Marie Eguro (江黒 真理衣 (えぐろ まりぃ) Eguro Marie, born January 13, 1972 in North Carolina, United States), also spelled as Mari Eguro (江黒 真理 (えぐろ まり) Eguro Mari), is a Japanese-American actress, model and pianist.

She debuted in the 1995 film, Hana Yori Dango as Shizuka Todo. Eguro also portrayed Miss Kenya in Thunderbolt starring Jackie Chan.


Early life

Marie Eguro was born on January 13, 1972 in North Carolina, United States. Eguro studied at Troy Junior High School in Shorewood, Illinois and at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. She was accepted into Harvard in 1990 and graduated cum laude in 1996.


In 1990, she returned to Japan to start a career in the entertainment industry. She worked as a pianist, film actress, and commercial talent. Eguro appeared in two films, Hana Yori Dango and Thunderbolt, in 1995.



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Hana Yori Dango Shizuka Todo
Thunderbolt Miss Kenya


  • Eguro was born in the United States and speaks English fluently, many of her scenes in Hana Yori Dango highlight this skill.

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