Welcome to the Emily Kuroda Official web page. Emily is an actress based in Los Angeles, and has performed on stage, television and film. She is married to actor/director Alberto Isaac. She has two brothers, Paul Kuroda (a Pulitzer Prize nominated photographer in Oakland) and Douglas Kuroda (an award winning Toyota mechanic and electrician in Fresno, California).
Emily Kuroda was seen for seven years as Mrs. Kim in Warner Brothers’ GILMORE GIRLS. Other recent television credits include the series, UNDER ONE ROOF and DROP DEAD DIVA as Margaret Cho’s mother. Other television appearances are GREY’S ANATOMY, THE MEDIUM, IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CLARK AND MICHAEL, SIX FEET UNDER, KING OF QUEENS, ER, THE DIVISION, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, GENERAL HOSPITAL, PORT CHARLES, THE AGENCY, PRESIDIO MED and ARLISS. Feature films include RED, PEEP WORLD, SHOP GIRL, MINORITY REPORT, STRANGER INSIDE, TWO DAYS IN THE VALLEY, DAD, BROKEN WORDS, ABOUT LOVE (Emmy nominated), WORTH WINNING and the soon to be released THE SENSEI.
Emily has performed in over 35 productions at East West Players in Los Angeles including Chay Yew’s RED (2001 LA Times Top 10). Other theatres include Playwright’s Arena (STRAIGHT AS A LINE, 1999 LA Times Top 10), South Coast Rep, New York’s Public Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Rep, Singapore Repertory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Doolittle Theater, Huntington Theater (Boston), Los Angeles Theater Center, Zephyr Theater, LA Women’s Shakespeare Company, and the Los Angeles Shakespeare Festival.
She is the recipient of five Dramalogue Awards, a Garland Award for outstanding performance, and an L.A. Ovation award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Play, Playwright’s Arena Award, East West Players Rae Creevey Award, and the Entertainment Today Best Actress Award for her performance in “Winter People” in 2004.