Character

Chiyoh

Played by Tao Okamoto

Actor Bio

Tao Okamoto plays Chiyoh on NBC's thriller "Hannibal." As a girl, Chiyoh was sent by her parents to Lecter Castle to study under Hannibal Lecter's aunt, Lady Murasaki. Her firsthand experience with Hannibal's manipulations make her a formidable ally... or adversary.

Okamoto recently wrapped "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Diane Lane, Jesse Eisenberg, Laurence Fishburne and Holly Hunter.
Okamoto was recently seen starring opposite Hugh Jackman in "The Wolverine," directed by James Mangold. The film has grossed over $415 million.

Okamoto is an international supermodel and one of the biggest in Japan. She was named one of Vogue's Women of the Year in 2010. She has graced the covers of Vogue, W, Harpers Bazaar, Glamour and Allure.

She has also been the face of numerous campaigns including Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren, Moschino and Kenneth Cole.

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