|Amy Okuda Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2¼ in|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 1989|
In her teens, Amy Okuda shifted her interest from basketball to dancing and that proved out to be a beneficial decision as she started her career by bagging work in music videos and commercials. Her first big acting gig was a guest appearance in David Duchovny’s popular show, Californication. Soon, she managed to bag work as Tinkerballa in the comedy web series, The Guild. Over the course of her career, she has appeared in the high profile TV shows such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Grey’s Anatomy.
Amy Kei Okuda
Torrance, California, United States
She is based in California, United States.
After graduating from high school, Amy Okuda got enrolled at the University of South California. She graduated from the university with a degree in Cinematic Arts.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Lisa Okuda (Sister) (She works at Disney.)
Amy Okuda is represented by Authentic Talent and Literary Management.
5 ft 2¼ in or 158 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Amy Okuda has dated –
- Mitchell Hashimoto – Amy Okuda is in a relationship with Mitchell Hashimoto, co-founder of HashiCorp. They have known each other since their teens. However, it is not known whether they have been dating since their teens. As per her Instagram feed, they have got engaged and are due to get married in November 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Japanese ancestry.
Amy Okuda has appeared in TV commercials for –
- Shoe Carnival
- Suntory (Japanese soft drink company)
- Subway sandwich shops
She has also been featured in print adverts for the brands such as Apple and Verizon. Plus, she has lent her voice to the TV commercial for AT&T.
She has also used her social media activity to promote products and brands such as Bite Beauty Liquid Lipstick.
Best Known For
- Having played the role of Tinkerballa in the comedy web series, The Guild
- Being cast in a recurring role in the comedy fantasy TV series, The Good Place
- Having appeared in the popular TV shows such as How to Get Away with Murder, Grey’s Anatomy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Scream Queens
In 2013, she made her theatrical film debut in an important role in the comedy horror movie, Chastity Bites.
First Web Show
In 2007, she made her first web show appearance in the comedy series, The Guild.
Amy Okuda Favorite Things
- Movie – Singing in the Rain (1952)
- Actor – Joseph Gordon-Levitt
- Actress – Emma Stone
- Typical Travel Outfit – Sweats and a comfy tee or a tank top
- Airline – United Airlines
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Amy Okuda Facts
- While growing up, she had a keen interest in basketball which she had started playing at the age of 5.
- She started taking interest in dancing while she was studying in 7th grade. She started dabbling in acting a couple of years later.
- She started her showbusiness career by bagging a few gigs in commercials and music videos as a dancer.
- When she first auditioned for The Guild and was booked for the show, she felt she had bagged a role in a TV show pilot. However, when she realized that it was a web show, she was a little disappointed.
- Follow Amy Okuda on Twitter and Instagram.
Featured Image by Amy Okuda / Instagram