Akemi Look most recently landed an exciting supporting role in Disney's A Wrinkle In Time, (directed by Ava Duvernay) alongside Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-raw and Zach Galifianakis.
Akemi also landed a lead role in The Man From Earth: Holocene, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2007 cult sci-fi film The Man from Earth. Her co-stars include Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty), Michael Dorn (Star Trek), Sterling Knight (So Random!), Brittany Curran (The Magicians) and David Lee Smith (CSI: MIAMI).
Akemi made her television debut on HBO’s How To Make It In America alongside Bryan Greenberg and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi.
She studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York City, received a dance scholarship to The Alvin Ailey Fellowship Program, and competed as a member of the USA Rhythmic Gymnastics national team at the 2002 Rhythmic Gymnastics Group World Championships.
Akemi champions increased visibility and representation for Asian American voices. She tells the stories she wants to tell with bold and unapologetic brush strokes.
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