Kimie Tsukakoshi is an actress and singer of Chinese/Japanese background who is based in Australia. She recently completed filming the lead role of Kyra in The Bureau of Magical Things, the latest creation by acclaimed producer Jonathan Shiff. She also made her main stage debut in The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek at La Boite Theatre Company in early 2018.
Kimie currently features as Heidi Thomson on all three seasons of The Family Law, SBS and Matchbox Pictures' award-winning comedy TV series. Kimie also plays Ivy Chen, a recurring character on Secret City (Foxtel/Matchbox Pictures), Lily in Riptide (feature film by the Steve Jaggi Company starring Debby Ryan), Samantha in The Virgin Intervention (webseries pilot by ABC2/The Galvanized Film Group) and has appeared on Doctor Doctor (Channel Nine), H2O: Just Add Water and a number of commercials.
On stage, Kimie performed at the Brisbane Festival the titular role in the world premiere of Hanako: Desire and Other Secret Weapons, a new work by Belloo Creative (the team behind the award-winning play Motherland). Hanako was nominated for a number of awards at the 2017 Matilda Awards including Best Female Actor for Kimie Tsukakoshi.
Other onstage credits include: Marcy Park in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Underground Productions, Oscar Theatre Company), Kim in Miss Saigon (Savoyards, Ignatians), Christmas Eve in Avenue Q (Brisbane Arts Theatre), Boy & Girl Cabaret at the Brisbane Powerhouse (Oscar Theatre Company), The Princess in The New Dead: Medea Material (La Boite Indie/Stella Electrika), Gabriella Montez in High School Musical (Harvest Rain), Amy in Real Women, a New Musical (QPAC Cabaret series), Victoria in Cats (Harvest Rain) and the ensemble in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Harvest Rain).
Kimie is a proud member of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance. In her past life, she also worked as a corporate lawyer.