(鈴木杏, Suzuki An
?) is a Japanese actress born on April 27, 1987. She is sometimes credited as An Suzuki
. She is not related to Anna Suzuki.
A model since the age of three, she got an early break in her acting career at 12 when she starred in the Hollywood film Snow Falling on Cedars
with Ethan Hawke. She was next featured in the action movie Returner
opposite Takeshi Kaneshiro, and won the Best New Actor at the 26th Japan Academy Awards. She could also be seen in Hana and Alice
, the new film from director Shunji Iwai, and Juvenile
. She has also voice-acted the main character in Katsuhiro Otomo's 2004 anime film, Steamboy
, and also takes the main female role of Natsuki Mogi
in the Hong Kong race movie Initial D
(頭文字 D) - based on the manga and anime series with the same title.