Japanese American Women Speak

Keiko Agena

Keiko Agena is best known for the TV show, GILMORE GIRLS, where she played Lane Kim for seven seasons and reprised the role in 2016.  As a guest star she has appeared on such shows as BAJILLION DOLLAR PROPERTIE$, SHAMELESS, SCANDAL, TWISTED, HOUSE, ER and WITHOUT A TRACE. Recently she has been recurring on SWEET/VICIOUS, COLONY and the new Netflix release of 13 REASONS WHY as Mrs. Bradley. AGENA is currently working on an “Artist Workbook” which she recently sold to Tarcher/Perigree (a division of PENGUIN/RANDOM HOUSE.) The book, NO MISTAKES, is set for release in the summer of 2018. Agena is a graduate of the UCB and iO West improv programs, has studied at the Groundlings and currently performs with the improv teams Ham Radio, RJP, Totally Heather and the UCB-Mess-Hall-mash-up-team Kilowatt. In 2016 Keiko was one of the people chosen for the cover of ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Magazine to advertise the upcoming GG reunion.