A bilingual actress of Japanese and Irish heritage, Megumi was born in Kentucky and spent her childhood in Japan and England.
She began acting at the age of six on a Japanese morning television program, where she sang "Bingo!" as part of a sing-a-long segment. She began acting in plays in England and decided to pursue the arts upon her move to the US. Performing in school shows and New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Conservatories, Megumi continued her education at Emerson College, where she received a BA in Acting & Theatre Education.
Megumi is passionate about inclusive casting and fair representation for POC in the arts and continues to be an outspoken advocate. She is best known for Orange is the New Black, Mysteries of Laura and Younger. A proud member of SAG-AFTRA Megumi resides in Brooklyn with her husband.
Nice to Meet You! / どうぞよろしくお願いします!
Had a screening of my short film, Roof, with my amazing cast, crew and supportive friends at Videology in Williamsburg! Thank you to everyone who came out.
Submitted my first film, Roof, to HBO's APA Visionaries Festival! So proud of this little accomplishment and look forward to seeing more films made by Asian Americans and POC!
Shot new headshots with Sub/Urban Photography!
Shooting my first film, Roof, with Brett Kodama as my DP. Written, produced and directed by yours truly, we are shooting Oct 1-3rd.