| 山下 リオ|
| October 10, 1992 (age 24) (1992-10-10) Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan|
Chihiro Otsuka (older sister)
Kosuke Suzuki (brother-in-law)
Love Letter, Flower of Shanidar, Bushidô Sixteen, Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keis, When You Wish Upon a Star
Chihiro Otsuka, Nanami Sakuraba, Kosuke Suzuki, Kazuma Sano, Riko Narumi
Rio Yamashita (山下 リオ, Yamashita Rio, born 10 October 1992, in Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan) is a Japanese fashion model and actress.
Yamashita is represented with Stardust Promotion.
Yamashita decided to pursue a career as an actress when she watched Ko Shibasaki in the television drama Orange Days when she was in elementary school. She later auditioned for Stardust Promotion, which Shibasaki is affiliated with, in 2006.
In March 2007 she was chosen as the 12th Rehouse Girl of Mitsui Fudosan Realty. Later in April Yamashita became an exclusive model for the fashion magazine Hanachu. Her acting debut was in the drama Koisuru Nichiyōbi: Dai 3 Series in June.
In November 2008 Yamashita's first leading role in a terrestrial television drama was the Ai no Gekijō 40th anniversary programme Love Letter.
Her first leading role in a film was Someday's Dreamers later in December.
In July 2013, Yamashita played Arisa Morishige in the drama Limit whose character is bullied and runs away in extreme conditions.
Her first regular variety appearances was as an assistant on the television series A-Studio in April 2014.
Rio Yamashita Wikipedia