Keiko Agena played "Rory's" (Alexis Bledel) best friend, the Korean-American "Lane Kim" on Gilmore Girls for all seven seasons from 2000 to 2007. At the start of the series, her character "Lane" was 16 years old and Keiko in real life was actually 27 years old! After her time on Gilmore Girls, she appeared in a few movies and television series, however it wasn't until 2018 when she became another series regular on TV.
Keiko Agena: Her roles after Gilmore Girls
The 46-year-old actress appeared in several short films including Road Rage (2010), Lil Tokyo Reporter (2012), Family Gathering (2013), Me + Her (2014) and Unfriended (2015). Her television appearances include Castle (2010), Scandal (2012), Twisted, Shameless (2013), Better Call Saul (2015), Colony (2017) and Sweet/Vicious (2017) among others. Keiko also reprised her role of "Lane" in 2016 for 4 episodes of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.
Keiko Agena stars on Prodigal Son
In 2018, Keiko became a series regular playing the role of "Aiko Hakari" on The First and in 2019, she has been playing the role of "Dr. Edrisa Tanaka" on Prodigal Son.
Fun Facts About Keiko Agena:
-She was nominated for four awards for her role in Gilmore Girls and she won the Young Artist Award in 2002 for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Supporting Young Actress
-She is a Japanese-American who was born in Honolulu, Hawaii
-Keiko has been married to musician Shin Kawasaki since December 19, 2005
-She has no children, but married her husband in a helicopter over Las Vegas