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.

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Gilmore Girls star Keiko Agena: This is the actress today

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

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Keiko Agena attends the premiere of Hulu's The First at California Science Center on September 12, 2018

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.

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Keiko Agena attends "Dickinson" New York Premiere at St. Ann's Warehouse on October 17, 2019
 

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