Ariane Koizumi Actor

Ariane Koizumi (born 1963) is known as a fashion model and actress (though often just credited as Ariane). She is of Japanese and Dutch parentage. Koizumi grew up in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York, and later modeled for numerous top designers, including Yves Saint-Laurent, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons and Jean Paul Gautier. She appeared in Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar and other top publications and worked in the runways of Paris, Rome, Milan, Tokyo and other fashion centers worldwide. In 1985, she starred in Michael Cimino's film Year of the Dragon, in which she played the role of Chinese-American television reporter Tracy Tzu, who falls in love with the fanatical cop Stanley White, played by Mickey Rourke. For this role, she was nominated for two Razzie Awards. Koizumi subsequently had a cameo in Abel Ferrara's King of New York. Koizumi was married to Colombian painter Juan Eduardo Gómez Osorio, with whom she has three children, Antonia, Simona and Manuel.

Personal details

Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Places lived
Hanford , California
pop. 54,686 (2013)

Movie performances

1. Year of the Dragon (1985)

Action, Crime, Drama
played Tracy Tzu
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
10 Show list $24M

Year of the Dragon is a 1985 neo-noiraction film directed by Michael Cimino, starring Mickey Rourke, Ariane Koizumi and John Lone. The screenplay was written by Cimino and Oliver Stone and adapted from the novel by Robert Daley. This was Cimino's first film after the infamous failure of Heaven's Gate. Year of the Dragon is a New York crime drama and an exploration of gangs, the illegal drug trade, ethnicity, racism, and stereotypes.


Top cast

Lenny Carranza
William McKenna
Joey Tai
Harry Yung
Herbert Kwong
Nun #1
Jade Cobra #3
Milton Bin
Nun #2
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Year of the Dragon
Polish, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Yue Chinese, Standard Chinese, English
United States of America


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