Mari Kasuya is a Japanese American actress and dancer known for her work in the films, Avengers: Endgame (2019), and A Week Away (2020).
Mari Kasuya was born as ‘Mari Kaitlin Kasuya’ in 1994 (age 26 years; as in 2020) in the Yokohama city of Japan.
She did her schooling from Walton High School, Georgia, and pursued a bachelor’s degree in Digital Broadcast Journalism & Theatre from the University of Georgia. She pursued Semester at Sea program of the Spring 2016 voyage of the University of Virginia.
In acting, Mari was mentored by Barbara Beneville at Just Breathe Acting in Marietta. During her high schooling, she also learned singing. Mari is a trained hip hop dancer and attended Rhythm Dance Center in Marietta to improve her dancing skills.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Family & Ethnicity
She was born to Keishi Kasuya and Andrea Kasuya. Her mother is a former ballerina and used to run a dance school in her hometown in Japan. She has a brother, Chris Kasuya.
She started her career as a social media intern at What’s Trending in Los Angeles. She went on to work as a freelance fashion stylist on Tailor (app), market and sales specialist at Orange Halo, and social media manager at North River Church of Christ. Mari made her acting debut with the film, Joyful Noise (2012) in the role of ‘Our Lady of Perpetual Tears Choir Member.’
She made her TV debut with the series, Mark of a Killer (2019) as ‘Karen Potack.’
She has acted in films such as Avengers: Endgame (2019), Limbo (Short;2019), Inheritance (2020), and What a Night (Short). She has also acted in the digital films, Christmas on the Square (2012), and A Week Away (2020). Mari is also working with a leading virtual staffing solutions company, Belay, as an independent contractor.
- Actress(s): Reese Witherspoon, Constance Wu
- TV Host: Ellen DeGeneres
- In her spare time, Mari likes to dance, write, travel, and explore digital media.
- Mari began to dance at an early age, and simultaneously, she also started performing on the stage.
- After portraying a small role in the film, Joyful Noise (2020), Mari pledged to become an actress. However, while pursuing graduation in journalism, she became highly fascinated with the field and changed her career goals to news anchor. After spending a while in the field of journalism, she realized her dream of acting and got back on the track again.