February 21, 1978
As a teenager she made her feature film debut in the 1995 Shunji Iwai film Love Letter playing the role of Itsuki Fujii as a young girl. The film was a huge box-office success and Miki picked up a number of awards for her role including a Japanese Academy Award for 'Newcomer of the Year'.
She also starred in Hagusen nagashi (1996) on TV as well as in numerous other television series and movies. Miki's portrayal of the character Tomie in the 2001 horror movie Tomie: Re-birth was one of the more popular interpretations of the role.
In January 2008, Miki Sakai appeared in the 10-hour long TV historical drama Tokugawa Fūunroku Hachidai Shōgun Yoshimune.
- Love Letter (1995)
- Himeyuri no Tō (1995)
- Nagareita shichinin (1997)
- Abduction (1997), Mayo
- To Love (1997), Mitsu Morita
- Juvenile (2000), Noriko Kinoshita
- Tomie: Re-birth (2001), Tomie Kawakami
- Samayou Yaiba (2009), Wakako Kijima
- Kamen Rider OOO Wonderful: The Shogun and the 21 Core Medals (2011)
- You Are Brilliant Like a Spica (2019)
- Talking the Pictures (2019)
- Hakusen Nagashi (1996), Sonoko Nanakura
- Hakusen Nagashi: Spring at Age 19 (1997), Sonoko Nanakura
- Hakusen Nagashi: The Wind at Age 20 (1999), Sonoko Nanakura
- Aoi Tokugawa Sandai (2000), Tokugawa Masako
- Hakusen Nagashi: The Poem of Travels (2001), Sonoko Nanakura
- Hakusen Nagashi: Age 25 (2003), Sonoko Nanakura
- Hakusen Nagashi: The Final: Even as the Times of Dreaming have Passed (2005), Sonoko Nanakura
- Tokugawa Fūunroku Hachidai Shōgun Yoshimune (2008)
- Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (2018), Oei
|1996||19th Japan Academy Prize||Newcomer of the Year||Love Letter and Himeyuri no Tō||Won|
|17th Yokohama Film Festival||Best New Talent||Love Letter||Won|
|1997||10th Nikkan Sports Film Award||Best Newcomer||Abduction, To Love and Nagareita shichinin||Won|
|1998||21st Japan Academy Prize||Best Supporting Actress||Abduction||Nominated|
|1999||23rd Elan d'or Awards||Newcomer of the Year||Herself||Won|
- Internet Movie Database - Miki Sakai
- Internet Movie Database - Awards of the Japanese Academy 1996
- "ジュブナイル". eiga.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
- "さまよう刃（2009）". eiga.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
- Official profile (in Japanese)
- Miki Sakai at IMDb
- "Actress Miki Sakai to tie the knot with doctor". Mainichi Shimbun. May 9, 2008. Archived from the original on May 11, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-10.