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22 June 1985
|Other names||Rosa Matsui (married)|
|Spouse(s)||Daisuke Matsui (22 June 2011–present)|
From April 2004 to March 2005, Kato was a regular guest student on Italian Conversation, a 25-minute NHK TV program for beginners of Italian. She subsequently began appearing in commercials and became a popular model after appearing in Zexy, a Japanese bridal magazine, in 2004.
She appeared in the Japanese film Tokyo Tower with Jun Matsumoto in 2005. In late 2005, she began appearing in Japanese television dramas such as Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo. She later won the "Best Newcomer Award" for her performance in Dance Drill (also known as Dandori in Japan) in 2006.
In 2007, she starred in the Japanese drama Jotei with Hana Yori Dango actor Shota Matsuda. In 2008, Kato appeared in several TV dramas such as Oh! My Girl! with Mokomichi Hayami and Change with Takuya Kimura.
Kato's mother is Japanese and her father is Italian, both met at an Italian restaurant her father worked at in Yokohama. When Kato was five years old, the family moved to Naples, Italy. At that time she was able to speak and understand Italian, but has since forgotten almost every word. Hence, Kato was a regular guest student on Italian Conversation NHK TV program. She was named Rosa after her paternal grandmother.
On 22 June 2011, Kato's 26th birthday, she married Japanese football player Daisuke Matsui. The next day, she announced on her blog her four-month pregnancy with their first child. She later gave birth to a son.
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|2006||Catch A Wave|
|Youki na Gang ga Chikyuu wo Mawasu|
|Ichiban Kirei na Mizu|
|Yoru no Pikunikku (Night Time Picnic)|
|2007||Unfair: The Movie|
|Smile Seiya no Kiseki|
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|2008||Detroit Metal City|
|Tengoku wa Mada Tooku|
|2012||Girls For Keeps (Garu)|
|Division 1 - Yuku Na Ryoma!||2005||Fuji TV|
|Kindaichi Shounen No Jikenbo||2005||NTV|
|Yakusha Damashii||2006||Fuji TV|
|Tsubasa No Oreta Tenshitachi 2||2006||Fuji TV|
|Onna No Ichidaiki SP||2006||Fuji TV|
|Tokkyu Tanaka San Go||2007||TBS|
|Oh! My Girl!!||2008||NTV|
|Ketsuekigatabetsu Onna ga Kekkon Suru Hoho (血液型別オンナが結婚する方法)||2009||Fuji TV|
|Door To Door||2009||TBS|
|Samayoi Zakura (サマヨイザクラ)||2009||Fuji TV|
|Koishite Akuma (恋して悪魔)||2009||Fuji TV|
|Pro Golfer Hana||2010||NTV|
|Fuyu no Sakura||2011||TBS|
50th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Newcomer (Dance Drill)
- NHK Italian TV Conversation
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