<p>Noriko Nakagoshi (中越典子, Nakagoshi Noriko, born December 31, 1979 in Saga, Saga, Japan) is a Japanese actress.
Nakagoshi, first debuted as a model for ViVi magazine in 1999. She began acting the same year, making her acting debut as Midori Sato in the show Tengoku no Kiss. Her acting attracted her great attention and from there, she moved onto bigger roles. Her breakthrough role came in the 2003 NHK asadora, Kokoro, where she played the lead, Kokoro Suenaga. Since then she has acted in many dramas, films, and stage plays.</p>