Dec. 9th, 1972
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Reiko Aylesworth (born December 9, 1972) in Evanston, Illinois and is of Dutch, Welsh, and Japanese ancestry. She lived in Springfield, Illinois, from 1987 to 1988 where she first became interested in acting. After understudying in several productions at the Springfield Theatre Centre, Aylesworth was cast in the role of Consuelo in West Side Story, while her family was preparing to move to Seattle, Washington. When her family left for Seattle, she remained in Springfield with family friends for the duration of the play's run.
- Of all the characters Reiko has played so far, her favorite has been Michelle Dessler who she describes as "a strong woman with a big heart" and "she's based on my mom".
- Made a guest appearance in the fifth season premiere of _"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000)_ (qv). This was going to be a recurring role, but was limited to one episode after she received a contract for season four of _"24" (2001)_ (qv). Ironincally, she was replaced on "CSI" by 'Aisha Tyler' (qv), who played Marianne Taylor in season four of "24.".
- Lived in Springfield, Illinois from 1987-1988 where she participated in her first play, "West Side Story.".
- Is extremely good at pool, having learned how to play in high school.
- Moved to Seattle, Washington, when she was 15.
- Her first name is pronounced "Ray-co," and means "child of thankfulness."
- Her ancestry is 1/4 Japanese, 1/4 Welsh, and 1/2 Dutch.
- Her mother was born in South Africa (Boer heritage) and raised in Great Britain.