Mitsuko Kusabue

Mitsuko Kusabue (草笛 光子, Kusabue Mitsuko, born October 22, 1933 in Yokohama) is a Japanese actress.

Mitsuko Kusabue
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Born (1933-10-22) October 22, 1933 (age 87)
OccupationActress
Years active1953–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 1960⁠–⁠1962)

Selected filmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Director Notes Ref
1957 On Wings of Love Eiko Itakura Toshio Sugie
1958 Song for a Bride Teruko Nishimura Ishirō Honda
1958 A Holiday in Tokyo Kajirō Yamamoto
1960 Daughters, Wives and a Mother Mikio Naruse
1962 Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki Toda no Tsubone Hiroshi Inagaki
1962 A Wanderer's Notebook Kyōko Hinatsu Mikio Naruse
1963 The Lost World of Sinbad Senkichi Taniguchi
1964 Yearning Hisako Morita Mikio Naruse
1976 The Inugamis Umeko Inugami Kon Ichikawa
1977 Rhyme of Vengeance Kon Ichikawa
1978 Hi no Tori Kon Ichikawa
1979 Byoinzaka no Kubikukuri no Ie KonIchikawa
1981 Kofuku Kon Ichikawa
1985 Sorekara Umeko Nagai Yoshimitsu Morita
2006 The Inugamis Teacher of Harp Kon Ichikawa
2006 What the Snow Brings Shizuko Yazaki Kichitaro Negishi
2009 Shizumanu Taiyō Masae Onchi Setsurō Wakamatsu
2014 0.5 mm[1] Shizue Makabe Momoko Ando
2016 The Magnificent Nine Juzaburo's mother Yoshihiro Nakamura
2018 Walking with My Grandma Kiyo Tetsuo Shinohara
2019 They Say Nothing Stays the Same Joe Odagiri
2020 What Happened to Our Nest Egg!? Yoshino Gotō Tetsu Maeda

Television dramasEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref
1975 Tsūkai! Kōchiyama Sōshun Otaki Fuji TV
1975 Hissatsu Hitchuu Shigotoya Kagyō Osei ABC Hissatsu series
1976 Hissatsu Karakurinin Kepuuhen ABC Hissatsu series
1978 Edo Professional Hissatsu Shōbainin Osei ABC Hissatsu series
1983 Ōoku Kansai
1995 Hachidai Shōgun Yoshimune Ten'ei-in NHK Taiga drama
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai Kōdai-in NHK Taiga drama
2002 Toshiie to Matsu Ōmandokoro NHK Taiga drama
2004 Dondo Hare Katsuno Kagami NHK Asadora
2006 Kekkon Dekinai Otoko Ikuyo Kuwano Fuji TV
2009 Tenchijin Tome NHK Taiga drama
2010 Second Virgin NHK
2013 Yae no Sakura Narrator NHK Taiga drama
2016 Sanada Maru Tori NHK Taiga drama
2016 Tokyo Trial Narrator NHK Japanese version only
2018 Bakabon no Papa yori Baka na Papa Junko NHK
2021 Old Jack and Rose Kirako Kuji Fuji TV Lead role [2]

TheaterEdit

Year Title Role
1964 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Rosemary Pilkington
1983 Chicago Roxie Hart
1993 La Cage aux Folles Jacqueline

AnimeEdit

Year Title Role
2004 Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple Mrs. Opalsen
2005 The Snow Queen Amanda

DubbingEdit

Title Role
Agatha Christie's Marple Series 2 Miss Marple (Geraldine McEwan)
Agatha Christie's Marple Series 3 Miss Marple (Geraldine McEwan)

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 0.5ミリ(2013). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved June 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "池脇千鶴らダンス披露で猛特訓 『その女、ジルバ』熟女ホステスたちの練習成果にも注目". Oricon. Retrieved January 10, 2021.

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