Nanako Matsushima (松嶋 菜々子, Matsushima Nanako, born October 13, 1973) is a Japanese actress and model. She is known outside Japan for her role in the horror film Ring. She was also a main character in A Story of Love, along with Ring co-star Hiroyuki Sanada. In 2011 her drama Kaseifu no Mita reached a viewer rating of 40%, making it one of the highest rated Japanese dramas of all time.
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On February 21, 2001, she married Japanese actor Takashi Sorimachi. They have two daughters together, born on May 31, 2004 and November 30, 2007. She is considered one of Japan's most beautiful women.
- Toshiie to Matsu (Toshiie and Matsu) (2002), as Maeda Matsu
- Hana Yori Dango Returns (Boys Over Flowers) (2007)
- Kyumei Byoto 24 Ji 4 (24 Hour Emergency Ward 4) (2009)
- Kaseifu no Mita (Mita the Housekeeper) (2011)
- Lucky Seven (Toko Fujisaki) (2012)
- Suna no Tou (2016)
- Auditor Shuhei Nozaki (2018)
- Natsuzora (2019), as Fujiko Shibata
- Furuhata Ninzaburo Final (2006)
- Hana Yori Dango (Boys Over Flowers) (2005)
- Hotaru no Haka (Grave of the Fireflies) (2005)
- Kyumei Byoto 24 Ji 3 (24 Hour Emergency Ward 3) (2005)
- Bijo ka Yajuu (The Beauty or the Beast) (2003)
- Yamato Nadeshiko (Perfect Woman) (2000)
- Hyakunen no Monogatari (The Story of One Century) (2000)
- Koori no sekai (Ice World) (1999)
- Majo no Jouken (Forbidden Love) (1999)
- Kyumei Byoto 24 Ji (24 Hour Emergency Ward) (1999)
- Great Teacher Onizuka (1998)
- Sweet Season (1998)
- Shinya Tokkyu a.k.a. Midnight Express (1998)
- Shinryounaikai Ryouko (The Doctor Is In) (1997)
- Konna Koi no Hanashi (A Story Of Love) (1997)
- Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari Kanrinin (1997)
- Kimi ga Jinsei no Toki (The Time of Your Life) (1997)
- Himawari (Sunflower) (1996)
- Heart ni S (1995)
- Onegai Darin (Please Darling!) (1993)
- Shacho ni natta Wakadaisho (1992)
- Winter, Jessica; Hughes, Lloyd (2007). The Rough Guide to Film. Penguin. pp. 386–. ISBN 978-1-4053-8498-8. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
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- Oricon: best face, Tokyograph Sep 12,2007
- "北村一輝＆松嶋菜々子＆柄本明『妖怪大戦争』人間キャスト発表". Cinema Cafe. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
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