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Birth Name: 田中 絹代

Born: 29 November 1909 Died: 21 March 1977

Country of origin: Japan


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Description: Japanese actress and director. Tanaka was born in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. She became a leading actress at an early age, appearing in Yasujirō Ozu's I Graduated, But... in 1929. The following year she played the lead in Aiyoku no ki, and in 1931 she appeared in Japan's first talkie, The Neighbor's Wife and Mine, directed by Heinosuke Gosho. She had a close working relationship with director Kenji Mizoguchi, having parts in 15 of his films, including leading roles in The Life of Oharu (1952), Ugetsu (1953) and Sansho the Bailiff (1954). Their working relationship ended when Mizoguchi countered a recommenda ... (more)
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1. Ugetsu (1953)
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8.3
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8.5
157 Watched
3. Red Beard (1965)
Rating:
8.3
148 Watched
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8
80 Watched
5. Equinox Flower (1958)
Rating:
8.2
53 Watched




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1. Love Letter (1953)
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7.3
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