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Meiko Kaji


Meiko Kaji was born on March 24, 1947 in the Kanda area of Tokyo, Japan. Following graduation from the Yakumo Academy High School in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan in 1965, Kaji first began acting in films in the mid-1960's under her real name of Masako Ota. She was given the stage name Meiko Kaji by director Masahiro Makino. Meiko achieved her greatest ... See full bio »

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Known For

Lady Snowblood
Lady Snowblood Yuki Kashima (Shurayuki-hime)
(1973)
Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance
Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance Shurayuki-hime (Yuki Kashima)
(1974)
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion)
(1972)

Filmography

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 2014 Gokuaku Gambo (TV Mini-Series)
Sasori Dokuko
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Sasori Dokuko
 2013 Taxi Driver no Suiri Nisshi 34 (TV Movie)
 2013 Jôiuchi: hairyô zuma shimatsu (TV Movie)
Suga
 2012 A Wonderful Single Life (TV Mini-Series)
Kirishima Yoko
- Episode #1.11 (2012) ... Kirishima Yoko
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Kirishima Yoko
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Kirishima Yoko
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Kirishima Yoko
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Kirishima Yoko
 2007 Hasshû mawari kuwayama jûbei (TV Series)
 2006 Nogaremono orin (TV Series)
 2004 Samurai Justice: Assistance in a Duel (TV Movie)
Omoto
 2003 Anata no tonari ni dare ka iru (TV Series)
Shimako Matsumoto
 2003 Kaseifu wa mita! 21 (TV Movie)
Mayumi Hirao
 1999 Zeno: Kagiri Naki Ai Ni
Gentarou's mother (voice)
 1998 Kenkaku shôbai (TV Series)
Omoto
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Omoto
 1995 Onihei's Detective Records
Omasa, Yuguro's former wife
 1989 Onihei hankachô (TV Series)
Omasa
 1986 Tree Without Leaves
Woman who comes to the mountain
 1985 Sutaa tanjô (TV Series)
 1984 Aoi hitomi no seiraifu (TV Series)
 1984 Kaseifu wa mita! 2 (TV Movie)
 1981 The Man of Five Rings (TV Series)
 1980 The Wicked
Chise Fujishima
 1977 Fushoku no kôzô (TV Series)
 1977 Kareinaru keiji (TV Series)
Misugi
 1977 Sabita honoo
Toshiko Tanemura
 1976 Yakuza Graveyard
Keiko
 1976 Lullaby of the Earth
Young girl
 1976 Tsuma to onna no aida
Eiko Maeda
 1975 Dômyaku rettô
Fumiko
 1974 Jeans Blues: No Future
Hijiriko
 1974 The Homeless
 1973 Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701's Grudge Song
Nami Matsushima (The Scorpion)
 1973 Gendai ninkyô-shi
Katsuko Niki
 1973 Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable
Nami Matsushima (Sasori)
 1973 Hiroshima Death Match
Uehara Yasuko
 1972 Wandering Ginza: She-Cat Gambler
Nami Higuchi
 1972 Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion)
 1972 Ginchô wataridori
Nami Higuchi
 1972 Kôya no surônin (TV Series)
Ofumi
 1971 Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71
Furiko
 1970 Blind Woman's Curse
Akemi Tachibana
 1970 A Young Man's Stronghold
Ryoko Akiyama
 1969 Mini Skirt Lynchers (as Masako Ohta)
 1969 Retsuden shumei tobaku
Maki Komiyama
 1968 Retaliation
Saeko Hayafune (as Masako Oota)
 1968 Â Himeyuri no Tô
Tsuru Shimabukuro
 1968 Gangster VIP 2
Keiko Asami
 1967 Ketto
Yukiya Bando
 1967 Aru hi watashi wa (TV Series)
Natsuko
 1967 Hana o kuu mushi
Taeko Saimura
 1967 Yogiri yo kon'ya mo arigatô
Hiromi (as Masako Ôta)
 1966 Arashi o yobu otoko
Hisako Teramoto (as Masako Ôta)
 1966 Zesshô
Mihoko (as Masako Ôta)
 1966 Namida kun sayonara
Masako (as Masako Ôta)
 1966 Chimatsuri kenkajo
Osakae
 1966 Seishun a Go-Go
Yuko Muraki (as Masako Ôta)
 1965 Aitsu to no bouken
Noriko Munakata (as Masako Ota)
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Alternate Names:

Masako Ohta | Masako Oota | Masako Ota | Masako Ôta

Height:

5' 4¼" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

Chiyoda Tokyo, Japan: Living and working,

Star Sign:

Aries

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