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Momoko Kôchi (1932–1998)

Discovered, along with actors Akira Takarada and Yu Fujiki, in Toho's sixth annual New Face Contest in 1953, Momoko Kochi was immediately cast in her first film, A WOMAN'S HEART RELEASED. Two pictures with Toho's veteran director Kajiro Yamamoto followed the next year. It was probably in his mentor Yamamoto's films that younger director Ishiro ... See full bio »


(age 66) in Tokyo, Japan

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Godzilla Emiko Yamane
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
The Mysterians
The Mysterians Hiroko Iwamoto


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 1994 Imôto yo (TV Series)
Takako Matsui
- Nakuna imôto, nakuna (1994) ... Takako Matsui
- Onîchan yurushite (1994) ... Takako Matsui
 1993 Gurenbana
 1988 Nonchan no yume (TV Series)
 1985 Yuki no dansho - jonetsu
Kane (as Momoko Kawachi)
 1984 Mitsugetsu
 1982 Matsumoto Seichô no Ekiro (TV Movie)
 1977 Godzilla
 1973 Tokimeki
 1967 Koto yûshû: Ane imôto
Madame at Étoire
 1960 Onna no saka
 1958 Half Human
The Girl
 1958 Otorasan daihanjô
Taeko Inohara
 1957 The Mysterians
Hiroko Iwamoto
 1957 A Rainbow Plays in My Heart
Ikuko Aso
 1957 Goyôkiki monogatari
 1956 Hadashi no seishun
Young girl at Kuro Village
 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Emiko (as Momoko Kochi)
 1955 Aoi hate
 1955 Jû jin yuki otoko
Machiko Takeno, Iijima's lover
 1955 Seifuku no otome tachi
Yukie Miyake
 1955 Yuki no koi
 1954 Zoku Take-chan shacho
 1954 Take-chan shacho
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Alternate Names:

Momoko Kawachi | Momoko Kochi

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She created the role of Emiko Yamane in Inoshiro Honda's "Gojira" (1954). Forty years later she reprised the role in "Gojira vs. Desutoroia" (1995). It was her last film role before she died of cancer.

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