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Nanako Matsushima


Like most beautiful Japanese actresses, she started out her career as a swim suit model. She was discovered in high school and landed her first job when she was nineteen. Over the next five years she would become one of the most famous models in Japan. Her first big role was when she was twenty-four in Kon'na koi no hanashi (1997) (TV) opposite ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ringu
Ringu Reiko Asakawa
(1998)
When Marnie Was There
When Marnie Was There Yoriko Sasaki
(2014)
Shield of Straw
Shield of Straw Atsuko Shiraiwa
(2013)
Whiteout
Whiteout Chiaki Hirakawa
(2000)

Filmography

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 2016 Eigyô Buchô Kira Natsuko (TV Mini-Series)
Natsuko
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Natsuko
 2015 Red Cross: Onna tachi no akagami (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2015)
- Episode #1.1 (2015)
 2015 Murder on the Orient Express (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2015)
- Episode #1.1 (2015)
 2005-2013 Emergency Room 24 Hours (TV Series)
Kaede kojima
- Episode #5.1 (2013) ... Kaede kojima
- Episode #3.9 (2005)
- Episode #3.1 (2005)
- Episode #1.1 (2005)
 2013 Shield of Straw
Atsuko Shiraiwa
 2012 Lucky Seven (TV Series)
Fujisaki Toko
- Episode #1.10 (2012) ... Fujisaki Toko
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... Fujisaki Toko
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Fujisaki Toko
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Fujisaki Toko
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Fujisaki Toko
 2010 Ghost
Nanami Hoshino
 2009 Kyûmei byôtô 24ji: Kyûmeii Kojima Kaede (TV Mini-Series)
Kaede Kojima
 2007 Bizan
Sakiko Kouno
 2006 Furuhata Ninzaburo Final (TV Movie)
Kaede Ono / Momiji Ono
 2005 Hotaru no haka (TV Movie)
Hisako Sawano (Seita mother's cousin)
 2003 Bijo ka yaju (TV Series)
 2002 Toshiie to Matsu: Kaga hyakumangoku monogatari (TV Series)
Maeda Matsu
 2001 Hyaku-nen no monogatari (TV Series)
 2000 Yamato nadeshiko (TV Series)
Sakurako Jinno
 2000 Whiteout
Chiaki Hirakawa
 1999 Kôri no sekai (TV Series)
Tohko Egi
 1999 Majo no jouken (TV Series)
Michi Hirose
 1998 GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (TV Series)
Fuyutsuki Azusa
- Drama Special (1998) ... Fuyutsuki Azusa
- I'm a Great Teacher (1998) ... Fuyutsuki Azusa
 1998 Sweet Season (TV Series)
 1997 A Story of Love (TV Movie)
Kaori Fujimura
 1997 Yonimo kimyô na monogatari: '97 haru no tokubetsu hen (TV Movie) (segment "Kanrinin")
 1997 Koi to hanabi to kanransha
Fumika Nonomura
 1997 Kimi ga jinsei no toki (TV Series)
Tomomi Nagai
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Other Works:

She is in New Super Mario Bros. commercials in Japan.

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Recommended to play "Reiko Asakawa" in Ringu (1998) by Hiroyuki Sanada. See more »

Nickname:

Queen of Japanese Drama

Star Sign:

Libra

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