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Yoshiko Tanaka (I) (1956–2011)

Yoshiko Tanaka was born on April 8, 1956 in Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for Black Rain (1989), Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989) and Railroad Man (1999). She was married to Kazuo Odate. She died on April 21, 2011 in Minato-ku, Tokyo. See full bio »

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Black Rain
Black Rain Yasuko
Godzilla vs. Biollante
Godzilla vs. Biollante Asuka Okouchi
Railroad Man
Railroad Man Akiko Sugiura
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 2007 Smile
Yukie Inotani
 2007 Best Wishes for Tomorrow
Aiko Mizutani
 2007 Oyaji
 2006 Thank You
Chikako furuichi
 2006 Brave Story
Kuniko Mitsuya (voice)
 2005 The Deep Red
Kayo Saiko
 2004 Install
Megumi Kasa
 2004 Kusa no ran
 2003 Yume oikakete
Yoshiko Kawai
 2000 Ringu 0
Akiko Miyaji
 1999 Railroad Man
Akiko Sugiura
 1995 A Last Note
 1993 The Tomb & the Divorce
Atsuko ishino
 1989 Black Rain
 1985 Yumechiyo nikki
 1982 Himeyuri no Tô
Haruko Kaura
 1975 Seigida! Mikatada! Zeninshugo!!
Singer (as The Candies)
 1975 The Drifters no kamo da! Goyo da!
Singer (as The Candies)
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