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Makiko Esumi

One-time volleyball player, model, television personality and actress the Shimane-born Esumi Makiko retired at age 50 in 2017 citing a desire to concentrate on her family in general and children in particular, but magazines reported that the decision came amidst news of an extramarital affair and estrangement from her second husband from whom she ... See full bio »

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4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Maborosi Yumiko
Inochi Miri Yu
Shomuni Chinatsu Tsuboi
Pisutoru opera Miyuki Minazuki


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 2013 Olympic no minoshirokin (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Hamano
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Hamano
 1998-2013 Shomuni (TV Series)
Chinatsu Tsuboi
- Chinatsu sayonara? dô naru? shomu ni ka (2013) ... Chinatsu Tsuboi
 2011 Buru dokutâ (TV Series)
Odate Tamami
- Episode #1.11 (2011) ... Odate Tamami
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... Odate Tamami
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... Odate Tamami
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Odate Tamami
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Odate Tamami
 2010 Gû tan nûbo (TV Series)
 2007 Jigoku no sata mo yome shidai (TV Series)
 2006 Machiben (TV Series)
 2004 Otôto (TV Mini-Series)
Takiko mizunoe
 2004 Sore wa, totsuzen, arashi no you ni... (TV Series)
Kozue Ogawa
 2003 Shomuni Forever (TV Movie)
Chinatsu Tsuboi
 2002 Inochi
Miri Yu
 2001 Pisutoru opera
Miyuki Minazuki
 2001 Rabu reboryûshon (TV Series)
Kyouko Asaoka
- Koi to kakumei (2001) ... Kyouko Asaoka
- Koi no ayamachi (2001) ... Kyouko Asaoka
- Koi no ribenji (2001) ... Kyouko Asaoka
- Koi no risetto (2001) ... Kyouko Asaoka
- Koi no eapôto (2001) ... Kyouko Asaoka
 2000 Shomuni Special 2nd: New Year Drama Special (TV Movie)
Chinatsu Tsuboi
 1999 Over Time (TV Mini-Series)
Natsuki Kasahara
 1998 Shomuni Special (TV Movie)
Chinatsu Tsuboi
 1997 Koi wa maiorita
Kosaka Machiko
 1996 Konna watashi ni dare ga shita (TV Series)
 1995 Maborosi
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TV commercials: Toyota Hilux See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[Upon Retirement}: I have been working during most of the milestones in my life -- the birth of my children and their growing up. Now it is time for me to take a pause and devote my life to things that only I can do. I have therefore come to this conclusion (to retire from acting and TV),"


She singlehandedly managed to start a fashion revolution (and set the hearts of many a man aflutter) with her depiction of an office lady in short skirts and heels in the series Shomuni (1998). See more »

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