Momoko Kôchi (1932–1998)


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Discovered, along with actors Akira Takarada and Yû 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 Onna gokoro wa hitosuji ni (1953). Two pictures with Toho's veteran director Kajirô Yamamoto followed the next year. It was probably in his mentor Yamamoto's ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 66) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Godzilla Emiko Yamane
(1954)
(1995)
The Mysterians Hiroko Iwamoto
(1957)

Filmography

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 1996 Ryokan
 1995 Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Emiko Yamane
 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 Lost Chapter of Snow: Passion
Kane (as Momoko Kawachi)
 1984 Mitsugetsu
 1982 Matsumoto Seichô no Ekiro (TV Movie)
 1977 Godzilla
Emiko
 1973 Tokimeki
 1967 Koto yûshû: Ane imôto
Madame at Étoire
 1960 Onna no saka
 1958 Half Human
The Girl (as Momoko Kouchi)
 1958 Otorasan daihanjô
Taeko Inohara
 1958 Tôkyô no kyûjitsu
Fashion Model
 1957 The Mysterians
Hiroko Iwamoto
 1957 A Rainbow Plays in My Heart
Ikuko Aso
 1957 Godzilla
Emiko (as Momaku Kuchi)
 1957 Goyôkiki monogatari
Yûko
 1956 Hadashi no seishun
Young girl at Kuro Village
 1956 Godzilla: King of the Monsters!
Emiko (as Momoko Kochi)
 1955 Aoi hate
 1955 Half Human
Machiko Takeno, Iijima's lover
 1955 School Girls in Costume
Yukie Miyake
 1955 Yuki no koi
 1954 Godzilla
Emiko Yamane
 1954 Zoku Take-chan shacho
Mariko
 1954 Take-chan shacho
Mariko
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Alternate Names:

Momoko Kawachi | Momoko Kochi | Momoko Kouchi | Momaku Kuchi

Spouse:

Sadataki Hisamatsu  (her death)
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Trivia:

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

Nickname:

Momoko Kochi

Star Sign:

Pisces

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