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Miki Odagiri (I) (1930–2006)

Miki Odagiri is known primarily for her important and timeless role as the upbeat office girl in Akira Kurosawa's classic Ikiru opposite Takashi Shimura, whose character is dying of cancer, and Miki, as Toyo Odagiri, inspires him to live... just by being herself: bubbly, spontaneous, and optimistic. Her character is also filled with blunt sarcasm ... See full bio »


(age 76) in Kanagawa, Japan

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Known For

Ikiru Toyo Odagiri, employee
The Moon Has Risen Fumiya - maid of the Asais
Gan Oume, Otama's maid
Stakeout Actress


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 1987 Shinran: Path to Purity
Woman at the field
 1971 Shiosai
 1962 Papa no ikuji techô (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1962)
 1958 Stakeout
 1956 Niko-yon monogatari
 1956 Pure Emotions of the Sea
 1955 Haha naki ko
 1955 Zoku keisatsu nikki
 1955 The Moon Has Risen
Fumiya - maid of the Asais
 1954 Nyonin no yakata
Chiyo Kimura
 1954 Aru onna
 1953 Zoku zoku Jûdai no seiten
Masae Nishiwaki
 1953 Gan
Oume, Otama's maid
 1953 Zoku Jûdai no seiten
Misae Numakura
 1953 Jûdai no seiten
Machiko Kurata
 1953 Himeyuri no Tô
Tsuru Odai
 1952 Ikiru
Toyo Odagiri, employee

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Yomo Miki

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