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Ranko Sawa (1903–2003)

Sawa was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, in 1903. In 1919 she joined the young girl's theater group of Takarazuka under the stage name of Izumi Ranko. After passing through Shochiku Kamata, Sawa joined Nikkatsu Mukojima in 1923. In 1924 she moved to Teikoku Cinema's Ashiya Studios, where she became a leading actress. She met with great success ... See full bio »

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(1927)
Meiken jakku Actress
(1925)
(1926)
Kanashiki shuyu Actress
(1926)

Filmography

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 1935 Ojosan
 1934 Koi no hodô
 1933 Japanese Girls at the Harbor
Yôko Sheridan
 1933 Chikara to onna no yo no naka (Short)
Voice
 1933 Kujakubune
 1932 Bôfûtai
 1932 Shôhai
 1929 Aojiroki bara
 1929 Asahi wa kagayaku (Short)
Asako Akizuki
 1928 Tenkeî
 1927 Remei no sato
 1927 Shinmôn
 1927 Ukiyo gurumâ
 1927 Basha tora
Wife Kumiko
 1926 Yujo
 1926 Muchi wa naru
 1926 Akunin de atta kare
Nakajima Kayo
 1926 Môka o kugurite
Tomie
 1925 Ai no zouô
 1925 Biwauta
 1925 Gofudosama
 1925 Notoi no fue
 1925 Yama no ikka
 1925 Eien no nazo
Tsuyuko
 1925 Meiken jakku
 1925 Horaijima
 1924 Kâhomonô
 1924 Yama
 1924 Kago no tori
 1924 Rembo jigoku
 1923 Kaen o abite
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Trivia:

She lived with music conductor Hidemaro Konoe.

Star Sign:

Leo

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