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Kin Sugai (1926–2018)


Sugai Kin was born Susai Kimiko in Tokyo in 1926. She died in August 2018. Upon graduation from high school she worked in the public sector as an office worker around the end of World War II. However, she always wanted to become an actress and did not want to give up on her dream despite the steady and stable work. She joined the Haiyuza Theatre ... See full bio »

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(age 92) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

The Funeral Kikue Amamiya
(1984)
High and Low Female Drug Addict
(1963)
Godzilla Parliamentarian Ozawa
(1954)
Ikiru Housewife
(1952)

Filmography

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 2010 Haru's Journey
Keiko Kanemoto
 2010 Ryômaden (TV Series)
Tomo Takechi
- Tosa futtou (2010) ... Tomo Takechi
- Yatarou no namida (2010) ... Tomo Takechi
- Kurofune to ken (2010) ... Tomo Takechi
- Nisetegata no tabi (2010) ... Tomo Takechi
- Taiki bansei (2010) ... Tomo Takechi
 2008 My Grandma
Misao Murata
 2007 Special Drama: Maison Ikkoku (TV Movie)
 2007 Yellow Tears
Yone
 2006 Kômyô ga tsuji (TV Series)
Naka
- Toyotomi no ko (2006) ... Naka
- Houjou zeme (2006) ... Naka
- Jurakudai gyoukou (2006) ... Naka
- Ieyasu no hanayome (2006) ... Naka
- Shussei datsuraku (2006) ... Naka
 2005 Fight (TV Series)
 2004 Koinu no warutsu (TV Series)
 2004 The Reason
Taeko Katakura
 2003/II Tegami
Izumi Sugino
 2002 Omiyasan (TV Series)
Otama
 2001 Kewaishi
Tome
 2001 Big Wing (TV Mini Series)
Saki Kondo
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Saki Kondo
 2000 Trick (TV Series)
Sumiko Kirishima ('Big Mother')
- Haha no shi (2000) ... Sumiko Kirishima ('Big Mother')
- Kabenuke (2000) ... Sumiko Kirishima ('Big Mother')
- Tôshi (2000) ... Sumiko Kirishima ('Big Mother')
 2000 Watashi no aozora (TV Series)
Tome
 1999 That Guy
Yuta's grandmother
 1997 Aguri (TV Series)
Ume
 1997 Kikansha sensei (voice)
 1995 Deep River
Tsukada's wife
 1994 Ie naki ko
 1994 Ie naki ko 1 (TV Series)
Tabata Mitsue (1994)
 1993 Sanbaba '93 (TV Movie)
 1992 Chiroru no banka (TV Series)
 1992 Sanbaba '92 (TV Movie)
 1991 Shimanto River
Haru
 1991 Chô shôjo Reiko
Mitsurei Kurou, Reiko's Grandmother
 1991 Deer Friend
Kana Osaki
 1991 Sanbaba '91 (TV Movie)
 1990 Suki!
 1990 Tales of a Golden Geisha
Nayoko's Foster mother
 1990 Omuko san (TV Series)
 1989 Shigotonin VS shigotonin (TV Movie)
 1989 Harenochi kaminari (TV Series)
 1988 Father
Matsu
 1987 Tomodachi (Short)
 1987 Hachi-ko
Owner's wife at inn
 1987 Sure Death Revenge
Sen
 1986 Papa goukaku mama wa shikkaku (TV Series)
 1986 Lost in the Wilderness
Yoshi Ogawa
 1986 Inochi (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1985 Tracked
Toyo
 1985 Himatsuri
Tatsuo's Mother
 1985 Kanashii kibun de joke
Primary school teacher
 1985 Hissatsu shigotonin V (TV Series)
Sen
 1985 Otoko no kateika (TV Series)
 1984 Uchi no ko ni kagitte... (TV Series)
 1984 The Funeral
Kikue Amamiya
 1984 Appassionata
Asa
 1982 Keiji yoroshiku (TV Series) (1982)
 1981 Willful Murder
Fusa
 1978-1979 Zatôichi monogatari (TV Series)
- Firefly (1978)
- Road of Manure (1978)
 1979 Gassan
Kane
 1979 Vengeance Is Mine
Defendant's mother
 1978 Oyomeni yukimasu
Mineko
 1977 Hakkodasan
 1976 Yakuza Graveyard
Kimiyo Wakamoto
 1976 Hissatsu shiwazanin (TV Series)
Sen
 1975-1976 Hissatsu shiokiya kagyô (TV Series)
Sen
 1975 The Last Song
Servant
 1975 Kobe Kokusai Gang
Chiyo
 1974 Brothel No. 8
Woman came back from Penang
 1974 The Castle of Sand
Yamashita
 1974 We Are Youth (TV Series)
Umeko Goto
- Episode #1.22 (1974) ... Umeko Goto
- Episode #1.21 (1974) ... Umeko Goto
- Episode #1.20 (1974) ... Umeko Goto
- Episode #1.19 (1974) ... Umeko Goto
- Episode #1.18 (1974) ... Umeko Goto
 1973 Hissatsu shiokinin (TV Series)
Sen Nakamura
- Hamidashimono ni nasake nashi (1973) ... Sen Nakamura
- Rôya de nokosu chi no negai (1973) ... Sen Nakamura
- Inochi o utte sarashi kubi (1973) ... Sen Nakamura
 1972 Kuro no honryu
Toku Sugiyama
 1972 The Long Darkness
Wellwisher on train
 1970 Dodes'ka-den
Okuni
 1970 This Transient Life
Mother
 1969 Yotarô senki
Head Nurse Kanzaki
 1968 Kôkôsei geisha
Toki Kajiwara
 1968 The Time of Reckoning
Yamakawa
 1968 Two Hearts in the Rain
Kiyo Etô
 1967 Momotarô-zamurai (TV Series)
 1967 Moero! Taiyô
 1967 Sasori
 1967 Zoku izuko e
Torako
 1966 Ame no naka ni kiete (TV Series)
Chiyo
- Nobore Taiyô! (1966)
- Salary kun kon'nichiwa (1966) ... Chiyo
 1966 Ohanahan (TV Series)
 1965 Beast Alley
 1965 Red Beard
Chôji's Mother
 1964 Kwaidan
Village woman (segment "Yuki-Onna")
 1963 A Woman's Life
Tsune (Nobuko's mother)
 1963 Hiken
 1963 Gendaikko
Masako
 1963 The Sunshine Girl
Nobue
 1963 Shiro to kuro
 1963 Ame no naka ni kiete
Chiyo Takahata
 1963 Tokyo aantachibiru: dasso
Saku, Kirinoe's mother
 1963 High and Low
Female Drug Addict
 1962 Ballad of a Worker
Mrs. Mochizuki
 1962 Foundry Town
Miyo
 1962 Musume to watashi
Nun
 1962 The Temple of Wild Geese
Kan Horinouchi
 1961 Hadakakko
Okimi
 1961 Girl of Dark
 1961 Kusa wo karu musume
Chie
 1961 Koi no gashû
 1961 Minami no kaze to nami
Matsuyo
 1961 Hidden Fangs
Yoshiko Kawamoto
 1961 Pigs and Battleships
Haruko's mother
 1960 Autumn Has Already Started
The Aunt
 1960 The Bad Sleep Well
Tomoko Wada
 1960 Daigaku no sanzôkutachi
Madam at General store
 1960 The Wayside Pebble
Akitaro And Kinu's Mother
 1960 Shiroi gake
 1960 Spring Dreams
Tetsu
 1958 Asu o kakeru otoko
Osumi
 1958 The Child Writers
Toki Kawahara
 1958 Stolen Desire
Osen Yamamura
 1958 Onna de aru koto
Yoshiko
 1958 Stakeout
Mrs. Shimooka
 1957 Black River
 1957 Bakumatsu taiyôden
Okuma
 1957 Godzilla
Ozawa-san (uncredited)
 1956 Godzilla: King of the Monsters! (uncredited)
 1955 Ôkami
 1955 Burden of Love
Kamioka
 1954 Godzilla
Parliamentarian Ozawa
 1952 Ikiru
Housewife
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)

Spouse:

Masayuki Satô  (his death)  (1 child)
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