Chikage Awashima

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Chikage Awashima
Tamao Nakamura in Zangiku Monogatari 1956.jpg
Born (1924-02-24)24 February 1924
Tokyo, Japan
Died 16 February 2012(2012-02-16) (aged 87)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actress
Years active 1939–2012

Chikage Awashima (淡島 千景 Awashima Chikage?, born Keiko Nakagawa; 24 February 1924 – 16 February 2012) was a Japanese actress who first appeared in films in the 1950s.

She died on 16 February 2012, aged 87, from cancer.[1]

Partial filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1950 Tenya wanya Minoru Shibuya Screen debut
1951 Early Summer Aya Tamura Yasujirō Ozu
1952 Nami Nonomiya Noboru Nakamura
1952 The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice Aya Amamiya Yasujirō Ozu
1953 An Inlet of Muddy Water O-Riki Tadashi Imai
1955 Meoto zenzai Chōko Shirō Toyoda
1956 Early Spring Masako Sugiyama Yasujirō Ozu
1956 Zangiku monogatari Otoku Koji Shima
1958 The Loyal 47 Ronin Riku Ōishi Kunio Watanabe
1958 Iwashigumo Yae Mikio Naruse
1959 The Human Condition Kin Masaki Kobayashi
1961 Poignant Story Ayako Kōno Mikio Naruse
1961 Girls of the Night Nogami Kinuyo Tanaka
1961 Mozu Sugako Okada Minoru Shibuya
1968 Ô-oku emaki Shino Kōsaku Yamashita
1968 Kigeki ekimae kazan Keiko Morita Tatsuo Yamada
1976 Kigeki hyakuten manten Aki Isogai Shūe Matsubayashi
1983 Kono ko wo nokoshite Tsumo Keisuke Kinoshita
1994 Natsu no niwa Yayoi Kokō Shinji Sōmai
2005 Daiteiden no yoru ni Sayoko Takashi Minamoto
2010 Haru tono tabi Shigeko Ichiyama Masahiro Kobayashi

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
1963 Hana no Shōgai Murayama Taka NHK Taiga drama
1964 Akō Rōshi Osen NHK Taiga drama
2006 Imo tako nankin Ume Hanaoka NHK Asadora
2011 Wataru Seken wa Oni Bakari Maki Hasebe TBS Final role

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