Haruko Sugimura

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Haruko Sugimura
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Haruko Sugimura (right) from a scene in the film Late Chrysanthemums
Born (1909-01-06)January 6, 1909
Hiroshima, Japan
Died April 4, 1997(1997-04-04) (aged 88)
Tokyo, Japan
Years active 1937-1995
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Sugimura".

Haruko Sugimura (杉村 春子 Sugimura Haruko?, January 6, 1909 – April 4, 1997) was a Japanese stage and film actress, best known for her appearances in the movies of Yasujiro Ozu and Mikio Naruse from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. In the West, her most famous role was that of Shige, the elderly couple's hairdresser daughter in Ozu's Tokyo Story (1953).[1] She starred in Naruse's Late Chrysanthemums (1954).[2]

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