Keiko Tsushima

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Keiko Tsushima
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Keiko Tsushima in the 1949 movie Kanashiki Kuchibue
Native name 津島 恵子
Born (1926-02-07)7 February 1926
Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
Died 1 August 2012(2012-08-01) (aged 86)
Tokyo, Japan
Cause of death
Stomach cancer
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Ichio Mori (married 1957–2012)

Keiko Tsushima (津島 恵子 Tsushima Keiko?, 7 February 1926 – 1 August 2012) was a Japanese actress, whose real name was Naoko Mori (森 直子 Mori Naoko?).[1] She was notable for her prominent role in Akira Kurosawa's 1954 film Seven Samurai. She also starred in Japanese television series such as Sakura and Kimi ga Jinsei no Toki.

Born in Nagasaki Prefecture, she married Ichio Mori, then director of Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), in 1957.[2] She died of stomach cancer on 1 August 2012 at a hospital in Chuo, Tokyo, aged 86.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "津島恵子さん死去「七人の侍」などに出演" [Keiko Tsushima dies]. Nikkan Sports Online (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkan Sports News. 3 August 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "津島恵子さん死去「ひめゆりの塔」で好演" [Keiko Tsushima dies]. Nikkan Sports Online (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkan Sports News. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 

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