Mitsuko Mori

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Mitsuko Mori (森 光子 Mori Mitsuko?, May 9, 1920 – November 10, 2012), real name Mitsu Murakami (村上美津 Murakami Mitsu?),[1] was a Japanese actress. In May 2009, she became the first actor in Japan to have performed the stage play Hōrōki (放浪記 "A Wanderer's Notebook"?) 2,000 times.[2] She was born in Kyoto, Japan.

On May 11, 2009, Takeo Kawamura announced that Mori would be awarded the People's Honour Award.[3][4]

Mori died of heart failure on November 10, 2012, at a hospital in Tokyo, aged 92.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Actress Mitsuko Mori dies of heart failure at 92". The Mainichi. Japan: The Mainichi Newspapers. 2012-11-15. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  2. ^ Schilling, Mark (2009-05-11). "Mitsuko Mori hits milestone perf". Variety. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 
  3. ^ "Actress Mori in line for People's Honor Award". Yomiuri Shimbun. 2009-05-12. Retrieved 2009-05-12. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Gov't considering People's Honor Award for actress Mori". Japan Today. 2009-05-12. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 

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