Haruko Sugimura

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Haruko Sugimura
Haruko Sugimura 01.jpg
Haruko Sugimura in May 1953.
Born(1909-01-06)January 6, 1909
DiedApril 4, 1997(1997-04-04) (aged 88)
Years active1927–1995

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 Yasujirō 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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  1. ^ Kirkup, James (8 April 1997). "Obituary: Haruko Sugimura - People - News - The Independent". The Independent.
  2. ^ Rosenbaum, Jonathan (23 February 2006). "Geishas Without Diaries - Movie Review - Chicago Reader". Chicago Reader.

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