Kaho Minami

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Kaho Minami
Native name 南 果歩
Born (1964-01-20) January 20, 1964 (age 54)
Amagasaki, Japan
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s)

Kaho Minami (南 果歩, Minami Kaho, born January 20, 1964) is a Japanese actress of Korean descent active in film, television and commercials.[1]

Career[edit]

Minami starred in Gakuryu Ishii's Angel Dust.[2] She has also appeared in films such as Masayuki Ochiai's Infection,[3][4] Tian Zhuangzhuang's The Go Master,[5] and Kazuyoshi Kumakiri's Sketches of Kaitan City.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She was married to actor Ken Watanabe on December 3, 2005 . In addition to Watanabe's two children, she also has a son from her previous husband, Hitonari Tsuji, with whom she divorced in 2000.[7][8] On May 17, 2018, it was announced by her agency that she had divorced from Watanabe.[9]

Dai (Watanabe's son from his previous wife) had a son in August 2008, and a daughter in March 2010. Anne (Watanabe's daughter from his previous wife) gave birth to twin daughters in May 2016, and a son in November 2017.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Sannen B Gumi Kinpachi Sensei (1985–1987)
  • Tobu ga Gotoku (1990), Suga
  • Genroku Ryōran (1999)
  • Specialist (2016)[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park, Anna M. (July 15, 2010). "The 'Inception' of Ken Watanabe". Audrey. Retrieved December 14, 2010.
  2. ^ Phipps, Keith (April 4, 2002). "Angel Dust". The A.V. Club.
  3. ^ Vijn, Ard (August 31, 2007). "INFECTION (KANSEN) R3 Hong-Kong DVD Review". Twitch Film.
  4. ^ a b Stuart Galbraith IV (16 May 2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. p. 434. ISBN 978-1-4616-7374-3.
  5. ^ Uhlich, Keith (September 28, 2006). "The Go Master". Slant Magazine.
  6. ^ Lee, Maggie (January 7, 2012). "Sketches of Kaitan City: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter.
  7. ^ "Last Samurai Star Ken Watanabe Marries". People. December 7, 2005. Retrieved December 14, 2010.
  8. ^ Lacher, Irene (December 25, 2006). "The man in charge of 'Iwo Jima'". The Los Angeles Times p. 3. p. 3. Retrieved December 14, 2010.
  9. ^ "Japanese actor Ken Watanabe has split with actress wife: agency". The Japan Times Limited. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  10. ^ https://variety.com/2014/film/news/hot-japanese-stars-sometani-shota-and-maeda-atsuko-say-sayonara-kabukicho-1201261959/
  11. ^ 草なぎ剛主演、連ドラ版『スペシャリスト』に夏菜&和田正人が新加入 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2016-04-12.

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