Mieko Harada

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Mieko Harada
Born (1958-12-26) 26 December 1958 (age 59)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actress
Years active 1974–present
Spouse(s) Ryo Ishibashi (1987–present)
Children Shizuka Ishibashi

Mieko Harada (原田 美枝子, Harada Mieko, born 26 December 1958) is a Japanese actress from Tokyo. She has played various roles in many motion pictures, television shows and television dramas since her debut in 1974.

Career[edit]

Harada most notably portrayed Lady Kaede in Akira Kurosawa's 1985 film Ran, and further collaborated with him in his 1990 film Dreams. Harada also provided the voice for Kaguya in the 2002 anime film InuYasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass.[citation needed]

Harada won the award for best actress at the 21st Hochi Film Award for Village of Dreams[1] and at the 23rd Hochi Film Award for Begging for Love.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Harada has been married to actor and singer Ryo Ishibashi since 1987 and has three children.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work(s) Result
1977 19th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Newcomer Lullaby of the Earth, The Youth Killer Won
50th Kinema Junpo Awards Best Actress Won
1st Elan d'or Awards Newcomer of the Year Herself Won
1980 3rd Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actress Nomugi Pass, Sono go no jingi naki tatakai Nominated
1986 11th Hochi Film Award Best Supporting Actress House on Fire Won
1987 10th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actress Won
1991 14th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actress Dreams, Tsuribaka Nisshi 2, Mt. Aso's Passions Nominated
1996 21st Hochi Film Award Best Actress Village of Dreams Won
1997 70th Kinema Junpo Awards Best Actress Won
39th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actress Won
6th Japanese Movie Critics Awards Best Actress Won
1998 23rd Hochi Film Award Best Actress Begging for Love Won
1999 53rd Mainichi Film Awards Best Actress Won
22nd Japan Academy Prize Best Actress Won
72nd Kinema Junpo Awards Best Actress Won
20th Yokohama Film Festival Best Actress Won
41st Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actress Won
8th Tokyo Sports Film Award Best Actress Won
2001 24th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actress After the Rain Won
Best Supporting Actress First Love Nominated
2003 26th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actress Out Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi - 1996. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  2. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi - 1998. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 

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