Mitsuko Mori

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Mitsuko Mori
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Mori in 1962
Born(1920-05-09)May 9, 1920
Kyōto, Japan
DiedNovember 10, 2012(2012-11-10) (aged 92)
Years active1935–2012
Yoshihiko Okamoto
(m. 1959⁠–⁠1963)

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. Archived from the original on November 24, 2013. 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. Archived from the original on 2009-05-15. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
  4. ^ "Gov't considering People's Honor Award for actress Mori". Japan Today. 2009-05-12. Retrieved 2009-05-12.[permanent dead link]

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