Mori in 1962
|Born||May 9, 1920|
|Died||November 10, 2012 (aged 92)|
Hongō, Tokyo, Japan
Mitsuko Mori (森 光子, Mori Mitsuko, May 9, 1920 – November 10, 2012), real name Mitsu Murakami (村上美津, Murakami Mitsu), 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. She was born in Kyoto, Japan.
Mori died of heart failure on November 10, 2012, at a hospital in Tokyo, aged 92.
- Lost Spring (1967) – Hatsu
- Princess Mononoke (1997) – Hii-sama (voice)
- Sennen no Koi Story of Genji (2001) – Sei Shōnagon
- Medal with Purple Ribbon (1984)
- Order of the Sacred Treasure, 3rd class, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon (1992)
- Person of Cultural Merit (1998)
- Order of Culture (2005)
- People's Honour Award (2009)
- Junior Third Rank (2012; posthumous)
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