Nanako Matsushima

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Nanako Matsushima
Nanako Matsushima Cannes 2013.jpg
Matsushima at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Born Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Years active 1992–present
Agent Seventh Avenue
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)
Spouse(s) Takashi Sorimachi (m. 2001)

Nanako Matsushima (松嶋 菜々子, Matsushima Nanako, born October 13) is a Japanese actress[1] and model. She is known outside Japan for her role in the horror film Ring. She was also a main character in A Story of Love, along with Ring co-star Hiroyuki Sanada. In 2011 her drama Kaseifu no Mita reached a viewer rating of 40%, making it one of the highest rated Japanese dramas of all time.[2]


Personal life[edit]

On February 21, 2001, she married Japanese actor Takashi Sorimachi. They have two daughters together, born on May 31, 2004 and November 30, 2007. She is considered one of Japan's most beautiful women.[3]


TV Drama[edit]



  1. ^ Winter, Jessica; Hughes, Lloyd (2007). The Rough Guide to Film. Penguin. pp. 386–. ISBN 978-1-4053-8498-8. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2012-03-11. 
  3. ^ Oricon: best face, Tokyograph Sep 12,2007

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