Shinobu Terajima

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Shinobu Terajima
Terajima Shinobu from "A Star Is Born" at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2018 (44705839785).jpg
Born (1972-12-28) December 28, 1972 (age 45)
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Spouse(s)Laurent Ghnassia

Shinobu Terajima (寺島 しのぶ, Terajima Shinobu, born December 28, 1972) is a Japanese actress. Her feature films include Akame 48 Waterfalls (2003) and Vibrator (2003). For her role in Caterpillar (2010), Terajima won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 60th Berlin Film Festival while her performance in Oh Lucy! (2017) earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Actress.[1]

Early life[edit]

Her father is the kabuki actor Onoe Kikugorō VII, her mother the actress Sumiko Fuji, and her brother the kabuki actor Onoe Kikunosuke V.[2]


Terajima appeared in Shinobu Yaguchi's Happy Flight.[3]




Personal life[edit]

In 2007, she married French art director Laurent Ghnassia.


  1. ^ "Berlinale - Festival - Awards & Juries - International Jury". Berlin International Film Festival.
  2. ^ "Her Strength Is No Act: An Interview with Actress Terajima Shinobu". Nippon Communications Foundation. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  3. ^ Schilling, Mark (November 14, 2008). "Airplane flick tells only half the story". The Japan Times. Retrieved February 19, 2010.

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