Komako Hara

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Komako Hara
Komako Hara in Hakuchō himon (1932)
Born Komako Kuragata
(1910-02-06)February 6, 1910
Kanagawa Prefecture
Died December 28, 1968(1968-12-28) (aged 58)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Film actress

Komako Hara (原駒子, Hara Komako, 6 February 1910 – 28 December 1968) was a Japanese film actress who was particularly prominent in the silent era. Her real name was Komako Kuragata.[1]


Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Hara made her motion picture debut in 1924 in the film Rakujitsu no yume.[1] At studios such as Tōa Kinema and Makino Talkie, she achieved fame specializing in starring roles playing vamps, dokufu (poison women), and yakuza molls in jidaigeki.[1] In the sound era, she shifted to secondary roles in films by directors such as Kenji Mizoguchi, Masahiro Makino, and Keigo Kimura. She appeared in over 200 films in her career.

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  1. ^ a b c "Hara Komako". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus. Kōdansha. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 

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