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Kaori Momoi

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kaori Momoi  (born April 8, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress. Momoi was born in Tokyo, and at the young age of 12 traveled to London to study dance at the Royal Ballet Academy. After 3 years she returned to Tokyo, later graduating from Japan's Bungakuza School of Dramatic Arts. In 1971, Momoi debuted in director Kon Ichikawa's Ai Futatabi (To Love Again) beginning a career that has already spanned 35 years and over 60 films. As an actress, she has worked with some of the most notable films directors in Japan, including Akira Kurosawa (Kagemusha, 1980), Tatsumi Kumashiro (Seishun no Satetsu, 1974), Yoji Yamada (The Yellow Handkerchief, 1977 and Otoko wa Tsuraiyo, 1979), Shohei Imamura (Why Not?, 1981), Shunji Iwai (Swallowtail Butterfly, 1996), Jun Ichikawa (Tokyo Yakyoku, 1997), Mitani Koki (Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald, 1997), Yoshimitsu Morita (Like Asura, 2003) and, most recently, Takashi Miike (IZO, Sukiyaki Western Django). She has also performed in The Sun (2005) directed by Alexander Sokurov and appeared in director Rob Marshall's film Memoirs of a Geisha. For her film performances in Japan, Momoi has won many awards. She has won the Japanese Academy Awards for Best Actress twice and Best Supporting Actress once and was selected Best Actress at the 1983 New York International Film Festival for her role in Giwaku (Suspicion). Popular among Japanese of all ages and a recognized trend setter, Momoi is never idle, pursuing various projects in producing, directing, screenwriting, and design in addition to her acting. She has also released some 15 record albums as a singer and is a much sought after essayist. She won the award for best actress at the 7th Hochi Film Award for Giwaku. Her latest movie is Maris Martinson's movie "Amaya", which was released on September 17, 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kaori Momoi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Apr 8, 1952 In Tokyo, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the movie OKI - In the Middle of the Ocean
Latest Project:
Pelicula Ghost in the Shell: El alma de la máquina 2017-03-29
Known For
Poster of Grüße aus Fukushima
Poster of Emperador
Poster of Mitsu no kuri
Poster of 疑惑
Filmography
Pelicula OKI - In the Middle of the Ocean Oki 2018
Pelicula La habitación 2018
Pelicula Ghost in the Shell: El alma de la máquina Hairi 2017-03-29
Pelicula Grüße aus Fukushima Satomi 2016-03-10
Pelicula Oh Lucy! Setsuko / Lucy 2014-09-10
Pelicula Emperador Mitsuko Kajima 2012-09-14
Pelicula ヘルタースケルター Hiroko Tada 2012-07-14
Pelicula 3.11 A Sense of Home (segment "Heartquake") 2011-11-04
Pelicula Amaya Amaya 2010-09-16
Pelicula Mitsu no kuri 2010-08-25
Pelicula USB 2009-06-06
Pelicula 夢のまにまに 2008-10-18
Pelicula THE 焼肉 MOVIE プルコギ the President of Toraoh 2007-05-05
Pelicula Sukiyaki Western Django Ruriko 2007-09-15
Pelicula Love & honor Ine Hatano 2006-12-01
Pelicula Mata no hi no chika 2005-01-05
Pelicula Solntse Empress Kojun 2005-02-17
Pelicula Memorias de una geisha Mother 2005-12-06
Pelicula Izo 2004-08-21
Series ビューティ7 Shouko Iijima 2001-07-01
Pelicula Pyrokinesis Chikako Ishizu, the Detective 2000-06-10
Pelicula You shi tiaowu 2000-02-11
Pelicula たどんとちくわ 1998-12-05
Pelicula 大怪獣東京に現わる 1998-09-26
Pelicula 東京夜曲 Tami Ohsawa 1997-06-20
Pelicula Baunsu ko gaurusu Saki 1997-10-18
Pelicula スワロウテイル 1996-09-14
Pelicula Tokiwa-so no seishun Fujimoto's mother 1996-03-23
Pelicula ファザーファッカー 1995-06-17
Pelicula 女がいちばん似合う職業 1990-12-22
Pelicula 木村家の人びと 1988-05-14
Pelicula Komikku zasshi nanka iranai! 1986-08-23
Pelicula おニャン子・ザ・ムービー 危機イッパツ! 1986-08-23
Pelicula メイン・テーマ Kayoko Ise 1984-07-14
Pelicula 疑惑 白河(鬼塚)球磨子 1982-09-18
Pelicula 青春の門 自立篇 Kaoru 1982-01-23
Pelicula Kidonappu burûsu 1982-10-09
Pelicula Eijanaika 1981-01-08
Pelicula Kagemusha: la sombra del guerrero Otsuyanokata 1980-04-26
Pelicula Mo hozue wa tsukanai Mariko 1979-12-25
Pelicula Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Tonderu Torajirō Hitomi 1979-08-04
Pelicula 神様のくれた赤ん坊 Sayoko Morisaki 1979-12-28
Pelicula 幸福の黄色いハンカチ Akemi Ogawa 1977-09-30
Pelicula The Youth Killer Ikuko Ishikawa 1976-10-23
Pelicula Seishun no satetsu Tomiko Ohashi 1974-06-29
Pelicula 竜馬暗殺 Tae 1974-08-02
Pelicula Erosu wa amaki kaori Etsuko 1973-03-23
Pelicula Arakajime ushinawareta koibitotchiyo 1971-11-05