Yumi Shirakawa (1936–2016)

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Yumi Shirakawa joined Toho when she was just 19, in 1956. By the end of the year, Toho had catapulted the beautiful actress into her first starring role, alongside Kenji Sahara in RODAN (Sora no Daikaiju Radon, 1956). Director Ishiro Honda took a shine to her and cast her in several of his subsequent movies, both science fiction (THE MYSTERIANS, ... See full bio »

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(age 79) in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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Known For

The H-Man Chikako Arai, singer in the nightclub
(1958)
(1962)
Daigaku no sanzôkutachi Anego (Boss's Wife)
(1960)
Gorath Tomoko Sonoda
(1962)

Filmography

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 2014 Black President (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.11 (2014)
- Episode #1.10 (2014)
- Episode #1.9 (2014)
- Episode #1.8 (2014)
- Episode #1.7 (2014)
 2013 Doctor X (TV Series)
Asai Hisae
- Episode #2.7 (2013) ... Asai Hisae
 2013 The Second Movement (TV Mini-Series)
Hisayo endo
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Hisayo endo
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Hisayo endo
 2011 Kyouguu (TV Movie)
 2009 Don't Forget About Niini (TV Movie)
Chiyo Kawai
 2009 Mama wa mukashi papa datta (TV Series)
 2009 Anmitsu hime 2 (TV Movie)
Tencha
 2007 Haken no hinkaku (TV Mini-Series)
Mayuko Amaya
- Episode #1.10 (2007) ... Mayuko Amaya
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... Mayuko Amaya
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... Mayuko Amaya
- Episode #1.7 (2007) ... Mayuko Amaya
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Mayuko Amaya
 2004 Sore wa, totsuzen, arashi no you ni... (TV Series)
Hanae Nakamura
- Kanashii wakare (2004) ... Hanae Nakamura
- Gekido shita otto (2004) ... Hanae Nakamura
- Tsui ni bareta (2004) ... Hanae Nakamura
- Hachiawase! (2004) ... Hanae Nakamura
- Haha mo miteita (2004) ... Hanae Nakamura
 2003 Diamond Girl (TV Series)
 1999 Majo no jouken (TV Series)
Motoko Hirose
- Episode #1.11 (1999) ... Motoko Hirose
- Episode #1.10 (1999) ... Motoko Hirose
- Episode #1.9 (1999) ... Motoko Hirose
- Episode #1.8 (1999) ... Motoko Hirose
- Episode #1.7 (1999) ... Motoko Hirose
 1999 24 jikan dake no uso (TV Movie)
Fumi Yoshioka
 1998 GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (TV Series)
Akira Sakurai / Sakurai Akira
- Drama Special (1998) ... Sakurai Akira
- I'm a Great Teacher (1998) ... Akira Sakurai
- The Pervert Teacher and the Madonna Teacher (1998) ... Akira Sakurai
- First, I'm a teacher (1998) ... Akira Sakurai
 1996 Mahiru no tsuki (TV Series)
Yuko Togashi
- Saikou no fukushuu (1996) ... Yuko Togashi
- Hannin tono taiketsu (1996) ... Yuko Togashi
- Anatani itehoshii (1996) ... Yuko Togashi
- Touhikou (1996) ... Yuko Togashi
- Watashi no naka no tanin (1996) ... Yuko Togashi
 1995 Daddy Survival (TV Series)
 1994 Otoko no ibasho (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1994)
- Episode #1.8 (1994)
- Episode #1.7 (1994)
- Episode #1.6 (1994)
- Episode #1.5 (1994)
 1994 Keiji no koi (TV Movie)
Masuyo Honda
 1989 Mama Haha Bugi (TV Mini-Series)
Ryoko Arashiyama
 1985 Family Game: Special (TV Movie)
Notiko numata
 1984 Family Game II (TV Series)
 1983 Family Game (TV Series)
Mom
 1983 Heart Beat
Akiko
 1981 Fubo no gosan (TV Series)
 1968 Aniki no koibito
Reiko
 1968 Haruranman
 1967 Fûfu hyakkei (TV Series)
- Fûfu bokuro (1967)
 1966 Kiganjô no bôken
Queen Izato
 1966 Seishun to wa nanda (TV Series)
- Minna koibito (1966)
- Fea purei (1966)
 1965 Hi no ataru isu
Sumiko Hirakawa
 1964 Yearning
Takako Morita
 1963 Walleyed Nippon
Momoko
 1963 Ringo no hana saku machi
Keiko Sôma
 1962 Chushingura
Ume
 1962 Chikata nikki
 1962 Sôtome ke no musume tachi
Umeko Sôtome
 1962 Gorath
Tomoko Sonoda
 1961 Different Sons
Kensuke's Wife
 1961 The End of Summer
Nakanishi Takako
 1961 The Last War
Teacher
 1961 Ai to honoho to
Keiko Takamine
 1961 Romance Express
Idekawa
 1960 Kane-dukuri taikô-ki
Yôko Ema
 1960 Man Against Man
Mineko Nishijo
 1960 Daigaku no sanzôkutachi
Anego (Boss's Wife)
 1960 The Lovelorn Geisha
Shinobu Sonoda
 1960 Kyôsaitô sôsai ni eikô are
Ayuko Hayakawa
 1960 Densô ningen
Akiko Chujo
 1960 Boku wa dokushin shain
Tazuko Haga
 1959 Yorû o sagase
Minako Wakisaka, his daughter
 1959 Seishun o kakero
Fusa Tashiro
 1959 Yajû shisubeshi
Yoko Mine
 1959 Tetsuwan tôshu Inao monogatari
Setsuko Sugiura
 1959 Aisaiki
 1959 The Big Boss
Junko
 1958 Mikkokusha wa dare ka
Mineko
 1958 Josei SOS
 1958 The H-Man
Chikako Arai, singer in the nightclub
 1958 Tôkyô no kyûjitsu
Yukiko
 1958 The Princess of Badger Palace
Spirit of the Butterfiy
 1958 Jazu musume ni eiko are
Eiko Chiba
 1958 Aijô no miyako
Teruko Haraguchi
 1957 The Mysterians
Etsuko Shiraishi
 1957 Salaryman shusse taikôki
Chieko Nishikawa
 1956 Rodan
Kiyo, Shigeru's lover
 1956 Sazae-san
Oyoshi
 1956 Aru onna no baai
Kazuko Yoshioka
 1956 Narazu-mono
Yuki
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