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Mitsuko Kusabue

Mitsuko Kusabue
Born (1933-10-22) October 22, 1933 (age 90)
OccupationActress
Years active1953–present
Spouse
(m. 1960⁠–⁠1962)

Mitsuko Kusabue (草笛 光子, Kusabue Mitsuko, born October 22, 1933 in Yokohama) is a Japanese actress.

Selected filmography

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Films

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Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1957 On Wings of Love Eiko Itakura [1]
1958 Song for a Bride Teruko Nishimura [2]
A Holiday in Tokyo [3]
1960 Daughters, Wives and a Mother [4]
1962 Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki Toda no Tsubone
A Wanderer's Notebook Kyōko Hinatsu
1963 The Lost World of Sinbad
1964 Yearning Hisako Morita
Whirlwind [5]
1967 Scattered Clouds [6]
1969 Battle of the Japan Sea [7]
1976 The Inugami Family Umeko Inugami [8]
1978 Queen Bee
Hi no Tori
1979 Byoinzaka no Kubikukuri no Ie
1981 Kofuku
1985 Sorekara Umeko Nagai
1993 Rex: A Dinosaur's Story Sanae Itō [9]
2006 The Inugamis Teacher of Harp
What the Snow Brings Shizuko Yazaki
2009 The Unbroken Masae Onchi
2014 0.5 mm Shizue Makabe [10]
2016 The Magnificent Nine Juzaburo's mother
2018 Walking with My Grandma Kiyo
2019 They Say Nothing Stays the Same
2021 What Happened to Our Nest Egg!? Yoshino Gotō [11]
2023 Daisuke Jigen Chiharu Yaguchi [12]
2024 90 Years Old – So What? Aiko Satō Lead role [13]
Aimitagai Komichi [14]

Television dramas

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Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1971 Mayuko Hitori Miwako Kano Asadora [15]
1975 Tsūkai! Kōchiyama Sōshun Otaki [16]
Hissatsu Hitchuu Shigotoya Kagyō Osei Hissatsu series
Genroku Taiheiki Oden no Kata Taiga drama [17]
1976 Hissatsu Karakurinin Kepuuhen Hissatsu series
1977 Kashin Nomura Motoni Taiga drama [17]
1978 Edo Professional Hissatsu Shōbainin Osei Hissatsu series
1979 Kusa Moeru Tango no Tsubone Taiga drama [17]
1983 Ōoku
1985 Miotsukushi Tone Yoshitake Asadora [15]
1990 Tobu ga Gotoku Yura Taiga drama [17]
1995 Hachidai Shōgun Yoshimune Ten'ei-in Taiga drama [17]
1997 Aguri Setsuko Uehara Asadora [15]
2000 Aoi Kōdai-in Taiga drama [17]
2002 Toshiie and Matsu Ōmandokoro Taiga drama [17]
2004 Dondo Hare Katsuno Kagami Asadora [15]
2006 Kekkon Dekinai Otoko Ikuyo Kuwano [18]
2009 Tenchijin Tome Taiga drama [17]
2010 Second Virgin [15]
2013 Yae's Sakura Narrator Taiga drama [17]
2015 Mare Yukie Robert Asadora [15]
2016 Sanada Maru Tori Taiga drama [19]
Tokyo Trial Narrator Japanese version only
2018 Bakabon no Papa yori Baka na Papa Junko [15]
2021 Old Jack and Rose Kirako Kuji [20]
2022 The 13 Lords of the Shogun Hiki no Ama Taiga drama [17]

Theater

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Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1964 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Rosemary Pilkington
1983 Chicago Roxie Hart
1993 La Cage aux Folles Jacqueline

Anime

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Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2004 Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple Mrs. Opalsen
2005 The Snow Queen Amanda

Dubbing

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Title Role Notes Ref.
Agatha Christie's Marple Series 2 Miss Marple (Geraldine McEwan)
Agatha Christie's Marple Series 3 Miss Marple (Geraldine McEwan)

Honours

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References

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  1. ^ "大当り三色娘". eiga.com. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  2. ^ "花嫁三重奏". eiga.com. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  3. ^ "東京の休日(1958)". eiga.com. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  4. ^ "娘・妻・母". eiga.com. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  5. ^ "士魂魔道 大竜巻". eiga.com. Retrieved October 4, 2021.
  6. ^ "乱れ雲". eiga.com. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  7. ^ "日本海大海戦". eiga.com. Retrieved October 4, 2021.
  8. ^ "犬神家の一族(1976)". eiga.com. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  9. ^ "REX 恐竜物語". eiga.com. Retrieved December 30, 2023.
  10. ^ 0.5ミリ(2013). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved June 15, 2015.
  11. ^ "老後の資金がありません!". eiga.com. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  12. ^ "次元大介". eiga.com. Retrieved September 11, 2023.
  13. ^ "九十歳。何がめでたい". eiga.com. Retrieved October 25, 2023.
  14. ^ "アイミタガイ". eiga.com. Retrieved June 27, 2024.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g "草笛光子". NHK. Retrieved April 29, 2021.
  16. ^ "痛快!河内山宗俊". The Television. Retrieved January 29, 2024.
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "鎌倉殿の13人:草笛光子が大泉洋"源頼朝"の乳母に 「真田丸」以来11度目大河". Mantan-web. Retrieved April 29, 2021.
  18. ^ "結婚できない男の出演者・キャスト一覧". The Television. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  19. ^ "真田丸". Haiyaku Jiten. Retrieved June 28, 2024.
  20. ^ "池脇千鶴らダンス披露で猛特訓 『その女、ジルバ』熟女ホステスたちの練習成果にも注目". Oricon. Retrieved January 10, 2021.
  21. ^ "田中絹代賞とは". Tanaka Kinuyo Memorial Association. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  22. ^ "日本アカデミー賞「孤狼の血2」が最多13の優秀賞、「ドライブ・マイ・カー」は8部門". Natalie. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
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