Nobuko Otowa, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nobuko Otowa

Japanese actress

Date of Birth: 01-Oct-1924

Place of Birth: Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 22-Dec-1994

Profession: actor

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Nobuko Otowa

  • Nobuko Otowa (?? ??, Otowa Nobuko, 1 October 1924 – 22 December 1994) was a Japanese actress.
  • She appeared in 134 films between 1950 and 1994.
  • She gave up a career as a star to appear in Story of a Beloved Wife and became the mistress of the director Kaneto Shindo.
  • She later married him in 1977 after his previous wife divorced him and then died.
  • She posthumously won the award for best supporting actress at the 19th Japan Academy Prize for A Last Note, having been diagnosed with terminal liver cancer during its production.
  • Half of her ashes are scattered on the island of Sukune in Mihara, Hiroshima where The Naked Island was filmed.

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