Mitsuko Kusabue

Mitsuko KusabueProfile

  • Name: Mitsuko Kusabue
  • Japanese: 草笛光子 (くさぶえ みつこ)
  • Birthdate: October 22, 1933
  • Birthplace: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Height: 158cm.
  • Blood Type: B
  • Star Sign: Libra

Movies

  • Walking with My Grandma | Baachan Road (2018) – Kiyo
  • The Magnificent Nine | Tono, Risoku de Gozaru (2016) – Juzaburo’s Mother
  • 0.5mm | 0.5Miri (2014) – Shizue Makabe
  • Home: Itoshi no Zashiki Warashi (2012) – Sumiyo Takahashi
  • Dendera (2011) – Mei Mitsuboshi
  • Abacus and Sword | Bushi no Kakeibo (2010) – Obabasama
  • The Unbroken | Shizumanu Taiyo (2009)
  • The Inugamis | Inugamike no ichizoku (2006) – Harp teacher
  • What the Snow Brings | Yuki ni negau koto (2005) – Shizuko Yazaki
  • Rex: A Dinosaur’s Story | Rex: kyoryu monogatari (1993)
  • Jotei: Kasuga no tsubone (1990)
  • The Yakuza Wives 2 | Gokudo no onna-tachi 2 (1987) – Matsuyo Hitobashi
  • And Then | Sorekara (1985) – Umeko Nagai
  • Oar | Kai (1985) – Osada
  • Nogare no machi (1983) – Kinuyo
  • Happiness | Kofuku (1981)
  • Firebird: Daybreak Chapter | Hi no tori (1978) – Iyo
  • Queen Bee | Joobachi (1978) – Otomi
  • Sugata Sanshiro (1977)
  • Guillotine Island | Gokumon-to (1977)
  • The Devil’s Ballad | Akuma no temari-uta (1977) – Atsuko Yura
  • The Inugami Family | Inugamike no ichizoku (1976) – Umeko Inugami
  • Banka (1976) – Akiko Katsuragi
  • Hajimete no tabi (1972)
  • Zoku shacho gaku ABC (1970)
  • Shacho gaku ABC (1970)
  • Nihonkai daikaisen (1969) – Mrs. Togo
  • Zoku shacho enmacho (1969)
  • Shacho enmacho (1969)
  • Young Guy Graduates | Furesshuman wakadaisho (1969)
  • Haruranman (1968)
  • Scattered Clouds | Midaregumo (1967) – Ayako, Yumiko’s sister
  • Five Gents Prefer Geisha | Zoku shacho senichiya (1967)
  • Neko no kyujitsu (1966)
  • Ja ja umanarashi (1966)
  • The Stranger Within a Woman | Onna no naka ni iru tanin (1966)
  • Ore ni tsuite koi! (1965)
  • Five Gents Trick Book | Zoku shacho ninpocho (1965)
  • Zoku nishi no osho, higashi no taisho (1965)
  • Abare inu (1965)
  • Hana no oedo no musekinin (1964)
  • Horafuki taikoki (1964) – Sena
  • Yearning | Midareru (1964) – Hisako Morizono
  • Hadaka no juyaku (1964)
  • The Gay Braggart | Nippon ichi no horafuki otoko (1964)
  • Zoku shacho shinshiroku (1964)
  • The Gay Braggart | Shikonmado – Dai tatsumaki (1964)
  • A Company President’s Gentleman’s Story | Shacho shinshiroku (1964)
  • Honolulu, Tokyo, Hong Kong | Xiang Gang Dong Jing Xia Wei Yi (1963)
  • Oneechan 8 | Oneechan sandai-ki (1963)
  • A Woman’s Life | Onna no rekishi (1963) – Miss Kinoshita
  • The Adventures of Sinbad | Dai tozoku (1963) – Sobei
  • Nippon ichi no iro otoko (1963)
  • Shacho gaiyuki (1963)
  • Zoku shacho manyuki (1963)
  • Nippon musekinin yaro (1962)
  • Born in Sin | Kawano hotoride (1962) – Tomoko Tagaya
  • 47 Ronin | Chushingura – Hana no maki yuki no maki (1962)
  • A Wanderer’s Notebook | Hourou-ki (1962) – Kyoko Hinatsu
  • Star of Hong Kong | Honkon no hoshi (1962)
  • 3 Gentlemen from Tokyo | Zoku shacho yokoki (1962)
  • Shacho yokoki (1962)
  • Zoku sarariman shimizu minato (1962)
  • A Woman’s Place | Onna no za (1962) – Ishikawa Umeko
  • Sarariman shimizu minato (1962)
  • Love of Frozen Lake | Ai no uzu shio (1962)
  • A Night in Hong Kong | Honkon no yoru (1961)
  • Zoku shacho dochuki: onna oyabun taiketsu no maki (1961)
  • Salary Man Chushingura Sequel | Zoku sarariman Chushingura (1961) – Saiko
  • Lovers of Ginza | Ginza no koibitotachi (1961)
  • Happiness of Us Alone | Na mo naku mazushiku utsukushiku (1961) – Akiko’s sister
  • Salary Man Chushingura | Sarariman Chushingura (1960) – Saiko
  • Weaker Sex | A jonan (1960)
  • The Angry Sea | Chi no hate ni ikuru mono (1960)
  • Gametsui musume (1960)
  • New Ladies’ University | Shin jodaigaku (1960)
  • Evening Stream | Yoru no nagare (1960)
  • The Dangerous Kiss | Seppun dorobo (1960)
  • Daughters, Wives and a Mother | Musume tsuma haha (1960) – Kaoru Tani
  • Bonchi (1960) – Ikako
  • Seniors, Juniors, Co-Workers | Uwayaku, shitayaku, godoyaku (1959)
  • New Third Grade Executive | Shin santo juyaku (1959)
  • Kitsune to tanuki (1959)
  • Boss of the Underworld | Ankokugai no kaoyaku (1959) – Rie
  • Theater of Life | Jinsei gekijo – Seishun hen (1958)
  • Daijin ni funranai (1958)
  • The Flower | Hana no bojo (1958) – Tsuzuki
  • Rat Kid on Journey | Tabisugata nezumikozo (1958)
  • The Inn in Front of the Train Station | Kigeki ekimae ryokan (1958)
  • The Happy Pilgrimage | Yajikita dochu sugoroku (1958)
  • A Holiday in Tokyo | Tokyo no kyujitsu (1958)
  • Song for a Bride | Hanayome sanjuso (1958)
  • Daigaku no samurai tachi (1957)
  • The Secret of That Night |Sono yoru no himegoto (1957) – Reiko Koike
  • Hokyaku no hanabira: kanketsuhen (1957)
  • Ujo (1957) – Geisha Kayo
  • Hokyaku no hanabira (1957)
  • The Treasure of Ryujin-Maru | Bijo komori (1957)
  • Three Ways to Die | Kitsune kago (1956)
  • Aishu nikki – Zempen: Kogen no maki – Kohen: Uzushio no maki | Aishu nikki (1955) – Shizuko Tsubouchi
  • Koko ni izumi ari (1955)

Drama Series

  • Destiny-Like Love | Unmei ni, Nita Koi (NHK / 2016) – Akari Fujii
  • Sanadamaru (NHK / 2016) – Tori
  • Mare (NHK / 2015) – Robert Yukie
  • The Good Listener | Sakura – Jiken wo Kiku Onna (TBS / 2014) – Ume Mizusawa (Sakura’s grandmother)
  • It Takes Two | Doubles – Futari no Keiji (TV Asahi / 2013) – Taeko Yokoyama (ep.2)
  • Sousa Chizu no Onna (TV Asahi / 2012) – Mifuyu Matsubara
  • Suitei Yuza (WOWOW / 2012) – Kanae Ota
  • Saikou no Jinsei no Owarikata ~Ending Planner~ (TBS / 2012) – Sumiko Kagawa (ep.3)
  • The Beautiful Neighbor | Utsukushii Rinjin (Fuji TV-KTV / 2011) – Mitsuko Yano
  • Second Virgin | Sekando bajin (NHK /2010) – Shugetsu Magaki
  • Tenchijin (NHK / 2009)
  • Garden of Breeze | Kaze no Garden (Fuji TV / 2008)
  • Perfect Blue Sky | Dondo Bare (NHK / 2007)
  • He Who Can’t Marry | Kekkon Dekinai Otoko (Fuji TV / 2006)
  • Tenshi no Hashigo (TV Asahi / 2006)
  • Sunny for Tomorrow | Teru Teru Ashita (TV Asahi / 2006)
  • Kikujiro & Saki 2 (TV Asahi / 2005)
  • Et Alors (TBS / 2003)
  • The Beauty or the Beast | Bijo ka Yajuu (Fuji TV / 2003)
  • Kikujiro and Saki (TV Asahi / 2003)
  • Aoi Tokugawa Sandai (NHK / 2000)
  • Agri (NHK / 1997)
  • Hachidai Shogun Yoshimune (NHK / 1995)
  • Tobuga Gotoku (NHK / 1990)

TV Movies

  • Kyoaku wa Nemurasenai Tokuso Kenji no Gyakushu (TV Tokyo / 2016) – Tokiko Hongo
  • Simple is Best | Futsu ga Ichiban: Sakka Fujisawa Shuhei Chichi no Hitokoto (TBS / 2016) – Takie Fujisawa
  • Murder on the Orient Express | Oriento Kyuko Satsujin Jiken (Fuji TV / 2015) – Koshaku Todoroki
  • Olympic Ransom | Orinpikku no Minoshirokin (TV Asahi / 2013) – Umeko Shimazaki
  • Chain of Flowers | Hana no Kusari (Fuji TV / 2013) – Rika’s grandmother
  • Shinjitsu no Shuki BC-kyu Senpan Kato Tetsutaro: Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai (NTV / 2007)
  • Papa no Namida de Ko wa Sodatsu (Fuji TV / 2007)
  • China’s Last Princess | Ruten no Ouhi – Saigo no Koutei (TV Asahi / 2003)
  • 100 Years: Taisho, Showa, Heisei (TBS / 2000)


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