Otake Shinobu

Shinobu Otake is a Japanese film and stage actress, known for The Wind Rises (2013), Go (2001) and Like Asura (2003).
She has won three Japanese Academy Awards: the 2000 Best Actress award for Poppoya, and the 1979 awards for both Best Actress (Jiken) and Best Supporting Actress (Seishoku no ishibumi). She also won the award for Best Actress at the 12th Hochi Film Award for Eien no 1/2. At the 25th Moscow International Film Festival she won the award for Best Actress for her role in Owl. She has received a total of 12 nominations.
She was the favored lead actress of director Kaneto Shindo after his previous lead actress, Nobuko Otowa, died in 1994, and featured in several of his films from A Last Note in 1995 to Postcard in 2011.
She was previously married to Sanma Akashiya and Seiji Hattori.

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2017
10
Hyuga Reiko Supporting Role
8.2
2011
11
Kyoko Nomoto [Hiroki's mother] Supporting Role
8.7
2011
46
Nene / O-ne [samurai wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi] Supporting Role
8.3
2008
1
Hanako Main Role
7.1
2007
11
Hirose Rie Main Role
6.2
2006
1
Mikiko Kitahara Unknown Role
8.0
2005
1
Imai Michiyo Supporting Role
8.0
2005
11
Wakui Megumi Main Role
7.5
2005
1
Supporting Role
5.3
2000
149
Supporting Role
N/A
1999
49
Supporting Role
8.0
1986
10
Kanzaki Momoko Main Role
8.0

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2016
Yodo-dono Supporting Role
7.2
2016
Takeuchi Sayoko Main Role
6.8
2015
Hana Supporting Role
5.5
2015
Sasaki Miyako Main Role
8.1
2015
[Hiroshi's mother] Supporting Role
7.6
2015
Sakatsuki Junko Supporting Role
7.0
2013
Nakazato Akemi Main Role
8.0
2013
Yamada Sachiko Supporting Role
7.2
2010
Morikawa Tomoko Main Role
7.5
2010
Kato Ayumi Supporting Role
7.2
2010
Morii Yoko Main Role
6.9
2010
[Manager of lunch box shop] Supporting Role
7.6
2010
[Saori's mother] Supporting Role
6.9
2009
Main Role
7.4
2008
Fujikawa Midori Supporting Role
N/A
2008
Miyaji Yukie Supporting Role
7.0
2007
Nishino Supporting Role
7.3
2007
Michi Supporting Role
7.4
2007
Tomoko Saito Main Role
N/A
2004
Supporting Role
6.4
2001
Michiko [Sugihara's mother] Supporting Role
7.8
2000
[Her mother] Supporting Role
8.0
1999
Sachiko Main Role
6.3
1999
Sato Shizue Main Role
7.6
1996
Sayuri Unknown Role
8.0
1983
Unknown Role
9.0
1982
Maki Orie Main Role
N/A

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Details

  • Name:

    Otake Shinobu
  • Native name:

    大竹しのぶ
  • Also Known as:

    Ohtake Shinobu; Ôtake Shinobu; Ootake Shinobu; おおたけ しのぶ;
  • Nationality:

    Japanese
  • Gender:

    Female
  • Born:

    July 17, 1957
  • Age:

    60