Takako Tokiwa

Tokiwa Takako

  • Name: Tokiwa Takako
  • Native name: 常盤貴子
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: April 30, 1972
  • Age: 51
Tokiwa Takako is a Japanese film and stage actress. She was born in Yokohama city, Kanagawa prefecture.

Tokiwa is one of the most highly praised actresses by both critics and viewers in Japan. She made her sensational debut in Fuji Television drama "Akuma no Kiss" in 1993. Since her debut, she continually appeared on TV series (at most four straight seasons), until she shifted her activities to stage acting when she turned 30. Tokiwa was dubbed as "Queen of Serial Drama" during the 90s because she played various roles from comedy to serious, and all of her appearances were hit. During that period, she won the Television Drama Academy Award for a total of six times - five as Best Actress and once as Best Supporting Actress. Her unforgettable performances include TBS's "Aishiteiru to Ittekure", and also TBS's "Beautiful Life".

Her fame outreached to other Asian countries when she made her film debut in "Moonlight Express", starring with Leslie Cheung in 1999. "A Fighter's Blues" which she co-starred with Andy Lau became number one hit in 2000 Christmas release films in Hong Kong. She was nominated for the "Best Actress" award at the Japanese Academy Awards in 2005 for her performance in "Akai Tsuki".

On October 20, 2009, Tokiwa married the playwright, director, and actor Nagatsuka Keishi after dating for six and a half years. Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Sorette Pakuri Janai Desuka?
Japanese Drama, 2023, 10 eps
Takanashi Iori (Support Role)
10
Takanashi Iori
Support Role
7.6
2023 Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san
Japanese Drama, 2023, 9 eps
Azusa (Support Role)
9
Azusa
Support Role
8.3
2020 Gansaku Otoko wa Tsurai yo
Japanese Drama, 2020, 4 eps
Suwa Sakura (Support Role)
4
Suwa Sakura
Support Role
6.0
2019 The Good Wife
Japanese Drama, 2019, 10 eps
Hasumi Kyouko (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.8
2017 Yasuragi no Sato
Japanese Drama, 2017, 129 eps
Matsuoka Nobuko (Support Role)
129
Matsuoka Nobuko
Support Role
8.7
2015 Mare
Japanese Drama, 2015, 156 eps
Tsumura Aiko [Mare's mother] (Support Role)
156
Tsumura Aiko [Mare's mother]
Support Role
8.1
2013 Tonbi
Japanese Drama, 2013, 10 eps
Ichikawa Misako (Support Role)
10
Ichikawa Misako
Support Role
8.5
2011 Kamisama no Nyobo
Japanese Drama, 2011, 3 eps
Matsushita Mumeno (Main Role)
3
Main Role
10.0
2009 Tenchijin
Japanese Drama, 2009, 47 eps
Osen (Support Role)
47
Osen
Support Role
7.8
2008 Loss:Time:Life
Japanese Drama, 2008, 11 eps
Ryuzaki Ryuiko (Ep. 7) (Main Role)
11
Ryuzaki Ryuiko (Ep. 7)
Main Role
7.2
2002 Renai Hensachi - Party
Japanese Drama, 2002, 4 eps
Takamiya Kotoko (Main Role)
4
Main Role
6.0
2002 Long Love Letter
Japanese Drama, 2002, 11 eps
Misaki Yuka (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.6
2001 Kabachitare!
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Nozomi Tamura (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.0
2000 Beautiful Life
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Machida Kyoko (Main Role)
11
Main Role
8.0
1999 Utsukushii Hito
Japanese Drama, 1999, 10 eps
Murasame Miyuki (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.6
1998 Tabloid
Japanese Drama, 1998, 10 eps
Katayama Saki (Main Role)
10
Katayama Saki
Main Role
7.4
1998 Meguri Ai
Japanese Drama, 1998, 12 eps
Yoshikawa Eri (Main Role)
12
Main Role
6.7
1997 Saigo no Koi
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
Shinozaki Aki (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.1
1997 Risou no Kekkon
Japanese Drama, 1997, 10 eps
Yamada Mari (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.4
1996 Hitorigurashi
Japanese Drama, 1996, 10 eps
Miho Hanabuchi (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.2
1996 Mahiru no Tsuki
Japanese Drama, 1996, 12 eps
Yamashita Mae (Main Role)
12
Main Role
7.4
1996 The Ugly Duckling
Japanese Drama, 1996, 11 eps
Matsunaga Masako (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.5
1995 Mada Koi wa Hajimaranai
Japanese Drama, 1995, 10 eps
Adachi Kaori (Support Role)
10
Adachi Kaori
Support Role
7.3
1995 Aishiteiru to Ittekure
Japanese Drama, 1995, 12 eps
Mizuno Hiroko (Main Role)
12
Main Role
7.7
1995 Kinjirareta Asobi
Japanese Drama, 1995, 12 eps
Maruyama Ayumi (Main Role)
12
Maruyama Ayumi
Main Role
4.0
1994 Watashi no Unmei
Japanese Drama, 1994, 21 eps
Koto Satomi (Support Role)
21
Koto Satomi
Support Role
7.7
1994 Coming Home
Japanese Drama, 1994, 12 eps
Shirota Mayumi (Main Role)
12
Shirota Mayumi
Main Role
10.0
1993 Akuma no Kiss
Japanese Drama, 1993, 12 eps
Tsuge Mariko (Main Role)
12
Main Role
7.0
1992 Ju-nen Ai
Japanese Drama, 1992, 11 eps
[Arashi's ex-girlfriend] (Support Role)
11
[Arashi's ex-girlfriend]
Support Role
5.0
1992 Ai wa Doda
Japanese Drama, 1992, 11 eps
[Shuichi's subordinate] (Support Role)
11
[Shuichi's subordinate]
Support Role
6.3
1991 The Second Son's Lonely Child Story
Japanese Drama, 1991, 11 eps
(Ep. 2, 6) (Guest Role)
11
(Ep. 2, 6)
Guest Role
2.0
1991 Depart! Natsu Monogatari
Japanese Drama, 1991, 10 eps
[College student] (Ep. 10) (Guest Role)
10
[College student] (Ep. 10)
Guest Role
10.0
1991 Taiheiki
Japanese Drama, 1991, 49 eps
[Lady attendant] (Support Role)
49
[Lady attendant]
Support Role
7.8
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2024 Ranpo no Genei
Japanese Movie, 2024,
Fuyo (Support Role)
Fuyo
Support Role
0.0
2023 Atsui Munasawagi
Japanese Movie, 2023,
Akiko (Main Role)
Akiko
Main Role
7.8
2021 Adult's Situation
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Sonoyama Kaoru (Main Role)
Sonoyama Kaoru
Main Role
6.8
2020 Labyrinth of Cinema
Japanese Movie, 2020,
Tachibana Yuriko (Main Role)
Tachibana Yuriko
Main Role
7.7
2020 Genzaichi wa idzu ku nari ya eiga kantoku Higashi Yoichi
Japanese Movie, 2020,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
2019 The Return
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Okumi (Support Role)
Okumi
Support Role
0.0
2019 Kodomo Shokudo
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Takano Keiko (Support Role)
Support Role
6.6
2017 Hanagatami
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Ema Keiko (Support Role)
Ema Keiko
Support Role
7.3
2016 Someone's Xylophone
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Sayoko (Main Role)
Main Role
6.1
2015 Yamamoto Shigeaki Boukyou No Kane: Manmoukaitakudan No Rakujitsu
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Teacher Minako (Support Role)
Teacher Minako
Support Role
0.0
2014 Seven Weeks
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Shimizu Nobuko (Main Role)
Shimizu Nobuko
Main Role
7.8
2012 Dirty Hearts
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Miyuki (Support Role)
Miyuki
Support Role
7.6
2011 CUT
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Yoko (Support Role)
Yoko
Support Role
6.7
2009 Listen to My Heart
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Masao Kubota (Main Role)
Main Role
6.6
2009 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Setoguchi Yukiji (Main Role)
Main Role
7.8
2009 20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Setoguchi Yukiji (Support Role)
Setoguchi Yukiji
Support Role
7.7
2008 Free and Easy 19
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Kawai Namiko (Support Role)
Kawai Namiko
Support Role
0.0
2008 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Setoguchi Yukiji (Support Role)
Setoguchi Yukiji
Support Role
7.7
2008 After School
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Miki (Support Role)
Miki
Support Role
6.9
2007 Tamamoe!
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Sekiguchi Miho (Support Role)
Sekiguchi Miho
Support Role
6.5
2007 Fudeko and the Angel's Piano
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Ishii Fudeko (Main Role)
Main Role
5.0
2006 Metro ni Notte
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Otoki (Support Role)
Otoki
Support Role
6.8
2006 The Mamiya Brothers
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Kuzuhara Yoriko (Support Role)
Kuzuhara Yoriko
Support Role
6.9
2005 Shining Boy & Little Randy
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Ogawa Saori (Support Role)
Ogawa Saori
Support Role
7.3
2004 Akai Tsuki
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Namiko Morita (Main Role)
Main Role
6.8
2003 Get Up!
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Kaori (Support Role)
Kaori
Support Role
6.0
2001 Genji: A Thousand Year Love
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Murasaki no Ue (Support Role)
Murasaki no Ue
Support Role
7.4
2000 A Fighter's Blues
Hong Kong Movie, 2000,
Sister Mioko (Support Role)
Sister Mioko
Support Role
7.2
1999 Moonlight Express
Hong Kong Movie, 1999,
Hitomi (Main Role)
Hitomi
Main Role
6.9
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Zoku Harukanaru Yama no Yobigoe
Japanese Special, 2022, 1 eps
Kazami Tamiko (Main Role)
1
Kazami Tamiko
Main Role
0.0
2018 Harukanaru Yama no Yobigoe
Japanese Special, 2018, 1 eps
Kazami Tamiko (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.6
2018 Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms 2018
Japanese Special, 2018, 1 eps
Ishikawa Nanami [Heisei] (Main Role)
1
Ishikawa Nanami [Heisei]
Main Role
7.6
2017 Kichiku
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Takenaka Umeko (Main Role)
1
Takenaka Umeko
Main Role
6.6
2016 Miyakobito no Hisokana Tanoshimi: Fuyu
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
2015 Beautiful Slow Life
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
[Heroine] (Main Role)
1
[Heroine]
Main Role
7.2
2015 Himawari no Oka - 1983 nen Natsu
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Takako (Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.0
2014 Tokyo ni Olympics o Yonda Otoko
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Masako Wada [Isamu's wife] (Support Role)
1
Masako Wada [Isamu's wife]
Support Role
7.7
2013 Tsuki ni Inoru Piero
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Shizuru Tamai (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.6
2013 Yurichika e ~ Mama kara no Dengon ~
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Oyamada Akiko (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.3
2012 Saikai
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Iwamoto Makiko (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.0
2012 Matsumoto Seicho Botsugo 20 Nen Tokubetsu Kikaku: Giwaku
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Sawara Chizuru (Main Role)
1
Sawara Chizuru
Main Role
0.0
2012 Chushingura - Sono Gi Sono Ai
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Horibe Hori (Support Role)
1
Horibe Hori
Support Role
9.0
2011 Kairoutei Satsujin Jiken
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
1
Main Role
7.1
2010 Oka-san no Saigo no Tsuitachi
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Arimura Kotoko (Main Role)
1
Arimura Kotoko
Main Role
6.0
2008 Egao wo Kureta Kimi e: Joi to Doukeshi no Chousen
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Sakurai Takako (Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
2007 Gyokuran
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Yuko Hirono (Main Role)
1
Main Role
4.0
2006 The Hit Parade
Japanese Special, 2006, 2 eps
Misa Watanabe (Main Role)
2
Main Role
2.0
2003 Ruten no Ouhi: Saigo no Koutei
Japanese Special, 2003, 2 eps
2
Main Role
7.7
1994 Papa wa Newscaster, Kaettekita Kagami Ryutaro Special
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
Nakahara Midori (Guest Role)
1
Nakahara Midori
Guest Role
5.0
1994 Kimi ni Tsutaetai 9: Sotto Sayonara
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1993 Ju-nen Ai Special
Japanese Special, 1993, 1 eps
[Arashi's ex-girlfriend] (Support Role)
1
[Arashi's ex-girlfriend]
Support Role
4.0
1991 Eve wa Hatsukoi no you ni
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
[Toru's ex-girlfriend] (Support Role)
1
[Toru's ex-girlfriend]
Support Role
6.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2020 Quiz! The Iwakan
Japanese TV Show, 2020, 50 eps
(Guest)
50
Guest
7.0
2015 Nichiyobi no Hatsumimi Gaku
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
0.0
2014 Sakurai Ariyoshi the Yakai
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 500 eps
(Ep. 252) (Guest)
500
(Ep. 252)
Guest
7.9
2009 A-Studio+
Japanese TV Show, 2009, 810 eps
(Ep. 499) (Guest)
810
(Ep. 499)
Guest
10.0
1996 King's Brunch
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 1214 eps
(20081025, 20091017) (Guest)
1214
(20081025, 20091017)
Guest
0.0
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Tokiwa Takako

Takako Tokiwa
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  • First Name: Takako
  • Family Name: Tokiwa
  • Native name: 常盤貴子
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: April 30, 1972
  • Age: 51

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