Kotegawa Yuko

Yuko Kotegawa

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  • First Name: Yuko
  • Family Name: Kotegawa
  • Native name: 古手川祐子
  • Also Known as: Kotegawa Yuuko;
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: July 16, 1959
  • Age: 60

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Yuko Kotegawa

Kotegawa Yuko

  • Name: Kotegawa Yuko
  • Native name: 古手川祐子
  • Also Known as: Kotegawa Yuuko;
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: July 16, 1959
  • Age: 60
Kotegawa Yuko, born July 16, 1959 in Oita Prefecture, Japan, is a Japanese actress.

Yuko made her film debut in 1976 in Hoshi to Arashi. She was cast in the 1983 Toho adaptation of the novel The Makioka Sisters. In 1991 the Japan Academy recognized her as the Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for portraying Kai Noriko in the 1989 Toho film Hana no Furu Gogo (or Afternoon when Flowers Fell). She played Aguri (later Yozei-in), the wife of Naganori Asano, in the 1994 Chushingura Shiju-shichinin no Shikaku.
She appeared on television in 1977 as the female lead in Bakumatsu Miraijin on NHK. Her 1984 portrayal of Otsu, the love interest of Musashi Miyamoto in NHK's 45-part prime-time series based on the Yoshikawa Eiji novel, was a major high point of her career. She also took the female lead in the 1993 Taiga drama Homura Tatsu opposite Watanabe Ken. In 2004 NHK cast her as the leading lady in J?ji: Mago to ita Natsu with Nishida Toshiyuki.
A versatile actress, Kotegawa has appeared in many other formats. She is a frequent guest star, playing contemporary and period roles. She has taken the part of the criminal in shows such as Keibuho Furuhata Ninzabur?. Yuko has also appeared in several two-hour dramas. In one of these, in the G.I. Samurai (Sengoku Jietai) franchise, she portrayed Nene, the wife of Hideyoshi Toyotomi. She has done voice acting, taking the part of Yolda in Origin: Spirits of the Past. Yuko counts Subaru, Tiger Corporation, and Lion among her commercial clients.

(Source: Wikipedia)
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 Yutori Desu ga Nani ka
Japanese Drama, 2016, 10 eps
Asou Hitomi [Maribu's mother] (Support Role)
10
Asou Hitomi [Maribu's mother]
Support Role
8.0
2012 Hidamari no Ki
Japanese Drama, 2012, 12 eps
(Support Role)
12
Support Role
6.6
2012 Hayami-san to Yobareru Hi
Japanese Drama, 2012, 10 eps
Hayami Yoko (Support Role)
10
Hayami Yoko
Support Role
7.3
2011 Jidankoshonin Gota Keshi
Japanese Drama, 2011, 13 eps
Ep.1 (Guest Role)
13
Ep.1
Guest Role
8.3
2010 Akakabu Kenji Kyoto-hen
Japanese Drama, 2010, 9 eps
Hiiragi Haruko (Support Role)
9
Hiiragi Haruko
Support Role
0.0
2002 Yan Papa
Japanese Drama, 2002, 10 eps
Kazami Ruriko (Support Role)
10
Kazami Ruriko
Support Role
7.1
1997 Toyama no Kinsan vs Onna Nezumi
Japanese Drama, 1997, 19 eps
Onna Nezumi (Support Role)
19
Onna Nezumi
Support Role
0.0
1996 Sorekara no Musashi
Japanese Drama, 1996, 13 eps
Yu (Main Role)
13
Yu
Main Role
8.5
1994 Furuhata Ninzaburo
Japanese Drama, 1994, 12 eps
Sasayama Ari (Ep.3) (Guest Role)
12
Sasayama Ari (Ep.3)
Guest Role
8.8
1992 Selfish Women
Japanese Drama, 1992, 10 eps
Hirota Junko (Main Role)
10
Main Role
0.0
1987 Masterpieces of Time
Japanese Drama, 1987, 22 eps
(Ep.2) (Main Role)
22
(Ep.2)
Main Role
0.0
1985 Autumn in Tokyo
Japanese Drama, 1985, 2 eps
Miho Arisaka (Main Role)
2
Main Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2010 Bakamono
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Gakuko's mom (Support Role)
Gakuko's mom
Support Role
7.3
2010 Swing me Again
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Kizima Ritsuko (Support Role)
Kizima Ritsuko
Support Role
8.0
2008 The Homeless Student
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Tamura Kyoko (Support Role)
Tamura Kyoko
Support Role
7.0
2006 Calling You
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Aihara Nobuko (Support Role)
Aihara Nobuko
Support Role
8.0
2006 Sea Without Limit
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Mitsue Namiki (Support Role)
Mitsue Namiki
Support Role
7.4
2003 Onmyoji 2
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Tsukuyomi (Support Role)
Tsukuyomi
Support Role
7.7
1983 The Makioka Sisters
Japanese Movie, 1983,
Taeko Makioka (Main Role)
Main Role
6.8
1982 The Tower Of Lilies
Japanese Movie, 1982,
Uehara Aya (Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1981 Station
Japanese Movie, 1981,
Fuyuko Mikami (Support Role)
Fuyuko Mikami
Support Role
6.0
1979 Oh! The Nomugi Pass
Japanese Movie, 1979,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2015 Red Turnip Public Prosecutor's Hard Fought Records 5
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Hiiragi Haruko (Support Role)
1
Hiiragi Haruko
Support Role
0.0
2014 Sonjo Sokora Shotengai
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Oda Sayuri (Support Role)
1
Oda Sayuri
Support Role
0.0
2012 Red Turnip Public Prosecutor's Hard Fought Records 4
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Hiiragi Haruko (Support Role)
1
Hiiragi Haruko
Support Role
0.0
2012 Hayami san to Yobareru Hi SP
Japanese Special, 2012, 2 eps
Hayami Yoko (Support Role)
2
Hayami Yoko
Support Role
7.6
2011 Kikyo
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
2011 Red Turnip Public Prosecutor's Hard Fought Records 3: The Wedding Night Murder Case
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Hiiragi Haruko (Support Role)
1
Hiiragi Haruko
Support Role
0.0
2010 Red Turnip Public Prosecutor's Hard Fought Records 2: A Wicked Woman's Testimony
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Hiiragi Haruko (Support Role)
1
Hiiragi Haruko
Support Role
0.0
2009 Red Turnip Public Prosecutor's Hard Fought Records Kyoto Transfer Edition
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Hiiragi Haruko (Support Role)
1
Hiiragi Haruko
Support Role
0.0
2004 The Reason
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
Akiyoshi Katsuko (Support Role)
1
Akiyoshi Katsuko
Support Role
7.0
1987 My Husband Looks Good In Lipstick
Japanese Special, 1987, 1 eps
Amamiya Kimiko (Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1983 Women of Osaka Castle
Japanese Special, 1983, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
1964 Music Fair
Japanese TV Show, 1964, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
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