Tomoko Naraoka

Naraoka Tomoko

  • Name: Naraoka Tomoko
  • Native name: 奈良岡朋子
  • Given name: Tomoko Naraoka
  • Also Known as: ならおか ともこ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: December 1, 1929
  • Died: March 23, 2023
Tomoko Naraoka is a Japanese actress and narrator. The daughter of a painter, she was born in Komagome, Hongou (present-day Bunkyo), in the city of Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design.

Naraoka debuted as a cinema actress in the 1949 film Chijin no Ai, based on the novel Naomi. In 1981 she appeared in Rengou Kantai (lit. "Combined Fleet", United States title: The Imperial Navy). She also appeared in Torajirou Sarada Kinenbi (a 1988 movie in the long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series) as well as eight films in the Tsuribaka Nisshi series. Naraoka has appeared in several NHK Taiga dramas. Her first was the 1969 Ten to Chi to, in the role of the wife of Uesugi Sadazane. She portrayed Kita no Mandokoro (the wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi) in Haru no Sakamichi (1971). Her next Taiga drama appearance was in 1976 in Kaze to Kumo to Niji to. She narrated the 1986 Inochi and 1989 Kasuga no Tsubone. She is the narrator of the 2008 drama Atsuhime. Other noteworthy narration roles include the 1983 serialized morning television drama Oshin. She also narrated Onna wa Dokyou (1992) and Haru Yo Koi (1994–1995). A nonfiction voice role was in the series Kiwameru: Nihon no Bi to Kokoro.

Naraoka died on March 23, 2023 due to pneumonia.

(Source: Wikipedia) Edit Biography
Narrator
Year Title Type Rating
1989 Kasuga no Tsubone
Drama
8.0
1983 Oshin
Drama
8.2
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2014 55-sai Kara no Hello Life
Japanese Drama, 2014, 5 eps
{Soratobuyume wo Mouichido} Yoshizawa Akiko (Support Role)
5
{Soratobuyume wo Mouichido} Yoshizawa Akiko
Support Role
7.0
2011 Gou - Himetachi no Sengoku
Japanese Drama, 2011, 46 eps
Oumandokoro (Support Role)
46
Oumandokoro
Support Role
7.9
2008 Atsu Hime
Japanese Drama, 2008, 50 eps
[Narrator] (Support Role)
50
[Narrator]
Support Role
7.9
1999 Hagure Keiji: Junjoha Series 12
Japanese Drama, 1999, 27 eps
Ishibashi Yoko (Ep. 27) (Guest Role)
27
Ishibashi Yoko (Ep. 27)
Guest Role
0.0
1992 Onna wa Dokyo
Japanese Drama, 1992, 156 eps
[Narrator] (Support Role)
156
[Narrator]
Support Role
5.0
1986 Inochi
Japanese Drama, 1986, 50 eps
[Narrator] (Support Role)
50
[Narrator]
Support Role
6.9
1985 Autumn in Tokyo
Japanese Drama, 1985, 2 eps
(Unknown)
2
Unknown
5.5
1985 The Era of Each Person
Japanese Drama, 1985, 20 eps
(Support Role)
20
Support Role
0.0
1982 Seno!
Japanese Drama, 1982, 20 eps
Tsubaki Kanako (Main Role)
20
Tsubaki Kanako
Main Role
0.0
1978 Akujo ni Tsuite
Japanese Drama, 1978, 25 eps
Hayashi Rie (Support Role)
25
Hayashi Rie
Support Role
0.0
1978 Otei-chan
Japanese Drama, 1978, 156 eps
(Support Role)
156
Support Role
6.5
1976 Really
Japanese Drama, 1976, 31 eps
Kamijo Akiko (Support Role)
31
Kamijo Akiko
Support Role
7.0
1975 Mizuiro no Toki
Japanese Drama, 1975, 156 eps
(Support Role)
156
Support Role
6.0
1972 Arigato Season 2
Japanese Drama, 1972, 52 eps
Mieko Kunieda (Support Role)
52
Mieko Kunieda
Support Role
7.0
1970 Arigato
Japanese Drama, 1970, 30 eps
Kiyoko Tsuruta (Support Role)
30
Kiyoko Tsuruta
Support Role
10.0
1969 Ten to Chi to
Japanese Drama, 1969, 52 eps
Sadazane's wife (Support Role)
52
Sadazane's wife
Support Role
8.0
1964 Niji no Sekkei
Japanese Drama, 1964, 103 eps
(Unknown)
103
Unknown
0.0
1963 Hana no Shogai
Japanese Drama, 1963, 39 eps
Osamu (Support Role)
39
Osamu
Support Role
4.0
1959 Sangyokokoku
Japanese Drama, 1959, 34 eps
(Ep. 4, 20) (Guest Role)
34
(Ep. 4, 20)
Guest Role
0.0
1957 Daiyaru 110-ban
Japanese Drama, 1957, 364 eps
(Ep. 67) (Guest Role)
364
(Ep. 67)
Guest Role
2.0
1957 Koko ni Hito Ari
Japanese Drama, 1957, 176 eps
(Ep. 25, 31) (Guest Role)
176
(Ep. 25, 31)
Guest Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2022 The Zen Diary
Japanese Movie, 2022,
Chie (Support Role)
Chie
Support Role
7.5
2022 The Takatsu River
Japanese Movie, 2022,
Saito Kinue (Support Role)
Saito Kinue
Support Role
7.8
2020 The Last Goze
Japanese Movie, 2020,
[Narrator] (Support Role)
[Narrator]
Support Role
10.0
2017 Tatara Samurai
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Mizuho (Support Role)
Mizuho
Support Role
6.9
2015 Mother's Trees
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Sakai Sayuri (present day) (Support Role)
Sakai Sayuri (present day)
Support Role
7.4
2014 Tada's Do-It-All House: Disconcerto
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Soneda Kikuko (Support Role)
Soneda Kikuko
Support Role
7.8
2010 Railways
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Tsutsui Kineyo (Support Role)
Tsutsui Kineyo
Support Role
7.4
2009 Free and Easy 20: Final
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Suzuki Hisae (Support Role)
Suzuki Hisae
Support Role
6.0
2006 Free and Easy 17
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Hisae Suzuki (Support Role)
Hisae Suzuki
Support Role
0.0
2004 Free and Easy 15: No Tomorrow For Hama-Chan
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Hisae Suzuki (Support Role)
Hisae Suzuki
Support Role
0.0
2004 Half a Confession
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Dr. Takaki (Support Role)
Dr. Takaki
Support Role
7.9
2003 Free and Easy 14
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Suzuki Hisae [Ichinosuke's wife] (Support Role)
Suzuki Hisae [Ichinosuke's wife]
Support Role
0.0
2002 Free and Easy 13: Hama-chan in a Big Trouble
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Suzuki Hisae [Ichinosuke's wife] (Support Role)
Suzuki Hisae [Ichinosuke's wife]
Support Role
6.0
2001 Free and Easy 12: Big Holidays Bonus Project
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Hisae Suzuki (Support Role)
Hisae Suzuki
Support Role
6.0
2001 The Firefly
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Yamamoto Tomiko (Support Role)
Yamamoto Tomiko
Support Role
8.0
2000 Free and Easy 11
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Hisae Suzuki (Support Role)
Hisae Suzuki
Support Role
6.0
1998 Free and Easy 10
Japanese Movie, 1998,
Hisae Suzuki (Support Role)
Hisae Suzuki
Support Role
8.0
1997 Free and Easy 9
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Hisae Suzuki (Support Role)
Hisae Suzuki
Support Role
6.0
1991 My Sons
Japanese Movie, 1991,
[Akio's neighbor] (Support Role)
[Akio's neighbor]
Support Role
7.6
1991 Senso to Seishun
Japanese Movie, 1991,
Kiyohara Sakiko | Lee Soon Ik (Support Role)
Kiyohara Sakiko | Lee Soon Ik
Support Role
0.0
1990 Ruten no Umi
Japanese Movie, 1990,
Iwai Akira (Support Role)
Iwai Akira
Support Role
0.0
1988 Tora-san 40: Salad-Day Memorial
Japanese Movie, 1988,
[Machiko's mother] (Support Role)
[Machiko's mother]
Support Role
7.7
1985 Haru no Kane
Japanese Movie, 1985,
Naganuma Katsuko (Support Role)
Naganuma Katsuko
Support Role
0.0
1985 Yasha
Japanese Movie, 1985,
Matsuko (Support Role)
Matsuko
Support Role
6.8
1977 Ballad of Orin
Japanese Movie, 1977,
Teruyo (Support Role)
Teruyo
Support Role
7.3
1972 Kaigun Tokubetsu Nenshouhei
Japanese Movie, 1972,
Kurimoto Masako (Support Role)
Kurimoto Masako
Support Role
0.0
1970 Tekkaba Bojo
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Komakichi (Support Role)
Komakichi
Support Role
0.0
1970 Apart from Life
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Mitsuko (Support Role)
Mitsuko
Support Role
8.0
1969 Retsuden Shumei Tobaku
Japanese Movie, 1969,
Kei (Support Role)
Kei
Support Role
5.0
1969 Zenka: Dosu Arashi
Japanese Movie, 1969,
Sengoku Tami (Support Role)
Sengoku Tami
Support Role
0.0
1969 Ruthless Gambler
Japanese Movie, 1969,
Hakoda Gin (Support Role)
Hakoda Gin
Support Role
2.0
1968 Hymn to a Tired Man
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Sakizaka Miyo [Zensaku's wife] (Support Role)
Sakizaka Miyo [Zensaku's wife]
Support Role
6.0
1968 The Sweet Interns
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Royama Tsune (Support Role)
Royama Tsune
Support Role
0.0
1967 The Highway of Love
Japanese Movie, 1967,
Kaji Moriko (Support Role)
Kaji Moriko
Support Role
0.0
1967 Sunlight and Shadows
Japanese Movie, 1967,
Murakami Tomoko (Support Role)
Murakami Tomoko
Support Role
0.0
1966 Anata no inochi
Japanese Movie, 1966,
(Unknown)
Unknown
5.0
1965 The Stars and I Decided...
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Amemiya Tomoko (Support Role)
Amemiya Tomoko
Support Role
0.0
1965 Witness Chair
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Kayoko (Support Role)
Kayoko
Support Role
2.0
1964 Kwaidan
Japanese Movie, 1964,
{Chawan no Naka} Kannai's sister (Support Role)
{Chawan no Naka} Kannai's sister
Support Role
7.7
1964 The Flame of Devotion
Japanese Movie, 1964,
Yoshii Chika [Takuji and Shuji's mother] (Support Role)
Yoshii Chika [Takuji and Shuji's mother]
Support Role
7.2
1964 The Scent of Incense
Japanese Movie, 1964,
[Ezaki's wife] (Support Role)
[Ezaki's wife]
Support Role
7.2
1963 Bright Sea
Japanese Movie, 1963,
Nurse Hanada (Support Role)
Nurse Hanada
Support Role
6.0
1963 Utsukushii Koyomi
Japanese Movie, 1963,
Sawada Tamiko (Support Role)
Sawada Tamiko
Support Role
8.0
1963 Exchange Diary
Japanese Movie, 1963,
Shirai Mitsuko (Support Role)
Shirai Mitsuko
Support Role
0.0
1962 Asu no Hanayome
Japanese Movie, 1962,
Shiozaki Fuyo (Support Role)
Shiozaki Fuyo
Support Role
0.0
1962 Distant Country Song
Japanese Movie, 1962,
Tokuhisa Natsue (Support Role)
Tokuhisa Natsue
Support Role
0.0
1961 I Refuse to Die
Japanese Movie, 1961,
Kayo [Mother-in-law] (Support Role)
Kayo [Mother-in-law]
Support Role
0.0
1961 Maiko no Jokyo
Japanese Movie, 1961,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1961 Fire in the Chest
Japanese Movie, 1961,
Yonago [Mother] (Support Role)
Yonago [Mother]
Support Role
0.0
1960 Everything Goes Wrong
Japanese Movie, 1960,
Masayo Sugita (Support Role)
Masayo Sugita
Support Role
7.0
1959 Love and Death
Japanese Movie, 1959,
Muraoka Sachiko (Support Role)
Muraoka Sachiko
Support Role
4.0
1959 I'm Lonely
Japanese Movie, 1959,
[Madam] (Support Role)
[Madam]
Support Role
0.0
1959 Niguruma no Uta
Japanese Movie, 1959,
Komura (Support Role)
Komura
Support Role
7.5
1958 Night Drum
Japanese Movie, 1958,
Orin [Ogura family's maid] (Support Role)
Orin [Ogura family's maid]
Support Role
7.0
1956 Ikebana
Japanese Movie, 1956,
Narrator (Support Role)
Narrator
Support Role
7.5
1955 Children
Japanese Movie, 1955,
Okimi (Support Role)
Okimi
Support Role
7.0
1955 Fountainhead
Japanese Movie, 1955,
[Nurse] (Support Role)
[Nurse]
Support Role
2.0
1955 The Heart
Japanese Movie, 1955,
Kume (Support Role)
Kume
Support Role
8.2
1954 The Ditch
Japanese Movie, 1954,
(Bit part)
Bit part
7.8
1953 Epitome
Japanese Movie, 1953,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.0
1952 Children of Hiroshima
Japanese Movie, 1952,
Sakie [Heita's sister] (Support Role)
Sakie [Heita's sister]
Support Role
7.5
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Izakaya Moheji 6
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Yuki [owner of Hashi] (Support Role)
1
Yuki [owner of Hashi]
Support Role
0.0
2016 Izakaya Moheji 5
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Yuki [owner of Hashi] (Support Role)
1
Yuki [owner of Hashi]
Support Role
0.0
2015 Aka Renga
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Tsukiko (Support Role)
1
Tsukiko
Support Role
10.0
2015 Izakaya Moheji 4
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Yuki [owner of Hashi] (Support Role)
1
Yuki [owner of Hashi]
Support Role
0.0
2014 Izakaya Moheji 3
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Yuki [owner of Hashi] (Support Role)
1
Yuki [owner of Hashi]
Support Role
8.0
2014 Sanokuen Jiken
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Takeda Yoshiko (Support Role)
1
Takeda Yoshiko
Support Role
7.2
2013 Izakaya Moheji 2
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Yuki [owner of Hashi] (Support Role)
1
Yuki [owner of Hashi]
Support Role
8.0
2011 Izakaya Moheji
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Yuki [owner of Hashi] (Support Role)
1
Yuki [owner of Hashi]
Support Role
7.5
2005 Misora Hibari Tanjo Monogatari
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
5.0
2000 The Story of One Century
Japanese Special, 2000, 3 eps
[Narrator] (Ep. 1) (Support Role)
3
[Narrator] (Ep. 1)
Support Role
7.4
1993 Keiretsu
Japanese Special, 1993, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
8.0
1988 Chushingura
Japanese Special, 1988, 1 eps
Kajikawa Taka (Support Role)
1
Kajikawa Taka
Support Role
9.0
1984 Kuro no Kairo
Japanese Special, 1984, 1 eps
Egi Nagiko (Support Role)
1
Egi Nagiko
Support Role
0.0
1979 Onnatachi no Chushingura "Inochi Moyuruji"
Japanese Special, 1979, 1 eps
Koto (Support Role)
1
Koto
Support Role
2.0
1966 Gyunyu to Burande
Japanese Special, 1966, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1963 Fugu
Japanese Special, 1963, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1961 Ikite Aishite Shinda
Japanese Special, 1961, 1 eps
(Unknown)
1
Unknown
0.0
1960 Haiiro ni Mieru Neko
Japanese Special, 1960, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1960 Korosareru Otoko
Japanese Special, 1960, 1 eps
(Unknown)
1
Unknown
0.0
1953 Namakeru Kenri
Japanese Special, 1953, 1 eps
(Unknown)
1
Unknown
0.0
1953 Yamaji no Fue
Japanese Special, 1953, 1 eps
(Unknown)
1
Unknown
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
1982 This Person Show
Japanese TV Show, 1982, 112 eps
(Ep. 15) (Guest)
112
(Ep. 15)
Guest
0.0
1976 Tetsuko's Room
Japanese TV Show, 1976, 1854 eps
(Guest)
1854
Guest
0.0
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Naraoka Tomoko

Tomoko Naraoka
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  • First Name: Tomoko
  • Family Name: Naraoka
  • Native name: 奈良岡朋子
  • Also Known as: ならおか ともこ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: December 1, 1929
  • Died: March 23, 2023

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