Yoshiko Tanaka

Tanaka Yoshiko

  • Name: Tanaka Yoshiko
  • Native name: 田中好子
  • Also Known as: たなか よしこ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: April 8, 1956
  • Died: April 21, 2011
Tanaka Yoshiko was a Japanese actress. She was also famous as a member of the pop group "Candies". While a member of Candies, Tanaka was known by the nickname "Sue". Still, at the height of its popularity, the group disbanded in 1978. Tanaka was also the sister-in-law of the well-known actress Natsume Masako.

She had a role in "Godzilla vs. Biollante", portraying Asuka Okouchi. She won the Best Actress Award at the 14th Hochi Film Award for Black Rain.

In 1991, she married businessman Odate Kazuo. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992. In October 2010, her cancer returned. Tanaka died on April 21, 2011, at the age of 55.

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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2009 Tokyo DOGS
Japanese Drama, 2009, 10 eps
Takakura Kyoko [So's mother] (Support Role)
10
Takakura Kyoko [So's mother]
Support Role
7.8
2008 Seigi no Mikata
Japanese Drama, 2008, 10 eps
Nakata Haruko (Support Role)
10
Nakata Haruko
Support Role
7.7
2008 Sasaki Fusai no Jingi Naki Tatakai
Japanese Drama, 2008, 10 eps
Matsuko (Ep. 6) (Guest Role)
10
Matsuko (Ep. 6)
Guest Role
7.1
2007 Churasan Season 4
Japanese Drama, 2007, 2 eps
Kohagura Katsuko (Support Role)
2
Kohagura Katsuko
Support Role
7.6
2006 Tatta Hitotsu no Koi
Japanese Drama, 2006, 10 eps
Tsukioka Mitsuko (Support Role)
10
Tsukioka Mitsuko
Support Role
7.7
2005 Akai Giwaku
Japanese Drama, 2005, 3 eps
Oshima Toshie (Support Role)
3
Oshima Toshie
Support Role
8.0
2004 Chuushingura
Japanese Drama, 2004, 9 eps
Oishi Riku (Support Role)
9
Oishi Riku
Support Role
2.0
2004 Churasan Season 3
Japanese Drama, 2004, 5 eps
Kohagura Katsuko (Support Role)
5
Kohagura Katsuko
Support Role
7.7
2003 Churasan Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2003, 6 eps
Kohagura Katsuko (Support Role)
6
Kohagura Katsuko
Support Role
7.7
2001 Honke no Yome
Japanese Drama, 2001, 10 eps
Yamada Haruko (Support Role)
10
Yamada Haruko
Support Role
4.0
2001 Churasan
Japanese Drama, 2001, 156 eps
Kohagura Katsuko (Support Role)
156
Kohagura Katsuko
Support Role
7.8
1999 Teppen
Japanese Drama, 1999, 11 eps
Kaga Saeko (Support Role)
11
Kaga Saeko
Support Role
0.0
1998 Kamisama Mou Sukoshi Dake
Japanese Drama, 1998, 12 eps
Kano Yaeko [Masaki's mother] (Support Role)
12
Kano Yaeko [Masaki's mother]
Support Role
7.9
1997 Kono Yubi Tomare!! Season 2
Japanese Drama, 1997, 0 eps
Ueda Shizuka (Support Role)
0
Ueda Shizuka
Support Role
0.0
1997 Beach Boys
Japanese Drama, 1997, 12 eps
Izumi Keiko [Makoto's mother] (Ep. 10, 12) (Support Role)
12
Izumi Keiko [Makoto's mother] (Ep. 10, 12)
Support Role
8.0
1997 Futari
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
Haruko Kitao (Support Role)
11
Haruko Kitao
Support Role
9.0
1995 Daichi no Ko
Japanese Drama, 1995, 7 eps
Matsumoto Takie (Support Role)
7
Matsumoto Takie
Support Role
9.1
1995 Hanayome wa 16-sai
Japanese Drama, 1995, 10 eps
Tachibana Taeko (Support Role)
10
Tachibana Taeko
Support Role
7.4
1994 Ie Naki Ko
Japanese Drama, 1994, 12 eps
Aizawa Youko (Support Role)
12
Aizawa Youko
Support Role
8.0
1993 Nikushimi ni Hohoende
Japanese Drama, 1993, 11 eps
Keiko Sugawara / Misako Makino (Main Role)
11
Keiko Sugawara / Misako Makino
Main Role
6.0
1991 Kimi no Na wa
Japanese Drama, 1991, 312 eps
Nishizaki Yukie [Haruki's sister] (Support Role)
312
Nishizaki Yukie [Haruki's sister]
Support Role
6.0
1990 Dorobo Nite wo Dasuna
Japanese Drama, 1990, 11 eps
Konno Mayumi (Main Role)
11
Konno Mayumi
Main Role
0.0
1987 Zenigata Heiji
Japanese Drama, 1987, 37 eps
Okatsura (SP3-Ep. 37) (Support Role)
37
Okatsura (SP3-Ep. 37)
Support Role
1.0
1985 Shinseki Tachi
Japanese Drama, 1985, 13 eps
Kimura Junko (Support Role)
13
Kimura Junko
Support Role
0.0
1984 Kokoru wa Itsumo Ramune Iro
Japanese Drama, 1984, 152 eps
Wakasugi Wakana (Support Role)
152
Wakasugi Wakana
Support Role
10.0
1983 Oshin
Japanese Drama, 1983, 297 eps
Tanokura Hatsuko [Oshin's adopted daughter] (Support Role)
297
Tanokura Hatsuko [Oshin's adopted daughter]
Support Role
8.2
1982 Shiawase no Kiiroi Hankachi
Japanese Drama, 1982, 5 eps
Izumikawa Sachiko (Support Role)
5
Izumikawa Sachiko
Support Role
6.0
1981 Bokura no Jidai
Japanese Drama, 1981, 16 eps
Asama Yoko (Main Role)
16
Asama Yoko
Main Role
7.0
1981 Onna Taikoki
Japanese Drama, 1981, 50 eps
Shino [Toyotomi Clan] (Support Role)
50
Shino [Toyotomi Clan]
Support Role
8.0
1980 Nijiko no Boken
Japanese Drama, 1980, 13 eps
Seto Kaori (Support Role)
13
Seto Kaori
Support Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2008 Best Wishes for Tomorrow
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Mizutani Aiko (Support Role)
Mizutani Aiko
Support Role
7.8
2007 Smile
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Itani Yukie (Support Role)
Support Role
7.6
2007 Oyaji
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Toshiko Numata (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
2007 Winds From Zero
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Suzuki Kyoko (Main Role)
Suzuki Kyoko
Main Role
5.0
2007 An Eraser in My Head
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Kono Azusa (Support Role)
Kono Azusa
Support Role
7.3
2006 Thank You
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Furuichi Chieko (Support Role)
Furuichi Chieko
Support Role
4.0
2004 Install
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Nozawa Marie (Support Role)
Nozawa Marie
Support Role
6.6
2004 Kusa no Ran
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Takahama Miki (Support Role)
Takahama Miki
Support Role
9.0
2003 Touch a Dream
Japanese Movie, 2003,
(Support Role)
Support Role
4.0
2003 Kagami no onnatachi
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Masako (Main Role)
Masako
Main Role
8.9
1993 Ohaka to Rikon
Japanese Movie, 1993,
Atsuko (Unknown)
Atsuko
Unknown
0.0
1989 Black Rain
Japanese Movie, 1989,
Takamaru Yasuko (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
1983 Midnight Boxer
Japanese Movie, 1983,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1982 The Tower of Lilies
Japanese Movie, 1982,
Yoshiura Haruko (Support Role)
Yoshiura Haruko
Support Role
10.0
1980 Tosa no Ipponzuri
Japanese Movie, 1980,
Yachiyo (Main Role)
Yachiyo
Main Role
5.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2010 Hitsudan Hostess
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Saito Emiko (Support Role)
1
Saito Emiko
Support Role
7.9
2008 Matsumoto Seicho Tokubetsu Kikaku: Fuzai Enkai - Shibo Kiji no Onna
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Uozumi Sakiko (Support Role)
1
Uozumi Sakiko
Support Role
0.0
2007 Meteor Story
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Atsuko (Main Role)
1
Atsuko
Main Role
6.0
2007 Himawari
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Zenigami Nobuko (Support Role)
1
Zenigami Nobuko
Support Role
8.0
2003 Kamisama, Nani suru no...
Japanese Special, 2003, 1 eps
Yoshii Sachiko [Rei's mother] (Support Role)
1
Yoshii Sachiko [Rei's mother]
Support Role
0.0
2001 Platonic Sex: Musume no Sakebi! Oya no Namida… Soshite Oyako no Tatakai ga Hajimaru
Japanese Special, 2001, 2 eps
Sugawa Yukie (Support Role)
2
Sugawa Yukie
Support Role
0.0
1986 Oyaji no Hige 1
Japanese Special, 1986, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
2.0
1985 Chushingura
Japanese Special, 1985, 2 eps
(Guest Role)
2
Guest Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
1982 This Person Show
Japanese TV Show, 1982, 112 eps
(Ep. 72) (Guest)
112
(Ep. 72)
Guest
0.0
1974 Let's Go Young
Japanese TV Show, 1974, 572 eps
(1976-1977) (Regular Member)
572
(1976-1977)
Regular Member
0.0
1951 Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Japanese TV Show, 1951, 73 eps
(Ep. 26) | [Judge] (Ep. 42) (Guest)
73
(Ep. 26) | [Judge] (Ep. 42)
Guest
7.6
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Tanaka Yoshiko

Yoshiko Tanaka
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  • First Name: Yoshiko
  • Family Name: Tanaka
  • Native name: 田中好子
  • Also Known as: たなか よしこ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: April 8, 1956
  • Died: April 21, 2011

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