Kaoru Yachigusa

Yachigusa Kaoru

  • Name: Yachigusa Kaoru
  • Native name: 八千草薫
  • Also Known as: やちぐさ かおる
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: January 6, 1931
  • Died: October 24, 2019
Yachigusa Kaoru was a Japanese actress from Osaka Prefecture. From 1947 to 1957, she was a member of the Takarazuka Revue. Since leaving the Revue, she had been active in film, television, and narration.
Her husband, director Senkichi Taniguchi, died on October 29, 2007 in Tokyo, Japan. The couple had been married since 1957.
She passed away on 24th October, 2019 from pancreatic cancer, aged 88. Edit Biography
Narrator
Year Title Type Rating
1991 Kimi no Na wa
Drama
6.0
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2019 Yasuragi no Toki - Michi
Japanese Drama, 2019, 248 eps
Kujou Setsuko (Support Role)
248
Kujou Setsuko
Support Role
7.7
2018 Shitsuji Saionji no Meisuiri
Japanese Drama, 2018, 8 eps
Ijuuin Yuriko (Support Role)
8
Ijuuin Yuriko
Support Role
7.4
2017 Yasuragi no Sato
Japanese Drama, 2017, 129 eps
Kujou Setsuko (Support Role)
129
Kujou Setsuko
Support Role
8.7
2017 Honjitsu wa, Ohigara mo Yoku
Japanese Drama, 2017, 4 eps
Ninomiya Kikuyo [Kotoha's grandmother] (Support Role)
4
Ninomiya Kikuyo [Kotoha's grandmother]
Support Role
7.3
2016 Love That Makes You Cry
Japanese Drama, 2016, 10 eps
Sendo Shizue [Konatsu's aunt] (Support Role)
10
Sendo Shizue [Konatsu's aunt]
Support Role
7.7
2015 Okashi no Ie
Japanese Drama, 2015, 10 eps
Sakurai Akiko (Support Role)
10
Sakurai Akiko
Support Role
7.7
2014 Fukuie Keibuho no Aisatsu
Japanese Drama, 2014, 11 eps
Goto Yoshiko (Ep. 11) (Guest Role)
11
Goto Yoshiko (Ep. 11)
Guest Role
7.3
2013 Saikou no Rikon
Japanese Drama, 2013, 11 eps
Hamasaki Aiko (Support Role)
11
Hamasaki Aiko
Support Role
7.9
2010 99-nen no Ai ~ Japanese Americans
Japanese Drama, 2010, 5 eps
Hiramatsu Shinobu [Present day]Imoto Ayako (Support Role)
5
Hiramatsu Shinobu [Present day]Imoto Ayako
Support Role
8.0
2009 Arifureta Kiseki
Japanese Drama, 2009, 11 eps
Nakashiro Shizue (Support Role)
11
Nakashiro Shizue
Support Role
7.2
2007 Juken no Kamisama
Japanese Drama, 2007, 10 eps
Umezawa Nobuko (Support Role)
10
Umezawa Nobuko
Support Role
7.0
2007 Haikei, Chichiue-sama
Japanese Drama, 2007, 11 eps
Sakashita Yumeko (Support Role)
11
Sakashita Yumeko
Support Role
7.6
2006 Byakuyako
Japanese Drama, 2006, 11 eps
Karasawa Reiko (Support Role)
11
Karasawa Reiko
Support Role
8.0
2005 Koi no Jikan
Japanese Drama, 2005, 10 eps
Kitami Kyoko (mother) (Support Role)
10
Kitami Kyoko (mother)
Support Role
0.0
2004 Itoshi Kimi e
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Azumi Yoshie (Support Role)
11
Azumi Yoshie
Support Role
7.5
2002 Big Money!
Japanese Drama, 2002, 12 eps
Hatano Teruko (Guest Role)
12
Hatano Teruko
Guest Role
7.7
2002 Toshiie and Matsu
Japanese Drama, 2002, 49 eps
Tae [O-ne's mother] (Support Role)
49
Tae [O-ne's mother]
Support Role
8.2
2001 Antique
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Shirai Fukiko [Keichiro's grandmother] (Support Role)
11
Shirai Fukiko [Keichiro's grandmother]
Support Role
7.2
2000 Food Fight
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Miyoshi Yuuko (Support Role)
11
Miyoshi Yuuko
Support Role
7.3
1998 Yanchakure
Japanese Drama, 1998, 150 eps
Mizushima Haru (Support Role)
150
Mizushima Haru
Support Role
10.0
1996 Gekai Hiragi Matasaburo 2
Japanese Drama, 1996, 10 eps
Terajima Kyoko (Support Role)
10
Terajima Kyoko
Support Role
0.0
1994 Woman's Case
Japanese Drama, 1994, 1 eps
To Ai (Main Role)
1
To Ai
Main Role
6.5
1988 Tonari no Mibojin to Okashina Futari
Japanese Drama, 1988, 5 eps
(Main Role)
5
Main Role
5.0
1987 Dokuganryu Masamune
Japanese Drama, 1987, 50 eps
Kita No Mandokoro (Support Role)
50
Kita No Mandokoro
Support Role
8.3
1984 Romansu
Japanese Drama, 1984, 156 eps
[Narrator] (Support Role)
156
[Narrator]
Support Role
10.0
1983 Tokugawa Ieyasu
Japanese Drama, 1983, 50 eps
Keyouin [Ieyasu's Grandmother] (Support Role)
50
Keyouin [Ieyasu's Grandmother]
Support Role
8.5
1981 Akane-san no Obento
Japanese Drama, 1981, 11 eps
Nishiki Akane (Main Role)
11
Nishiki Akane
Main Role
4.0
1979 Hey My Way
Japanese Drama, 1979, 1 eps
Asai Yomoko (Support Role)
1
Asai Yomoko
Support Role
5.0
1977 Oretachi no Matsuri
Japanese Drama, 1977, 23 eps
Sawa Mayumi (Support Role)
23
Sawa Mayumi
Support Role
0.0
1977 Kazamidori
Japanese Drama, 1977, 154 eps
[Narrator] (Support Role)
154
[Narrator]
Support Role
7.0
1977 Kishibe no Album
Japanese Drama, 1977, 15 eps
Tajima Noriko (Main Role)
15
Tajima Noriko
Main Role
6.0
1976 Oretachi no Asa
Japanese Drama, 1976, 48 eps
Miho Nakatani (Support Role)
48
Miho Nakatani
Support Role
0.0
1975 Akai Giwaku
Japanese Drama, 1975, 29 eps
Oshima Toshie (Ep. 1-6) (Support Role)
29
Oshima Toshie (Ep. 1-6)
Support Role
7.9
1970 Otoko Ichiban! Tamegoro
Japanese Drama, 1970, 26 eps
Mika (Main Role)
26
Mika
Main Role
0.0
1969 Kiri no Hata
Japanese Drama, 1969, 6 eps
(Support Role)
6
Support Role
0.0
1967 Midaregami
Japanese Drama, 1967, 51 eps
(Support Role)
51
Support Role
0.0
1964 Niji no Sekkei
Japanese Drama, 1964, 103 eps
(Support Role)
103
Support Role
0.0
1963 Hana no Shogai
Japanese Drama, 1963, 39 eps
Shōji no kata (Support Role)
39
Shōji no kata
Support Role
4.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2015 Before The Leaves Fall
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Ogawa Ichiko (Main Role)
Ogawa Ichiko
Main Role
1.0
2013 Don't Lose Heart
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Toyo Shibata (Main Role)
Main Role
6.0
2013 The Great Passage
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Chie Matsumoto (Support Role)
Chie Matsumoto
Support Role
8.0
2012 Until the Break of Dawn
Japanese Movie, 2012,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.7
2009 Listen to My Heart
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Matsuda Akiko (Support Role)
Matsuda Akiko
Support Role
6.6
2009 Dear Doctor
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Kaduko Torikai (Support Role)
Kaduko Torikai
Support Role
6.8
2009 Toad's Oil
Japanese Movie, 2009,
[Hikari's grandma] (Support Role)
[Hikari's grandma]
Support Role
7.2
2008 Shiawase no Kaori
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Yuriko Nagata (Support Role)
Yuriko Nagata
Support Role
7.6
2007 Calling You
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Nozaki Sachi (Support Role)
Nozaki Sachi
Support Role
7.8
2005 Negotiator: Mashita Masayoshi
Japanese Movie, 2005,
[Kataoka's mother] (Support Role)
[Kataoka's mother]
Support Role
6.9
2004 My Lover Is a Sniper
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Shimamura Ichie (Support Role)
Shimamura Ichie
Support Role
4.3
2003 Asura no Gotoku
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Takezawa Fuji (Support Role)
Takezawa Fuji
Support Role
6.5
2001 Satorare: Tribute to a Sad Genius
Japanese Movie, 2001,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.8
2000 A Hundred Miles
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Shirosho Kinue (Main Role)
Shirosho Kinue
Main Role
8.0
1992 Someday Somewhere
Japanese Movie, 1992,
(Support Role)
Support Role
2.0
1987 Hachiko Monogatari
Japanese Movie, 1987,
Ueno Shizuko (Main Role)
Main Role
8.8
1976 The Corporation
Japanese Movie, 1976,
Iki Yoshiko (Support Role)
Iki Yoshiko
Support Role
2.0
1974 Pastoral: To Die in the Country
Japanese Movie, 1974,
[Married woman] (Support Role)
[Married woman]
Support Role
7.8
1972 Tora-san 10: Dream Come True
Japanese Movie, 1972,
Chiyo (Support Role)
Chiyo
Support Role
7.4
1969 The Song from My Heart
Japanese Movie, 1969,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.0
1966 The Betrayal
Japanese Movie, 1966,
Namie Katagiri (Main Role)
Namie Katagiri
Main Role
7.5
1965 With Beauty and Sorrow
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Ueno Otoko (Main Role)
Main Role
6.8
1960 The Human Vapor
Japanese Movie, 1960,
Fujichiyo Kasuga (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
1959 The Adventures of Sun Wu Kung
Japanese Movie, 1959,
(Unknown)
Unknown
1.0
1958 A Holiday in Tokyo
Japanese Movie, 1958,
Yachiyo (Main Role)
Main Role
1.0
1958 Zenigata Heiji Torimono Hikae: Hachinin no Hanayome
Japanese Movie, 1958,
Okin (Support Role)
Okin
Support Role
7.0
1957 The Snow Country
Japanese Movie, 1957,
Yoko (Support Role)
Yoko
Support Role
6.0
1956 Madame White Snake
Japanese Movie, 1956,
Xiao-Qing. Bai-niang's servant, a green snake (Support Role)
Xiao-Qing. Bai-niang's servant, a green snake
Support Role
7.1
1956 Aijo no Kessan
Japanese Movie, 1956,
Asako (Support Role)
Asako
Support Role
2.0
1956 The President Talks Bank
Japanese Movie, 1956,
Fukuhara Michiko (Support Role)
Fukuhara Michiko
Support Role
0.0
1956 Rangiku Monogatari
Japanese Movie, 1956,
Hiroshi (Main Role)
Hiroshi
Main Role
2.0
1956 Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
Japanese Movie, 1956,
Otsu (Support Role)
Otsu
Support Role
7.8
1955 The First Kiss
Japanese Movie, 1955,
[Rookie Nurse] (Guest Role)
[Rookie Nurse]
Guest Role
0.0
1955 Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
Japanese Movie, 1955,
Otsu (Support Role)
Otsu
Support Role
7.9
1954 Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
Japanese Movie, 1954,
Otsu (Support Role)
Otsu
Support Role
7.7
1953 Invitation Light
Japanese Movie, 1953,
Somei Shigeko (Main Role)
Somei Shigeko
Main Role
0.0
1953 Mr. Pu
Japanese Movie, 1953,
Orikabe [Nurse] (Support Role)
Orikabe [Nurse]
Support Role
0.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 Kidnap Tour
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Kiyoe (Support Role)
1
Kiyoe
Support Role
7.5
2015 Mitsu no Tsuki
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Aya (Support Role)
1
Aya
Support Role
6.5
2014 Miyamoto Musashi
Japanese Special, 2014, 2 eps
Myoshuni (Support Role)
2
Myoshuni
Support Role
7.7
2014 Saikou no Rikon Special 2014
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Hamasaki Aiko (Support Role)
1
Hamasaki Aiko
Support Role
7.7
2013 Tsuki ni Inoru Piero
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Sakura / Shizuru's grandmother (Support Role)
1
Sakura / Shizuru's grandmother
Support Role
7.6
2011 Ijiwaru Ba-san 3
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Naoko (Guest Role)
1
Naoko
Guest Role
0.0
2010 Kikoku
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Kasai Youko (present) (Support Role)
1
Kasai Youko (present)
Support Role
7.3
2010 Yamanai Ame wa Nai
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Mizuguchi Fude (Support Role)
1
Mizuguchi Fude
Support Role
1.0
2005 Jitsuroku Onoda Shoi oso Sugita Kikan
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Onoda Tamae (Support Role)
1
Onoda Tamae
Support Role
0.0
2005 Nijushi no Hitomi
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Ooishi Tami (Support Role)
1
Ooishi Tami
Support Role
4.0
2001 Food Fight Special: Shinya Tokkyu Shitou Hen
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Miyoshi Yuko (Support Role)
1
Miyoshi Yuko
Support Role
0.0
2001 Nagasaki Burabura Bushi
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Oyuki [Present day] (Support Role)
1
Oyuki [Present day]
Support Role
0.0
1993 Kawaite Soro
Japanese Special, 1993, 1 eps
Oshino (Support Role)
1
Oshino
Support Role
0.0
1993 Saiyuki
Japanese Special, 1993, 1 eps
Buddha (Support Role)
1
Buddha
Support Role
6.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1991 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
{40 Nen} Nishikawa Masayo (Main Role)
1
{40 Nen} Nishikawa Masayo
Main Role
0.0
1991 40 Nen
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
Nishikawa Masayo (Main Role)
1
Nishikawa Masayo
Main Role
0.0
1991 Wakare wa Haru no Sasayaki
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1985 Nemuru Sakazuki
Japanese Special, 1985, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1983 Matsumoto Seicho no Satsujin Ko Oku no Hosomichi
Japanese Special, 1983, 1 eps
Ashina Takako (Support Role)
1
Ashina Takako
Support Role
0.0
1981 Uchi no Honkan Series 6 "Honkan Gyoten Su"
Japanese Special, 1981, 1 eps
Kasai Sachi (Main Role)
1
Kasai Sachi
Main Role
4.0
1981 Uchi no Honkan Series 5 "Honkan Yuki no Jin"
Japanese Special, 1981, 1 eps
Kasai Sachi (Main Role)
1
Kasai Sachi
Main Role
2.0
1961 Ima Hitotabi no
Japanese Special, 1961, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
1951 Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Japanese TV Show, 1951, 73 eps
[Judge] (Ep. 29) (Guest)
73
[Judge] (Ep. 29)
Guest
7.6
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Yachigusa Kaoru

Kaoru Yachigusa
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  • First Name: Kaoru
  • Family Name: Yachigusa
  • Native name: 八千草薫
  • Also Known as: やちぐさ かおる
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: January 6, 1931
  • Died: October 24, 2019

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