Shinobu Otake

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Shinobu Otake
大竹 しのぶ
Born (1957-07-17) July 17, 1957 (age 63)
OccupationActress
Years active1973–present
AgentAvex Management, Inc.
Spouse(s)Seiji Hattori (1982-1987)
Sanma Akashiya (1988-1992)
ChildrenImalu

Shinobu Otake (大竹 しのぶ, Ōtake Shinobu, born 17 July 1957) is a Japanese actress. She has won three Japanese Academy Awards: the 2000 Best Actress award for Railroad Man, and the 1979 awards for both Best Actress (The Incident) and Best Supporting Actress (Seishoku no ishibumi). She also won the award for best actress at the 12th Hochi Film Award for Eien no 1/2.[1] At the 25th Moscow International Film Festival she won the award for Best Actress for her role in Owl.[2] She has received a total of 12 nominations.

She was the favoured lead actress of director Kaneto Shindo after his previous lead actress, Nobuko Otowa, died in 1994, and featured in several of his films from A Last Note in 1995 to Postcard in 2011.[3]

Otake has also acted on the stage.

Personal life[edit]

Otake was born and grew up mostly in Tokyo. In 1982 she married Seiji Hattori, a Tokyo Broadcasting director who died in 1987.[citation needed] One year later, Otake married Akashiya Sanma, but got divorced in 1992.[citation needed] In the early 1990s Otake lived with playwright Hideki Noda.[citation needed]

Otake has two children, Nichika, a son by Hattori and Imaru, a daughter by Sanma.[citation needed] After her divorce she kept custody.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Director(s) Notes Ref.
1975 The Gate of Youth Orie Maki Kirio Urayama
1976 The Human Revolution 2 Nobuko Toshio Masuda
1977 The Gate of Youth Part 2 Orie Maki Kirio Urayama
Tora-san Plays Cupid Yoji Yamada
1978 The Demon Yoshitarō Nomura
The Incident Yoshitarō Nomura
Seishoku no ishibumi Shirō Moritani
1979 Nomugi Pass Mine Masai Satsuo Yamamoto Lead
Oh, My son! Keisuke Kinoshita
1980 Twelve Months Anja (voice) Kimio Yabuki Lead
1983 Children of Nagasaki Keisuke Kinoshita
1984 Mahjong Hōrōki Makoto Wada
1985 Family Without a Dinner Table Masaki Kobayashi
1986 Beyond the Shining Sea Toshiya Fujita
1987 Eien no 1/2 Kichitaro Negishi Lead
1992 Original Sin Nami Tsuchiya Takashi Ishii Lead
1993 Rex: A Dinosaur's Story Haruki Kadokawa
1996 Five Women Takashi Ishii
1998 Gakko III: The New Voyage Yoji Yamada
1999 Railroad Man Shizue Satō Yasuo Furuhata
The Black House Yoshimitsu Morita
Will to Live Kaneto Shindo
2000 Shiki-Jitsu Hideaki Anno
2001 Go Isao Yukisada
2003 Like Asura Yoshimitsu Morita Lead
Owl Kaneto Shindo Lead
2004 Otakus in Love Suzuki Matsuo
2007 Kitokito! Yasuhiro Yoshida Lead
Into the Faraway Sky Isao Yukisada
Welcome to the Quiet Room Nishino Suzuki Matsuo
2010 My Darling is a Foreigner Kazuaki Ue
Arrietty Homily (voice) Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Surely Someday Shun Oguri
Here Comes the Bride, My Mom! Yōko Morii Mipo O Lead
2011 Postcard Kaneto Shindo Lead
2013 Before the Vigil Isao Yukisada
Leaving on the 15th Spring Yasuhiro Yoshida
The Wind Rises Mrs. Kurokawa (voice) Hayao Miyazaki
2015 The Mourner Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Pieta in the Toilet Daishi Matsunaga
Our Little Sister Hirokazu Kore-eda
Galaxy Turnpike Kōki Mitani
2016 Black Widow Business Sayoko Takeuchi Yasuo Tsuruhashi Lead
Sanada 10 Braves Yodo-dono Yukihiko Tsutsumi
2017 Mary and the Witch's Flower Charlotte (voice) Hiromasa Yonebayashi
2018 Flea-picking Samurai Osuzu Yasuo Tsuruhashi
2019 Shadowfall Tetsuo Shinohara
2021 Nikuko of the Fishing Harbor Nikuko (voice) Ayumu Watanabe Lead [4]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
1975 Mizuiro no Toki Tomoko Matsumiya NHK Lead, Asadora
1977 Kashin Osato NHK Taiga drama
Taiyō ni Hoero! Yōko Hamada NTV Ep. 276
1980 Shishi no Jidai Chiyo NHK Taiga drama
1983 Tokugawa Ieyasu Odai no Kata NHK Taiga drama
1986 Seven Men and Women, Summer Story Momoko Kanzaki TBS
1987 Seven Men and Women, Autumn Story Momoko Kanzaki TBS
1994 The Misery of Others is as Sweet as Honey Mayuko Kurebayashi TBS Lead
1999 Genroku Ryōran Riku NHK Taiga drama
2011 Kōdai-in NHK Taiga drama
2017 I'm Sorry, I Love You Reiko Hyūga TBS
2019 Idaten Ikue Ikebe NHK Taiga drama

Dubbing[edit]

Commercials[edit]

In 2012, she became a representative for NTT DoCoMo's "Raku-Raku Smartphone", a smartphone aimed at the over-55s.[6]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2010.
  2. ^ "25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2013.
  3. ^ Shindo, Kaneto (2012). Nagase, Hiroko (ed.). 100 sai no ryugi [The Centenarian's Way] (in Japanese). PHP. ISBN 978-4-569-80434-7.
  4. ^ "大竹しのぶ、明石家さんま企画・プロデュースの映画に声優出演「漁港の肉子ちゃん」主人公役". eiga.com. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  5. ^ "映画「キャッツ」吹替版に葵わかな、山崎育三郎、森崎ウィン、大竹しのぶら出演". Natalie. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  6. ^ "「らくらくスマートフォン」20日予約開始、大竹しのぶがミニスカ登場". 17 July 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  7. ^ "田中絹代賞とは". Tanaka Kinuyo Memorial Association. Retrieved 3 April 2021.

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