Japanese television and film actress who won a Best Supporting Actress Award from Japan Academy Prize for her role in the 1983 film Yokiroh.
She started acting at age 15 after being invited to audition at a production agency.
She received an honorary executive position with the cosmetics company SONOKO in 2009.
She married lyricist Tsutomu Uozumi in 1983.
One of her fellow Japanese actresses is Keiko Agena.