Setsuko Hara

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Birthday
17, 1920
Birthplace
Yokohama, Japan
Death Date
Sep 5, 2015 (95)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1920
Birthplace
Yokohama, Japan
Death Date
Sep 5, 2015 (95)

About

Japanese actress who played roles in Late Spring in 1949 and Tokyo Story in 1953.

Before Fame

Her older sister married a film director, giving her the opportunity to work for Nikkatsu Studios in 1935. She made her debut when she was 15 years old in the production, Do Not Hesitate Young Folks!

Trivia

The 2001 Japanese film Millennium Actress is partly inspired by her.

Family Life

She was born in Yokohama and raised with her four sisters and three brothers.

Associated With

She appeared in Late Spring and Tokyo Story, which were both directed by Yasujiro Ozu.