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Sumiko Fuji

Sumiko Fuji (富司 純子 Fuji Sumiko, born 1 December 1945) is a Japanese actress. The daughter of a producer at the Tōei studios, she originally began acting under the name Junko Fuji (藤 純子), becoming famous as the female lead in yakuza films against such stars as Ken Takakura and Kōji Tsuruta. She even starred in her own series as the knife-wielding gambler Red Peony (the "Hibotan Bakuto" or "Red Peony Gambler" series). Initially retiring in 1972 after getting married, she began appearing on TV in 1974 using the name "Sumiko Fuji." She later returned to films and expanded her acting repertoire. She won a Blue Ribbon Award for best supporting actress in 1999 and 2006. She is married to the kabuki actor Onoe Kikugorō VII and is the mother of the actress Shinobu Terajima and the kabuki actor Onoe Kikunosuke V. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sumiko Fuji , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 1, 1945 In Gobo, Wakayama, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
98
First Appeared:
In the movie The Yagyu Military Art: The Buried Conspiracy 1963-08-07
Latest Project:
Movie Garden of Camellias 2020-10-05
Known For
Poster of Garden of Camellias
Poster of Summer Wars
Poster of Best Wishes for Tomorrow
Poster of The Tattooed Lord
Filmography
Movie Garden of Camellias 2020-10-05
Movie Children of the Sea Dede (voice) 2019-06-07
Movie Falling Camellia 2018-09-28
Movie A Loving Husband Reiko Inoue 2016-08-25
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Fuji Hatori 2015-01-11
Movie April Fools Royal madam 2015-04-01
Series Gisou no Fuufu Kanae Himura 2015-10-07
Movie Lady Maiko Chiharu Kojima 2014-09-13
Movie Twilight: Saya in Sasara Onatsu 2014-11-08
Movie Casting Blossoms to the Sky Unknown 2012-05-12
Movie It's a Beautiful Life - Irodori Hanae ishimoto 2012-09-15
Series The History of Our Family Maki Yame 2010-04-09
Movie Air Doll Widow 2009-09-26
Movie Summer Wars Sakae Jin'nôchi (voice) 2009-08-01
Movie Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death Kazue (as Junko Fuji) 2008-04-22
Movie The Cherry Orchard: Blossoming Reiko Takayama 2008-11-08
Movie Yamazakura, The Cherry Tree in the Hills Shizu Tezuka (as Sumiko Fuji) 2008-05-31
Movie Best Wishes for Tomorrow Unknown 2007-10-27
Movie Hula Girls Chiyo Tanikawa (as Junko Fuji) 2006-09-09
Movie Murder of the Inugami Clan Matsuko Inugami 2006-12-16
Movie Summer's Release 2004-01-17
Movie Dream Maker 1999-10-23
Movie The Geisha House Satoe 1999-01-15
Movie Wait and See Unknown 1998-12-19
Series Wind of the Ryūkyū Islands 1993-01-10
Movie Chizuko's Younger Sister Mother 1991-05-10
Movie Tasmania Story 1990-06-21
Movie Buddies Unknown 1989-11-03
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Execution of Duty 1972-01-11
Movie The Kanto Scarlet Cherry Gang Tsuruji 1972-03-04
Movie Okoma, the Orphan Gambler Tsumagoi Okoma 1971-01-23
Movie Bloodiest Flower 1971-04-03
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Here to Kill You Takiko Yano 1971-06-01
Movie Bitter Tears of a Woman Gambler 1971-07-31
Movie Trials of an Okinawa Village 1971-11-19
Movie Silk Hat Boss Oryu 1970-02-21
Movie Brave Red Flower of the North 1970-01-09
Movie House of Gamblers Unknown 1970-01-01
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Oryu's Return Oryu 1970-03-05
Movie Brutal Tales of Chivalry 7: Hell Is a Man's Destiny Unknown 1970-01-01
Movie The Last Kamikaze 1970-10-29
Movie Gamblers: The Drifter 1970-04-18
Movie A Lively Geisha Koshizu 1970-08-01
Movie The Silk Hat Boss 2 1970-11-21
Movie The Japan Derby Race 1970-05-13
Movie The Domain: Flower and Dragon Okyo 1969-05-31
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Second Generation Ceremony Ryuko Yano 1969-04-10
Movie Brutal Tales of Chivalry 5: Man With The Karajishi Tattoo 1969-03-06
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Flower Cards Game Red Peony Oryu 1969-02-01
Movie Team of Ruffians 1969-09-19
Movie Samurai Geisha Shinji 1969-07-31
Movie Memoir of Japanese Assassinations Takako 1969-10-16
Movie Gambler's Legacy 1969-12-27
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room 1969-10-01
Movie Nunnery Confidential 1968-02-22
Movie Big Time Gambling Boss Hiroe 1968-01-14
Movie Human Torpedoes 1968-01-03
Movie Prison Boss 1968-04-18
Movie Showdown of Men 4: Tetsu, the White Tiger 1968-01-27
Movie The Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 1968-06-01
Movie Hishakaku and Kiratsune: A Tale of Two Yakuza 1968-07-12
Movie Red Peony Gambler Hibotan no Ryu 1968-09-14
Movie Red Peony Gambler: Gambler's Obligation O-Ryu 1968-11-22
Movie 一心太助 江戸っ子祭り お仲 1967-04-20
Movie Showdown of Men 2 Unknown 1967-03-10
Movie The Chivalrous Life Ofuji 1967-05-30
Movie Classmates Reiko Shiratori 1967-06-03
Movie Contemporary Tales of Chivalry 4 Unknown 1967-07-08
Movie The Shogun and His Mistresses O-mino 1967-07-30
Movie Japan's Most Chivalrous Otaki 1966-03-19
Movie Seven Fugitives 1966-01-01
Series Minamoto no Yoshitsune Shizuka Gozen 1966-01-02
Movie The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown 1966-02-03
Movie Code Between Brothers 3 Unknown 1966-12-30
Movie Showdown of Men 1966-07-01
Movie Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: The Lone Wolf 1966-07-09
Movie The Tattooed Lord Okayo 1965-02-25
Movie Hoodlum Match Unknown 1965-02-13
Movie The Boss 1965-01-03
Movie Blood of Revenge Hatsue 1965-05-05
Movie Three Yakuza Unknown 1965-05-22
Movie Code of Ruffians Unknown 1965-12-04
Movie The Kingdom of Jirocho 4 1965-08-25
Movie True Osaka Grit Unknown 1965-10-24
Movie The Domain: Kanto Legends of Chivalry 1965-08-12
Movie Fighting Tatsu, the Rickshaw Man Unknown 1964-04-04
Movie The Detective Fencer Unknown 1964-03-28
Movie A Laughable Journey Unknown 1964-02-01
Movie Shingo's Final Duel 1964-05-23
Movie Gamblers and Racketeers 1964-12-24
Movie Gambler Osato 1964-07-11
Movie Cruel Story of the Shogunate's Downfall 1964-12-12
Movie The Domain 1964-08-13
Movie The Yagyu Military Art: The Buried Conspiracy 1963-08-07
Movie Blind Wolf 1963-09-29
Movie The Yagyu Military Art: The One-Eyed Ninja 1963-12-21
Movie The Thirteen Assassins Kayo 1963-12-07
Movie The Kingdom of Jirocho 1 Unknown 1963-10-20