Tamiyo Kusakari Information (Person)

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Tamiyo Kusakari
Born (1965-05-10) May 10, 1965 (age 57)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Ballet dancer, actress
Spouse(s) Masayuki Suo

Tamiyo Kusakari (草刈 民代, Kusakari Tamiyo, born 10 May 1965) is a Japanese actress and former ballet dancer. In 1997 her portrayal of Mai Kishikawa in Shall We Dance? won a Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.

Biography

From Toshima, Tokyo, Kusakari started dancing professionally at the age of eight and won the first prize at the Japan Ballet Competition of 1987. In 1987, she made her debut as Odette in Swan Lake. She received the Muramatsu Award in 1988, and the Tachibana Akiko Award in 1990. At 27, she suffered a hernia that nearly ended her career, leaving her a temporary wheelchair user. [1] She retired from ballet in 2009 at the age of 43. [2]

Kusakari is also known for her starring role in Shall We Dance? During the production of the movie she met and later married the director, Masayuki Suo. [3]

She starred in Suo's 2012 film A Terminal Trust. [4]

Recognition

Filmography

Films

Television

References

  1. ^ Shoji, Kaori (2 July 2006). "Dancing with body and soul - The Japan Times". The Japan Times. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
  2. ^ "草刈民代 引退公演終え「幸せでした」と笑顔". Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). April 25, 2009. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Schilling, Mark (15 April 2011). "'Dancing Chaplin' - The Japan Times". The Japan Times.
  4. ^ DeFore, John (3 September 2012). "A Terminal Trust (Tsui No Shintaku): Montreal Review - The Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ "第20回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品" [20th Japan Academy Prize Outstanding Works]. Japan Academy Film Prize (in Japanese). Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "檀れい&小泉孝太郎ら追加キャストが決定! 上川隆也主演「沈まぬ太陽」". CinemaCafe.net (in Japanese). February 13, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  7. ^ "小栗旬、吉田鋼太郎に恋のアドバイス!? 「東京センチメンタル」初回マドンナも発表". CinemaCafe.net (in Japanese). December 17, 2015. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  8. ^ "野村萬斎&大泉洋、三谷幸喜版「アクロイド殺し」SPドラマで共演". Cinema Today (in Japanese). February 15, 2018. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "松岡昌宏、戸田恵梨香から婚約破棄される精神科医に『大恋愛~僕を忘れる君と』". Modelpress (in Japanese). August 17, 2018. Retrieved September 3, 2018.

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