Kinuyo Tanaka

Nov 28, 1910


One of the most successful and important figures in the Japanese film industry, actress Kinuyo Tanaka left the world of light opera at age 14 to give movies a try. Gaining popularity in such frivolities as Young Miss (1930), she scored a dramatic bull's-eye in the 1932 version of the oft-filmed Loyal Forty-Seven Ronin. In the later stages of her career,… More


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