Matsushima Nanako

Japanese actress Nanako Matsushima

Matsushima Nanako Profile

Name: Matsushima Nanako (Nanako Matsushima)
Japanese name: ?? ???
Chinese name: ?????
Birth date: October 13, 1973 (Saturday)
Birthplace: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height: 172cm
Blood type: A
Husband: Sorimachi Takashi
Profession: Actress
Hobbies: Cooking and driving

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Matsushima Nanako Biography

Matsushima Nanako started modeling at 18 as swimsuit model for various commercial advertisements, and featured in some budget TV shows.

Nanako’s breakthrough was in 1996 when she got the chance to star in NHK production “Himawari” (Sunflower); in the same year that she also starred in Asia hit movie “Ringu,” which was adapted by Hollywood movie “The Ring” years later.

Nanako’s popularity was ever rising since then, leading in loads of popular Japanese TV series and movies, and TV commercials.

Some of Nanako’s popular TV dramas include “Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO),” “Kyumei Byoto 24 Ji,” “Majo no Jouken,” “Koori no sekai,” “Hyakunen no Monogatari,” “Yamato Nadeshiko” and “Hana Yori Dango” etc.

Not only that Nanako have the elegance and beauty, her acting was very much praised and won her numerous awards.

Matsushima Nanako met actor husband Sorimachi Takashi when starring in the popular TV drama GTO; the celebrity couple married in 2001 and Nanako gave birth to their daughter in 2004.

Matsushima Nanako was considered one of the most popular actresses in Japan and across Asia. Lots of her TV series and movies were well received by Japanese and Asian fans, with high ratings and successful box office.

Matsushima Nanako took a break after her marriage and birth to her daughter, and just started starring in some drama last year. Her popularity is not as great as before, but she will be remembered as one of the greatest Japanese actress for the last decade.

Why I like Matsushima Nanako

Matsushima Nanako is beautiful, elegant and she is really good in acting.

A few of her Japanese drama series are my favorite and I think she is good portraying various character with elegance, beauty, tough minded, soft heartened, kind, humorous, depress, shiny, greedy, funny… Nanako is simply a great actress.

Matsushima Nanako Pictures and Photos

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