• Matsuda Michiko 
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Writer. Born in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Worked as a stage and screen actress and married actor Matsuda Yūsaku in 1975. After their divorce in 1981, began working as a screenwriter, novelist, and nonfiction writer. Author of Ekkyōsha Matsuda Yūsaku (Matsuda Yūsaku, Crossing Borders), Samurai: Hyōden Mifune Toshirō (Samurai: A Biography of Mifune Toshirō), and other works.
Mifune Toshirō, a World-Class Act2015.11.02

This year the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the selection of Japanese film legend Mifune Toshirō (1920–1997) to receive a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Almost two decades after his death in 1997, Mifune would be just the fourth Japanese motion picture celebrity to receive that honor—following Hayakawa Sesshū, Iwamatsu Mako, and Godzilla.(*1) A typical shot of the actor on set d…
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