Loading...

Akemi Negishi

Search on Amazon

Biography

Tokyo, Japan
Akemi Negishi might never have become an actress but for Josef von Sternberg. The legendary director was in Japan looking for a woman to play the seductress who leads a bunch of soldiers astray in his upcoming (and as it turned out, last) movie _Anatahan (1954)_. But Sternberg spotted Negishi one night, dancing on the cabaret stage, and chose her at once. This was the first in a long string of exotic roles, most unusual for the average Japanese actress, but which became her trademark, in films as various as _Kingukongu tai Gojira (1962)_ and Dodes'ka-den (1970). Read more...

Actor

Character: Chikiro's Mother

King Kong vs. Godzilla 1962

0
Character: Yasuko Hanai

Zoku kôkô san'nensei 1964

2
Character: Yamashita's wife

Rakuyô 1992

0
Character: Okuni, the mistress

Akahige 1965

0
0
Character: Mother of Hirotsugu

Enrai 1981

0
Character: Keiko Kusakabe, the 'Queen Bee'

Ana-ta-han 1953

0
Character: Asako Kuribayashi

Ikimono no kiroku 1955

0
Character: Good-Looking Housewife

Dodes'ka-den 1970

0
Character: Mrs. Shimozuma

The Makioka Sisters 1983

0
Character: Mariko,s mother

Mo hozue wa tsukanai 1979

0