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Kumiko Aso

Kumiko Aso

Japanese actress
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Japanese actress
A.K.A. Kumiko Hiramaru, Kumiko Aso, Aso Kumiko, Asō Kumiko
Countries Japan
Occupations Actor
Gender female
Birth 17 June 1978 (Sanmu)
The details
Biography

Kumiko Hiramaru (平丸 久美子, Hiramaru Kumiko, born 17 June 1978 in Sanmu, Chiba, Japan), better known by her stage name Kumiko Aso (麻生 久美子, Asō Kumiko), is a Japanese actress. She is also a model and has participated in several commercials.

Career

In 1995, Aso made her film debut in Bad Guy Beach. With her role in the 1998 film Dr. Akagi, she received several major awards, including a Japan Academy Prize for Best Supporting Actress.

She has appeared in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's films such as License to Live and Pulse. She played a leading role in the 2007 Iranian-Japanese film Hafez.

Personal life

In December 2007, Aso married stylist Daisuke Iga. In 2012, she gave birth to their first child.

Filmography

  • Bad Guy Beach (1995)
  • License to Live (1998)
  • Dr. Akagi (1998)
  • Second Chance (1999)
  • Himawari (2000)
  • Kaza Hana (2000)
  • Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
  • Pop Beat Killers (2000)
  • Luxurious Bone (2001)
  • Red Shadow (2001)
  • Rush! (2001)
  • Pulse (2001)
  • Stereo Future (2001)
  • Last Scene (2002)
  • 11'9"01 September 11 (2002)
  • Inochi (2002)
  • Samurai Resurrection (2003)
  • Slow Is Beautiful (2003)
  • Iden & Tity (2003)
  • Casshern (2004)
  • Eiko (2004)
  • Zebraman (2004)
  • Aoi Kuruma (2004)
  • Yajikita (2005)
  • Hasami Otoko (2005)
  • The Uchoten Hotel (2006)
  • Hafez (2007)
  • Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms (2007)
  • Cafe Isobe (2008)
  • Kodomo no Kodomo (2008)
  • Instant Swamp (2009)
  • Love Strikes! (2011)
  • Kaiki Renai Sakusen (TV series, 2015–present)
  • Love & Peace (2015)
  • The Boy and the Beast (2015) (anime)
  • Haiyū Kameoka Takuji (2016)

Awards

  • 1998: 23rd Hochi Film Award - Best Supporting Actress
  • 1998: 1st International Communication Festa - Best Communication Person Award
  • 1999: 22nd Japan Academy Prize - Best Supporting Actress
  • 1999: 8th Japan Movie Critic Award - Rookie of the year
  • 1999: 24th Osaka Film Festival - Rookie of the year
  • 1999: 20th Yokohama Film Festival - Rookie of the year
  • 2002: 11th Japan Movie Professional Award - Best Actress
  • 2002: 16th Takasaki Film Festival - Best Actress Award
  • 2007: 32nd Hochi Film Awards - Best Actress
  • 2007: 50th Blue Ribbon Awards - Best Actress
  • 2007: Mainichi Film Awards - Best Actress

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