Mariko Okada

Mariko Okada

Mariko Okada as she appeared on a movie poster for Floating Clouds (1955).
Born (1933-01-11) January 11, 1933
Occupation Actress
Years active 1951–present
Spouse(s) Yoshishige Yoshida

Mariko Okada (岡田 茉莉子 Okada Mariko, born 11 January 1933) is a Japanese actress. She is married to film director Yoshishige Yoshida.[1]


Her father was the noted silent film actor Tokihiko Okada, who before his early death (the year following his daughter's birth) starred in Yasujiro Ozu's Tokyo Chorus (1931).

As an adult, Mariko herself was cast by Ozu, appearing for example in Late Autumn (1960).[2] She appeared in Mikio Naruse's Floating Clouds (1955) and Nagareru (1956).[3][4] She also appeared in Shinji Aoyama's My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? (2005).[5]

Selected filmography

Selected television appearances




  1. Jacoby, Alexander; Amit, Rea (13 December 2010). "Midnight Eye interview: Yoshishige Yoshida". Midnight Eye.
  2. Bradshaw, Peter (28 January 2010). "Film review: Late Autumn - Film - The Guardian". The Guardian.
  3. Uhlich, Keith (1 November 2005). "Floating Clouds - Film Review - Slant Magazine". Slant Magazine.
  4. Uhlich, Keith (2 November 2005). "Flowing - Film Review - Slant Magazine". Slant Magazine.
  5. Weissberg, Jay (18 May 2005). "Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachtani? - Variety". Variety.
  6. 楢山節考 第13回(1958年度)毎日映画コンクール(日本映画大賞)受賞 (in Japanese). Mainichi Film Awards. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
  7. 1962年 キネマ旬報賞 (in Japanese). MovieWalker at Retrieved 30 January 2009.
  8. 切腹 第17回(1962年度)毎日映画コンクール(日本映画大賞)受賞 (in Japanese). Mainichi Film Awards. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
  9. "日本映画批評家大賞 JAPAN MOVIE CRITICS AWARD" (in Japanese). Japan Movie Critics Award. Archived from the original on January 15, 2009. Retrieved 30 January 2009.

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