|Native name 志穂美 悦子|
Name Etsuko Shihomi
Years active 1973-1987
|Full Name Etsuko Shiomi塩見悦子|
Born October 29, 1955 (age 60) (1955-10-29) Saidaiji, Okayama, Japan
Other names Sue ShiomiEtsuko Nagabuchi (長渕悦子)
Spouse Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi (m. 1987)
Children Ayane Nagabuchi, Ren Nagabuchi, Wataru
Nominations Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Movies and TV shows Sister Street Fighter, Legend of the Eight Samurai, Dragon Princess, Kikaider 01, Shogun's Samurai
Similar People Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi, Sonny Chiba, Ayane Nagabuchi, Ren Nagabuchi, Wataru
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Etsuko Shihomi (志穂美 悦子, Shihomi Etsuko), now known by her married name Etsuko Nagabuchi (長渕 悦子, Nagabuchi Etsuko), (born October 29, 1955 in Okayama City, Japan as Etsuko Shiomi (塩見 悦子, Shiomi Etsuko)) is a Japanese actress who appeared in several Japanese martial arts films of the 1970s and 1980s.
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Etsuko was a member of Sonny Chiba's "Japan Action Club" and appeared in several films with Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, and other members of the JAC. Her films include the Sister Street Fighter series (1974), Dragon Princess (1976), Message from Space (1978), Shogun's Ninja (1980), Roaring Fire (1982), and Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983).
Etsuko had a singing career from 1975 to 1984, although her last solo album, Three Dimension, was also released on CD in 1985. Two books were released relating to her in the 1970s and 1980s.
Etsuko met singer-actor Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi on the set of the Otoko wa Tsurai yo film Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy (1986), when she was around 30 years old. She retired from acting after marrying him the following year, in 1987, when she was 31. Their daughter is actress Ayane Nagabuchi.
Since her retirement, Etsuko has returned to the public eye and has been involved in charity work. She has written books on flower arrangement, with the proceeds being donated to charities.