Ryoko Hirosue
Ryoko Hirosue

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Name: Ryoko Hirosue
Occupation: Movie Actress
Gender: Female
Birth Day: July 18, 1980
Age: 40
Country: Japan
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Ryoko Hirosue

Ryoko Hirosue was born on July 18, 1980 in Japan (40 years old). Ryoko Hirosue is a Movie Actress, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Ryoko Hirosuenet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

Japanese actress and singer known for her roles in the Academy Award-winning 2008 film, Departures and in the 2001 film, Wasabi.


Ryoko Hirosue won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Television Drama Academy Awards for her role as Makoto Saeki in the 2003 series, Moto Kare.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

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Before Fame

Ryoko Hirosue entered the P&G model competition when she was 14 years old and made her television debut when she was 15 on TK Music Camp.

Biography Timeline


Hirosue made her television debut in 1995 at the age of 15 in Fuji TV's Heart ni S. She was also named "Best Newcomer" at the 10th Television Drama Academy Awards the same year when she starred in Fuji TV's comedy series, Shota no Sushi. In 1997, she appeared in the finalé of medical drama, Hoshi no Kinka and the special episode of Odoru Daisousasen before making her breakthrough performance in Fuji TV's comedy series Beach Boys, where she was awarded "Best Supporting Actress" at the 14th Television Drama Academy Awards. Hirosue also made her film debut in the same year when she appeared in 20-seki Nostalgia which won her critical acclaim. She was awarded the Sponichi Grand Prize New Talent Award at the Mainichi Film Awards, Best New Talent at the Yokohama Film Festival and perhaps most importantly, the Newcomer of the Year award at the 21st Japanese Academy Awards.


In 1998, Hirosue reprised her role in the special episode of Beach Boys while also appearing in four other television dramas in the same year. In 1999, she returned to the big screen in Poppoya and Himitsu. Her performances in both films won her much praise from award-giving bodies of Japan and she received two nominations at the 23rd Japanese Academy Awards for Best Actress (for Himitsu) and Best Supporting Actress (for Poppoya). Her international profile also increased when she received the Best Actress prize for her performance in Himitsu at the 30th Sitges - Catalan International Film Festival.


She returned prominently to television in 2000 playing Yuki Katase in the drama Summer Snow, which won 5 awards at the 26th Television Drama Academy Awards including "Best Supporting Actress" and "Best Drama" before showing off her comedic chops in TBS's Oyaji. The latter role again won her "Best Supporting Actress" at the 27th awards ceremony.


In 2001, Hirosue made her international film debut in Luc Besson's Wasabi. Not being able to speak French for her role, she had to learn her lines phonetically. She also reunited for the fourth time on television with her frequent co-star, Yutaka Takenouchi (they starred together in Long Vacation, Beach Boys and Seikimatsu no Uta), in Fuji TV's romantic comedy series Dekichatta Kekkon, starring as an expectant couple who did not know each other well before their one-night stand leading to the planning of a shotgun wedding. The series also starred Hiroshi Abe who won Best Supporting Actor at the 30th Television Drama Academy Awards.


In 2002, Hirosue appeared in the film Renai Shashin and the low-rated television drama, Ai Nante Irane Yo, Natsu before capping the year in the family drama series, Otousan. She reunited with her Summer Snow lead co-star, Tsuyoshi Dōmoto, in 2003's romance series Moto Kare. Her portrayal as the initially flippant ex-girlfriend, Makoto Saeki, won her "Best Supporting Actress" yet again at the 38th Television Drama Academy Awards.


She married Okazawa Takahiro in December 2003. The marriage ended in early 2008. On 9 October 2010 she married Jun Izutsu, a candle artist. They met in Haiti in March 2010 participating in earthquake relief efforts. Her cousin is a former member of the House of Representatives in Japan.


Hirosue married model Takahiro Okazawa on 17 January 2004 and gave birth to her son on 10 April 2004. They later divorced in March 2008. Her marriage and new motherhood decreased her workload when she only made one appearance in 2004 in the film, Hana and Alice, and in 2005's Fuji TV's romance drama, Slow Dance.

She has three children. She gave birth to her first son in April 2004. On 10 March 2011 she had her second son. On 17 July 2015, she gave birth to her third child, a girl.


Hirosue returned to film and television in 2006 by appearing in three television dramas, a TV movie and a film. In 2007, she co-starred for the third time with Hiroshi Abe (her fellow actor in Dekichatta Kekkon and Haruka Naru Yakusoku) in the film, Bubble Fiction: Boom or Bust. She also appeared in two TV movies, Mama ga Ryori o Tsukuru Wake, aired by Fuji TV and Long Wedding Road! which was broadcast by TBS. Hirosue also made a guest appearance in the third episode, Rattles, of detective-mystery series, Galileo.


She had a supporting role in NTV's comedy series, Yasuko to Kenji in 2008.

She portrayed Mika Kobayashi opposite Masahiro Motoki in the 2008 Japanese film Departures, which won the 81st Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film.


In 2009, she is starring in the remake of the mystery film Zero Focus and the adaptation to film of the novel Villon's Wife by Osamu Dazai.


She co-starred in the 2010 film Flowers with Yū Aoi, Kyōka Suzuki, Yūko Takeuchi, Rena Tanaka and Yukie Nakama.

Family Life

Ryoko Hirosue married candle artist Jun Izutsu in 2010 and the couple has two children.

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Currently, Ryoko Hirosue is 41 years, 4 months and 15 days old. Ryoko Hirosue will celebrate 42nd birthday on a Monday 18th of July 2022. Below we countdown to Ryoko Hirosue upcoming birthday.


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