Nanako Matsushima Movies and Career Information
Oct 13, 1973
Nanako Matsushima (松嶋 菜々子, Matsushima Nanako, born October 13, 1973 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese actress and model. She is known outside Japan for her role in the horror film Ring. She became the highest-paid actress in Japan due to Great Teacher Onizuka and all her following dramas becoming big hits. She was also a main character in A Story of Love, where she starred next to Hiroyuki Sanada, who also played Ryuji Takayama in Ring. On February 21, 2001, she married Takashi Sorimachi who co-starred with her in Great Teacher Onizuka. They have two daughters together, born on May 31, 2004 and November 30, 2007.