Shinobu Nakayama (中山忍 is a Nakayama Shinobu)Japanese actress and former singer. The younger sister of actress Miho Nakayama, she released her first single in 1988, the same year in which she made her acting debut in the television drama Otokodarotsu. She began acting in both television and film, and became the first actress to appear in both the Godzilla and Gamera series after acting in both Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II and Gamera: Guardian of the Universe. Her role in Gamera: Guardian of the Universe as heroine Mayumi Nagamine earned her several awards for best supporting actress, including a nomination for "Best Supporting Actress" at the 19th Japan Academy Awards. She later reprised the role in Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris.
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
- Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993) as Yuri Katagiri, U.N.G.C.C. robotics technician
- Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995) as Dr. Mayumi Nagamine, ornithologist at Fukuoka Zoo and Botanical Garden
- Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999) as Dr. Mayumi Nagamine, ornithologist
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