Awashima Chikage




Picture Credit: Caithion / 80th Anniversary Book

Standard Profile Information

Name: Awashima Chikage
Kanji: 淡島 千景
Current Troupe:
Role: Musumeyaku
Status: Retired Star

Nickname: Kei-chan
Real Name: 中川慶子 (Nakagawa Keiko)
Height: 159 cm
Birthday: Feb. 24th, 1924
Death: Feb. 16, 2012
Blood Type:
Hometown: Tokyo
Favorite Food:
Favorite Flower: forget-me-not, rose
Favorite Colors:
Hobbies: films, reading, walks
Special Talent:
Origin of Stage Name:From a famous Waka (Japanese Poem) by Minamoto no Kanemasa
Favorite Role:
Would Like to Try Playing:

Debut: 1941 (29th Class) Masatsura's Departure for the Front Lines / The Song of Great Yamato
Troupe History:
YEAR - 1950 Moon Troupe
1941 - YEAR Flower Troupe (Acting)


1950: The Dancing Girl of Alexandria, Thais
1950: Boogie-Woogie Hotel / In Your Heart Again (Nagoya), Kay / Victoria Harding
1949: Marriage at Rio / Tokyo ・ New York
1949: Xiang Fei / Aloha 'Oe (Nagoya), Xiang Fei / Joan
1949: The Dancing Girl of Alexandria / Spring Dance, Thais
1949: Shigenoi / Romance of Paris
1948: Two-in-One Hakama / Aloha 'Oe, Joan
1948: Xiang Fei / Blue Heaven, Princess Xiang
1948: Cheerful Town / Spring Dance: Folk Paintings, Marie
1948: Rowdiness / Tale of Venice, Portia
1947: Red Flower of Tahiti / A Midsummer Night's Dream, Naiya / Puck
1947: The Man Who Had Luck / Spring Dance: Flowers of the World, Kathie
1947: Puppet Ship / The Tale of Ali Baba, Seaweed Woman / Mariana
1947: Manon Lescaut / The Tale of Ali Baba, Manon / Mariana
1946: The Taima Mandala / Sentimental Journey, Chuujou-hime / Christine
1946: Puppet Ship / Bolero / The Mermaid Princess, Miru-Onna / Bolero Woman 3
1946: Rosemary / Jab Jab Conte, Rosemary
1944: Song of the Soldiers of Kyushu / Spy Extermination / Tied to a Stick / Vow to Take the Victory, young wife
1943: The Mother Pagoda / Iyasaka / National Song, Yuboji
1942: First North-Eastern China Tour

Shinjin Kouen Roles

1943: The Duck's Success / Carrying a Letter / The New Princess Kaguya (Middle Theater), Suekko

Concerts / Dinner Shows

1997: Adieu Tokyo Takarazuka Theater


  • She was the model for Queen Saphire of the manga "Ribbon no Kishi".
  • Younger brother Steve Nakagawa worked for Hanna Barbera.
  • After retirement she became a movie actress, and remained active until her death in 2012.

Created by caithion. Last Modification: Friday 16 of April, 2021 23:42:17 GMT-0000 by caithion.