Mie Hama is a popular Japanese actress. She has gained a lot of success not only in Japan but in other parts of the world. When she started her career she starred in many monster movies that are produced by Toho Studio. Many people were surprised to know that Actress Diane Cilento has become Hama’s body double in several scenes. The movie You Only Live Twice is popular and the scenes done by her body doubt have become the talk of the town. If you want to know more about Mie Hama here is all you need to know.
Bio and Early Life
Mie Hama was born on November 20, 1943, in Tokyo Japan. She is associated with a blue-collar Tokyo family. You will be surprised at the family-owned small cardboard factory. However, it burned down in World War II and they didn’t know how to carry on financially. She grew up in a very poor household. Due to the crisis, she started working as a bus fare collector. While working she was spotted by producer Tomoyuki Tanaka. As she was only sixteen years old she got employment at Toho Studios. After completing her schooling she wanted to pursue her career as an actress. She is 63 years old currently and her height is five feet and four inches.
Mie has a flourishing career and she has appeared in a lot of drama and sci-fi films. The film list includes King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963). She got the chance to become the Giant Ape’s damsel in distress. However, she is best known for playing the Bond girl Kissy Suzuki in international cinema. It was big deal for her to star opposite actor Sean Connery in the 007 films You Only Live Twice (1967). In the same year, another blockbuster King Kong Escapes (1967) was released.
As she portrayed the spellbinding bond girl villain Madame Piranha. Her fans were delighted to see her extended wardrobe. Even the enchanted bed chambers contributed to creating a bond-girl atmosphere. Additionally, her fans will sometimes refer to her as a funny face and that is why she is fit for different roles. Due to her appearances in the movie, crazy cats fans saw a different side of her.
Even though she has become the most popular actresses in the golden age cinema of Japan she has not appeared in many films. Due to her financial problems she had to deal with it all in her own ways. As demand from fans was increasing she made a comeback in the cinema. She again started to appear in a few films in the 1970s and 1980s. Currently; she is working as an active environmentalist, radio, and television talk show host. Mie got married to a television executive Junzo Hata and they have four children together. They are currently divorced.
The total net worth of Mie happens to be around $1 million $5 million. She is leading a luxurious life and has all the big facilities. However, she likes to spend the most on her children. Her house is big and she likes to keep a new collection of cars.