Tsugumi (つぐみ Tsugumi), born Otake Tsuzumi (大竹 都々美 Otake Tsuzumi) on 21 February 1976, is a Japanese award winning actress, model and adult video performer.
Life and career
Born in Tokyo, after graduating from high school she started working as race queen. Tsugumi made her film debut in Time Leap (1997), a film adaptation of the manga with the same name, then started widely appearing in films, V-Cinema releases, stage plays and TV-dramas. For her role in Moonlight Whispers (1999) she was awarded as Best Newcomer Actress at the 9th Japanese Professional Movie Awards and as Best New Talent at the 21st Yokohama Film Festival.
In 2007, she left her agency and took a break from show business, taking up a job as a company employee.
- Time Leap (1997), by Imazeki Akemi
- Be-Bop High School (TV, 1997-1998), by Yusuke Narita
- Moonlight Whispers (1999), by Akihiko Shiota
- Hush! (2001), by Ryōsuke Hashiguchi
- Luxurious Bone (2001), by Isao Yukisada
- New Shadow Warriors (2003), by Sonny Chiba
- Norio's room (2004), by Yoshihiro Fukagawa
- Kono Yo no Sotoe - Club Shinchugun (2004), by Junji Sakamoto
- AKA-SEN (2004), by Junji Sakamoto
- Noriko's Dinner Table (2006), by Sion Sono
- Freesia (2007), by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
- Sleeping Beauty (2007), by Naoki Yamamoto
- Exte (2007), by Sion Sono
- Actress (2010, AV, MUTEKI, Dir.Ryota Nakanishi)
- Clandestine (2011, AV, MUTEKI, Dir.Ryota Nakanishi)