Junko Sakurada (桜田 淳子 Sakurada Junko, born April 14, 1958 in Akita, Japan) is a Japanese singer and actress. She was part of a music trio in 1973, which included 山口百恵 and 森昌子. Sakurada then became successful in a solo music career, with 18 top ten singles in the 1970s. Her acting career ran from 1973 to 1993. She received multiple awards for her acting roles, including the Hochi Film Award, Award of the Japanese Academy, Kinema Junpo Award, and Mainichi Film Concours. Following her marriage, in a Blessing ceremony of the Unification Church in 1992, she retired from public life.
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