Miyoshi Umeki, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Miyoshi Umeki

actress

Date of Birth: 08-May-1929

Place of Birth: Otaru, Hokkaidō Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 28-Aug-2007

Profession: singer, stage actor, television actor, film actor, jazz musician

Nationality: Japan, United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Miyoshi Umeki

  • Miyoshi Umeki (?? ???, Umeki Miyoshi, or ???·??? Miyoshi Umeki, May 8, 1929 – August 28, 2007) was a Japanese-American singer and actress.
  • She was best known for her Oscar-winning role as Katsumi in the film Sayonara (1957), as well as Mei Li in the Broadway musical and 1961 film Flower Drum Song, and Mrs.
  • Livingston in the television series The Courtship of Eddie's Father.
  • She was a shin Issei, or post-1945 immigrant from Japan. Umeki was a Tony Award and Golden Globe nominated actress and the first and (as of 2019) only Asian woman to win an Academy Award for acting.

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