Miyoshi Umeki

May 8, 1929


Beautiful Japanese actress Miyoshi Umeki was born on the island of Hokkaido but raised in the U.S. during her teens after gaining experience as a radio and nightclub singer. Once stateside, Umeki began appearing on television. She made an auspicious film debut in Sayonara (1957) playing a Japanese woman who finds herself caught up in bi-cultural racism… More


Miyoshi Umeki Videos

Flower Drum Song
2 minutes 42 seconds
4 minutes 54 seconds
The Horizontal Lieutenant
3 minutes 43 seconds

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