Miyoshi Umeki

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Miyoshi Umeki (梅木 美代志, Umeki Miyoshi, or ミヨシ・ウメキ Miyoshi Umeki, May 8, 1929 – August 28, 2007) was a Japanese American actress and standards singer. She was best known for her roles as Katsumi in the film Sayonara (1957), 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. She was a Tony Award and Golden Globe nominated actress and the first (and, as of 2016, only) Asian woman to win an Academy Award for acting.

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Sex

female

Date Of Birth

08.05.1929

Age

78

Date Of Death

28.08.2007

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