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Keiko Awaji

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Keiko Awaji (1933) is a Japanese film actress. Notable highlights of her career were an appearance in Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog, and a role as Kimiko in The Bridges at Toko-Ri, where she appeared alongside William Holden and Mickey Rooney. Her first husband was Filipino musician and actor Rodrigo "Bimbo" Danao; they had two children together. Their eldest is actor Etsuo Shima. Her second husband was Japanese actor Yorozuya Kinnosuke, but they divorced in 1987. Their eldest son Akihiro died in a car crash in 1990. In 2004, their youngest son Kichinosuke Yorozuya (Satoshi Ida) was arrested for breaking into her home and served six months in prison. On June 16, 2010, Kichinosuke committed suicide by jumping off his apartment in Shinjuku. The actress is apparently a big fan of the Dragon Quest games, even going so far as to say it is her dream to play one last game before she dies. She died of esophageal cancer in Tokyo on 11 January 2014, aged 80 Description above from the Wikipedia article Keiko Awaji, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 17, 1933 In Tokyo, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Stray Dog 1949-10-17
Latest Project:
Movie Mourning Recipe 2013-11-09
Known For
Poster of Hoodlum Soldier
Poster of 47 Ronin
Poster of The Continuing Story of the Third Generation President
Poster of Stray Dog
Movie Mourning Recipe Tamako 2013-11-09
Movie Hard Romanticker Unknown 2011-11-12
Movie Three for the Road Unknown 2007-07-11
Movie Veronika Decides to Die Beniko 2005-10-12
Movie Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Stray Dog Interviewee 2002-10-25
Movie Inugami Katsuko Doi 2001-01-27
Movie Welcome to the Vampire Onsen Unknown 1997-04-21
Movie A Brief Message from the Heart Fusae 1995-11-23
Movie She-Shogun Katsuyama 1990-01-20
Movie Hong Kong Paradise Unknown 1990-04-28
Movie Tora-san Goes to Vienna Madam 1989-08-05
Movie Tora-san Goes North Etsuko 1987-08-15
Movie Green Light to Joy Takeko 1967-12-06
Movie Flower and Dragon: Duel of the Sea Caves Unknown 1966-01-13
Movie Sazen Tange and The Secret of the Urn Fuji 1966-05-25
Movie The Flower and the Dragon Unknown 1965-11-20
Movie Hoodlum Soldier Otomaru 1965-03-18
Movie Illusion of Blood Omaki 1965-07-25
Movie A Comedy: The University Around the Corner Mitsui Fujiko 1965-10-31
Movie The Maid Story Unknown 1963-06-16
Movie The Best Playboy In Japan Michie Higurashi 1963-07-13
Movie A Woman's Life Unknown 1963-11-16
Movie Kureji sakusen: Kudabare! Musekinin Unknown 1963-10-26
Movie 色ぼけ欲ぼけ物語 Unknown 1963-12-24
Movie The Wiser Age Michiko 1962-01-14
Movie 47 Ronin Unknown 1962-11-03
Movie Acchan no bebi gyangu Unknown 1961-09-17
Movie The Other Woman Fukuko 1961-05-30
Movie 3 Dolls and Baby Gang Unknown 1961-12-09
Movie When a Woman Ascends the Stairs Yuri 1960-01-15
Movie Hito mo arukeba Sumire Sakura 1960-02-09
Movie Daughters, Wives and a Mother Mie Sakanishi 1960-05-21
Movie The Twilight Story Unknown 1960-08-28
Movie Kirare Yosaburô Unknown 1960-07-10
Movie The Blue Beast Unknown 1960-06-26
Movie Temptation on Glamour Island Yoshiko Kosaka 1959-01-15
Movie President Taiheiki Unknown 1959-01-03
Movie Zoku: President Taiheiki Unknown 1959-03-15
Movie The Adventures of Kantaro Unknown 1959-10-18
Movie Samurai Saga Nanae 1959-04-28
Movie The Lord Pretends Kosei 1959-09-13
Movie The Lord and the Gambler Unknown 1959-08-01
Movie City of Love Eriko 1958-01-21
Movie The Princess of Badger Palace Spider Queen of the Forest 1958-02-26
Movie The Hotelman's Holiday Okiku 1958-07-12
Movie The Continuing Story of the Third Generation President Unknown 1958-03-18
Movie Price of Beauty Yuki Kawabe 1957-03-13
Movie Black River Okada's Wife (uncredited) 1957-10-23
Movie Down Town Unknown 1957-10-29
Movie Women in Prison Keiko Nomi, prisoner 1956-09-11
Movie The Bridges at Toko-Ri Kimiko 1954-12-01
Movie Shichi henge tanuki-goten Unknown 1954-12-29
Movie Yasugorō shusse Unknown 1953-04-15
Movie Sincere Heart Midori 1953-01-29
Movie A Japanese Tragedy Wakamaru, a geisha 1953-06-17
Movie Always in My Heart Unknown 1953-09-15
Movie Always in My Heart Part 2 Unknown 1953-12-01
Movie Stray Dog Harumi Namiki 1949-10-17