ACTOR

Yoko Shimada

1953 - 2022

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Yoko Shimada (Japanese: 島田 陽子, Hepburn: Shimada Yōko, 17 May 1953 – 25 July 2022) was a Japanese actress, best known to Western audiences for her portrayal of Mariko in the 1980 miniseries Shōgun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoko Shimada has received more than 430,119 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Yoko Shimada is the 2,887th most popular actor (up from 3,960th in 2019), the 981st most popular biography from Japan (up from 1,108th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Japanese Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 430k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Yoko Shimadas by language

Over the past year Yoko Shimada has had the most page views in the with 235,703 views, followed by English (171,840), and German (20,405). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are English (124.30%), Ukrainian (91.99%), and German (73.32%)

Among ACTORS

Among actors, Yoko Shimada ranks 2,887 out of 13,578Before her are June Squibb, Dennis Franz, Johan Leysen, Maggie Q, Phil Hartman, and Lea Padovani. After her are Norman Wisdom, Ferdinand Raimund, L. Q. Jones, Yuri Lyubimov, Nikolai Karachentsov, and Martha Hyer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1953, Yoko Shimada ranks 207Before her are Andrey Makarevich, Ante Čačić, Reinhard Marx, Meng Hongwei, Jean-Louis Gasset, and Barry Sonnenfeld. After her are Yolande Moreau, Dieter Zetsche, Johnny Clegg, Thomas Friedman, Władysław Kozakiewicz, and David Deutsch. Among people deceased in 2022, Yoko Shimada ranks 234Before her are Chaim Kanievsky, Fatma Girik, Susana Dosamantes, Manny Charlton, Peter Straub, and Rupiah Banda. After her are Kálmán Mészöly, L. Q. Jones, Mitchell Ryan, Ercole Baldini, Pablo Milanés, and Gilbert Gottfried.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoko Shimada ranks 981 out of 6,245Before her are Abe Masahiro (1819), Nobuo Uematsu (1959), Hiromu Arakawa (1973), Shinji Mikami (1965), Machiko Hasegawa (1920), and Misuzu Kaneko (1903). After her are Yukio Goto (null), Yasuhiko Okudera (1952), Hiratsuka Raichō (1886), Tarō Okamoto (1911), Chiyonofuji Mitsugu (1955), and Makino Nobuaki (1861).

Among ACTORS In Japan

Among actors born in Japan, Yoko Shimada ranks 40Before her are Sayuri Yoshinaga (1945), Haruo Nakajima (1929), Takuya Kimura (1972), Miyoshi Umeki (1929), Tsuru Aoki (1892), and Chieko Baisho (1941). After her are Kyōko Kagawa (1931), Akio Ōtsuka (1959), Takehito Koyasu (1967), Kiyoshi Atsumi (1928), Akira Kamiya (1946), and Toshio Furukawa (1946).

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