Yoshiko Yamaguchi

1920 - 2014

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Yoshiko Yamaguchi (山口 淑子, Yamaguchi Yoshiko, February 12, 1920 – September 7, 2014) was a Japanese singer, actress, journalist, and politician. Born in China, she made an international career in film in China, Hong Kong, Japan and the United States. Early in her career, the Manchukuo Film Association concealed her Japanese origin and she went by the Chinese name Li Hsiang-lan (李香蘭), rendered in Japanese as Ri Kōran. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoshiko Yamaguchi has received more than 272,823 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Yoshiko Yamaguchi is the 815th most popular actor (down from 494th in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from China (down from 222nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Actor.

Yoshiko Yamaguchi is most famous for being the first woman to represent Japan in the Olympics.

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Among actors, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 815 out of 9,996Before her are Patrick McGoohan, Hiroyuki Sanada, Charles Chaplin Jr., Lloyd Bridges, Denholm Elliott, and Bekim Fehmiu. After her are Virginia Cherrill, Karin Schubert, Michelle Rodriguez, Janet Gaynor, Mack Sennett, and Gabriele Ferzetti.

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Among people born in 1920, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 70Before her are Kim Yong-ju, Maureen O'Hara, César Rodríguez Álvarez, Arthur Hailey, Robert Whittaker, and Tom of Finland. After her are Dorothea Binz, Setsuko Hara, Mario Beccaria, Mario Benedetti, Albert Barillé, and José López Portillo y Pacheco. Among people deceased in 2014, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 55Before her are Gyula Grosics, Hans Hollein, Gerald Edelman, Dale T. Mortensen, Oscar de la Renta, and Yozo Aoki. After her are Gottfried John, Miklós Jancsó, Ralph H. Baer, B. K. S. Iyengar, Stuart Hall, and Veljko Kadijević.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 338 out of 1,392Before her are Lu Ban (-507), Terence Young (1915), Duan Qirui (1865), Shi Nai'an (1296), Yu Jin (200), and Gongsun Zan (null). After her are Su Song (1020), Zeng Guofan (1811), Ren Zhengfei (1944), Pang De (170), Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867), and Shitao (1642).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 6Before her are Toshiro Mifune (1920), Jet Li (1963), Bolo Yeung (1946), Donnie Yen (1963), and Gong Li (1965). After her are Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Run Run Shaw (1907), Shih Kien (1913), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhou Xuan (1920), and Joan Chen (1961).

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