Yoshiko Yamaguchi

1920 - 2014

Yoshiko Yamaguchi

Yoshiko Yamaguchi (山口 淑子, Yamaguchi Yoshiko, February 12th, 1920 – September 7th, 2014) was a Japanese actress and singer, born in China, who made a career 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. This allowed her to represent China in Japanese propaganda movies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoshiko Yamaguchi has received more than 181,780 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 662nd most popular actor.

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  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 658 out of 8,832Before her are Rex Harrison, Jan-Michael Vincent, Eric Roberts, Maurice Ronet, Geena Davis, and Ryan Reynolds. After her are David McCallum, Carl Weathers, Pedro Armendáriz, Oliver Reed, Dolores del Río, and Carmen Maura.

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Among people born in 1920, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 67Before her are Sergei Bondarchuk, Ivan Kozhedub, Isaac Stern, E. Donnall Thomas, Franklin J. Schaffner, and Lê Đức Anh. After her are Arthur Hailey, Albert Barillé, Ovadia Yosef, Mario Benedetti, Alicia Alonso, and Jaan Kross. Among people deceased in 2014, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 59Before her are James Garner, Fred Phelps, Chespirito, Maurice Duverger, Stuart Hall, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. After her are Miklós Jancsó, Ralph H. Baer, Věra Chytilová, Yozo Aoki, Siegfried Lenz, and P. D. James.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 328 out of 921Before her are Bogd Khan (1869), Lin Yutang (1895), Zhou Tai (163), Gu Kaizhi (345), Qiu Jin (1875), and Cangjie (-2650). After her are Dong Zhongshu (-179), Linji Yixuan (null), Zhu Youlang (1623), Lu Yu (733), Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867), and Trisong Detsen (742).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Yoshiko Yamaguchi ranks 7Before her are Jackie Chan (1954), Toshiro Mifune (1920), Jet Li (1963), Sammo Hung (1952), Chow Yun-fat (1955), and Donnie Yen (1963). After her are Run Run Shaw (1907), Stephen Chow (1962), Gong Li (1965), Bolo Yeung (1946), Shih Kien (1913), and Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947).