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Machiko Kyo

Actress

Born - 25 March 1924, Osaka, Japan
Died - 12 May 2019

Full-lipped, strikingly attractive Japanese actress, originally a dancer, who starred in some of her country's biggest international successes, as well as appearing once opposite Marlon Brando in a Hollywood movie. Born Yano Motoko, her better-known films included Fukkatsu (1950), Rashomon (1950), Ugetsu Monogatari (1953), Gate of Hell (1953), The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956), The Loyal 47 Ronin (1958), Floating Weeds (1959), Buddha (1961), The Daphne (1966), Senba Zuru (1969), The Family (1974), The Possessed (1976) and Make-Up (1984), her last. She died from heart failure.