Keiko Awaji

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Keiko Awaji
Awaji Keiko 1951.jpg
Keiko Awaji in 1951
Native name
淡路 恵子
Born(1933-07-17)17 July 1933
Tokyo, Japan
Died11 January 2014(2014-01-11) (aged 80)
Tokyo, Japan
OccupationActress
Years active1949-2014
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Spouse(s)Rolando "Bimbo" Danao, Yorozuya Kinnosuke
ChildrenEtsuo Shima, Akihiro, Kichinosuke

Keiko Awaji (淡路 恵子, Awaji Keiko, ; 17 July 1933 – 11 January 2014) was a Japanese movie actress. She was known for her role in Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog and as Kimiko in The Bridges at Toko-Ri. In The Bridges at Toko-Ri, she acted alongside William Holden and Mickey Rooney.

She died of esophageal cancer in Tokyo.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Actress Awaji dies". Kyodo News. Retrieved 11 January 2014.

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