Miiko Taka

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Taka in 1958

Miiko Taka (高美以子, Taka Miiko) (born Miiko Shikata[1] June 24, 1925), is a Japanese American actress. She is best known for co-starring with Marlon Brando as Hana-ogi in the 1957 movie Sayonara. She also worked with James Garner, Bob Hope, Cary Grant, and Toshirō Mifune (whom she also worked alongside of in the 1980 television miniseries, Shõgun).

Taka was born in Seattle, Washington, but raised in Los Angeles, California.[2]

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  1. Makino, Jimmy. "A Japanese-American Nisei in the 20th Century". Retrieved 2012-06-20.
  2. Scott, John L. (May 5, 1957). "Fortune Bolt puts Miiko in Top Film Spot". Los Angeles Times. p. E3.

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