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 Yoko Shimada

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Yoko Shimada Famous memorial

Birth
Kumamoto, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto, Japan
Death
25 Jul 2022 (aged 69)
Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
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Actress. She was best known to television viewers as Mariko, the love interest of Richard Chamberlain's character in the popular 1980 television mini-series "Shogun." She began her acting career in 1960, appearing in the film "Jurokusai." She went on to appear in such films as "The Inugami Family," (1976) "The Hunted," (1995) and "Crying Freeman." (1995) In 1971, she made her television debut on the series "Kamen Rider." Besides "Shogun," she went on to appear on "the small screen" in such series as "We Are Youth," and "Fushoku no kozo." For her performance in "Shogun," she earned a nomination for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Emmy Award in 1981 and won the 1981 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama.

Actress. She was best known to television viewers as Mariko, the love interest of Richard Chamberlain's character in the popular 1980 television mini-series "Shogun." She began her acting career in 1960, appearing in the film "Jurokusai." She went on to appear in such films as "The Inugami Family," (1976) "The Hunted," (1995) and "Crying Freeman." (1995) In 1971, she made her television debut on the series "Kamen Rider." Besides "Shogun," she went on to appear on "the small screen" in such series as "We Are Youth," and "Fushoku no kozo." For her performance in "Shogun," she earned a nomination for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Emmy Award in 1981 and won the 1981 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama.

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