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Yoshiko Otaka

, (born February 12, 1920) is a China-born Japanese actress and singer who made a career in China, Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States. By the 1940s, she became one of the Seven great singing stars. She was elected as a member of the Japanese Parliament in the 1970s and served for 18 years. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Yoshiko 'Shirley' Yamaguchi, actress, dies at 94
Decades later, as Yoshiko Otaka, she reinvented herself as a TV presenter and served in the Japanese parliament. She died Sept. 7 in Tokyo. She was 94. Her family announced the death, but did not cite a specific cause. A rising star during the 1930s ...
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Ex-actress Yamaguchi dies at 94
Born in what was then Manchuria, northeastern China, Yamaguchi, whose real name was Yoshiko Otaka, made her debut as actress in 1938 during Japanese rule of the region. Using the Chinese name Li Xianglan, she appeared in a series of hit movies, ...
(The Japan News)
  1. Japanese singer-actress Li Xianglan dies of heart attack at 94
  2. Japanese actress Shirley Yamaguchi dies at 94
  3. Japanese actor Yamaguchi dies