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Miyoshi Umeki
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    (April 3, 1929-August 28, 2007)
    Acted in 'Cry for Happy (1961),' 'Flower Drum Song (1961),' 'The Horizontal Lieutenant (1962),' 'A Girl Named Tamiko (1963)'
    Portrayed Mrs. Livingston in 'The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969-1972)'
    Won the 1957 Best Supporting Actress Oscar ('Sayonara')
    She specialized in playing a stereotype of a subservient, passive, pigeon-English speaking Asian woman.
    She was known as Nancy Umeki in Japan, but was asked to use her birth name for her American movie debut in 'Sayonara.'
    Her entire movie career consisted of only five films.
    She was the first Asian to win an Academy Award for acting.
    She was a successful singer in both Japan and America.
    She was nominated for three Golden Globes.
    She starred on Broadway in 'Flower Drum Song.'

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