Shirley Yamaguchi
Date of Birth
Feb 12, 1920
Birth Place:
Mukden, Manchuria


Born in 1920 to Japanese parents in Manchuria, Yoshiko Yamaguchi (known as Shirley Yamaguchi in the United States) became a movie star in three countries and had one of the most adventurous careers of any actress. Blessed with a magnificent singing voice, she began performing on the radio in China while still in high school. During the Japanese occupation of China, she was hired as an actress by...