Kimiko Yo

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Kimiko Yo
余 貴美子
Born (1956-05-12) 12 May 1956 (age 65)
Years active1987 – present

Kimiko Yo (余 貴美子, Yo Kimiko, born 12 May 1956) is a Japanese actress. She was given Best Supporting Actress awards at the 2004 and the 2009 Yokohama Film Festival ceremonies. [1] [2] She won the award for best supporting actress at the 32nd and at the 33rd Japan Academy Prize for Departures and Dear Doctor respectively. [3] [4]



Yo was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. Her mother is Japanese and her father, who moved to Japan for business and later founded the Hakka Association in Japan, is Hakka Taiwanese.





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