Yumi Shirakawa Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Spouse

Yumi Shirakawa Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Spouse
Yumi Shirakawa Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 48 kg
Date of Birth November 21, 1936
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Date of Death June 14, 2016

Yumi Shirakawa was a Japanese film and television actor who worked on several projects including RodanThe Badger Palace, Man Against Man (also known as Otoko tai otoko), Chûshingura aka 47 SamuraiHanekonmaYearningThe H-ManThe MysteriansThe Last WarA Holiday in TokyoForbidden LoveThe Secret of the TelegianGorathDoctor-X: Surgeon Michiko DaimonOhisamaI am Mita, Your Housekeeper, and Be Happy, These Two Lovers.

Born Name

Akiko Yamazaki

Other Names

Yumi Shirakawa, Japanese Grace Kelly

Yumi Shirakawa (Center) with actor Kenji Sahara (Left) and director Ishirō Honda on set of 'Rodan'
Yumi Shirakawa (Center) with actor Kenji Sahara (Left) and director Ishirō Honda on the set of ‘Rodan’ (Unknown Author / Steve Ryfle, Ed Godziszewski: ”Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa”. Wesleyan University Press, 2017 / Public Domain)

Age

She was born on November 21, 1936.

Died

On June 14, 2016, she died of heart failure at the age of 79 in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan

Nationality

Japanese

 

Occupation

Actor

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

48 kg or 106 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Yumi Shirakawa had dated –

  1. Hideaki Nitani (1964-2012) – She got married to actor Hideaki Nitani in 1964 and they had a daughter named Yurie Nitani. The duo remained married until he died of pneumonia on January 7, 2012.
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Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Yumi Shirakawa was of Japanese descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Used to wear glasses

Yumi Shirakawa Facts

  1. She joined the Toho film company.
  2. Alongside Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa co-starred as Kiyo, Goro’s Sister, in the 1956 kaiju film Rodan (released in the United States as Rodan! The Flying Monster!).
  3. She played Chikako Arai in the 1958 science fiction thriller film The H-Man.
  4. She was cast as Nakanishi Takako, Noriko’s friend, in the 1961 film The End of Summer.
  5. Yumi Shirakawa co-starred as Akemi Harumi, the head of the housekeeper agency that Akari is from, in the family mystery drama television series I am Mita, Your Housekeeper in 2011.
  6. In 2013, Yumi Shirakawa appeared as Hisae Asai, a Health Policy Bureau of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, in an episode of the comedy medical drama series Doctor-X: Surgeon Michiko Daimon.

Featured Image by Unknown Author / Steve Ryfle, Ed Godziszewski: ”Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa”. Wesleyan University Press, 2017 / Public Domain

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