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Sumiko Yokoyama is a Japanese cross country skier who competed from 1993 to 2008. Her best World Cup finish was fifth in a 4 x 5 km relay in Switzerland in 2003.
lilolaf  4/11/2017
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Sumiko Sakamoto was born on November 26, 1936 in Osaka, Japan. Sakamoto is a singer and award-winning actress whose heartfelt performances made her a favorite of the late film director Shohei Imamura. Imamura cast her in three of his films: The Pornographers, Warm Water Under a Red Bridge, and The Ballad of Narayama, winner of the Palme d'Or at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival, in which her brilliant portrayal of an elderly mother not only earned her a kiss from Orson Welles, but also the Japanese Best Actress Award from Nihon Academy.
lilolaf  4/11/2017
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Sumiko Tan is a Singaporean journalist.
cutenose  4/11/2017
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Sumiko Kurishima was a Japanese actress and master of traditional Japanese dance. She is often considered Japan's first female movie star.
cutenose  4/11/2017
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Sumiko Hidaka was a Japanese actress. She appeared in over 30 films between 1948 and 1985.
lilolaf  4/11/2017
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Sumiko Fuji is a Japanese actress. The daughter of a producer at the Tōei studios, she originally began acting under the name Junko Fuji, becoming famous as the female lead in yakuza films against such stars as Ken Takakura and Kōji Tsuruta. She even starred in her own series as the knife-wielding gambler Red Peony. Initially retiring in 1972 after getting married, she began appearing on TV in 1974 using the name "Sumiko Fuji." She later returned to films and expanded her acting repertoire. She won a Blue Ribbon Award for best supporting actress in 1999 and 2006. She is married to the kabuki actor Onoe Kikugorō VII and is the mother of the actress Shinobu Terajima and the kabuki actor Onoe Kikunosuke V.
cutenose  4/11/2017
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A really lovely name, in my opinion. I'd think of a rather shy and quiet girl, but when you get to know her she'd be very kind and absolutely the best friend ever.
ElitaAlkaev  4/4/2015
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I'm surprised people are finding this name masculine. It isn't in the slightest. Girls have "ko" at the end of their name usually. Guys usually have "to" or "ro".
ElitaAlkaev  4/4/2015
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Also means 'a pure child'.
pocho-mole  11/12/2005

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