RIP Miyoshi Umeki
Mulboyne (in the fascinating Macias vs. Kerr thread on Mutantfrog) points us to the fact that Miyoshi Umeki, the first Asian to win an Academy Award, recently passed away. Missouri is a whole world away from Otaru. Rest in peace Umeki-san.
Miyoshi Umeki; Recorded American Pop Standards, Won Oscar for ‘Sayonara’ – washingtonpost.com