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Reiko Sato (I) (1931–1981)

Reiko Sato was born on December 19, 1931 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Flower Drum Song (1961), Woman on the Run (1950) and The Ugly American (1963). She died on May 28, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Flower Drum Song Helen Chao
The Ugly American Rachani, Deong's Wife


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 1963 The Ugly American
Rachani, Deong's Wife
 1961 Flower Drum Song
Helen Chao
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Made in Japan (1961) ... Cashier
 1960 Hell to Eternity
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Mitsu Kyoto
- The Tokyo Doll (1960) ... Mitsu Kyoto (as Reike Sato)
 1955 Kismet
1st Princess of Ababu (uncredited)
 1955 House of Bamboo
Charlie's Girl (uncredited)
 1953 Target Hong Kong
Dice Girl (uncredited)
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
- Juice Man (1952)
 1950 Woman on the Run
Suzie (as Rako Sato)
 1950 Mother Didn't Tell Me
Suki (uncredited)
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 1961 Flower Drum Song (performer: "Love, Look Away")
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 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary)
Archival footage from 'Kismet'

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(September 20-27, 1965) She acted in the musical, "Kismet," in a Music Theater of Lincoln Center production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Alfred Drake, Anne Jeffreys, Henry Calvin, Richard Banke, Patricia Welting, Don Beddoe, Truman Gaige, Beatrice Kraft, Alfred Toigo, Earle MacVeigh, Sally Neal, Rudy Vejar, ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Rako Sato | Reike Sato

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Japanese-American actress and tap dancer, daughter of a Zen Buddhist priest. Made her Broadway debut in "Kismet". Under contract to 20th Century Fox from 1950. Friend of actors Marlon Brando and Wally Cox. Died in her sleep, aged 49 in L.A.. See more »

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