Akiko Wakabayashi was born on August 26, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan. During her work in movies, she became one of Japan's most popular actresses of their cinema's "Golden Age", ranking with actresses Kumi Mizuno
and Mie Hama
. One of her first films was Akiko
(1961), which was named after her. Interestingly, the movie title shares both her real and ...
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