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Michiko Tanaka (I) (1913–1988)

Michiko Tanaka was an actress, singer and music Professor. She came from a painter's family in Tokyo and got her education in Hiroshima, Japan. Her uncle was the Japanese Ambassador to Austria, so in 1929 she moved to Vienna to study Violin, Music and Voice. There she married Julius Meinl and made her debut in 1930 in "Die Geisha" (music by Sidney... See full bio »


(age 74) in Munich, Germany

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Madame Butterfly
Yoshiwara Kohana
Girl from Hong Kong
Letzte Liebe
Letzte Liebe Namiko Sanada, japanische Musikstudentin


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 1958 Begegnung in Singapur (TV Movie)
Mijoko Tomoto
 1954 Madame Butterfly
 1950 Skandal in der Botschaft
Nina, die Botschafterin (as Michi Tanaka)
 1938 Tempête sur l'Asie
Le princesse Shô
 1937 Yoshiwara
 1935 Letzte Liebe
Namiko Sanada, japanische Musikstudentin (as Michiko Meinl)
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 1961 Girl from Hong Kong (sound effects editor)
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 1965 Gut gefragt ist halb gewonnen (TV Series)
- Ehemänner gegen Ehefrauen (1965) ... Herself
 1953 Musikalisches Intermezzo (TV Series)
Herself - Host
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 1958 Das kommt nicht wieder (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Michiko Meinl | Michi Tanaka | Michi de Kowa

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Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1958

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