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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 3 June 1916Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Date of Death 7 December 2009Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Mon Toy was born on June 3, 1916 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She was an actress, known for All That Jazz (1979), The Year of the Horse (1966) and Ryan's Hope (1975). She died on December 7, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

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She was the first Asian runway model in Paris, France.
She was a Latin Quarter Showgirl.
She was a supporter of the Actors' Fund, animal rights, and the Japanese American National Museum.
She was a member of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTA, and Actors' Equality.
She had lived in New York City from 1944 until her death in 2009.
In 1944, she left the internment camp on a scholarship to Juilliard School in New York City procured by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Her family moved to Seattle, Washington in the 1920s until 1941 when her family was sent to the Minidoka Japanese American Internment Camp after Pearl Harbor attack.
Was one of the first Asian runway models in Paris.
Was of Japanese-American ancestry.

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