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Kaori Momoi (桃井かおり Momoi Kaori) is a Japanese actress. She made her debut in the 1971 Kon Ichikawa film To Love Again and is still active today, having been in over 60 films during her career. After appearing in the 2005 film Memoirs of a Geisha she joined The Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) to expand her opportunities in Hollywood films. Aside from her acting career, Momoi has often branched out to other areas of interest. She has released 15 albums as a singer, designed her own line of jewelry, and published a book of essays among other numerous other things. Momoi is widely respected not only for her accomplishments and beauty, but for her fierce independence and reputation as a free thinker - making her a role model for women of all ages in Japan.

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Daughter of international political scholor and jewelry designer Makoto Momoi and younger sister of former playwright Akira Momoi, Kaori Momoi moved to London at age 12 to study dance at the Royal Ballet Academy for 3 years. Upon returning home she attended Joshibi High School of Art and Design. She then went to Tokyo Ballet School, but quit ballet soon after graduation. Her next stop was Bungakuza School of Dramatic Arts, which she left a year after making her film debut.

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  • Name: Kaori Momoi (桃井かおり Momoi Kaori)
  • Birth date: April 8, 1952
  • Birthplace: Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
  • Blood type: O
  • Height: 5' 3¾" (162cm)

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