Kaoru Yachigusa

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Kaoru Yachigusa
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Born (1931-01-06) January 6, 1931 (age 86)
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Actress
Years active 1947–present

Kaoru Yachigusa (八千草 薫, Yachigusa Kaoru, born January 6, 1931) is a Japanese actress from Osaka Prefecture. From 1947 to 1957 she was a member of the Takarazuka Revue. Since leaving the Revue, she has been active in film, television, and narration.

She famously quit part way through the filming of the television series Akai Giwaku outraged at being forced to work at times dictated by idol Momoe Yamaguchi's schedule.

Her husband, director Senkichi Taniguchi, died on October 29, 2007 in Tokyo, Japan. The couple had been married since 1957.[1]









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