Yumi Asō

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Yumi Asō
麻生 祐未
Yumi Okumura

(1963-08-15) August 15, 1963 (age 56)
Years active1983 - present
Height161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Spouse(s)Toshiya Nagasawa (2004–2008)

Yumi Okumura (奥村 由美, Okumura Yumi, born August 15, 1963), better known by the stage name Yumi Asō (麻生 祐未, Asō Yumi), is a Japanese actress. She is a niece of singer Chiyo Okumura.[1] She married actor Toshiya Nagasawa [ja] in March 2004, and they had one child.[2] The couple separated less than two years later, and officially divorced in 2008.[2]


She was born in Osaka Prefecture but grew up in Nagasaki Prefecture. She graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University.[1]

She appeared in Yōjirō Takita's 1986 film Comic Magazine with Yuya Uchida and Beat Takeshi.[3] She also appeared in Lee Sang-il's 2002 film Border Line with Tetsu Sawaki and Ken Mitsuishi.[4] She currently resides in Japan and takes up minor acting roles as well as working as a manager.

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  1. ^ a b Yomiuri Nenkan 2010 [Yomiuri Yearbook 2010]. Yomiuri Shimbun. 2010. p. 176.
  2. ^ a b 麻生祐未 昨夏離婚していた… [Yumi Aso divorced last summer] (in Japanese). 2009-01-27. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
  3. ^ Canby, Vincent (16 January 1987). "SCREEN: 'COMIC MAGAZINE'". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Cooper, Tracie. "Border Line (2002)". AllMovie. Retrieved 5 April 2010.

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