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Reiko Sato Profile

Reiko Sato
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19 December 31 is born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother's maiden name is Kyogoku / Koyogoku. Her father is a Zen Buddhist priest; her brother is Koji Sato.
? takes tap and ballet lessons
? is Jack Cole’s partner in Las Vegas
c. 50 signs with 20th Century-Fox
August 53 makes her debut on Broadway in Kismet
? becomes a member of the Screen Actors Guild
July 59 columnist Earl Wilson writes: “Marlon Brando’s long-distancing Reiko Sato of Destry…”
August 60 columnist Lee Mortimer knows: “Japanese ecdysiast Reiko Sato, who does that sizzling strip in Allied’s Hell to Eternity, also sizzles with actor Scott Brady…”
? meets Mexican boxer Robes. They plan on becoming professional tap dancers, but Robes dies from a foot fungus infection.
? befriends singer-dancer Alvin Ing
May 62 gets personal coaching from Brando for her part in The Ugly American
? befriends Marlon Brando and Wally Cox
? is Joanne Miyazaki's, a.k.a. Nobuko Miyamoto, mentor
? marries Alphonse Curon
? separates from Alphonse Curon
? secretly marries Bozo Miller
71 meets G. I. Joe writer Larry Hama
? is caretaker on Marlon Brando's private island, Tetiaroa, near Tahiti
? occasionally takes care of Christian Brando
? resides in Sherman Oaks, California, and is currently single
December 81 after days of not answering her phone, Marlon Brando flies to her house
19 December 81 as Reiko Sato, she dies in her sleep at age 49 in Los Angeles, discovered by Marlon Brando
? is cremated. Half of her ashes are sent to Marlon Brando's private island; the other half, to a Buddhist temple.
Sources:
Samuel Clemens, Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, www.Ancestry.com
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