Yōko Yaguchi

Yōko Yaguchi

Yaguchi in 1944, on the set of The Most Beautiful
Personal details
Born Kiyo Katō
(1921-08-27)August 27, 1921
Died February 1, 1985(1985-02-01) (aged 63)
Nationality Japanese
Spouse(s) Akira Kurosawa (m. 1945; her death 1985)
Children Kazuko Kurosawa
Hisao Kurosawa

Yōko Yaguchi (矢口 陽子 Yaguchi Yōko, born Kiyo Katō, 27 August 1921 in Shanghai – 1 February 1985 in Fukuoka) was a Japanese actress, and the wife of Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa for 39 years. She had two children with Kurosawa: a son named Hisao and a daughter named Kazuko. Upon her death in 1985, she was survived by her husband, two children and four grandchildren, three from son Hisao's marriage to Hiroko Hayashi and one from daughter Kazuko Karosawa.[1]



  1. Kurosawa grandchildren

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