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Name: Asaoka Yukiji
Kanji: 朝丘 雪路
Real Name: 加藤雪会 (Katou Yukie) (Her maiden name was Katsuta 勝田)
Birthday: July 24, 1935
Death: April 27, 2018 (age 82)
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Chuo, Tokyo
Origin of Stage Name: "Asa no oka no yuki no ji" ("The surface of the snow on the hill at dawn"), to portray a mood of untouched, pristine snow.
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Debut: 1952 Spring Dance
1952 - 1955 Moon Troupe
1955: The Snow Tale / Yellow Muffler
Concerts, Dinner Shows, and Special Performances
YEAR: Name of Show
- Her father is Japanese-style painter Itou Shisui. Her husband is actor Tsugawa Masahiko (real name Katou Masahiko), and her daughter is actress Mayuko (Katou Mayuko).
- After retiring, she worked as a singer and TV actress, particularly on variety shows.