Less than a year later, in 1980, the actress performed with Paul Newman and Laurence Olivier in When Time Ran Out and Inchon respectively.
Ray said she was scared of the lives of her daughter because she was abused by the boyfriend of Umeko, Leon Bauchum.
After impressive performances in films such as Two for the Road and The Detective, she was given an early starring role in The Sweet Ride, an American drama film with elements of surfing and biking.
She's the second oldest out of six brothers and sisters.
Upon deeper investigation, authorities found out that Baucham suspected Umeko of having an affair with a co-worker.
One of her first works in Europe was with the celebrated director Francois Truffaut, with whom she worked in Day For Night 1973.
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