Haruko Kato was born on November 24, 1922, and died on November 2, 2015, she was a Japanese actress.
She was born in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo, on 24 November 1922.
After training at acting school, Haruko was signed up with the film production company Toho in 1939, debuting in Hanatsumi Nikki (ja) in the same year.
She married the playwright Michio Kato (ja) in 1946, but he died in 1953. She married actor Masaya Takahashi (ja) in 1958, but they divorced in 1973.
In 2002, Kato was awarded the Order of the Precious Crown.
Haruko Kato passed away at age 92 on November 2, 2015 at her home in Tokyo.