| Patricia Ann Fink|
University of Miami
| Patricia Fink|
| November 5, 1960 (age 55)Johnson Air Base, Iruma, Saitama, Japan (1960-11-05) |
The Millionaire Matchmaker, Married in a Year
Ira Stanger, Rhoda Goldstein
Become Your Own Matchma, Raise Your Desirability Factor: G, Find Your Match: Meeting, Seal the Deal: Bringing
Destin Pfaff, Rachel Federoff, Neil Steinberg
singer, tarento, model
Patty (singer) Wikipedia
Patty (パティ, Patī, born November 5, 1960) is a former singer, tarento, and English teacher in Japan. She is a hāfu American who started her music career under the name "Patty Fink" in 1979.
Patricia Ann Fink was born on November 5, 1960 in Iruma, Saitama, to an American father, an airman, and Japanese mother, Hiroko Takahashi. She attended Kubasaki and Kadena High School in Okinawa, and Yokota High School in Tokyo. In 1979 she made her recording debut with her first single " My Life", a soundtrack song of the movie "See How She Runs"(Japanese title:My Life) on the Seven Seas label (King Records) as Patty Fink. As Patty she signed with Eastworld record label (Toshiba EMI), and released her second single, "Taiyo no Utopia" on February 5, 1980. This NTV drama theme music song peaked at #18 on the Oricon chart. In the same year, she sang other channel 4 drama's title songs "Konoyume no Hatemade"(Oricon #27) and "Ashita...Saku "(Oricon #29). Without English lyrics "Ashita" is best remembered among Japanese people. She released three vinyl albums,"My Life"(1978) "Far Away"(1980) "Second Impression"(1981),and one compact disc, "Idol Miracle Bible Patty Best"(2003), reissue of her EMI albums and a single. As she is fluent in both Japanese and English, she appeared on television and radio shows a lot. She also posed in bikinis for Weekly Playboy magazine three times, and the cover of Heibon Punch magazine. She now lives with two chihuahuas in Tampa, Florida.My Life (written by Jimmie Haskell)Taiyo no UtopiaKonoyume no Hatemade / Yesterday Is GoneKimagure ni Sayonara / WindAshita...SakuLétrangerBlue My LoveAi no Country SongAi no Coffee BreakOmoide no Pendant (Kisetsu no Mayoigo)Cisco yori Ai wo Komete / You Never Made Me Feel BadA Traveller in New OrleansLovers in ParisThe Land of the Midnight SunJiyu heno Kokai / Far AwayAmorSummer Love AffairSquall LovePearl IslandsNagisa no OmoideYumeiro HeartToki no MayoigoMy Life (Original Soundtrack, last name misspelled as "Finck")Far AwaySecond ImpressionIdol Miracle Bible Patty BestBikkuri Nihon ShinkirokuKakkurakin Daihoso!!Let's Go Young8jidayo! Zenin Shugo (DVD release)Kohaku Utano Best TenYanyan Utau StudioHyakumannin no Eigo (English for Millions)
American English Dojo with Hyde YanoYoru ha Tomodachi Koasa no Happy TalkAkashiya Sanma no All Night NipponWeekly PlayboyHeibon PunchOne of her favorite memories was interviewing Styx for a concert in 1982. She was starstruck and could barely talk.She went to Japan with Diana Ross for her Amway Tokyo Dome concert as her manager in 1994.
This program was very popular among English learners.
American English Dojo Audio