Here are 3 famous actors from Japan died at 40:
Toshihito Ito (February 16, 1962 Niigata-May 24, 2002) also known as Toshihito Itô or Toshihito Itoh was a Japanese actor.
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Yusaku Matsuda (September 21, 1949 Shimonoseki-November 6, 1989 Tokyo) a.k.a. Yuusaku Matsuda, 金優作, Matsuda Yusaku or Yûsaku Matsuda was a Japanese actor. He had two children, Shota Matsuda and Ryuhei Matsuda.
He died in bladder cancer.
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Rei Harakami (December 10, 1970 Kyoto-July 27, 2011 Japan) also known as レイ・ハラカミ, Rel Harakami or レイ ハラカミ was a Japanese actor and film score composer.
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