Here are 5 famous actors from Japan died at 56:
Kei Tomiyama (October 31, 1938 Anshan-September 25, 1995 Shinjuku) also known as Kunichika Tomiyama, Tomiyama Kunichika, Tomiyama Kei or Toyama, Kei was a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator.
He died in pancreatic cancer.
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Hirotaka Suzuoki (March 6, 1950 Nagoya-August 6, 2006 Suginami) otherwise known as Suzuoki Hirotaka was a Japanese voice actor, actor and theatrical producer.
He died caused by lung cancer.
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Akihiko Hirata (December 16, 1927 Seoul-July 25, 1984 Tokyo) a.k.a. Akihiko Onoda, Hirata Akihiko or Onoda Akihiko was a Japanese actor.
He died in lung cancer.
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Masato Sako (November 9, 1946 Iwakuni-January 11, 2003) was a Japanese actor and voice actor. His child is called Mayumi Sako.
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Kazumi Tanaka (August 11, 1951 Suginami-December 20, 2007 Tama) also known as Tanaka Kazumi was a Japanese voice actor and actor.
He died caused by cardiovascular disease.
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