Here are 5 famous actors from Japan died at 69:
Taro Ishida (March 16, 1944 Kyoto-September 21, 2013 Sagamihara) also known as Gentarō Ishida, Ishida Tarō or Tarô Ishida was a Japanese actor and voice actor.
He died as a result of myocardial infarction.
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Keizo Kanie (October 28, 1944 Edogawa, Tokyo-March 30, 2014 Shinjuku) also known as Keizô Kani'e, Keizou Kanie, Keizô Kanie or Keizō Kanie was a Japanese actor and narrator. He had two children, Ippei Kanie and Momoko Kurita.
He died as a result of stomach cancer.
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Kunitaro Sawamura (June 1, 1905 Asakusa, Tokyo-November 26, 1974 Tokyo) also known as Tomoichi Katô, Kunitarô Sawamura, Katô Tomoichi or Kunitarō Sawamura was a Japanese actor. His children are called Masahiko Tsugawa, Hiroyuki Nagato, Toshiko Sawamura and Setsuko Kato.
He died caused by stroke.
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Hiroaki Aoki (October 9, 1938 Tokyo-July 10, 2008 New York City) also known as Rocky Aoki was a Japanese actor. His children are called Devon Aoki, Steve Aoki, Kyle N. Aoki, Kana Grace Nootenboom, Kevin Y. Aoki, Echo V. Aoki and Jenifer Crumb.
He died caused by pneumonia.
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Taichirō Hirokawa (February 15, 1939 Tokyo Prefecture-March 3, 2008 Shibuya) otherwise known as Shinjirou Hirokawa was a Japanese voice actor, actor, presenter, disc jockey and narrator.
He died caused by cancer.
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