Here are 12 famous actors from Japan died at 76:
Takashi Shimura (March 12, 1905 Ikuno-February 11, 1982 Tokyo) also known as Shoji Shimazaki, Shimura Takashi or Shimazaki Shoji was a Japanese actor.
He died as a result of emphysema.
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Kazuo Hasegawa (February 27, 1908 Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-April 6, 1984 Tokyo) also known as Chôjirô Hayashi, Chojiro Hayashi, Hasegawa Kazuo, 長谷川 一夫, Hayashi Chomaru, 林 長丸, はやし ちょうまる, はせがわ かずお, Chomaru Hayashi, はやし ちょうじろう, 林 長二郎 or Hayashi Chojiro was a Japanese actor. His children are called Naritoshi Hayashi, Michiko Ono and Kiyo Hasegawa.
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Tetsu Komai (April 23, 1894 Kumamoto-August 10, 1970 Gardena) was a Japanese actor.
He died as a result of heart failure.
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Osamu Kobayashi (November 22, 1934 Tokyo-June 28, 2011 Bunkyō) a.k.a. Kobayashi Osamu was a Japanese actor and voice actor.
He died as a result of pancreatic cancer.
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Makoto Fujita (April 13, 1933 Ikebukuro-February 17, 2010 Suita) a.k.a. Makoto Harada, 藤田 まこと, はらだ まこと, ふじた まこと, Fujita Makoto, 原田 眞, Harada Makoto, Haguretei Umanosuke or はぐれ亭馬之助 was a Japanese actor, comedian and singer. He had one child, Emiko Fujita.
He died caused by aortic aneurysm.
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Kōji Wakamatsu (April 1, 1936 Wakuya-October 17, 2012 Shinjuku) a.k.a. Takashi Ito, Wakamatsu Kōji, Ito Takashi, Kôji Wakamatsu or Koji Wakamatsu was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, film producer and actor.
He died caused by traffic collision.
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Tôru Abe (March 28, 1917 Munakata District, Fukuoka-July 18, 1993) also known as Tooru Abe or Toru Abe was a Japanese actor.
He died as a result of cancer.
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Kanjūrō Arashi (December 8, 1903 Kyoto-October 21, 1980 Kyoto) also known as Kanjuro Arashi, Chosaburo Arashi, Chôsaburô Arashi, Teruichi Takahashi, Arakan, Arashi Kanjūrō, Arashi Nagasaburo, 嵐 寛壽郎, たかはし てるいち, あらし ながさぶろう, 嵐 長三郎, 嵐 徳太郎, Arashi Wakadayu, あらし とくたろう, Nagasaburo Arashi, 嵐 和歌太夫, Tokutaro Arashi, 高橋 照一, 嵐 寛寿郎, Takahashi Teruichi, Arashi Tokutaro, あらし わかだゆう, 天狗のおじさん, アラカン or Arashi Kanjuro was a Japanese actor.
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Onoe Shoroku II (March 28, 1913 Tokyo-June 25, 1989) also known as Fujima Yutaka or Yutaka Fujima was a Japanese dancer and actor. He had two children, Onoe Tatsunosuke I and Fujima Kanza.
He died in acute pneumonia.
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San'yūtei Enraku V (December 29, 1932 Tokyo City-October 29, 2009 Nakano, Tokyo) a.k.a. Hiromi Yoshikawa, Enraku San-yūtei V, Godaime San-yūtei Enraku or Enraku Sanyûtei was a Japanese comedian and actor.
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Jirō Sakagami (April 16, 1934 Kagoshima Prefecture-March 10, 2011 Tochigi Prefecture) also known as Jiro Sakagami was a Japanese comedian, singer and actor.
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Ichirō Murakoshi (December 2, 1930 Tokyo Prefecture-May 23, 2007) a.k.a. Yoshikazu Murakoshi, Murakoshi Ichirō or Murakoshi Yoshikazu was a Japanese voice actor and actor.
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