Here are 4 famous actors from Japan died in 2001:
Ginzō Matsuo (December 26, 1951 Nakatsu-August 25, 2001) also known as Ginzo Matsuo, Kouichi Matsuo, Koichi Matsuo, Matsuo Ginzō, Matsuo Koichi or Ginzô Matsuo was a Japanese voice actor, actor and entrepreneur.
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Kōji Nanbara (June 7, 1927 Yokohama-December 20, 2001 Chofu) a.k.a. Uwaji Itsui, 則竹 卯和二, Nanbara Koji, Shinji Nanbara, Itsui Uwaji, 伍井 卯和二, Nanbara Shinji, 船上 爽, なんばら こうじ, 南原 宏治, 南原 伸二, なんばら しんじ, いつい うわじ, Kôji Nambara, Nambara Kôji, Nambara Shinji or Shinji Nambara was a Japanese actor. He had three children, Eri Koike, Kenro Nanbara and Seiro Yamaguchi.
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Hiroshi Tsuburaya (March 8, 1964 Setagaya-July 24, 2001 Sagamihara) also known as 円谷 浩 or 円谷 寛 was a Japanese actor.
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Koichi Chiba (August 13, 1931 Iwate Prefecture-November 9, 2001) also known as Kôichi Chiba was a Japanese actor and voice actor.
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