Japanese movie stars died at 52

Here are 2 famous actors from Japan died at 52:

Yujiro Ishihara

Yujiro Ishihara (December 28, 1934 Kobe-July 17, 1987 Minato) also known as 石原裕次郎, Ishihara, Yūjirō, Japanese Elvis Presley, Yûjirô Ishihara, Ishihara Yujiro, Ishihara Yūjirō, タフガイ, ボス, ユージロー, 裕ちゃん or Yujiro Ishihara was a Japanese actor, film producer, singer and television producer.

He died caused by liver cancer.

Yujiro Ishihara started his career in the entertainment industry as a singer and released many successful albums including "Blue Mountains", which was a huge hit in Japan. He then transitioned to acting and became one of the most popular Japanese actors of his time, appearing in over 150 films throughout his career.

Some of his most notable films include "Crazed Fruit", "Rusty Knife", and "The Outcast", among others. Yujiro's roles often portrayed him as a tough and rebellious outsider, earning him the nickname "The Bad Boy of Japanese Cinema".

In addition to his successful on-screen career, Yujiro also produced films and television shows. He was also known for his philanthropic work, and even established the Ishihara Yujiro Memorial Foundation to support young talents in the entertainment industry.

Unfortunately, Yujiro's life was cut short when he passed away at the age of 52 from liver cancer. However, his legacy lives on and he remains a beloved figure in Japanese pop culture.

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Shinichi Himori

Shinichi Himori (January 10, 1907 Tokyo-September 12, 1959) a.k.a. Shin'ichi Himori or Kazuo Moriyama was a Japanese actor.

Shinichi Himori began his acting career in the 1920s and quickly became known for his versatile and naturalistic performances. He appeared in over 100 films throughout his career, as well as on stage and in radio dramas. In addition to his acting work, he was also a successful writer and director, and his contributions to Japanese cinema were recognized with numerous awards and honors. Himori's life was tragically cut short when he died from a heart attack at the young age of 52. Despite his relatively short career, he left an indelible mark on Japanese cinema and is remembered as one of the country's most talented and influential actors.

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