Japanese movie stars died in 1967

Here are 3 famous actors from Japan died in 1967:

Toranosuke Ogawa

Toranosuke Ogawa (February 25, 1915 North Korea-December 29, 1967) was a Japanese actor.

Ogawa began his acting career in the 1930s and quickly became a popular leading man in Japanese cinema. During World War II, he was drafted into the Japanese military and served as a paratrooper. After the war, Ogawa returned to acting and appeared in numerous films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He was known for his roles in samurai films and yakuza movies. In addition to his work in film, Ogawa also appeared in television dramas and stage productions. He was a respected actor who had a significant influence on Japanese cinema. Ogawa passed away in 1967 at the age of 52.

Shinpei Takagi

Shinpei Takagi (November 3, 1902 Suwa-April 21, 1967) also known as Keikichi Takagi or Shimpei Takagi was a Japanese actor.

He began his career in the film industry in the 1920s and appeared in over 300 films. Takagi was known for his versatility and played a variety of roles ranging from comedic to dramatic. He was also a skilled stuntman and performed his own stunts in many of his films. In addition to his acting career, Takagi was a director and producer, and played a crucial role in the development of Japanese cinema. He received numerous awards during his lifetime, including the Medal with Purple Ribbon for his contributions to the film industry. Despite his success, Takagi remained humble and dedicated to his craft until his death in 1967. Today, he is remembered as one of Japan's greatest actors and a pioneer in the country's film industry.

Frank Tokunaga

Frank Tokunaga (July 7, 1888 Japan-November 17, 1967 San Joaquin) otherwise known as Bunroku Tokunaga, Frank Tokanaga, Frank Tokawaja, Frank Tokonaga or Frank Tokunago was a Japanese actor, film director and screenwriter.

He began his acting career in Japan during the silent film era, and appeared in many Japanese films before moving to the United States in the 1920s. In Hollywood, he continued his acting career and also worked as a film director and screenwriter. He directed and co-wrote the film "The Curse of the Yellow Flower" (1952), which was one of the first American films to feature an all-Asian cast. Despite facing discrimination and racism in Hollywood, Tokunaga continued to work in the film industry until his death in 1967. He is remembered as one of the pioneering Asian Americans in Hollywood and for his contributions to Japanese cinema.

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