Japanese actors died because of Emphysema

Here are 2 famous actors from Japan died in Emphysema:

Takashi Shimura

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 appeared in over 200 films throughout his acting career, but he is best known for his work with acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa. He appeared in 21 of Kurosawa's films, including classics such as "Seven Samurai," "Rashomon," and "Ikiru." Shimura was known for his versatility as an actor, and he played a wide range of characters, including doctors, priests, and samurai. Outside of his film work, he also appeared on stage and in television dramas, earning numerous awards and accolades throughout his career.

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Susumu Ishikawa

Susumu Ishikawa (July 13, 1933 Ashikaga-October 29, 2012) was a Japanese voice actor, singer, actor and presenter.

He began his career as a voice actor in the 1950s, and quickly gained popularity for his role as the first Japanese voice of Disney's Mickey Mouse. He went on to lend his voice to many popular anime series such as "Astro Boy," "Dragon Ball," and "Voltron." He also appeared in numerous films and television dramas as an actor. In addition to his career in entertainment, Ishikawa was actively involved in social causes and served as a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly for four terms. He was also recognized for his contributions to the arts and was awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon by the Japanese government in 2001.

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