Japanese actors died because of Traffic collision

Here are 2 famous actors from Japan died in Traffic collision:

Kōji Wakamatsu

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 was best known for his politically charged and controversial films that tackled themes of sex, violence, and social upheaval. Wakamatsu began his career in the film industry in the late 1950s as an assistant director, and by the 1960s, he had become a prominent figure in the Japanese New Wave movement. He co-founded the production company, Wakamatsu Productions, which became known for producing films that pushed the boundaries of censorship laws in Japan. Some of his notable films include "Violated Angels," "Ecstasy of the Angels," and "United Red Army." In addition to his work in film, he was also a prolific author and political activist. Wakamatsu died in 2012 at the age of 76 after sustaining injuries in a fall from a building.

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Keiji Sada

Keiji Sada (December 9, 1926 Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto-August 17, 1964 Nirasaki) also known as Kanichi Nakai, Sada Keiji or Nakai Kanichi was a Japanese actor. His children are called Kiichi Nakai and Kie Nakai.

Keiji Sada began his acting career in the 1940s and quickly became a popular actor in both film and television. He is best known for his roles in the popular films including "Tokyo Twilight" (1957) and "When a Woman Ascends the Stairs" (1960). Sada also made his mark on the small screen, starring in several popular television dramas such as "Tantei Jimusho 23" (Detective Agency 23) and "Kao" (Face).

Despite his success, Sada struggled with alcohol addiction throughout his career, which ultimately led to his death at the age of 37. He passed away from liver failure caused by chronic alcoholism. Today, Keiji Sada is remembered as a talented and versatile actor who left a lasting impact on Japanese cinema and television.

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