Obituary of Akira Kurosawa

[ edit ]

Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa (born March 23, 1910 in Tokyo, Japan) was a filmmaker, artist, film producer who was best known for directing 30 films in a career spanning over five decades which include Druken Angel (1948), Rashomon (1950), Ikiru (1952), Seven Samurai (1954), Throne of Blood (1957), The Hidden Fortress (1958), Dersu Uzala (1975), and Ran (1985). Akira died on September 6, 1998 and his death was because of a stroke. He died at age 88.

Please help us remember the life of Akira Kurosawa by contributing to his obituary, his family tree, funeral, burial, his birth, family, career and death in the sections below.

[ edit ]

Akira Kurosawa Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Kurosawa, Akira
    • Common Name: Akira Kurosawa
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
    • Birth Date: March 23, 1910
    • Age: 88 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The Emperor, Wind Man
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1936-1993
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: Japanese
    • Favorite Food: Mountain Dew
    • Favorite Color: Chartreuse (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Akira's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Akira Kurosawa
    • Father: Isamu Kurosawa (1864-1948)
    • Mother: Shima Kurosawa (1870-1952)
    • Brother(s):
      • Heigo Kurosawa (1906-1933)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Yōko Yaguchi (married May 21, 1945-February 1, 1985, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Hisao Kurosawa (born December 20, 1945)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Kazuko Kurosawa (born April 29, 1954)

Death Notice:

  • Date: September 06 1998 at age 88
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Cause of Death: Stroke

Category Tags:

FilmmakerArtist Film Producer Japanese Born on March 23rd Born in 1910 Died in 1998 Died at age 88 Died from Stroke

Akira's Notable Roles:

  • Drunken Angel
  • Rashomon
  • Ikiru
  • Seven Samurai
  • Throne of Blood
  • The Hidden Fortress
  • Dersu Uzala
  • Ran

Quotable Quotes:

Is Mr. Akira Kurosawa still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

Recent Deaths:

Morgan Spurlock
Died May 23rd, 2024 in Buffalo, United States
Mark Damon
Died May 12th, 2024 in Los Angeles, United States
Brian McCardie
Died April 28th, 2024 in Glasgow, Scotland
Marla Adams
Died April 25th, 2024 in Los Angeles, United States
Terry Carter
Died April 23rd, 2024 in Manhattan, New York

More Celebrity Bios:

Atom Egoyan
Born: July 19th 1960 in Cairo, Canada
Xavier Dolan
Born: March 20th 1989 in Montreal, Canada
Tommy Wiseau
Born: October 3rd 1955 in Poznan, Poland
Shane Black
Born: December 16th 1961 in Pittsburgh, United States
Ingmar Bergman
Born: July 14th 1918 in Uppsala, Sweden

Related Links:

Akira Kurosawa on Wikipedia.org
Akira Kurosawa at IMDB

Community Comments:

Be the first to comment on Akira's obituary.


Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-05-27 07:22:13
Author: Andrew
Confirmation: Akira Kurosawa on Wikipedia


Contact Us  Terms of Use  Privacy Policy