Obituary of Akira Kurosawa

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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.

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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

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