The Japanese actor Takeuschi Yuko was found by her husband. He found her dead in their apartment in Tokyo early sunday morning. She was the mother of two including the infant boy and died at the age of 40.
The actress also left no death note so the the death is presumed otbe suicide. Apart from her , the Japanese cinema has witnessed sucide by many other talents lincludng actress Ashina Sei, Miura Harumi and Kimura Hana.
Yuko had accumulated a long list of credits in both TV dramas and films, as well as many domestic acting awards. She rose to the industry heights with lead roles in the hit 1999 NHK drama “Asuka” and the 2001 TBS drama “Love and Life in the White” after her debut in the 1996 drama “Cyborg,”
She was in high demand for TV and film roles, often playing characters on the comically ditzy side, such as the hospital investigator in the 2009 Nakamura Yoshihiro mystery drama “The Triumphant Return of General Rouge.”
She was recently conferred with Japan Academy best supporting actress prize for her work in the 2014 drama “Cape Nostalgia.”
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