Yuko Takeuchi, Japanese actress, aged 40

Japanese actor Takeuchi Yuko was found dead by her husband, Nakabayashi Taiki in an apartment in Tokyo. She was forty years old when she died (attempted suicide) and was the mother of two children, including a baby boy born in January.

Although Yuko Takeuchi did not leave any words, it is presumed that he died by suicide. If this can be confirmed, Takeuchi’s death will follow other recent suicides by well-known Japanese artists. Including actress Makoto Ashina earlier this month, actor Harumi Miura in July, and reality TV star Kimura Hana in May. . The official website of Takeuchi’s “Stardust Promotion” has not been updated.

Takeuchi Yuko

Born in Saitama Prefecture in 1980, Takeuchi has won many honors in TV dramas and movies and won many domestic performance awards.

After making his debut in the 1996 series “Cyborg”, Takeuchi played an important role in the popular 1999 NHK series “Asuka” and the 2001 TBS series “Love and Life in White”.

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Takeuchi Yuko filming and TV career

Her film career began as a supporting role in the 1998 J-Horror hit single “Ring”. Her first starring role was the 1998 youth drama “The Innocent World”.

In the next two decades, Takeuchi had a high demand for TV and movie roles, often playing the ridiculous side. Such as the hospital investigator in the 2009 mystery Yoshihiro Nakamura “The Triumphant Return of General Rouge.”

But she is also regarded as the razor-sharp detective in “Miss Sherlock”. A 2018 series of TV series co-produced by Hulu and HBO Asia, broadcast in 18 countries around the world.

In 2007, Takeuchi won the local best actress award for playing the young daughter of a married lover. In Negishi Kichitaro’s film “Dog In Sidecar” as a brass, free-spirited friend and surrogate mother.

Recently, she won the Japan Film Academy’s Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in the 2014 TV series “Nostalgic Cape”.

Takeuchi’s enthusiasm and smiling female image also made her popular among advertisers. Who used her as a spokesperson for many campaigns, including Panasonic, Suntory, and Shiseido.

Her last Movie

Her latest movie is the joyous comedy “The Confidence Man JP: Princess”, which was released in July.

If you or anyone you know in the United States has suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources. In other areas, please call your local suicide hotline.

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