Award-winning Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi has been discovered lifeless.
Police have launched an investigation and suspect the mom of two took her personal life, in line with a number of native reviews, after she was reportedly discovered lifeless by her actor husband Taiki Nakabayashi at her Tokyo dwelling on the age of 40. Her demise was confirmed at hospital.
Takeuchi was a well known actress in Japan, having appeared in lots of movies and TV collection throughout her profession. Known for starring within the hit NHK drama “Asuka” in 1999 and the 2001 TBS drama “Love and Life within the White“, considered one of Takeuchi’s earliest movie roles got here in 1998 J-horror “Ringu“, which was famously tailored into Hollywood horror movie “The Ring” in 2001.
In 2018, she starred because the main function in Hulu and HBO’s “Miss Sherlock” – a gender-reversed adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic detective collection.
The mum-of-two additionally just lately starred in “The Confidenceman JP: Princess“, the second film based mostly on the favored Fuji Television drama.
Among her many accolades, Takeuchi notably gained Best Actress in a Leading Role three years in a row, between 2004 and 2007, on the Japanese Academy Awards.
Yuko Takeuchi, 40, is survived by her husband and two kids.
“It got here hastily, and we’re all shocked and saddened by the information,” her expertise company said within the wake of her passing.
Her suspected suicide got here after a number of Japanese skills took their very own lives this yr. Actress Sei Ashina died earlier this month, actor Haruma Miura in July, and wrestling star Hana Kimura in May.