Akira Kurosawa’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 23, 1910

Death Date

Sep 6, 1998

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

Stroke

Place of Death

Sep 6, 1998

Profession

Director

The director Akira Kurosawa died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Iconic Japanese director of 30 films, including the classic influential features Rashomon (1950) and Seven Samurai (1954). He is regarded as one of history’s most important filmmakers.

He married Yoko Yaguchi on May 21, 1945 and they had two children together.

Quotes

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“In a mad world, only the mad are sane.” (Akira Kurosawa)

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“Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied… That’s why they can keep on working. I’ve been able to work for so long because I think next time, I’ll make something good.” (Akira Kurosawa)