Akira Kurosawa’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) March 23, 1910

Death Date September 6, 1998

Age of Death 88 years

Cause of Death Stroke

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.



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

Akira Kurosawa Death Cause and Date

“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)

Akira Kurosawa Death Cause and Date