Sonny Chiba’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 23, 1939

Death Date

Aug 19, 2021

Age of Death

82 years

Causes of Death

Covid-19 and Pneumonia


Movie Actor

The movie actor Sonny Chiba died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Acclaimed movie actor and martial artist who appeared in Kill Bill. His other credits include the 1994 film, Immortal Combat, and the 1982 film, Fall Guy.

He had a daughter named Juri Manase and two sons named Mackenyu and Gordon.

How did Sonny Chiba die?

Sonny Chiba, the Japanese martial artist and actor best known to American audiences for his role in Kill Bill, has died at the age of 82. Star of films like 1974’s The Street Fighter and 1976’s Karate Warriors, Chiba died from pneumonia caused by Covid-19, his agent confirmed to Variety.



Action is drama. If we cannot make the audience laugh, smile or cry with us, we are not actors.

Sonny Chiba

An actor’s body should be full of emotions, whether it is happiness or sorrow, pain or joy, enraged or elated.

Sonny Chiba