Yasuo Yamada

Actor, Film actor

1932 – 1995

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Who was Yasuo Yamada?

Yasuo Yamada was a Japanese voice actor born in Tokyo, Japan.

Yamada left the faculty of literature of Waseda University, and had performed in many stage, radio, and television productions. His most famous role was Arsène Lupin III from the Lupin III series, starting in 1971 and ending in 1995. He also provided the Japanese dubbed voice for Clint Eastwood and Jean-Paul Belmondo.

At the age of 62, Yasuo Yamada died of a brain hemorrhage. At the end of the credits of the film Farewell to Nostradamus, there is a tribute: "To Yasuo Yamada, Eternal Lupin the Third: Thank you!".

Since Yasuo's death, Kanichi Kurita has taken over the role of Lupin the Third. As his last will, Yasuo requested Kurita to replace him, if he were to pass on.

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Born
Sep 10, 1932
Ōta, Tokyo
Also known as
  • Yamada Yasuo
  • 山田 康雄
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  • (1965 - 1995/03/19)
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Nationality
  • Japan
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Died
Mar 19, 1995
Ōta, Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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