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Kyû Sakamoto (1941–1985)

Kyû Sakamoto was born on November 10, 1941 in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. He was an actor, known for Charlie's Angels (2000), Inherent Vice (2014) and Ue o muite arukô (1962). He was married to Yukiko Kashiwagi. He died on August 12, 1985 in near Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »


(age 43) in near Tokyo, Japan

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 1975 Tokkan
 1967 Kimi wa koibito
 1964 Kigeki: Yôki-na mibôjin
Minori Kirishima
 1964 Otoko girai
Osamu Takamura
 1963 Miagete goran yoru no hoshi o
Tahei Yuasa
 1963 Crazy Operation
 1962 Ue o muite arukô
Kyô Kawanishi
 1962 Hitoribotchi no futari daga
Kyûta Asakusa
 1962 Wakai kisetsu
 1961 Kanashiki 60 sai
Kyûzaemon / Kyûsuke Sakata
 1959 Seishun o kakero
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His song "Sukiyaki" (Japanese title: "Ue O Muite Aruko" ("I Look Up When I Walk"]) was #1 for three weeks on the US charts starting the week ending June 13, 1963, the only Japanese-language song to go to #1 in the US. See more »

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