Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi found dead at 40 | Pop & Art

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Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi was found dead at her home in Tokyo. According to the BBC, the 40-year-old actress was found by her husband Taiki Nakabayashi. Yuko had his death confirmed in a hospital.

According to the publication, the police have opened an investigation into the death and the suspicion is suicide.

Popular in Japan, she is known for her work on the movie “Ring: The Call” (1998), which was adapted by Hollywood as “The Call” (2002).

The actress also participated in the series “Miss Sherlock”, in 2018. Yuko Takeuchi took the award for Best Actress by the Japanese Academy for three years.

In a statement, the agency representing the actress said she was “shocked and saddened by the news”.

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