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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 ran track, and played baseball and volleyball before becoming an actor.
He earned black belts in six types of martial arts.
How did Sonny Chiba die?
Sonny Chiba's death was caused by Covid-19.
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.19 Aug 2021
|Cause of death||Covid-19, Pneumonia|
|Age of death||82 years|
|Birthday||January 23, 1939|
|Death date||August 19, 2021|
|Place of death||Kimitsu Chuo Hospital, Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"An actor's body should be full of emotions, whether it is happiness or sorrow, pain or joy, enraged or elated."Sonny Chiba
"Action is drama. If we cannot make the audience laugh, smile or cry with us, we are not actors."Sonny Chiba