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Sonny Chiba – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Sonny Chiba died at age 82, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Sonny Chiba's death.

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 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

Information about the death of Sonny Chiba
Cause of deathCovid-19, Pneumonia
Age of death82 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1939
Death dateAugust 19, 2021
Place of deathKimitsu Chuo Hospital, Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan
Place of burialN/A


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

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

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