Rikiya Yasuoka

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Rikiya Yasuoka
Born (1947-07-19)July 19, 1947
Minato-ku, Tokyo
Died April 8, 2012(2012-04-08) (aged 64)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Actor

Rikiya Yasuoka (安岡力也 Yasuoka Rikiya?, 19 July 1947 – 8 April 2012) was a Japanese actor and singer of mixed Japanese and Italian descent.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Tokyo, he appeared in his first film, Jitensha dorobo, in 1964.[2]

He was diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome in late June 2006,[3] and died of heart failure on 8 April 2012.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Medium Role
1964 Jidōsha dorobō Film
1970 Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter Film Kazuma
1975 Torakku Yarō: Go-iken muyō Film
1985 Tampopo Film Pisken
1989 Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman Film Bodyguard
The Toxic Avenger Part II Film Big Mac Bunko
Black Rain Film Sugai's man
2004 Izo Film

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yasuoka Rikiya". 
  2. ^ "ホタテマンで人気 安岡力也さん". Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). Sports Nippon. 8 April 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Tetsuko no Heya. 17 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "安岡力也さん死去…「ホタテマン」で人気". 

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