Toshiyuki Hosokawa

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Toshiyuki Hosokawa
Born (1940-12-15)December 15, 1940
Fukuoka, Japan
Died January 14, 2011(2011-01-14) (aged 70)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1963–2011
Spouse(s) Mayumi Ogawa (1967–1973)
Norie Fujimoto (1974–2011)

Toshiyuki Hosokawa (細川 俊之, Hosokawa Toshiyuki) (1940 – January 14, 2011) was a Japanese actor and disc jockey, whose credits included roles in television, film, stage and musical theater.[1][2] He reached prominence in Japan for his starring role in the 1970 film Eros Plus Massacre, which was directed by Yoshishige Yoshida.[1][2]

Hosokawa was a raised in Fukuoka Prefecture.[1] He launched his acting career as a member of the theater company, Bungakuza, in 1964.[1] He joined Bungakuza after leaving his university.[1] He soon co-starred with actress, Nana Kinomi, in the musical, Show Girl.[1] Additionally, Hosokawa served as a professor at Osaka University of Arts beginning in 2004.[2]

Hosokawa accidentally fell and suffered head injuries at his home on January 12, 2011.[1] He died of subdural hematoma at a hospital in Tokyo, Japan, on January 14, 2011, at the age of 70.[1]





  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Actor Toshiyuki Hosokawa dies at 70". Kyodo News. Mainichi Shimbun. 2011-01-14. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ a b c "Actor Toshiyuki Hosokawa dies at 70". Japan Today. 2011-01-14. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 

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