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 Sessue Hayakawa

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Sessue Hayakawa

  • Birth 10 Jun 1889 Chiba, Japan
  • Death 23 Nov 1973 Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
  • Burial Toyama, Toyama, Japan
  • Memorial ID 8710456

Actor. Son of the Chiba Prefecture in Japan, Hayakawa left the Navy Academy for a theatrical stage career. He rivaled Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and John Barrymore in popularity with film audiences during silent screen era. He was one of the most paid Hollywood stars of his time. Hayakawa was a remarkable man and he lived a remarkable life. He was an actor, producer, author, martial artist and an ordained Zen monk. He died from a blood clot in the brain complicated by pneumonia.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 1 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8710456
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sessue Hayakawa (10 Jun 1889–23 Nov 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8710456, citing Chokeiji Temple Cemetery, Toyama, Toyama, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .