Who is Yūko Takeuchi? Wiki, Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Cause of Death, Instagram, Net Worth

Yūko Takeuchi Wiki – Yūko Takeuchi Biography

Yūko Takeuchi was a Japanese actress. She is known for her roles in television series Asuka (1999), Pride (2004), FlashForward (2009) and Miss Sherlock (2018) as well as films such as Yomigaeri (2003) and Dog in a Sidecar (2007).

Takeuchi has been in Japanese television dramas as NHK’s Asadora television series Asuka, Mukodono (My Husband), Lunch no Joō (The Queen of Lunch), Egao No Hōsoku, and Pride. In Mukodono, she comically plays a newly-wed with popular band TOKIO’s lead singer, Nagase Tomoya, and, in Lunch no Joō, she plays a girl with a mysterious past. Egao No Hōsoku shows her experience meeting new people while supporting a manga writer, and, in Pride, she is a symbol of the good old days to the main character, played by Takuya Kimura.

Films she starred in include Hoshi Ni Negaiwo, Yomigaeri and Be with You (Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu). Her performances in Yomigaeri (2003), Be With You (2004) and Spring Snow (2005) were recognized by the Japanese Academy Awards. She also won the Best Supporting Actress Award at the Japanese Academy Awards for her role in the 2014 film Cape Nostalgia.

In 2018, Takeuchi portrayed the titular character in Hulu/HBO Asia series Miss Sherlock, an adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories.

Yūko Takeuchi  Age

Yūko Takeuchi was 40 years old. She was born on April 1, 1980, in Urawa.


Takeuchi is survived by her husband and two children.

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Cause of Death

Japanese actor Yūko Takeuchi has died at the age of 40. The mother of two was discovered by her husband in their Tokyo apartment early on Sunday morning (27 September). The death is presumed to be a suicide, local media reports.

Tributes to the actor poured in online, with one social media user describing her death as “a great loss in the industry”.

“May your soul find peace. Thank you for your amazing work and artistry, Ms Takeuchi Yuko,” wrote another.

Her death comes after the suicides of fellow Japanese stars, including Silk actor Sei Ashina, and actor Haruma Miura.

Net Worth

Yūko’s net worth is unclear.


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