Sessue Hayakawa (1889 - 1973)
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Daughter of the Dragon (1931) [Detective Ah Kee]: Fatally injured when he jumps from a window in order to reach Lawrence Grant and alert him to Anna May Wong's plans; he dies a short time later, after shooting Anna.
- The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) [Colonel Saito]: Stabbed in the back by Geoffrey Horne by the riverbank (as Sessue tries to cut the detonator wire). (Thanks to DeMan)
- Swiss Family Robinson (1960) [Kuala]: Blown up along with some of his men by Cecil Parker's ship cannons.
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Wagon Train: The Sakae Ito Story (1958) [Sakae Ito]: Commits Seppuku / Harakiri after he is disgraced when James Griffith dumps the ashes of his prince on the ground and smashes the urn. He commits suicide only after killing James along with Henry Rowland and Dennis Moore when Commanche warriors take their guns and make them fight him with tomahawks.
Notable Connections[edit | edit source]
- Mr. Tsuru Aoki (widowed)
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