Sessue Hayakawa commiting harakiri in Wagon Train: The Sakae Ito Story

Sessue Hayakawa (1889 - 1973)

Producer, Director

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]

Notable Connections[edit | edit source]

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