Kumiko Okae Wiki – Kumiko Okae Bio
Kumiko Okae was born on August 23, 1956, in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for The Cat Returns (2002), Attack No. 1 (2005), and Lucky Seven (2012). She is married to Baku Owada.
Japanese actress and TV host Kumiko Okae died Thursday
Actress Kumiko Okae died this morning from pneumonia brought on by COVID-19. She was 63. She developed symptoms on the 3rd of April, and had been in hospital since the 6th. https://t.co/Z3W0otVqtU pic.twitter.com/KJsB5RbiWN
— Mulboyne (@Mulboyne) April 23, 2020
Kumiko Okae Age
She was 63 years old.
Kumiko Okae Career
Okae debuted as the lead role on the TBS show Omitsu in 1975, and has starred in a plethora of live-action series, including Ten Made Todoke. She also co-hosted the long-running Hanamaru Market life information program. In the anime, she played Elina in the 1997 film The Dog of Flanders, Haru’s mother in Studio Ghibli’s The Cat Returns, and Jenny in the Pokémon movie: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. He also played Ryouko Ayuhara in the 2005 live-action Attack No. 1 series.
Kumiko Okae Health Problems
Okae had received radiation therapy from January to February after she was diagnosed with breast cancer late last year. Okae allegedly started suffering from fever on April 3 and was rushed to a hospital on April 6 after her illness worsened. She was diagnosed with COVID-19 soon after.
Actress and TV personality Kumiko Okae has died due to complications from COVID-19. She was 63, and had just completed a course of radiation therapy for breast cancer in February.https://t.co/twyLUOPeZm
— Makiko Itoh, -80% (伊藤牧子、八割減) (@makiwi) April 23, 2020
Kumiko Okae Death & Cause
Okae, who died at a Tokyo hospital at 5:20 a.m., developed a fever on April 3, the office said, adding she was hospitalized after her condition suddenly deteriorated three days later and then tested positive for the virus.
Okae passed away on Thursday due to pneumonia from the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). She was 63.