Actor Ikuo Umemiya died at a hospital in Kanagawa Prefecture due to chronic renal failure at 7:40 am on the 12th. I was 81 years old.
On 20th of this month, Umemiya's book “Bad Actor” [published by Futabasha] will be published. A summary of the serialization of the Weekly Masses that began in January 2018, according to the editor in charge, Mr. Umemiya said, “I don't know how long I can be well. And accept the offer. Looking forward to publishing, he was scheduled to sign 20 volumes at the request of the editorial department on the 13th. In the end of the book, I wrote, “I would like to keep saying goodbye while I was a movie fan. If I die, I can't say anything. It was the last “word”.