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Japanese actor Shigeru Kōyama at the Imperial Japanese Naval Paymaster Academy
Kōyama during World War II.

Shigeru Kōyama (神山 繁 Kōyama Shigeru, 16 January 1929 – 3 January 2017) was a Japanese actor. He began acting in 1952. He appeared in Samurai Rebellion (1967), Taiyō o Nusunda Otoko (1979) and Beyond Outrage (2010). He was known in the United States for appearing in Black Rain (1986), starring Andy García and Michael Douglas. He was born in Kure, Hiroshima.

Kōyama died from pneumonia on 3 January 2017 in Kyoto Prefecture. He was 87.

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