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Actor has made a career out of dying artfully Published: May 21, 2014

Seizo Fukumoto has been stabbed, slashed and sliced with Japanese swords for over 50 years, according to Yahoo Finance.

He is one of the top "kirareyaku" actors, stuntmen who specialize in being killed by the hero samurai in period movies and TV shows.

A true kirareyaku is one who can make viewers cringe in their seats, "the one that can make them ask, 'Is he OK?' " Mr. Fukumoto said.

H/T: Yahoo
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