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Actor Shunji Fujimura dies of heart failure at 82

Shunji Fujimura is pictured in this file photo taken in Minato Ward, Tokyo, on Oct. 17, 2008. (Mainichi)

Actor Shunji Fujimura, known by his nickname "Ohyoi-san," died of heart failure on Jan. 25, it was learned on Feb. 1. He was 82.

    A ceremony to offer flowers to Fujimura is scheduled to be held at Chosenji Temple in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, on Feb. 14, beginning at noon.

    Fujimura was born in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, in 1934. He was popular for acting foolish and appeared in many variety shows. He also appeared in numerous TV dramas and films.

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