James Shigeta (1929 - 2014)
- Die Hard (1988) [Joseph Takagi]: Shot in the head by Alan Rickman, after James refuses to tell Alan the code to the company's vault, as Bruce Willis looks on in shock.
- Mulan (1998; animated) [General Li]: Killed (off-screen) by the Huns. We learn of his death when Chien Po (Jerry Tondo) shows his son (BD Wong) his helmet.
- Brother (2000) [Sugimoto]: Murdered off-screen by the Mob. His body is shown when Claude Maki goes back to the office to collect the money in the safe.
- Mission: Impossible: The Lions (1989) [Ki]: Stabbed in the chest when he accidently dropped the lion statues into the water platform causing a booby trap of spears to start.
- Babylon 5: Spider in the Web (1994) [Taro Isogi]: Killed with an electrical charge by Michael Beck when Michael grabs him, as Andrea Thompson looks on in horror.