Funeral Home Directory
May the God of tender mercies prove with the family. Isaiah...
- L Pulliam
My condolences to the Richie family God is for us a refuge...
With deepest sympathy to the Richie family during your time...
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us...
My sincere condolence for the loss of Donald your dear...
- B Lucas
Donald Richie (Associated Press Photo)
TOKYO (AP) - Donald Richie, a Tokyo-based expert on Japanese cinema who wrote dozens of books and articles about the country's people and culture, has died at age 88.
The Japan Times newspaper, where Richie was a longtime contributor, said he died Tuesday in Tokyo. It gave no other details. Richie reviewed Japanese films and the arts for the newspaper for more than 50 years.
Richie wrote books on two of Japan's best known filmmakers, Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa, as well as general guides to Japanese cinema. He also wrote about his travels in Japan.
Richie, from Lima, Ohio, came to Japan in 1947 during the American occupation. He also served for several years as a film curator at the New York Museum of Modern Art.
Copyright © 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
View Guest Book
Related Memorial Sites
Donate to Charity
Find Advice & Support
Return to today's Obituaries for abc2news
Follow this Obituary
Remember on Facebook
Follow via email
*Please enter a valid email address.
Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials™ application. My Memorials™ helps you honor departed family members, friends, and even favorite celebrities – all on your Facebook page.
Thank you. You have now memorialized
The My Memorials Facebook app allows you to:
with memorials that are important to you.
on your memorials in your Facebook News Feed.
Share your memories
with your Facebook friends.
VIEW YOUR MY MEMORIALS PAGE
Return to Obituary
Search Obituaries & Guest Books
You are searching
Past 3 days
Past 7 days
Past 2 weeks
Past 30 days
Past 6 months
Republic of Ireland
District of Columbia
U.S. Virgin Islands
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
Choose from Legacy Network
Carroll County Times
The Capital Gazette
The Daily Times
The Frederick News-Post
Specific Date Range:
Questions? Contact Us
© 2016 Legacy.com All Rights Reserved