Haruma Miura is confirmed dead at the age of 30.
Haruma was best known as a Japanese actor (Koizora).
Haruma Miura
三浦 春馬
Born(1990-04-05)April 5, 1990
DiedJuly 18, 2020(2020-07-18) (aged 30)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
Years active1997—2020
AgentAmuse, Inc.
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Haruma Miura (三浦 春馬, Miura Haruma, April 5, 1990 – July 18, 2020) was a Japanese actor and singer signed to Amuse, Inc.. He made his acting debut in 1997 in the television drama Agri and rose to popularity in the mid-2000s starring in Gokusen 3 and the 2007 film Koizora. He also played a leading role in the 2010 movie Kimi ni Todoke.
Contents
1 Career
2 Personal life
3 Death
4 Filmography
4.1 Film
4.2 Television
4.3 Music video
4.4 Theatre
5 Accolades
6 Photobooks
7 References
8 External links
Career
Miura made his debut in the NHK drama Agri when he was seven. He was enrolled at Tsukuba Actor's Studio and whilst he was still acting, formed the dance team Brash Brats with two other students. When Tsukuba Actor's Studio closed down, Miura and his bandmates joined Amuse. Miura soon gained recognition following several dramas such as Fight. In 2005, Brash Brats went on hiatus, while Miura continued his acting career.
Miura was cast in the movie Koizora in 2007. The same year, he was cast in the movie Negative Happy Chainsaw Edge starring Hayato Ichihara. In 2008, he starred opposite Juri Ueno in Naoko and won the Sponichi Grand Prix Newcomer Award in the 63rd Mainichi Film Awards in 2009 for his role. He also was given a newcomer award in the 31st Japan Academy Awards on February 15, 2008.
Miura then went on to star in dramas such as Binbō Danshi and the third season of Gokusen as major supporting characters. His growing popularity during 2008 then led him to become the leading character of Fujimaru Takagi in manga based drama Bloody Monday, in which he played a genius computer hacker trying to prevent the release of a biological virus by a terrorist organization. The autumn drama also co-starred fellow Amuse actor Takeru Sato and Fujii Mina.
In February 2009, he was one of the recipients of a newcomer award in the 2009 Elan d'or Awards. Miura starred in Crows Zero II, which is the sequel to Crows Zero and was reunited with actor Shun Oguri whom he had previously worked with in Binbō Danshi. It opened in theaters on April 11, 2009. A movie of Gokusen was released in July, in which Miura reprised his role of Ren Kazama. From June 20, 2009 to July 26, 2009, Miura starred in his first stage production entitled Hoshi no Daichi ni Furu Namida. On September 2, 2009, it was announced that Miura would play the lead role in the NTV drama Samurai High School.
Miura did a documentary show with Takeru Sato which was released 2010 as a DVD. In 2011, they released a DVD of their eco-holiday in Sabah, Malaysia.
Miura played a leading role in Shinji Aoyama's 2011 film Tokyo Park.
Personal life
Miura graduated from Horikoshi High School in Nakano, Tokyo on February 19, 2009. From 2016 until November 2017, Miura dated choreographer Koharu Sugawara.
Death
On July 18, 2020, Miura did not show up for work scheduled for that day. At 1:00 PM he was found hanged in a closet in his residence by personnel relating to his work, and was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The incident is currently being viewed as suicide. Further investigations are still ongoing.
Filmography
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