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Kabuki performer Nakamura Matagoro died of natural causes at his home in Tokyo on Saturday after establishing a reputation as a skilled supporting actor, Shochiku Co. said. He was 94.

Matagoro, whose real name was Yukio Nakamura, was recognized as a living national treasure in 1997. He made his debut in 1921 as a child actor and performed various roles, displaying his talent in a wide range of areas, including plays and television programs.

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