News Totoro's Granny Voice Tanie Kitabayashi Passes Away
posted on 2010-05-06 03:42 EDT
Tanie Kitabayashi, the accomplished actress who made a career of playing grandmother roles including the Granny in My Neighbor Totoro, passed away due to pneumonia in Tokyo on April 27 at 8:40 p.m. She was 98.
Source: Chunichi Sports
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