01/06/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

Yasuhiro Kojima, 62, who trained and coached professional wrestlers like Hulk Hogan and Lex Lugar, Saturday, of colon and liver cancer, in Tampa, Fla. Kojima was known by his stage name of Hiro Matsuda . . . Tony-nominated actress Bethel Leslie, 70, a fixture on such TV shows as "Gunsmoke," "Perry Mason" and "The Fugitive," Sunday, of cancer, in New York.

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