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Akira Takarada

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Biography

Harbin, China
Born on April 29, 1934, in Harbin, China, Akira Takarada rose from the Tôhô New Face program (with Yû Fujiki and Momoko Kôchi) to become one of the most recognizable men associated with the original Godzilla (Gojira) series, even though he appeared in only six installments. He began in 1949 with a small role in "When the Liberty Bell Rang" and after several small roles, his big break came as navy diver Hideto Ogata in the original Gojira (1954). He soon became recognizable for his persona as the cocky, slightly cynical urban male and that made him a very successful actor. Read more...

Actor

Character: Japanese Immigration Agent

Godzilla 2014

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Character: Shin'ichi Takada

Daigaku no oneechan 1959

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Character: Takashi Maeno

Kûsô tengoku 1968

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Character: UN Secretary General Naotarô Daigo

Gojira: Fainaru uôzu 2004

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Character: Seisaburô Kanakura

Mikeneko Hômuzu no tasogare hoteru 1998

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Character: Mononobe no Moriya

Shotoku taishi 2001

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Character: Dr.Luke

Happa no Freddie 2010

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Character: Teramoto Tadashi

Kohayagawa-ke no aki 1961

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Character: Himself

Memories of Godzilla 0

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Character: Seijiro matsuzaka

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Character: Susumu Fujino

Sei-un 0

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Character: Astronaut K. Fuji

Monster Zero 0

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