Yoshifumi Tajima

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Kobe, Japan
Yoshifumi Tajima was born on August 4, 1918 in Kobe, Japan. His career in movies debuted in 1956, starring in a movie produced by Daiei Studios (known for making its "Gamera" movies) and directed by Ishirô Honda called Yakan chûgaku (1956). He joined Toho Studios the same year, playing "Izeki" in the sci-fi epic Rodan (1956). He became quite a fixture in Toho Studios' sci-fi films from then on, playing an assortment of characters from villains to detectives, and from generals to captains. However, he was probably most famous for his role as the delightfully villainous entrepreneur Kumayama in Godzilla vs. Read more...


Character: Captain of Fujita's Ship - Japanese version only

King Kong vs. Godzilla 1962

Character: Environemental Director General Hidaka

Godzilla 1985 1984

Character: Colonel Watanabe - CO Imperial Guards 1st Infantry Regiment

Nihon no ichiban nagai hi 1967

Character: Kumayama

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