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Friday, January 22, 2010

Godzilla Actors


Godzilla is a true cultural icon of Japan - but who were the men who have played the fiery monster?

Godzilla Actors

This picture above shows the three main men who were beneath the rubber suit.

Haruo Nakajima

Haruo Nakajima (中島春雄) played Godzilla in the first 12 films of the series, followed by Kenpachiro Satsuma (薩摩剣八郎) in the 1980s and 1990s and latterly Tsutomu Kitagawa (喜多川務) has taken over the role.

Kenpachiro Satsuma

Tsutomu Kitagawa

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