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Ginzô Matsuo (1951–2001)

Ginzô Matsuo was born on December 26, 1951 in Nakatsu, Oita, Japan as Kôichi Matsuo. He was an actor, known for Ghost in the Shell (1995), Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994) and Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (1989). He died on August 25, 2001. See full bio »


(age 49)

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Known For

Ghost in the Shell
Inuyasha Kagome's Grandpa / Grandpa Higurashi


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 2001 Super GALS! (TV Series)
Taizo Kotobuki
- Super Cop, Hard-Working, Ran Kotobuki (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Yamato, Dead Serious, Proposes!? (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Feelings of Love, Wavering, Aya Confesses!? (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Super Debutante, Goody-Goody, Ran Kotobuki (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Memories! Tearful Memories! Sayo's Been Kidnapped? (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
 2000-2001 One Piece: Wan pîsu (TV Series)
Captain Smoker
- Kishuu! Bliking Gou to Blik no Wapol (2001) ... Captain Smoker (voice)
- Densetsu wa Hajimatta! Mezase Grand Line (2001) ... Captain Smoker (voice)
- Buggy no Revenge! Shokeidai de Warau Otoko! (2000) ... Captain Smoker (voice)
- Honoo no Ryouri Battle? Sanji VS Bijin Chef (2000) ... Captain Smoker (voice)
- Usopp Tai Kozure no Daddy: Mahiru no Kettou (2000) ... Captain Smoker (voice)
 2000-2001 Inuyasha (TV Series)
Kagome's Grandpa / Grandpa Higurashi
- Two Hearts, One Mind (2001) ... Kagome's Grandpa (voice)
- Sango's Suffering & Kohaku's Life (2001) ... Kagome's Grandpa (voice)
- Naraku's True Identity (2001) ... Kagome's Grandpa (voice)
- The Soul Piper and the Mischievous Little Soul (2001) ... Grandpa Higurashi (voice)
- Terror of the Ancient Noh Mask (2001) ... Grandpa Higurashi (voice)
 2001 Kinnikuman nisei: Second Generations (Short)
Seiuchin (voice)
 2001 Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (Video Game)
Pluto Ramen Manager / Titan Chief / Scrapyard Man (voice)
 2001 One piece: Gurando batoru! (Video Game)
Captain Smoker (voice)
 2000-2001 Digimon Adventure 02 (TV Series)
- Nyû Yôku Honkon Daikonsen! (2001) ... TonosamaGekomon (Japanese version, voice)
- Shurimon Bugeichô (2000) ... TonosamaGekomon (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Digimon Adventure (TV Series)
- Nemureru Bôkun! TonosamaGekomon (1999) ... TonosamaGekomon (Japanese version, voice)
 1998-1999 Neo Ranga (TV Series)
Yoshiyuki Takesue
- Recovering Sacred Ground (1999) ... Yoshiyuki Takesue (voice)
- God of a Godless Land (1999) ... Yoshiyuki Takesue (voice)
- Angels in Vogue (1999) ... Yoshiyuki Takesue (voice)
- Tastes Like Chicken (1999) ... Yoshiyuki Takesue (voice)
- The Great Osaka Battle (Part B) (1999) ... Yoshiyuki Takesue (voice)
 1999 Eden's Bowy (TV Series)
Gilgamesh / Oltron (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Ojamajo Doremi (TV Series)
Oyajiede (voice)
 1998 Silent Möbius (TV Series)
- Labyrinth (1998) ... Zairim (voice)
 1997 Yume no crayon oukoku (TV Series)
Tofumon (voice)
 1997 Hareluya II BØY (TV Series)
Harebare Hibino (voice)
 1996 Escaflowne (TV Series)
Kio / Ruhm / Sorcerer C
- Zettai kôunken (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- Arashi no yokan (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- Kuroki tsubasa no tenshi (1996) ... Ruhm (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- Itsuwari no chigiri (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- Operation Golden Rule of Love (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
 1995 Macross 7: Ginga ga ore o yondeiru! (Short)
Miguel (voice)
 1995 Ghost in the Shell
Old Man (voice)
 1995 The Ping-Pong Club (TV Series)
Uehara, Kapone
 1994 Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (TV Series)
Vice Principal
- The Labyrinth of Water! Ami the Targeted (1994) ... Vice Principal (voice)
 1994 Weather Report Girl (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Chairman (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Chairman (voice)
 1993 Nintama Rantarô (TV Series)
 1993 Art of Fighting (TV Movie)
Jack Tanner (Japanese version, voice)
 1993 Black Jack (TV Mini-Series)
Hasegawa (voice)
 1993 Kidô senshi V Gundam (TV Series)
Jinn Gehennam
 1991 Kinkyuu Hasshin Saver Kids (TV Series)
Omega (voice)
 1990 Sword for Truth (Video)
Kagero (voice)
 1989 Mahô tsukai Sarî (TV Series)
Spirit of Insect (voice)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (TV Series)
- Mini Gokû wa obotchama! Boku Gohan desu. (1989) ... Nôfu (voice)
 1989 Billy Inu Nandemo Shokai (TV Series)
Daichi-Sensei / Doga (voice)
 1989 Dragon Ball: Doragon bôru (TV Series)
- Honô no naka no uedingu doresu (1989) ... Unnan (voice)
 1988 Hâbâ raito monogatari: Fasshon Rara yori (Video)
Giant Man (voice)
 1985 Tsurupika Hagemaru 1985 (TV Mini-Series)
Homework Mask (voice)
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Ginzo Matsuo in English credits


5' 4¼" (1.63 m)

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