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Tetsu Nakamura (I) (1908–1992)

Tetsu Nakamura was born on September 19, 1908 in Canada as Satoshi Nakamura. He is known for his work on The Manster (1959), Red Sun (1971) and Mothra (1961). He died on August 3, 1992. See full bio »


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 1977 The Last Dinosaur
Dr. Kawamoto
 1976 Mastermind
Mr. Hiruta
 1974 The Family
 1973 Tidal Wave
Philippines Ambassador to United Nations
 1973 Marco
Sea Captain
 1971 Shirley's World (TV Series)
- The Lovers (1971)
 1971 Red Sun
Japanese Ambassador (as Satoshi Nakamura)
 1970 Yog: Monster from Space
Chieftain Ombo
 1969 Latitude Zero
Dr. Okada
 1967 The Killing Bottle
Head of ZZZ Hong Kong Branch Office
 1965 Key of Keys
 1963 Atragon
Warship Captain
 1963 The Lost World of Sinbad
Chief Archer
 1963 Interpol Code 8
Binh Hoa
 1963 500,000
Asian man
 1961 Mothra
Nelson's Henchman
 1961 The Big Wave
Toru's Father
 1960 The Human Vapor
 1960 Samurai to oneechan
Daisaku Tsubaki
 1959 Wakai koibitotachi
Customer at Bar B
 1959 The Manster
Dr. Robert Suzuki (as Satoshi Nakamura)
 1958 The H-Man
Mr. Chin, gangster
 1957 The Mysterians
Dr. Koda
 1954 Madame Butterfly
Yamadori (as Satoshi Nakamura)
 1953 Senkan Yamato
 1952 Geisha Girl
Tetsu Nakano (as Tetu Nakamura)
 1951 Oriental Evil
Noritomu Moriaji
 1951 Tokyo File 212
Mr. Oyama (as Satoshi Nakamura)
 1948 Koun no isu
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Alternate Names:

Satoshi Nakamura | Tetu Nakamura

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His excellent command of the English language made him a prime candidate for roles that required this skill. He also aided other Japanese actors when their roles required them to properly speak lines of English dialog.

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