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Kenji Sahara

Kenji Sahara was born Tadashi Ishihara on May 14, 1932 in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa, Japan. He came in second in the "Mr. Ordinary Contest" in 1953 and his cinema debut was as an extra in two small roles in Gojira (1954), one as a ship passenger and one as a journalist. However, his break-through in Toho Studios' sci-fi films came when he portrayed ... See full bio »

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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II Minister Takayuki Segawa
(1993)
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah Minister Takayuki Segawa
(1991)
Rodan
Rodan Shigeru Kawamura, colliery engineer
(1956)
King Kong vs. Godzilla
King Kong vs. Godzilla Kazuo Fujita
(1962)

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 2004 Gojira: Fainaru uôzu
Paleontologist Hachirô Jingûji
 2002 KT
Minister
 1999 Sagishi ippei
 1998 Hitman
Mr. Tsukamoto (as Sahara Kenji)
 1994 Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
Minister Takayuki Segawa
 1993 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
Minister Takayuki Segawa
 1991 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
Minister Takayuki Segawa
 1977 Ore no sora
Inspector
 1975 Aoi sanmyaku
 1975 Terror of Mechagodzilla
Defense Force Commander
 1974 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Ship's Captain
 1970 The Militarists
Okamoto (uncredited)
 1970 Space Amoeba
Makoto Obata
 1969 All Monsters Attack
Kenkichi 'Tack' Miki (Ichiro's Father)
 1969 Battle of the Japan Sea
Sub-Chief
 1968 Nippon oyafukô jidai
Jôji
 1968 Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku
First Officer of Information Section
 1968 Destroy All Monsters
Commander Nishikawa
 1967 Son of Godzilla
Morio
 1966 The War of the Gargantuas
Dr. Yuzo Majida
 1965 None But the Brave
Cpl. Fujimoto
 1964 Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster
Editor in Chief Kanamaki
 1964 Mothra vs. Godzilla
Jiro Torahata
 1963 Atragon
Uoto Unno - Journalist / Mu Agent
 1963 Matango
Senzô Koyama - Sailor
 1962 Chûshingura
Jûrôzaemon Isogai
 1962 Sôtome ke no musume tachi
Tadayoshi Morikawa
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla
Kazuo Fujita
 1962 Gorath
Saiki - Vice Captain of Ôtori
 1961 Mothra
Helicopter Pilot
 1960 Oneechan ni makashitoki
Mizutani
 1960 Boku wa dokushin shain
Sodehiko Narumi
 1959 Bakushô Mito Kômon man'yûki
Tetusnosuke Iori
 1959 Onna gokoro
Goro
 1958 Josei SOS
 1958 The H-Man
Dr. Masada
 1958 Anzukko
 1958 Kanai anzen
Yûkichi Saeki
 1958 Kiuchi yasuto
 1957 The Mysterians
Joji Atsumi
 1957 Daigaku no samurai tachi
Yamada
 1956 Rodan
Shigeru Kawamura, colliery engineer (as Kenji Sawara)
 1956 Tôkyô no hito sayônara
Jintarô, sailor (as Tadashi Ishihara)
 1956 Gokuraku ôichiza: Acharaka tanjô
Nakakubo (as Tadashi Ishihara)
 1956 Norihei no daigaku (as Tadashi Ishihara)
 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Man on Boat (uncredited)
 1955 Seifuku no otome tachi
Hideya Fujiwara (as Tadashi Ishihara)
 1955 Yuki no koi (as Tadashi Ishihara)
 1954 Gojira
Young Lover on the sound
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Alternate Names:

Tadashi Ishihara | Sahara Kenji | Kenji Sawara

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Trivia:

The only other actor besides Akihiko Hirata that has appeared in the "debuts" of Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra and Ghidora.

Nickname:

Ken-bo

Star Sign:

Taurus

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