Boss Coffee commercial with Tommy Lee Jones
5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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[on Shigeru Araki's passing]: "He was like a younger brother to me. He was always cheerful and positive, and he would always do his best. He was full of energy. We were friends who worked together many times, so my heart hurts very much. It was far too soon. I'm very sorry to lose him,"
Among his best-remembered roles is Takeshi Hongo, the alter-ego of the famous Japanese TV superhero, Masked Rider/Kamen Rider
(1971), which started the "Henshin (Transforming) Hero" genre in Japan (heroes who transform by doing a "henshin" pose, and use martial arts to waste henchmen and weekly monsters). Masked Rider is the other famous superhero series in Japan besides Ultraman (first featured ...