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Haruo Nakajima (1929–2017)


Haruo Nakajima was born on January 1, 1929 in Yamagata, Japan. He is known for his work on Seven Samurai (1954), Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) and Gojira (1954). He died on August 7, 2017 in Japan. See full bio »

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Known For

Seven Samurai Bandit
(1954)
Godzilla vs. Gigan Gojira / Background Comic Editor / JSDF Officer
(1972)
Gojira Gojira / Power Station Worker
(1954)
Destroy All Monsters Military Advisor / Godzilla / Baragon
(1968)

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 1973 Tidal Wave
Prime Minister's Chauffeur
 1973 Godzilla vs. Megalon
Gojira (stock footage) (uncredited)
 1972 Godzilla vs. Gigan
Gojira / Background Comic Editor / JSDF Officer
 1971 Gojira tai Hedora
Godzilla (Kaiju) / Citizen appealing government to Hedora / Officer (uncredited)
 1971 Ame wa shitteita
Investigator (uncredited)
 1971 Showa hito keta shachô tai futaketa shain
Solar Electric Security Guard (uncredited)
 1970 Space Amoeba
Gezora - Kameba
 1970 Chibira Kun (TV Series)
Tongari / Gabagorow
 1969 All Monsters Attack
Gojira
 1969 Mito Kômon man'yûki
Guest at the Bank (uncredited)
 1969 Nippon ichi no danzetsu otoko
Man at gambling (uncredited)
 1969 Battle of the Japan Sea
Staff of the First Fleet (uncredited)
 1969 Latitude Zero
Flying Lion / Giant Rat
 1969 Dai bakuhatsu
Police box of a police boxer (uncredited)
 1968 Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku
Staff of Flying Dragon / Staff of Rabaul (uncredited)
 1968 Destroy All Monsters
Military Advisor / Godzilla / Baragon
 1968 Urutora sebun (TV Series)
U-Tom (Kaiju)
- Chitei Go! Go! Go! (1968) ... U-Tom (Kaiju)
 1967 Son of Godzilla
Gojira
 1967 King Kong Escapes
Kingukongu (King Kong)
 1967 Taiyo no Aitsu (TV Series)
Gaira (Kaiju)
 1966-1967 Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu (TV Series)
Kiyla (Kaiju) / Police Captain / Kemur Man II (Kaiju) (rumored) / ...
- Uchûsen kyûjo meirei (1967) ... Kiyla (Kaiju)
- Kinjirareta kotoba (1967) ... Police Captain / Kemur Man II (Kaiju) (rumored) (uncredited)
- Kaisuisei Tsuifon (1967) ... Tabo's Father (uncredited)
- Nazo no kyôryû kichi (1966) ... Jirass (Kaiju)
- Denkô sekka sakusen (1966) ... Gabora (Kaiju)
 1967 Izu no odoriko
Guest in Hotel
 1966 Kureji da yo: kisôtengai
Guest in pachinko parlors (uncredited)
 1966 Urutora Q (TV Series)
Pagos (Kaiju) / Police Commander / Gomess (Kaiju)
- The Rainbow's Egg (1966) ... Pagos (Kaiju) (rumored)
- Amai Mitsu no Kyôfu (1966) ... Police Commander
- Gomesu o taose! (1966) ... Gomess (Kaiju)
 1965 Hyappatsu hyakuchu
Detective (uncredited)
 1965 Kureji no daiboken
Detective / Japanese Fleet Staff
 1965 Beast Alley
Detective
 1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World
Baragon / Self-Defense Force Personnel (uncredited)
 1965 Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka
Kiska's soldier (uncredited)
 1965 Nikutai no gakko
Man of thirty (uncredited)
 1964 Uchû daikaijû Dogora
Man near Thermal Power Plant (uncredited)
 1964 Musekinin yûkyôden
Glass wiping craftsman / Casino dealer in Macao (uncredited)
 1964 Mothra vs. Godzilla
Gojira
 1964 Aa bakudan
Pachinko parlor guest (uncredited)
 1964 Midareru
Shopkeeper (uncredited)
 1963 Atragon
Mu Empire man who appears from the sea / Self Defense Forces executive (uncredited)
 1963 Eburi manshi no yûga-na seikatsu
Participant of the funeral (uncredited)
 1963 Matango
Matango
 1963 Nippon ichi no iro otoko
Guest of Sentets (uncredited)
 1963 Sengoku yarô
 1963 Attack Squadron!
Crew of a destroyer / An officer at an air base (uncredited)
 1962 Chûshingura
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla
Gojira / Faro Islander of the monitoring base
 1962 Gorath
Magma - Walrus-like Reptilian Monster (uncredited)
 1961 Yato kaze no naka o hashiru
Villagers (uncredited)
 1961 Sekai daisensô
Cop who guide evacuation (uncredited)
 1961 Mothra
Head of Mosura Larva
 1961 Yojimbo
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1961 Minami no kaze to nami
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1961 Ankokugai no dankon
Tavern Customer (uncredited)
 1960 The Human Vapor
Transitional Vapor Man
 1960 Dokuritsu gurentai nishi-e
Eight Soldiers (uncredited)
 1960 Ôzora no yarôdomo
Newspaper Reporter on Airfield (uncredited)
 1960 Man Against Man
Casino Customer (uncredited)
 1960 Musume tsuma haha
Cafeteria Cook (uncredited)
 1960 Densô ningen
Police officer of Shinojima (uncredited)
 1960 The Last Gunfight
Henchman (uncredited)
 1959 Dokuritsu gurentai
Soldier on Track (uncredited)
 1959 Sensuikan I-57 kofuku sezu
Crew Member (uncredited)
 1959 Kitsune to tanuki
Velodrome Guest
 1959 Ankokugai no kaoyaku
Friendly customer in Children Amusement Park (uncredited)
 1958 The Hidden Fortress
Akisuki soldier
 1958 Otona niwa wakaranai: Seishun hakusho
Reporter (uncredited)
 1958 Daikaijû Baran
Baran
 1958 The H-Man
Second dissolved sailor
 1957 The Mysterians
Moguera
 1957 Chieko-sho
 1957 Taian kichijitsu
Driver
 1956 Rodan
Radon (Kaiju) (uncredited)
 1956 Madame White Snake
Temple Guardian (uncredited)
 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Godzilla (uncredited)
 1956 Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 Ikimono no kiroku
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 Kuchizuke
 1955 Meoto zenzai
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 Jû jin yuki otoko
Mountain Searcher
 1955 Godzilla Raids Again
Gojira
 1954 Tômei ningen
Invisible Man Who was Run Over
 1954 Gojira
Gojira / Power Station Worker
 1954 Seven Samurai
Bandit
 1954 Saraba Rabauru
Soldier (uncredited)
 1953 Taiheiyô no washi
Zero Fighter in Flames
 1952 Ashi ni sawatta onna
Passanger on the Train (uncredited)
 1952 Keiyan Secret
Tokata
 1950 Shimikin no muteki keirin-ô
Guests at the velodrome (uncredited)
 1949 Stray Dog
Man in Bar Fight (scenes deleted)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book "Monster Life: Haruo Nakajima, The Original Godzilla Actor". Yosensha, Japan See more »

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Height:

5' 6¼" (1.68 m)
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Was 25 years old when he stomped over miniature bridges and buildings in a rubber suit and gave the world "Godzilla!" in the original Gojira (1954) (aka "Godzilla"), playing the fire-breathing, screeching monster that became Japan's star cultural export and an enduring symbol of the pathos and destruction of the Atomic Age. "Godzilla," which went on to become a mega-franchise and inspired ... See more »

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