The only actor to appear in the "debut" efforts of Godzilla Godzilla (1954), Rodan Rodan (1956), Mothra Mothra (1961), King Ghidorah Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964), and Mechagodzilla Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974).
In his first film role, _Even the Mighty Shed Tears (1953)_, Hirata's character sported an eyepatch. More famously, so did his war-disfigured Dr. Serizawa in the immortal Godzilla (1954). And in another Gojira film, Big Duel in The South Seas (1966)...
Kyogo, South Korea
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