Akihiko Hirata (1927–1984)

Actor



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  • Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura, and Akira Takarada in Godzilla (1954)
  • Akihiko Hirata in Godzilla (1954)
  • Akihiko Hirata and Momoko Kôchi in Godzilla (1954)
  • Akihiko Hirata in Godzilla (1954)
  • Akihiko Hirata and Momoko Kôchi in Godzilla (1954)
  • Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura, Akira Takarada, and Ren Yamamoto in Godzilla (1954)

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Filmography


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Trivia

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).


Trademark

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)...


Star Sign

Capricorn

Personal Details

Born

Akihiko Onoda

Kyogo, South Korea

Died

(age 56)
Tokyo, Japan


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