Akihiko Hirata (1927–1984)

Actor

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  • Tomoko Ai and Akihiko Hirata in Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  • Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata, Tôru Ibuki, and Gorô Mutsumi in Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  • Tomoko Ai and Akihiko Hirata in Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  • Akihiko Hirata in Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  • Tomoko Ai and Akihiko Hirata in Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  • Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata, and Tôru Ibuki in Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

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Trivia

He held a law degree from Tokyo University.


Quotes

[on the original Godzilla] I always wondered why this movie did not get the reputation it deserved back when it was released. I don't understand why movie critics and other media could not take that movie as a protest against the hydrogen bomb ...


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, Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966), ...


Star Sign

Capricorn

Personal Details

Born

Akihiko Onoda

Kyogo, South Korea

Died

(age 56)
Tokyo, Japan

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