Sunday, August 13, 2017

R.I.P. HARUO NAKAJIMA


The world of the giant monster film lost one of its best this last August 7th. Haruo Nakajima (1929 - 2017) stepped into the Godzilla suit for the first time in the original Toho production (GOJIRA, 1954), and played the fire-breathing reptilian for the next twelve films. He also had roles in RODAN, MOTHRA, MATANGO, and FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD. His last film was TIDAL WAVE, a disaster movie, in 1973. He was active until his death making convention appearances and enjoying every minute of it.


1 comment:

Dr. Theda said...

we had only learned Who he was a couple of years back... sorry to hear of his passing.

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