RIP Haruo Nakajima

Veteran Japanese actor Haruo Nakajima passed away today, August 7, 2017, at the age of 88. One of Nakajima’s earliest roles was a bit part in Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece The Seven Samurai. Nakajima’s claim to fame is serving as the actor inside the Godzilla suit for the monster’s first 13 features. Nakajima also starred in genre TV series Ultra Q and Ultra Seven, and films including Rodan, Mothra, The Mysterians, Matango, Frankenstein Conquers the World, War of the Gargantuas, Latitude Zero, and Space Amoeba.

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