Akihiko Hirata

Actor
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Akihiko Hirata , born Akihiko Onoda , was a Japanese film actor. While Hirata starred in many movies, he is most well known for his work in the kaiju genre, including such films as King Kong vs. Godzilla, The Mysterians, Terror of Mechagodzilla, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla, and his most famous role of Dr. Daisuke Serizawa, the brilliant but disturbed... read more

Akihiko Hirata , born Akihiko Onoda , was a Japanese film actor. While Hirata starred in many movies, he is most well known for his work in the kaiju genre, including such films as King Kong vs. Godzilla, The Mysterians, Terror of Mechagodzilla, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla, and his most famous role of Dr. Daisuke Serizawa, the brilliant but disturbed young scientist in the original Godzilla, released in 1954. Hirata was married to the popular actress Yoshiko Kuga from 1961 until his death. He died at age 56 in 1984 after a long battle with lung cancer.

Birth Name

Akihiko Onoda

Born

Monday, 26 December 1927

Died

Wednesday, 25 July 1984

Actor Filmography

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Daisuke Serizawa-hakase, Dr. Shigezawa, Dr. Shinzô Mafune, Fujisaki 2007
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah Dr. Daisuke Serizawa (archive footage) 1995
Bye Bye Jupiter Dr. Inoue Ryutarou 1984
At This Late Date, The Charleston City Employee 1981
Station 1981
The Imperial Navy 1981
203 kochi 1980
Ultraman: Monster Big Battle 1979
Monkey 1978
The War in Space Defense Countermeasure Supreme Commander Oshi 1977
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Daisuke Serizawa-hakase, Dr. Shigezawa, Dr. Shinzô Mafune, Fujisaki 2007
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah Dr. Daisuke Serizawa (archive footage) 1995
Bye Bye Jupiter Dr. Inoue Ryutarou 1984
At This Late Date, The Charleston City Employee 1981
Station 1981
The Imperial Navy 1981
203 kochi 1980
Ultraman: Monster Big Battle 1979
Monkey 1978
The War in Space Defense Countermeasure Supreme Commander Oshi 1977
Tora-san Meets His Lordship Munemichi 1977
Zero Pilot 1976
Terror of Mechagodzilla Dr. Shinzô Mafune 1975
Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen Environmental Scientist 1 1974
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Professor Hideto Miyajima 1974
Battle of the Japan Sea Staff Officer Tsunoda 1969
Latitude Zero Dr. Sugata 1969
Operation: Mystery! 1968
Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku Staff Officer Watanabe 1968
Son of Godzilla Fujisaki 1967
Japan's Longest Day Commander Sugahara - 302nd Air Group 1967
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep Captain Yamoto 1966
Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series Dr. Iwamoto 1966
Ultraman Professor Iwamoto 1966
Rise Against the Sword Asakura 1966
Urutora Q Chief Hanazawa 1966
Ironfinger Komori 1965
Samurai Assassin Sohei Masui 1965
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster Chief Detective Okita 1964
Shikonmado - Dai tatsumaki Ryutaro Inoue 1964
Atragon Mu Agent #23 1963
Ankokugai no kiba 1962
Varan the Unbelievable Observer 1962
Chushingura Yasoemon Okajima 1962
King Kong vs. Godzilla Dr. Shigezawa 1962
Gorath Endô - Captain of Ôtori 1962
Sanjuro Samurai 1962
Girl of Dark 1961
Mothra Doctor 1961
Kaoyaku akatsukini shisu 1961
The Merciless Trap Morishima 1961
Daredevil in the Castle Hayatonosho 'Hayato' Susukida 1961
Blueprint of Murder 1961
Hawai Middowei daikaikûsen: Taiheiyô no arashi Fleet Staff Officer 1960
The Last Gunfight Susumu Tendo, the killer 1960
Nippon tanjô Kibino Takehiko 1959
Samurai Saga Akaboshi 1959
The Big Boss 1959
Hitokui ama Detective Makino 1958
The H-Man Inspector Tominaga 1958
Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken Tomonori 1958
The Mysterians Ryoichi Shiraishi 1957
Rodan Professor KYUichiro Kashiwagi 1956
Godzilla: King of the Monsters! Dr. Serizawa 1956
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island Seijuro Yoshioka 1956
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple Seijuro Yoshioka 1955
Godzilla Daisuke Serizawa-hakase 1954
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto Seijuro Yoshioka 1954
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