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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Akihiko Hirata (  Hirata Akihiko ) (26 December 1927–25 July 1984) was a Japanese film actor. While Hirata starred in many movies (including Hiroshi Inagaki's Samurai trilogy), he is most well known for his work in the kaiju genre, including such films as King Kong vs. Godzilla, The Mysterians, and his most famous role of Dr. Daisuke Serizawa, the brilliant but disturbed young scientist in the original Godzilla, released in 1954.  Hirata died after a long battle with lung cancer in 1984, at age 56. Description above from the Wikipedia article Akihiko Hirata, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Akihiko Hirata (  Hirata Akihiko ) (26 December 1927–25 July 1984) was a Japanese film actor. While Hirata starred in many movies (including Hiroshi Inagaki's Samurai trilogy), he is most well known for his work in the kaiju genre, including such films as King Kong vs. Godzilla, The Mysterians, and his most famous role of Dr. Daisuke Serizawa, the brilliant but disturbed young scientist in the original Godzilla, released in 1954.  Hirata died after a long battle with lung cancer in 1984, at age 56. Description above from the Wikipedia article Akihiko Hirata, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 79

Birthday 1927-12-26

Day of Death 1984-07-25

Place of Birth Keijo, Japan

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1995 Godzilla vs. Destroyer as Dr. Daisuke Serizawa
1984 Bye-bye, Jupiter as Dr. Inoue Ryutarou
1982 Exam Hell
1981 At This Late Date, The Charleston as City Employee
1981 Station
1981 The Imperial Navy
1979 Dog of Fortune as Kan Aizawa
1977 The War in Space as Defense Countermeasure Supreme Commander Oshi
1977 Godzilla as Dr. Serizawa
1976 Zero Fighter
1975 Terror of Mechagodzilla as Dr. Shinzô Mafune
1974 Prophecies of Nostradamus as Environmental Scientist 1
1974 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla as Professor Hideto Miyajima
1969 Latitude Zero as Dr. Sugata
1968 Admiral Yamamoto as Staff Officer Watanabe
1968 風来忍法帖 八方破れ
1967 Son of Godzilla as Fujisaki
1967 Japan's Longest Day as Commander Sugahara - 302nd Air Group
1967 Ultraman: Monster Movie Feature as Professor Iwamoto
1967 Kojiro
1966 Ebirah, Horror of the Deep as Capt. Yamoto
1966 Rise Against the Sword as Asakura
1966 Ultraman (39 episodes) as Dr. Iwamoto
1966 Adventure in Kigan Castle as Chamberlain
1965 Ironfinger as Komori
1965 A Smell of Money
1965 The Retreat from Kiska as Dr. Kudo
1965 風来忍法帖
1965 Samurai Assassin as Sohei Masui
1964 Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster as Chief Detective Okita
1964 Whirlwind as Ryutaro Inoue
1963 Atragon as Mu Agent #23
1963 The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman as Eburi's older brother
1963 Siege of Fort Bismarck
1963 Attack Squadron as Senda's Aide
1962 The Weed of Crime
1962 Varan the Unbelievable as Dr. Fujimora
1962 Operation Enemy Fort
1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla as Dr. Shigezawa
1962 Gorath as Endô
1962 Sanjuro as Samurai
1961 Structure of Hate
1961 Girls of the Night
1961 Mothra as Doctor
1961 Challenge to Live
1961 Big Shots Die at Dawn
1961 The Merciless Trap
1961 Daredevil in the Castle as Hayatonosho 'Hayato' Susukida
1961 Blueprint of Murder
1960 Get 'em All as Kozo Kinugawa
1960 Westward Desperado
1960 Man Against Man as Toriumi
1960 Storm Over the Pacific as Fleet Staff Officer
1960 The Secret of the Telegian as Det. Kobayashi
1960 The Lost Alibi as Kishimoto
1960 The Last Gunfight
1959 The Three Treasures as Kibino Takehiko
1959 Saga of the Vagabonds
1959 Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender
1959 Samurai Saga as Akaboshi
1959 The Big Boss
1958 Varan as Dr. Fujimora, bomb expert
1958 Underwater Murder as Detective Makimo
1958 The H-Man as Inspector Tominaga
1958 Yagyu bugeicho - Ninjitsu as Tomonori
1957 The Mysterians as Ryoichi Shiraishi
1957 Yagyu Secret Scrolls as Tomonori
1957 Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae dainibu
1956 Rodan as Professor Kyuichiro Kashiwagi
1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters! as Dr. Serizawa
1956 Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island as Seijuro Yoshioka
1955 The Lone Journey as Horikoshi no Masakichi
1955 Stray Sheep as Sugimoto
1955 Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple as Seijuro Yoshioka
1954 Godzilla as Daisuke Serizawa-hakase
1954 Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto as Seijuro Yoshioka
1954 Farewell Rabaul as First lieutenant Noguchi
1953 Mr. Pu
1953 The Last Embrace

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