Akihiko Hirata, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Akihiko Hirata

Japanese actor

Date of Birth: 16-Dec-1927

Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea

Date of Death: 25-Jul-1984

Profession: actor, film actor

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Akihiko Hirata

  • Akihiko Hirata (????, Hirata Akihiko) (December 16, 1927 – July 25, 1984), born Akihiko Onoda (????, Onoda Akihiko), 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, 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.

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