Akira Takarada

Akira Takarada

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Akira Takarada was born on Apr 29, 1934 in North Korea. Akira Takarada's big-screen debut came with A Wanderer's Notebook directed by Mikio Naruse in 1962, strarring Fukuya. Akira Takarada is known for Saka no ue no kumo directed by Mikio Sato, Masahiro Motoki stars as Saneyuki Akiyama and Hiroshi Abe as Yoshifuru Akiyama. The upcoming new movie Akira Takarada plays is Dance with Me which will be released on Aug 16, 2019.

Akira Takarada was born on April 29, 1934, in Chongjin, North Korea. He rose from the Toho New Face program to become 1 of the most recognizable men associated with the original Godzilla series, though he appeared in only 6 installments. He began in 1949 w/ a small role in When the Liberty Bell Rang and several other small roles. His big break came as navy diver Hideto Ogata in Godzilla (1954). He soon became recognizable for his persona as the cocky, slightly cynical urban male & making him a very successful actor. Throughout his life, he was a celebrity in Japan through his appearances in TV dramas, quiz shows & commercials.

  • Birthday

    Apr 29, 1934
  • Place of Birth

    Chongjin, North Korea

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