March 15, 2017

The Japanese: Nuked too much or not enough? Presents The Man Who Was Godzilla

Haruo Nakajima is perhaps Japan’s most famous actor, but you wouldn’t necessarily recognize his face.

That’s because from 1954 to 1972, he was the man inside the Godzilla costume for 12 consecutive films. At 87 years old, many now consider Nakajima among the most iconic suit actors in film history. We caught up with the legend who gave life to the "King of the Monsters" to find out how he took on the challenge in the original groundbreaking movie.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 15, 2017 6:04 PM
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Haruo Nakajima,last of the iconic monsters. Bela Lugosi,Dracula,dead. Boris Karloff,Frankenstein,dead. Lon Chaney Jr,Wolfman,dead. RIP,Great ones. Ah,but Ricoh Browning is still with us,the Creature From the Black Lagoon.Let's hear it for those watery reptilians. Something about history showing again and again how nature points out the folly of men?

Posted by: Nori at March 16, 2017 8:50 PM