Tuesday, April 16, 2013


A recent photograoh of Mr. Nishizawa. (Source: Nishizawa-san's blog)

On April 11, 2013, actor Toshiaki Nishizawa lost his battle with bladder cancer. He was 77.

Nishizawa-san was born on January 20, 1936, in Hokkaido. The actor began his professional career in 1961 and is best known to Godzilla fans as playing the treacherous Kubota in Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972). Until his passing, Nishizawa-san continued to work as an actor.

Where are you, Kubota?

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