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  1. Toku Prime

    Oscars Tribute Includes Godzilla Suit Actor

    The 90th Academy Awards took place last night and as is normal they had an 'In Memoriam' tribute dedicated to "those who had made a significant contribution to cinema who had died in the preceding 12 months". Included in this year's segment was Haruo Nakajima, best known as the first suit actor...
  2. Toku Prime

    RIP Haruo Nakajima

    Haruo Nakajima passed away today, August 7th 2017. He was 88 years old. Nakajima was the suit actor who played Godzilla for the first 12 (!) films in the franchise, in addition to playing many of Toho's other classic monsters such as Rodan, Mothra and King Kong, and a number of monsters in the...