On August 7th, 2017 the Godzilla fandom lost its most beloved star: Godzilla himself. Hollywood did not forget this loss. Haruo Nakajima, the man who played Godzilla in 12 different films, was included in the Oscars' memoriam segment. Smiling with a Godzilla figurine in hand, Nakajima was honored in front of American television audiences.
You can watch the full segment below. Nakajima shows up at 2:27:
You can read our look back at Nakajima's career here.
Once again, we bid farewell to the legend that truly was the King of the Monsters. Sayonara, Nakajima-san.
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This article was written By G. H. (Gman) and published on 2018-03-04 22:25:21
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