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Godzilla legacy actor Akira Takarada has passed away at age 87.

Godzilla legacy actor Akira Takarada has passed away at age 87.

Scified2022-03-17 17:19:15
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It is with heavy hearts that today we must report the unfortunate passing of the legendary actor Akira Takarada...

Takarada was a prominent Japanese actor who played in a number of Godzilla films over the years, from the 1954 original to Godzilla: Final Wars and even a (deleted) scene in Gareth Edwards' Godzilla (2014). He passed away today at age 87.

Rest in peace Akira, you will be missed.


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This article was written By Chris and published on 2022-03-17 17:19:15

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7 Fan responses to Godzilla legacy actor Akira Takarada has passed away at age 87.


AnguirusMember1103 XPMar-17-2022 6:12 PM

We have sadly lost another legend...

Rest In Peace Akira Takarada, Thank You for contributing so much to this beloved franchise.

G. H. (Gman)

GiganAdmin4577 XPMar-18-2022 12:04 AM

Absolutely a monumental loss to the world. Takarada was the face of the franchise. His joy for the series, its fans and his co-filmmakers will be forever missed.

I hate this so much--For his family, his fans and the franchise, which will never shine quite as bright without his enthusiasm.


BaragonMember144 XPMar-18-2022 5:31 AM

That's horrible. He truly was a legend.


GiganMember3193 XPMar-19-2022 12:07 AM

He didnt just do godzilla, just a talented actor and great man in general.


I wish his famil the best


TitanosaurusMember777 XPMar-20-2022 8:15 PM

...........I have no comment.


BaragonMember199 XPMar-21-2022 7:47 AM


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GiganMember3556 XPMar-22-2022 12:09 AM

Its such a great loss without him

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