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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Akihiko Hirata ( Hirata Akihiko ) (26 December 1927–25 July 1984) was a Japanese film actor. While Hirata starred in many movies (including Hiroshi Inagaki's Samurai trilogy), he is most well known for his work in the kaiju genre, including such films as King Kong vs. Godzilla, The Mysterians, and his most famous role of Dr. Daisuke Serizawa, the brilliant but disturbed young scientist in the original Godzilla, released in 1954. Hirata died after a long battle with lung cancer in 1984, at age 56. Description above from the Wikipedia article Akihiko Hirata, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
December 26, 1927, Keijo, Japan
July 25, 1984
1954 GodzillaDaisuke Serizawa-hakase 1954 Samurai I: Musashi MiyamotoSeijuro Yoshioka 1955 Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji TempleSeijuro Yoshioka 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters!Dr. Serizawa 1956 RodanProfessor Kyuichiro Kashiwagi 1956 Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu IslandSeijuro Yoshioka 1961 MothraDoctor 1962 SanjuroSamurai 1962 King Kong vs. GodzillaDr. Shigezawa 1962 47 Samurai 1964 Ghidorah, the Three-Headed MonsterChief Detective Okita 1967 Son of GodzillaFujisaki 1974 Godzilla vs. MechagodzillaProfessor Hideto Miyajima 1975 Terror of MechagodzillaDr. Shinzô Mafune 1995 Godzilla vs. DestoroyahDr. Daisuke SerizawaLimited to the 15 most popular items