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Hideyo Amamoto

Hideyo Amamoto (天本 英世 Amamoto Hideyo) was a prolific Japanese actor from the Wakamatsu ward of Kitakyūshū best known for portraying Dr. Shinigami in the original Kamen Riderseries as well as many other characters in tokusatsu films and theGodzilla series. Amamoto also used the pseudonym of Eisei Amamoto for most of his career, Eisei being a misreading of the kanji in his real name, Hideyo. He died on March 23, 2003 from acute pneumonia at the age of 77.


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Born:
Jan 2, 1926 In Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
87
First Appeared:
In the movie Twenty-Four Eyes 1954-09-15
Latest Project:
Movie Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack 2001-12-15
Known For
Poster of Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
Poster of Nebula Mask Machine Man
Poster of Kwaidan
Poster of Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster
Filmography
Movie Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack Prof. Hirotoshi Isayama the Prophet 2001-12-15
Movie Keizoku: Unsolved Mysteries - Beautiful Dreamer 2000-03-01
Movie Hakata Movie: Chinchiromai Unknown 2000-10-21
Movie F Unknown 1998-03-14
Movie Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself: The Loot 1996-02-16
Movie Weather Woman Chairman Shimamori 1996-08-16
Movie Eko Eko Azarak II: Birth of the Wizard Master of Saiga 1996-04-20
Movie Marehito Voice of Marehito 1995-07-01
Movie August in the Water Sakai 1995-09-09
Movie Yamikin no teiou Gin to Kin 2 Unknown 1994-01-28
Movie Yamikin no teiou Gin to Kin 1993-09-22
Movie Kazuo Umezu's Terror Zone: Horror! 1993-01-01
Movie Wangan Midnight 1992-03-13
Movie High School Jingi 2: Taihen yoku dekimashita Unknown 1992-12-26
Movie Female Neo-Ninjas Unknown 1991-01-01
Movie My Soul Is Slashed Servant 1991-06-01
Movie Rainbow Kids Unknown 1991-01-15
Movie Big Boobs Buster Unknown 1990-04-25
Movie Hong Kong Paradise Youmei Kaku 1990-04-28
Movie Monster Heaven: Ghost Hero Unknown 1990-01-01
Movie Go Nagai's Scary Zone 2: Senki 1990-06-24
Movie Ronin-gai Biwa player 1990-08-18
Movie Bungakusho satsujin jiken: Oinaru jyoso 1989-01-28
Movie The Red Spectacles Moongaze Ginji 1987-02-07
Movie Mighty Jack 1987-12-29
Series Nebula Mask Machine Man Prof. K. 1984-01-13
Movie Farewell to the Ark 1984-09-08
Movie Agi, the Fury of Evil Onmyoji 1984-12-04
Movie Mahjong Horoki Hachimaki 1984-10-10
Series Space Sheriff Gavan Unknown 1982-03-05
Movie Mister, Missus, Miss Lonely Ryuichi Shimomura 1980-12-20
Movie Message from Space Dark 1978-04-29
Movie Blood Type: Blue Unknown 1978-11-23
Movie Without Complaint 1975-02-01
Movie Battle Cry Yosaku 1975-03-14
Movie Lupin the Third: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy Assassin at Orphanage 1974-08-03
Movie Kamen Rider vs. Shocker Dr. Shinigami 1972-03-17
Movie Fate Deals the Card of Death Unknown 1971-02-13
Movie Kamen Rider Doctor Death 1971-04-03
Movie The Wolves 1971-10-30
Series Kamen Rider Doctor Shinigami 1971-04-03
Movie The Battle of Okinawa Okinawa Regional Officer 1971-08-14
Movie Red Lion Dr. Gensai 1969-10-10
Movie Portrait of Hell Unknown 1969-11-18
Movie All Monsters Attack Toy Consultant Shinpei Inami 1969-12-20
Series Mighty Jack 1968-04-06
Movie The Tigers: The World is Waiting For Us Heraclues 1968-04-10
Movie Kill! Gendayu Shimada 1968-06-22
Movie Konto 55: The Weaknesses of the Century Sawada 1968-11-02
Movie The Human Bullet Father of Him 1968-10-22
Movie The Killing Bottle First Murderer 1967-02-11
Movie The Age of Assassins Shogo Mizorogi 1967-02-04
Movie King Kong Escapes Dr. Who 1967-07-22
Movie Japan's Longest Day Captain Takeo Sasaki 1967-08-12
Movie The Sword of Doom Shuzen Kamio 1966-02-25
Movie Cash Calls Hell 1966-01-15
Movie Adventure in Kigan Castle Granny the Old Witch 1966-04-28
Movie What's Up, Tiger Lily? Cobra Man 1966-11-02
Movie Ebirah, Horror of the Deep Red Bamboo Naval Officer 1966-12-17
Movie Rise Against the Sword Heiroku 1966-11-25
Movie Samurai Assassin Matazaburo Hagiwara 1965-01-03
Movie Key of Keys Numaguchi 1965-10-22
Movie Fort Graveyard Shiga 1965-09-18
Movie Oh, Bomb! Tetsu 1964-04-18
Movie Dogora Maki the Safecracker 1964-08-11
Movie Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster Princess Salino's aide (uncredited) 1964-12-20
Movie Kwaidan (segment "Chawan no naka") (uncredited) 1964-12-29
Movie Warring Clans Unknown 1963-03-23
Movie Lost World Of Sinbad Granny the Witch 1963-10-26
Movie Matango Skulking Transitional Matango (uncredited) 1963-08-11
Movie Atragon High Priest of Mu 1963-12-22
Movie The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman Unknown 1963-11-16
Movie Ominous Star Gorath Man in Bar 1962-03-21
Movie Operation Sewer Rats (uncredited) 1962-06-01
Movie 47 Ronin 1962-11-03
Movie Blueprint of Murder 1961-01-03
Movie Daredevil in the Castle Interpreter 1961-01-03
Movie Blood on the Sea Unknown 1961-08-13
Movie Yojimbo Yahachi 1961-04-25
Movie A Night in Hong Kong 1961-07-01
Movie The Gambling Samurai Tomimatsu 1960-03-28
Movie Westward Desperado 1960-10-30
Movie The Big Boss Unknown 1959-01-15
Movie The Three Treasures Spectator at Gods' Dance 1959-11-01
Movie Samurai Saga (uncredited) 1959-04-28
Movie Temptation Kyozo Ikegami 1957-09-22
Movie Twenty-Four Eyes 1954-09-15