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Gorō Naya

Gorō Naya (納谷悟朗) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator, and theater director.  He is most famous for voicing Inspector Kōichi Zenigata in the "Lupin III" anime series, and for his Japanese voice-overs of roles played by Clark Gable, Charlton Heston, and John Wayne.  He died in 2013 due to chronic respiratory failure.

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Nov 17, 1929 In Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Leo the Lion 1966-10-05
Latest Project:
Movie Lupin the Third vs. Detective Conan 2009-03-27
Known For
Movie Lupin the Third vs. Detective Conan Koichi Zenigata (voice) 2009-03-27
Movie Casshern Narrator 2004-04-24
Movie Lupin the Third: Stolen Lupin Zenigata Koichi 2004-07-30
Movie Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost Wirepuller of Smart Brain 2003-08-16
Movie Lupin the Third: Return of the Magician Kouichi Zenigata (voice) 2002-04-03
Movie Lupin the Third: Episode 0: First Contact Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice) 2002-07-26
Movie Slayers Premium Shugoshin/Guardian Diety (voices) 2001-12-22
Movie The File of Young Kindaichi: Deep Blue Massacre Shuuichirou Aizawa (voice) 1999-08-21
Series The Big O Gordon Rosewater (voice) 1999-10-13
Movie Lupin the Third: Island of Assassins Inspector Zenigata (voice) 1997-08-01
Movie Lupin the Third: The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure Kouichi Zenigata (voice) 1995-08-04
Series Golden Boy Narrator (voice) 1995-10-27
Movie Ghost Sweeper Mikami 1994-08-19
Movie Doomed Megalopolis Yasumasa Hirai (voice) 1991-09-27
Movie Dirty Pair: Flight 005 Conspiracy Dick (voice) 1990-01-25
Movie Goddamn Joumu Utsugi 1990-04-27
Series Blue Blink Shiki Haruhiko 1989-04-07
Movie Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies Bongo (voice) 1986-12-20
Movie Lupin the Third: The Legend of the Gold of Babylon Inspector Zenigata (voice) 1985-07-13
Movie Odin: Starlight Mutiny Shonosuke Kuramoto / Narrator 1985-08-10
Movie Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!! The Generalissimo of Badan 1984-01-03
Movie Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Yupa (voice) 1984-03-11
Movie Golgo 13: The Professional Leonard Dawson 1983-05-07
Movie Space Battleship Yamato - Final Chapter Juzo Okita 1983-03-19
Movie White Fang Story Weedon Scott (voice) 1982-05-05
Movie The Revolt Announcer 1980-01-15
Movie Botchan Yamaarashi (voice) 1980-06-13
Movie Eleven Cats 1980-07-18
Series Animation Kikou Marco Polo no Boken 1979-04-07
Movie Galaxy Express 999 Doctor Ban (voice) 1979-08-04
Movie Space Battleship Yamato Okita Juzo / Aruga Kosaku (voice) 1977-08-06
Movie Kamen Rider Amazon Narrator 1975-03-21
Movie Kamen Rider Stronger the Movie The Great Boss (voice) 1975-07-26
Series Ultraman Ace Ultraman Ace (voice) 1972-04-07
Movie Kamen Rider vs. Ambassador Hell The Great Boss (voice) 1972-07-16
Series Decision 1971-04-03
Movie Kamen Rider Shocker/Gelshocker Leader 1971-04-03
Series Dororo to Hyakkimaru Tanosuke 1969-04-06
Movie Flying Phantom Ship Captain (voice) 1969-07-20
Series Leo the Lion 1966-10-05
Series Marine Boy Dr. Mariner 1966-10-06