Hiroyuki Watanabe (渡辺 裕之 was a Watanabe Hiroyuki)Japanese actor. Primarily known for acting in television dramas, Watanabe appeared in entries in major tokusatsu franchises including Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and GARO. Watanabe's film and television acting career lasted 40 years, from his debut in the 1982 Shochiku film On The Road until his death in 2022. He was found dead in his home on May 3, 2022, at the age of 66, from suicide.
- Gamera the Guardian of the Universe (1995) as Major Ono
- Gamera 2: Attack of Legion (1996) as Colonel Ono
- Ultraman Gaia (TV 1998) as Akio Ishimuro
- Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace (1999) as Akio Ishimuro
- Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999) as Colonel Ono
- Ultraman Gaia: Gaia Again (2001) as Akio Ishimuro
- Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001) as Commander Yutaka Hirose
- Geharha: The Dark and Long Haired Monster (2009) as JSDF commander
- Watanabe was a guest at G-Fest XVIII in 2011, during which three of the films in which he appeared were screened.
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