Hiroyuki Watanabe

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Hiroyuki Watanabe
Hiroyuki Watanabe
Born December 9, 1955
Ibaraki, Japan
Died May 3, 2022
Kanagawa, Japan
Occupation Actor
Notable role(s) Ono, Yutaka Hirose
First work On The Road (1982)
Notable work Gamera: Guardian
of the Universe
(1995)
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Hiroyuki Watanabe (渡辺 裕之,   Watanabe Hiroyuki) was a 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.

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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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