Kenji Sahara

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Kenji Sahara
Kenji Sahara
Born May 14, 1932[1]
Kanagawa, Japan[2]
Notable role(s) Shigeru Kawamura, Joji Atsumi,
Jiro Torahata, Takayuki Segawa, Hachiro Jinguji
First work Farewell Rabaul (1954)[2]
Notable work Rodan (1956),
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
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Kenji Sahara  (佐原 健二,   Sahara Kenji), born Masayoshi Kato (加藤 正好,   Katō Masayoshi) and formerly using the stage name Tadashi Ishihara (石原 忠,   Ishihara Tadashi), is a Japanese actor. He is known for appearing in many of Toho's kaiju films across the Shōwa and Heisei periods, as well as several entries in Tsuburaya Productions' Ultra Series. His 13 appearances in Godzilla films are the most of any actor.

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This is a list of references for Kenji Sahara. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tanaka 1983, p. 530.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nakamura et al. 2014, pp. 66–67.
  3. Tanaka 1983, p. 536.


  • Tanaka, Tomoyuki (10 December 1983). The Complete History of Toho Special Effects Movies. Toho. ISBN 4-924609-00-5.
  • Nakamura, Tetsu; Shiraishi, Masahiko; Aita, Tetsuo; Tomoi, Taketo; Shimazaki, Jun; Maruyama, Takeshi; Shimizu, Toshifumi; Hayakawa, Masaru (29 November 2014). Godzilla Toho Champion Festival Perfection. ASCII MEDIA WORKS. ISBN 978-4-04-866999-3.


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