Kinichi Kusumi (久須美欽一, born Yasunori Kusumi Kusumi Kinichi) (久須美 保則 and also known by the stage names Mamoru Kusumi Kusumi Yasunori) (久須美 護 and Gen Kusumi Kusumi Mamoru) (久須美 弦, is a former Kusumi Gen)Japanese suit actor. Kusumi played numerous tokusatsu heroes and kaiju in film and television productions for both Toho and Tsuburaya Productions in the 1970's. Following his retirement from suit acting, Kusumi became a popular adult film actor in Japan whose career spanned three decades.
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
Actor[edit | edit source]
- Ultra Fight (TV 1970-1971) - Various monsters/aliens
- Mirrorman (TV 1971-1972) as Mirrorman [episodes 36-51]
- Redman (TV 1972) as Redman
- Ultraman Ace (TV 1972-1973) as Zoffy / Alien Fire [episode 39] / Alien Steal [episode 40] / Kaimanda [episode 41] / Shishigoran [episode 41]
- Go! Godman (TV 1972) as Godman
- Zone Fighter (TV 1973) as Zone Fighter [Giant Form]
- The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army (1974)
- Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) as Anguirus / King Caesar
- Ultraman Leo (1974-1975) as Astra [episodes 22, 38-39, 46]
Other[edit | edit source]
- Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) - DVD bonus features consultant
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