Robert Dunham

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Robert Dunham
Robert Dunham as Mark Jackson in Dogora
Born July 6, 1931
Maine, United States
Died August 6, 2001
Occupation Actor
Notable role(s) New Kirk City Police Chief,
Allied Forces Personnel,
U.S. Navy Officer, Mark Jackson, Capt. Martin, Emperor Antonio,
Seatopian on Motorcycle,
Aircraft Captain
First work Mothra (1961)
Notable work Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)

Robert Dunham (ロバート・ダンハム,   Robāto Danhamu), also credited as Dan Yuma (ダン・ユマ,   Dan Yuma), was an American actor, voice artist, writer, racecar driver, journalist, entrepreneur and former U.S. Marine. Dunham was stationed in Yokohama, Japan as a Marine, during which time he learned how to speak fluent Japanese. After being honorably discharged, Dunham remained in Japan and lived in Tokyo for 22 years. While living in Japan, Dunham opened his own import/export business, and appeared as an actor in several films produced by Toho during the country's "Golden Age" of cinema. Dunham passed away on August 6, 2001 at the age of 70.

Selected filmography


  • Although Dunham could speak fluent Japanese and did not usually require being dubbed over in his film appearances, in the Japanese version of Godzilla vs. Megalon he was dubbed over by Goro Naya.
  • During the 1960's, Dunham worked regularly as a voice actor for Frontier Enterprises.


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