Tsutomu Kitagawa

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Tsutomu Kitagawa
Godzilla suit actor Tsutomu Kitagawa arrives at the premiere of "Godzilla Final Wars" at the Chinese Theatre on November 29, 2004 in Los Angeles, California.
Born December 21, 1957[1]
Kudamatsu, Yamaguchi, Japan[1]
Occupation Actor, suit actor, stuntman
Notable role(s) Black Star kaiju and soldiers,
King Ghidorah, Godzilla,
Maser Cannon pilot
First work Akumaizer 3 (TV 1975-1976)
Notable work Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999)
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Tsutomu "Tom" Kitagawa (喜多川 務,   Kitagawa Tsutomu), known professionally as 2tom Kitagawa (喜多川 2tom,   Kitagawa Tsutomu), is a Japanese actor and stuntman. He is particularly well known for playing Godzilla throughout the Millennium series, having served as the monster's suit actor in all but one entry. He also played several suit acting roles in the 1979 series Megaloman as well as King Ghidorah in Rebirth of Mothra 3. Outside of Toho, he has portrayed monsters and heroes for Toei for close to five decades, notably on the company's Super Sentai and Kamen Rider franchises.

Selected filmography





2021 Kaiju Masterclass panel


This is a list of references for Tsutomu Kitagawa. 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 Goro Uguisudani (20 December 2014). Toei Hero Kamen Actor Retsuden. Tatsumi Publishing. pp. 153–162. ISBN 978-4-7778-1425-1.


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