Umenosuke Izumi

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Umenosuke Izumi
Izumi enters the Gamera suit on the set of Gamera vs. Jiger
Occupation Suit actor
Notable role(s) Gamera
First work Ultraman (TV 1966-1967)
Notable work Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
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Umenosuke Izumi (泉 梅之助,   Izumi Umenosuke) is a Japanese suit actor. Izumi played the monsters Magular and Ragon in Tsuburaya Productions' Ultraman, and also portrayed Gamera in Gamera vs. Guiron and Gamera vs. Jiger. Izumi worked on the staff of Tsuburaya Productions, contributing to their various monster shows in the late 1970s and maintaining the kaiju suits in the company's warehouse in the 70s and 80s.

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