Hiroshi Tsuburaya

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Hiroshi Tsuburaya
Native name 円谷 浩
Born March 8, 1964
Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Died July 24, 2001(2001-07-24) (aged 37)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1982–2000

Hiroshi Tsuburaya (円谷 浩 Tsuburaya Hiroshi?, March 8, 1964 - July 24, 2001) was a Japanese actor. The grandchild of Eiji Tsuburaya, who was also the first creator of the Ultraman Series, and the third son of Hajime Tsuburaya who became the second creator of the Ultraman Series after Eiji Tsuburaya's death on January 25, 1970. He was born in Setagaya, Tokyo. He became known to tokusatsu series audiences for playing the leading role in Uchuu Keiji Shaider (Space Sheriff Shaider) as Dai Sawamura/Shaider.

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Tsuburaya died of liver cancer on July 24, 2001 due to alcoholism developed through the years. He was 37 years old. His best friends, actors Hiroshi Watari who was best known for his portrayal of the Titular Hero in Sharivan & Spielvan and Ryosuke Yamamoto, attended his funeral.

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