Gorō Naya

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Gorō Naya
Born (1929-11-17)November 17, 1929
Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan
Died March 5, 2013(2013-03-05) (aged 83)
Chiba, Chiba, Japan
Cause of death chronic respiratory failure
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Actor, voice actor, narrator, theatre director
Years active 1951-2012
Known for Providing the voice of Inspector Kōichi Zenigata in the Lupin III franchise, voicing Captain Jūzō Okita in the Space Battleship Yamato franchise
Spouse(s) Kachiko Hino
Relatives Rokurō Naya (younger brother)

Gorō Naya (納谷悟朗, Naya Gorō, born November 17, 1929 – March 5, 2013) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator and theatre director from Hakodate, Hokkaidō. He was a drop-out of the legal education division of Ritsumeikan University. He was connected to Theatre Echo. He was the older brother of actor and voice actor Rokurō Naya. He was the husband of actress and voice actress Kachiko Hino. He is best known for providing the voice of Inspector Kōichi Zenigata in the Lupin III franchise and for dubbing over the voices of actors Clark Gable, Charlton Heston and John Wayne in the Japanese-language editions of their films. He died on March 5, 2013 due to chronic respiratory failure. He was 83 at the time of his death. He left his wife Kachiko Hino behind.


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