Kenji Utsumi

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Kenji Utsumi
Native name 内海 健二
Born (1937-08-26)August 26, 1937
Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Japan
Died June 13, 2013(2013-06-13) (aged 75)
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Cause of death Peritoneal cancer
Occupation
Years active 1955–2013
Agent Ken Production
Spouse(s) Michiko Nomura

Kenji Utsumi (内海 賢二, Utsumi Kenji, August 26, 1937 – June 13, 2013) was a Japanese actor and voice actor from Kitakyūshū, affiliated with the self-founded Ken Production. He was married to fellow voice actress Michiko Nomura until his death.

He was best known for his roles in Sally the Witch (1966) (as Sally's Papa), Fist of the North Star (as Raoh and Kaioh), Dr. Slump Arale-chan (as Senbei Norimaki), the Dragon Ball series (as Shenlong, Commander Red, Reacoom and the Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer), Fullmetal Alchemist (as Alex Louis Armstrong), and Hajime no Ippo (as Coach Kamogawa). He was also the official dub-over artist for Steve McQueen, Sammy Davis, Jr., Victor Mature, and Robert Shaw.

He received a lifetime achievement award at the third Seiyu Awards.

He died from peritoneal cancer at 3:01 PM in JST on June 13, 2013.[1]

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Tokusatsu[edit]

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  • Ultra Q (Huku Suzuki Captain (Actor by:Jun Kuroki))
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Television live-action[edit]

  • Fight! Dragon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fist of the North Star's Raoh Voice Actor Kenji Utsumi Passes Away - News". Anime News Network. 2013-06-10. Retrieved 2013-06-14.

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