Susumu Kurobe

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Susumu Kurobe
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Native name 黒部 進
Born 吉本 隆志
(Takashi Yoshimoto)

(1939-10-22) 22 October 1939 (age 79)
Kurobe, Toyama, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964–present
Notable credit(s) Ultraman/Shin Hayata in the Ultraman series
Relatives Takami Yoshimoto (daughter)

Susumu Kurobe (黒部 進, Kurobe Susumu) (born Takashi Yoshimoto (吉本 隆志, Yoshimoto Takashi); 22 October 1939) is a television, film and stage actor from Kurobe, Toyama, Japan, widely known for his portrayal of Shin Hayata, the first Ultraman, in the titular character series, a role he has played since the original series in 1966 and many other times during the franchise. In 2005, he played chief Kenzo Tomioka in Ultraman Max.

His daughter, Takami Yoshimoto, is also an actress, who portrayed Rena Yanase in Ultraman Tiga (1996).




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