Haruo Nakajima cause of death

Haruo Nakajima’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) January 1, 1929

Death Date August 7, 2017

Age of Death 88 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Haruo Nakajima died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Japanese actor and stuntman who gained fame for playing Godzilla in 12 consecutive films, including the original Godzilla. He passed away on August 7, 2017 at the age of 88.

He studied at the International Motion Picture Acting School.

He spent a week studying the movements of elephants and bears at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo to prepare for his role in 1954’s Godzilla.

Personal Life

He had a daughter named Sonoe.

He had a minor role in Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film Seven Samurai.

How did Haruo Nakajima die?

Haruo Nakajima, the Japanese actor who was the first person to put on the Godzilla suit and bring the iconic monster to life, has died. He was 88. Nakajima died Monday of pneumonia, his daughter and the Japanese movie studio Toho confirmed to multiple news outlets.