Godzilla actor Tadao Takashima passes away at the age of 88.
He appeared in numerous films and TV programs, along with his wife and sons, who also became actors. Among his various appearances, he was also in several kaiju films, starting with 1962’s King Kong vs. Godzilla, Aragon, Frankenstein vs. Baragon, Son of Godzilla, and most recently 1993’s Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II.
Takashima died in his home of natural causes on June 26th.
Source: Japan Times