Tsutomu Kitagawa

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Tsutomu Kitagawa in 2019

Tsutomu Kitagawa (喜多川務, Kitagawa Tsutomu) (born December 21, 1957[1] in Yamaguchi Prefecture) is a Japanese actor and stuntman who is mostly known for playing Godzilla for the "Millennium" (or "Shinsei") series.[2] He also played King Ghidorah for Rebirth of Mothra III. He also played the costumed actor for the Blue (and occasionally, Black) Ranger in many of Toei Company's Super Sentai Series in the 1980s, better known in the United States as Power Rangers.[1] Kitagawa graduated from Sakuragaoka High School before joining Sonny Chiba's Japan Action Club in January 1975.[1]


Suit actor[edit]

Chouseishin series[edit]

Other roles[edit]

Non-Suit Roles[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Godzillafest Special Guests". Bay Area Film Events. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
  2. ^ Warner, Brad (2009). Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate: A Trip Through Death, Sex, Divorce, and Spiritual Celebrity in Search of the True Dharma. New World Library. p. 76. ISBN 978-1-57731-654-1.
  3. ^ "Tsutomu Kitagawa". Kaiju Headquarters. Archived from the original on September 15, 2003. Retrieved May 14, 2013.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ "機界戦隊ゼンカイジャー 第4カイ". japanactionenterprise.com (in Japanese). 22 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2021.