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Gorō Naya (納谷悟朗, Naya Gorō, November 17, 1929 – March 5, 2013) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator and theatre director from Hakodate, Hokkaidō. He was a drop-out of the legal education division of Ritsumeikan University. He was connected to Theatre Echo. He was the older brother of actor and voice actor Rokurō Naya. He was the husband of actress and voice actress Kachiko Hino He is best known for providing the voice of Inspector Kōichi Zenigata in the Lupin III franchise and for dubbing over the voices of actors Clark Gable, Charlton Heston and John Wayne in the Japanese-language editions of their films. He died on March 5, 2013, at age 83, due to chronic respiratory failure. He left his wife Kachiko Hino behind.

Gorō Naya
Born(1929-11-17)November 17, 1929
DiedMarch 5, 2013(2013-03-05) (aged 83)
OccupationActor, voice actor, narrator, theatre director
Years active1951–2012
Known forProviding the voice of Inspector Kōichi Zenigata in the Lupin III franchise, voicing Captain Jūzō Okita in the Space Battleship Yamato franchise
Spouse(s)Kachiko Hino Naya (Wife)
RelativesRokurō Naya (Younger brother)



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  1. ^ "ノー・エスケイプ[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved July 6, 2019.