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Kazuo Kumakura (熊倉一雄 Kumakura Kazuo?, January 30, 1927, Minato, Tokyo - October 12, 2015, Tokyo, Japan) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, and theatre director. He was the head of the Theatre Echo agency at the time of his death. He died of rectal cancer on October 12, 2015, at a hospital in Tokyo, at the age of 88.


Television animation

  • Astro Boy (1980) (Higeoyaji)
  • Kimba the White Lion (Dick)
  • Marine Boy (Doctor Akkeran)
  • Monster (The Baby)
  • Reign (Diogenes of Sinope)
  • Super Jetter (Matabee Saigou)
  • The Ultraman (Professor Henry Nishiki)

Theater animation

  • A Christmas Carol (2009 film) (Mister Fezziwig & Old Joe)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951 film) (TBS edition) (The Mad Hatter)
  • Bambi (Friend Owl)
  • Bambi II (Friend Owl)
  • Beauty and the Beast (Cogsworth)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Cogsworth)
  • Belle's Magical World (Cogsworth)
  • The Black Cauldron (film) (Dallben)
  • Bonobono (Kuzuri-kun's father)
  • The Fox and the Hound (Boomer the Woodpecker)
  • Lady and the Tramp (Tony)
  • Nobita and the Steel Troops (Doctor)
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians (Jasper)
  • Panda! Go, Panda! (Papanda)
  • Peter Pan (1953 film) (Buena Vista edition) (Mister Smee)
  • Phoenix 2772 (Doctor Saruta)
  • Pinocchio (1940 film) (Geppetto)
  • Return to Never Land (Mister Smee)
  • Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (Prince Toness)
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film) (Doc)

Video games

Dubbing roles

  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot (Hercule Poirot)
  • Hart to Hart (Max)
  • Lost in Space (Doctor Zachary Smith)
  • The Muppet Show (Gonzo the Great)
  • Popeye (Bluto)
  • Scooby-Doo (Scooby-Doo)
  • Stingray (TV series) (King Titan of Titanica)
  • The Wizard of Oz (NHK edition) (Professor Marvel, The Doorman, The Cabby, The Guard, The Wizard of Oz)



  • Captain Ultra (TV series) (Insert song Tom & Huck)
  • Denki Groove's "Karateka" (Narration)
  • GeGeGe no Kitaro (First and second opening themes)
  • M-Flo's "Beat Space Nine" (Intermezzo)


  • Pentax
  • Toyota Mark II (Alfred Hitchcock voice-over)

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