|Born:||March 4, 1937|
|Occupation:||Actor, Suit Actor|
|Years active:||1966 - TBA|
Teruo Aragaki (新垣輝雄 Aragaki Teruo) was a Japanese actor and suit actor.
Teruo Aragaki is most infamously known in Kaiju Eiga as being the suit actor for Gamera for the first four films in the series (Gamera to Gamera vs. Viras,) As well as one of the suit actors to portray many monsters in the Ultra Series. He is notably the man who portray famous monsters such as Red King and Zetton, as well as one half of the two-man suit piloted monsters, Dodongo and Pestar. Former Daiei Film Director, Noriaki Yuasa stated that Teruo Aragaki was very nimble to be able to pilot the Gamera costume as the suit was equiped with reinforced steel.
Teruo Arakagi suffered from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and had been away from the stage for more than 20 years, he died a long asleep at the age of 77 in April 2014.
Films of Kaiju Eiga
- Gamera (as Gamera)
- Gamera vs. Barugon (as Gamera)
- Gamera vs. Gyaos (as Gamera)
- Gamera vs. Viras (as Gamera)
- Destroy All Monsters (as Rodan)
- Latitude Zero (as a Giant Rat)
- Red King