Chikao Ohtsuka was a popular Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator. He has gained a lot of popularity while his career span is very long too. Being a senior actor he has done a lot of work till the time of his death. He has been a part of many films, animations, and TV shows. Being a narrator and voice actor has been easy for him as his voice was very melodious. When he died a lot of actors poured in their tributes and appreciated his hard work. If you want to know more about this talented actor read on below.
Bio and Death
Chikao Ohtsuka was born on July 5, 1929, and died on January 15, 2015. He died at the age of 85 and heart failure was revealed to be the reason. Since his young age, he was interested in pursuing an acting career. Even though his parents were not from a well-off background they supported all his endeavors. He is the father of Akio Ōtsuka who is also a famous personality of Japanese industry.
While growing up he had to face a lot of financial issues and worked hard to earn money for himself. He started doing commercials and entered the movie industry shortly. His height is five feet and seven inches that are considered short for an actor. However, he proved everyone wrong and impressed everyone with his skills.
The fans of Chikao will be happy to know that he has done many successful films and TV shows. He is mostly known for playing the roles of Captain Hook Dick Dastardly (Wacky Races & Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines. Even till the time of his death, he is linked with Aoni Production. He also performed with his son who is also a popular personality in the entertainment industry. Father-son duo has worked together in Black Jack 21, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 Stardust Memory, the Full Metal Panic series, and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. He has been fortunate to receive a lot of nominations at various award functions.
- Minamoto no Yoshitsune
- Tokugawa Ieyasu
- Sanga Moyu
- Kitaro ga Mita Gyokusai
- Moomin (Stinky)
- Nintama Rantarō (1993)
- Kindaichi Case Files (1996)
- Cowboy Bebop (1998)
- Master Keaton (1998)
- Yu-Gi-Oh! (1998)
- Digimon Adventure (1999)
- Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne
- One Piece
The total net worth of Chikao happens to be around $1-$5 million. He has gained this entire amount from acting in films, TV shows, and animations. He was a narrator and till the time of his death worked hard to act. Till the time of his death, he was leading a luxurious lifestyle and had a big house to live in.
Many fans will like to have a quick trivia about their favorite actor. It will give you a chance to get to know him personally and professionally.
- He has been the dubbing voice for Richard Widmark
- Akio Otsuka is his son
- Did the voice dubbing of Goemon Ishikawa
- He has given his voices for Charles Bronson and Tuco in the Japanese dub
- Some of his most famous dubbing movies are Good, the Bad, and the Ugly