Jiro Dan (団時朗 Dan Jirō) is a Japanese actor and voice actor. His real name is Hideo Murata (村田 秀雄 Murata Hideo). He is known for his role as Hideki Go in Return of Ultraman and has consistently reprised the role throughout the Ultraman Series.
Jiro Dan was frequently a cover model for Japanese fashion magazines in the 1960s prior to acting in Return of Ultraman. He also broke into the Toho film industry, appearing as the character G-Guard Commander in the 1996 series, Godzilla Island.
- Return of Ultraman - Hideki Go
- Ultraman Ace - Hideki Go
- Ultraman Taro - Hideki Go
- Ultraman Leo - Hideki Go
- Ultraman Zearth 2: Superhuman Big Battle - Light and Shadow - Newscaster
- Ultraman Mebius - Hideki Go
- Ultraman Mebius & the Ultra Brothers - Hideki Go
- Great Decisive Battle! The Super 8 Ultra Brothers - Hideki Go
- Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legends The Movie - Ultraman Jack (voice)
- Ultraman Zero The Movie: Super Deciding Fight! The Belial Galactic Empire - Ultraman Jack (voice)
- Ultraman Saga - Hideki Go
- Ultra Fight Orb - Ultraman Jack (voice)
- His blood type is AB.
- Jiro Dan played Hideki Go at age 22, making him the youngest actor to play a Ultra's human host in the Showa period.
- Although Jiro Dan debuted with his real name Hideo Murata, he was often confused with singer Hideo Murata, he used the name of the stage he wrote during his record debut.
- His stage name was formerly written in Katakana, but was then changed to kanji.
- Jiro Dan on Wikipedia