|This article is about a/an actor in the Kamen Rider Series.|
|Born||November 17, 1929|
|Born in||Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan|
|Died||March 5, 2013 (aged 83)|
|Died in||Chiba District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan|
|Role(s)|| Great Leader |
Narrator for Kamen Rider Amazon
Smart Brain Head
|Various Kamen Rider Series|
Gorō Naya (納谷 悟朗 Naya Gorō) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator and theatre director. In the Kamen Rider Series, he is known for voicing the various incarnations of the Great Leader (except in X, Amazon and Black).
Before his role in Kamen Rider Series, he was also known for voicing Ultraman Ace.
He is the older brother of actor and seiyū Rokurō Naya. 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.
Goro Naya has become an icon among fans of the Kamen Rider series and is seen as a legend by many fans of the series.
On March 5, 2013, Naya died from chronic respiratory failure. He was 83 years old.
- The Great Leader in the Kamen Rider Series
- Great Leader of Shocker/Gel-Shocker in Kamen Rider, OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders
- Great Leader of Destron in Kamen Rider V3
- Great Boss of Black Satan in Kamen Rider Stronger
- Great Boss of Delza Army in Kamen Rider Stronger
- Great Boss of Neo-Shocker in Kamen Rider (Skyrider)
- The Generalissimo of Badan in Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!!
- Emperor Crisis in Kamen Rider Black RX
- The Narrator in Kamen Rider Amazon
- Smart Brain Head in Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost
- In the Kamen Rider series, it was revealed that up until Kamen Rider ZX, all the organizations the Riders had fought were led by the original Shocker's Great Leader. Naya himself voiced most if not all of this character's appearances.