Yoshio Tsuchiya (土屋 嘉男?), born May 18, 1927, is a Japanese actor who has appeared in such films as Toshio Matsumoto's surreal masterpiece Bara No Soretsu (a.k.a. "Funeral Parade of Roses") and Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (as the firebrand farmer Rikichi) and Red Beard, and Kihachi Okamoto's Kill! He has also appeared in numerous kaiju eiga by Tsuchiya YoshioToho, predominantly during the Showa series.
Tsuchiya passed away in 2017.
Yoshio Tsuchiya has a long-standing interest in UFOs and had written several books on the subject. He preferred starring in science fiction films, usually as aliens, or people possessed by them, in such films as Battle in Outer Space, Invasion of Astro-Monster, and Destroy All Monsters.
- Invisible Man (1954) as Reporter Komatsu
- Godzilla Raids Again (1955) as Tajima
- The Mysterians (1957) as Mysterian leader
- H-Man (1958) as Detective Taguchi
- Varan (1958) as Lieutenant Commander Katsumoto
- Battle in Outer Space (1959) as Koichi Iwomura
- The Secret of the Telegian (1960) as Detective Captain Okazaki
- The Human Vapor (1960) as Mizuno/Human Vapor
- Matango (1963) as Masafumi Kasai
- Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965) as Mr. Kawai
- Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965) as Controller of Planet X
- Son of Godzilla (1967) as Furukawa
- Destroy All Monsters (1968) as Dr. Otani
- Space Amoeba (1970) as Dr. Kyoichi Mida
- Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) as Yasuaki Shindo