Hirotaka Suzuoki (March 6, 1950 - August 6, 2006) was a male seiyū and actor from Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture who graduated from Tokyo Keizai University. His blood type was A.
His best known roles include Mobile Suit Gundam (Bright Noa), Captain Tsubasa (Kojiro Hyuga), Saint Seiya (Dragon Shiryu), Dragon Ball (Tenshinhan), The Transformers (Starscream), Ranma ½ (Tatewaki Kuno), Rurouni Kenshin (Saito Hajime), and Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3 (Haran Banjō) and Slayers NEXT (Tarim's bodyguard).
Suzuoki's most notable trait was his soft, dignified voice. He was affiliated with Ken Production, in which he worked in many animation roles.
In 1978, Suzuoki made his voice acting debut in Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3.
Suzuoki was a best friend of fellow seiyu Toru Furuya.
On July 2006, Suzuoki was diagnosed with lung cancer and undertook hospitalization and medical treatment, but on the morning of August 6, 2006, his health took a sudden turn, and Suzuoki died at the age of 56.
His last voicing role was the voice of Bright Noa in "Mobile Suit Z Gundam: III Love is the Pulse of the Stars", which was seen by fans as the best sendoff in Suzuoki's name.