Ryota Ružička (born January 13, 1939) is a Helvish-El Kadsreian film and voice actor. He is known for portraying Makuta Teridax, the main villain of the Bionicle series and Hikaru Kato in Quest for the Masks 2 and Bionicle VII: Sea of Darkness.
Ružička was born in Cosnofen to a Helvish father of Czech origin and a Japanese mother on January 13, 1939.
He was born with clubfoot on his right leg and suffers a few mental disorders. He spent his childhood in the wheelchair. Ružička wanted to become a child actor in Helvmark, but all Helvish film production companies rejected him because of his disability and his right deformed leg.
When he immigrated to El Kadsre City in 1953, he underwent surgery at El Kadsre Medical Center. After surgery, just to help the healing process, El Kadsreian doctors gave him a metal brace and the special pair of shoes.
Ružička started his acting career in 1957.
|1959||The Woman and the Gang||Hiroshi Sakamoto|
|1978||The World of Birth and Death||Joe|
|1982||Quest for the Masks 2||Hikaru Kato|
|1983||Quest for the Masks III: Mask of Light||Makuta Teridax||Voice only|
|1983||The Detective Adventures of Cathy Jones||Hiro Hermann|
|1984||Bionicle IV: Legends of Metru Nui||Makuta Teridax||Voice only|
|1987||Bionicle VII: Sea of Darkness||Hikaru Kato, Maxoils/Makuta Teridax|
|1994||In The End||Daniel's Father|
|1996||Bionicle: The Next Generation||Makuta||Voice only|
|2010||Bloody Crayons||Dr. Tan|
|1962-1977, 2003||Neighbours||Gorou Yamaguchi|
|1990||Bionicle X: The Journey's End||Makuta Teridax||Television movie|
|2016||Countryballs: The Animated Series||Saudi Arabiaball||Voice role|
|Robotman vs. Technic Heroes||Hikaru Kato||Episode 12 only|