Takeshi Watabe (渡部 猛, Watabe Takeshi, March 21, 1936 – December 13, 2010) was a Japanese actor and voice actor. He was born in Kōchi Prefecture. He usually played villains and performed the voices for many anime characters and tokusatsu villains. He is most famous for voicing Kaminari in Doraemon. He took over the ongoing roles of Shingo Kanemoto after his death. Other major roles included Oyaji in Mobile Police Patlabor & Inspector Takao Arizuka in the You're Under Arrest franchise Season 1 The Movie & Full Throttle.
On December 10, 2010 Takeshi Watabe was being treated for lung cancer when he died of pneumonia at the age of 74.