About Shoichi Ozawa
April 06, 1929 - December 10, 2012
|Place of Birth||:||Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan|
|Also Known As||:||小沢昭一, Shôichi Ozawa , Соити Одзава, Сёити Одзава|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Shōichi Ozawa (小沢 昭一, Ozawa Shōichi, April 6, 1929 – December 10, 2012) was a Japanese actor, radio host, singer, and prominent researcher and expert on Japanese folk art. He also founded the Shabondama-za theater company. Ozawa, who was born in Tokyo, graduated from Waseda University. He began acting after college, beginning with his debut stage role in 1951. He also appeared in television and film roles, acting quite frequently in films directed by Shohei Imamura and Yūzō Kawashima. In 1971, Ozawa launched his long running radio show.