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Shoichi Ozawa

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.

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Apr 6, 1929 In Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Burden of Love 1955-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Free and Easy 18 2007-09-08
Known For
Poster of Till We Meet Again
Poster of A Killer Without a Grave
Poster of Jungle Block
Poster of The Sleeping Beast Within
Movie Free and Easy 18 2007-09-08
Movie The Eel Gynaecolology Clinic Doctor 1997-05-12
Movie Black Rain 1989-05-13
Movie A Sandcastle Model Family Home 1989-09-15
Movie The Ballad of Narayama Katsuzô 1983-04-29
Movie Tora-san's Promise Tsunesaburo 1981-12-28
Movie Why Not? Sakunojo 1981-01-08
Movie Rennyo and His Mother Unknown 1981-10-07
Movie Winter's Flower Chan 1978-06-17
Movie The Love and Adventures of Kuroki Taro Unknown 1977-09-17
Movie Boxer Unknown 1977-10-01
Movie The Gate of Youth 1975-02-15
Movie Summer Soldiers Tanikawa 1972-03-25
Movie The Pirates of Buban Unknown 1972-01-01
Movie Ichijo's Wet Lust Noodle restaurant's owner 1972-10-07
Movie The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan Ushimatsu 1970-04-18
Movie The Girl I Abandoned Unknown 1969-09-03
Movie Young Challengers Shintaro Namikawa 1968-10-12
Movie The Human Bullet Unknown 1968-10-22
Movie The Shy Deceiver Unknown 1968-06-15
Movie Sun Above, Death Below 1968-10-23
Movie Scrap Collectors 1968-11-28
Movie Love for an Idiot 1967-04-27
Movie Classmates Sublieutenant Doi 1967-06-03
Movie Express Train 1967-06-03
Movie Traveling in Party Unknown 1967-11-12
Movie Song of Love Postman 1967-07-01
Movie The Threat Police 1966-02-17
Movie The Pornographers Yoshimoto 'Subu' Ogata 1966-03-12
Movie Silence Has No Wings 1966-02-11
Movie Till We Meet Again 1966-06-01
Movie Once a Rainy Day 1966-10-01
Movie Story of a Prostitute Akiyama 1965-02-27
Movie The Black Kitten 1965-02-13
Movie Pleasures of the Flesh Hayami 1965-08-29
Movie Cold Rice, Osan, Chan Unknown 1965-04-10
Movie The One-Eyed Ghost 1965-09-04
Movie Trigger Happy Romeo Tadashi Hayakawa 1965-12-24
Movie A Smell of Money 1965-12-05
Movie Intentions of Murder 1964-06-28
Movie Sweet Sweat 1964-09-19
Movie Zoku Haikei Tenno Heika Sama 1964-01-01
Movie Our Happiness Alone Unknown 1964-03-29
Movie A Story from Echigo 1964-05-09
Movie Revenge Unknown 1964-11-01
Movie The Glamorous Ghost Unknown 1964-10-03
Movie The Donkey Comes on a Tank 1964-12-26
Movie The Spying Sorceress Unknown 1964-12-12
Movie Female Ninja Magic Usuzumi 1964-10-03
Movie The Scarlet Camellia Seiichi 1964-11-21
Movie Bad Girl 1963-03-16
Movie The Maid Story Unknown 1963-06-16
Movie The Insect Woman Ken 1963-11-16
Movie The Gambling Monk 1963-10-13
Movie Nippon no obaachan Unknown 1962-01-03
Movie The Temple of Wild Geese Kuniitsu Takami 1962-01-21
Movie Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow 1962-04-08
Movie Cat Changed Into Tiger Life insurance agent 1962-01-23
Movie The Graceful Brute Pinosaku, the singer 1962-12-26
Movie Tokyo Knights Unknown 1961-02-01
Movie Pigs and Battleships Gunji, Gangster in check shirt 1961-01-21
Movie A Killer Without a Grave Unknown 1961-02-11
Movie Living by Karate Heisuke 1961-04-16
Movie That Guy and I Unknown 1961-09-10
Movie The Sleeping Beast Within Reporter Horibe 1960-04-09
Movie Take Aim at the Police Van Gorô Kashima 1960-01-27
Movie Smashing the 0-Line Lee 1960-06-25
Movie The War Without Weapons 1960-11-08
Movie Jungle Block 1960-06-15
Movie Room for Let Minoru Eto 1959-01-01
Movie The Girl from Osaka 1958-06-01
Movie A Slope in the Sun Unknown 1958-04-15
Movie Asu o kakeru otoko 1958-09-02
Movie Endless Desire A teacher 1958-11-18
Movie Young Breasts Unknown 1958-09-08
Movie Crimson Wings Yukihiro Ando 1958-12-28
Movie Inn of the Floating Weeds Taki 1957-01-09
Movie Temptation Unknown 1957-09-22
Movie A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era Kinzo 1957-07-14
Movie Suzaki Paradise: Red Light Sankichi 1956-07-31
Movie Twice on a Certain Night Unknown 1956-06-08
Movie Our Town Keikichi 1956-08-28
Movie Hungry Soul, Part II Tachibana's Old Friend B 1956-11-28
Movie Frankie the Milkman Shingo Yamaguchi 1956-12-05
Movie Burden of Love Secretary Torii 1955-03-18
Movie Till We Meet Again Doc Misawa 1955-05-29