|Born||September 12, 1957|
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
|Other names||Ayu Akemi|
|Height||154 cm (5 ft 1 in)|
Keiko Toda (戸田 恵子, Toda Keiko, born September 12, 1957) is a Japanese actress, voice actress, singer and narrator from Nagoya, Aichi. Her most famous role is the voice of the children's hero Anpanman on the long running anime Soreike! Anpanman. She was also the voice of Thomas the Tank Engine in the Japanese dub of Thomas & Friends from Season 1 to Season 8. She was once married to Shuichi Ikeda and Junichi Inoue.[ citation needed ]
She first became an actress in fifth grade and then relocated to Tokyo in 1973 to become an idol singer. She then later joined Nachi Nozawa's theatre company. Also a musical theatre actress, she has appeared in musicals like "Sweet Charity" and "Dance of the Fleet Lady".She won Japanese Academy Award as the supporting actress for Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald in 1997.
Toda has dubbed over actresses like Jodie Foster, Linda Hamilton, Sigourney Weaver, Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer and Carrie Anne Moss for dubs of American live-action movies. She's voiced Rui Kisugi for the new animated City Hunter movie, taking over from fellow voice actress Toshiko Fujita, whom she had a sister-like relationship with. Her hobbies include dancing, singing, driving, watching Broadway musicals and poem chanting.[ citation needed ]
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