February 19, 1941
Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
|Died||March 7, 2015 74)(aged|
|Occupation||Voice actor, actor|
Shinji Ogawa(小川真司Ogawa Shinji), born Haruhiko Ogawa(小川 治彦Ogawa Haruhiko) (February 19, 1941 – March 7, 2015), was a Japanese voice actor and actor from Setagaya, Tokyo. He was affiliated with the Herringbone agency.
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