Keiji Fujiwara

Birth:Oct 5, 1964
Death:Apr 12, 2020
Years active:1990-2020
Hometown:Tokyo, Japan
Blood Type:A
Height: 175 cm 59 Keiji Fujiwara was a Japanese actor and voice actor. Even though he was born in Tokyo he spent the majority of his childhood in Iwate Prefecture. In high school he handled vocals in a band he formed with his friend Kotaro Furuichi future guitarist of rock band The Collectors. At around 18 years of age he moved back to Tokyo on his own and joined the Bungakuza acting school. He spent the 1980s performing in several theater troupes while working odd jobs. Fujiwara was introduced to his first voice acting agency Ken Production in the early 1990s. The first TV anime in which he appeared as a regular was Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi but his breakout role was Hiroshi Nohara in Crayon Shinchan In November 2006 he left Ken Production and founded his own agency Air Agency. Aside from talent management the company went on to release original drama and situation CDs through its child company Air Label as well as produce live events. In 2010 Fujiwara made his own sound directorial debut in Kakkokawaii Sengen. In August 2016 Air Agency announced that he was going on hiatus in order to undergo medical treatment for a thenunspecified illness. He officially resumed work in June 2017. On April 16 2020 Air Agency announced that Fujiwara had passed away due to cancer on April 12 2020. Trivia: He was a regular lecturer at the Japan Newart College since 2008 In the live action field he was most known for dubbing actor Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark. Source: Wikipedia