|Shun Oguri |
|Born||Shun Oguri |
December 26, 1982 (1982-12-26)
Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
|Occupation||Actor, film director, seiyū|
|Years active||1994 (1994)–present|
CareerOguri's debut role was playing the bullied and abused child Noboru Yoshikawa from the drama Great Teacher Onizuka in 1998, when he was about sixteen years old. His acting attracted him great attention and from there, he moved onto bigger roles. In 2000, he played a deaf person in Summer Snow. Two years later, he starred in the popular drama Gokusen, in which he played the part of a bully, rather than the bullied, as he did in Great Teacher Onizuka.
His first lead role in a drama was in 2006 as Shinichi Kudo from Detective Conan. Oguri also lent his voice as a seiyū in Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa together with his brother Ryo Oguri in 2005. He also landed the role of Rui Hanazawa in the drama Hana Yori Dango, in which he once again acted alongside Gokusen co-star Jun Matsumoto. In 2007 he gained even more attention starring in the drama Hanazakari no Kimitachi e as Izumi Sano. In 2008, Oguri took up another lead drama role in Binbō Danshi, playing a poor college student named Kazumi Koyama. Oguri also played in the drama "Tokyo Dogs" as a lead role American detective.
He will reunite with Hana Yori Dango co-star Mao Inoue for the drama Jūi Dolittle (獣医ドリトル, Veterinarian Dolittle ), which will begin airing in October 2010.
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