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Megumi Hayashibara Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Tokyo, Japan
Nickname Daisaku
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Megumi Hayashibara was born on March 30, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Paprika (2006), Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) and Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997). She has been married to Amiya Masaharu since April 30, 1998.

Spouse (1)

Amiya Masaharu (30 April 1998 - present)

Trivia (7)

She is a certified Registered Nurse. Her parents asked her to have a "safety net" career in case voice acting didn't work out.
At an event at which she was the main guest, she used her nurse's training when a man who also attended became ill. She was the only one in the room with a medical background.
She has numerous vocal CD singles and albums.
As of March 2006, she is the most prolific voice actress in Japan, with 180 credited roles. She is also tied with Kappei Yamaguchi as the overall third ranking voice actor in the country, behind second ranked Shinichirô Miki and top ranking Takehito Koyasu, respectively.
Does the Japanese dub voice over for French actress Audrey Tautou.
Does the Japanese dub voice over for the adult version of Drew Barrymore.
Japan [April 2004]

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