|Date of birth:||July 31, 1953|
|Place of birth:||Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture|
|Voice of:||Rei Furuya|
Tohru Furuya (古谷 徹 Furuya Tōru), is a veteran narrator and seiyū (voice actor) born on July 31, 1953 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. As a child, he was a member of Gekidan Himawari, a children's acting troupe. He is currently employed by the talent management firm Aoni Production.
Other notable roles
- Mobile Suit Gundam series as Amuro Ray
- Star of the Giants as Hyouma Hoshi
- Saint Seiya as Pegasus Seiya
- Dragon Ball series as Yamcha
- Kimagure Orange Road as Kyousuke Kasuga
- Sailor Moon as Mamoru Chiba / Tuxedo Mask
- Super Mario Bros.: Peach-Hime Kyushutsu Dai Sakusen! as Mario
- Dragon Quest as Abel
- Steel Jeeg as Hiroshi Shiba
- Nine as Katsuya Niimi
- Akagi as Narration
- One Piece as Daddy the Father, Sabo (adult)
- Furuya was a best friend of the late Hirotaka Suzuoki and is noted to be friends with Shuichi Ikeda (the voice actor of Shuichi Akai). Also he and Ikeda have appeared as rivals in Mobile Suit Gundam series (Amuro Ray and Char Aznable).
- Furuya was at one time married to fellow seiyuu Mami Koyama (the voice actress of Vermouth) but amicably divorced in 1983. He later married seiyuu Satomi Majima.