Christopher Ayres, the dependable histrion down the English dub of the iconic villain, Frieza, successful Dragon Ball Z Kai and onward, has died.
His partner, Krystal LaPorte, announced the quality connected Twitter connected October 19, stating that Ayres died the nighttime before. He was surrounded by LaPorte, his mother, and his member erstwhile helium died. He was 56 years old.
"Chris loved you all," LaPorte wrote connected Twitter. "How overmuch helium loved different radical filled the immense bulk of our conversations. To those of you who genuinely loved him back, convey you. To those of you who stayed successful touch, checked connected him, reminded him that helium was so, truthful overmuch much than his job, you were the substance of his fight. You fed the dreams of a aboriginal that kept him going longer than immoderate mean idiosyncratic could go."
LaPorte said that for anyone asking if there's thing they tin bash astatine this moment, "please beryllium much similar Chris." A origin of decease was not announced.
The seasoned dependable histrion had made nationalist his diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease helium received successful 2017, posting regularly connected Twitter astir it and keeping fans updated with progress.
Chris Ayres began voicing Frieza successful Dragon Ball Z Kai, replacing Linda Young. He had been the dependable of Frieza onward, winning assorted awards for his show arsenic the iconic Dragon Ball Z villain. He besides voiced characters successful assorted different animes, tv shows, and movies.
Game Informer would similar to explicit our condolences to Ayres' household and friends.