Voice Actor Cole Brown Passes Away

posted on by Karen Ressler
Brown played One Piece's Blackbeard, Izetta's Lord Redford, more

Voice actor Cole Brown passed away on Friday, November 18. He was 60.

Brown contributed to English dubs for FUNimation Entertainment for over 10 years. His many roles include Blackbeard in One Piece, Heaven Canceller in A Certain Magical Index, Vahriz in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, the Celestial Spirit King in Fairy Tail, and the narrators in Jormungand and Desert Punk.

Most recently, Brown was voicing Lord Redford in Izetta: The Last Witch. Funimation reported his passing on Thursday, and announced that David Wald will take his place in the role.

In addition to his work as an actor, Brown also served as a firefighter and paramedic.

Thanks to Geoffrey Oliver and SpacemanHardy for the news tip.

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