Dallas Radio Station Hosts Public Memorial Service For Voice Actor Ed Blaylock on May 2
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Dallas, Texas-based radio station WRR 101 will host a memorial service to honor voice actor Ed Blaylock on May 2 at 11:45 a.m. at the Latino Cultural Center near downtown Dallas. The event is open to the public, and WRR 101 reached out to ANN to confirm that fans of Blaylock's anime work are encouraged to attend.
Blaylock passed away on April 19 after a battle with cancer at the age of 64. As a voice actor, Blaylock played the role of Fuhrer King Bradley in both the Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood television anime series. He also reprised the role in the Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium Collection and Fullmetal Alchemist: Seven Homunculi VS State Alchemists video anime series. He additionally played Fritz Lang in the Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa film.
Other notable roles include Sengoku in One Piece, Director in Barakamon, and Sebas Tian in Overlord. He also played minor roles in more than 40 anime, including Attack on Titan, Tokyo Ghoul, Blood Blockade Battlefront, Dragon Ball, Toriko, Fairy Tail, Gunslinger Girl, Case Closed, Baccano!, A Certain Magical Index II, and more.
Blaylock was the weekday evening announcer for WRR 101, and he worked for the station for more than 10 years.