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Voice Actor Nobuyuki Furuta Passes Away at 59

posted on by Egan Loo
Dubbed Heroes' Matt Parkman, voiced Vifam's Sid Muhrer & Yū Yū Hakusho's Sakyou

Voice actor Nobuyuki Furuta passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29 at a Kawasaki City hospital due to a ruptured aneurysm in his bronchial arteries. He was 59. His agency Kenyu Office made the announcement on Wednesday. His wife will lead the funeral services on September 3 at a Tokyo temple.

Furuta was born in Kanagawa Prefecture. He is best known for voicing the telepathic police officer Matt Parkman in the Japanese dub of the American live-action television series Heroes. He also voiced Sid Muhrer in Ginga Hyōryū Vifam and Sakyou in Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files.

Source: Sports Nippon via Otakomu


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