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Voice Actor Kirby Morrow Passes Away at 47

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Morrow played Dragon Ball Z Ocean dub's Goku, Inuyasha's Miroku, Gundam W's Trowa, Escaflowne's Van

Actor and voice actor Kirby Morrow passed away on November 18. He was 47.

Kirby has played numerous roles in many live-action and animated series, including dubs of anime. In anime, some of his best known roles include Goku in the Ocean Productions dub of Dragon Ball Z, Miroku in Inuyasha, and Trowa Barton in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. Morrow reprised his role as Miroku in the currently airing Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon anime, and voiced the character in an appearance in the first episode.

Some of his other anime dub roles include Van in Escaflowne, Gord in .hack//Roots, Teru Mikami in Death Note, Billy Katagiri in Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Ryo Takatsuki in Project ARMS, Rad in Transformers: Armada and Transformers: Energon, and Hot Shot in Transformers: Cybertron.

Outside anime, Kirby Morrow played Cyclops in X-Men: Evolution, Cole in Ninjago, and Captain Dave Kleinman in Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate Universe.

Sources: GateWorld, Heavy, The Wrap (Reid Nakamura)

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