It’s really saddened to announce that famous Voice actor Chris Ayers is dead. His Death news is circulating all over social media. He is famous for being the voice of the Dragon Ball character Frieza. Unfortunately, the voice actor died at age of 56. RIP legend. We will learn more about his Death further in the article.
Who is Chris Ayers?
Chris Ayers was a voice actor, ADR Director, and Script Writer based in Richmond, Virginia. His full name was Christopher Owen Ayres who was born on May 16, 1965. Till now he was best remembered for being the voice of Frieza from Dragon Ball Kai. Besides this Chris has also a voice actor of Funimation, OkraTron 5000, and New Generation Pictures. He has a huge fan following on the social media spaces.
People love his voices and the way of presentation. In his long successful career, he got so many awards and recognition. Like in 2012 Christopher was selected for Staff Choice Award for best vocal as Frieza in dbz.
Chris Ayers Death
Chris Ayers Death is shocking news for his entire fan following. No doubt his death is a big loss to the voice acting world. Thousands of people took their social media account to mourn the death of the vocal artist. Chris had long experience in terms of directing and writing. That’s why his voice was highly demanded in the industry. He was around 56 years old at the time of his death. May his soul rest in peace. Now let’s talk about the circumstances around his sudden demise.
Frieza Voice Actor Cause Of Death
Chris Ayers first announced his health-related illness in 2017. The reason was said to be chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. That is why he took off from his work for a few weeks. Later in November 2019, the reports came out in the public domain confirming that he received new lungs after lungs surgery. But sadly he succumbed to the complication caused by COPD and On 18 October 2021, he passed away in his home among his family members.
I can’t stop crying about the loss of my dear friend and colleague, Chris Ayers. I never thought I’d say this because I used to tease him about it all the time, but thank you Chris, for the Love and Laughter, Always…I’ll see you in Otherworld bro, and we’ll spar again, Frieza.. pic.twitter.com/9gjmFaf67A
— Sean Schemmel liked a Tweet.™️ (@SeanSchemmel) October 19, 2021
“Chris Ayers was truly one of the best and brightest in his industry. Such a true talent and inspiration. The love and support the community has shown him these past few years go to show that. Thank you Chris for bringing some of my favorite childhood anime moments to life. RIP.”
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“My dear friend Chris Ayers passed away on Monday and I’m sharing this note to honor him, although it’s hard enough to represent how meaningful his presence was and will always be in our lives. Love you, Chris. Sending so much love to Krystal, and Chris’ family & friends.”
Fans Paid Tributes
Dragon Ball Kai fans left in disbelieve after hearing the news of the death of a loving voice actor. Here are some heartwarming messages shared on social media in remembrance of popular voice artist
one wrote hearing the death news “Chris Ayers was truly one of the best and brightest in his industry. Such a true talent and inspiration. The love and support the community has shown him these past few years goes to show that. Thank you Chris for bringing some of my favorite childhood anime moments to life. RIP.”