Christopher Owen Ayres, known as Chris Ayres, has passed away, he was 56 years old. Ayres passed away from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a lung disease that affects airflow, after years of medical complications. Ayres was a voice actor, scriptwriter and dub director, he was best known for his role as Frieza in the Dragon Ball series.
Here are some of his notable works:
- Dragon Ball (series) – Frieza
- Saint Seiya – Ushio
- Gantz – Kei Kurono
- Kuroshitsuji – Soma
- Kino no Tabi – Bartender