Devil May Cry 5 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake voice actor Brad Venable has died

Devil May Cry 5 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake voice actor Brad Venable has died

By Alex Calvin,
Friday, 8 January 2021 20:30 GMT

The cause of death is not known at the time of writing.

Video games voice actor Brad Venable has passed away.

The news was broken on social media by fellow actor Darrel J Delfin, who paid his respects to their peer with the permission of his wife on Twitter. Venable died aged 43; no cause of death has been revealed at the time of writing.

During his career, Venable worked on a number of big video game projects including Devil May Cry 5, where he voiced V’s familiars Griffon and Nightmare, as well as Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Shenmue 3, 2020’s Demon’s Souls remake, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Serious Sam 4. That’s on top of roles he played in anime shows like Dragon Ball Super, Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia.

“You saw the best in all of us and brought it out,” Borderlands 3 voice actor Brian Olvera said on Twitter.

“You treated me like family, and called me your little brother. You motivated & inspired us. Our bond & friendship these past few years is something I will treasure forever. I love you, Brad Venable, I miss you brother.”

Voice acting vet Terry Daniel also posted, saying: “Very sad to have lost one of the nicest and most giving talents in the voiceover business. Brad Venable was a sweetheart of a man and would help you with anything you needed. Ridiculously talented and a real treasure. R.I.P. Brad. I will miss our chats.”

Our thoughts are with Venable’s friends and family.

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