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Voice actor Robin Sachs passes away at 61
Posted: 06.02.2013 17:04 by Comments: 2
Veteran voice actor Robin Sachs, who is best known for voicing the irascible mercenary Zaeed Massani from the Mass Effect series, has passed away at age 61; yesterday was the actor's birthday. Cause of death is unknown at this time.

The news was broken by the actor's official site, which announced:

This is a post we never thought we would have to write…

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Robin Sachs.

Please join us in raising a glass to Robin – goodbye, dear friend. Thank you for all the laughter and the cookies. We will miss you so very much.


Aside from Massani, gamers also know Sachs as Lord Harrowmont from Dragon Age: Origins, and from his film and television roles including the villain Ethan Rayne from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and as evil warlord Sarris from GalaxyQuest.

Other videogames that the actor performed in included Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, A Bard's Tale, Resident Evil Outbreak File 2 and Rainbow Six: Lockdown.
Source: Eurogamer
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Comments

By herodotus (SI Herodotus) on Feb 06, 2013
herodotus
61 young. Interesting he died on Friday last week but the announcement wasn't made until the following Tuesday. Anyway, I remember him from "Torchwood" and vaguely from "Star Trek Voyager". Played a very good 'baddie'. RIP.
By SiyaenSokol (SI Elite) on Feb 07, 2013
SiyaenSokol
May he rest in peace.