Solidus Snake Voice Actor John Cygan Dies

Best known for his video game and TV work, John Cygan has passed away. He was 63.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cygan had long been battling cancer.

A versatile actor, Cygan appeared in television shows like Bob, co-starring with Bob Newhart, and The Commish as well as other shows like Frasier, NYPD Blue and Modern Family. He was also a prolific voice actor, doing loads of additional voice work for Pixar films, with roles like Twitch in Toy Story 3.


One of his most memorable voice roles, however, was as Solidus Snake in Metal Gear Solid 2. Via Metal Gear Informer, here is his terrific Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty performance:

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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