‘Star Fox 64’ Voice Actor Rick May Died From Coronavirus
The veteran actor, also known for voicing Soldier in ‘Team Fortress 2’, has been treated at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle after catching COVID-19 at a nursing home.
- Apr 14, 2020
AceShowbiz – “Star Fox” voice actor Rick May has lost his battle with the coronavirus, aged 79.
The veteran star was the voice behind Peppy Hare in the much-loved video game series, as well as voicing Soldier in “Team Fortress 2”.
After having a stroke earlier this year, he had been rehabilitating at a nursing home, but caught COVID-19 there. He was later transported to the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, which is where he died.
As well as his video game voices, May was a successful theater actor, and appeared in over 300 shows, including “Fiddler on the Roof”, “Death of a Salesman” and “The Odd Couple”.
In more recent years, he had been working as a teacher at the Rekindle Acting School in Seattle, which first shared the tragic news of his death.
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