Billy Kametz Dies: Popular Video Game And Anime Voice Actor Was 35
Tributes have been paid across social media to voice actor Billy Kametz, following his death from colon cancer.
The 35-year-old actor was well-known within the anime and video game industry.
For his role of Naofumi Iwatani in
The Rising of the Shield Hero
Kametz won Best Voice Actor Performance (EN) at the 4th Crunchyroll Anime Awards.
He also voiced characters in anime series such as
Attack on Titan
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
Neon Genesis Evangelion (
Kametz was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and got his break with Disney as part
of the entertainment staff on the Disney cruise line.