Kirby Morrow Biography Kirby Morrow Wiki
The Canadian died on Wednesday, although the cause of his death has not been revealed
When his brother Casey announced his death on Facebook, he wrote: “Kirby was a blessed and talented person who brought joy to so many people but also lived with all his love and friendship.
“He lived for it and fed it every day.”
Originally from Alberta, Morrow studied theater at Mounty Royal University in Calgary before beginning his career.
Actor Kirby Morrow has died at 47
His most notable roles:
• Goku (DBZ Ocean Dub)
• Trowa (Gundam Wing)
• Miroku (Inuyasha)
• Cyclops (X-Men: Evolution) pic.twitter.com/EUwoHdYXbq
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He was best known as the voice of Cyclops in the X-Man Evolution movies and Goku in the Dragon Ball Z’s Ocean dubbing.
He also voiced Teru Mikami in the Death Note manga series and Cole in Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu.
As recently as this month, it was announced that he will rehearse his role as Miroku in the popular manga series Inuyasha.
In addition to his work as a voice actor, he was known for his on-screen portrayal of Captain Dave Kleinman on Stargate Atlantis.
The death got a lot of praise from friends and co-stars on social media.
Kelly Sheridan, who appeared as a sango to Inuyasha, wrote on Twitter: “Shocked and deeply saddened by the death of my dear @Kirby_Morrow.
“I felt like he was by my side on the mic at every important stage in my career. My lucky charm.
“Unfortunately I will miss myself and our entire community.”
Ninjago producer and co-creator Tommy Andreasen wrote: “I am extremely saddened to hear the news that my friend Kirby Morrow has passed away.
“When he first auditioned for the role of Cole in Ninjago, it was our first and only option to be the cornerstone of Team Ninjago.”
Voice actor Kellen Goff said he will remember Morrow as the voice of Hot Shot on the Transformers: Cybertron series, his “childhood hero.”
“It was an honor to share the stage with you,” he said.
“You gave our childhood a voice and we will never forget you.”
VIZ Media, an American anime and manga publisher, said on Twitter: “We are very saddened to learn of the death of voice actor Kirby Morrow.
“He was an incredible talent and we were honored to have worked with him on Inuyasha and Yashahime.”