Solidus Snake Voice Actor John Cygan Dies at the Age of 63

on May 17, 2017 7:36 AM

It has sadly been revealed, that John Cygan, best known for his work in video games and TV, has passed away at the age of 63.

Cygan died Saturday at his home in Woodland Hills, Los Anegels after a long battle with cancer, Jonn Wasser of the Atlas Talent Agency told The The Hollywood Reporter.

Cygan is perhaps best known for his TV work in The Commish and The X-Filesas well as for his voice acting in a slab of Pixar Films, including voicing Twitch in Toy Story 3.

Cygan was also a prolific actor within the video games industry, most notably voicing Solidus Snake in Metal Gear Solid. The prominent voice actor also had roles in games such as Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, the Mafia series, SOCOM, Ninja Gaiden 3, Call of Juarez, Broken Age, Destroy All Humans!, a lot of Star Wars games, and many more.

We here at DualShockers offer our sincere gratitude for Cygan’s work and sympathies for his family and friends at the time of his passing.

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