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Christopher Ayres, The Freiza Voice Actor Dies at 56; Fans Pay Tribute

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Christopher Ayres, the famous American vocalist, died recently. Krystal LaPorte, his partner, certainly broke the sad announcement. He was very well recognized as Frieza’s voice actor in Dragon Ball Z Kai.

Christopher Ayres was also known for his roles as Kei Kurono in Gantz. Prince Soma from Black Butler, and Shingen Takeda from the Sengoku Basara franchise. There at the moment of his demise, he has been 56 years old.

Christopher died in a  “peaceful manner, kept tight to his mom, siblings, and lover, with his arms wrapped over his Atticus cushion,” according to his artist girlfriend. She also stated that throughout his final hours. He was listening to Jim Croce, The Charlie Chaplin Opera, as well as Unchained Melody.

Krystal also mentioned the performer’s condition before his death in her message. “I pray the very first thing is that you can do is wherever you may be was take a large, deep breath. Using your wonderful lungs as well as dance once more,” she wrote.

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Christopher Ayres Illness: Medical Issues

As per sources, Christopher was hospitalize with terminal COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
Moreover, in 2019, he revealed on Twitter that he had had his lung transplant.

“The Gofundme I stated before for the continuing expenditures of my lung transplant is up. He tweeted on November 16, 2019. Onicon, thanking you very much for putting this together. I understand that these are challenging times for everybody. So certainly don’t feel obligated to give. Your adoration was perhaps the most effective treatment.” 

Anime Twin Cities Inc. began a donation drive for Christopher in 2017. To help with his hospital bills, as pe resources. The number reached $25,000 in total.

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Tributes Pour In For Christopher Ayres

After discovering Christopher’s passing, his admirers took to Twitter to give him tribute. Several people have praised his abilities and commitment to the creative industry.

“Christopher Ayres, Frieza’s latest current vocalist in Dragon Ball Super: Broly, died away yesterday,” one person said on Twitter. He did a fantastic job portraying Frieza.”

“I keep thinking back on my youth of sticking up for as long as I could. Rooting for Goku to defeat this villain. It’s pretty crazy that now he’s dead. Christopher Ayres would always be love and famous for those memorable quotes as Frieza.” one person said. I understand you portrayed the monster, however, you did a fantastic job. “Rip off artist”


“My deepest sympathies go out to this family. Christopher Ayres, hope you rest peacefully. He’ll be remembered and cherished for the rest of his life. Another admirer said, “True legend.”


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