Kirby Morrow, who was the voice of “Goku” in Canadian “Dragon Ball Z” dub and many other anime and cartoons has died at 47.
According to a statement from Kirby Morrow’s brother, Casey, the artist died on Thursday 19th November 2020. Morrow had been popular on TV for his role as “Captain Dave Kleinman” in “Stargate: Atlantis”; he appeared in eight episodes.
The news of his death broke on GateWorld, a fan site of Stargathe. As at the time of this publication, the authorities are yet to reveal the cause death of the actor’s death.
Some of the artist’s notable voice credits in films are; “Goku” in the Canadian dub of “Dragon Ball Z”, Cyclops in the animated productions of “X-Men: Evolution”, “Cole” in the LEGO Ninjago series, “Miroku” in the English dub of “Inuyasha”, “Trowa” in the dubbed version of anime series “Mobile Suit Gundam Wing”, and many more.
Kirby Morrow also recently costarred in Nickelodeon’s “LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar” series. Following the news of his demise, anime fans sent out tributes, see some here:
In Loving Memory of Kirby Morrow 1973-2020 pic.twitter.com/QcWuiCJMty
— Kyle Tonarella (@KTonarella) November 19, 2020
Very sad to read that Kirby Morrow has passed away. I loved his work as Cyclops on X-Men Evolution. RIP.
— Kirk Beattie (@KirkBeattie) November 20, 2020
Rest in Peace Kirby Morrow pic.twitter.com/SKobCgp841
— Legally InuYasha the Transman (@HanyouInuYasha) November 19, 2020
Let’s remember our King Kirby Morrow by watching one of his blooper outtakes from InuYasha. He was so funny and absolutely awesome.
He will forever be Miroku and forever be remembered by us all ?? pic.twitter.com/2gKxm8xYiA
— kylo RIN (@rinsmeido) November 19, 2020
There is no good way to do this …
I am unbelievably saddened to have just received the news that my friend Kirby Morrow has passed away.
When he first auditioned for the role of Cole on Ninjago, he was our first and only pick to portray the rock of the Ninjago Team. pic.twitter.com/AqR4swEGaX
— Tommy Andreasen (@TommyAndreasen) November 19, 2020
Shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the passing of dear @Kirby_Morrow. It seems at every important stage in my career, he was there at the mic right next to mine. Jay, Van, Nutcracker Prince, Miroku. My good luck charm. He’ll be so very missed by myself & our entire community. pic.twitter.com/Or9joPf6Lc
— Kelly Sheridan (@KSheridanVoice) November 20, 2020