Voice Actor Billy Kametz Passes Away at 35 – Information

Voice actor of Josuke, Naofumi revealed stage IV colon most cancers prognosis in April

The organizers of the GoFundMe marketing campaign for voice actors Billy Kametz revealed on Saturday that Kametz handed away on June 9 of colon most cancers. He was 35.

Kametz had revealed in late April that he had been identified with stage IV colon most cancers. He mentioned on the time that he was taking a break from voiceover work and that different voice actors would exchange him for present and ongoing roles. He additionally mentioned on the time he was transferring again to Pennsylvania to be along with his household.

A GoFundMe marketing campaign was launched on his behalf a number of days after his announcement. The marketing campaign acknowledged the cash raised would go towards journey, insurance coverage prices, medical payments not lined by insurance coverage, and on a regular basis life requirements. As of press time the marketing campaign has earned US$175,126 of the US$150,000 objective. The organizers of the marketing campaign added they may shut the marketing campaign on June 14, stating something contributed that hadn’t already been used for Kametz’s remedies would go towards his celebration of life and funeral. Kametz’s household will maintain a viewing on June 15 and a funeral on June 18.

Kametz’s household acknowledged they might additionally respect contributions to the Colon Most cancers Coalition in Kametz’s honor.

Kametz was born on March 22, 1987 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. His obituary acknowledged Kametz had dreamed of turning into an actor since early childhood, and he obtained his break with Disney as an leisure employees member on a Disney cruise line. He later performed the position of Aladdin in Disneyland’s Musical Spectacular.

Kametz’s voice roles embody Josuke in JoJo’s Weird Journey: Diamond Is UnbreakableNaofumi in The Rising of The Defend HeroGallo in PromareWhite Blood Cell in Cells at Work!and Rui in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.

Picture by way of Billy Kametz‘s Twitter account

Sources: Billy Kametz‘s GoFundMe, Penn Dwell

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