A scene where Claude and Nader join forces in Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Image: YouTube)
It’s been revealed the voice actor Brad Venable has passed away at 43 years of age. No cause of death was announced.
Venable was credited on movies, television shows, anime and video games, and was perhaps best known within the Nintendo community in recent times for voicing Nader and Kostas in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.
According to his IMBD, he’s also be credited on a bunch of other Nintendo games including Fire Emblem Heroes (Cormag / Merlinus), Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (Franklin), Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (additional voices) and Astral Chain (additional voices).
Some other games he’s been involved with include Pokémon Masters (Clay), World of Warcraft, Shenmue III (Yanlang), Serious Sam 4 (Bill Corwin), the Final Fantasy VII Remake (additional voices) and Devil May Cry 5 (Griffon / Nightmare).
He’s also worked on movies like Detective Pikachu and anime like One Piece, Dragon Ball, Attack on Titan and Fairy Tail. Here’s are some kind words from one of his fellow voice actors, which was shared on social media:
This is the very first picture I took on this phone. We were taking a voiceover class together and usual, Brad was amazing. This is a picture of a great man doing what he loved.
I love you, brother. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/70O8Nhm450
— Chris Hackney @ Coming Soon (@ChrisHackneyGGK) January 8, 2021
On behalf of the Nintendo Life community, our condolences go out to Brad’s family and friends.