Devil May Cry 5 Voice Actor, Brad Venable Has Passed Away

Family, Friends, and Fans Alike Post Tributes in Memory of the Late VA

The prolific video game and anime voice actor, Brad Venable passed away at the age of 43 on January 8th, 2021. Venable was well-known for his role as the character of Griffon in Devil May Cry 5.

As well as his work with the Devil May Cry series, Venable voiced Bill Corwin in Serious Sam 4, Gloom in Daemon x Machina, Clay in Pokemon Masters, and a variety of additional voice over work for Final Fantasy VII Remake, Demon Souls (2020), Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and more.

Venable not only lent his voice over talents to the video game industry, but was also a prolific actor in the anime realm as well. Having previously voiced the roles of Daz from Attack on Titan, Shisami in Dragon Ball Super, Byro in Fairy Tail, as well as additional voice over support for My Hero Academia, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure,  Assassination Classroom, Hunter x Hunter, and many others.

At this time the cause of death has not been made public, but many friends and family of the late VA flooded Twitter to honor his memory and the times they shared with him.

In addition to the beautiful and heart wrenching tributes posted by Venable’s family and friends, fans of his work have also posted in honor of his time as a voice actor.

Regardless of whether or not you were familiar with Brad Venable and his work as a Voice Actor prior to hearing of his passing today, it is not hard to feel the impact he has had on the industry and on the folks that knew him personally. From all of us here at COGconnected, rest in peace Brad, your legacy will leave on in the games and shows we love. Condolences to his family and friends.