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William Frederick Knight

Actor, Voice Actor
6 December 1933 to 8 November 2022

An American actor, who was best known for providing the English dubbed voices for Japanese anime. Knight had several small live-action roles, including in Star Trek (1966-1967), Knight Rider (1986) and Navy Seals (1990), before he found his niche in voice acting. His voice appears in such popular anime as Akira (1988), various Ghost in the Shell films and series, including the original movie (1995-2022), Gungrave (2003-2004), Paranoia Agent (2004), Naruto: Shippūden (2007-2016), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2022), and many more – almost 300 credits in total. He also provided voices for games, including Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (2003), Tony Hawk’s Project 8 (2006), The Darkness and Final Fantasy IV (both 2007).

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