Thanks to social networks, it was announced that voice actor Dário de Castro died yesterday (15), at the age of 72, from complications caused by the coronavirus.
Famous for portraying Russell Crowe, Liam Neeson, William Hurt, and Dolph Lundgren in most of his films, Dário was also an actor and voiceover director.
Known for his Carioca accent, he entered the world of dubbing in 1978, at the Herbert Richers studio, via Cinevideo and Televox.
Since then, he has dubbed several films and animations, giving voice to Captain John Smith in “Pocahontas”, Clayton in “Tarzan” and Febo in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”.
He also wowed comic book fans by voicing Scott Summers / Cyclops in “X-Men: The Animated Series”.
Among his main works giving voice to Crowe are the hits “Gladiator”, “Robin Hood” (2010), “The Man with the Iron Fists”, “The Man of Steel”, “Noah”, among others.
On his Facebook profile, Guilherme Briggs mourned the loss of his colleague, saying:
“Today is a very sad day for me and for all the Brazilian voice actor. It is with extreme regret that I inform you that one of our most beautiful and classic voices, dear Dario de Castro, passed away this Thursday, April 15, 2021, victim of Covid.
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