Christopher Ayres, best known for his voice acting for Frieza from the Dragon Ball franchise dies at the age of 56 on 18th October 2021. Chris Ayres was battling disease over the years, as he underwent a double lung transplant after being diagnosed with the end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease back in 2017 so basically, it was a long battle but in the statement, the cause of death was not mentioned. Back then, they did share updates on his health issues on social media, including his hospital stays and surgeries about his battle with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease. Hope he rests in peace and our condolences for his loved and near ones. The news has been shared by his girlfriend, Krystal LaPorte where she put out the statement in social media writing briefly about her relationship with him that how they both lived together, and how showered generosity and gentleness towards his loved ones and the people around him.
— Krystal LaPorte (@WowSuchKrystal) October 19, 2021
Krystal LaPorte wrote the statement quite well explaining that he went away in peace held closely by his mother, brother, and girlfriend. It has also been revealed in the statement, where he did the things one last time like watching charlie Chaplin musicals with his girlfriend and listening to his mother telling stories about his childhood. She also shared how Chris loved his fans and all the people who knew him, that he was glad to meet. She thanks everyone who stayed and supported him. Krystal LaPorte also shared her feelings for Chris Ayres, that she will forever be in love with him and misses him ‘being his girl’ forever. We hope his family and his girlfriend stay connected to remember Chris Ayres forever. She also states that if anyone wants to do anything for him, then be like Chris and share love and pass it on to another in the world because that’s what is needed out there with generosity.
Chris Ayres is best known for his role as iconic Dragon Ball villain Frieza, whom he voiced in the anime series Dragon Ball Z Kai and Dragon Ball Super, as well as in the anime films Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ and Dragon Ball Super: Broly. He also voiced Frieza in the Dragon Ball series of video games from 2010 to 2018. His other film work includes Gintama: The Movie and Sengoku Basara: The Last Party, while his other video game work includes The Last Remnant. Ayres first took on the role of Frieza in the Dragon Ball series after joining Funimation’s dub of Dragon Ball Z Kai. He continued to be a part of the franchise, ending with the Dragon Ball Super: Broly movie. Chris Ayres’s other roles include Kei Kurono in Gantz and Prince Soma in “Black Bulter,” along with voice acting he also did some stage drama and worked as ADR director and scriptwriter for numerous English dubs. If you wish to watch the anime TV series, Dragon Ball and its other sequels you can check these sites and explore them: AnimeVibe, VVR, Funimation, Hulu, Amazon Prime, AnimeTwist.