Yoda Voice Actor Tom Kane Retires After Stroke Takes Away His Voice

Skywalker Saga will be his last game.

Like many voice actors, you may not know what Tom Kane looks like — but Star Wars fans will probably know his voice. Across his three decades of work, he has given voice to Yoda, Admiral Ackbar, Qui-Gon Jinn, C-3PO, Magneto, Professor Utonium, and Darwin, the chimpanzee from The Wild Thornberries. Yoda is easily his most-reprised role, so if you’ve ever played a Star Wars video game, from The Clone Wars to The Skywalker Saga, you’ll have heard him.

Sadly, following a serious stroke at the end of 2020, Tom Kane has been “forced into early retirement” at the age of 59, according to his daughter, Sam, who posted a statement on Facebook.

Read the full article on nintendolife.com