No, the VA isn't dead or anything, but with him having been diagnosed with end stage COPD and a couple blocked arteries, his time as the voice of Frieza has likely come to an end forever. Freeza, more commonly spelled as Frieza in the Funimation dub, is the main antagonist of the Dragon Ball franchise. English voice actor battling potentially fatal lung disease He was the descendant ofChilled, the second son ofKing Cold, the younger brother ofCooler, and the father ofKuriza. Pauline Newstone is an actress, known for Mummies Alive! On top of being an extraordinarily talented actor, Christopher Ayres is one of the most thoughtful, selfless people I know. Aono ultimately died in 2012 due to complications from the stroke. The job of a voice actor is a particularly important one: to bring a character and anime to life. Frieza(フリーザ,Furīza?, or Prince Freeza1) is a fictional supervillain from the Dragon Ball universe created by Akira Toriyama. Frieza (フリーザ, Furīza) is the emperor of Universe 7, who controlled his own imperial army and is feared for his ruthlessness and power. The character first appears in the Dragon Ball manga, followed by Dragon Ball Z. Frieza also appears in the television special Bardock: The Father of Goku, a few Dragon Ball Z movies, the special Plan to Destroy the Saiyans, and in Dragon Ball GT. In the meantime, Damian Mills has stepped in to replace him and apparently provided a few lines in the past couple of episodes of Super. Frieza in his first form. “The voice of Frieza needs us! In the case of Frieza, the character’s voice actor is none other than Ryusei Nakao. If … Takeshi Aono, Kami's Japanese voice actor, suffered a stroke in between the Frieza and Cell Sagas, so Bin Shimada took over for his final few appearances. According to the Daizenshuu, Frieza was also inspired by Toriyama's second editor, Yū Kondō.. Frieza is one of the villains in the series who possesses an entire range of transformations, each one being quite different than the others. Frieza is the catalyst antagonist of the entire franchise, as it is his actions that led toGokuarriving on Earth. Dragon Ball Z has been especially lucky to have a magnificent cast, both Japanese and English, of voice actors. (1997), Dragon Ball Z (1996) and Beast Wars: Transformers (1996). According to Akira Toriyama, Frieza's design is an amalgamation of what he thought monsters looked like in his childhood. Pauline Newstone, Actress: Mummies Alive!. Frieza(フリーザ,Furīza) was the prince and the emperor of theuniverse, who controlledhis own imperial armyand was feared for his ruthlessness and power. He is the descendant of Chilled, the second son of King Cold, the younger brother of Cooler, and the father of Kuriza.Frieza is the catalyst antagonist of the entire franchise, as it is his actions that led to Goku arriving on Earth. Sean Christian Schemmel (born November 21, 1968) is an American voice actor, anime dubber, musician, and writer who has worked for Funimation, OkraTron 5000, NYAV Post, 4K Media Inc., Central Park Media, and DuArt Film and Video.He has provided voices for English adaptations of Japanese anime, as well as various other animated series and video games.