Max Payne voice actor James McCaffrey passes away, tributes pour in

Actor James McCaffrey, who supplied the voice of Max Payne and extra just lately Alex Casey in Alan Wake 2, has died on the age of 65.

In accordance with an announcement given by a consultant of the actor to TMZ, he handed away surrounded by family and friends on December 17, after being identified with a number of myeloma. Fellow actor Kevin Dillon was the primary to publicly acknowledge McCaffery’s dying by way of a put up on Instagram, however there was some preliminary confusion concerning whether or not this was really in reference to the actor, because of the dying of an Irish teenager with an analogous identify being reported across the similar time.

Following affirmation of his passing, Treatment paid tribute to the actor on Twitter. “We’re deeply saddened to listen to in regards to the passing of our beloved buddy and collaborator James McCaffrey, the enduring voice of Max Payne and Alex Casey,” it stated. “His outstanding expertise not solely gave life to our characters but additionally left an everlasting affect on our group. Our hearts exit to his household on this time of loss.”

Alan Wake 2 director Sam Lake stated he was “heartbroken to listen to the unhappy information.” He continued: “We labored collectively for greater than 25 years. He was a beautiful man and an expensive buddy. He was a key a part of the Treatment household. He was a superb actor. Nobody may do what he did higher than him.

“James was Max Payne, Thomas Zane, Zachariah Trench and eventually Alex Casey. I had the honour of sharing Max Payne’s position and Casey’s position with him. He was a pleasure to work with. I’ll cherish his reminiscence and I miss him. My deepest condolences to his household. Relaxation in peace, Jim.”

Rockstar Video games, which printed and owns the IP of the Max Payne collection, tweeted: “Relaxation in Peace James McCaffrey, the inimitable and commanding presence who introduced Max Payne to life.”

In the meantime, r/maxpayne, a subreddit devoted to the video games, has stuffed up with posts from followers paying their very own tributes to McCaffrey, in addition to discussing what his passing and work portraying the character meant to them.

McCaffrey is survived by his spouse Rochelle Bostrom and daughter Tiernan.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *