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Voice actor Mark Dodson dies in Evansville: 'Return of the Jedi,' 'Gremlins'

Voice actor Mark Dodson, known for "Star Wars" and "Gremlins," died in Evansville. His sudden passing has left fans heartbroken.

Voice actor Mark Dodson, known for his iconic roles in "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" and "Gremlins," tragically passed away in Evansville, Indiana over the weekend. The news of his death came as a shock to many, especially since he was scheduled to attend the Evansville Horror Con.

Dodson, aged 64, had a prolific career voicing numerous characters in movies, TV shows, video games, and commercials. Some of his most memorable roles include Salacious Crumb in "Return of the Jedi," various Gremlins and Mogwai in "Gremlins," and zombies in "Day of the Dead." His unique voice and sound brought life to each character he portrayed, leaving a lasting impact on audiences.

The talent agency Stellar Appearances, representing Dodson, confirmed his passing on Saturday. They paid tribute to his contributions to both the Star Wars universe and the horror community, highlighting his versatility and talent in bringing characters to life through his voice.

Evansville Horror Con also expressed their sorrow at Dodson's sudden death, describing him as a beloved member of the horror community. They encouraged fans to remember the joy and laughter he brought into the world through his work, emphasizing that his legacy will endure through his memorable performances.

While an official cause of death was not disclosed, Dodson's daughter revealed that he had suffered a heart attack in his sleep. The family has requested privacy during this difficult time as they come to terms with their loss.

Mark Dodson's untimely passing has left a void in the entertainment industry, with fans and colleagues mourning the loss of a talented voice actor who left a lasting impression with his exceptional skills. His work will continue to be cherished and remembered by all who had the pleasure of experiencing his talent. Rest in peace, Mark Dodson, your legacy will live on.

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