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Bob the Builder voice actor William Dufris dies of complications from cancer at 62By Maddison Leach| 2 hours ago

Bob the Builder voice actor William Dufris dies of complications from cancer at 62By Maddison Leach| 2 hours ago

He appeared in several BBC radio plays alongside legends like Kathleen Turner, Sharon Gless, Stockard Channing, and Helena Bonham-Carter. He had been a significant part of the character until 2006, which includes close to 75 episodes. "The Vault of Horror, ' William Dufris, has died from cancer", Pocket Universe Productions tweeted Tuesday.

Between 1998 and 2006, he portrayed Bob the Builder in the USA and Canada. In addition, he collaborated with audio drama writer/director Dirk Maggs on audio adaptations of The Amazing Spider-Man (here, he voiced Peter Parker), Judge Dredd, and An American Werewolf in London. A bright light has gone out in the world. But he will always be remembered for his voice in Bob The Builder.

Dufris also voiced Bob in a number of North American direct-to-video projects.

In his varied career, Dufris also voiced Rocky's best friend Elvis and Dougan the red walrus in the children's stop motion TV series Rocky and the Dodos for Cosgrove Hall and dubbed several anime films such as X and two of the Lupin III films.

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