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Earl Boen, voice of LeChuck, dies at 81 06 Jan, 2023 / 2 comments

Variety is reporting that Earl Boen, who memorably provided the voice of the villainous ghost pirate LeChuck in the Monkey Island series up through Tales of Monkey Island, has passed away at the age of 81.

Though his voice work was particularly prolific, the veteran actor was well known for his appearances as Dr. Peter Silberman in the first three Terminator movies among countless roles across film and television. Though Boen had been retired since even before Tales, it was said that his enthusiasm for performing as LeChuck led him to nevertheless reprise the character for that project and the Monkey Island special editions that were produced around the same time. His contributions as Guybrush's arch-nemesis will endure. R.I.P.

Comments: 2 / Source: Variety

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    Kroms on 07 Jan, 2023, 07:03…
    Condolences to his loved ones. He was very talented. "Monkey Island" wouldn't be the same without him.
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    OzzieMonkey on 07 Jan, 2023, 00:51…
    Devastating news, Cancer sucks. What a legacy he left though. The best evil pirate voice ever dot com.

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