illiam Dufris, who voiced the title character in animated children’s series Bob the Builder, has died of cancer at the age of 62. He was Born in 1958, Dufris started voice acting in London during his early 20s. Pocket Universe Productions, which Dufris co-founded, confirmed the news on Twitter Tuesday. Dufris died due to cancer on 24th March 2020.
We are heartbroken to announce that the co-founder of @pocketplot and the director of “EC Comics Presents… The Vault of Horror”, William Dufris, has died from cancer.
There is a hole in a lot of people’s hearts right now. We will have more to say later.
Bless you, Bill. pic.twitter.com/QHrZ69i6ti
— Pocket Universe Productions is Staying Home! (@PocketPlot) March 24, 2020
Dirk Maggs tweeted on Dufris’ demise, “A bright light has gone out in the world.”
RIP BIll Dufris. A Prince. The love and craft he brought to everything he acted in from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN thru ‘Judge Cal’ in JUDGE DREDD, to Steve Baxter’s VOYAGE in 1999, & our recent collaboration on THE X-FILES. A bright light has gone out in the world. Love ya, Bud. pic.twitter.com/agDKzeldE1— Dirk Maggs (@DirkMaggs) March 24, 2020
Fans Reacted on his death :
William Dufris, the first voice of Bob the Builder in the U.S., has died. https://t.co/VsxDSHZRse— Nickandmore! (@nickandmore) March 26, 2020
The US voice of Bob the Builder from the beloved children’s show of the same name, William Dufris, has sadly died at the age of 62 from cancer.— Simon A. (@BabyLamb5) March 25, 2020
Rest in peace, William. Thanks for encouraging us to solve problems with a positive attitude, and for being part of my childhood. pic.twitter.com/yCac4UpNLk
This is disrespectful to William Durfis, the voice actor of Bob the Builder who recently died. His character didn’t deserve this.— Walasqueegee (@walasqueegee) April 14, 2020
It really sad that the voice of Bob the builder is dead, can we get F for honoring him— MrStealYourmeme (@MrStealYourM3me) April 8, 2020
William Dufris, ‘Bob the Builder’ Voice Actor, Dies at 62 https://t.co/BYNxipBHPR— LadyWarAnon⭐⭐⭐ (@ChristinePolon1) April 6, 2020
Our dead are never dead to us until we have forgotten them.” Said by George Eliot
In the moment of this crisis we lost an Amazing Artist , Rest in Peace.
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