Mass Effect, Dragon Age voice actor Robin Sachs has died at age 61

In saddening report that developed yesterday, Mass Effect and Dragon Age voice actor Robin Sachs has passed away. According to Sachs’ website, his passing is being described as "sudden and unexpected."

Better known to many as Zaeed Massani in the Mass Effect series and Lord Pyral Harrowmont in Dragon Age: Origins, Sachs was a gifted voice actor and performer, as he was also seen in several films, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Ocean’s 11.

BioWare release the following statement regarding the news of Sachs’ passing:

"Our thoughts are with Robin's family and friends during this difficult time, and we thank him for bringing Zaeed to life in the way that only Robin could.”

In addition, Sachs’ website published the following article which reveals how saddening this is to those closest to the talented Robin Sachs:

This is a post we never thought we would have to write…

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Robin Sachs.

Please join us in raising a glass to Robin – goodbye, dear friend. Thank you for all the laughter and the cookies. We will miss you so very much.

Di, Sharon and everyone at

Our thoughts and prayers extend out to the family of Robin Sachs and to all those who are directly impacted by his passing, including BioWare.

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