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Robin Sachs Dies: Television and Video Game Community Mourn Loss of Prolific Actor and Voice Artist


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Robin Sachs - the Buffy The Vampire Slayer actor and voice artist on many beloved video games - has passed away, according to an official statement on his website. 

"This is a post we never thought we would have to write..." reads the statement. "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." Sachs will best be remembered for playing Ethan Rayne in Buffy, but he also appeared in films such as Ocean's Eleven and The Lost World: Jurassic Park. He also lent his talents to the medium of video games, providing the a voice for Zaeed Massani in the critically acclaimed sci-fi RPG's, Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3. His other virtual exploits saw him on Rainbow Six: Lockdown, Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds and Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic.

Armin Shimerman, who played bartender Quark in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Principal Snyder in Buffy The Vampire Slayer tweeted: "It is with great pain&shock,Kitty & I mourn the loss of our friend Robin Sachs. All who knew him,knew how special Robin was." And Whedonesque - a blog about Buffy and its creator Joss Whedon - tweeted: "Any Buffy episode with Ethan Rayne was a joy to watch. Robin Sachs was such a good actor."

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Robin Sachs Dies Age 61: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Actor Passes Away Suddenly


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Buffy The Vampire Slayer actor, Robin Sachs, has passed away suddenly, age 61.

The age at which dying seems not merely 'sad', but 'tragic' seems to be growing year on year. It wasn't long ago that reaching the ripe old age of 70 was a decent enough achievement, but now, our 60 year olds look and feel 45 and plenty of people work right into their 70s. So, for Robin Sachs, the actor who played the lead's nemesis in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, to die aged just 61 comes as something of  a shock.

A message, written by his staff, was left on his website giving the news of his death. "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," it read. "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."

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Goodbye, Dear Friend: British Film World Mourns 'Buffy' Actor Robin Sachs


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Robin Sachs, the British actor best known for playing the villainous Ethan Rayne in Buffy The Vampire Slayer, has died at the age of 61.

The London-born star also played the evil General Sarris in Galaxy Guest, reports BBC News. His ex-wife Casey Defranco called him "a wonderful person, extraordinarily talented as an actor."

Staff on Sachs' official website posted a heartfelt message this week. "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," it read. The actor's first film role was with the legendary British Hammer film studio, in the film Vampire Circus. He went on to play Adam Carrington in the 1991 series Dynasty: The Reunion and made appearances in such sci-fi shows as Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager and Torchwood: Miracle Day. Sachs was also a respected theatre actor and starred in touring productions of Hamlet and Twelfth Night. His wide-spanning career also included providing voices for several video games including Mass Effect 2 and 3 and Resident Evil Damnation. 

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