You saw the best in all of us and brought it out. You treated me like family, and called me your little brother. You motivated & inspired us. Our bond & friendship these past few years is something I will treasure forever. I love you @bradvenable I miss you brother pic.twitter.com/URPRVRgPro
— Brian Olvera @ Home Studio (@LiveStudioBrian) January 8, 2021
With the permission of his wife, I’m posting this video for you @bradvenable. Once I can gather my thoughts tomorrow, I’ll record them when I’m not a goddamn mess. You’ll tell me to let it all out, but man, if I do, I’d be crying forever. My brother. I love you so much. pic.twitter.com/S8x7fEjiTD
— Darrel J Delfin (@DarrelJDelfin) January 8, 2021
Very sad to have lost one of the nicest and most giving talents in the voiceover business. @bradvenable was a sweetheart of a man and would help you with anything you needed. Ridiculously talented and a real treasure. R.I.P. Brad. I will miss our chats. #voiceovers #voiceover
— Terry Daniel (@voiceoversbytd) January 8, 2021
If you didn’t know @bradvenable, you were missing out. He was kind to every single person he knew. I don’t think he gave himself the credit he deserved, but he was always there to be supportive of his colleagues, no matter what stage they were at in their career.
— Erica Mendez (@tsunderica) January 8, 2021
Among many other parts, Venable played V’s familiar Griffon in Devil May Cry 5, as well as playing roles in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold Wars, the recent Demon’s Souls remake, and Final Fantasy 7 Remake. He also played Daz in the English dub of Attack on Titan, and played roles in My Hero Academia, Hunter x Hunter, and Dragon Ball Super.
IGN sends its condolences to Venable’s family and friends.
Joe Skrebels is IGN’s Executive Editor of News.