Actor Rene Auberjonois passed away on December 8, 2019 due to metastatic lung cancer. He was 79 years old at the time of his passing.
Auberjonois provided the voice of Natori in the English dub of The Cat Returns anime film. He was also Professor Genius in the English version of the Japanese-American co-produced film Little Nemo – Adventures in Slumberland. He also provided voices for a number of animated series and games.
Auberjonois is best known for such roles as Odo in Star Trek: Deep Space 9, Father John Mulcahy in the 1970 MASH film, and Clayton Runnymede Endicott III in Benson.