Actress and voice actress Juli Erickson has announced on the Facebook page of her husband, actor and voice actor Grant James, that James passed away on November 23, 2022. He was 87 years old at the time of his passing.

James was born in 1935. He earned an MFA in 1962, and married Erickson in 1986. They were married for 36 years. James and Erickson taught acting classes, and according to Erickson, that earned them “recognition of being The Godfather and Godmother of Acting in Dallas.”

James’ anime credits include: Zeff in One Piece, Scar’s Master in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Tokio in Hal, Mujika in Mushishi, Sirius in Nabari no Ou, Kido in Baki the Grappler, and Number Zero in 009-1. He also provided voices in such anime as Dragon Ball Z, D.Gray-man, Fairy Tail, Darker than Black, Detective Conan (aka Case Closed), The Sacred Blacksmith, Samurai 7, Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Speed Grapher, and Soul Hunter.

James was involved in film, television, stage, and audiobooks.

Source: ANN