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Tekken's Heihachi Mishima voice actor dies, aged 57

on 19 January 2010

The voice behind Tekken’s Heihachi Mishima, Daisuke Gori, has been found dead in a suspected suicide in Nanako, Japan. He was 57.

According to reports, Daisuke was discovered in the street having died from what authorities believe to be a knife wound to his arm. Furthermore, a knife and will were found nearby.

Gori had provided the voice of Heihachi for over a decade, beginning with the critically acclaimed Tekken 3. He also played Edge Master in Soul Calibur and had numerous roles in several high profile games, including Star Fox 64, Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops and Ninja Gaiden II.