In accordance with his buddy and appearing scholar, Jennifer Smith, Spellos handed away on Sunday, November 19, on the Francisca Hospice Home in Indianapolis, Indiana, after a battle with pancreatic most cancers. His dying was later confirmed by his buddy Fred Olen Ray on Fb.
“It’s with super disappointment that I have to report the passing of my expensive buddy, Peter Spellos at 2:30am this morning,” Olen wrote in his submit. “A lot of you knew Peter personally. He had extra loving mates than there are stars within the sky. A gentler large by no means existed. A gifted actor, instructor and clever outdated owl.”
Olen continued, “He all the time made me giggle. I can not even recall what number of films we made collectively, however they’d most likely fill a guide… possibly some day they are going to. Goodbye, pal.”
Born on March 1, 1954, Spellos was finest often known as a voice actor, showing in a number of anime collection, resembling Cowboy Bebop, Digimon, Naruto, Outlaw Star, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, and lots of extra.
“Actually saddened to listen to of the passing of buddy and fellow Transformer, Peter Spellos this morning,” wrote voice actor Townsend Coleman on X. “Pete was a terrific actor and the sweetest of people… giving, partaking, and inspiring to all who had the privilege of figuring out him. You might be beloved and missed, Sky-Byte… til all are one.”
Actually saddened to listen to of the passing of buddy and fellow Transformer, Peter Spellos this morning. Pete was a terrific actor and the sweetest of people… giving, partaking, and inspiring to all who had the privilege of figuring out him. You might be beloved and missed, Sky-Byte… til all… pic.twitter.com/D1aiwo31JW
— Townsend Coleman (@IBTALKN) November 19, 2023
He’s survived by his brother, James Spellos. In accordance with Deadline, the household is planning a web based memorial for him, however particulars haven’t but been confirmed.
Try extra tributes beneath.
R.I.P Peter Spellos. Thanks for all of the recollections! https://t.co/MEmvfMKq7L
— Loopy ass moments in Transformers Historical past️ (@TF_Moments) November 19, 2023
A number of mates and I bought collectively at present and took a while to recollect Peter Spellos. We collect these Sky-Bytes from our distant properties in a wake of types, to honor his impression on this fandom and in our lives. Thanks. RIP. pic.twitter.com/3nM8gprQ8A
— Cam, Your Native Toyhax Man (@camzilla51) November 20, 2023
Terrible information at present that Peter Spellos, the voice of RID Sky-Byte, has handed away after a battle with pancreatic most cancers. Not only a TF celeb however an actual a part of our household like no different – a form and sensible man who we’re all higher for having had the possibility to know.
— Chris McFeely (@chrismcfeely) November 19, 2023
Very saddened to listen to of Peter Spellos’ passing. I didn’t know him terribly properly, however he was the sort of man who made everybody really feel like his finest mate and had an irreplaceable vitality that immediately warmed up a room. Farewell, my man. You’ll be missed.
— Thew Adams (@toygrind) November 19, 2023
RIP to the poet, a robotic shark, the legend. Peter Spellos might your Spark rejoin the matrix sir! I’ll miss you my buddy! Now fly Superman! pic.twitter.com/IOUVeyI3RT
— SoundwaveSG1 (@Soundwave_SG1) November 19, 2023
Not solely was Peter Spellos a drive behind the microphone in a number of the characters he delivered to life.
However he actually was such a beautiful man, to satisfy and get to speak to and his presence at previous cons actually introduced one thing particular.
Thanks for all the things… pic.twitter.com/NnfEaTxScs
— Sami Sadek (@Skullgrin14022) November 19, 2023