Mexico.- Luis Alfonso Mendoza, renowned voice actor, who was snatched his life with his wife and brother-in-law in a shootout on February 29, 2020.
The actor who has been behind the voice of some of the most beloved characters from series, cartoons and films of recent decades.
Mendoza, who was 55 at the time of his death, voiced the well-known character Gohan in the animated series Dragon Ball and Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory.
But his list of memorable characters is extensive. Here is a brief sample as a tribute:
Bugs Bunny in The Looney Tunes Show
Joey Tribbiani on Friends
Luis in Ant-Man
Leonardo in The Ninja Turtles
Count Pátula in Conde Pátula
Carlton Banks in The Prince of Rap
Caleb at ICarly
Joaquín «El Chapo» Guzmán in Narcos: Mexico
Daniel Larusso at Karate Kid II
Aiacos de Garuda in The Knights of the Zodiac: The Saga of Hades (DVD version)
Dullahan’s Cube in The Zodiac Warriors: The Lost Canvas
Surt of the «Mystic Stone» Stone in The Knights of the Omega Zodiac
Kengo Murasame / Nobunaga Kyota in Slam Dunk
Kon at Bleach
Reiji Namikawa on Death Note
It was the authorities that confirmed the crime, at about 5:38 PM on 29 February, public safety authorities officially reported the incident. Without giving the name of the actor, but contributing with elements that clarify the apparent reasons for the attack:
#SSC took note of the deaths of three people and one injured in the colony #Portales https://t.co/6imfzWI0R1 pic.twitter.com/pSgXY8TiPI
— SSC CDMX (@SSP_CDMX) February 29, 2020
So far, the causes of the shooting and the exact location of the incident are unknown.