Mass Effect voice actor Robin Sachs has died at 61

By Dave Cook
6 February 2013 13:00 GMT

Actor Robin Sachs – the voice of Zaeed in Mas Effect 2 & 3 – has died aged 61.

Image Credit:

The BBC reports that London-born actor Sachs, who was also known for his role of Ethan in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, died this morning.

In a statement posted on Sach’s official website, staff paid tribute to the actor, “Please join us in raising a glass to Robin – goodbye, dear friend. Thank you for all the laughter and the cookies. We will miss you so very much.”

His ex-wife Casey Defranco also offered condolences, adding that Sachs was “a wonderful person, extraordinarily talented as an actor.”

Here’s a clip of Sachs in action as Mass Effect 2 bounty hunter Zaeed:

Watch on YouTube

Thanks to EvilChickenSWE for the clip, and PCGamesN for the tip.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 merch