Rick May Wiki – Rick May Biography
Rick May, a man of many trades, including video game voice acting and teaching, has died, according to Rekindle School. Rick was a teacher at Rekindle School, an independent educational program located in Seattle, Washington.
Rick May Corona Virus
The voice actor suffered a stroke in February, and he was rehabilitating at a nursing home, according to the school’s Memoriam. While he was at the nursing home recovering, he contracted COVID-19.
May was subsequently moved to Swedish Medical Center to receive care, where he died.
Rick May Age
He was 79 years old.
Who is Rick May
According to May’s LinkedIn, he also worked at the University of Washington, teaching voice-over, accents, dialectics and audition techniques.
Fans know Rick May as the voice of many popular video game characters, including Soldier from Team Fortress 2, as well as Peppy Hare and Andross from Star Fox 64.
May, who also had a theatrical career, directed and appeared in hundreds of shows, ranging from musical comedy to Shakespeare. In the Memoriam, he is remembered for many different roles:
The long time artistic director of Renton Civic Theatre and Civic Light Opera, Rick worked over many decades as a freelance actor and director. He also toured in the award-winning one-man play, Bully! An Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt.
His roles included Tevye in Fiddler On the Roof, Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, Ben Franklin in 1776, Teddy in Arsenic and Old Lace, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum, W. O. Gant in Look Homeward, Angel, Oscar in The Odd Couple, Weller in The Gin Game, Sid in Take Me Along, Drummond in Inherit the Wind, and his personal favorite, Matthew the Storyteller in Cotton Patch Gospel, a role he performed for three seasons.