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Rick May
Born (1940-09-21)September 21, 1940
Died April 8, 2020(2020-04-08) (aged 79)
Occupation Voice actor, teacher, director, actor

Rick May (September 21, 1940 – April 8, 2020) was a voice actor from Seattle. He voiced the Soldier in Team Fortress 2 and Peppy Hare in Star Fox 64. He also voiced many other characters from other video games. May was infected with COVID-19 in March 2020 and later died on April 8.


  • Peppy Hare and Andross - Star Fox 64
  • Dr. M - Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
  • The Soldier - Team Fortress 2
  • Genghis Khan - Age of Empires II
  • Dadfish and Marty Sardini in Freddi Fish 5.
  • Wingnut in Pajama Sam 2.


On May 1, 2020, a Valve made an update to Team Fortress 2, dedicating their tributes to Rick May, who voiced Soldier. They added memorial statues of Soldier to various maps in-game for the rest of May 2020, as a tribute for Rick May's work for his work on voice-acting.

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