Voice actor Jim French, who’s voiced several popular characters in Valve games, has passed away this week at the age of 89.
French’s most notable was Bill, one of the playable characters in Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2. Other notable roles include Father Grigori in Half-Life 2, Elder Titan in Dota 2, and The Fisherman in Half-Life 2: Lost Coast.
French was also a noted radio producer and host for several years, creating the show Imagination Theatre for Seattle’s KIRO station and later its KIXI station. He also created a production company, also called Imagination Theatre, which created several other radio programs.
Game Informer offers its condolences to French’s family and friends.