Saturday, November 12, 2011

RIP Jesús Ferrer

Actor and dubber Jesús Ferrer  dies.
He was a popular face on several series on TV3.

The Catalan actor Jesús Ferrer has died at the age of 67 after a long illness, according to confirmed sources of the Catalan Association d'Actors i Directors of Catalonia. His popular face was due to his presence in the TV3 series as La Riera, Porca Misery, Dynamite, Ventdelplà, Plats Bruts and Estació d'enllaç , his was also one of the most distinctive voices in Catalan film dubbing and television: thus, his vocal cords were usually heard for actors like Harrison Ford, Michael Caine and Clint Eastwood.

An occasional film actor (he was in films like "Mejor que nunca" and "El Coronel Macià") TV and Castilian (appeared in television films and miniseries such as 23 F: El día más difícil del Rey, La Bella Otero and TV series such as Central Hospital or Moncloa , Tell me? ), Ferrer was also the institutional voice for several years on the station COM Ràdio and recorded a lot of public service commercials.

Jesús Ferrer was the Catalan voice of Gian Maria Volonté in "Fistful of Dollars" (1964), William Berger’s voice in "Keoma" (1975) and the Castilian voice of Boots Sutherland’s in "Troublemakers" (1994).

FERRER, Jesús (Jesús Ferrer Baza)
Born: 3/28/1941, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Died: 11/7/2011, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Jesús, Ferrer's westerns - voice actor:
Fistful of Dollars - 1964 [Catalan Spanish voice of Gian Maria Volonte)
Keoma the Avenger - 1975 [Castalan Spanish voice of William Berger]
Troublemakers - 1994 [Castilian Spanish voice of Boots Southerland] 

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