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Old 05-26-2006, 04:14 PM   #1
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RIP Velasco

When updating an article for that online encyclopedia Wikipedia, I came across the small-time actor known as Kay E Kuter. I only knew Kay Kuter as the posh and dull voice of Griswold Goodsoup; a character featured in The Curse of Monkey Island. He was one of my favourite characters because of his certain ramblings on about the past and his strange little stories; but he had a wonderfully wise-sounding voice. He also appeared as Dockmaster Velasco, which despite the certain accent, I instantly recognised that old wise rumble.

Kay E Kuter died in November 2003, which I had no idea about- its three years ago now but it still hit me profoundly. Since 1997 I had grown up with the slow wise-witted words of Griswold on Blood Island of which, like Velasco could do humour even amongst those serious words. But though he has gone and that same wise rumble will never be heard again in any new concept, he will definately live on forever in the voices of Griswold Goodsoup and Velasco as long as the games are played.

RIP Kay E Kuter, Bartender and Sea-man


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Old 05-27-2006, 05:36 AM   #2
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That is sad It really reminds you of the often forgotten human side of computer game characters.
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Old 05-27-2006, 07:35 AM   #3
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He also had a role in Gabriel Knight 2, which is a FMV game. Someone said he was one of the few actors who knew how to be natural in front of the camera in that game. If you're curious about what he looked like, here is the trailer for GK2. His role wasn't that big, but he did it well.

He really had a lovely voice. It's sad that he's gone.


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Old 05-27-2006, 07:53 AM   #4
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Truly sad. He did indeed have a very nice, warm voice. :~


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Old 05-28-2006, 08:27 PM   #5
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Poor Guy!


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Old 05-29-2006, 10:59 AM   #6
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That is really sad, and I loved his voice as well

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