Reports: ‘Mighty Morphin Power Ranger’ Actor Robert Axelrod Dies at 70

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Senior Reporter
Jack Phillips is a reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
September 8, 2019 Updated: September 14, 2019

Robert Axelrod, the voice of Lord Zedd and Finister in the original “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” series, has died. He was 70.

His agent issued a statement on his passing.

“Robert enjoyed meeting his fans and inspiring them to follow their passions,” his agent said in statement to TheWrap. “His beautiful and kindred soul will never be forgotten and we take comfort in knowing his memory will live on in all those he inspired, met and knew.”

He also told TMZ: “It is with a heavy heart that we write that client, Robert ‘Bob’ Axelrod passed away yesterday in Los Angeles at the age of 70.”

Axelrod voiced a number of characters on cartoon shows, including “Digimon” and “Samurai Pizza Cats.”

He also appeared in the 1995 Michael Jackson video for “Stranger in Moscow.”

Axelrod is survived by one sister.

And a GoFundMe page has been set up to cover his final expenses and memorial services.

His most recent credit was comedy-thriller, “Induced Effect.”

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Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Senior Reporter
Jack Phillips is a reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.