G1 Voice Actor Jeff MacKay passes away

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    TVSquad.com is reporting that Jeff MacKay has passed away at the age of 60. Known for roles in "Magnum, P.I" and "JAG", he is perhaps best known to Transformer fans as the voice of the Aerialbot Fireflight in the original 80's cartoon.

    TV Obits: MacKay, Cohen, Crane, Theobald - TV Squad
     
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    Sorry to hear that. RIP Jeff MacKay, aka Fireflight. You will be missed. :( 
     
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    RIP Mr MacKay...
     
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    It's never easy to report news like this.

    RIP Mr MacKay.
     
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    :rip  Mr.MacKay
     
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    Rip--wasnt he "Rick" on Magnum PI?
     
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    No, he played Mac and, after Mac was killed off, con artist Jim Bonig.

    This is so weird, I was just watching a couple of season eight Magnum, P.I. episodes last night where MacKay played the Mac character as a sort of ghost/angel following Magnum around. What incredibly strange timing.
     
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    Im not very familiar on the guy but RIP :( 
     
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    :rip  Mr. Jeff MacKay. We'll miss you deeply.
     
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    R.I.P. Mr. MacKay.
     
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    Awww man! I may not have heard of him much, but he certainly must have been quite an awesome actor! :cry  RIP - You will be missed greatly!
     
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    Whoa. So he was the "Time has little to do with infinity and jelly doughnuts" guy?
     
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    Rest in peace Mr. MaKay. I wish I had known you better, yet you will be missed.
     
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    Yep.
     
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    Another important Voice Over actor passed away today: Don LaFontaine. For those of you who don't know him, he was the voice of many trailers and tv promos since the 70's. He's the guy from the Geico Commercial. RIP to both of this great actors.
     
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    Hey, I know that guy. The movie voice guy. RIP to Mr. LaFontaine too. :( 
     

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