The video game industry and the world of acting are in mourning, as the American actor Earl Boen died at the age of 81. Although the causes of his death were not confirmed by his relatives, it is known that he was diagnosed with lung cancer at the end of 2022. The actor is mostly remembered for the film saga The Terminator, where he played the psychologist Peter Silberman. Likewise, he appeared in movies like Alien Nation and The Man with Two Brains, as well as in popular series like ALF. His name will be familiar to gamers, as he was part of important franchises, including Call of Duty, Metal Gear Solid, Monkey Island, Psychonauts, among others.
Earl Boen, an actor with a great legacy for video games
Along with his acting career in movies and series, Boen achieved an outstanding presence in the voice acting industry. She participated in cartoons, radio adaptations and various video games. He is recognized for being LeChuck in the Monkey Island saga and Sergei Gurlukovich in Metal Gear Solid 2. He also played Terenas Menethil II in World of Warcraft and The Butcher in Psychonauts. As if that were not enough, his career also includes games like Icewind Dale 2, Fallout Tactics, Star Trek: Voyager – Elite Force, Soldier of Fortune, among many others. Fans of The Terminator and video games used social networks to recognize the actor’s career and thank him for all his legacy in both industries. Some people shared videos with scenes where Boen demonstrated his potential and delighted us with his performances. Cinema and video game creatives took the opportunity to also pay tribute to him.
I want to remember the late, great Earl Boen with a supercut of all his work as Sergei Gurlukovich in METAL GEAR SOLID 2: SONS OF LIBERTY.
Rest in peace, Earl. pic.twitter.com/StBlt6xa1a— José Mellinas ❗ (@JoseMellinas_) January 7, 2023
Earl Boen as Dr. Silberman encountering The Terminator again in T3: Rise Of The Machines will always be hilarious. #EarlBoen #RIPEarlBoen #terminator #T3 pic.twitter.com/2hotchJTxH— MOVIEDEATHS (@MOVIEDEATHBLOWS) January 6, 2023
We at WTTSpod send our condolences to Earl Boen’s family, colleagues and loved ones. Likewise, we wish that you find peace in his final rest. Font