She was known for voicing Misato Katsuragi in the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion.
This Thursday, the death of the Mexican dubbing actress, Toni Rodríguez, at age 51, was announced, without the causes of her death being known so far.
Toni Rodríguez, who voiced Misato Katsuragi in the Latin American version of Evangelion, sadly died on April 22.
The news was released by several of her fellow union members, including actor Lalo Garza, who posted a message with his condolences.
Born in 1969, Toni Rodríguez began her career at the Sylvia Derbez Academy, although her first role came with the series Beverly Hills 90210.
Her career was full of important characters, the most recognized being Misato Katsuragi in Evangelion, Libby in Sabrina, the teenage witch, and many others.
Toni Rodríguez had great participation in the anime, collaborating on series such as Death Note, Yu-Gi-Oh! Superchamps, Pokémon, and Hamtaro, just to name a few.
Her classmates describe her as cheerful and friendly.
The actress also participated in various video games, including League of Legends, where you can hear her say the Lux and Tristana lines .
If you are a fan of fighting games, you can also hear her impersonating Kitana and Mileena.
At only 51 years old, Toni Rodríguez left a legacy that will be remembered by thousands of followers, who will remember her with great affection every time we see her characters.
Without a doubt, her loss will continue to suffer, but her voice will accompany our games in the summoner’s rift and even our fatalities in Mortal Kombat.
Who was Toni Rodríguez?
Throughout her more than 20-year career, Toni Rodríguez lent her voice to different characters from movies, cartoons, and video games, where you have surely heard her more than once.
One of her most remembered roles was that of being the first voice of Misato Katsuragi in the dubbing of Evangelion, in addition to having participated in other anime such as Death Note , where she played Kiyomi Takada , Miyuki Mamiya in Suikoden Demon Century, and Rammona in Pokémon .
In addition, he also gave life to Smurfette in the two live-action films The Smurfs, Liz Sherman in Hellboy, a Nakoma in Pocahontas, and Perdita in 101 Dalmatians: The Series.
In video games, we can hear her voice in the famous League of Legends game, in Mortal Kombat 11, where she played Kitana and Mileena . She also did some voices for The Division 2 and LEGO Avengers.
Rest in peace, Tony Rodríguez.