Norm Spencer the voice behind Cyclops of the classic X-Men The Animated Series has passed.
He voiced the character, which remains one of the most popular X-Men in the franchise, in 68 episodes of the series, from 1992 to 1997.
New of Spencer’s passing became public when his X-Men co-star Cathal J. Dodd, who voiced Wolverine, shared a tribute to the actor on social media. Dodd took to Twitter to so say that he would miss his longtime friend and how difficult it was to hear about his passing.
“Lost my dear friend and cohort Norm Spencer,” Dodd wrote in the tweet. “What a sad day. Norm was the voice of Cyclops on X-Men: The Animated series. He was a genuine character and sweetheart. I will miss you Cyc. Sorry about the ‘convertible’ Bub. See ya later my friend.”
In addition to voicing Cyclops on X-Men: The Animated Series, Spencer also reprised the role for a few other projects. His Cyclops showed up in a couple of episodes of Spider-Man: The Animated Series, as well as video games like X-Men: Children of the Atom, X-Men vs. Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter, and Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes.
You can stream all of the X-Men The Animated Series now on Disney+.