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Cranky Kong Cartoon Voice Actor Aron Tager Dies at 84

Aron Tager, the voice of Cranky Kong in the Donkey Kong Country animated series, has passed away. He was 84.

Tager was a Canadian voice actor, actor, and artist who was known for his love of painting. According to Tager's Wikipedia page, he had numerous art exhibitions over the years, and won many accolades for this work as well.

As an actor, Tager appeared in many films, such as X-Men, Murder at 1600, and The Salem Witch Trials. In TV, he was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E TV series: A Nero Wolfe Mystery, and like in film, he appeared in minor roles in countless shows, such as At the Hotel, Earth: Final Conflict, and Relic Hunter.

Tager also performed many voices for characters in animated children and adult shows over the years, including Kranky Kong in Donkey Kong Country, which is undoubtedly where most gamers will know him from.

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