The dubbing world is in mourning and it is that this Tuesday the unfortunate death of the actress and dubbing director, Diana Pérez, best known for giving voice to Jessie, a member of the Rocket team in Pokémon, was announced.
Through a statement, Doblaje Mexicano confirmed the news recalling the work and trajectory, which began in November 1994, of whom he also lent his voice to play Bonnie’s mother in Toy Story.
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“It is with deep grief that we report that actress and dubbing director Diana Pérez has passed away. The eternal voice of Jessy from Team Rocket. Rest in peace.”
Diana, who was born on January 26, 1970, voiced more characters like Kagura from Inuyasha; Hilda Spellman in Sabrina, the teenage witch; Frida Suárez in El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera; among others.
Until now, the cause of the dubbing actress’s death is unknown, but what is certain is the great legacy she leaves behind.
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Our condolences and respect for the union and the family of Diana Perez: actress and director who sadly is no longer with us.
So many representative roles, so many characters, so many generations marked …
Rest in peace 💔🖤🤍 pic.twitter.com/rhKsoux55F
– Mexican Dubbing (@ytadobmex) April 28, 2021
With famous phrases from Jessie, a character for whom she has been known since 1997, friends, acquaintances and followers of Diana, said goodbye to her on social networks.
The voice of Diana Pérez, in Jessie from Team Rocket, is part of the magic that the Pokémon anime has in its Latin dubbing.
The good thing about any production is that they are immortalized, they are not just a memory, they are there for you to enjoy today and forever. pic.twitter.com/7O3O1CK6h8
– I’m not Scorph (@nosoyscorph) April 28, 2021
Rest in peace Diana Perez, who protected the anime world from devastation by playing Team Rocket’s Jessie in Pokemon and by being the first voice of Luffy from One Piece. She also played Aunt Hilda in Netflix’s Sabrina, The Teenage Witch and Sabrina. pic.twitter.com/84EWKk40sR
– Carlos Armando Ramírez Blanco (@dufaux_armando) April 28, 2021
I really admire the work of the voice actors, unfortunate about Diana Perez, her voice is recorded forever in many characters including Jessie from Team Rocket in Pokémon⚡ and Kagura🌸 in Inuyasha.
“I am the wind, because the wind is always free.” pic.twitter.com/I7eW1SNSlJ
– Sɑn † i (@santivilladiaz) April 28, 2021
Thanks for everything! Diana Pérez, Actress and Director of Dubbing, Voice of Jessie from Team Rocket # Pokémon ❤️🚀
Voice of several Characters that Marked the Industry of Many of Us for more than 20 years #QEPD 🌎✨ pic.twitter.com/yaGuKGON2e
– Pokémon GO GDL (@PokemonGo_GDL) April 28, 2021
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