Robert Axelrod Dies: Voice Of Lord Zedd In ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ Was 70
Robert Axelrod, the voice of Lord Zedd and Finister in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 70. No cause was given.
Axelrod was a popular attraction at various Comic Cons. His agent said he would bring “Tears to the eyes of grown men when he would whisper the iconic voice of Lord Zedd in their ears. There was nothing he loved more.”
Axelrod had a varied career as a musician, actor and voice character, and played Lord Zedd in “Mighty Mophins Power Rangers: Live” in 1996. His resume included Digimon (where he played Armidillomon and Wizardmon) and many other television series. He was also in over 30 feature films, such as The Blob.
Born in New York City and raised there, Axelrod broke into show business via commercials, then moved to off-Broadway plays at the Soho Avant-Garde Theater as a teen.His most recent credit was the 2019 comedy thriller, Induced Effect.He is survived by a sister. A GoFundMe page has been set up to to cover his final expenses and memorial service, which will be held at Rangerstop.com in Orlando, FL on Saturday, November 9, 2019.