‘Bob the Builder’ voice actor ,William Dufris, dies

Carla Harmon
March 27, 2020

We heard on Wednesday that famous Bob The Builder Voice Actor, William Dufris has passed away.

There is a hole in a lot of people's hearts right now."We will have more to say later". "The Vault of Horror", William Dufris, has died from cancer", the Tweet read.


William started his voice performing profession in London and labored on quite a lot of BBC Radio performs alongside notable names comparable to Kathleen Turner, Sharon Gless, Stockard Channing, and Helena Bonham-Carter. As for his voice-acting resume, he also contributed to audio drama productions of Spider-Man, Judge Dredd, Voyage and An American Werewolf in London.

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In each episode, the crew would be summoned to take on a major construction project, and upon obtaining his assignment, Bob would address his crew and ask, "Can we build it?" - to which his "staff" replied in unison, "Yes we can!"

Dufris had worked in the animation and voice acting industry for decades, lending his voice to characters from the United States version of Bob the Builder and other children's cartoons, as well as several video games in the 90s and early 2000s. "Dufris also lent his voice to other projects such as "Rocky and the Dodos", X", "Angel Cop" etc. The company's twitter handle broke the news of Dufris' death.


He also co-founded a number of audio production companies throughout his career. They have referred to him as the original voice behind the character Bob from Bob The Builder.

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