“I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color. Mike Henry. Michael "Mike" Henry was born on March 25, ... Born: November 7, 1965 Photos. Henry voiced Family Guy's, Cleveland Brown, since the show first debuted in 1999. 'Family Guy' voice actor Mike Henry says he is 'stepping down' from Cleveland Brown role on animated series The star has voiced the character since the series debuted in 1999. Voice actor Arif Zahir, also known as Azerrz, who does impressions of Cleveland on YouTube, has been tapped to replace Mike Henry, Cleveland's original portrayer. The Wrap 5 White Voice Actors Who Left Their Roles as Animated Characters of Color (Photos) A Family Guy writer and producer, he began acting on the show as part of the recurring cast repertory (see below) but was promoted to main cast member in 2005. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1958-61) and the Los Angeles Rams (1962-64). “It’s been an honor to play Cleveland on Family Guy for 20 years,” he announced on Twitter Friday. Mike Henry will no longer voice Family Guy character Cleveland Brown, becoming the latest white actor to step away from playing a character of color on an animated series. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Mike Henry, Actor: Smokey and the Bandit. Family Guy voice actor Mike Henry, who is white, announced that he will no longer voice Cleveland Brown, an African-American character, on Family Guy or The Cleveland Show. Michael Dennis Henry was born August 15th, 1936. Henry stepped down from voicing… Mike Henry, … Mike Henry is an actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Mike Henry, 54, is an American voice actor, comedian, writer and producer. THE FAMILY Guy voice actor who plays Cleveland Brown and Consuela has stepped down after 20 years to make way for a minority actor. — Mike Henry (@mikehenrybro) June 26, 2020 UPDATE: Fox on Friday released a statement announcing that The Simpsons “will no longer have white actors voice non … He also had voiced the Latin maid, Consuela, in the series. Mike Henry is the voice of Cleveland Brown, John Herbert “The Pervert”, Bruce, Consuela, and various other characters. He was an athletic professional football player at the time he entered the movies. See all photos. Voice actor Mike Henry said Friday on Twitter that he no longer will voice the Cleveland Brown character on Fox’s animated Family Guy.. Henry, who is … Henry, actor: Smokey and the Los Angeles Rams ( 1962-64 ) site won’t allow.. Athletic professional football player at the time he entered the movies the time he entered the movies 54... 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