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This article is about a/an list of deceased actors/actresses in the Power Rangers franchise.
This article covers Power Ranger-related actors who have passed away in order of their passing.

Bob Manahan

August 23, 1956 – June 30, 2000 (Age: 43)
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Known as: voice for Zordon (Mighty Morphin to In Space). Cause of death: Heart aneurysm

Erik Frank

October 14th 1971 – April 16th 2001 (Age: 29)
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Known as: Tommy Oliver's brother David Trueheart (Zeo).
Also the real-life brother of Tommy's actor, Jason David Frank.
Cause of death: Unspecified illness

Bert Kramer

October 10, 1934 – June 20, 2001 (Age: 66)
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Known as: General McKnight in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. Cause of death: Melanoma

Thuy Trang

December 14th 1973 – September 3rd 2001 (Age: 27)
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Known as: Trini Kwan, the first Yellow Ranger (Mighty Morphin). Cause of death: Car Crash

George 'Buck' Flower

October 28, 1937 – June 18, 2004 (Age: 66)
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Known as: Bearded Man (In Space), Homeless Man (Lightspeed Rescue), and the Bartender (Time Force). Cause of death: Unspecified cancer

Jack Banning

August 21, 1931 – July 10, 2005 (Age: 73)
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Known as: Professor Phenomenus Ingenious (In Space and Lost Galaxy). Cause of death: Pneumonia

Bob Papenbrook

September 18, 1955 – March 17, 2006 (Age: 50)
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Known as: voices for Rito Revolto and Deviot, as well as various monsters such as the second voice for Saliguana, Showbiz Monster, the second voice for Snizzard (Mighty Morphin), the first voice for Silo, Punch-A-Bunch, Borax the Varox (Zeo), Amphibitor, Torch Tiger (Turbo), Sting King, Lunatick, Spikey (In Space), Radster (Lost Galaxy), Fireor, Thunderclaw (Lightspeed Rescue), Univolt , Artillicon (Time Force), Bell Org, and Mike the Fishing Store Clerk (Wild Force). Cause of death: Chronic lung complications

Machiko Soga

March 18th 1938 – May 7th 2006 (Age: 68)
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Known as: Rita Repulsa (Mighty Morphin Season 1) and Mystic Mother (Mystic Force) (archived footage from Zyuranger and Magiranger),

Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer

Edward Laurence Albert

February 20, 1951 – September 22, 2006 (Age: 55)
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Known as: Mr. Collins (Time Force). Cause of death: Lung cancer

Richard Grant

July 14, 1928 – December 24, 2007 (Age: 79)
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Known as: Jera (Lost Galaxy). Cause of death: Natural causes

Richard Genelle

October 12, 1961 – December 30, 2008 (Age: 47)
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Known as: Ernie (Mighty Morphin to Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie). Cause of death: Heart attack

Frank Salsedo

May 20, 1929 – July 3, 2009 (Age: 80)
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Known as: Sam Trueheart (Alien and Zeo). Cause of death: Natural causes

Peta Rutter

December 31, 1959 – July 20, 2010 (Age: 50)
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Known as: Udonna, the White Mystic Ranger (Mystic Force). Cause of death: Complications from a brain tumor

Gardner Baldwin

March 22, 1951 – September 7, 2011 (Age: 60) Gardner Baldwin Known as: voice of Snow Monster (Mighty Morphin). Also portrayed Karl Ziktor/Grimlord in VR Troopers, another series that Saban produced in the 1990's. Cause of death: Heart attack

Richard Rabago

August 14, 1943 – May 17, 2012 (Age: 68) Richard-rabago-hd

Known as: Master Lee (Mighty Morphin).

Also portrayed Tao Chong in  VR Troopers, another series that Saban produced in the 1990's.

Cause of death: Natural causes

Maurice Mendoza

July 26, 1974 – August 13, 2013 (Age: 39) Mauricemendoza Known as: Richie (Mighty Morphin). Cause of death: Unknown

Alissa Ann Smego

May 25, 1975 – October 5, 2013 (Age: 38)
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Known as: Shawna Hilton (Mighty Morphin). Cause of death: Suicide

Jon Simanton

September 4, 1970 – February 17, 2015 (Age: 44)
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Known as: Lerigot (Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie and Turbo). Cause of death: Natural causes

Brad Orchard

1958 – August 27, 2015 (Age: 57) Known as: various monsters, including Pipebrain, Centiback, Tube Monster, Ravenator (Mighty Morphin), Hydro Hog (Alien), Mace Face, Main Drain, Stenchy (Zeo), the Horror Bulls, and Hoothead (In Space). Cause of death: Complications from a stroke

Grant McFarland

1947 – November 20, 2018 (Age: 71)

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Known as: Sensei Kanoi Watanabe, Lothor (Ninja Storm and Dino Thunder), and Daisuke (Samurai). Cause of death: Natural causes

Pua Magasiva

August 10, 1980 – May 11, 2019 (Age: 38)
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Known as: Shane Clarke, the Red Wind Ranger (Ninja Storm and Dino Thunder). Cause of death: Suicide

Alistair Browning

February 8, 1954 – June 2, 2019 (Age: 65)
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Known as: voice for Zenowing, the Dino Charge Silver Ranger (Dino Super Charge), as well as Jake Brooks (Ninja Storm), and voices for Pollinator (Dino Thunder), and Green Monster (S.P.D.). Cause of death: Unspecified form of cancer

Cody Slaton

July 9, 1983 – July 25, 2019 (Age: 36)
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Known as: Young Bulk (Mighty Morphin to Zeo). Cause of death: Blood clot in lungs

Robert Axelrod

May 29, 1949 – September 7, 2019 (Age: 70)
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Known as: voices for Lord Zedd and Finster, as well as voices for Lokar, Chunky Chicken, Eye Guy (except in first appearance, where he was voiced by Richard Cansino), Goo Fish, Two-Headed Parrot, Grumble the Elf (Mighty Morphin), the first voice for Mutantrum (Lost Galaxy), and Thin Man (Time Force). Cause of death: Complications from spinal surgery.

Jack Donner

October 29, 1928 – September 21, 2019 (Age: 90)
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Known as: Commander Kinwon in Power Rangers in Space. Cause of death: Natural causes

Bruce Allpress

August 25, 1930 – April 23, 2020 (Age: 89)[2]
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Known as: Master Phant and the voice of Jungle Fury Elephant Ranger in Power Rangers Jungle Fury Cause of death: complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).[3]

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