There has been an update to this article, unfortunately, Billy Kametz has passed away.
There is great news coming from GoFundMe, a Campaign for Voice Actor Billy Kametz is near its goal. On April 26th, Billy Kametz revealed in a YouTube video that he has been diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer, he mentioned that 10 weeks ago he felt pain in his left shoulder blade. After having difficulties going to the bathroom and keeping food down, he went to the doctor and got a CAT scan. Kametz has started chemotherapy and radiation therapy. He has been out of the hospital for about two weeks.
Kametz will be taking a break from voiceover work, and other voice actors are replacing him for any current and ongoing roles. He will move back to Pennsylvania to be with his family. He stated he will open up a PO Box for those who want to send him anything after he moves.
Later that week, a GoFundMe campaign was launched and reached $84,280 US Dollars. Today, the campaign has surpassed its previous goal ($100,000 US Dollars) and a new goal has been set of $150,000.
The campaign stated the money raised will go toward travel, insurance costs, medical bills not covered by insurance, and everyday life necessities.
Kametz is known for such roles as Josuke in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Naofumi in The Rising of The Shield Hero, Galo in Promare, White Blood Cell in Cells at Work!, and Rui in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. If you would like to donate to his campaign, click here.
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