My thoughts exactly. changing voice actors with meg worked but this late in the show I'd rather they just come up with some storyline about how he left again if they cant find a very close match. He was conceived during the seventh-inning stretch of a Cleveland Indians game. Henry said the role should go to a 'person of colour' as he broke the news to fans. So if Cleveland's last words in the show are 'I can't breathe.' It's not a racial thing - just busy schedule. Zahir will take over as Cleveland … There's a new "Family Guy" voice actor who can say, "My name is Cleveland Brown." Michael Robert Henry (born November 7, 1965) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, director, writer and producer. Wait, can the voice actor who voices Joe walk in real life? Negative. Voice actor Mike Henry announced he'll no longer be playing the role of Cleveland Brown on the long-running animated sitcom. Cleveland Orenthal Brown, Sr. is a supporting character on Family Guy, and central character in the spin-off series, The Cleveland Show, which reduced him to a guest character on Family Guy until he returned. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Henry said he wanted to give the opportunity to play the character to a black actor. Arif Zahir, known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown from "Family Guy," has gone from mimicking the character to actually playing him. Overabundant gratitude. "Family Guy" is the latest animated programme to commit to reserving non-white character roles for actors of colour, with "The Simpsons", "Big Mouth", and "Central Park" also making similar commitments in recent months. Fox has found the new voice of “Family Guy’s” Cleveland Brown. He is the token black guy in the neighborhood and a sort of novelty in Quahog which is exemplified in his trip to Barrington Country Club in "Fore Father". Voice actor Mike Henry has announced that he is stepping down from his role as Cleveland Brown on Family Guy. FAMILY Guy producers have cast YouTuber Arif Zahir as the new voice of Cleveland Brown after the original voice actor quit. By Leah Asmelash, CNN. Now that Mike Henry (Voice of Cleveland, Rallo, Herbert the perv,and Bruce) has stepped down from voicing Cleveland and Rallo the question remains as to who will voice Cleveland and Rallo?This is just my opinion as to who I think Cleveland Brown and Rallo new voice actor Will be. The decision comes nearly three months after Mike Henry, 54, announced his resignation in the wake of George Floyd's death, saying an actor of color should play the character. A big change is coming to Family Guy, as the actor who voices Cleveland Brown quits in order to allow a Black actor to take over the role.The decision is just the latest in an avalanche of White voice actors leaving roles that should be played by Black voice actors. 'Family Guy' finds a new voice for Cleveland Brown in YouTuber Arif Zahir, known for his voice impressions. Series creator Seth MacFarlane and showrunners Rich Appel and Alec Sulkin announced the casting of the voice actor on Friday (25Sep20), just months after white star Henry walked away from the character to leave the part open for an actor of colour. Mike Henry, Actor: Family Guy. Voice actor Arif Zahir has landed the … Arif Zahir has gone from impersonating "Family Guy's" Cleveland Brown on YouTube… to being cast as the new voice of the character on the actual show. Arif will debut his Cleveland Brown voice in the 19th season of "Family Guy", which is set to air in 2021 and 2022. new voice of cleveland brown. Fox has landed YouTube star Arif Zahir as the new voice of Family Guy's Cleveland Brown.Zahir will be taking the character over from Mike Henry, who announced in … Zahir, a YouTuber with more than 6 million followers, will replace Mike Henry in the upcoming 19th season, Fox announced Friday. Azerrz (a YouTuber) Arif Zahir, known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown from "Family Guy," has gone from mimicking the character to actually playing him. Share 1 Comments. “Family Guy” says actor Arif Zahir will take over the voice of Cleveland Brown in the Fox animated series. In a recent tweet, Pierce provides himself as a possible prospect for the role. Now that Mike Henry (Voice of Cleveland, Rallo, Herbert the perv,and Bruce) has stepped down from voicing Cleveland and Rallo the question remains as to who will voice Cleveland and Rallo?This is just my opinion as to who I think Cleveland Brown and Rallo new voice actor Will be. Disney's Investor Day: Marvel, Star Wars, and More Live Recap . I hate this whole thing but id give it to Azerrz... Hes a talented dude and deserves notoriety... And he is black. Leslie Baker from the Office could do it maybe haha. As one of Peter Griffin's neighbors and friends, Cleveland is also one of the few recurring African American characters on the show. 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