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English Voice Actor for Geralt in The Witcher Series Announces Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

By Xueyang
Jun. 7, 2023 updated 09:52

Doug Cockle, the English voice actor for Geralt in The Witcher series, recently announced on Twitter that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He stated that it was discovered during a routine check-up and that he is currently undergoing treatment. Cockle also reminded men over 50 to regularly undergo PSA (prostate-specific antigen) testing as a precautionary measure.

Cockle has been voicing Geralt since 2007, including in The Witcher (2007), The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011), The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015), and its DLCs, Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine. In 2015, he received a Golden Joystick award for his performance in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Source: Twitter