Family Guy Finds New Cleveland Voice

Around the same time the producers of The Simpsons decided that they wouldn’t cast white voice actors to play any characters of color on the animated series, Family Guy followed suit when Mike Henry announced that he would step down from voicing Cleveland Brown, a staple recurring who also got his own spin-off series for a few seasons.

Now, after The Simpsons found a new actor to voice Homer’s friend Carl, Family Guy has done the same by announcing a new voice for Cleveland Brown. Voice actor Arif Zahir has landed the role of Cleveland Brown, and if you’re worried that the character won’t sound like he usually does, Zahir cleared up any concerns by giving fans a taste of his performance. Listen to the new Cleveland voice actor below. Read More »