John Cygan

American actor (1954-2017)

John Cygan (April 27, 1954 – May 13, 2017) was an American actor[1] and comedian. He was born in New York City. Cygan was known for his roles as Detective Paulie Pentangeli in The Commish, as Twitch in Toy Story 3 and as "Big Red" in Monsters University. He also provided the voice as Solidus Snake in the Metal Gear Solid video game franchise.

Cygan died of cancer at his Los Angeles, California home on May 13, 2017, aged 63.[2]


  1. "John Cygan". Behind The Voice Actors.
  2. "Metal Gear's Solidus Snake Voice Actor Passes Away At 63".

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