Tony Jay

British American actor

Tony Jay (February 2, 1933 – August 13, 2006) was a British movie, television, radio, voice, and stage actor who is mostly known for his deep voice and for his voice roles in as Shere Kahn in The Jungle Book 2 and as Claude Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Jay is also known for playing villain roles in voice and live-action movies.

Jay was born on February 2, 1933 in London, England, and was educated at the Pinner County Grammer School. Jay became a U.S. citizen.

Jay was married to Marta MacGeraghty from 1974 until his death in 2006. Jay died on August 13, 2006 in Cedars-Sinia Hospital in Los Angeles, California from complications of lung cancer after having surgery to remove the tumor, he was 73 years old.[1]


  1. "Daytime Emmy nominated Tony JayLoses Fight to Recover". Archived from the original on 2006-09-07. Retrieved 2010-04-14.

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