pic.twitter.com/AXy8t0KfdD, RELATED: Mike Henry to stop voicing Black character on 'Family Guy', RELATED: Netflix teases 'Father of the Bride 3(ish)' reunion special coming this week. 2w Reply. sonictrev19. Zahir - who goes by the name of Azerrz on YouTube - is known for doing video impersonations of former President Barack Obama, Cleveland Brown, and Donald Trump, Variety reported. Arif Zahir, Actor: Eraser. By Arif Zahir. He has posted lots of videos on -Youtube and he has been getting millions of likes on it. Even though Henry, who voiced the character since the series' debut in 1999, will no longer voice Brown, Henry will remain a voice performer on the show, according to The Wrap. Arif also said in a statement "I'm eternally grateful to have received this once in a lifetime opportunity,". The actor is known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown. Mike Henry had voiced Cleveland since 1999, but announced he was stepping down in June. "When I heard that Mike Henry was stepping down from the role of Cleveland Brown- my favorite cartoon character of all time- I was shocked and saddened, assuming we’d never see him again. At the time Arif Zahir said, "I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color". The YouTube star has more than six million subscribers. His work is praised by the audience. "Family Guy" says actor Arif Zahir will take over the voice of Cleveland Brown in the Fox animated series. Family Guy have announced that YouTuber Arif Zahir will voice the role of Cleveland Brown on the show going forward. Arif Zahir, the new voice of Cleveland on "Family Guy," and producers Rich Appel and Alec Sulkin talk how the YouTube star landed the gig. Just ask Arif Zahir, a YouTube impressionist who makes videos where he pretends to be famous people/fictional characters in Omegle chats or while playing video games. naestravelbook. Zahir, who is Black, is a YouTuber with more than 6 million subscribers. YouTuber Arif Zahir will take over for voice actor Mike Henry, who left the role this year after saying that "persons of color should play characters of color." Arif Zahir has gone from mimicking the character to actually playing him, as he is replacing Mike Henry in the upcoming 19th season come 2021-2022. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Nigggggga this is azzers on YouTube he literally do any voice impression. He better go back to it. Zahir - who goes by the name of Azerrz on YouTube - is known for doing video impersonations of former President Barack Obama, Cleveland Brown, and Donald Trump, Variety reported. Earlier this week, "Family Guy" was renewed for two more seasons. Arif Zahir is even available on his Youtube. Arif Zahir is an actor and composer, known for Eraser (2016), How It Should Have Ended (2005) and G.P.A. "To Mike Henry, Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin and Seth MacFarlane, thank you for this incredible gift. He can also do Obama, Trump, Ted, Stewie Griffin, 21 Savage, and other voices as well. Zahir, a YouTuber with more than 6 million followers, will replace Mike Henry in the upcoming 19th season, Fox announced Friday. Azerz. He has got lots of viewers and subscribers on his Youtube Channel. Mike Henry had voiced the Cleveland character The Associated Press contributed to this report. Arif Zahir, a YouTuber who has made a name for himself doing impressions of Family Guy 's Cleveland Brown, has been officially cast as the character. The Youtuber is spot on with Cleveland's impression, but that is not the only impersonation he is good at. Arif Zahir is a YouTuber with more than 6 million followers, known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown from "Family Guy.". Arif Zahir was chosen to play Cleveland for the 19th season in 2021-2022. Wtf man lol. Mike Henry had voiced the Cleveland character since the beginning but has stepped down in June of 2020, as did other White voice actors playing Black characters. Arif also said in a statement "I'm eternally grateful to have received this once in a lifetime opportunity," he said. Arif Zahir, known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown from "Family Guy," has gone from mimicking the character to actually playing him. He is spot on with many of his voice imitations, check it out. YouTuber Arif Zahir will take over for voice actor Mike Henry, who left the role this year after saying that "persons of color should play characters of color. Arif Zahir … Slate played the mixed-raced Missy on Netflix's "Big Mouth" and Bell voiced Molly on Apple TV Plus's "Central Park.". 2w Reply. The actor is known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown. The announcement comes nearly three months after voice actor Mike Henry, who is white, announced he would stop portraying the show's main African American character because "persons of color should play characters of color.". 2w Reply. Arif Zahir Will Be Voicing The Character Of Cleveland. And to the millions of fans who love this show, I promise not to let you down.". Zahir will begin voicing the character during the show's 19th season, which just started production. ", FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2010 file photo, actor and show co-creator Mike Henry appears with signage for his animated series "The Cleveland Show" at a panel discussion at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif. 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Arif Zahir is a YouTuber with more than 6 million followers, known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown from "Family Guy." Earlier this week, "Family Guy… (2018). Y’all better go check bro out. I v-volunteer as tribute #clevelandbrown #MikeHenry #familyguy #voiceactor @mikehenrybro @FamilyGuyonFOX pic.twitter.com/Qla58e6Z9t. ", I promise I won’t let you down! josiahwilliamz. uglyboyron. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. "WHATS POPPIN by Jack Harlow IN VOICE IMPRESSIONS! Zahir, who is Black, is a YouTuber with more than 6 million subscribers. Zahir, who is Black, is a YouTuber with more than 6 million subscribers. "Firstly, I’m eternally grateful to have received this once in a lifetime opportunity," Zahir said in a statement he tweeted out. The actor is known for his impressions of Cleveland Brown. Arif Zahir has gone from mimicking the character to actually playing him, as he is replacing Mike Henry in the upcoming 19th season come 2021-2022. "Family Guy" showrunners have found their new Cleveland Brown voice -- it's a Black YouTuber who can handle the role with ease, and probably a few others on the show too. Author: TEGNA Published: 4:02 PM EDT September 25, 2020 Updated: 4:02 PM EDT September 25, 2020 "Family Guy" says actor Arif Zahir will take over the voice of Cleveland Brown in the Fox animated series. 2w Reply. Zahir will begin voicing the character during the show's 19th season, which just started production. "I love this character, but persons of colour should play characters of colour," Henry said at the time. 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