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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Cui with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Dragon Ball

Cui is one of Frieza's henchman. He and Vegeta had a rivalry going on for a long time, until Vegeta finally showed his superior strength by killing him when confronting each other on Planet Namek.

In the English version of Dragon Ball Z anime, Cui was first voiced by Ian Corlett in the Ocean Group dub.

In the FUNimation dub of Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Z Kai, Cui was voiced by Bill Townsley.
Created by ItachiIshtar on Jun 27 2010
Dragon Ball Z (1996)
CuiIan James Corlett
Ian James Corlett
Dragon Ball Kai (2010)
CuiBill Townsley
Bill Townsley


I personally feel Bill Townsley is the superior Cui, especially in Dragon Ball Z Kai.



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Vocal Evolver
said at 12:49 PM on Sun Apr 8 2018
 1 Shout Out!
Bill Townsley in Kai > Ian James Corlett > Bill Townsley in Z.
said at 9:21 PM on Sat Apr 7 2018
Ian James Corlett did a really good take on Cui, one that I didn't think Bill Townsley matched when the episodes were redubbed. His voice didn't stand out and his delivery was wooden as Hell. Thankfully, Cui's future video game appearances and especially the Kai dub gave Bill a chance to correct his performance and now I'd say he's even better than Ian was, which is why he gets my vote here.
said at 2:38 PM on Thu Mar 29 2018
I'm gonna give this one to Bill, but Ian did a pretty good job too.
8000 Saiyans
said at 1:27 PM on Thu Oct 19 2017
 4 Shout Outs!
Bill and Ian are pretty good, but Bill is better.
Shaun Ince
said at 7:19 AM on Tue Oct 11 2016
 3 Shout Outs!
Oh yeah, I'm going with Bill Townsley here when it comes to Cui. His reprisal in the Kai dub is much better & he got the opportunity to add a little more personality to the role.

Ian James Corlett is pretty good as well. I was surprised that he voiced him all those years back. It sounds a tad blander than Bill in this role which kinda holds him back. My vote goes to Bill.
said at 5:02 PM on Sat Apr 9 2016
 4 Shout Outs!
Bill Townsley plays the snivelling rival of Vegeta perfectly. I'm glad that Bill was able to reprise because in Kai he really shined there.

Ian James Corlett - I'm surprised that it was him all along, for the most part he played Cui well making him very menacing and crafty, though the throat sounds like he could use a lozenge.

I like both but Bill added a bit more to the role so I'll go with him.
said at 5:23 PM on Mon Mar 7 2016
 3 Shout Outs!
1. Bill (Kai)
2. Ian
3. Bill (Z)
said at 12:53 PM on Sun Feb 14 2016
 1 Shout Out!
I think it was Ian Corlett who voiced Cui in the Ocean dub, not Jason...
said at 2:05 PM on Sun Feb 14 2016
@Redeye64 Hadn't Ian left by the time they did the Namek Saga?
said at 8:20 PM on Mon Feb 22 2016
@Kioea He left after Secrets Revealed (where Vegeta killed Dodoria) and Peter didn't take over the role until Stay Away from Frieza (King Kai warns of course). Ian could've done some more roles before he left.
said at 5:20 PM on Tue Feb 23 2016
I think you could possibly be right, actually (though I could be wrong as well). It's Cui's yell at the point I'm linking that I think sounds a lot like Ian's Goku yells at times:
said at 7:45 AM on Sat Dec 12 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Both do a good job but I feel that Jason's voice fits Cui's "coward who's in over his head" character more.
said at 10:30 PM on Fri Aug 23 2013
 6 Shout Outs!
1. Bill Townsley (Kai)
2. Jason Gray Stanford
3. Bill Townsley (Z)
said at 2:08 PM on Fri Aug 30 2013
@OldSchoolFTW Agreed. Bill was REALLY wooden for most of his performance in the Z redub, but his Kai performance was even better than Jason's.
said at 3:40 PM on Fri Aug 30 2013
IKR? Exactly how I feel about this one.
said at 11:24 PM on Fri Mar 8 2013
 5 Shout Outs!
I prefer Bill's Kai performance.
said at 7:51 PM on Sun Jun 27 2010
Bill Townsley was a bit better IMO. Though I do think he was a bit better in Z. I also heard someone else played him in the original Funi dub of the Frieza saga flashback (whom Bill redubbed for the remastered boxset).
said at 8:22 PM on Mon Feb 22 2016
@PurpleWarrior13 That was someone of the same race as Cui. That character was voiced by Britten and Bill redubbed later.
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Ian James Corlett
Bill Townsley