Dan Green (voice actor)

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Dan Green
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Dan Green, c. 2005.
Born James Hadley Snyder
(1975-02-07) February 7, 1975 (age 39)
San Rafael, California, U.S.
Other names Jay Snyder, Jack Bean, James Hadley, Tom Wilson, James Snyder, Chris Banks, J.K. Elemeno, Sandy Parks, Sandy Williams, Frank Brown, Jean Matthews
Occupation Voice actor, ADR director, ADR script writer
Years active 1993-present
Known for The voice of Knuckles and Yugi Mutou
Notable work(s) Sonic the Hedgehog (series)
Yu-Gi-Oh!
Pokémon
Spouse(s) Michal Friedman
(2008-2011; her death)
Children Jackson James Snyder
Reverie Vivian Snyder

James Hadley "Jay" Snyder,[1] also known as Dan Green,[2] (born February 7, 1975)[2] is an American voice actor, voice director and script adapter who has worked for 4Kids Entertainment, DuArt Film and Video, NYAV Post and Central Park Media. He is best known as the voice of Yugi Muto from Yu-Gi-Oh!, Trudge from Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic X and some of the Sonic the Hedgehog video games, and is also known for his script adaptions of Kurokami: The Animation and Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.

Early life[edit]

Green was born in San Rafael, California.[3] He attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey,[4] and studied acting at the Juilliard School in New York City.[3]

Personal life[edit]

In 2008, he married Michal Lura Friedman, a singer and fellow voice actress who died on November 25, 2011, from complications during childbirth.[2][4][5] The twins she carried were delivered successfully, and fans have initiated charity efforts to provide for the children,[2][6] Jackson James Snyder and Reverie Vivian Snyder.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Voice roles[edit]

Animation[edit]

Live-Action Dubbing[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Production Credits[edit]

Voice Director[edit]

Script Adaptation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Snyder Twins | Jay". Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Duell, Mark (December 8, 2011). "Jay Snyder and Michal Lura Friedman: Father left to raise twins". Daily Mail. "Snyder, who also uses the name Dan Green is a voice-over artist known for the Pokémon and Yu-Gi-oh films, and the Tekken and Sonic the Hedgehog video games, and the American Dub of Sonic X" 
  3. ^ a b "Dan Green biography". TV.com. 
  4. ^ a b Zanoni, Carla (December 3, 2011). "Singer Michal the Girl Dies After Giving Birth to Twins". DNAinfo. 
  5. ^ "Voice Actress, Singer Michal Friedman Passes Away". Anime News Network. November 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ Evans, Heidi (December 8, 2011). "Readers open hearts to widowed dad of twins". New York Daily News. "Jay Snyder ... a 41-year-old actor and freelance voiceover artist" 
  7. ^ "Obituary: Michal Lura Friedman". The State. Legacy.com. December 1, 2011. 
  8. ^ TheSynderTwins.com

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Preceded by
Scott Dreier
English voice of Knuckles the Echidna (video games)
2005-2010
Succeeded by
Travis Willingham
Preceded by
Brian Drummond
English voice of Knuckles the Echidna (broadcast TV series)
2003-2006
Succeeded by
Travis Willingham
Preceded by
Bill Wise
English voice of Knuckles the Echidna (anime)
2003-2006
Succeeded by
TBA
Preceded by
Phillip Bartlett
English voice of Mewtwo (anime)
2001
Succeeded by
Miriam Pultro