J. Michael Tatum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
J. Michael Tatum
TATUM.jpg
Tatum making a heart at a fan during the Otakon 2011 Hetalia voice actor autograph session.
Born John Michael Tatum
(1976-05-25) May 25, 1976 (age 37)
McKinney, Texas
Other names John Knell
Occupation Voice Actor
ADR Director
Script Writer
Years active 1999-present[1]

John Michael Tatum (born May 25, 1976 in McKinney, Texas) is an American voice actor, ADR director, and script writer at Funimation/OkraTron 5000 who provides voices for a number of English versions of Japanese anime series, and video games.

Biography[edit]

In 2005, Tatum was discovered by Funimation warhorse and ADR director Christopher Bevins, who cast him as Rikichi in Samurai 7. Tatum has been cast in several notable roles, including Kyoya Ootori in Ouran High School Host Club, Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler, France in Hetalia: Axis Powers, and Eneru in One Piece. Recently, he was cast as the voice of Erwin Smith in the English dub of Attack on Titan.

From January 2010 to January 2014, John hosted That Anime Show with friend and co-worker Terri Doty and ADR Engineer Stephen Hoff.[2] Numerous times, he has expressed his deep love for anime, Doctor Who, Vincent Price, and William Shakespeare.

Filmography[edit]

Anime roles[edit]

1999

2002

2004

  • Case Closed - Harrison Blackwell, Matthew Martin, Dr. Clemendale

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Video game roles[edit]

ADR Staff Credits[edit]

Voice Director[edit]

Script[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crystal Acids J. Michael Tatum Page". Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  2. ^ "T.A.S. Crew". thatanimeshow.com. 

External links[edit]