J. Michael Tatum

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J. Michael Tatum
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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 38)
McKinney, Texas
Other names John Knell
Occupation Voice actor, ADR director, ADR script writer
Years active 2004-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]

Voice cast[edit]

Anime[edit]

1999

2002

2004

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

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Video games[edit]

Crew Work[edit]

ADR voice director[edit]

ADR script adaptation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crystal Acids J. Michael Tatum Page". Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  2. ^ "T.A.S. Crew". thatanimeshow.com. 
  3. ^ "Free! Eternal Summer English Dub Casts J. Michael Tatum as Rei". Anime News Network. November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ 2K Australia, Gearbox Software. "Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!". 2K Games. Scene: Closing credits, 4 minutes in. 
  5. ^ "Special Operations Squad: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 2". Attack on Titan. Episode 15. August 16, 2014. Adult Swim.
  6. ^ "Free! Eternal Summer, It’s our last dub cast announcement for Free!..." (Tumblr). Free! Funimation Tumblr. 2014-11-16. 

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