Jason Zumwalt

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Jason Zumwalt
Born Jason Michael Zumwalt
(1975-09-18) September 18, 1975 (age 39)
Kingman, Arizona, USA
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 2004–present
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Jason Zumwalt (born September 18, 1975) is an American actor and scriptwriter, best known for his role as Roman Bellic in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV.[1]

Career[edit]

Zumwalt began his acting career in 2004, playing a small role in the short film 16w. From then until 2008, he took small roles in low-budget films, television series and video game roles to make a living.

In 2008, Zumwalt was hired by Rockstar Games as a voice actor in their video game Grand Theft Auto IV, playing the role of protagonist Niko Bellic's cousin Roman. Upon release, Zumwalt's character was critically well-received due to his distinctive accent and humorous dialogue. To this day, Grand Theft Auto IV is still his most notable role.[1]

In 2014 Zumwalt co-wrote the script for the dramatic thriller Urge, alongside Aaron Kaufman.[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2004 16w
2008 Recount
2010 Playing With Guns
2011 Bobby Khan's Ticket to Hollywood
2012 Sweet Mary and Jane
2012 The Lil' Dictator Part 1
The Lil' Dictator Part 2
2014 Volcano
2014 Flock Of Dudes
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Doing His Best James Dean
2007 Code Monkeys
2008 Douchebag Beach: A Love Story
2009 God's House
2011 Your Dungeon, My Dragon Web Series
2013 Outlands
Games
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Grand Theft Auto IV Roman Bellic Voice & Mo-Cap
2008 Saint's Row 2 Vlad
2009 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent
2009 Grand Theft Auto: Episode From Liberty City Roman Bellic DLC Pack Featuring:
The Lost & Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
2010 Red Dead Redemption Pedestrian / Background Character
2010 Mafia II Capt. Terrance Stone / Civilians
2014 Far Cry 4: Hurk's Redemption Hurk Captor DLC Only

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chester, Nick (14 May 2008). "Jokes, people: Roman voice actor really paid, Rockstar 'more than generous'". Destructoid. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Smith, C. Molly (29 September 2014). "Casting Net: Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall join 'Vacation;' more". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  3. ^ White, James (29 September 2014). "Pierce Brosnan Feels The Urge". Empire. Retrieved 30 September 2014.