Jason Zumwalt

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Jason Zumwalt
Born Jason Michael Zumwalt
(1975-09-18) September 18, 1975 (age 39)
Glendale, Arizona, USA
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 2004–present
Height 6 feet 2 inches (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[edit]

  • 16w - 2004
  • Recount - 2008
  • Playing With Guns - 2010
  • Bobby Khan's Ticket to Hollywood - 2011
  • Sweet Mary and Jane - 2012
  • The Lil' Dictator Part 1 - 2012
  • The Lil' Dictator Part 2 - 2012
  • Volcano - 2014 (upcoming)
  • Flock Of Dudes - 2014 (upcoming)

Television[edit]

  • Doing His Best James Dean - 2007
  • Code Monkeys - 2007
  • Douchebag Beach: A Love Story - 2008
  • God's House - 2009
  • Your Dungeon, My Dragon - 2011 (web series)
  • Outlands - 2013

Video Games[edit]

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.