December 2, 1952 |
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
|Education||John Hersey High School|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
He attended John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and the University of Chicago, as well as Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He studied acting further at the Organic Theater in Chicago in 1972-1978. Szarabajka's surname, pronounced [ʂaraˈbajka] in Polish, means "gray fable". In 1982, he had a supporting role in the Costa-Gavras film Missing.
His acting resume is extensive, appearing in numerous television programs including The Equalizer, Profit, The X-Files, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Charmed, Roswell, 24, Max Steel, The Inside, and Law & Order. In 1994 he portrayed "Matthew Stoner" in Babylon 5 episode "Soul Mates". He is known for his role as Mickey Kostmayer in the 1980s show The Equalizer, as well as for his recurring role as vampire hunter Daniel Holtz in the cult series Angel, the spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He played the lead role in Stephen King's Golden Years.He appeared in Bioshock Infinite as Cornelius Slate.
Szarabajka has also contributed his voice to several audio books, notably "Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates" by Tom Robbins, for which he won the 2001 Audie Award for Best Fiction, unabridged, Fear Nothing and Seize the Night by Dean Koontz, several roles in a Grammy nominated audio dramatization of The Maltese Falcon, Rising Sun by Michael Crichton, Nelson Algren's Walk on the Wild Side, and the much lauded The Mark of Zorro opposite Val Kilmer.
Additionally, he provided the voice for antagonist Dmitri Yuriev in the Xenosaga series and for The Master of Whispers in the game Guild Wars: Nightfall and for Emile Dufraisne in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent., in addition he played the role of Detective Gerard Stephens in the Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight and voiced Dr. Terrence Kyne for the animated sci-fi horror movie Dead Space: Downfall based on the Dead Space video game. He also voiced a minor character in Condemned 2: Bloodshot named Inferi. He also is the Archangel Azrael in Darksiders: Wrath of War and played a very small role in Dragon Age: Origins as a nameless dwarf collecting nugs. He plays the Reaper Harbinger, the main villain of the video game Mass Effect 2, as well as a few minor characters. In 2008, he voiced Venom in Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. In 2010 he voiced the Autobot Ironhide in Transformers: War for Cybertron and Mr. Freeze in Young Justice. He also provides the voice for Gilgamesh in the video game, Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. He also provided the voice for Joshua Graham in Honest Hearts, downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas.
His most recent roles include the narrator Detective Herschel Biggs in the video game LA Noire, the Chaos Advisor and Captain Apollo Diomedes in Relic Entertainment's Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution, Laserbeak in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Bastion in X-Men Destiny, several voices in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Ronan the Accuser in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Living Laser in Ultimate Spider-Man, Azrael The Narrator in Darksiders, the Crowfather in Darksiders II, the Witch-king of Angmar in Guardians of Middle-earth, Russman in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the Ur-Didact in Halo 4, General Spencer Mahad in Dead Space 3, and Cornelius Slate in BioShock Infinite.
Szarabajka reprised his role as Ironhide in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.
He has two sons: Caleb and Jack.
|1987||The Misfit Brigade||Old man|
|1991||3×3 Eyes||Professor Fujii
|1992||Under Cover of Darkness||Clayton Dooley|
|1993||A Perfect World||Terry Pugh|
|1998||Dancer, Texas Pop. 81||Squirrel's Father|
|2002||We Were Soldiers||Diplomatic Spook|
|The Wild Thornberrys Movie||Poacher (voice)|
|2008||The Dark Knight||Stephens|
|Dead Space: Downfall||Dr. Kyne (voice)|
|2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Laserbeak||Nominated - Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Ensemble
Shared with the entire cast
|2013||The Insomniac||Ted Lemont|
|2000||Star Wars: Force Commander||Dewback Trooper/Infiltrator/TIE Fighter Pilot|
|2001||Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge||Additional Voice|
|2003||James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing||Arkady Yayakov|
|2003||Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge||Kahn|
|2004||Viewtiful Joe 2||Jet Black/ Emperor of Gedow the Blackon|
|2004||The Bard's Tale||Additional Voices|
|2004||Spider-Man 2: The Game||Wolverine||GameBoy Edition|
|2004||Xenosaga||Boss/Dmitri Yuriev/Captain Vanderkam|
|2005||Darkwatch: Curse of the West||Additional Voices|
|2005||Madagascar||Reggie the Rhino/Cop/Big Louie|
|2005||Xenosaga III||Dmitri Yuriev/Helmer/Erde|
|2005||Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble||Jet Black|
|2005||Ultimate Spider-Man: The Game||Wolverine|
|2005||EverQuest II||Additional Voices|
|2005||Rainbow Six: Lockdown||Additional Voices|
|2006||Splinter Cell: Double Agent||Emile Dufraisne|
|2006||Guild Wars||Master of Whispers|
|2006||Company of Heroes||Additional Voices|
|2007||Transformers: The Game||Decepticons|
|2007||Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars||Additional Voices|
|2007||Titan Quest: Immortal Throne||Additional Voices|
|2008||Condemned 2: Bloodshot||Inferi/Patron/Speedballer Thugs|
|2008||Dead Space||Dr. Terrence Kyne|
|2008||Spider-Man: Web of Shadows||Eddie Brock/Venom|
|2009||Red Faction Guerrilla||Additional Voices|
|2009||Command & Conquer 4||Additional Voices|
|2009||Dragon Age: Origins||Nug Wrangler Boermor/Shaper Assistant Milldrate/Cristof/Smart Dwarf Male/Jertrin/Herbalist Widron/Shady Corebit/Orphanage Demon/Fixer Gredin/Hospice Supervisor/Howe Estate Guard/Dwarven Soldier/Dust Town Thug Leader/Shady Patron/Harrowmont Fanatic|
|2010||Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising||Diomedes/Wraithguard|
|2010||BioShock 2||Reed Wahl|
|2010||Mass Effect 2||Harbinger/Delas/Elias Kelham|
|2010||Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions||Additional Voices (voice)|
|2010||Minerva's Den||Reed Wahl|
|2010||Transformers: War for Cybertron||Ironhide|
|2010||Fallout: New Vegas||Joshua Graham|
|2010||Dead Space 2||Additional Voices|
|2010||Call of Duty: Black Ops||Unknown U.S. Marines||Voice can be heard in level called "SOG"; "They must have a fucking division hid out there"|
|2011||L.A. Noire||Herschel Biggs|
|2011||Dawn of War II: Retribution||Deomedes|
|2011||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||Erandur/Dark Elves|
|2012||Transformers: Fall of Cybertron||Ironhide|
|2012||Darksiders II||The Crowfather/The Scribe/Wicked K|
|2012||The Amazing Spider-Man||Additional Voices|
|2012||Call of Duty: Black Ops II||Russman|
|2012||Doom 3 BFG Edition||Alpha Team: Sgt Roycewick|
|2012||Halo 4||Didact/Doctor Alexander|
|2013||Dead Space 3||Spencer Mahad|
|2013||Bioshock Infinite||Cornelius Slate|
- "Biography for Keith Szarabajka Biography". filmreference.com.
- "Biography for Keith Szarabajka". IMDb.com.
- "Nominees and Winners". GRAMMY.com. The Recording Academy. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- Yuri Rasovsky. "Maltese Falcon". Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- "The Mark of Zorro". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- Dark Tale – Keith Szarabajka's website
- Keith Szarabajka at the Internet Movie Database
- Keith Szarabajka at Memory Alpha (a Star Trek wiki)