Matt Sloan (director)
Aaron Yonda (left) & Matt Sloan at ROFLCon 2010
November 4, 1974 |
Matthew Paul Sloan (born November 4, 1974) is an American director and comedian from Madison, Wisconsin. He and his friend Aaron Yonda are notable as the co-creators of Chad Vader, who he also voices in both series and 'spin-off' episodes. Additionally, he appears in season one as the main antagonist, and has a minor appearance in the first few episodes of the second series as said antagonist's father. He hosts a movie reviewing and discussion show on YouTube called "Welcome to the Basement" with his friend Craig Johnson, who stars in the web series "Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager" as well. Furthermore, he leads regularly with his friend Aaron Yonda in a popular web series "Beer and Board games".
As a voice actor, Sloan played Darth Vader in Soulcalibur IV. Sloan went on to reprise his role as the voice of Darth Vader in the LucasArts video games Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption. He also appeared as the voice of Darth Vader during an episode of Deal or No Deal.[episode needed] Sloan also played Vader for the comedy short promoting TomTom devices. He returned as Vader for The Force Unleashed sequel: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. In 2012, Sloan voiced Darth Vader in both Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out and Kinect Star Wars.
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