Roger Craig Smith

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Roger Craig Smith
Roger Craig Smith.jpg
Smith at the 2011 PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington.
Born (1975-08-11) August 11, 1975 (age 39)
Orange County, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Chapman University
Occupation Voice actor, drummer
Years active 2000-present
Notable work(s) Assassin's Creed
as Ezio Auditore da Firenze
Avengers Assemble
as Steve Rogers/Captain America
Resident Evil
as Chris Redfield
Sonic the Hedgehog
as Sonic the Hedgehog
Batman: Arkham Origins
as Batman
Website
www.rogercraigsmith.com

Roger Craig Smith (born August 11, 1975)[1] is an American voice actor and drummer. He is generally known as the current voice behind Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series, as Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed games, as Deidara in the anime Naruto: Shippuden, the current voice of Steve Rogers/Captain America in Ultimate Spider-Man, the series Avengers Assemble, and Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United, Thomas in Regular Show, Percy and Belson in Clarence, and as the voice of Batman in the video games Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate.[2]

He is also the voice actor for Sonic the Hedgehog in the Sonic games, as well as its television adaptation, Sonic Boom.

Early life[edit]

Smith was born in Orange County, California. He graduated from Chapman University's Dodge College of film and media arts in 2003 also with a degree in screenwriting.[3][better source needed] In 2004, his screenplay "Modesto Rules" was a semi-finalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Out of a record-setting 6,073 screenplays submitted, Smith's was one of only 132 to make it to the semi-finals. Since then, Smith has worked on projects for both the small and big screens.

Career[edit]

Smith's voice work has been called upon by companies including Disney and Disney Television Animation, Cartoon Network, Microsoft Game Studios, Sony, Wal-Mart, Baskin-Robbins, E!, TLC.. He has been cast as the lead voice actor in a number of video games, including in the roles of Sonic the Hedgehog from 2010 onwards, Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series from Resident Evil 5 onwards, and Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed series.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

Animation[edit]

Video games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Behind The Voice Actors - Roger Craig Smith". Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Batman: Arkham Origins stars Roger Craig Smith as Batman, Troy Baker as Joker". Joystiq. 
  3. ^ Hines, Ryan (September 24, 2013). "Taking Flight". http://blogs.chapman.edu/. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ Melendez, CJ (16 June 2011). "Chrrrrissss! Roger Craig Smith Interview". Rely on Horror. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Roger Craig Smith Gives Voice to Captain America". comicbookresources.com. 2013-10-01. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Roger Craig Smith SacAnime Convention". sacanime.com. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  7. ^ a b c "Batman, Captain America, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG? Roger Craig Smith's Many Heroic Voices". Newsarama.com. 
  8. ^ "New Sonic Voice Actors Announced!". www.sonicretro.org. 2010-07-15. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  9. ^ "Ninterview: Meet Roger Craig Smith - Voice Actor for Sonic the Hedgehog / Chris Redfield". www.nintendolife.com. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 

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Preceded by
Jason Griffith
English voice of Sonic the Hedgehog (video games)
2010-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Jason Griffith
English voice of Sonic the Hedgehog (broadcast TV series)
2014-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent