Troy Baker

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Troy Baker
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Baker at the 2011 Taiyoucon during an autograph session
Born Troy E. Baker
(1976-04-01) April 1, 1976 (age 38)
Dallas, Texas, United States
Occupation Voice actor, actor, singer, musician
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Kimberly Beck (2004–2006)
Pamela Baker (2012–present)

Troy E. Baker (born April 1, 1976) is an American actor, voice actor, musician and singer.

He is best known for his roles as Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite, Joel in The Last of Us, Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4, Delsin Rowe in Infamous: Second Son, Snow Villiers in Final Fantasy XIII, Schneizel el Britannia in Code Geass, Pain in Naruto: Shippuden, Jake Muller in Resident Evil 6, The Second Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Hawkeye in Avengers Assemble, Van Kleiss in Generator Rex, Two-Face and Robin (Tim Drake) in Batman: Arkham City, Prosecutor Simon Blackquill in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate and Batman: Assault on Arkham.

Baker is also a musician in Akira Yamaoka's Silent Hill band, where he plays bass and sings backup vocals. Before pursuing acting, Baker was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the indie-rock band Tripp Fontaine, which released the radio single "Burning Out" from their debut album Random Thoughts on a Paper Napkin in 2004. He is currently working on a new album.[1]

Biography[edit]

Baker began his voice acting career with doing radio commercials and then went on to work with anime such as Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden, One Piece, Shin-Chan, Soul Eater and Trinity Blood. Recently, he began working on animated series based on Marvel properties where he provided the voice of various characters in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and currently voices Loki and Hawkeye in Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble.

His most notable roles came in 2013 where he provided the voice of Booker DeWitt in Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite and performed the voice and motion capture of Joel in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. Both games earned critical acclaim, earning scores over 90% in GameRankings[2][3] and Metacritic,[4][5] and commercial success.[6][7] Baker got nominated for both of these roles in the VGX 2013 and ended up winning for The Last of Us.

Troy has a huge profile as an actor in the video game industry. His career in the video game industry began when he voiced lead character Sergeant Matt Baker in Gearbox Software's Brothers in Arms. He later went on to voice Severin and Kagan in BloodRayne 2; Markus Vaughn in Trauma Center: New Blood; Sol Badguy in Guilty Gear 2: Overture; Kanji Tatsumi in Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4; Yuri Lowell in Tales of Vesperia; Alec Mason in Red Faction: Guerrilla; Slimer in Ghostbusters: The Video Game; the voice of various characters in Call of Duty games: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Black Ops II; Snow Villiers in the Final Fantasy XIII series; Abaddon in Darksiders; Jetfire and Zeta Prime in Transformers: War for Cybertron; the current voice of Espio the Chameleon in Sonic the Hedgehog series; Nova in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3; Vincent Brooks in Catherine; the current voice of Ryu Hayabusa in Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series; Two-Face and Robin in Batman: Arkham City; The Boss Male Voice 1 in Saints Row: The Third and Saints Row IV; Zenith in Star Wars: The Old Republic; Kai Leng in Mass Effect 3; Arlon and Pyrrhon in Kid Icarus: Uprising; Scoundrel in Diablo III; 30K in Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier; Batman, Two-Face, Sinestro, Brainiac and Hawkman in Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes; Jazz, Jetfire and Kickback in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron; Logan Thackeray in Guild Wars 2; Jake Muller in Resident Evil 6; Sunburn and Brock in Skylanders: Giants; Orkos in God of War: Ascension; Sinestro and Nightwing in Injustice: Gods Among Us; Loki, Hawkeye, Fandral, Groot, J.A.R.V.I.S., Moon Knight, and Wizard in Lego Marvel Super Heroes; The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Assault on Arkham, Simon Blackquill in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and Delsin Rowe in Infamous Second Son.

Entertainment Weekly has listed him in their Best of 2013 issue for best breakout actor in the video game industry for his performance as Joel in The Last of Us, Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite and The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins.

His upcoming roles include Two-Face in Batman: Arkham Knight, Pagan Min in Far Cry 4, Superman in Infinite Crisis, Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Batman in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and Revolver Ocelot in Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Baker is one of the few actors to have portrayed Batman (Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes), The Joker (Batman: Arkham Origins) and Superman (Infinite Crisis)[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Animated films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher Hawkeye (Clint Barton) Uncredited for this role
2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham The Joker Direct-to-video
2013 Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright The Phantom/Lance Damon Direct-to-video
2013 LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite Batman (Bruce Wayne)/Two-Face (Harvey Dent)/Brainiac (Vril Dox) Direct-to-video
2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Hawkeye (Clint Barton)/J.A.R.V.I.S. Direct-to-video
2012 Dear Dracula Additional Voices Direct-to-video
2012 Delhi Safari Tiger
2011 Gekijouban Sengoku Basara: The Last Party Ishida Mitsunari
2009 Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike Yuri Lowell 2012 English Dub
2008 Resident Evil: Degeneration Additional Voice
2008 The Sky Crawlers Naofumi Tokino Uncredited for this role
2007 Tsubasa: Toyko Revelations Kusanagi Shiyu direct to video
2007 One Piece Movie: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in Alabasta Old Pirate/Man B
2006 Bleach: Memories of Nobody Ganryu Credited as Tripp Fontaine
2006 Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium Collection Frank Archer Direct-to-video
2005 xxxHolic: A Midsummer Night's Dream Young Man
2005 Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa Frank Archer
2001 Detective Conan: Countdown to Heaven Gin
1998 Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis Additional Voices
1998 Detective Conan: The Fourteenth Target Henry Tish/Jake Marano
1997 Detective Conan: The Time Bombed Skyscraper Additional Voices
1995 Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon Boy 2006 Funimation dub
1990 Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest Man Dr. Kochin 2006 Funimation dub
1989 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone Ginger 2006 Funimation dub

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Real Steel Bluebot/Midas/Camelot Voice role
2008 The Imposter Jerome
2006 Striking Range Brice Billings
2006 The Night of the White Pants Record Label Employee Uncredited for this role

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013-2014 Marvel's Avengers Assemble Hawkeye (Clint Barton)/Loki/Bullseye Barton/Additional Voices main role (26 episodes)
2014 Hulk & the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Loki (1 episode); "For Asgard"
2014 Beware the Batman Gentleman Ghost (James Craddock)
2013 LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload Loki TV movie
2012-2013 Ultimate Spider-Man Loki/Hawkeye (Clint Barton)/Cab Driver/Wili/Dwarf/Frost Giant (4 episodes); "Itsy Bitsy Spider-Man", "Hawkeye", "Run Pig Run", "Field Trip"
2013 Shelf Life The Boyfriend (1 episode); "Night Terrors"
2010-2013 Generator Rex Van Kleiss/Biowulf/Roswell recurring role; 21 episodes
2012-2013 NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians Wild Card/Warren/Coach Wildwood/Charles Reynolds main role; 18 episodes
2010-2012 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Blue Falcon/Radley Crown/Dreamweaver/Young Sheriff Stone/Vronsky/Dispatcher/Krod/Bartender/Commercial Announcer/Red Humongounaut (5 episodes); "Heart of Evil", "Web of the Dreamweaver!", "The House of the Nightmare Witch", "The Wild Brood", "Battle of the Humungonauts"
2010-2012 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Clay Quartermain/Blizzard (Donnie Gill)/Constrictor (Frank Payne)/Joe 'Robbie' Robertson/Sydren/Skrull Interrogator/Major Glenn Talbot/Whirlwind (David Cannon)/Grey Gargoyle (Paul Pierre Duval)/Ulik/Faradeo/Michael Korvac/Groot recurring role; 16 episodes
2012 Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens Retaliator/Boy Student TV movie
2011 Persona 4: The Animation Kanji Tatsumi recurring role; 7 episodes
2011 Regular Show Park Avenue/Guy #2 (1 episode); "Under the Hood"
2011 Blade Noah van Helsing/Drunk Man (4 episodes); "Partner", "Childhood Days (That Was Then, This Is Now)", "Vampire Hunter", "The Man, Blade"
2011 X-Men Koichi Kaga/Sublime/Spider Mutant recurring role; 6 episodes
2011 G.I. Joe: Renegades Airtight (Kurt Schnurr)
2007-2011 Naruto: Shippuden Yamato/Pain/Kiho/Gamahiro main role; 94 episodes
2011 Wolverine Scar-Faced Guy/S.H.I.E.L.D. Commander (2 episodes)
  • "Asano" (as Scar-Faced Guy)
  • "Omega Red" (as S.H.I.E.L.D. Commander)
2010 Iron Man Guerilla/Professor Ohno/Agent A/Trainee #1 (4 episodes)
  • "Reunion" (as Guerilla)
  • "The Revival Project" (as Professor Ohno)
  • "Chase the Missing Nuke!" (as Agent A)
  • "Iron Man Arries in Japan" (as Trainee #1)
2011 Monster High: New Ghoul @ School Mr. Lou Zarr TV movie
2010 Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Greed (4 episodes); "Eien No Itoma", "Semaru Kage", "Yaskusoku No Hi", "Barin Barin No Zenkai"
2009 Kurokami: The Animation Seiji (1 episode); "Michi"
2009 Eden of the East Ryosuke Morimi (3 episodes); "Higashi no Eden", "Ima Sonnakoto Kangae Teru Baai Janainoni", "Riaru Na Genjitsu Kyokô No Genjitsu"
2008-2009 Soul Eater Excalibur/White Star recurring role; 9 episodes
2009 Slayers Evolution-R Radok/Zuuma (5 episodes); "Uncover: Abakareru Yami!", "Town Scape: Hito Ni Tsukusaseta Mono Yue Ni", "Seek! Nerawareru No Wa Dareda!", "Raider!: Yami Kara No Koe!", "New Comer?: Aratanaru Rabidachi!"
2006-2008 Mr. Meaty Mr. Wink (3 episodes); "Embarrassed to Death/Puppet of Pop", "The Tell Tale Burger/Parker's Date", "Buffalo Burrito/Parkerina"
2008 Slayers Revolution Zuuma (4 episodes); "Misty: Furi Orosareru Yaiba", "Judgement: Yomigaeru Suigin", "Insider: Shinzitsu O Shirumono!", "Gorgeous: Nerawareta Gôka Kyakusen"
2007 Darker Than Black November 11/Jack Simon recurring role; 17 episodes
2005-2007 Race Car Driver Announcer/Narrator main role; 24 episodes
2006-2007 Bleach Jin Kariya main role; 23 episodes
2006 Kekkaishi Madarao/Man recurring role; 7 episodes
2006 Shin Chan Action Bastard (3 episodes); "To Be a Man", "Pee Strike!", "Safe as a Dry Hump"
2005-2006 Naruto Renga/Hokushin/Yashiro Uchiha recurring role; 6 episodes
2006 Ergo Proxy Kazkis Proxy (1 episode); "Kagayaki No Hahen"
2006 The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye Leon
2006 Black Cat Jenos Hazard recurring role
2005 Trinity Blood Abel Nightroad recurring role; 9 episodes
2005 Basilisk: The Kōga Ninja Scrolls Gennosuke Kouga main role; 23 episodes
2005 Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa Kusanagi/Kyle recurring role; 7 episodes
2004-2005 Monster Jaromir Lipsky/Heinz (4 episodes); "A Peaceful Home", "That Night", "The Unending Journey", "Petra & Schumann"
2005 Suzuka Coach (1 episode); "Shunran"
2005 Negima! Nagi Springfield (5 episodes); "Cum Tacent Clament: XI", "Nullus Est Instar Domus", "Amantes, Amentes", "Omne Initium Est Difficile", "Asinus in Cathedra: I"
2005 Peach Girl Toru/Honda
2004 Sunabôzu Makoto (1 episode); "Yôkai to, Boin"
2003-2004 Fullmetal Alchemist Frank Archer/Additional Voices recurring role; 9 episodes
2004 Gunslinger Girl Alphonso (1 episode); "Stella Cadente"
1999-2004 One Piece Ohm/Helmeppo/Additional Voices recurring role; 14 episodes
2003-2004 The Galaxy Railways Wataru Yuuki recurring role; 7 episodes
2001 Grappler Baki Kyoukai Taikai Kato/Robinson/Bahyu recurring role; 17 episodes
2001 Baki the Grappler Kato/Copperhead/Lorient recurring role; 12 episodes
2000 Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar Nabikov TV movie
1999 Lupin III: Da Capo of Love - Fujiko's Unlucky Days Additional Voices TV movie
1996-1998 Detective Conan Damon/Merlin/Gin/York Taylor/Artie Nelson recurring roles; 10 episodes
1997 Lupin III: Island of Assassins Additional Voices TV movie
1994 Poltergeist Report: Yuu Yuu Hakusho Shunjun (2 episodes); "The Proof", "Waking the Lost"
Non-voice roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Comanche Moon Pea Eye Parker TV mini-series (3 episodes)
2006 Laws of Chance Martin Hannel (1 episode); "Original"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Ocelot
2015 Batman: Arkham Knight Two-Face (Harvey Dent)
2014 Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Valvatorez
2014 Far Cry 4 Pagan Min
2014 Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Batman (Bruce Wayne)
2014 Lichdom: Battlemage Dragon/Gryphon
2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Mitchell
2014 Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Talion
2014 Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Jazz/Jetfire/Kickback
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Lyndon the Scoundrel
2014 Infamous: Second Son Delsin Rowe Also was the motion capture actor for Delsin Rowe
2014 Titanfall Additional Voices
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Snow Villiers
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins The Joker
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate The Joker
2013 Lego Marvel Super Heroes Fandral/Groot/Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Rattle Shake
2013 Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Ryu Hayabusa Uncredited for this role
2013 Infinity Blade III Siris
2013 Saints Row IV The President of the United States of America (Male Voice 1)
2013 The Last of Us Joel Also was the motion capture actor for Joel
2013 Injustice: Gods Among Us Sinestro/Nightwing (Dick Grayson)/Atlantean Soldier
2013 BioShock Infinite Booker DeWitt Also performed the song "Will the Circle Be Unbroken Elizabeth"
2013 The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Aiden Caroll/Walker
2013 God of War: Ascension Orkos/Multiplayer Announcer/Worker Also was the motion capture actor for Orkos
2013 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Pain/Yamato
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Navy SEALs Multiplayer Announcer
2012 Halo 4 Additional Voices
2012 Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Hawkeye (Clint Barton)/Loki/Super-Skrull
2012 Skylanders: Giants Sunburn/Brock
2012 Resident Evil 6 Jake Muller Also the motion capture actor for Jake Muller
2012 Dead or Alive 5 Ryu Hayabusa
2012 Guild Wars 2 Logan Thackeray
2012 Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Jazz/Jetfire/Kickback
2012 Darksiders II Draven/The Sleeping Warden/The Phariseer
2012 Infex Baker
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Additional Voices
2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Batman (Bruce Wayne)/Two-Face (Harvey Dent)/Sinestro
2012 Harley Quinn's Revenge Robin (Tim Drake)
2012 Men in Black: Alien Crisis Agent P (Peter Delacoeur)
2012 Dragon's Dogma Pawn/Additional Voices
2012 Sorcery Dash
2012 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier 30K/Additional Voices
2012 Diablo III Lyndon the Scoundrel
2012 Kinect Star Wars Civilian
2012 Kid Icarus: Uprising Arlon/Pyrrhon
2012 Ninja Gaiden 3 Ryu Hayabusa
2012 Mass Effect 3 Kai Leng/Multiplayer Announcer/Additional Voices
2012 Binary Domain Charles Gregory Also the motion capture actor for Charles Gregory
2012 Prototype 2 Additional Voices
2012 The Darkness II Additional Voices
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Snow Villiers
2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two Football Commentator
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Zenith/Additional Voices
2011 Shadows of the Damned Performed the song "Take Me to Hell (Broken Dreams)"
2011 Infinity Blade II Siris
2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures
2011 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games Espio the Chameleon
2011 Saints Row: The Third Default Player
2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
2011 Batman: Arkham City Robin (Tim Drake)/Two-Face (Harvey Dent)/GCPD Whitman
2011 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Nova
2011 Sonic Generations Espio the Chameleon
2011 Dead or Alive: Dimensions Ryu Hayabusa
2011 SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs ClawHammer Commander
2011 Catherine Vincent Brooks
2011 Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten Valvatorez
2010 Fable III
2010 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 Pain
2010 Arcania: Gothic 4 Hero Uncredited for this role
2010 Quantum Theory Shiro/Zolf
2010 Mafia II Civilians
2010 Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes Mitsunari Ishida
2010 Samurai Warriors 3 Hanzo Hattori / Kenshin Uesugi
2010 Clash of the Titans Hades/Apollo/Soldiers
2010 Singularity Additional Voices
2010 Transformers: War for Cybertron Jetfire/Zeta Prime/Additional Voices credited as Troy E. Baker
2010 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Soldiers
2010 Valkyria Chronicles II Dirk Gassenarl/Leon Hardins
2010 Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon Shin
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Snow Villiers
2010 Darksiders Abaddon/Straga/Tortured Gate
2009 Yoga Wii Yoga Instructor
2009 Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles Others
2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized
2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Additional Voices
2009 Marvel Super Hero Squad S.H.I.E.L.D. Soldier #2/A.I.M. Agent #2/Civillian #3
2009 Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes Kul Teska
2009 Ghostbusters: The Video Game Additional Voice Talent [10]
2009 Mana Khemia 2: Fall of Alchemy Yun
2009 Red Faction Guerrilla Alec Mason
2008 White Knight Chronicles: International Edition
2008 The Last Remnant
2008 Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods
2008 Resistance 2 Major Richard Blake
2008 Quantum of Solace Additional Voices
2008 Space Siege Seth Walker
2008 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 Kanji Tatsumi
2008 Guilty Gear 2: Overture Sol Badguy
2008 Tales of Vesperia Yuri Lowell
2008 Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Conan
2008 Armored Core: For Answer Uncredited for this role
2007 Trauma Center: New Blood Markus Vaughn Uncredited for this role
2007 Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Senior Sergeant Matt Baker
2007 Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation Uncredited for this role
2007 Operation Darkness Additional Voices Uncredited for this role
2007 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Various Soldiers
2007 Golden Axe: Beast Rider Axe
2005 Æon Flux Trevor Goodchild/Keller/Svengali
2005 Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Sgt. Matt Baker
2005 Shinobi: Heart Under Blade Kouga Gennosuke
2005 Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Sgt. Matt Baker
2004 Bloodrayne 2 Severin/Kagan
2003 Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel Outlaw Alchemist

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
  • Random Thoughts on a Paper Napkin (with Tripp Fontaine) (2004)
  • Sitting in the Fire (2014)
Singles
  • "Burning Out" (with Tripp Fontaine) (2004)
  • "My Religion" (2013)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Nominated work Result
2013 VGX Award for Best Voice Actor The Last of Us Won
2013 VGX Award for Best Voice Actor BioShock Infinite Nominated

Production[edit]

Baker had been cast as the English voice of four characters for voice actor Kosuke Toriumi:

References[edit]

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