Capitals Announcer Wes Johnson and mascot Slapshot in the penalty box at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
|Born||June 6, 1961 (age 53)
Wes Johnson (born June 6, 1961) is an American actor, cartoonist, comedian and voice artist, who has appeared in such films as A Dirty Shame, Head of State, The Invasion, For Richer or Poorer and Hearts in Atlantis. Wes is married to his childhood sweetheart Kim Barrett Johnson. They are the parents of three sons.
Wes co-presented with the legendary Wolfman Jack for two years on his last nationally syndicated radio show, writing comedy sketches and performing them with the Wolfman live on a weekly basis. Wes has written for and appeared in various comedy troupes including Fresh Victims, Gross National Product, and The Loyal Opposition. He also created the comic strips Martini 'N Clyde and Joe Fan, which have been published in The Washington Times and Sports Fan Magazine, respectively.
Wes' voice has appeared in cartoons, commercials and video games.
He provided voice acting for four installments of The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim and The Elder Scrolls Online. He voiced Lucien Lachance, the Gray Fox, the arena announcer, Sheogorath, Hermaeus Mora, Emperor Titus Mede II and was the default voice for Imperial males in Oblivion. In 2014, Johnson reprised the role of Sheogorath for the YouTube series Elder Scrolls Lore by the channel ShoddyCast.
He appeared in Fallout 3 as the nefarious Mister Burke as well as the Super Mutants Fawkes and Uncle Leo, the Protectrons, Sentry Bots, and Scribe Bigsley.
He has appeared as a guest narrator for symphonic black metal band Epicland on the album "Bound for Greatness".