Benjamin Diskin

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Benjamin Diskin
Born (1982-08-25) August 25, 1982 (age 34)
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1993–present
Agent CESD[1]

Benjamin Diskin (born August 25, 1982)[2] is an American voice actor. In 1993, when he was 10 years old, he provided the voice of title character Junior Healy in the USA Network's animated series Problem Child.[3][4] He would later voice characters in cartoons such as Eugene in Hey Arnold!, Numbuh 1 and Numbuh 2 in Codename: Kids Next Door, Humphrey in the Alpha and Omega sequels, and Eddie Brock in Spectacular Spider-Man. In English dubs of Japanese anime shows, he voiced Sai in Naruto Shippuden, Joseph Joestar in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and Ban in The Seven Deadly Sins. In video games, he voices Young Xehanort in the Kingdom Hearts games, Eric Sparrow in the Tony Hawk's series, and Jusis Albarea in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel.

Biography[edit]

Diskin has appeared in The Wonder Years, Hey Arnold!, Disney's Recess, Mr. Saturday Night, Kindergarten Cop,[3] Baby Boom, and Just Like Dad. He also voiced Hahn in Avatar: The Last Airbender and Eddie J. Squirrel in Squirrel Boy. Diskin recently played Arashi Fuuma on Naruto, Sai in Naruto Shippuden, Kai Miyagusuku and Katao in Blood+, and Eddie Brock/Venom in The Spectacular Spider-Man.[5][6] He is the current voice of the title character of the anime Stitch! He will be voicing as Jay in the upcoming visual novel game Lovely Little Thieves, which is currently in the process through a Kickstarter campaign.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source
2007–08 Blood+ Kai Miyagusuku, Kaito, additional voices Anime debut [8]
2010–17 Naruto Shippuden Sai, others [8][9]
2011–13 Bleach Abirama Redder, Szayel Aporro Granz, additional voices [8][9]
2013–15 Digimon Fusion Shoutmon, OmniShoutmon, Cutemon [8][9][10]
2014 K Misaki Yata [11]
2014–15 Kill la Kill Kaneo Takarada, Takaharu Fukuroda (Ep. 1) [12][13]
2014 Blood Lad Wolf [14][15]
2014–present Sailor Moon Gurio Umino Viz dub [8][9][16]
2015 Sword Art Online II Death Gun, Ginrou [17][18]
2015 Aldnoah.Zero John Humeray [19]
2015 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Joseph Joestar [20]
2015 The Seven Deadly Sins Ban [21]
2015 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Char Aznable [22]
2015 Sailor Moon Crystal Gurio Umino [23]
2015 Glitter Force Various background characters [24]
2016 One-Punch Man Ground Dragon (Ep. 2), Super Custom YO649Z Mk. II (Ep. 1) [25][26][27]
2016 Erased Satoru Fujinuma [28]


Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source
1993–94 Problem Child Junior Healy Debut voice role [3]
1997–2002 Hey Arnold! Eugene Horowitz Seasons 2-5 [8][9]
2002–08 Codename: Kids Next Door Nigel Uno / Numbuh 1, Hoagie P. Gilligan Jr. / Numbuh 2, Delightful Children from Down the Lane [8][9]
2008-09 The Spectacular Spider-Man Eddie Brock / Venom [9]
2011 MAD Big Bird, Guardian, Mongolian Ep. "RiOa / Thomas the Unstoppable Tank Engine" [29]
2011 Young Justice William Hayes/Harm Ep. "Secrets" [10]
2013–15 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Skaar, Bulldozer, Fandral, Miek, Druffs, additional voices [9][10]
2015 Star Wars Rebels TIE Pilot #1 Ep. "Idiot's Arroy" [30]
2015–16 Ultimate Spider-Man Spider-Ham, Skaar, Morbius [10][31][32]
2015–16 Regular Show Aiden Ep. "The Eileen Plan" [10][33]
2015 Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled Spider-Man Television special [34]
2015–present Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir Additional Voices [35]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Source
2012 Secret of the Wings Slush [10]
2012 Bleach: Hell Verse Shuren [8]
2013 Top Cat: The Movie Spook [10]
2013 Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure Humphrey [10]
2014 Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome! Brandon, Sandwich Guy [10]
2015 The Last: Naruto the Movie Sai [10]
2016 Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Pelna Khara [10]
2017 Sailor Moon R: The Movie Fiore Viz Media dub [36][37][38]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source
2003 Tony Hawk's Underground Eric Sparrow Credited as Voice Actors [39]
2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Eric Sparrow Credited as V.O. Actors [39]
2007 Rogue Galaxy Jupis Tooki McGanel [10]
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices [40]
2011 Captain America: Super Soldier Allied Forces [10]
2011 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact Sai [10]
2012 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations Sai [10]
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Young Xehanort [8][9][10]
2012 Halo 4 Jared Miller [9]
2013 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Sai [10]
2013 Marvel Heroes Rhino [10]
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Additional voices [41]
2014 The Lego Movie Videogame Additional voices [42]
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices [43]
2014 WildStar Aurin Male [44]
2014 Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Q-N-C [45]
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Young Xehanort [8]
2015 Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven Gewalt [46]
2015 Mad Max Additional voices [47]
2015 Tales of Zestiria Atakk, Wardell, Amethor [48]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Male Cross (Joker) [49][50]
2015 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Jusis Albarea Also Trails of Cold Steel 2 [51][52]
2017 Tales of Berseria Rokurou Rangetsu [53]
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Jakob [54][55]
2017 Puyo Puyo Tetris Lemres, Sig [10]
2017 Digimon World: Next Order Shoutmon [56]

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CESD". cesdtalent.com. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Ben Diskin's Official Fanpage - About - Facebook". facebook.com. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c "Exclusive: KHInsider Interviews Ben Diskin! - News - Kingdom Hearts Insider". khinsider.com. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  4. ^ Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (June 24, 2009). "The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present". Random House Publishing Group. Retrieved February 13, 2017 – via Google Books. 
  5. ^ Ritter, Jeff (August 10, 2009). "DVD Review: The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Complete First Season". The Trades. Retrieved December 25, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Old School Lane's Nickelodeon Tribute: Interview with Ben Diskin". manic-expression.com. July 28, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  7. ^ "New Cast Announcement + Livestream Today!". Kickstarter. Hope Chapman (PangoDango Games). November 8, 2014. Retrieved November 8, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Anime Conji Guests - Ben Diskin". Anime Conji 2015. Retrieved April 5, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "AnimeCon Arkansas 2015 guests". AnimeCon Arkansas 2015. Retrieved March 18, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Behind The Voice Actors – Benjamin Diskin". Behind The Voice Actors. January 27, 2010. Retrieved July 29, 2014. Green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots. 
  11. ^ "Viz Media Announces K TV Anime's Dub Cast". June 14, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  12. ^ Benjamin Diskin [BenDiskin] (July 4, 2014). "Me and my Kill la Kill character, Takaharu Fukuroda" (Tweet). Retrieved May 9, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  13. ^ Netstryke [Netstryke] (May 5, 2015). "This Saturday... #HereComesTheZeni! @BenjaminDiskin is Kaneo "Zeni" Takarada! #KilllaKill Sat" (Tweet). Retweeted by Ben Diskin. Retrieved May 9, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  14. ^ Bugeja, Kane (August 18, 2014). "Staz Attacks in Blood Lad's First Dub Trailer". snapthirty.com. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Viz Media Announces Blood Lad's English Dub Cast". May 16, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  16. ^ "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. July 5, 2014. 
  17. ^ Diskin, Ben (April 23, 2015). "To those of you who correctly guessed that I was the voice of Death Gun, pat yourselves on the back. Then, immediately take BACK that back-pat for letting me fool you again!! XD". Facebook. 
  18. ^ Benjamin Diskin [BenDiskin] (April 4, 2015). "Hey, guys! Check me out as Ginrou in Sword Art Online tonight on Toonami!! #SAOtoonami" (Tweet). Retrieved May 9, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  19. ^ "Aniplex USA to Release 1st Aldnoah.Zero Season 1 On BD/DVD with Dub, Sub". Anime News Network. June 6, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Director of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Coming to AX for World Premiere of English dub". Anime Expo.org. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  21. ^ Benjamin Diskin [BenDiskin] (November 1, 2015). "There were SO many times @BrycePapenbrook cracked me up as Meliodas on #SevenDeadlySins. It's now on @netflix! (Also, I play Ban. ;-) )" (Tweet). Retrieved November 1, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  22. ^ "Main Cast for Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin II [English Dub]". Gundam-The-Origin.net. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Viz Media Reveals More English Dub Cast for Sailor Moon R Anime". April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  24. ^ Ben Diskin [BenjaminDiskin] (October 14, 2015). "I'm so excited to announce that I'm voicing a bunch of background characters in #GlitterForce which is coming to @Netflix on 12/18/15! :-D" (Tweet). Retrieved February 24, 2016 – via Twitter. 
  25. ^ "One-Punch Man Is Coming to Toonami!". Viz Media. Retrieved July 14, 2016. 
  26. ^ "The Strongest Man". One-Punch Man. Episode 1. Viz Media. July 16, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  27. ^ "The Lone Cyborg". One-Punch Man. Episode 2. Viz Media. July 16, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  28. ^ "Ben Diskin, Michelle Ruff Star as Satoru in Erased English Dub". Anime News Network. June 29, 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  29. ^ Mad Season 2 Episode 1 Closing Credits
  30. ^ "Idiot's Array". Star Wars Rebels. January 19, 2015. Event occurs at 22:00. Disney XD. 
  31. ^ Cavanaugh, Patrick. "Check out these Guest Voices from Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors". marvel.com. Marvel.com. Retrieved September 6, 2014. 
  32. ^ "Contest of Champions, Part 2". Ultimate Spider-Man. Season 3. Episode 24. October 10, 2015. Disney XD. 
  33. ^ "The Eileen Plan". Regular Show. Season 7. Episode 16. November 13, 2015. Cartoon Network. 
  34. ^ "Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled". Lego Marvel Super Heroes. November 16, 2015. Event occurs at Closing credits. 
  35. ^ "Stormy Weather". Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. Episode 1. December 20, 2015. Event occurs at Closing credits. Nickelodeon. 
  36. ^ "Viz Media to Release Sailor Moon R Anime Film In U.S. Theaters In January". Anime News Network. November 11, 2016. Retrieved November 12, 2016. 
  37. ^ Bertschy, Zac (November 15, 2016). "Interview: The Cast of Sailor Moon R: The Movie". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  38. ^ Mammano, Michael S. (January 18, 2017). "Sailor Moon R: The Movie Premiere Was Immersive Experience For Fans". Den of Geek. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  39. ^ a b "IAmA voiceover actor. My name's Ben Diskin. AMA! • /r/IAmA". reddit.com. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  40. ^ Square Enix. Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 2:15 minutes in, Cocoon Inhabitants, Additional Voices. 
  41. ^ Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). Skylanders: Swap Force. Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors. 
  42. ^ TT Games. The Lego Movie Videogame. Warner Bros. Games. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Voice Talent, Additional Voices. 
  43. ^ Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  44. ^ Carbine Studios. WildStar. NCSOFT. Scene: Credits, 2:45 in, Cast. 
  45. ^ Benjamin Diskin [BenDiskin] (September 9, 2014). "Is it possible that you're the voice for Q-N-C in the new Sonic the hedgehog game Sonic Boom Rise... — It is. I am!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 26, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  46. ^ Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven instruction booklet
  47. ^ Avalanche Studios. Mad Max. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 5:40 in, Talent. 
  48. ^ Ben Diskin [benjamindiskin] (October 19, 2015). "I'm Atakk, Wardell & Amethor in Tales of Zestiria! Knowing I play these ancillary characters will SURELY make you wanna run out and buy it!" (Tweet). Retrieved February 13, 2017 – via Twitter. 
  49. ^ Monolith Soft. Xenoblade Chronicles X. Nintendo. 
  50. ^ GameXplain (November 13, 2015). "Xenoblade Chronicles X - All English Voice Options for Player Characters". Retrieved January 18, 2017 – via YouTube. 
  51. ^ The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel. "Jusis Albarea – "I imagine you get it...". Retrieved February 13, 2017 – via Facebook. Voice Actor: Shinnosuke Tachibana (JP), Ben Diskin (US) 
  52. ^ "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Review (PS3) - Rice Digital". ricedigital.co.uk. January 15, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  53. ^ Ben Diskin [BenjaminDiskin] (January 27, 2017). "@FlakeyActor78 Rokurou Rangetsu. I THINK I may have played a background character, but I don't remember too well." (Tweet). Retrieved February 13, 2017 – via Twitter. 
  54. ^ Sato (January 27, 2017). "Fire Emblem Heroes' Second Character Trailer Has Eliwood, Subaki, Sakura, And More". Siliconera. Retrieved February 25, 2017. 
  55. ^ Intelligent Systems, Nintendo EPD (February 2, 2017). Fire Emblem Heroes. iOS, Android. Scene: In-game character profiles, voice acting credits in lower left corner. 
  56. ^ https://twitter.com/BenjaminDiskin/status/829801633190076416

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