Brad Swaile

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Brad Swaile
Portrait of Voice Actor Brad Swaile
Born Bradley Swaile
(1976-12-26) December 26, 1976 (age 39)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1992–present
Agent Play Management[1]
Notable credit(s) Death Note
as Light Yagami
Black Lagoon
as Rock

Bradley Swaile (born December 26, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian voice actor. His major roles include Rock in Black Lagoon and Light Yagami in the hit anime Death Note.[2] In the 1990s, he voiced Mousse in Ranma 1/2 and Teen Gohan in Ocean's dub of Dragon Ball Z. He has also voiced in many of the Mobile Suit Gundam shows and video games including Amuro Ray of Mobile Suit Gundam, Quatre Raberba Winner of Gundam Wing, Dearka Elsman of Gundam Seed, Auel Neider of Gundam Seed Destiny; and Setsuna F. Seiei of Gundam 00.

Biography[edit]

Swaile attended Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in Vancouver. He graduated from Kwantlen University with a degree in Graphic and Visual Design.

Swaile has acted in several animated series. One of his earliest anime roles was in the English dub of Ranma 1/2 where he voiced Mousse. When the Ocean Group dubbed Dragonball Z in the mid 1990s, Swaile voiced Adult Gohan. He also voiced Nightcrawler in X-Men: Evolution and voiced Ace in My Little Pony Tales. In the late 2000s, he voiced the lead characters Rock in Black Lagoon and Light Yagami in the hit anime Death Note. He has reprised his role for the latter's Death Note live action film dub.

Swaile is known for many roles in the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise. These roles include Amuro Ray of Mobile Suit Gundam, Quatre Raberba Winner of Gundam Wing, Dearka Elsman of Gundam Seed, Auel Neider of Gundam Seed Destiny; and Setsuna F. Seiei of Gundam 00.

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source
1993–2002 Ranma ½ series Mousse, Sentaro Ocean/Viz dub [3][4]
1999 Video Girl Ai Yota Moteuchi [3][4][5]
2000–01 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing series Quatre Raberba Winner, Zechs Subordinate [3][4][6]
2000 Cardcaptors Various characters Ocean/Bandai dub [3]
2000 Dragon Ball Z Teen Gohan Ocean/Bandai dub [3]
2001 Saber Marionette J Otaru Mamiya [3]
2001 Mobile Suit Gundam Amuro Ray [3][4]
2001 Zoids: New Century Zero Harry Champ [3]
2002 The SoulTaker Kyosuke Date [3]
2002 Hamtaro Maxwell Ocean dub [3]
2002 Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack Amuro Ray [3]
2002 Inuyasha Amari Nobunaga [3]
2002 Earth Maiden Arjuna Chris Hawken, others [3]
2002–04 Project ARMS Takeshi Tomoe [3][5]
2003 Meltylancer Ligel [3]
2003–04 Megaman NT Warrior Lan Also Axess [3][5]
2003 Junkers Come Here Keisuke Kimura [3]
2003 Boys Over Flowers Kazuya Aoike [3]
2003 Zoids: Fuzors RD [3][5]
2003 Infinite Ryvius Koji Aiba [3]
2004 Transformers: Energon Kicker [3][5]
2004–05 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed series Dearka Elsman Also specials and film [3]
2004 Dragon Drive Reiji Ozora [3]
2004 Nurse Witch Komugi Kyosuke Date [3]
2004 Dokkoida!? Suzuo Sakurazaki / Dokkoida [3]
2004 Maison Ikkoku Yusaku Godai [3][5]
2004 The Daichis Yashiro; Pokemaru Seller [3]
2004 Galaxy Angel Z Kato, Fan, Roberto [3]
2005 Tokyo Underground Rumina Asagi [3]
2005 Hikaru no Go Fujiwara-no-Sai [3]
2006 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny Auel Neider, Dearka Elsman [3]
2006 Shakugan no Shana Keisaku Sato [3][5]
2006 .hack//Roots Seisaku [3]
2007 Black Lagoon Rock [3][5]
2007 The Story of Saiunkoku Ryuki Shi [3]
2007 Death Note series Light Yagami Also anime films and specials [3][5][7]
2008 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Setsuna F. Seiei [3][8]
2012 Kurozuka Kurou [5]


Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source
2009 Barbie and the Three Musketeers Serge, Handsome man [5]
2010 Hero 108 Yu Tang [5]
2010 Dreamkix Morrie, Peter, Garrick [5]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source
2001 Mobile Suit Gundam: Journey to Jaburo Amuro Ray [3]
2002 Gundam: Battle Assault 2 Amuro Ray; Quatre Rebera Winner [3]
2003 Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space Amuro Ray [3][5]
2005 Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam Amuro Ray (0079) [3]
2007 Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Amuro Ray [3][5]
2009 Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 Amuro Ray [3][5]
2010–11 Dead Rising 2 Brent Ernst, others Also Off the Record [5]
2011 Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 Setsuna F. Seiei, Amuro Ray [3][5]
2012 Street Fighter X Tekken Jin Kazama [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Security Check Required". facebook.com. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Brad Swaile to Return to AmeCon". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar "Brad Swaile". crystalacids.com. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Anime Central Guest Announcement". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Behind The Voice Actors - Brad Swaile". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Anime Boston Press". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Viz Confirms Death Note English Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 
  8. ^ "English Gundam 00 Promo, Cast for 4 Meisters Posted". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 

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