Brian Bloom

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Brian Bloom
Born Brian Keith Bloom
(1970-06-30) June 30, 1970 (age 45)
Merrick, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, screenwriter
Years active 1983–present

Brian Keith Bloom (born June 30, 1970) is an American actor, voice actor, and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Bloom was born in Merrick, New York, the brother of producer-actor Scott Bloom and musician Mike Bloom. Bloom had an early interest in acting, including appearing in several commercials as a child, but made his big break in the Sergio Leone film Once Upon a Time in America. From there, he was offered the role of Dusty Donovan in the hit soap opera As the World Turns, which he played for several years. During that run, Bloom became the youngest winner of a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Young Leading Man during the 12th Daytime Emmy Awards show for his performance on the series. Despite his success, he soon grew tired of the scheduling involved in that field and eventually left the series to star in several television movies and myriad guest appearances.

After leaving the soap opera, Bloom starred in several made-for-television films with teen subjects, including Crash Course (1988), Dance 'til Dawn (1988) and Desperate for Love (1989). This opened his appeal to later roles, which would include spots in Melrose Place, 2000 Malibu Road, CSI: Miami, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Drive and HBO's Oz. He played the role of fanatical cult leader Jonas Sparrow in the Joss Whedon show Dollhouse. Bloom also starred in a series of 1994 television movies playing Bandit, a part loosely based on the iconic Burt Reynolds role. Bloom continues his working relationship with Carnahan, playing private mercenary bad guy "Pike" in the 2010 movie The A-Team, which Bloom also co-wrote with Carnahan, who directed the 20th Century Fox feature based on the popular television series.

Bloom is expanding his resume to include voice work, both acting in animated projects and video games as well as commercial voiceovers. His recent work has been a series of commercials for the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, directed by filmmaker Joe Carnahan, the voice of Alex Shepherd in Silent Hill: Homecoming, Kane in Kane & Lynch: Dead Men and its sequel, Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, and the voice of Jackie Estacado in The Darkness II. He voiced Captain America in the animated show The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the video games Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel Heroes. He voiced William "B.J." Blazkowicz in Wolfenstein: The New Order and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood. He has also voiced a number of characters for BioWare video games, most notably the dwarf storyteller Varric Tethras in Dragon Age II (2011) and its sequel Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014).



List of film roles
Year Series Role Notes Source
1984 Once Upon a Time in America Young Patsy    
1985 The Stuff Jason's Brother    
1985 Walls of Glass Danny Flanagan    
1988 Crash Course Riko Konner Television film
Also known as Driving Academy
1988 Dance 'til Dawn Kevin McCrea Television film  
1989 Desperate for Love Alex Cutler Television film  
1990 Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair Antonio Television film  
1991 Brotherhood of the Gun Zack Hollister Television film  
1992 The Keys Michael Television film  
1992 Deuce Coupe Ray Fitzpatrick    
1993 At Home with the Webbers Josh Television film  
1994 Bandit: Bandit Goes Country Bandit Television film  
1994 Bandit: Bandit Bandit Bandit Television film  
1994 Bandit: Beauty and the Bandit Bandit Television film  
1994 Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel Bandit Television film  
1994 Confessions of a Sorority Girl Mort Television film  
1996 The Colony Mick McCann Television film  
1996 Vampirella Demos Direct-to-video  
1997 Escape from Atlantis Joriath Television film  
1997 Melanie Darrow Det. Lou Darrow Television film  
1998 DayBreak Dr. Harry Day Television film  
1998 The Sender Jack Grayson    
1998 Extramarital Bob    
1999 Knocking on Death's Door Brad Gallagher    
2000 Across the Line Walt Dernin    
2000 American Virgin Brad    
2000 Blood Money Tony Restrelli Television film  
2001 Hostage Negotiator Danny McBaine Television film  
2002 Baseball Wives N/A Television film  
2005 McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty? Aaron Glover Television film  
2006 Smokin' Aces Agent Baker    
2006 Terminal Roger Short film  
2006 The Zodiac Zodiac Voice role  
2006 Faceless Angel Eyes Television film  
2006 Right at Your Door Police Officer    
2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths Ultraman Voice role [1]
2010 The A-Team Pike Also writer  
2012 Risen Falco    
2013 Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite Cyborg Voice role  
2014 Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher Frank Castle/The Punisher Voice role [1][2]

Television series[edit]

List of television roles
Year Series Role Notes Source
1983–87 As the World Turns Dustin Donovan / Dusty Donovan Main role
Won — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1985)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1986, 1987)
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime Television Series
1984 ABC Weekend Special Tony DiSpirito Episode: "A Different Twist"  
1989 Beauty and the Beast Cameron Benson Episode: "The Hollow Men"  
1989 21 Jump Street Michael Capeman Episode: "Next Victim"  
1989 Live-In Eric Episode: "Kissing Cousin"  
1989 Matlock Tony Morgen Episode: "The Good Boy"  
1989 Empty Nest Jimmy Episode: "You Are 16 Going on 17 and I'm Not"  
1991 Over My Dead Body Johnny Mason Episode: "An Actor Prepares"  
1992 2000 Malibu Road Eric Adler Main role  
1994 Melrose Place Zack Phillips 3 episodes  
1995 Touched by an Angel Clayton Martin Episode: "Unidentified Female"  
1996 The Nanny John Episode: "The Cradle Robbers"  
2001 Oz Ronald 'Ronnie' Barlog Episode: "Revenge Is Sweet" and "Conversions"  
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kent Rifkin Episode: "Assume Nothing"  
2003 Sealab 2021 Beck Bristow Episode: "Meet Beck Bristow"  
2004 Dragnet Brett Thorson Episode: "Abduction"  
2004 CSI: Miami Scott Riley Episode: "Crime Wave"  
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gabriel Thomason Episode: "Strain"  
2006 CSI: NY Dr. Craig Zimmer Episode: "Cool Hunter"  
2006 Pepper Dennis Gary Episode: "Dennis, Bulgari, Big Losers at ACoRNS: Film at Eleven"  
2006 Cold Case Roger Felice Episode: "Baby Blues"  
2007 Drive Allan James, Bill, Nathan 5 episodes  
2007 Without a Trace Christopher Douglas Episode: "Lost Boy"  
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Carter Episode: "Heavy Metal"  
2009 Dollhouse Jonas Sparrow Episode: "True Believe"  
2010–11 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Captain Atom, Creeper, Iron, Oxygen Voice role
3 episodes
2010–11 G.I. Joe: Renegades Zartan, Inventor Voice role
4 episodes
2010–12 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Captain America/Steve Rogers, Scanner Drone Voice role
Main role
2012–14 Gravity Falls Rumble McSkirmish Voice role
3 episodes
2012–15 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Captain Ryan, Captain Dash Coolstar, Cyberoid X, Crognard, Muurg, additional voices Voice role
23 episodes
2012 Blackout Keller 3 episodes  
2013 Avengers Assemble Hyperion Voice role
7 episodes

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Series Role Notes Source
2004 EverQuest II Generic Enemy    
2004 Jak 3 Kleiver, Wastelander 2, Freedom League Guards, Male Citizens   [1]
2004 Call of Duty: Finest Hour Additional voices    
2005 Battlefield 2 Grunt Soldier, various voices    
2005 F.E.A.R. Police    
2005 Jak X: Combat Racing Kleiver   [1]
2005 Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2nd Officer    
2006 Driver: Parallel Lines Ray    
2006 Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers Randolf, various voices    
2006 Dreamfall: The Longest Journey Marcus Crozier, The Guardian, Kenji    
2006 Yakuza Additional voices    
2006 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent American Soldier, Sniper    
2006 Call of Duty 3 Guzzo    
2007 300: March to Glory Persian Champion, Various Spartans, Various Arcadians    
2007 Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars Militant, Sniper Team Leader    
2007 Driver '76 Ray    
2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd/Silver Surfer    
2007 Medal of Honor: Airborne Additional voices    
2007 World in Conflict Drill Commander    
2007 Halo 3 Brutes Uncredited  
2007 TimeShift Police #1    
2007 F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate Nightcrawler Elite, additional voices Expansion pack  
2007 Kane & Lynch: Dead Men Kane    
2007 Mass Effect Simon Atwell, additional voices    
2007 The Golden Compass Boat Inspector, Samoyed, Trollesund    
2008 Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Additional voices    
2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Enemy Soldiers, MGO Soldiers English version only [1][3]
2008 Silent Hill: Homecoming Alex Shepherd   [1]
2008 Fracture Jet Brody    
2008 Dead Space Baily, Bram Neumann, Crew Member, additional voices Credited as Bryan Bloom  
2008 Tom Clancy's EndWar Additional voices    
2008 Call of Duty: World at War – Final Fronts Joe Miller PS2 counterpart to Call of Duty: World at War [citation needed]
2008 Rise of the Argonauts Jason    
2009 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Blackwater    
2009 Halo Wars Additional voices    
2009 Wanted: Weapons of Fate Chicago Grunt    
2009 The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Guard   [1]
2009 Prototype Marcus Grave    
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Recondo    
2009 F.E.A.R. 2: Reborn Foxtrot 813 Protagonist (uncredited)  
2009 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Daredevil, Bullseye    
2009 Dragon Age: Origins Leske, Dwyn, Orzammar Royal Guard, Surface Dwarf, Jarrik Dace    
2009 Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier Klout   [1]
2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Additional Voice Talent    
2010 Mass Effect 2 Keiji Okuda, Hammerhead VI    
2010 MAG Valor Executive    
2010 Alpha Protocol G22 Agent, Soldier    
2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Matt Horner   [1]
2010 Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days Kane    
2010 Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Kane    
2010 Mafia II Eric Riley, Bones, Debt Collector   [1]
2011 Dead Space 2 Additional voices    
2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Captain America    
2011 Bulletstorm Heavy Echo Trooper   [1]
2011 Dragon Age II Varric Tethras   [1]
2011 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Pepper, additional voices    
2011 F.E.A.R. 3 Armacham Gunners (Shotgun)    
2011 Gears of War 3 Pilot, Guard, Drone, Boomer, additional voices    
2011 Rage Phallinx Hagar, Clint, Sid    
2011 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Multiplayer Characters   [1]
2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Yuri    
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Trooper Male   [1][4]
2012 The Darkness II Jackie Estacado Replacing Kirk Acevedo [1]
2012 Mass Effect 3 Overwatch Commander, additional voices    
2012 Infex Bloom    
2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Cyborg, Aquaman    
2012 Spec Ops: The Line Marines   [1]
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Thugs, Street Punk    
2012 The Secret World John Wolf, Illuminati Envoy    
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Black Guard B English version only  
2012 Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Additional voices    
2012 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Soldier    
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Strikeforce Soldier, Navy Seal, Doorman, Multiplayer    
2013 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Matt Horner Expansion pack [1]
2013 Gears of War: Judgment Onyx Officer   [5]
2013 Fuse Dalton Brooks   [1]
2013 Marvel Heroes Captain America, Daredevil   [1]
2013 Deadpool Ranged 4, Brawler 2    
2013 Saints Row IV The Voices of Virtual Steelport    
2013 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified XCOM Agent    
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins Black Mask Also in Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate  
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Black Mask    
2013 Call of Duty: Ghosts Keegan P. Russ    
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices   [6]
2014 Titanfall Additional voices    
2014 Wolfenstein: The New Order William "B.J." Blazkowicz    
2014 Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Autobot Soldier 01, Decepticon Rocket Trooper   [1]
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Additional voices    
2014 Sunset Overdrive Jess    
2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Additional voices Also grouped under Additional Cast  
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition Varric Tethras    
2015 Evolve Additional voices Also motion capture [7]
2015 Battlefield Hardline Additional voices    
2015 Wolfenstein: The Old Blood William "B.J." Blazkowicz    
2015 Batman: Arkham Knight Black Mask Gamestop pre-order bonus  
2015 Mad Max Additional voices   [8]
2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Additional voices   [9]
2015 Lego Dimensions Additional voices   [10]


  1. ^ 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 "Behind The Voice Actors – Brian Bloom". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved June 27, 2015.  – green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits
  2. ^ Wheatley, Cliff (March 14, 2014). "Avengers Confidential: Black Widow and Punisher Review". IGN. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, closing credits, 4 minutes in - Metal Gear Online Unit - Voice-Over Cast - Soldiers
  4. ^ BioWare (2011-12-20). Star Wars: The Old Republic. Electronic Arts, LucasArts. Scene: closing credits, 9:50 in, English Cast. 
  5. ^ "Gears of War: Judgment Credits". Microsoft Game Studios. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  7. ^ Sledgehammer Games. Evolve. Activision. Scene: Credits, 10:54 in, Voice Over Performers. 
  8. ^ Avalanche Studios. Mad Max. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 5:40 in, Talent. 
  9. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 
  10. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego Dimensions. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 4:45 in, Voiceover Talent. 

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