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David Gasman (September 27, 1960) is an American actor, voice artist, director and translator. He has appeared in many popular cartoons and video games, such as Rayman and Code Lyoko. In his acting career, he has acted in movies like Jefferson in Paris, The Bourne Identity, Arthur and the Vengeance of Maltazard, Babylon A.D., and Largo Winch as well as in over fifty theatrical productions including several musicals. He was well received in an important recurring role in Kaboul Kitchen, a French TV series.
Biography and career
Gasman graduated from the professional acting conservatory at Cornish College. He began to pursue an interest in poetry and Shakespeare he became an American film and television actor, voice director and translator living in Paris, France (he moved there from Seattle, Washington, where he was born and raised). He has been voicing and directing characters in films, video games, cartoons, commercials and documentaries since 1991. He has appeared in small roles in such feature films as Largo Winch and From Paris With Love.
He voices several characters in Beyond: Two Souls and is the voice, body and face of Officer J. Sherman as well as several characters in Heavy Rain and is the voice (as well as, in some cases, the body and face of):
- Arkhail, the main orc in Of Orcs and Men.
- Twinsen in Little Big Adventure 2.
- Rayman in the Rayman games, and does several voices in the Raving Rabbids series.
- Ed in Tonic Trouble
- Strummer in Scruff
- Jim, William, Herb, Yumi's Father, Xana, and others in the cartoon series Code Lyoko
- Lucas Kane in Fahrenheit (AKA Indigo Prophecy)
He did voices in the following video games, among others: R.U.S.E., Driver: Renegade, Amy, Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure, Heavy Rain, Fahrenheit, Syberia II, Alone in the Dark 2, Alone in the Dark 3, Curse: The Eye of Isis, Kya: Dark Lineage, XIII, Beyond Good & Evil, Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc, Hitchcock: The Final Cut, Rayman Rush, Rayman Arena, Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern, Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary, Rayman 2, Dracula: The Resurrection, Outcast, Faust, Omikron: The Nomad Soul, Dark Earth, Lost Eden, Atlantis 3: The New World, and Atlantis: The Lost Tales.