David Wald

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David Wald
Alma materUniversity of Miami
OccupationVoice actor

David Wald is an American voice actor who voices in English dubs of Japanese anime. Some of his major roles include: Gajeel Redfox in Fairy Tail, Hannes in Attack on Titan, Bulat in Akame ga Kill!, and Master Chief in Halo Legends. He is involved in productions for Funimation and ADV Films (now Seraphim Digital and Sentai Filmworks) in Texas. He is openly gay and advocates bringing positive homosexual representation in dubbed anime.[1] He served as ADR director for Sentai Filmworks dubs of Yuri/yaoi titles: Love Stage, Bloom Into You, Hitorijime My Hero, Kase-san and Morning Glories.


Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[2]
2005 Shadow Skill Various characters Resume
2007 Innocent Venus Various characters Resume
2007 Air Gear Mitsuru Bando, Masaya Orihara, others Resume
2007 Welcome to the NHK Various characters Resume, CA
2010 Golgo 13 Golgo 13 [3]
2010 Legends of the Dark King Toki [3]
2011 Gosick Albert de Blois [3]
2011 Guin Saga Guin CA
2012–19 Fairy Tail Gajeel Redfox [4]
2012 Hakuōki Isami Kondou [3]
2011 Mardock Scramble: The First Compression Dimsdale Boiled [3]
2012 Psycho-Pass Choe Gu-sung [3]
2012 Shiki Toshio Ozaki [5]
2013 Toriko Teppei [3]
2013 Sankarea: Undying Love Dan'ichirō Sanka (Rea's Father) [6]
2013 Phi-Brain Kaito Daimon [3]
2013 Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc Shishio Makoto [3]
2013 Problem Children Are Coming from Another World, Aren't They? Galdo Gaspar
2014–17 Attack on Titan Hannes [7]
2014, 2016 Gatchaman Crowds Berg Katze Sentai Filmworks dub, Also Insight in 2016 [8]
2014 Diabolik Lovers Reiji Sakamaki [9]
2015 Dog & Scissors Munakata, Daimon [10]
2015 Unbreakable Machine-Doll Sigmund [11]
2015 SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation Manager Kitamura [12]
2015 Akame ga Kill! Bulat [13]
2015 Shimoneta Raiki Gouriki
2016 Hanayamata Naru's Father [3][14]
2016 Brothers Conflict Rintaro Hinata [15]
2016 Garo: The Animation German Luis [3]
2016 Izetta: The Last Witch Lord Redford Succeeded Cole Brown due to his death [16]
2016 DanMachi Welf Crozzo
2016 The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Riki Nendou, Midori Nendou, Takeuchi Nendou, Baron Cola [17]
2017–present My Hero Academia Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu, Snipe season 2 [18]
2017 Gate Yoji Itami [19]
2017–18 Haikyu!! Coach Keishin Ukai [20]
2017 Diabolik Lovers: More, blood Reiji Sakamaki [21]
2018–present One Piece Paulie, Baron Tamago [22]
2018 UQ Holder! Magister Negi Magi! 2 Albireo Imma
2018 Golden Kamuy Lieutenant Tsurumi [23]
2018 Black Clover Vetto
2019 Dragon Ball Super Napapa, Hyssop [24]
2019 Actors: Songs Connection Usuki [25]
2020 Plunderer Alexandrov Grigorovich / Alan
2020 Shirobako Masahiro Ōkura [26]
2020 PaRappa the Rapper PJ Berri
2020 Arte Arte's Father [27]
2021 Gleipnir Madoka [28]
2021 SK8 the Infinity Ainosuke Shindo / Adam [29]
2021 Dragon Goes House-Hunting Samuel Assistant ADR Director [30]
2021 The Stranger by the Shore Shun's Dad ADR Director [31]
2021 Vinland Saga Askeladd Sentai Filmworks Dub [32]
2021 The Case Study of Vanitas ADR Director [33]
2022 The Dawn of the Witch Holdem [34]
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[2]
2012 Gintama: The Movie Shouyou Yoshida, Isao Kondo, Jintetsu Murata Sentai Filmworks Dub
2015 Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Raizo limited theatrical release [3]
2017 Shin Godzilla Tanba Direct-to-Video
2022 Sing a Bit of Harmony Saijo [35]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work/Recipient Result Ref
2022 Crunchyroll Anime Awards Best VA Performance (EN) Ainosuke Shindo/Adam (SK8 the Infinity) Won [36]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davis, Victoria (August 10, 2019). "Directing Dubs: David Wald talks directing Hitorijime My Hero and LGBTQ+ anime". hiddenremote. Fansided. Archived from the original on January 27, 2021. Retrieved October 20, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "David Wald – Resume". Pastorini-Bosby Talent Agency. Archived from the original on July 10, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2017 – via resumes.breakdownexpress.com.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Behind The Voice Actors - David Wald". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  4. ^ Fairy Tail: Part 2 (DVD). Funimation Entertainment. 2011.
  5. ^ Sevakis, Justin. "Funimation Announces Shiki English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on January 27, 2021.
  6. ^ "English Cast Announcement for Sankarea". Funimation. Archived from the original on January 28, 2021. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  7. ^ "A Colossal Cast Announcement". Funimation. Archived from the original on May 1, 2021. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  8. ^ Green, Scott. ""Gatchaman Crowds" English Dub Cast Announced". crunchyroll.com. Archived from the original on January 30, 2021. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  9. ^ Ressler, Karen (November 11, 2014). "Sentai Filmworks Announces Diabolik Lovers English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on September 1, 2020.
  10. ^ Green, Scott (December 3, 2014). ""Dog & Scissors" English Dub Cast Announced". Crunchyroll. Archived from the original on October 22, 2021.
  11. ^ Ressler, Karen (December 15, 2014). "Clifford Chapin, Bryn Apprill Star in Unbreakable Machine Doll English Dub". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on February 22, 2021.
  12. ^ Ressler, Karen (April 14, 2015). "David Wald Boards 'Super Sonico' Anime English Dub". fandompost.com. Archived from the original on January 29, 2021. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  13. ^ "Akame ga Kill! Collection One Cast List". Sentai Filmworks. Archived from the original on November 8, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  14. ^ Ressler, Karen. "Caitlynn French, Luci Christian Star in HaNaYaMaTa English Dub". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on August 25, 2021. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  15. ^ "Brothers Conflict English Cast Announcement". funimation.com. Archived from the original on June 15, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  16. ^ "Remembering Cole Owen Brown". Funimation. Archived from the original on May 21, 2020. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  17. ^ "Riki Nendou Voice". Behind the Voice Actors. Archived from the original on November 10, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2020.
  18. ^ Ugwa, Godswill (April 8, 2017). "My Hero Academia Season 2 Cast Announcement". Funimation Blog. Archived from the original on February 6, 2021. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  19. ^ Ressler, Karen (June 5, 2017). "GATE Anime's English Dub Casts David Wald as Yoji Itami". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on January 26, 2021. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
  20. ^ Sherman, Jennifer. "Sentai Filmworks Announces Haikyu!! English Dub Cast With Video". animenewsnetwork.com. Archived from the original on October 22, 2021. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  21. ^ Ressler, Karen (November 11, 2014). "Sentai Filmworks Announces Diabolik Lovers English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on September 1, 2020.
  22. ^ "Fishman Island Arc's English Dub Concludes in May - The One Piece Podcast". onepiecepodcast.com. February 15, 2018. Archived from the original on November 10, 2021. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  23. ^ @DavidWald_VA (May 8, 2018). "Golden Kamuy episode 2 is up, in which I get to voice Tsurumi, just your average psychopath with a metal plate for a face. More mania to come! @FUNimation @InmanJeremy" (Tweet). Archived from the original on May 29, 2018 – via Twitter.
  24. ^ "- YouTube". YouTube.
  25. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (November 25, 2019). "Sound Cadence Studios Provides Dub for Funimation's Stream of Actors: Songs Connections Anime". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on February 8, 2022. Retrieved February 8, 2022.
  26. ^ "SHIROBAKO Official English Dub Cast List". Sentai Filmworks. September 9, 2020. Archived from the original on November 10, 2021. Retrieved September 9, 2020.
  27. ^ "Arte". Sound Cadence Studios. Archived from the original on August 30, 2021. Retrieved April 12, 2021.
  28. ^ "Gleipnir". Sound Cadence Studios. Archived from the original on August 30, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2021.
  29. ^ Friedman, Nicholas (February 5, 2021). "It's a Downhill Jam! SK8 the Infinity English Dub Announced, Cast and Crew Revealed". Funimation. Archived from the original on February 11, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2021.
  30. ^ Friedman, Nicholas (June 4, 2021). "Dragon Goes House-Hunting English Dub Announced, Cast & Crew Revealed". Funimation. Archived from the original on October 10, 2021. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  31. ^ Lawrence, Briana (August 14, 2021). "Video Interview With The Stranger by the Shore's Josh Grelle, Justin Briner, and David Wald on the Importance of Queer Anime". The Mary Sue. Archived from the original on August 25, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2021.
  32. ^ "Who's in the Vinland Saga Dub? Sentai Reveals The Official English Cast List". Sentai Filmworks. July 23, 2021. Archived from the original on July 25, 2021. Retrieved July 23, 2021.
  33. ^ Friedman, Nicholas (August 5, 2021). "The Case Study of Vanitas English Dub Announced, Cast and Crew Revealed". Funimation. Archived from the original on August 5, 2021. Retrieved August 5, 2021.
  34. ^ Dempsey, Liam. "The Dawn of the Witch English Dub Reveals Cast & Crew, Release Date". Crunchyroll. Retrieved April 21, 2022.
  35. ^ "Sing a Bit of Harmony English Dub Cast and Release Date". Funimation. December 14, 2021. Retrieved December 17, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  36. ^ Goslin, Austen (February 9, 2022). "Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1 wins top prize at Crunchyroll's Anime Awards". Polygon. Retrieved February 9, 2022.

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