Greg Baldwin

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Greg Baldwin
Born Gregory D. Baldwin
(1960-09-13) September 13, 1960 (age 56)
Grants, New Mexico
Residence San Fernando Valley, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Melissa
Children 2

Gregory D. "Greg" Baldwin (born September 13, 1960) is an American actor. He is known for replacing actor Mako in a number of voice roles after the latter's death in 2006.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Grants, New Mexico, and raised in Spring, Texas, he currently resides in the San Fernando Valley with his wife Melissa Baldwin of thirty years. Their two children, Sydney and Cooper, attend college out of state.

Career[edit]

Theater[edit]

He has worked in the theater extensively as Sidney Lipton in God's Favorite, Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors, Dr. Zubritsky in Neil Simon's Fools, Count Otto Von Bruno in Bullshot Crummond and the Baker in The Baker's Wife.

TV series[edit]

He voiced Iroh for the final season of Avatar: The Last Airbender and later for the second and third seasons of The Legend of Korra. He can be heard as the ancient Jedi Master Tera Sinube and as the head farmer (season 2, episode 17) on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Baldwin provided the voice of multiple characters in Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, most notably, the voice of Furlac. He voices Aku in the fifth season of Samurai Jack.[1]

Films[edit]

Baldwin performed a substantial portion of Splinter's dialog in the movie TMNT after Mako died during production.[2] In 2016, he appeared onscreen as commie writer "Dutch Zwiestrong" in Hail, Caesar![3]

Video games[edit]

Greg Baldwin first voiced Aku (from Samurai Jack) in the 2009 video game Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall. Baldwin also voices Frank Fontaine, the main antagonist in BioShock; though Karl Hanover, who voices Fontaine's fake identity Atlas in the first game, replaces Baldwin as Fontaine in BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea. His voice can also be heard in numerous other video games, including Rainbow 6: Lockdown, Assassin's Creed 2, F.E.A.R. and Fallout 4.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brock Wilbur (February 9, 2017). "Samurai Jack is back — with a darker take and a 'traumatized' samurai". Polygon. Retrieved February 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Baldwin implicitly confirms his role as Splinter while answering fans' questions at an Avatar forum". Distanthorizons.proboards.com. 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2013-08-05. 
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (October 17, 2014). "Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Adds Four (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 

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