Greg Ellis (actor)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Greg Ellis
Born Jonny Rees
(1968-03-21) 21 March 1968 (age 48)
Wigan, Lancashire, England, UK
Residence North Hollywood, California
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1988–present

Jonny Rees[1] (born 21 March 1968) known professionally as Greg Ellis, is an English actor and voice actor. He is known for his voice over work in video games, movies and TV shows. He is also known for providing Additional Voices for The Bard's Tale, Medal of Honor: European Assault, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, BioShock Infinite, Disney Infinity and Sofia the First. He is also well known for voicing Jet-Vac in the Skylanders reboot of the franchise, Cullen and Various Voices in the Dragon Age franchise, Rocket Raccoon through Various Marvel Projects, and Tin in the Tom and Jerry Direct-to-video movies. He currently resides in North Hollywood, California

Career[edit]

Ellis known for his TV, film, and video game voice over work. He has appeared in films such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series (as Lieutenant Commander Theodore Groves of the Royal Navy), the 2009 Star Trek film (as Chief Engineer Olsen, the original engineer of the Enterprise), Titanic, Beowulf, To End All Wars, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. His television work includes Trust Me, The X-Files, Valentine, Nip-Tuck, the 2008 remake Knight Rider series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (in its final episode, "What You Leave Behind"), and in the third season of 24 (as the biological weapons dealer Michael Amador).

He also has a steady voice over career. His voice was featured in the PlayStation 2 games Rogue Galaxy (as Simon Wicard), Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (as Cait Sith), and Tomb Raider: Legend (as Alister Fletcher), as well as in Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age II, and Dragon Age: Inquisition (as Cullen). His minor video game work includes voices for SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, Tomb Raider: Underworld, and Ty the Tasmanian Tiger. He has also voiced characters in cartoons such as The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Invader Zim, and first three series of the Ben 10 franchise.

He played Cmdr. Giles Price in the game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 and reprised the role in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising. He reprised his role as Cait Sith in the English version of the CGI film Final Fantasy VII Advent Children. He voiced Garmund in the Robert Zemeckis animated film, Beowulf.[2] Ellis originally started in musicals and was Rusty in Starlight Express at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and was the alternate Chris in the original cast of Miss Saigon at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He also appears on the cast recording of the new Starlight Express. He released a single from the show, "Next Time You Fall in Love".

He is also provided Additional Voices for The Bard's Tale, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, BioShock Infinite, Disney Infinity and Sofia the First.

He is uncredited as he provides Additional Voices for Medal of Honor: European Assault.

He also provided Various Voices for The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer.

He has an uncredited voice role as Dr. Malikov in the 2008 science fiction first-person shooter video game Resistance 2.

On May 11, 2016 Ellis went missing from his home in North Hollywood and there was a great concern for his whereabouts from his friends and fans. He was found after 4 days on the 14th May 2016. Highly trusted sources believe he was under his 3rd or 4th "5150" in the last 18 months. A "5150" is an involuntary psych-hold.

Filmography[edit]

Live-action roles[edit]

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

Shorts[edit]

Voice roles[edit]

Animation[edit]

Anime[edit]

Film[edit]

Video games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greg Ellis (Jonny Rees), voice actor for Dragon Age's Cullen and many others, went missing from his North Hollywood home on May 11.". kotaku.com. 2016-05-14. Retrieved 2016-05-14. 
  2. ^ "BEOWULF site launches". Cinescape.com. 2006-07-26. Retrieved 2006-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Spark of Rebellion". Star Wars Rebels. 3 October 2014. Event occurs at 43:07. Disney Channel. 
  4. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. Diablo III. Scene: Closing credits, 4:10 in, Voice Over, Additional Voices. 
  5. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. Scene: Closing credits, 5:23 in, Voice Over, Additional Voices. 
  6. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity. Scene: Closing credits, 4:52 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  7. ^ Konami (2015). Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Scene: Closing credits, 0:32 in, Cast. 

External links[edit]