James Arnold Taylor
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|James Arnold Taylor|
Taylor at Star Wars Weekends 2011
July 22, 1969 |
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Voice actor, author|
|Years active||1987 - Present|
|Agent||Abrams Artists Agency|
|Spouse(s)||Allison Taylor (m. 1991)|
James Arnold Taylor (born July 22, 1969) is an American voice actor and author. He is probably best known for portraying Obi-Wan Kenobi in several Star Wars projects; most significantly the Clone Wars micro-series, film and TV series. He is also known for his role as Ratchet in the Ratchet & Clank video game series and Tidus from Final Fantasy X. He voiced Fred Flintstone in commercials from 2005 up to 2011, following the death of Henry Corden. He also voiced Nicolas Cage in a trailer for a fictional movie with Cage in an episode on the sitcom The King of Queens.
Taylor was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. He has been voice acting since 1995, appearing in the Japanese game Emit. He has been an active member of the voice acting community since, appearing in numerous roles for both television, film, and video games.
Taylor is a long-time comic book and Star Wars fan. He is married to Allison Taylor. Together they have one daughter named Lydia.
In 2013, he published the book JAT 365: 365 Inspirations for the Pursuit of Your Dreams.
|1995–98||Pinky and the Brain||Additional voices|
|1995–2002||The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries||Additional voices|
|1997||Johnny Bravo||Various characters|||
|1998||Getter Robo Armageddon||Additional voices|
|1999–2002||The New Woody Woodpecker Show||Louie the Mongrel|
|2000||Pokémon||Pirate 1||Episode: "Viva Las Lapras"|
|2000||Poochini's Yard||Additional voices|
|2001||Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water||Red Noah|
|2002||Invader Zim||Rob Hummel|
|2002||Whatever Happened to Robot Jones?||Boy 3, Boy 6, Cool Kid|
|2002||¡Mucha Lucha!||Kid Wombat|
|2003–06||What's New, Scooby-Doo?||Prince Al-Fimer, Zombie Son, Burr Baston, Moto X Guy #2, Owen DeCassle, Steve Fortescu, Sonny Les Matines, Guy L'Avorton, Shawn, Frankie Martin, Dr. Laslow Ostwald, Tad, additional voices|
|2003||The Powerpuff Girls||Kid #3, Kid #5, Triplet #3, Brian Larsen||Episode: "Save Mojo/Substitute Creature"|
|2003–05||Teen Titans||Overload (first appearance only), Cash||Episode: "Car Trouble"|
|2003–05||Star Wars: Clone Wars||Obi-Wan Kenobi||Doubles Ewan McGregor|
|2003–08||Codename: Kids Next Door||King Sandy, Knight #2, Eggbert, others|
|2004||Static Shock||Eddie Felson, Speedwarp|||
|2004–06||The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy||Various characters|
|2004||The Fairly OddParents||Crash Nebula, Sprig Speevak||Episode: "Crash Nebula"|||
|2004||Justice League Unlimited||Private, Robber||Episode: "Hawk and Dove"|||
|2004||Game Over||Various characters|||
|2004–08||Drawn Together||Wooldoor Sockbat, Jew Producer|
|2005||The Buzz on Maggie||Additional voices|
|2005||My Life as a Teenage Robot||Kenny, Oblivious Guy, Customer #4||Episode: "Love 'Em or Leash 'Em/Teen Team Time"|
|2005||Stroker and Hoop||Ron Howard, Answering Machine Guy|||
|2005–14||Johnny Test||Johnny Test, Hank Anchorman, The Principal, Mr. Mittens, Bee Keeper, Darth Vegan, others|||
|2005–07||A.T.O.M.||Axel, Sebastian Manning, Tilian|||
|2005–06||The Boondocks||Crew Member, Ganstalicious Fan, Officer Frank|
|2006||Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story||Bugs Bunny, additional voices|
|2006–07||Celebrity Deathmatch||Johnny Depp, Christian Bale||Voice double|
|2006–08||Legion of Super Heroes||Mekt Ranzz/Lightning Lord, Color Kid, Ultra Boy, Porcupine Pete|
|2006||"The Zimmer Twins"||Edgar Zimmer||All episodes|||
|2007||Afro Samurai||Yashichi||Episode: "The Dream Reader"|||
|2008||Family Guy||Nathan Lane||Voice double|
|2008–09||The Spectacular Spider-Man||Harry Osborn, Frederick Foswell/Patch|||
|2008||Ben 10: Alien Force||Raff, Attendant #1||Episode: "X = Ben + 2"|||
|2008–11||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Green Arrow, Blue Bowman, Guy Gardner, Major Disaster, Wotan, Nabu, Mark Desmond, Arges, Leslie "Rocky" Davis, Alpha-Red, G.I. Robot, Jace|||
|2008–13||Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Obi-Wan Kenobi, Plo Koon, Rako Hardeen, others|
|2010||Big Time Rush||Regional Manager Taylor||Episode: "Big Time Demos"|
|2010–12||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Rung Laddernton, George Avcados, Randy|
|2010||G.I. Joe: Renegades||Sherriff Terry, Matty, Russel Clemens|||
|2011||Ben 10: Ultimate Alien||Kolar, Announcer, Brannigan|
|2011||ThunderCats||Old Emrick, Khamai||Episode: "Song of the Petalars"|||
|2011–13||Young Justice||Barry Allen/The Flash, Burton Thompson, Nathaniel Tryon/Neutron, Topo, Atlantean Guard #2|||
|2012||Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters||King Tritonus|
|2013||Beware the Batman||William Benjamin, Officer Dunbrowski, Subway Conductor|||
|2013–15||Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.||Leader, Blastaar, Triton, Human Torch, others|||
|2014||Star Wars Rebels||Obi-Wan Kenobi||Episode: "Spark of Rebellion"|||
|2014||Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered||The Flash|||
|2014||We Wish You a Merry Walrus||Roofhowse|||
|2015||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Additional voices|||
|2015||Clarence||Camden's Dad||Episode: "Where the Wild Chads Are"|
|2015||Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors||Triton, Molten Man|||
|2015||Guardians of the Galaxy||Cosmo, Yondu|||
- "Behind The Voice Actors - James Arnold Taylor". Behind The Voice Actors.
- "James Arnold Taylor IMDB".
- "Interview with James Arnold Taylor for "Justice League vs. Bizarro League"". YouTube. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
- Lego Justice League vs. Bizarro League Closing Credits
- LEGO Justice League: Cosmic Clash Movie Bluray With Cosmic Boy Minifigure Details -- Action Figures Toys News ToysNewsI.com
- "Spark of Rebellion". Star Wars Rebels. October 3, 2014. Event occurs at 43:07. Disney Channel.
- "Lego Batman: Be-Leaguered". Lego Batman. October 27, 2014.
- Catherine Taber [cattaber] (December 23, 2014). "She, James Arnold Taylor, and Dee Bradley Baker are in the Club Penguin special We Wish You a Merry Walrus" (Tweet). Retrieved December 29, 2014 – via Twitter.
- Penn Zero: Part-Time Zero Episode 4 closing credits
- Marvel Entertainment (February 19, 2015). Entertainment/status/568507822784163840 "James Arnold Taylor (@JATactor) will voice Yondu & Cosmo in #DisneyXD's #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy! #GuardiansVoiceCast" Check
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- Torus Games. Shrek Smash n' Crash Racing. Activision Value Publishing. Scene: Closing credits, 4 minutes in, Voice overs.
- Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes. LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent.
- Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Trap Team. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in, Voice Actors.
- DC Entertainment (December 17, 2014). "Infinite Crisis - Behind the Voice - James Arnold Taylor as Nightmare Robin". YouTube.
- Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:29 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.