John Patrick Lowrie
John Patrick Lowrie
|Alma mater||Indiana University School of Music (Ph.D. in Music Composition)|
|Occupation||Actor, musician, author|
John Patrick Lowrie (born June 28, 1952) is an American actor, musician and author best known for voicing the Sniper in Team Fortress 2 and various characters in Dota 2. He has played Sherlock Holmes in the radio series The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes since 2001.
Lowrie has performed roles in video games such as The Suffering and The Suffering: Ties That Bind, Total Annihilation and its expansions, The Operative: No One Lives Forever and No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way. Lowrie is mostly recognized for his voice acting in Valve games such as Team Fortress 2, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Left 4 Dead, Dota 2, and Artifact.
He is noted for playing the roles of the Sniper in the online first-person shooter game Team Fortress 2, Agent Gray in the MMORPG The Matrix Online, as well as Odessa Cubbage and the male citizens in Half-Life 2.
Lowrie has played Sherlock Holmes in the radio drama series The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes on the program Imagination Theatre since 2001. He also voiced Holmes in the program's related radio series The Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He and Lawrence Albert, who voices Dr. Watson on the program, are the longest-running audio Holmes and Watson team in American radio history.
He wrote a science fiction novel published in 2011 titled Dancing with Eternity.
His adolescence was spent in Boulder, Colorado where he attended various high schools briefly before joining the United States Navy. He studied for a Ph.D. in Music Composition at Indiana University. He has been married to Ellen McLain since 1986. McLain also works as a voice actor, and has starred alongside him in Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2, and Dota 2.
|1997||Betrayal in Antara||Tyre, Enkudi, Mackey|
|Spy Fox in "Dry Cereal"||Artimice J. Bigpig|
|1998||Total Annihilation: The Core Contingency|
|Total Annihilation: Battle Tactics|
|Police Quest: SWAT 2||Tammany, Officer, Security Guard, Hostage|
|2000||The Operative: No One Lives Forever||Bruno Lawrie|
|2002||No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way|
|2004||Half-Life 2||Odessa Cubbage, Male citizens|
|2005||The Matrix Online||Agent Gray|
|The Suffering: Ties That Bind||The Man|
|2006||Half-Life 2: Episode One||Male citizens|
|2007||Half-Life 2: Episode Two||Griggs / Male citizens|
|Team Fortress 2||Sniper|
|2008||Left 4 Dead||Houseboat Radio|
|2009||F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin||Harold Keegan|
|Halo 3: ODST||Kinsler|
|2010||Halo: Reach||Sword Control|
|2011||The Lord of the Rings: War in the North||Beleram|
|2013||Dota 2||Ancient Apparition, Dark Seer, Doom , Earthshaker, Pudge, Shadow Fiend, Storm Spirit, Voice of the International Announcer|
|2018||Artifact||Dark Seer, Earthshaker, Storm Spirit, Shadow Fiend|
|2019||The Church in the Darkness||Isaac Walker|
|2008||Meet the Sniper||Sniper||Animated Team Fortress 2 short|
- "Podcast Episode 41". Impetuous Windmills. February 14, 2011. Retrieved July 19, 2011.
- Wright, Stewart (April 30, 2019). "The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Broadcast Log" (PDF). Old Time Radio. Retrieved January 29, 2020. See also the list of radio portrayals of Sherlock Holmes.
- "Dancing With Eternity by John Patrick Lowrie". Goodreads. September 1, 2011. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
- McLain, Ellen (September 20, 2016). "Complete Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". ellenmclain.net. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
Ellen is on several of the episodes, her husband John Patrick Lowrie – Actor/Writer – Voice Actor in 20+ video games plays Sherlock.
- Gross, Ashley (May 8, 2015). "The Unlikely Stars Of Americans' Favorite Video Games". National Public Radio. Retrieved May 26, 2017.
- "Betrayal in Antara (1997) Windows credits". MobyGames. Retrieved January 11, 2021.
- "Behind the Voice Actors – John Patrick Lowrie". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
- "Police Quest: SWAT 2 (1998) Windows credits". MobyGames. Retrieved January 11, 2021.
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