John Rafter Lee

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John Rafter Lee
Born Birmingham, England
Occupation Actor, voice actor, narrator, playwright, producer

John Rafter Lee is a British actor, voice actor, professional narrator, playwright and producer who is best known for his portrayal of the mysterious Trevor Goodchild in Peter Chung's Æon Flux. Other notable voice credits include Meier Link in both Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust and Vampire Hunter D, Pavlo Zaitsev in episode 16 of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Jason Wynn in HBO's Spawn animated series, and Aristotle in Reign: The Conqueror

John also had a role as a voice actor playing Cid Bunansa in the video game Final Fantasy XII.

Lee was also the producer and screenwriter for the 2001 film Breathing Hard, in which he played the character John Duggan. His Æon Flux co-star Denise Poirier plays his wife Carol.

He has written the plays Blood and Milk, Hitler's Head, Passchendaele, Clean Souls and Frankincense. He has adapted into English Schiller's Don Carlos, Racine's Britannicus and Grabbe's Jest, Satire, Irony and Deeper Significance. Passchendaele received its first production at the New York Fringe Festival in August 2010.

His latest film, which he wrote and co-produced, is Forfeit, which received its premier at the 2007 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. He is currently writing a film to be shot in his hometown, Birmingham, England.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1976 Bugsy Malone Benny Lee
1986 Comrades Juggler
1988 Rikky and Pete High Ranking Officer
1992 Small Kill Hit Man
1993 Hammers Over the Anvil Charles McAlister
1999 George Lucas in Love Ranter Short film
1999 Princess Mononoke Additional Voices (voice)
2001 Breathing Hard John Duggan Also writer and producer
2001 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Meier Link (voice)
2003 Jules Verne & Walt Disney: Explorers of Imagination Narrator Documentary
2007 Forfeit N/A Writer and producer

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Æon Flux Trevor Goodchild (voice) 10 episodes
1996 Mercury Jim Mulvaney Unknown episodes
1997–1999 Todd McFarlane's Spawn Jason Wynn (voice) 17 episodes
2000 Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki Azusa Jurai (voice) Episode: "Here Comes Jurai"
2003 Reign: The Conqueror Aristotle (voice) 4 episodes
2003 Ninja Scroll: The Series Renya Yagyu (voice)
2003–2004 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Yaku Humimari, Kusunoki, Zaitsef, Security Guard (voice) 4 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Vampire Hunter D Meier Link
2006 Final Fantasy XII Cid Bunansa

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