Jon St. John

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Jon St. John
OccupationVoice actor, radio personality
Years active1975–present
AgentSolid Talent

Jon St. John is an American voice actor and former radio personality. He is best known for his voice roles such as Duke Nukem in the Duke Nukem video game series and Big the Cat, E-102 Gamma and E-123 Omega in the Sonic the Hedgehog video game franchise.

Career[edit]

He started his career in voice work in 1975, when he was a Top 40 radio DJ in North Carolina. Because of his vocal talent and technical skills, he was hired as a production director for several US radio stations in cities including: New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, and Los Angeles. St. John was a radio personality for many years most recently on K-EARTH 101 in Los Angeles.[1]

He has provided the voice for numerous video game characters, such as the voice for the drill instructor Dwight T. Barnes as well as various other Marines in Half-Life: Opposing Force. He has done the voices for Big the Cat in Sonic Adventure and Sonic Heroes, Trash Man, General Warthog and other characters in Twisted Metal 4, E-102 Gamma in Sonic Battle, the announcer in Sonic Advance 3, E-123 Omega in Sonic Heroes, Bolt Logan in Chrome and Chrome: SpecForce and Agent Michael Ford in Conduit 2.

St. John is probably best known for being the voice of Duke Nukem in the Duke Nukem video game series from 1996 onwards, starting with Duke Nukem 3D with re-casting of Joe Siegler and Todd Replogle of Apogee Software. He stated in an interview that the voice of Duke Nukem was based upon Clint Eastwood's voice with a lower pitch.[citation needed]

He dubs the voice of professor Simon and Archibald in Runaway 2: The Dream of the Turtle. He provided the narrator's voice in Forsaken. He voiced "Jack Boyd" in the video games This Is The Police and its sequel. St. John voices characters for rides and attractions at the Legoland theme park in Carlsbad, CA. and at Dollywood theme park in Tennessee, he's the voice of Buzz the Buzzard, an audio animatronic character who introduces riders to the Mystery Mine ride.[1]

He was also the crew chief in NASCAR Racing 2003 Season, NASCAR Racing 2002 Season, and NASCAR Racing 4. In 2011, he voiced for an exclusive Heroes of Newerth announcer pack[2] and also a special sound pack for the TeamSpeak voice communication software.[3] He is currently working on voicing for Dudebro II and Dota 2,[2] as well as providing PvP voiceovers for Guild Wars 2.[4]

In 2019, he took on the role of the Postal Dude for Postal 4: No Regerts, stepping in to replace Rick Hunter, the previous voice actor, due to unavailability.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

List of voice performances in television shows
Year Title Role(s) Notes Source
2016 New Kids on the Rock Commercial Announcer Episode: "Computer Fighters"
2019 Liberty: Tales from the Tower Tertulius Justus Episode: "Happiness"

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role(s) Notes Source
1996 Big Red Racing Menu voice
Starwinder Barlow Lenz
Duke Nukem 3D Duke Nukem [5]
1997 Balls of Steel
1998 Duke Nukem: Time to Kill
NFL Xtreme Football Players
1999 Duke Nukem: Zero Hour Duke Nukem [5]
Evil Zone Sho Mikagami – Danzaiver [5]
Twisted Metal 4 Trash Man, Gen. Warthog, Ralph Jones, Rob Zombie, Orbital, Sweet Tooth's Spokes-Clown [5]
Blue Stinger Tim [6]
Half-Life: Opposing Force Drill Instructor Dwight T. Barnes, Drill Instructor Sharpe, MPs, HECU Soldiers
Revenant Additional voices
Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths Clown
Sonic Adventure Big the Cat [7]
2000 Sonic Shuffle
Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes Duke Nukem, Silverback, additional voices
2001 Clive Barker's Undying Additional Voices
Half-Life: Blue Shift Dr. Rosenberg, Harold, HECU Soldier
NASCAR Racing 4 Crew Chief
Runaway: A Road Adventure Otto
2002 Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project Duke Nukem [5]
Duke Nukem Advance
NASCAR Racing 2002 Season Crew Chief [5]
2003 NASCAR Racing 2003 Season
Chrome Bolt Logan [8]
Rogue Ops Additional voices
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut Big the Cat Archive footage [7]
Spy Fiction Lysander, Scarface/Dimitri Vedernikov
2004 Sonic Battle E-102 Gamma [7]
Sonic Heroes Big the Cat, E-123 Omega [7]
Sonic Advance 3 Menu voice [7]
Gangland Black Priest, Chief of Police, FBI, Gunman, Jew Boss, Vincenzo, Romano
2005 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth Charles Gilman, Joe Sergeant, Sgt. Sam Carter, Chief Constable Andrew Martin, Cutter Urania Seaman, Capt. Stephen Hearst, FBI Agent
Cold War President, Spetsnaz [9]
High Seize Wallace Stevenson
2006 Runaway 2: The Dream of the Turtle Archibald, Otto, Professor Simon
2007 America's Army: True Soldiers Sgt. Alan Smith
Jack Keane Agent Montgomery, Butcher, Eric
Tabula Rasa Various voices
2008 Drakensang: The Dark Eye Yandrik, Nolddroken, Dwarves, Troll, Orc
2009 Vector Tanks Gunner St. John
2010 Amnesia: The Dark Descent Victor, Basile [5]
Heroes of Newerth Bad Ass Pack Announcer
Star Trek Online Chancellor J'mpok, Ambassador B'Vat, Commander Ethan Burgess
2011 Conduit 2 Michael Ford
Duke Nukem Forever Duke Nukem, Guy on Throne [5]
Rochard John Rochard
TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise Execk TV series
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Commander
Guild Wars 2 PVP Narrator, Knut Whitebear
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Daniel Garner
Team Awesome Narrator
2013 Dota 2 Enigma, Bloodseeker, Axe, Kunkka
2016 This Is the Police Jack Boyd [5]
This Is the Police 2
Rad Rodgers: World One Dusty [5]
Bombshell Professor Jadus Heskel
2017 Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Duke Nukem Duke Nukem's Bulletstorm Tour DLC [10]
2019 Postal 4: No Regerts The Postal Dude [11]
Ion Fury Dr. Jadus Heskel
Unreleased Dudebro II John Dudebro

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.jonstjohn.audio/bio.html
  2. ^ a b "Jon St. John – Duke Nukem, Dota 2 and HoN Voice Actor". Neutral Creeps. February 14, 2011. Retrieved February 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "Jon St. John Sound Pack for the TeamSpeak 3 Client". TeamSpeak. April 25, 2011. Retrieved April 25, 2011.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 26, 2011. Retrieved August 18, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Behind the Voice A Actors – Jon ST John". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  6. ^ "Jon St John – 48 Character Images". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Video Games". Jon St. John. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  8. ^ Chrome, retrieved December 10, 2019
  9. ^ Cold War, retrieved December 10, 2019
  10. ^ "Bulletstorm Re-Master with Duke DLC". store.steampowered.com. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  11. ^ "POSTAL 4: No Regerts on Steam". store.steampowered.com. Retrieved December 10, 2019.

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