December 2, 1952 |
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
|Education||John Hersey High School|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
|Spouse(s)||Jennifer Jay Stewart (1994-2005) (divorced) (2 sons)|
Keith Szarabajka ([ʂaraˈbajka]; born December 2, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist. Some of his best known roles include Mickey Kostmayer on The Equalizer, Daniel Holtz, the Vampire Hunter on WB's Angel, Harlan Williams in the 1991 Stephen King miniseries Golden Years and Gerard Stephens in The Dark Knight.
He attended John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and the University of Chicago, as well as Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He studied acting further at the Organic Theater in Chicago from 1972 to 1978. Szarabajka's surname means "gray fable" in Polish. In 1982, he had a supporting role in the Costa-Gavras film Missing.
His acting resume is extensive, appearing in numerous television programs including The Equalizer, Profit, The X-Files, Becker, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Charmed, Roswell, 24, Max Steel, The Inside, and Law & Order. In 1994 he portrayed Matthew Stoner in Babylon 5 episode "Soul Mates". He is known for his role as Mickey Kostmayer in the 1980s show The Equalizer, as well as for his recurring role as vampire hunter Daniel Holtz in the cult series Angel, the spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He played the lead role in Stephen King's Golden Years.
Szarabajka has also contributed his voice to several audio books, notably Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins, for which he won the 2001 Audie Award for Best Fiction, unabridged; Fear Nothing and Seize the Night by Dean Koontz; several roles in a Grammy nominated audio dramatization of The Maltese Falcon, Rising Sun by Michael Crichton; Nelson Algren's Walk on the Wild Side; and The Mark of Zorro opposite Val Kilmer. Szarabajka is also the voice of Russman in Call of Duty Black ops 2. Additionally, he provided the voice for antagonist Dmitri Yuriev in the Xenosaga series and for The Master of Whispers in the game Guild Wars: Nightfall and for Emile Dufraisne in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent; in addition he played the role of Detective Gerard Stephens in the Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight and voiced Dr. Terrence Kyne for the animated sci-fi horror movie Dead Space: Downfall based on the Dead Space video game. He also voiced a minor character in Condemned 2: Bloodshot named Inferi. He also is the Archangel Azrael in Darksiders: Wrath of War and played a very small role in Dragon Age: Origins as a nameless dwarf collecting nugs. He plays the Reaper Harbinger, the main villain of the video game Mass Effect 2, as well as a few minor characters. In 2008, he voiced Venom in Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. In 2010 he voiced the Autobot Ironhide in Transformers: War for Cybertron as well as its 2012 sequel Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, and Mr. Freeze in Young Justice. He also provides the voice for Gilgamesh in the video game, Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. He also provided the voice for Joshua Graham in Honest Hearts, downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas.
His most recent roles include the narrator Detective Herschel Biggs in the video game LA Noire, the Chaos Advisor and Captain Apollo Diomedes in Relic Entertainment's Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution, Laserbeak in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Bastion in X-Men Destiny, several voices in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Ronan the Accuser in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Living Laser in Ultimate Spider-Man, Azrael The Narrator in Darksiders, the Crowfather in Darksiders II, the Witch-king of Angmar in Guardians of Middle-earth, Russman in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the Ur-Didact in Halo 4, General Spencer Mahad in Dead Space 3, and Cornelius Slate in BioShock Infinite.
|1987||The Misfit Brigade||Old man|
|1991||3×3 Eyes||Professor Fujii
|1992||Under Cover of Darkness||Clayton Dooley|
|1993||A Perfect World||Terry Pugh|
|1998||Dancer, Texas Pop. 81||Squirrel's Father|
|1999||The Green Mile||Donald Jetstone|
|2002||We Were Soldiers||Diplomatic Spook|
|The Wild Thornberrys Movie||Poacher (voice)|
|2008||The Dark Knight||Stephens|
|Dead Space: Downfall||Dr. Kyne (voice)|
|2010-2011||Sons of Anarchy||Viktor Putlova|
|2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Laserbeak|
|2013||Criminal Minds||Detective Marty Friedman|
|The Insomniac||Ted Lemont|
|Star Wars Rebels||Cikatro Vizago, Transport Captain, Imperial Officer #1, Old Man|||
|2015||Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts||Silverback|
|2000||Star Wars: Force Commander||Dewback Trooper
TIE Fighter Pilot
|2001||Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge||Additional Voices|
|2003||James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing||Arkady Yayakov|
|Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge||Kahn|
|2004||Viewtiful Joe 2||Jet Black
Emperor of Gedow the Blackon
|The Bard's Tale||Additional Voices|
|Spider-Man 2: The Game||Wolverine||Game Boy Edition|
|2005||Darkwatch: Curse of the West||Additional Voices|
|Madagascar||Reggie the Rhino
|Xenosaga III||Dmitri Yuriev
|Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble||Jet Black|
|Ultimate Spider-Man: The Game||Wolverine|
|EverQuest II||Additional Voices|
|Rainbow Six: Lockdown||Additional Voices|
|Splinter Cell: Double Agent||Emile Dufraisne|
|Guild Wars||Master of Whispers|
|Company of Heroes||Additional Voices|
|2007||Transformers: The Game||Decepticons|
|Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars||Additional Voices|
|Titan Quest: Immortal Throne||Additional Voices|
|2008||Condemned 2: Bloodshot||Inferi
|Dead Space||Dr. Terrence Kyne|
|Spider-Man: Web of Shadows||Eddie Brock/Venom|
|2009||Red Faction Guerrilla||Additional Voices|
|Command & Conquer 4||Additional Voices|
|Dragon Age: Origins||Nug Wrangler Boermor
Shaper Assistant Milldrate
Smart Dwarf Male
Howe Estate Guard
Dust Town Thug Leader
|2010||Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising||Captain Apollo Diomedes
|BioShock 2||Reed Wahl|
|Mass Effect 2||Harbinger
|Quantum Theory||Franz, Xex|||
|Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions||Additional Voices|
|Minerva's Den||Reed Wahl|
|Transformers: War for Cybertron||Ironhide|
|Fallout: New Vegas||Joshua Graham|
|Dead Space 2||Additional Voices|
|Call of Duty: Black Ops||Unknown U.S. Marines||Voice can be heard in level called "SOG"; "They must have a fucking division hid out there"|
|2011||L.A. Noire||Herschel Biggs|
|Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution||Captain Apollo Diomedes|
|The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||Erandur
|2012||Transformers: Fall of Cybertron||Ironhide|
|Darksiders II||The Crowfather
|The Amazing Spider-Man||Additional Voices|
|Mass Effect 3||Harbinger|
|Call of Duty: Black Ops II||Russman|
|Doom 3 BFG Edition||Alpha Team: Sgt Roycewick|
|Halo 4||Didact/Doctor Alexander|
|2013||Dead Space 3||Spencer Mahad|
|Bioshock Infinite||Cornelius Slate|
|Saints Row 4||Clawz|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows||The Kraang|
|Skylanders: Swap Force||Flameslinger|
|2014||The Elder Scrolls Online||Hircine, Abbot Durak, Abzag the Monster, Additional Voices|
|WildStar||Colonel Audax, Maelstrom, Noximind|
|Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark||Ironhide, Autobot Titan, Decepticon Sniper|
|Skylanders: Trap Team||Flameslinger|
|Tales from the Borderlands||Rudiger|
|2015||Final Fantasy Type-0 HD||Gilgamesh|
|Batman: Arkham Knight||Additional Voices|||
- "Biography for Keith Szarabajka Biography". filmreference.com.
- "Nominees and Winners". GRAMMY.com. The Recording Academy. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- Yuri Rasovsky. "Maltese Falcon". Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- "The Mark of Zorro". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- "Spark of Rebellion". Star Wars Rebels. October 3, 2014. Event occurs at 43:07. Disney Channel.
- Team Tachyon. "Quantum Theory". Tecmo. Scene: Ending credits, 2:18 in, Quantum Theory Cast, Voice Actors.
- Rocksteady Studios. "Batman: Arkham Knight". Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 13:05 in, Voiceover & Mocap Talent.