Kyle Rea

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Kyle Rea
Born
Kyle Evan Rea

(1981-09-04) September 4, 1981 (age 37)
NationalityAmerican
Known forVoice acting
Notable work
Fist of the North Star, Ultraman
Websitekylerea.net

Kyle Evan Rea (born September 4, 1981) is an American actor, voice-actor, filmmaker and producer, known for his voice-over roles in Fist of the North Star, Ultraman[1], Gaiking, Dangard Ace, and Space Pirate Captain Harlock. He’s acted in over 20 films, voice-acted in over 35 anime, live action and motion comic titles.[2]

Kyle is a multi-award winning photographer, screenwriter and producer.

Early life and education[edit]

Kyle Evan Rea was born in Warrenton, Oregon then moved to the farm town of Brownsmead, Oregon in the Pacific Northwest. In 2002, Rea began training with Gloria Manon in Portland Oregon. There he learned the fundamental approach to acting and voice-over.

Career[edit]

Rea took initial acting classes under the guidance of Amy Lyndon. In 2006, Rea won finalist recognition in the WILDsound screenplay competition for his screenplay “The Last One”. In 2007, he founded Clockwork Mind Pictures, a genre production company in Los Angeles, California. Current titles under the company’s belt include Good Day L.A., Egg in a Shell, Tiger Play, Billy Boy: Clown of Many Mysteries, and The Hollywood Devil, and Blood Redd which was a ShockerFest winner.[3]

In 2009, Rea was cast in his first major voice-over role for the American dub of a Fist of the North Star anime titles by Toei Animation which was produced and directed by William Winckler Productions.[4] Following these breakout voice-over roles, Rea was cast as several lead characters in other American dub anime films such as GeGeGe no Kitarō, Space Pirate Captain Harlock, Dangard Ace, The Adventures of Nadja, Gaiking and Starzinger.[5]

Rea also voiced roles for the motion comic titles Karasuma Kyoko no Jikenbo and The Mythical Detective Loki. In 2017, Rea was in Japanese live action features Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial for which he voiced Belial and Ultra Fight Victory for which he voiced Yapool. He also dubbed Ultraman 80 in Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy.[6]

Filmography[edit]

List of voice performances and production work in films
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Twins Johnnie Finklestein Short Film
2007 Timothy’s Fable Troll Short Film
2007 Opening Night Sleeping Guy Short Film
2007 Good Day LA Jack Lead actor, Co-producer
2008 The 7th Claus Barfly Short film
2008 Corpse Run Kyle Feature film
2008 Necessary Evil Drooling Mental Patient Feature Film
2009 Spicy Mac Project SWAV Bread Soldier Evan Feature Film
2009 Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Ultraman 80 Voice dub
2010 Zombrex: Dead Rising Sun Additional Voices Live action
2010 Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial Belial, Ultraman 80 Voice dub
2011 Karma Dark Figure Short Film
2012 The Dark Ages Caldonia Short Film
2012 Billy Boy: Clown of Many Mysteries Billy Boy the Clown Writer, director, producer
2014 Glory Days Paramedic 1 Feature Film

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances and production work in anime television series and OVAs
Year Title Role Notes
2009 GeGeGe no Kitarō Hangyojin, Youaltepuztli, Koumori Neko, Azu Anime Feature
2009 Fist of the North Star Shin Saga Shin Anime Feature
2010 Space Pirate Captain Harlock Tochiro Anime Feature
2010 Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace Bunta, Futoshi, Azuma, Taro Anime Feature
2010 Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace 2 Bunta, Futoshi, Azuma, Taro Anime Feature
2010 Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace 3 Bunta, Futoshi, Azuma, Taro Anime Feature
2011 Yes! PreCure 5 Tiger TV Series
2011 Digimon Fusion Carlton TV Series
2011 The Adventures of Nadja Leonardo, Rosso Anime Feature
2011 The Adventures of Nadja 2 Leonardo, Rosso Anime Feature
2011 Gaiking[4] Yamagatake, Dankel, Bunta, Zelans Anime Feature
2011 Gaiking 2[4] Yamagatake, Dankel, Bunta, Zelans Anime Feature
2011 Gaiking 3[4] Yamagatake, Dankel, Bunta, Zelans Anime Feature
2011 Starzinger[5] Bricke, Spider, Wolfman Anime Feature
2011 Starzinger 2[5] Bricke, Spider, Wolfman Anime Feature
2011 Starzinger 3[5] Bricke, Spider, Wolfman Anime Feature
2011 GeGeGe no Kitarō 2 Azuki Togi, Koumori Neko, Poltergeist, Youalteputzli Anime Feature
2011 Fist of the North Star The Toki Saga Shin, Souther, Toki Anime Feature
2011 Fist of the North Star The Souther Saga Shin, Souther, Toki Anime Feature
2011 Fist of the North Star The Ray Saga Shin, Souther, Toki Anime Feature
2011 Fist of the North Star The Raul Saga Shin, Souther, Toki Anime Feature
2011 Fist of the North Star The Kaioh Saga Shin, Souther, Toki Anime Feature
2012 Karasuma Kyoko no Jikenbo Oni Motion Comic
2013 The Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok Misao Daidouji, Nagakura the Butler Motion Comic
2013 Otogi Zoshi (anime) Tatsu Gaeru Motion Comic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William Winckler Productions to Dub Three New Ultraman Movies". Tokusatsu Network. July 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "Meet Kyle Rea of cREAtive Castle Studios in North Hollywood". Voyage LA. January 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "TomCat Films Sees Blood Redd at AFM 2014". Dread Central. November 4, 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d ""William Winckler Productions" Debuts; Dubs Old School Anime". Toon Zone. September 24, 2009.
  5. ^ a b c d "REVIEW: Starzinger: The Movie Collection". ComicMix. July 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "Winckler Productions Returns for Three New Ultraman Movies". SciFi Japan TV. July 20, 2017.

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