Lloyd Floyd

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Lloyd Floyd, "the man of 1,036 voices" has been a Screen Actors Guild member since 1982. He is an American voice actor, known for his vocal range, improvisation skills and for providing voice over work in video games, movies and TV shows.

As a child, he booked his first ever audition for Stephen DeAngelis of Grey Advertising for a Ground Round commercial that is currently available on YouTube. Years later he would go on to perform his first paid stand-up comedy gig at the local Ground Round on Route 9 W. He went on to advertise for several other products, including Curad Bandaids, North Eastern Electric at Howard Schwartz Recording, Intellivision with George Plimton, Hi-C with Brian Bloom, a McGruff Crime Dog PSA, also with Brian Bloom who he appeared with in an episode of "As The World Turns," and prophetically an on-camera commercial for the "Return of The Jedi" board game. He also auditioned for and made it to the third round of callbacks, but did not book: The Goonies, The Toy, and The NeverEnding Story. In freshman year of high school, Lloyd quit acting to pursue a career in rock 'n' roll. He fronted numerous bands between the years 1987 and 1997, most notably among them Shadow Harvest, The Tao, and Juan Von Michaelangelo. Upon reaching 30 years of age, he gave up on rock 'n' roll and entered the world of stand-up comedy. It was at this point that he encountered and quickly rose up through the ranks of the Lower East Side's Art Stars scene in New York City.

As a voice over actor, Lloyd Floyd is known primarily for his work in video games. He was interviewed by Backstage and Call Sheet about his voice work in the gaming industry.[1] His gaming credits include multiple characters in the Grand Theft Auto series. As of 2016, he has appeared in more Grand Theft Auto games than any other voice actor and more Rockstar games than any as well. He is known for his work as the voice of DJ Hans Oberlander in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories as the main host of the show Bait and Switch on VCPR as Larry Joe. He also voices the recurring characters Gordon Moorehead and Pablo in Gordon Moorehead Rides Again, Dick in Republican Space Rangers, and numerous characters in Princess Robot Bubblegum. Other Rockstar Games credits include Max Payne 3,[2] Red Dead Revolver, Manhunt,[3] Bully as the Russian jock Juri,[4] and the Lieutenant of the Rogues in The Warriors video game. He is currently the voice of Luke Skywalker for LucasArts video games and starred as Luke Skywalker in the movie Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out, along with appearing in Disney Infinity 3.0.[5] Lloyd Floyd's film credits include Chicago 10 and The Great Easter Egg Escapade. He looped lines for Ewan McGregor in the film Robots. He plays 15 characters in the 2002 cult classic Don't Ask Don't Tell. His television credits include a two-year stint as a spokesman for Nikon cameras as well a numerous commercials. He is currently the voice of Checkers and Rally's restaurants, and he voices Gary Guitar, Fungus and Diego in Random! Cartoons. He was a recurring actor in the television series The Adventures of Electra Elf, produced and directed by Nick Zedd, in which he has played such characters as Super Ulcer, Tom Carvel and the voice of Neuter, a talking dog. He is also the voice of The Joker in DC Super Friends online. His podcast, The Lloyd Floyd Show, is currently on Soundcloud.

His wedding to Rachel Cleary was featured on the TLC show Four Weddings. His divorce did not make it to the tabloids. He pays his doctors by voicing the Aflac pigeon. Lloyd Floyd has lent his voice to several Fisher-Price toys, including Rico of Penguins of Madagascar. His one-man show ran in 2009 and 2010 at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City.

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  1. ^ Horwitz, Simi (May 31, 2012). "Voiceover for Video Games". Backstage. 
  2. ^ "Max Payne 3 Credits". 
  3. ^ "Manhunt Characters". 
  4. ^ "Bully Tech Info". 
  5. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 

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