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October 4, 1960 |
Los Angeles, California
Loren Lester (Born October 4, 1960) is an American actor of stage, screen, and voice, best known for his portrayal of DC Comics superhero Robin (Dick Grayson) and Nightwing in the numerous Batman animated series and features in the DC Animated Universe.
Lester is a graduate of the Occidental College theatre department and has voiced and appeared in hundreds of TV and radio commercials.
He began his career as a teenager; one of his early recurring roles was "Roy" in The Facts of Life. He also provided the voice for Rick Gordon, Flash Gordon's son, in the 1986 cartoon series Defenders of the Earth and as Barbeque on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
Lester also voiced Hal Jordan, Green Lantern in "The Eyes of Despero" episode of Batman: Brave and the Bold, also from DC Comics. And then the voice of Iron Fist in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes from Marvel Comics. He provides voices for Batman: Arkham Knight.
Lester and his wife, Kelly, have three daughters. Loren Lester was also the voice of Gringo in the Don Bluth film Thumbelina.