Matt Sloan (voice actor)

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Matt Sloan
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Sloan at ROFLCon 2010
Born
Matthew Paul Sloan

(1973-03-24) March 24, 1973 (age 46)
OccupationDirector, comedian, businessman

Matthew Paul Sloan, (born March 24,[1] 1973) is an American director, playwright, voice actor, comedian, and YouTuber from Madison, Wisconsin.[2][3] He and his friend Aaron Yonda are notable as the co-creators of the web series Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, in which he voices the title character. Additionally, he appears in season one as the main antagonist, and has a minor appearance in the first few episodes of the second series as said antagonist's father.[4] Since Chad Vader, he has gone on to voice Darth Vader in various Star Wars media. He hosts a movie reviewing and discussion show on YouTube called Welcome to the Basement[5] with his friend Craig Johnson. Furthermore, he leads regularly with his friend Aaron Yonda in the web series Beer and Board Games.

Star Wars[edit]

As a voice actor, Sloan played Darth Vader in Soulcalibur IV. Sloan went on to reprise his role as the voice of Darth Vader in the LucasArts video games Star Wars: The Force Unleashed,[6] and Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption. He also appeared as the voice of Darth Vader during an episode of Deal or No Deal.[episode needed] Sloan also played Vader for the comedy short promoting TomTom devices. He returned as Vader for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. In 2012, Sloan voiced Darth Vader in both Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out and Kinect Star Wars. In 2015, Sloan returned to voice Vader in Disney Infinity 3.0, Star Wars Battlefront, Star Wars Battlefront II and Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales,[7] as well as providing his voice for a sketch in the final episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out Darth Vader (voice) Television short
2014 Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles 4 Episodes
2015 Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales[8] Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, Construction Worker 1 (voices) 3 Episodes
2016-2017 Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures[8] Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, Others (voices) 16 Episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes
2006 Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption Darth Vader
2008 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed [8]
Soulcalibur IV English Dub[8]
2010 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II [8]
2012 Kinect Star Wars [8]
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0
Star Wars Battlefront
2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
2017 Star Wars Battlefront II

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Basement - Marty (and Oscars)", timecode 22:22, March 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Callender, David (2007-10-15). "In a City Far, Far Away From Hollywood, the YouTube Tales of a Lesser Vader". New York Times. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
  3. ^ "Store Wars". Metro.co.uk. 2007-02-26. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
  4. ^ Foleythe, Ryan J. (2007-02-22). "Vader's brother: He's no Darth". Associated Press. Retrieved 2007-07-07.
  5. ^ http://welcometothebasementshow.com/about/
  6. ^ "The Game Has Changed". Vanity Fair. 2008-02-05. Retrieved 2008-02-06.
  7. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.
  8. ^ a b c d e f https://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Matt-Sloan/

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