Matt Sloan (director)

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Matt Sloan
Aaron Yonda & Matt Sloan at ROFLCon 2010 by eye fi.jpg
Aaron Yonda (left) & Matt Sloan at ROFLCon 2010
Born (1974-11-04) November 4, 1974 (age 40)
Madison, Wisconsin,
 United States
Occupation Director, comedian

Matthew Paul Sloan (born November 4, 1974) is an American director and comedian from Madison, Wisconsin.[1][2] He and his friend Aaron Yonda are notable as the co-creators of Chad Vader, who he also voices in both series and 'spin-off' episodes. 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.[3] He hosts a movie reviewing and discussion show on YouTube called "Welcome to the Basement"[4] with his friend Craig Johnson, who stars in the web series "Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager" as well. Furthermore, he leads regularly with his friend Aaron Yonda in a popular 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,[5] 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 The Force Unleashed sequel: 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.

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  1. ^ 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. (registration required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Store Wars". 2007-02-26. Retrieved 2007-10-15. 
  3. ^ Foleythe, Ryan J. (2007-02-22). "Vader's brother: He's no Darth". Associated Press. Retrieved 2007-07-07. 
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  5. ^ "The Game Has Changed". Vanity Fair. 2008-02-05. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 

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