Richard Epcar

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Richard Epcar
Richard Epcar 2012.jpg
Epcar in 2012
Born Richard Michael Epcar
(1955-04-29) April 29, 1955 (age 61)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Richard George[1]
Occupation Actor
Director
Writer
Years active 1980-present
Spouse(s) Ellyn Stern[1]
Children 2
Website http://www.richardepcar.com/

Richard Michael Epcar (born April 29, 1955) is an American actor and director who has voiced hundreds of characters in games, cartoons and anime shows. Some of his major roles include the Joker in Injustice: Gods Among Us, Raiden in Mortal Kombat franchise, Zangetsu in Bleach, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, Etemon and Myotismon in Digimon, Batou in Ghost in the Shell, Ansem in Kingdom Hearts, Joseph Joestar in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, and Daisuke Jigen in Lupin the Third. He and fellow voice actress Ellyn Stern own and operate Epcar Entertainment, a voiceover production service company based in Los Angeles. On September 28, 2011, Epcar appeared on the podcast Disasterpiece Theatre to discuss his ideas for a live-action version of Ghost in the Shell.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1985 Robotech [3]
2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Vince Grant [3]
2008 Lucky Star Tadao Hiiragi, others [4]
2013 Digimon Fusion Etemon, Tuwarmon, others [4]
Zentrix Voice director [5]
2004 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Batou [6][7]
2010 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Daguza Mackle [8]
Macross Plus Guld Goa Bowman [1]
Monster Inspector Heinrich Lunge [1]
Speed Racer X Racer X [1]
Blood Lad Wolf Daddy [9]
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Joseph Joestar [10][11]
Coppelion Foreman Kurobe [12]
TBA Skip Beat Lory Takarada English dub in production [13]
Asterisk War, TheThe Asterisk War Kouichiro Toudou [14]
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea Tomoru Sakishima [15]


Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
2008 Mr. Men Show, TheThe Mr. Men Show Mr. Noisy [4]
2012 Legend of Korra, TheThe Legend of Korra Captain Saikhan, Firebender gangster [4]

Film[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[16]
1994 Lupin the Third: The Secret of Mamo [4]
2004 Muhammad: The Last Prophet Abu Jahl, Tribal Leader 2, Counselor [4]
2005 Digimon Tamers: Battle of Adventurers Tamashiro, Guillmon, Mephistomon [4]
2007 Shark Bait Moe [4]
2008 The Blue Elephant King Naresuan, Officer, Ajan [4]
2010 Space Dogs Kazbek [4]
2014 Dive Olly Dive and the Pirate Treasure Shark [4]
2015 Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Commissioner Gordon [4]
2015 Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem Commissioner Gordon [4]
2016 Bling Captain Black ADR Voice Director [4]
2016 Batman Unlimited: Mech vs. Mutants Commissioner Gordon [4]
Ghost in the Shell Batou [7]
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Batou [17]
Patema Inverted Izamura [18]
Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Narrator [19]
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Buck [1]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[16]
2000 Galerians Dr. Steiner, Dr. Lem, Gangster, Maintenance Man [4]
2005–06 Xenosaga series Ziggy [4]
2006 Kingdom Hearts II Ansem [4]
2007 Blue Dragon Jeeala, Heat-Wave Sai, King Ghost [4]
2006–07 .hack//G.U. series Taichiro Sugai, Arena Announcer [4]
2008 Star Ocean: First Departure Del Argosy (The Crimson Shield) [4]
2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Raiden, The Joker [4]
2008 Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories Ansem [4]
2009 Star Ocean: Second Evolution Gabriel [4]
2009 Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days Ansem [4]
2010 Transformers: War for Cybertron Skywarp [4]
2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Terra-Xehanort [4]
2011 Dead or Alive: Dimensions Leon, Fame Douglas [4]
2012 Spec Ops: The Line Interrogator [4]
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Ansem [4]
2013 Fire Emblem: Awakening Walhart [4]
2013 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Hanzo [4]
2013 Fuse Raven Guard, Grigori [4]
2013 Marvel Heroes Madison Jeffries [4]
2013 Saints Row IV Terrorist Cyrus [4]
2014 Smite Poseidon [4]
2014 D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die August Oldmann [4]
2015 Infinite Crisis The Joker [20][21]
2015 Mortal Kombat X Raiden [22]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: First Assault Online Batou

Other voice-over[edit]

List of voice performances in live-action and other dubbing
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Barbarax, Fishface [4]
2000 Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Cyclopter [4]
2001 Power Rangers Time Force Vexicon [4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Eirtakon Guests of Honour are Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  2. ^ [1], Disasterpiece Theatre, September 28, 2011
  3. ^ a b "The Return of Robotech". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an "Richard Epcar". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Zentrix licensed?". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Pasadena Event Next Weekend". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "Otakon 2004 - Opening Ceremonies". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Dubbed Gundam UC #2, Zakuro, Hidan no Aria Promos Streamed (Update 2)". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  9. ^ "Viz Media Announces Blood Lad's English Dub Cast". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  10. ^ Macias, Patrick (June 23, 2014). "Crunchyroll to Stream English Dub of "JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS"". Crunchyroll. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  11. ^ "1st 3 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Episodes English-Dubbed". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "Viz Media's Coppelion Dub Casts Erica Lindbeck, Cassandra Lee Morris, Shelby Lindley". Anime News Network. 2014-11-24. 
  13. ^ "Skip Beat! Dub Casts Kyle McCarley, Todd Haberkorn, Bryce Papenbrook". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "Aniplex Offers The Asterisk War Season 1 on English-Dubbed Blu-ray". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  15. ^ "A Lull in the Sea – Staff – NIS America". NIS America.com. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  16. ^ a b "Richard Epcar – Voice Over Resume" (PDF). Richard Epcar official website. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  17. ^ "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Dub Actors". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  18. ^ "Patema Inverted English Dub Cast Announced". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  19. ^ "Funimation Announces Bayonetta: Bloody Fate English Dub Cast". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  20. ^ Turbine, Inc. Infinite Crisis. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, Voice Over Talent. 
  21. ^ "Infinite Crisis Credits". Archived from the original on October 11, 2014. 
  22. ^ Tweets concerning Mortal Kombat X from director Brian Chard:

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