Robert Belgrade

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Robert Belgrade
Belgrade playing tabla on stage.
Other namesRobbie Belgrade
OccupationVoice actor, musician
Years active1991–2007, 2015–present
Notable credit(s)
as Announcer
Mega Man X7
as Signas
as Optimus Prime/Soundwave

Robert Belgrade is an American musician and voice actor best known as the original English dubbing voice actor for Alucard in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and as the announcer in several entries of the Tekken series.


Belgrade began his studies in Western classical music on the piano, trumpet and flute. After that he studied the saxophone and improvisation under John Handy. He also studied vocal music under Ali Akbar Khan and tabla under Alla Rakha, Zakir Hussain and Swapan Chaudhuri. He currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and performs in a wide range of musical genres, including R&B, jazz, Latin and Indian music.[1]

Voice acting[edit]

Belgrade worked regularly as a voice actor in video games from 1994 to 2007, with notable roles being Alucard in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Signas in Mega Man X7.

After some time away to focus on his music career and family he returned to voice over work with an unnamed role in Koji Igarashi's upcoming title Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, as well as returning to the role of Alucard in the fan-made game Castlevania: The Lecarde Chronicles.


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  1. ^ Bevan, Andy. "From Conception to Realisation" (PDF). Elder Conservatorium of Music. University of Adelaide. Retrieved June 5, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c "Robert Belgrade | Behind The Voice Actors". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved December 8, 2017. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources
  3. ^ "Update 62: Development Update - Meet The English Voice Acting Team". March 28, 2018.

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