Roger Craig Smith

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Roger Craig Smith
Roger Craig Smith.jpg
Smith at the 2011 PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington.
Born (1975-08-11) August 11, 1975 (age 40)
St. Joseph, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Chapman University
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 2000-present
Notable work Assassin's Creed
as Ezio Auditore da Firenze
Avengers Assemble
as Steve Rogers/Captain America
Resident Evil
as Chris Redfield
as Shinji Hirako
Sonic the Hedgehog
as Sonic the Hedgehog
Batman: Arkham Origins
as Batman

Roger Craig Smith (born August 11, 1975)[1] is an American voice actor. He is generally known as the current voice behind Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series, as Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed games, as Deidara in the anime Naruto: Shippuden, the current voice of Steve Rogers/Captain America in Ultimate Spider-Man, the series Avengers Assemble, and Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United, Thomas in Regular Show, Shinji Hirako from Bleach, Percy and Belson in Clarence, Batman in the video games Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, Kyle Crane in Dying Light, and the current voice of Sonic the Hedgehog.[2]

Early life[edit]

Smith was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, and raised in Orange County, California. He graduated from Chapman University's Dodge College of film and media arts in 2003 also with a degree in screenwriting.[3][better source needed] In 2004, his screenplay "Modesto Rules" was a semi-finalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Out of a record-setting 6,073 screenplays submitted, Smith's was one of only 132 to make it to the semi-finals. Since then, Smith has worked on projects for both the small and big screens.


Smith's voice work has been called upon by companies including Disney and Disney Television Animation, Cartoon Network, Microsoft Game Studios, Sony, Wal-Mart, Baskin-Robbins, E!, TLC.. He has been cast as the lead voice actor in a number of video games, including in the roles of Sonic the Hedgehog from 2010 onwards, Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series from Resident Evil 5 onwards, and Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed series.[4]





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  2. ^ a b "Batman: Arkham Origins stars Roger Craig Smith as Batman, Troy Baker as Joker". Joystiq. 
  3. ^ Hines, Ryan (September 24, 2013). "Taking Flight". Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ Melendez, CJ (June 16, 2011). "Chrrrrissss! Roger Craig Smith Interview". Rely on Horror. Retrieved April 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Thanos Rising". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 2. October 5, 2014. Disney XD. 
  6. ^ "Secret Avengers". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 17. May 10, 2015. Disney XD. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Roger Craig Smith Gives Voice to Captain America". October 1, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Roger Craig Smith SacAnime Convention". Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The Beginning of Celebrity Deathmatch". Celebrity Deathmatch. Season 6. Episode 1. February 9, 2007. MTV2. 
  10. ^ a b c d e "Batman, Captain America, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG? Roger Craig Smith's Many Heroic Voices". 
  11. ^ "Guardians of the Galaxy". Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Season 2. Episode 29. November 2, 2014. Disney XD. 
  12. ^ "Behind The Voice Actors - Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Salem, My Salem". Out There. Season 1. Episode 8. April 5, 2013. IFC. 
  14. ^ "PAL-SCAN/America's Sweetboy". Pickle and Peanut. Season 1. Episode 4. September 28, 2015. Disney XD. 
  15. ^ "Terror Tales of the Park II". Regular Show. Season 4. Episode 3. October 15, 2012. Cartoon Network. 
  16. ^ "Field of Screams". Robotomy. Season 1. Episode 6. November 29, 2010. Cartoon Network. 
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  18. ^ "Mutagen Man Unleashed". Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Season 2. Episode 4. November 9, 2013. Nickelodeon. 
  19. ^ "Roger Craig Smith - Convention Scene". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  20. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: First "Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts" Trailer Runs Wild". Comic Book Resources. 
  21. ^ "EXCLUSIVE TRAILER DEBUT: Joker Rules in "Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem"". Comic Book Resources. 
  22. ^ "Roger Craig Smith movies". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Download Marvel's Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United Now - News -". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  24. ^ Regular Show: The Movie (film). 2015. Closing credits. 
  25. ^ Namco. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon. Namco Bandai Games. Scene: Closing credits, 3:15 in, English Voices and Performance Capture. 
  26. ^ a b "Roger Craig Smith at the Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 21, 2015. 
  27. ^ Makuch, Eddie (25 October 2013). "Roger Craig Smith On Becoming Batman". Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  28. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity. Scene: Closing credits, 4:52 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  29. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:29 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  30. ^ Sal Romano (December 6, 2014). "Dying Light story trailer". Gematsu. Retrieved January 7, 2014. 
  31. ^ Epic Mickey, closing credits, 4:30 minutes in - Epic Mickey - Disney Character Voices
  32. ^ Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, closing credits, 5:40 minutes in - Epic Mickey: The Power of Two - Disney Voice Talents - English Voice Talents
  33. ^ Final Fantasy XIII-2, closing credits, 2 minutes in - Final Fantasy XIII - Voice Actors Cast - Cocoon Inhabitants
  34. ^ Final Fantasy XIII-2, closing credits, 2:10 minutes in - Final Fantasy XIII-2 - Voice Actors Cast - Additional voices
  35. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego Dimensions. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 4:45 in, Voiceover Talent. 
  36. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego Jurassic World. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 6:00 in, Voice Cast. 
  37. ^ Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, closing credits, 4 minutes in - Metal Gear Online Unit - Voice-Over Cast - Soldiers
  38. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 
  39. ^ a b Coin-Op TV (2015-04-07). Skylanders Boom Jet + Bushwhack Voice Roger Craig Smith Interview Wondercon 2015 (YouTube). 1:24 Roger talks about his experience in the Skylanders games, along with voicing the character Boom Jet. 
  40. ^ Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). Skylanders: Swap Force. Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors. 
  41. ^ Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Trap Team. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in, Voice Actors. 
  42. ^ "The Voices of Skylanders: Trap Team (2014, Video Game) - Voice Cast Listing at Voice Chasers". Voice Chasers. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  43. ^ "New Sonic Voice Actors Announced!". July 15, 2010. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 

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Preceded by
Jason Griffith
English voice of Sonic the Hedgehog (video games)
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Jason Griffith
English voice of Sonic the Hedgehog (broadcast TV series)
Succeeded by