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
Other names Roger C. Smith
Alma mater Chapman University
Occupation Voice actor, stand-up comedian
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
Bleach
as Shinji Hirako
Sonic the Hedgehog
as Sonic the Hedgehog
Batman: Arkham Origins
as Batman
Dying Light
as Kyle Crane
Website www.rogercraigsmith.com

Roger Craig Smith (born August 11, 1975)[1] is an American voice actor and former stand-up comedian.[2] 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, Zhang Liao in the 6th, 7th, and 8th installments of Dynasty Warriors, 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.[3]

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.[4][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.

Career[edit]

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,[5] and Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed series.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Animation[edit]

Anime[edit]

Films[edit]

Video games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 "Behind The Voice Actors - Roger Craig Smith". Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.backstage.com/interview/roger-craig-smith-how-standup-influenced-his-voiceover-career/
  3. ^ a b "Batman: Arkham Origins stars Roger Craig Smith as Batman, Troy Baker as Joker". Joystiq. 
  4. ^ Hines, Ryan (September 24, 2013). "Taking Flight". blogs.chapman.edu. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Hazeldine, Julian. Speedrun: The Unauthorised History of Sonic The Hedgehog. Lulu.com. p. 108. ISBN 9781291831887. 
  6. ^ Melendez, CJ (June 16, 2011). "Chrrrrissss! Roger Craig Smith Interview". Rely on Horror. Retrieved April 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Thanos Rising". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 2. October 5, 2014. Disney XD. 
  8. ^ "Secret Avengers". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 17. May 10, 2015. Disney XD. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Roger Craig Smith Gives Voice to Captain America". comicbookresources.com. October 1, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Roger Craig Smith SacAnime Convention". sacanime.com. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Training Standoff". YouTube. 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  12. ^ "Screama Donna". Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!. Season 1. Episode 9. October 20, 2015. Cartoon Network. 
  13. ^ "Super Duck vs. Muscle Bread". Breadwinners. Season 2. Episode 19b. July 11, 2016. Nicktoons. 
  14. ^ "The Beginning of Celebrity Deathmatch". Celebrity Deathmatch. Season 6. Episode 1. February 9, 2007. MTV2. 
  15. ^ a b c d e "Batman, Captain America, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG? Roger Craig Smith's Many Heroic Voices". Newsarama.com. 
  16. ^ "Guardians of the Galaxy". Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Season 2. Episode 29. November 2, 2014. Disney XD. 
  17. ^ "Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled". Lego Marvel Super Heroes. November 16, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Behind The Voice Actors - Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Salem, My Salem". Out There. Season 1. Episode 8. April 5, 2013. IFC. 
  20. ^ "PAL-SCAN/America's Sweetboy". Pickle and Peanut. Season 1. Episode 4. September 28, 2015. Disney XD. 
  21. ^ "Night Shift/Scalped". Pickle and Peanut. Season 1. Episode 18. June 27, 2016. Disney XD. 
  22. ^ "Terror Tales of the Park II". Regular Show. Season 4. Episode 3. October 15, 2012. Cartoon Network. 
  23. ^ "Field of Screams". Robotomy. Season 1. Episode 6. November 29, 2010. Cartoon Network. 
  24. ^ http://www.sonicthehedgehog.com/boom/en/sonic-boom-tv-overview/sonic-tv-credits/
  25. ^ "Mutagen Man Unleashed". Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Season 2. Episode 4. November 9, 2013. Nickelodeon. 
  26. ^ "Escape from Monster Island". The Powerpuff Girls (2016). Season 1. Episode 1. April 4, 2016. Cartoon Network. 
  27. ^ "Power-Up Puff". The Powerpuff Girls (2016). Season 1. Episode 10. April 14, 2016. Cartoon Network. 
  28. ^ "Roger Craig Smith - Convention Scene". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  29. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: First "Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts" Trailer Runs Wild". Comic Book Resources. 
  30. ^ Lam, Steve. "Batman Unlimited: Mechs Vs. Mutants Trailer Premieres". Bam! Smack! Pow!. Retrieved July 26, 2016. 
  31. ^ "EXCLUSIVE TRAILER DEBUT: Joker Rules in "Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem"". Comic Book Resources. 
  32. ^ "Roger Craig Smith movies". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  33. ^ "Download Marvel's Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United Now - News - Marvel.com". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  34. ^ Regular Show: The Movie (film). 2015. 
  35. ^ "The Laws of the Universe Anime Film Casts Dylan McDermott, Jennifer Beals, Tom Kenny". Anime News Network. September 26, 2015. Retrieved February 28, 2016. 
  36. ^ Namco. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon. Namco Bandai Games. Scene: Closing credits, 3:15 in, English Voices and Performance Capture. 
  37. ^ "Roger Craig Smith at the Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 21, 2015. 
  38. ^ Makuch, Eddie (25 October 2013). "Roger Craig Smith On Becoming Batman". gamespot.com. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  39. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity. Scene: Closing credits, 4:52 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  40. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes. Scene: Closing credits, 2:55 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  41. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:29 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  42. ^ Sal Romano (December 6, 2014). "Dying Light story trailer". Gematsu. Retrieved January 7, 2014. 
  43. ^ Epic Mickey, closing credits, 4:30 minutes in - Epic Mickey - Disney Character Voices
  44. ^ 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
  45. ^ Final Fantasy XIII-2, closing credits, 2 minutes in - Final Fantasy XIII - Voice Actors Cast - Cocoon Inhabitants
  46. ^ Final Fantasy XIII-2, closing credits, 2:10 minutes in - Final Fantasy XIII-2 - Voice Actors Cast - Additional voices
  47. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego Dimensions. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 4:45 in, Voiceover Talent. 
  48. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego Jurassic World. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 6:00 in, Voice Cast. 
  49. ^ Chalk, Andy (February 17, 2016). "Master of Orion trailer reveals a cast of sci-fi stars". PC Gamer. Retrieved February 19, 2016. 
  50. ^ Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, closing credits, 4 minutes in - Metal Gear Online Unit - Voice-Over Cast - Soldiers
  51. ^ Capcom. Resident Evil 6. Capcom. Scene: Closing credits, 4 minutes in, Facial Capture (ADR) Cast. 
  52. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 
  53. ^ a b Coin-Op TV (2015-04-07). Skylanders Boom Jet + Bushwhack Voice Roger Craig Smith Interview Wondercon 2015 (YouTube). 
  54. ^ Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). Skylanders: Swap Force. Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors. 
  55. ^ Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Trap Team. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in, Voice Actors. 
  56. ^ "The Voices of Skylanders: Trap Team (2014, Video Game) - Voice Cast Listing at Voice Chasers". Voice Chasers. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  57. ^ "New Sonic Voice Actors Announced!". www.sonicretro.org. July 15, 2010. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 
  58. ^ "Ninterview: Meet Roger Craig Smith - Voice Actor for Sonic the Hedgehog / Chris Redfield". www.nintendolife.com. March 13, 2013. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 

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Preceded by
Jason Griffith
English voice of Sonic the Hedgehog (video games)
2010-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Jason Griffith
English voice of Sonic the Hedgehog (broadcast TV series)
2014-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent