Tom Kane

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Tom Kane
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Tom Kane at Comic Con 2008
Born Thomas Kane Roberts
(1962-04-15) April 15, 1962 (age 54)[1]
Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1982–present

Thomas Kane Roberts, better known as Tom Kane, (born April 15, 1962) is an American voice actor. He is known for his voice over work in video games, movies and TV shows.

Life and career[edit]

Kane is known for his animation work. Notable roles are Jedi Master Yoda and Admiral Yularen in Star Wars: The Clone Wars feature film and TV series; The Chancellor in Tim Burton's 9, Magneto in Wolverine and the X-Men and Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds; Ultron in Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes; Mr. Herriman in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends; Lord Monkey Fist on Kim Possible; Professor Utonium and Him in The Powerpuff Girls; and the chimpanzee sidekick Darwin in The Wild Thornberrys.

He is also a prominent video game voice actor, appearing on numerous titles - from bit parts, to major roles such as Gandalf, Professor X, and lead characters in many Star Wars games; like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as Imperial Captain Ozzik Sturn, Lobot and Kento Marek (the father of Sam Witwer's Galen Marek) thanks to ILM's motion capture technology. In Call of Duty: World at War, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Call of Duty: Black Ops III he provides the voice of Takeo Masaki, a Japanese WWII soldier in the Zombies game mode.

In the arena of non-animation voiceover work, he records Movie Trailers, TV promos and commercials daily. In addition, he has been the announcer for the AFI Life Achievement Award show twice, as well as the 78th, 80th, 83rd, and 84th Academy Awards. His most recent performance was as Odin (the father of Thor and Loki) in the video game adaption of Thor as well as the Disneyland attraction: Thor: Treasures of Asgard, taking over the role from Anthony Hopkins from the film.

On April 13, 2012, Kane took over for Joe Hursh as the voice of the Walt Disney World Monorail System.[2][3] In 2013, he took over as the announcer of The Eric Andre Show, replacing Gary Anthony Williams.

He is also voiced Plague Champion in Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising and Retribution.


Animation roles[edit]

Live action roles[edit]

Movie roles[edit]

Video games[edit]

Disney Parks[edit]


  1. ^ between 11.25 and 12.10
  2. ^ a b "Disney monorail voice change: Walt Disney World changes narrator on monorail". June 28, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Disney monorail voice change: Walt Disney World changes narrator on monorail". tribunedigital-orlandosentinel. 
  4. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  5. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego Dimensions. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 4:45 in, Voiceover Talent. 
  6. ^ Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes. LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent. 
  7. ^ BioWare (2011-12-20). Star Wars: The Old Republic. Electronic Arts, LucasArts. Scene: closing credits, 9:50 in, English Cast. 

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