William Salyers

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William Salyers
Salyers at Magic City Comic Con in 2016
Years active1993–present
Selah Brown
Nancy Elizabeth Dustin
(m. 2007)

William Salyers is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his vocal performances, such as Reverend Putty on Moral Orel, Rigby on Regular Show and Otto Octavius / Doctor Octopus in the 2018 video game Spider-Man.


Salyers grew up in Pawhuska, Oklahoma and graduated from Pawhuska High School in 1982.[1] He is known as the voice of Rigby on Regular Show, Reverend Putty and Mr. Littler on Moral Orel and Otto Octavius / Doctor Octopus in the video game Spider-Man. Salyers also provided the voices of the Penguin in Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders and Batman vs. Two-Face, Virman Vundabar in Justice League Action, Truman Marsh in Avengers Assemble, Hoffman in Back 4 Blood, and Bruce Banner in Marvel's Midnight Suns. He has also had live-action roles in the film Bedazzled and the television series Judging Amy.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Book of Stars Hospital Doctor
2000 Bedazzled Devil (Elegant)
2016 Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Penguin (voice) Direct-to-video
2017 Deep Darcy (voice)
2017 Batman vs. Two-Face Penguin (voice) Direct-to-video
2018 Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Hugo Strange, Judge (voices)
2019 DC Showcase: Sgt. Rock The Iron Major (voice) Short film
2020 Superman: Red Son Joseph Stalin, Jack Ryder (voices) Direct-to-video
2020 Batman: Death in the Family The Iron Major (voice)
2022 Pompo: The Cinéphile Additional Voices English dub
2023 Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham Penguin, Professor Manfurd (voice) Direct-to-video[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1993, 1995 Northern Exposure Mitch, Shakespeare 2 episodes
1995 Medicine Ball Scalpel Wielding Maniac Episode: "Wizard of Bras"
1996 Pandora's Clock Controller Miniseries
2000, 2003 Judging Amy Phil Dyer 2 episodes
2001 Strong Medicine ER Doctor Episode: "Maternity"
2001 The Huntress Douglas Quinn Episode: "Generations"
2005–08 Moral Orel Reverend Putty, Mr. Littler (voices) 28 episodes
2009 iCarly Judge Phillipe Episode: "iCook"
2010–17 Regular Show Rigby, Additional Voices 245 episodes
2010–12 Mary Shelley's Frankenhole The Invisible Man, John Hancock (voices) 3 episodes
2012 The Legend of Korra Additional Voices Episode: "The Guide"
2015 Regular Show: The Movie Rigby (voice) Television film
2016–17 Avengers Assemble Truman Marsh (voice) 6 episodes
2017 Ant-Man Yellowjacket (voice) 2 episodes
2017 Justice League Action Virman Vundabar (voice) Episode: "Under a Red Sun"
2018 The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants Additional Voices 3 episodes
2019 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Longg 4 episodes
2019 Who Killed Little Gregory? Etienne Sesmat 5 episodes
2020 Curious George Nature Host (voice) Episode: "Lost & Found/George in His Own Backyard"
2020–22 Close Enough Dog Boy, Doctor, Additional Voices 5 episodes
2021 Shaman King Hang Zang-Ching, Olona, Mansumi Oyamada, Billy Anderson English dub
6 episodes
2021 Teenage Euthanasia Stephen Hawking, Security Guard, Extreme Voice Episode: "First Date with the Second Coming"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Hellboy: The Science of Evil Lock, Additional Voices
2008 Tom Clancy's EndWar Additional Voices
2008 Call of Duty: World at War German Soldier
2009 Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall Rigby
2009 The Sims 3 Voice 1
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Douglas
2010 Mass Effect 2 Joram Talid, Marab, Sergeant Haron, Security Officer Zemkl
2010 Medal of Honor Bossman
2011 Dead Space 2 Additional Voices
2011 Dungeon Siege III Lazer Bassili, Meister Fiddlewick, Additional Voices
2011 Captain America: Super Soldier Hydra Forces
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Additional Voices
2012 The Darkness II Victor Valente
2012 Mass Effect 3 Mordin Solus
2013 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Heinrich Dresner, Outsider Infiltrator
2013 République David Bowen
2014 WildStar Ish'amel the Bloodied, Zarkonis, CaravanMaster Braithwait, Mechari Male, Chua, Cosine
2014 SimCity: BuildIt Additional Voices
2014 Sunset Overdrive
2014 Far Cry 4
2014–16 Star Wars: The Old Republic Ajolin, Lord Ivress, Jarak, Lord Anril
2015 Evolve Hank
2015 Pillars of Eternity Thaos ix Arkannon
2015 Anki Overdrive Dark
2015 Lego Dimensions Sensei Wu, Scarecrow, Gorzan, Mayor Hubert, Master Chen
2015 Fallout 4 Bullet, Calvin Whitaker, Sheffield
2016 Hitman Erich Soders
2016 Persona 5 Toranosuke Yoshida
2016 Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse YHVH
2016 XCOM 2 Julian
2016 World of Final Fantasy Cid
2017 Agents of Mayhem Claymore (Cormac Ross), Tres Delmore, Pride Trooper
2018 Dynasty Warriors 9 Cao Ren, Huang Gai [4]
2018 Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Thaos ix Arkannon, Weto, Injured Soldier
2018 Spider-Man Otto Octavius / Doctor Octopus
2018 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Carl Regnitz
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Doctor Octopus
2019 Fallout 76 Calvin Van Lowe, Toxic Larry Wild Appalachia DLC
2019 Persona 5 Royal Toranosuke Yoshida [4]
2020 Final Fantasy VII Remake Palmer [5]
2020 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Governor Carl Regnitz [6]
2020 Yakuza: Like A Dragon Nonomiya English Dub[7]
2020 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Perseus
2020 Spider-Man: Miles Morales Otto Octavius
2021 Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart The Fixer, Robot Pirates, Additional Voices
2021 Back 4 Blood Hoffman
2022 MultiVersus Rigby
2022 Saints Row Law Enforcement, Santo Ileso Pedestrians
2022 Marvel's Midnight Suns Bruce Banner
2023 Spider-Man 2 Otto Octavius


  1. ^ "William Salyers". IGDB.com.
  2. ^ Arnold, John (September 24, 2004). "Learning from a master", Albuquerque Journal, p. B1.
  3. ^ Couch, Aaron (December 6, 2022). "'Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham' Sets Voice Cast (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 16, 2022.
  4. ^ a b "William Salyers (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 1, 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  5. ^ "FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE English voice cast revealed | Square Enix Blog". square-enix-games.com. March 26, 2020. Retrieved December 16, 2022.
  6. ^ "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV (2020 Video Game)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved October 21, 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  7. ^ Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Sega. Scene: Ending credits, 0:24.

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