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Characters you never knew had the same voice actor

Common voice: Corey Burton

The games: God of War, God of War II, Hercules, Kingdom Hearts II, The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge

Also known as: Dale (Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers), Spike (Transformers), Count Dooku (Star Wars: Clone Wars), Scarecrow (Batman: Gotham Knight), Captain Hook and White Rabbit (Kingdom Hearts)


Common voice: Lori Alan

The game: Metal Gear Solid 3
The TV show: Family Guy

Also known as: Invisible Woman (Fantastic Four), Pearl (SpongeBob SquarePants)


 
Common voice: Earl Boen

The games: Curse of Monkey Island, Escape from Monkey Island, World of Warcraft

Also known as: Dr. Silberman (Terminator), Sergei Gurlukovich (Metal Gear Solid 2)


Common voice: Robby Benson

The game: King’s Quest VI
The movie: Beauty and the Beast


Common voice: John Di Maggio

The game: Gears of War, Gears of War 2
The TV show: Futurama

Also known as: Wakka (Final Fantasy X), General Grievous (Star Wars: Clone Wars), Rhino (Spider-Man 2), Doctor Drakken and Motor Ed (Kim Possible)



Editor’s note: Though the angle is different and the timing is coincidental, we noticed that Gameplayer also posted a feature on voice actors last week. Curses! And... SIX PAGES?!? In all fairness and seriousness, though, you should go check it out if you enjoyed ours.

Jan 16, 2009

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121 comments

  • SleepingDragon7 - December 31, 2010 2:43 a.m.

    Most people don't realize, but Leon S. Kennedy and the Merchant (both RE4) are the same voice actor, Paul Mercier.
  • Foodperson - December 22, 2010 8 p.m.

    Ryan Drummond for the win!
  • lothvamp - July 17, 2010 5:34 a.m.

    Mark Hamill is also the voice of the head of the axis-of-evil or whatever Tribunal (Mr. Selatcia)and the mutilated chef Jean-Pierre, among others, in Metalocalypse
  • GamesRadarCharlieBarratt - April 20, 2012 2:59 p.m.

    He's also the voice of three wildly different characters in Tim Schafer's Full Throttle.
  • archnite - April 23, 2012 8:53 a.m.

    Wow reply on over a year old article, that's classy. Gave it a re-read brought back nostalgia and some head slaps for not remembering some of these. The Boss is Pearl; I can't believe it.
  • quincytheodore - July 12, 2010 11:26 a.m.

    The Boss is Diane Simmons. I would never know that fact..
  • OrangeJews - July 11, 2010 6:42 p.m.

    Robin Atkins Downes voiced Rico Rodrigez, Medic from TF2 and that asian companion from Uncharted.
  • Nanook - July 10, 2010 3:36 p.m.

    "Bribe is such an ugly word. I prefer extortion. The X makes it sound cool." Thank you, Mr. Fenix, for that and SO many others.
  • SgtSlushy - July 10, 2010 3:11 p.m.

    that is hilarious that marcus fenix is bender
  • majorsuave - July 10, 2010 11:57 a.m.

    Mass Effect's Grunt = Dragon Age's Oghren = Singularity's Nikolai Demichev = actor Steve Blum
  • D0CCON - July 10, 2010 5:23 a.m.

    Tidus and Ratchet are the same guy? I don't believe it. Ratchet sounds fine to me while Tidus makes me want to rip my ears out. I also found quite a few of these interesting like Marcus/Bender, although I knew about (and was hoping for) a Mark Hamill reference with the Joker.
  • Eraserhead2416 - October 11, 2009 6:30 p.m.

    Gawd, Cam Clarke, there's a voice I can't stand hearing anymore. Leonardo and "weak, whiny guy voice" from Baldur's Gate was tolerable, but he's so horribly miscast as anything that's past puberty. He made Liquid Snake sound like a dorky drama major.
  • Arch27 - October 9, 2009 1:53 p.m.

    Brian Doyle Murray is the Mayor in Ghostbusters: The Video Game. He's also the voice of Captain K'nuckles on The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.
  • Doctalen - October 9, 2009 2:12 a.m.

    Well goddammit seriously what the fuck? I have played nearly all these games and seen most of the shows and I didn't notice it at all. I now will not be able to play Gears without saying "bite my shiny metal ass"
  • CreeplyTuna - October 8, 2009 7:07 p.m.

    samuel l jackson is the beast and only mace windu
  • TinaBobina - January 21, 2009 3:34 a.m.

    Leslie Swan did the voice of Peach for Super Mario 64. NITPICKING Otherwise, awesome article.
  • Frozen_Crusader - January 20, 2009 11:29 p.m.

    Where was Liam Neeson?
  • Hayseyboy - January 19, 2009 10:39 p.m.

    this is really good, who'd of thought dan castellaneta voiced earthworm jim aswell as homer? earthworm jims a legend!!!!1!!
  • crossed23 - January 19, 2009 10:09 p.m.

    Is it just me but Armin Shimerman doesnt look much different as Quark than without all the make-up
  • Stuffgamer1 - January 19, 2009 2:58 p.m.

    I knew about James Arnold Taylor just from recognizing the voice and checking credits. Cam Clarke was also in the Veggietales movie The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything, playing the villain. I vote that weirder than Simba by far based on knowing him from Metal Gear Solid. There were a couple others I recognized, but some of them were among their "Also known as" sections. Cool article all told, anyway.

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