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Meet the famous voice actors bringing Anthem to your ears

After our ears realized that one of the market traders in Anthem's Fort Tarsis was voiced by Bob's Burger star Kristen Schaal, we went digging to find the other famous faces behind Anthem's cast of freelancers, merchants and anxious civilians. As you can see from the video, Bioware has sourced talent from other games, like Final Fantasy 15 and The Last of Us, and from hit TV shows like Doctor Who, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Spartacus, 30 Rock, and even The Inbetweeners.

"He seems to depend on the advice of others without making choices of his own," says 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer of his character Amal."He’s an eager person. He has a good relationship with his boss Max. You have to have a certain personality to be a decent bartender, so I suspect he was Employee of the Month at some point in his life."

According to Spartacus star Nick Tarabay, playing a role in Anthem is a mix of theater and good old fashioned fun. "I feel like a kid when I’m doing video games. That’s why I got into acting to begin with; I have a wild imagination. They put you in this field, and say, 'Imagine this is happening,' so it’s a lot of imagination. So, you can’t really help but feel like a kid. Which I love. Any chance I get to be that kid again, I’m all for it."

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Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber is the US Managing Editor of GamesRadar+ and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Rachel began working in games journalism in 2006, combing her love of video games with her passion for writing. Starting as a fresh-faced staff writer of Official PlayStation Magazine, she went on to cover the business side of the industry with, before joining Rolling Stone's ambitious - if short-lived - Glixel project in 2016. She returned to Future and joined GamesRadar+ in 2017, revitalizing the news coverage and building new processes and strategies for the US team.

Throughout her 15 years of experience, Rachel has interviewed celebrities about their gaming habits, chatted with PlayStation and Xbox bosses, written thousands of words of previews, reviews, and news, and appeared as an expert on BBC radio and TV. In the name of games journalism, she's also taken rap lessons, appeared on the streets of London as a zombie, tried her hand at sword-fighting, and taken part in more than one 24-hour gaming marathons. 

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