Troy Baker

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Troy Baker
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Baker at the 2011 Taiyoucon during an autograph session
BornTroy E. Baker
April 1, 1976
Dallas, Texas,United States
OccupationVoice actor, actor, singer, musician
Years active2004–present
 
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Troy Baker
Troy baker taiyoucon 2011 cropped.jpg
Baker at the 2011 Taiyoucon during an autograph session
BornTroy E. Baker
April 1, 1976
Dallas, Texas,United States
OccupationVoice actor, actor, singer, musician
Years active2004–present

Troy E. Baker (born April 1, 1976) is an American actor, voice actor, musician and singer. He is best known for his roles as Booker DeWitt in Bioshock Infinite, Joel in The Last of Us, Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4, Delsin Rowe in Infamous: Second Son, Snow Villiers in Final Fantasy XIII, Schneizel el Britannia in Code Geass, Pain in Naruto: Shippuden, Jake Muller in Resident Evil 6, The Second Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Hawkeye in Avengers Assemble, Van Kleiss in Generator Rex, Two-Face and Robin (Tim Drake) in Batman: Arkham City, Prosecutor Simon Blackquill in "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies", and The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Assault on Arkham.

Biography[edit]

Baker is also a musician in Akira Yamaoka's Silent Hill band, where he plays bass and sings backup vocals. Before pursuing acting, Baker was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the indie-rock band Tripp Fontaine, which released the radio single "Burning Out" from their debut album Random Thoughts on a Paper Napkin in 2004. He is currently working on a new album.[1]

Baker began his voice acting career with doing radio commercials and then went on to work with anime such as Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden, One Piece, Shin-Chan, Soul Eater and Trinity Blood. Recently, he began working on animated series based on Marvel properties where he provided the voice of various characters in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and currently voices Loki and Hawkeye in Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble.

His most notable roles came in 2013 where he provided the voice of Booker DeWitt in Ken Levine's BioShock Infinite and performed the voice and motion capture of Joel in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. Both games earned critical acclaim, earning scores over 90% in GameRankings[2][3] and Metacritic,[4][5] and commercial success.[6][7] Baker got nominated for both of these roles in the VGX 2013 and ended up winning for The Last of Us.

Troy has a huge profile as an actor in the video game industry. His career in the video game industry began when he voiced lead character Sergeant Matt Baker in Gearbox Software's Brothers in Arms. He later went on to voice Severin and Kagan in BloodRayne 2; Markus Vaughn in Trauma Center: New Blood; Sol Badguy in Guilty Gear 2: Overture; Kanji Tatsumi in Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4; Yuri Lowell in Tales of Vesperia; Alec Mason in Red Faction: Guerrilla; Slimer in Ghostbusters: The Video Game; the voice of various characters in Call of Duty games: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Black Ops II; Snow Villiers in the Final Fantasy XIII series; Abaddon in Darksiders; Jetfire and Zeta Prime in Transformers: War for Cybertron; the current voice of Espio the Chameleon in Sonic the Hedgehog series; Nova in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3; Vincent Brooks in Catherine; the current voice of Ryu Hayabusa in Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series; Two-Face and Robin in Batman: Arkham City; The Boss Male Voice 1 in Saints Row: The Third and Saints Row IV; Zenith in Star Wars: The Old Republic; Kai Leng in Mass Effect 3; Arlon and Pyrrhon in Kid Icarus: Uprising; Scoundrel in Diablo III; 30K in Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier; Batman, Two-Face, Sinestro, Brainiac and Hawkman in Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes; Jazz, Jetfire and Kickback in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron; Logan Thackeray in Guild Wars 2; Jake Muller in Resident Evil 6; Sunburn and Brock in Skylanders: Giants; Orkos in God of War: Ascension; Sinestro and Nightwing in Injustice: Gods Among Us; Loki, Hawkeye, Fandral, Groot, J.A.R.V.I.S., Moon Knight, and Wizard in Lego Marvel Super Heroes; The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins, Simon Blackquill in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and Delsin Rowe in Infamous Second Son.

Entertainment Weekly has listed him in their Best of 2013 issue for best breakout actor in the video game industry for his performance as Joel in The Last of Us, Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite and The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins.

His upcoming roles include Two-Face in Batman: Arkham Knight, Pagan Min in Far Cry 4, The Joker in Batman: Assault on Arkham, Superman in Infinite Crisis, Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Batman in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and Revolver Ocelot in Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Baker is one of the few actors to have portrayed Batman (Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes), The Joker (Batman: Arkham Origins) and Superman (Infinite Crisis)[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Films (Animated)[edit]

Film (Animated)
YearTitleRoleNotes
2014Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & PunisherHawkeye (Clint Barton)uncredited for this role
2014Batman: Assault on ArkhamThe Jokerdirect to video
2013Scooby-Doo! Stage FrightThe Phantom/Lance Damondirect to video
2013LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes UniteBatman (Bruce Wayne)/Two-Face (Harvey Dent)/Brainiac (Vril Dox)direct to video
2013Iron Man: Rise of TechnovoreHawkeye (Clint Barton)/J.A.R.V.I.S.direct to video
2012Dear DraculaAdditional Voicesdirect to video
2012Delhi SafariTiger
2011Gekijouban Sengoku Basara: The Last PartyIshida Mitsunari
2008Resident Evil: DegenerationAdditional Voice
2008The Sky CrawlersNaofumi Tokinouncredited for this role
2007Tsubasa: Toyko RevelationsKusanagi Shiyudirect to video
2007One Piece Movie: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in AlabastaOld Pirate/Man B
2006Bleach: Memories of NobodyGanryucredited as Tripp Fontaine
2006Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium CollectionFrank Archerdirect to video
2005xxxHolic: A Midsummer Night's DreamYoung Man
2005Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of ShamballaFrank Archer
2001Detective Conan: Countdown to HeavenGin
1998Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo CrisisAdditional Voices
1998Detective Conan: The Fourteenth TargetHenry Tish/Jake Marano
1997Detective Conan: The Time Bombed SkyscraperAdditional Voices
1995Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the DragonBoy2006 Funimation dub
1990Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest ManDr. Kochin2006 Funimation dub
1989Dragon Ball Z: Dead ZoneGinger2006 Funimation dub

Films[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011Real SteelBluebot/Midas/Camelotvoice role
2008The ImposterJerome
2006Striking RangeBrice Billings
2006The Night of the White PantsRecord Label Employeeuncredited for this role

Television (Animation & Anime)[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2013-2014Marvel's Avengers AssembleHawkeye (Clint Barton)/Loki/Bullseye Barton/Additional Voicesmain role (26 episodes)
2014Hulk & the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.Loki(1 episode); "For Asgard"
2014Beware the BatmanGentleman Ghost (James Craddock)
2013LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum OverloadLokiTV movie
2012-2013Ultimate Spider-ManLoki/Hawkeye (Clint Barton)/Cab Driver/Wili/Dwarf/Frost Giant(4 episodes); "Itsy Bitsy Spider-Man", "Hawkeye", "Run Pig Run", "Field Trip"
2013Shelf LifeThe Boyfriend(1 episode); "Night Terrors"
2010-2013Generator RexVan Kleiss/Biowulf/Roswellrecurring role; 21 episodes
2012-2013NFL Rush Zone: Season of the GuardiansWild Card/Warren/Coach Wildwood/Charles Reynoldsmain role; 18 episodes
2010-2012Scooby-Doo! Mystery IncorporatedBlue Falcon/Radley Crown/Dreamweaver/Young Sheriff Stone/Vronsky/Dispatcher/Krod/Bartender/Commercial Announcer/Red Humongounaut(5 episodes); "Heart of Evil", "Web of the Dreamweaver!", "The House of the Nightmare Witch", "The Wild Brood", "Battle of the Humungonauts"
2010-2012The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest HeroesClay Quartermain/Blizzard (Donnie Gill)/Constrictor (Frank Payne)/Joe 'Robbie' Robertson/Sydren/Skrull Interrogator/Major Glenn Talbot/Whirlwind (David Cannon)/Grey Gargoyle (Paul Pierre Duval)/Ulik/Faradeo/Michael Korvac/Grootrecurring role; 16 episodes
2012Ben 10: Destroy All AliensRetaliator/Boy StudentTV movie
2011Persona 4: The AnimationKanji Tatsumirecurring role; 7 episodes
2011Regular ShowPark Avenue/Guy #2(1 episode); "Under the Hood"
2011BladeNoah van Helsing/Drunk Man(4 episodes); "Partner", "Childhood Days (That Was Then, This Is Now)", "Vampire Hunter", "The Man, Blade"
2011X-MenKoichi Kaga/Sublime/Spider Mutantrecurring role; 6 episodes
2011G.I. Joe: RenegadesAirtight (Kurt Schnurr)
2007-2011Naruto: ShippûdenYamato/Pain/Kiho/Gamahiromain role; 94 episodes
2011WolverineScar-Faced Guy/S.H.I.E.L.D. Commander(2 episodes)
  • "Asano" (as Scar-Faced Guy)
  • "Omega Red" (as S.H.I.E.L.D. Commander)
2010Iron ManGuerilla/Professor Ohno/Agent A/Trainee #1(4 episodes)
  • "Reunion" (as Guerilla)
  • "The Revival Project" (as Professor Ohno)
  • "Chase the Missing Nuke!" (as Agent A)
  • "Iron Man Arries in Japan" (as Trainee #1)
2011Monster High: New Ghoul @ SchoolMr. Lou ZarrTV movie
2010Fullmetal Alchemist BrotherhoodGreed(4 episodes); "Eien No Itoma", "Semaru Kage", "Yaskusoku No Hi", "Barin Barin No Zenkai"
2009Kurokami: The AnimationSeiji(1 episode); "Michi"
2009Eden of the EastRyosuke Morimi(3 episodes); "Higashi no Eden", "Ima Sonnakoto Kangae Teru Baai Janainoni", "Riaru Na Genjitsu Kyokô No Genjitsu"
2008-2009Soul EaterExcalibur/White Starrecurring role; 9 episodes
2009Slayers Evolution-RRadok/Zuuma(5 episodes); "Uncover: Abakareru Yami!", "Town Scape: Hito Ni Tsukusaseta Mono Yue Ni", "Seek! Nerawareru No Wa Dareda!", "Raider!: Yami Kara No Koe!", "New Comer?: Aratanaru Rabidachi!"
2006-2008Mr. MeatyMr. Wink(3 episodes); "Embarrassed to Death/Puppet of Pop", "The Tell Tale Burger/Parker's Date", "Buffalo Burrito/Parkerina"
2008Slayers RevolutionZuuma(4 episodes); "Misty: Furi Orosareru Yaiba", "Judgement: Yomigaeru Suigin", "Insider: Shinzitsu O Shirumono!", "Gorgeous: Nerawareta Gôka Kyakusen"
2007Darker Than BlackNovember 11/Jack Simonrecurring role; 17 episodes
2005-2007Race Car DriverAnnouncer/Narratormain role; 24 episodes
2006-2007BleachJin Kariyamain role; 23 episodes
2006KekkaishiMadarao/Manrecurring role; 7 episodes
2006Shin ChanAction Bastard(3 episodes); "To Be a Man", "Pee Strike!", "Safe as a Dry Hump"
2005-2006NarutoRenga/Hokushin/Yashiro Uchiharecurring role; 6 episodes
2006Ergo ProxyKazkis Proxy(1 episode); "Kagayaki No Hahen"
2006The Third: The Girl with the Blue EyeLeon
2006Black CatJenos Hazard(1 episode); "Kimama Na Neko"
2005Trinity BloodAbel Nightroadrecurring role; 9 episodes
2005Basilisk: The Kōga Ninja ScrollsGennosuke Kougamain role; 23 episodes
2005Reservoir Chronicle: TsubasaKusanagi/Kylerecurring role; 7 episodes
2004-2005MonsterJaromir Lipsky/Heinz(4 episodes); "A Peaceful Home", "That Night", "The Unending Journey", "Petra & Schumann"
2005SuzukaCoach(1 episode); "Shunran"
2005Negima!Nagi Springfield(5 episodes); "Cum Tacent Clament: XI", "Nullus Est Instar Domus", "Amantes, Amentes", "Omne Initium Est Difficile", "Asinus in Cathedra: I"
2005Peach GirlToru/Honda
2004SunabôzuMakoto(1 episode); "Yôkai to, Boin"
2003-2004Fullmetal AlchemistFrank Archer/Additional Voicesrecurring role; 9 episodes
2004Gunslinger GirlAlphonso(1 episode); "Stella Cadente"
1999-2004One PieceOhm/Helmeppo/Additional Voicesrecurring role; 14 episodes
2003-2004The Galaxy RailwaysWataru Yuukirecurring role; 7 episodes
2001Grappler Baki Kyoukai TaikaiKato/Robinson/Bahyurecurring role; 17 episodes
2001Baki the GrapplerKato/Copperhead/Lorientrecurring role; 12 episodes
2000Lupin III: Missed by a DollarNabikovTV movie
1999Lupin III: Da Capo of Love - Fujiko's Unlucky DaysAdditional VoicesTV movie
1996-1998Detective ConanDamon/Merlin/Gin/York Taylor/Artie Nelsonrecurring roles; 10 episodes
1997Lupin III: Island of AssassinsAdditional VoicesTV movie
1994Poltergeist Report: Yuu Yuu HakushoShunjun(2 episodes); "The Proof", "Waking the Lost"

Television (non-voice roles)[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2008Comanche MoonPea Eye ParkerTV mini-series (3 episodes)
2006Laws of ChanceMartin Hannel(1 episode); "Original"

Video Games[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
TBAMetal Gear Solid V: The Phantom PainOcelot
2015Batman: Arkham KnightTwo-Face (Harvey Dent)
2014Disgaea 4: A Promise RevisitedValvatorez
2014Far Cry 4Pagan Min
2014Lego Batman 3: Beyond GothamBatman (Bruce Wayne)
2014Lichdom: BattlemageDragon/Gryphon
2014Call of Duty: Advanced WarfareMitchell
2014Middle-earth: Shadow of MordorTalion
2014Diablo III: Reaper of SoulsLyndon the Scoundrel
2014Infamous: Second SonDelsin Rowealso was the motion capture actor for Delsin Rowe
2014TitanfallAdditional Voices
2013Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIISnow Villiers
2013Batman: Arkham OriginsThe Joker
2013Batman: Arkham Origins BlackgateThe Joker
2013Lego Marvel Super HeroesFandral/Groot/Hawkeye (Clint Barton)
2013Skylanders: SWAP ForceRattle Shake
2013Infinity Blade IIISiris
2013Saints Row IVThe President of the United States of America
2013Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual DestiniesSimon Blackquilluncredited for this role
2013The Last of UsJoelalso was the motion capture actor for Joel
2013Injustice: Gods Among UsSinestro/Nightwing (Dick Grayson)/Atlantean Soldier
2013BioShock InfiniteBooker DeWittalso performed the song "Will The Circle Be Unbroken Elizabeth"
2013The Walking Dead: Survival InstinctAiden Caroll/Walker
2013God of War: AscensionOrkos/Multiplayer Announcer/Workeralso was the motion capture actor for Orkos
2013Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3Pain/Yamato
2012Call of Duty: Black Ops IIMultiplayer/Additional Voices
2012Halo 4Additional Voices
2012Marvel Avengers: Battle for EarthHawkeye (Clint Barton)/Loki/Super-Skrull
2012Skylanders: GiantsSunburn/Brock
2012Resident Evil 6Jake Mulleralso the motion capture actor for Jake Muller
2012Dead or Alive 5Rya Hayabusa
2012Guild Wars 2Logan Thackeray
2012Transformers: Fall of CybertronJazz/Jetfire/Kickback
2012Darksiders IIDraven/The Sleeping Warden/The Phariseer
2012InfexBaker
2012The Amazing Spider-ManAdditional Voices
2012Lego Batman 2: DC Super HeroesBatman (Bruce Wayne)/Two-Face (Harvey Dent)/Sinestro
2012Harley Quinn's RevengeRobin (Tim Drake)
2012Men in Black: Alien CrisisAgent P (Peter Delacoeur)
2012Dragon's DogmaPawn/Additional Voices
2012SorceryDash
2012Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier30K/Additional Voices
2012Diablo IIILyndon the Scoundrel
2012Kinect Star WarsCivilian
2012Kid Icarus: UprisingArlon/Pyrrhon
2012Ninja Gaiden 3Ryu Hayabusa
2012Mass Effect 3Kai Leng/Multiplayer Announcer/Additional Voices
2012Binary DomainCharles Gregoryalso the motion capture actor for Charles Gregory
2012Prototype 2Additional Voices
2012The Darkness IIAdditional Voices
2011Kinect Sports: Season TwoFootball Commentator
2011Star Wars: The Old RepublicZenith/Additional Voices
2011Final Fantasy XIII-2Snow Villiers
2011Shadows of the Damnedperformed the song, "Take Me To Hell Broken"
2011Infinity Blade IISiris
2011Kinect Disneyland Adventures
2011Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic GamesEspio the Chameleon
2011Saints Row: The ThirdDefault Player
2011Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
2011Batman: Arkham CityRobin (Tim Drake)/Two-Face (Harvey Dent)/GCPD Whitman
2011Sonic GenerationsEspio the Chameleon
2011Dead or Alive: DimensionsRyu Hayabusa
2011SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALsClawHammer Commander
2011CatherineVincent Brooks
2011Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two WorldsNova
2011Disgaea 4: A Promise UnforgottenValvatorez
2010Fable III
2010Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2Pain
2010Arcania: Gothic 4Herouncredited for this role
2010Quantum TheoryShiro/Zolf
2010Mafia IICivillians
2010Sengoku Basara: Samurai HeroesMitsunari Ishida
2010Clash of the TitansHades/Apollo/Soldiers
2010SingularityAdditional Voices
2010Transformers: War for CybertronJetfire/Zeta Prime/Additional Voicescredited as Troy E. Baker
2010Metal Gear Solid: Peace WalkerSoldiers
2010Valkyria Chronicles IIDirk Gassenarl/Leon Hardins
2010DarksidersAbaddon/Straga/Tortured Gate
2009Final Fantasy XIIISnow Villiers
2009Yoga WiiYoga Instructor
2009Resident Evil: The Darkside ChroniclesOthers
2009Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized
2009Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2Additional Voices
2009Tekken 6Bryan Furyuncredited for this role
2009Marvel Super Hero SquadS.H.I.E.L.D. Soldier #2/A.I.M. Agent #2/Civillian #3
2009Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic HeroesKul Teska
2009GhostbustersSlimer/Additional Voices
2009Red Faction GuerrillaAlec Mason
2008White Knight Chronicles: International Edition
2008The Last Remnant
2008Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods
2008Resistance 2Major Richard Blake
2008Quantum of SolaceAdditional Voices
2008Space SiegeSeth Walker
2008Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4Kanji Tatsumi
2008Tales of VesperiaYuri Lowell
2008Mana Kemia 2: Ochita Gakuen To Renkinjutsushi TachiYun
2008Age of Conan: Hyborian AdventuresConan
2008Armored Core: For Answeruncredited for this role
2007Guilty Gear 2: OvertureSol Badguy
2007Trauma Center: New BloodMarkus Vaughnuncredited for this role
2007Brothers in Arms: Hell's HighwaySenior Sergeant Matt Baker
2007Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberationuncredited for this role
2007Operation DarknessAdditional Voicesuncredited for this role
2007Metroid Prime 3: CorruptionVarious Soldiers
2007Golden Axe: Beast RiderAxe
2005Æon FluxTrevor Goodchild/Keller/Svengali
2005Brothers in Arms: Earned in BloodSgt. Matt Baker
2005Shinobi: Heart Under BladeKouga Gennosuke
2005Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30Sgt. Matt Baker
2004Bloodrayne 2Severin/Kagan
2003Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken AngelOutlaw Alchemist

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
Singles

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardNominated workResult
2013VGX Award for Best Voice ActorThe Last of UsWon
2013VGX Award for Best Voice ActorBioShock InfiniteNominated

Production[edit]

Baker had been cast as the English voice of four characters for voice actor Kosuke Toriumi:

References[edit]

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