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Gray G. Haddock (born August 11, 1972) is an American actor and film producer. He is the head of animation at Rooster Teeth, a production studio in Austin, Texas, where he created the 2019 mecha web series gen:LOCK. He is known for voice roles such as Locus and Roman Torchwick in the Rooster Teeth productions Red vs. Blue and RWBY, respectively, as well as Sanosuke Sagara in the English dub of Rurouni Kenshin, Oreldo in Pumpkin Scissors, and Yousuke Fuuma from Wedding Peach.

Gray G. Haddock
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Haddock at the 2017 New York Comic Con
Born (1972-08-11) August 11, 1972 (age 47)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
ResidenceAustin, Texas, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Other namesGary Haddock
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin
OccupationActor, film producer
Years active1995–present
EmployerRooster Teeth
Spouse(s)Lara Toner
Children2
Websitewritingandshooting.com

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BiographyEdit

Gray Haddock was born on August 11, 1972 in Austin, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996.[citation needed]

Haddock received his first voice acting credit in 1995. He acted for many years, primarily as a voice actor in English dubbed versions of Japanese anime. In 1997, he was cast as Sanosuke Sagara in the film Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots, a role which he reprised in the 2001 film Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection and the Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc two-film series in 2011 and 2012.[1] In 1998, he played the role of Lei Wulong in Tekken: The Motion Picture.[2]

In August 2011, he was hired by Rooster Teeth as a visual effects artist and digital compositor working on season 9 of Red vs. Blue.[3][4] He then worked on season 10 of Red vs. Blue and, in 2013, he took on a voice acting position as Roman Torchwick in Rooster Teeth's animated series, RWBY.[5] He also took on the role of Locus in Red vs. Blue, a character that debuted in Season 11.

In 2014, Haddock co-starred in the two-hander play Venus in Fur, opposite Molly Karrasch and directed by his wife Lara Toner.[6]

 
Miles Luna, a writer and voice actor for RWBY and other Rooster Teeth projects, with Haddock at RTX 2015

In 2014, Haddock worked as a producer on the second season of RWBY.[7] In September 2014, Haddock became head of the newly formed Rooster Teeth Animation department.[8] Since production started on its third season in 2015, Haddock has been a co-director and producer for RWBY.[9] In 2018, Haddock became writer and director for a mecha series on Rooster Teeth, gen:LOCK.[10]

FilmographyEdit

Voice actingEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Legend of Crystania Captain Chivalry, Grib Film
1996 Tattoon Master Hydra TV series
Reborn from Hell II: Jubei's Revenge Jubei Yagyu Film
1997 Sakura Diaries Mashtu Tatsuhiko TV series
Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots Sanosuke Sagara Film
1997–1998 Ninja Resurrection Jubei Yagyu TV mini-series, 2 episodes
1998 Lost Universe Rando TV series
Tekken: The Motion Picture Lei Wulong Film
1998–1999 Steam Detectives Le Bled TV series, 6 episodes
1999 Hoshin Engi Hakuyuko TV series
2001 Z.O.E. Dolores,i Basilico Basilisk TV series, episode: "James no sainan"
Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection Sanosuke Sagara TV mini-series, 2 episodes
Conquest: Frontier Wars Turbine Doc, Blanus, Battleship Video game
2002 Jing: King of Bandits Postino TV mini-series
2003 Kidô shinsengumi: Moe yo ken Ukon Tanaka Film
Deus Ex: Invisible War SSC Guard #2, Announcer #1 Video game
2003–2004 Wedding Peach Yousuke Fuuma/Viento TV series
2004 Ou Dorobou Jing in Seventh Heaven Postino Short film
Thief: Deadly Shadows Townspeople #3 Video game
2005–2006 Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor Archanfel TV series, 6 episodes
2006 009-1 Loki TV series, 4 episodes
2006–2010 Pumpkin Scissors Oreldo TV series, 24 episodes
2007 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Various soldiers Video game
2011 DC Universe Online Green Lantern, Black Hand, Star Labs Scientist Video game
2011–2012 Rurouni Kenshin: New Kyoto Arc Sanosuke Sagara Film series, 2 films
2012–present Red vs. Blue Locus, Donald Doyle, Resistance Soldier Web series
2013–2016 RWBY Roman Torchwick Web series
2014–2015 X-Ray and Vav Rusty Bonjour Web series, 5 episodes
2016 My Hero Academia Electric Villain (additional voices) Anime, 1 episode
2016 Luck and Logic Rentaro Tsurugi Anime
2016–present RWBY Chibi Roman Torchwick Web series, 5 episodes
2019 gen:LOCK Leon August Web series

Live actionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2016–2018 Fan Service Himself Podcast, 49 episodes
2017 Million Dollars, But... Himself Web series, episode: "Theme Pack: Animation"

ProductionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 My Sucky Teen Romance Visual effects Film
Jeff, Who Lives at Home Visual effects Film
2011–present Red vs. Blue Visual effects (until 2012)
Supervising producer (since 2014)
Web series
2013–present RWBY Editor, producer (since 2014), co-director (since 2015) Web series
2014–2015 X-Ray and Vav Producer (5 episodes) Web series
2016–present RWBY Chibi Supervising producer (6 episodes) Web series
Camp Camp Producer (5 episodes), writer (2 episodes) Web series
2019 gen:LOCK Writer, director Web series

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Voice Compare: Rurouni Kenshin – Sanosuke Sagara". Behind The Voice Actors. November 17, 2009. Archived from the original on June 29, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2016. And last but not quite the least is VA Gray G. Haddock who voiced Sanosuke in ADV's handiwork on Ruroni Kenshin namely Samurai X Reflection and he is not that bad.
  2. ^ Lipkowitz, Gary (October 13, 2000). "Postmarks: 'Tekken' Produced in Austin". The Austin Chronicle. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 7, 2016. It features the phenomenally talented voices of John Paul Shepard, Adam Dudley, David Stokey, Edi Patterson, Gray Haddock, Claire Hamilton, Ellie McBride, Jessica Robertson, Ken Webster, Mark O'Brien, Jessie Schwartz, and Douglas Taylor (among others).
  3. ^ Haddock, Gray (2012). "Greetings and salutations..." Rooster Teeth. Archived from the original on December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016. I started here at RT last year, working as a VFX artist / digital compositor on the CG sequences of RvB season 9, around... ep10, I think?
  4. ^ Haddock, Gray (August 23, 2016). "5 years ago today I had a call..." Facebook. Archived from the original on June 25, 2018. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  5. ^ Distler, Anthony (February 21, 2016). "A Fan's Perspective – RWBY Volume 3 Unanswered Questions". VAVEL.com. Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  6. ^ Meigs, Michael. "Review: Venus in Fur by Austin Playhouse". CTX Live Theatre. Archived from the original on March 11, 2018.
  7. ^ Smith, Carly (January 30, 2014). "RWBY Volume 2 Premiering at RTX 2014, First Promo Art Available". The Escapist. Archived from the original on January 31, 2014. Retrieved December 7, 2016. Its online premiere will happen shortly afterward, producer Gray Haddock announced.
  8. ^ Newton, Steve (October 18, 2016). "Rooster Teeth Animation moves to new building ahead of 'RWBY Volume 4'". WUSA9.com. Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  9. ^ Whittaker, Richard (May 3, 2016). "DVDanger: RWBY Volume III: Team Rooster Teeth takes anime back to Japan – Screens". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  10. ^ Trumbore, Dave (January 22, 2018). "Exclusive: First Trailer for 'gen:LOCK' Reveals Rooster Teeth's Biggest Series Since 'RWBY'". Collider. Archived from the original on January 30, 2018.

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