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Lex Lang (born November 12, 1965 in Hollywood, California)[1] is a two-time Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards-honored voice actor, voice match specialist, songwriter, music producer, entrepreneur, poet and philanthropist, who has provided voices and served as a director for a number of cartoons, anime, and video games, most notably as Doctor Neo Cortex in the Crash Bandicoot series from 2004 to present day, to which he has garnered widespread acclaim.

Lex Lang
Lex Lang by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Lang at the 2013 Phoenix Comicon.
Born
Walter Alexis Lang

(1965-11-12) November 12, 1965 (age 53)[1]
ResidenceStudio City, California, U.S.[2]
OccupationVoice actor, ADR director
Spouse(s)
Sandy Fox (m. 2004)
Websitehttp://www.lexlang.com

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Personal life and other venturesEdit

Lang is married to fellow voice actor Sandy Fox. They live in Studio City, California.[3] In 1998 they co-founded the Love Planet Foundation, a non-profit organization which creates educational materials for children on the importance of recycling, world water awareness, and the preservation of the planet.[4] They also created Love Planet Productions, which includes several multimedia projects such as anime presentation shows, toddler shows and products, and Zen programming.[5] In 2006, they launched a bottled spring water business called H2Om Water with Intention, which has received recognition as a sponsor at several events including Sting's Rainforest Foundation Carnegie Hall Concert and the Elevate Film Festival.[6][7][8] Lang is also a Deepak Chopra meditation instructor.[9]

FilmographyEdit

AnimeEdit

List of dubbing performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source[10][11][12]
1997 Street Fighter II V Det. Tsung, Interpol Aide, Additional voices As Alex Lang [13]
1997 Tokyo Revelation Additional voices OVA [13]
1997 El-Hazard: The Wanderers Student Councilman, Village Elder, Palace Guard Animaze/Pioneer dub [13]
1997 Armageddon Delta Boy Animaze dub, as Alexis Lang [13]
1998 Battle Athletes Additional voices OVA [13]
1998 El-Hazard: The Magnificent World 2 Additional voices OVA [13]
1998 Fushigi Yûgi Additional voices   [13]
1998 Giant Robo Additional voices OVA [13]
1999 Battle Athletes Victory Sergei Garenstein, Operator   [13]
1999 Digimon series Cyberdramon, WarGreymon, Omnimon, Rapidmon, others    
1999 The Cockpit Captain A OVA, as Walter Lang [13]
1999 Fist of the North Star Kenshiro TV series, Manga Entertainment dub [13]
1999 Magic Knight Rayearth High Priest Zagato, Mayor, Rayearth, Big Ugly Monster, Windam Also ADR script writer (Ep. 12), music producer
As Alexis Lang
[13]
1999 Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory Allen OVA [13]
1999 Ninja Cadets Hayashi, Matsuzaka OVA [13]
1999 Jungle de Ikou! Evil Ongo, Takuma's dad OVA [13]
1999 Rurouni Kenshin Hiko Seijuro OVA series, Sony dub [13][14]
1999 Wild 7 Dispatcher OVA [13]
2000 Flint the Time Detective Dino Fisherman   [13]
2000 Magic Knight Rayearth 2 Windam, Lantis, Rayearth, Zagato, Satoru Shidou   [13]
2000 Trigun Terrorist, Newscaster   [13]
2000–02 Rurouni Kenshin Sanosuke Sagara, Iwanbo, others TV series, Media Blasters dub [13]
2001 Arc the Lad Jack   [13]
2001–02 Transformers: Robots in Disguise Tow Line    
2001 Apocalypse Zero Kakugo Hagakure, Zero OVA [13]
2001 Hand Maid May Kintaro Yamazaki   [13]
2001 Mezzo Forte Bodyguard OVA [13]
2001 Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team Ginias Sahalin OVA [13]
2001 Nightwalker Cain, Shunichi, Asami's Lover   [13]
2001 Saint Tail Hayase, Henchman   [13]
2001 Transformers: Robots in Disguise Tow-Line   [13]
2001 Vampire Princess Miyu Ryosuke, others TV series, Tokyopop [13]
2002 Babel II: Beyond Infinity Lodem, Babel I, Balan, Dennis Also ADR director and writer [13]
2002 Cosmo Warrior Zero Axelater, Phase Braker, Dr. Aminner, Doctor, Master, Dr. Machine   [13]
2002 éX-Driver Student, Todo Thug A, Cain Tokioka, others OVA
Also ADR director and ADR writer
[13]
2002 Tsukikage Ran Additional voices   [13]
2002 Ys Dark Fact, Adol's Father OVA [13]
2003 Argentosoma Frank, various characters   [13]
2003 Ai Yori Aoshi Suzuki, Boy 2, TV Announcer, Akiko's Father, Takashi, Student, others   [13]
2003 .hack//SIGN Crim   [13]
2003 Blue Dragon Blue Dragon, Dark Dragon    
2003 Daigunder Tri-Horn   [13]
2003 Figure 17 D.D.   [13]
2003 Gun Frontier Stage Coach Guard, Guard, Man B, Heidelnoir   [13]
2003 Heat Guy J Shun Aurora, Giobanni Gallo, others   [13]
2003 Idol Project BaliHawaii Presenter, Manager, Alien OVA
Also ADR director Ep. 3-4
[13]
2003 Immortal Grand Prix Metoo Microseries [13]
2003 Initial D series Ryosuke "Ry" Takahashi Tokyopop dub [13][15]
2003 Kikaider Patrol Car Officer, Carmine Spider   [13]
2003 Last Exile Claimh-Solais Soldier, others   [13]
2003 Lupin the Third Goemon Ishikawa XIII, Kosuke Kidani TV series [13]
2003 Mirage of Blaze Shuhei Chiaki, Danjyo Kousaka, Attendant Also ADR director, writer [13]
2003 s-CRY-ed Kunihiko Kimishima   [13]
2003 Wild Arms King Kianu   [13]
2003 Witch Hunter Robin Juzo Narumi, Thug, Shunji Nagira   [13]
2003 Ys II: Castle in the Heavens Jira, Dark Fact OVA [13]
2003–04 Mahoromatic Slash, Gang Member, Commander Hayato Daimon Also OVAs and specials [13]
2003–04 The Twelve Kingdoms Shoryu, others Also ADR director, ADR writer (Ep. 1-40) [13]
2004 Burn-Up Scramble ATM Thief, Imaginary Boyfriend, Arcade Thug   [13]
2004 Gad Guard Haneke, various characters   [13]
2004 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Officer, Commander, others   [13]
2004 Gungrave Bunji Kugashira, "Mad Dog" Ladd Carabel   [13]
2004 Here is Greenwood Furusawa OVA, Media Blasters dub [13]
2004 Space Pirate Captain Herlock Captain Harlock OVA [13]
2004 Stellvia Ritsou Soujin, others   [13]
2004 Submarine 707R Jack Vance Captain, Chairman Jonathan, PKN Chairman, other OVA [13]
2004 Wolf's Rain Soldier   [13]
2004 éX-Driver: Nina & Rei Danger Zone Additional voices OVA
Also voice director, ADR writer
[13]
2005–09 Naruto Teuchi, Tsubasa, Hayate Gekko, Jigumo Fuma, others   [14]
2005 Aquarian Age: The Movie Ray Alucard   [13]
2005 Fafner in the Azure Kenji Kondo, various characters Also voice director [13]
2005 Immortal Grand Prix Dew TV series [13]
2005 Mars Daybreak Kuberness, Regardie, EF Soldier   [13]
2005 New Getter Robo Ryoma Nagare   [13]
2005 Otogi Zoshi Mansairaku   [13]
2005 Planetes Sia's father   [13]
2005 Saiyuki Reload Genjyo Sanzo   [13]
2005 Samurai Champloo Musashi "Johnny" Miyamoto, Xavier the Third, others   [13]
2005 Scrapped Princess Socom, Galil, others   [13]
2005 Tenjho Tenge Ishimatsu, others   [13]
2006–14 Bleach Marechiyo Ōmaeda, Runuganga   [14]
2006 Kannazuki no Miko Kazuki Ōgami [16]
2006 Fate/stay night Issei Ryudo   [13]
2006 Karas Announcer, Monster, Shako   [13]
2006 Saiyuki Reload Gunlock Genjo Sanzo   [13]
2007 Tales of Phantasia Lundgrom OVA [13]
2008 Lucky Star Meito Anizawa, TV Host, others   [13]
2009–15 Naruto Shippuden Teuchi, Kitane, Hayate Gekko, others    
2015–16 Durarara!!×2 Egor, Shu Aozaki   [17][14]
2015 Yuki Yuna is a Hero ADR Director [18][19]
2015–16 Aldnoah.Zero Cruhteo Also ADR director [20]
2015 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Soichiro Kuzuki TV series [21]
2016 One-Punch Man Flashy Flash, various [22][23]
2017–present Dragon Ball Super Goku, Goku Black Bang Zoom! dub for Toonami Asia [24]
2018-present JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Anjuro Katagiri Dub for Toonami

AnimationEdit

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source[12][11]
2002 ChalkZone Ronnie Lox Ep. "Purple Haze/No PlaceLike Home/Disaster Park/I Need a Song"  
2004 All Grown Up! Talk Show Host, Page Ep. Brother, Can You Spare the Time?
2004–06 Justice League Unlimited Atomic Skull, Captain Cold, Heat Wave   [25]
2006–07 Avatar: The Last Airbender Fire Lord Sozin (young) Episode: "The Avatar and the Fire Lord"
2006–08 Legion of Super Heroes Announcer #1 (episode "Champions"), Grimbor (episode "The Karate Kid"; "In the Beginning"), R.J. Brande (episode "In the Beginning")    
2007–08 The Batman Metallo, Basil Karlo/Clayface (2nd Voice), Hamilton Hill, additional voices    
2007–15 Curious George Hundley, Doorman    
2009 Batgirl: Year One Batman Motion comic [26]
2009–10 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Doctor Polaris, Hourman, Gold, Hydrogen, Alloy, Batman 2 / Dick Grayson [14][25]
2012 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Doctor Doom   [14][25]
2013 Regular Show Barry, Police Officer #2 Episode: "Every Meat Burritos" [14][25]
2015 Ever After High Lance Charming [14]
2016 Lego Star Wars: The Resistance Rises Poe Dameron Episode: "Poe to the Rescue"  
2016 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir Jagged Stone [27]
2018-19 Star Wars Resistance Major Vonreg 8 episodes [28]

FilmsEdit

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source[10][12][11]
1996 Black Jack Additional voices Animaze dub [13]
1998 Yu Yu Hakusho: the Movie Kazuma Kuwabara OVA, Animaze/Media Blasters dub [13]
1999 Reborn from Hell: Samurai Armageddon Shosetu Yu Live-action dub [13]
2001 Street Fighter Alpha Guard   [13]
2001 Akira Man on Vehicle's Radio 2 Animaze dub [13]
2001 Reborn from Hell II: Jubei's Revenge Shosetu Yu Live-action dub [13]
2002 Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Additional voices   [13]
2002 Gundress Shibrage, Kelvelos   [13]
2002 Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team - Miller's Report Additional voices   [13]
2003 The Secret of Mamo Goemon Ishikawa Pioneer dub [13]
2004 éX-Driver The Movie Caine Tokioka, Fitz, David, Police Officer Also voice director, ADR writer [13]
2004 Mobile Suit Gundam F91 Bardo   [13]
2004 Alive Tenshu Yashiro Live-action dub [13]
2008 Justice League: The New Frontier Rick Flagg    
2011 Legend of the Millennium Dragon Additional voices   [13]
2015 The Last: Naruto the Movie Hayate Gekko   [25]
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Series Role Notes Source[10][12][11]
1997 Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie Lerigot, Rygog As Alexis Lang  
1998 Six-String Samurai Death    
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Additional voices    
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 Additional voices   [29]
2015 The Laws of the Universe Part 0 Additional voices Limited theatrical release [30]
2017 The Star Hunter    

Video gamesEdit

List of voice performances in video games
Year Series Role Notes Source[12][31]
1997 Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout Son Gohan Uncredited [13]
1997 Bushido Blade Hongou    
2000 Star Trek: Klingon Academy Civil War First Officer, Hopogh Captain, Federation Commander 4    
2001 Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix Jacob "Deke" DeCourt    
2002 Digimon Rumble Arena WarGreymon, Omnimon   [25]
2003 Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht Luis Virgil Uncredited  
2003–present Dynasty Warriors series Zhuge Liang, Wei Yan, Sima Yi Uncredited  
2003 .hack//Mutation Moonstone, Crim   [25]
2003 .hack//Outbreak Moonstone, Crim   [25]
2003 Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike Han Solo, additional voices   [25]
2004 .hack//Quarantine Moonstone, Crim   [25]
2004 Crash Twinsanity Dr. Neo Cortex   [25]
2004 Phantom Brave Ash Uncredited  
2005 Death by Degrees Bryce Adams Uncredited  
2005 Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga Harley Q Uncredited  
2005 Haunting Ground Debilitas    
2005 Star Wars: Battlefront II Han Solo, additional voices   [25]
2005 Crash Tag Team Racing Dr. Neo Cortex   [25]
2006 Star Wars: Empire at War Scout Trooper   [25]
2006 Suikoden V Childerich Uncredited  
2006 Samurai Champloo: Sidetracked Worso Tsurumaki    
2006 Naruto series Hayate Gekko, Gamabunta, Shikaku Nara, Kidomaru, Teuchi    
2006 Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Incidental characters    
2006 Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories Overlord Zenon Uncredited  
2006 Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra Luis Virgil   [25]
2007 Monster Kingdom: Jewel Summoner Grey    
2007 Blue Dragon Young Nene   [25]
2007 Crash of the Titans Dr. Neo Cortex   [25]
2007 Mass Effect Ambassador Din Korlack, Yaroslev Tartakovsky, Colonist, Refugee, Salarian Doorman, Salarian Patron, Salarian Soldier    
2008 Operation Darkness Lewis Canton Uncredited  
2008 Crash: Mind over Mutant Dr. Neo Cortex    
2009 Crimson Gem Saga Gelts Uncredited  
2009 Brütal Legend Glitter Fists, Warfathers    
2009 Dragon Age: Origins Imrek, Bruntin Vollney, Cassian, Mainar, Haven Shopkeeper, Mercenary Captain, Deshyr, Silk Merchant, Orzammar Noble, Deep Roads Lieutenant, Orzammar Guard, Proving Fan, Circle Tower Mage, Crazy Mage    
2009 Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles Marvin Brannagh Uncredited [25]
2010 Mass Effect 2 Keystone, Elite Krogan Enemies, Stocks Volus, Urdnot Warrior, Used Ship Salesman    
2010 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Stormtrooper   [25]
2012 Mass Effect 3 Ambassador Din Korlack    
2012 Kinect Star Wars Magna Guard, Stormtrooper   [25]
2013 The Cave The Zen Master, King, Speakerbox    
2013 Marvel Heroes Doctor Doom   [25]
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Grim Creeper   [32][14]
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices   [33]
2014 Titanfall Spyglass   [14]
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Grim Creeper   [34]
2014 Digimon All-Star Rumble WarGreymon, Examon, Dorulumon, Omnimon    
2015 Batman: Arkham Knight Officer Kevern, Officer Deaves, Officer Doyle   [35]
2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Grim Creeper   [36]
2015 Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns PC Charr Male   [37]
2016 World of Warcraft: Legion Kil'jaeden  
2016 Skylanders: Imaginators Dr. Neo Cortex   [38]
2017 Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Dr. Neo Cortex   [39]
2018 Lego DC Super-Villains Deathstorm, Mazahs, Heat Wave, Mantis    

Live-actionEdit

List of voice performances in live-action television and film
Year Title Role Notes Source[12]
1994 VR Troopers Tropedobot, Robot    
1996 Masked Rider Cyborsect    
1996 Power Rangers Zeo Louie Kaboom Uncredited
1997 Power Rangers Turbo Rygog, Lerigot as Alexis Lang
1998 Power Rangers in Space Ecliptor, Jakarak Uncredited
2002 Power Rangers Wild Force Zen-Aku

Other appearancesEdit

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source[12][11]
2001 Primetime Glick Announcer    
2002 Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck Contestant  


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b http://www.lexlang.com/The_Official_Lex_Lang_Website/About.html
  2. ^ "Patch Profile Page For Sandy Fox". Studio City, Patch. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  3. ^ Fox, Sandy. "Patch Profile Page For Sandy Fox". Studio City, Patch. Patch Media. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  4. ^ http://loveplanetfoundation.org
  5. ^ http://loveplanetproductions.com/?page_id=7
  6. ^ "H2Om Joins Film Festival to 'Elevate' Consciousness in Hollywood" (Press release). Elevate Film Festival and H20m. July 22, 2006. Retrieved September 24, 2015 – via BevNET.com.
  7. ^ Regina, Steven. "Sandy Fox/Lex Lang". The Swerve Magazine. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  8. ^ "Gear awards – Waters(Flavored/Enhanced) Winners". ShapeYou.com. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  9. ^ "Meditation". SandyFox.com. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
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  11. ^ a b c d e "Animation". lexlang.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g "Lex Lang– Resume". Jeff Zannini Celebrity Talent. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr "Lex Lang". Crystal Acids.com. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
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  15. ^ "The Ultimate Tofu Store Drift". Initial D. Season 1. Episode 1. Tokyopop. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Cast.
  16. ^ "Secret Love Shell". Destiny of the Shrine Maiden. Episode 3. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Voice Cast.
  17. ^ "Durarara!!×2 English Dub to Premiere March 10". Anime News Network. March 6, 2015.
  18. ^ Martin, Theron (April 27, 2015). "Yuki Yuna is a Hero [Collector's Edition + CD] – Review". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 26, 2016. Pony Canyon called upon Bang Zoom! Entertainment for the English dub. Long-time voice actor Lex Lang mostly guides well a cast with limited experience; only in a couple of places do the performances sound even slightly stiff or awkward. All of the actresses were appropriately-chosen for their roles in a vocal quality sense and handle the acting capably. ... The dub script is also a smooth and reasonable interpretation of the original Japanese script.
  19. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIGIn2SHLQg
  20. ^ "Aniplex USA to Release 1st Aldnoah.Zero Season 1 On BD/DVD with Dub, Sub". Anime News Network. June 6, 2015.
  21. ^ "Aniplex USA Details Fate/stay night UBW, Durarara!! 2xSho Release Details". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
  22. ^ "One-Punch Man Cast Announcement!". Viz Media. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  23. ^ "Unyielding Justice". One-Punch Man. Episode 9. Viz Media. September 17, 2016. Adult Swim.
  24. ^ "Toonami Asia Reveals More Dub Cast for Dragon Ball Super Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
  25. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Behind The Voice Actors – Lex Lang". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved March 6, 2015. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources
  26. ^ Terrace 2014, p. 23
  27. ^ "Darkblade". Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. Season 1. Episode 12. February 28, 2016. Nickelodeon.
  28. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (April 26, 2018). "Star Wars Resistance Animated Series Set at Disney Channel". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on May 20, 2018. Retrieved October 7, 2018.
  29. ^ All Movie Guide. "Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) – Acting credits". New York Times. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  30. ^ TWK Admin. "Laws of the Universe Part 0 Premiere with Tom Kenny, Kari Wahlgren, Lex Lang, Christina Vee". Teens Wanna Know. Retrieved February 28, 2016. Video interview. 2:43-3:15 "It was a lot of fun because I got to play one of the teachers in the film but then I also got to play one of the creatures in the film. So I'm like a feature creature teacher."
  31. ^ "Video Games". lexlang.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  32. ^ Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). Skylanders: Swap Force. Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors.
  33. ^ Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
  34. ^ Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Trap Team. Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in Voice Actors.
  35. ^ Rocksteady Studios. Batman: Arkham Knight. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 13:05 in, Voiceover & Mocap Talent.
  36. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors.
  37. ^ Meet the New Voice of the Male Charr Player Character, GuildWars2.com
  38. ^ Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Imaginators. Activision.
  39. ^ Vicarious Visions. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Activision.
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