Roger Craig Smith
|Roger Craig Smith|
Smith in 2018
August 11, 1975|
St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
|Other names||Roger C. Smith|
|Alma mater||Chapman University|
|Occupation||Voice actor, stand-up comedian|
as Ezio Auditore da Firenze
as Steve Rogers/Captain America
as Chris Redfield
as Shinji Hirako
Sonic the Hedgehog
as Sonic the Hedgehog
Batman: Arkham Origins
as Kyle Crane
Roger Craig Smith (born August 11, 1975) is an American voice actor and former stand-up comedian best known as the former voice behind Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series, Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed games, Deidara in the anime Naruto: Shippuden, Zhang Liao in the 6th-8th installments of Dynasty Warriors, the current voice of Steve Rogers/Captain America in Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, and Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United, several characters, including Thomas/Nikolai in Regular Show, Shinji Hirako in Bleach, Martin Reest in Monster, Percy and Belson in Clarence, Batman in Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman Unlimited, Kyle Crane in Dying Light, and as the current voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in the Sonic the Hedgehog series since 2010.
Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, Smith graduated from Chapman University's Dodge College of film and media arts in 2003 also with a degree in screenwriting. In 2004, his screenplay "Modesto Rules" was a semi-finalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Out of a record-setting 6,073 screenplays submitted, Smith's was one of only 132 to make it to the semi-finals. Since then, Smith has worked on projects for both the small and big screens.
Smith originally began his career as a stand-up comedian, performing stand-up comedy in the mid 90s in film school before getting into voice acting in 2000, his stand-up routines also helped him influenced his voice over career. Smith's voice work has been called upon by companies including Disney and Disney Television Animation, Cartoon Network, Microsoft Game Studios, Sony, Wal-Mart, Baskin-Robbins, E!, TLC.. He has been cast as the lead voice actor in a number of video games, including in the roles of Sonic the Hedgehog from 2010 onwards, Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series from Resident Evil 5 onwards, and Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed series.
|1989||Patlabor: The Movie||Kiichi Goto||Bandai Visual dub|
|1993||Patlabor 2: The Movie||Kiichi Goto||Bandai Visual dub|
|2004||Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence||Sect. 9 Briefing Voice, Yamadori Transport Pilot||Animaze dub|
|2006||Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom||Additional Voices||English dub|
|2007||Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams||Prince Phillip||Direct-to-video|
|2008||Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel||Temujin||English dub |
|Resident Evil: Degeneration||Curtis Miller||English dub |
|2009||Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure||Bolt / Stone||Direct-to-video |
|Jennifer's Body||Radio DJ, ADR Voices|
|2012||Dino Time||Additional Voices||English dub |
|Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie||Deidara||English dub |
|Wreck-It Ralph||Sonic the Hedgehog|||
|Delhi Safari||The 2 Monkeys||English dub |
|2013||Planes||Ripslinger, Additional Voices|||
|2014||Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United||Steve Rogers/Captain America||Direct-to-video |
|2015||Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts||Bruce Wayne/Batman||Direct-to-video |
|Monkey King: Hero is Back||Pig||English version|
|Regular Show: The Movie||Jablonski / Frank Smith / Fast Food Guy|||
|Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem||Bruce Wayne/Batman||Direct-to-video |
|The Laws of the Universe Part 0||Eisuke||English dub |
|2016||Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants||Bruce Wayne/Batman||Direct-to-video |
|2018||Batman Ninja||Bruce Wayne/Batman||Direct-to-video|
|2007||Celebrity Deathmatch||Tobey Maguire||Ep. "Tobey Maguire vs. Jake Gyllenhaal"|
|2008–09||Wolverine and the X-Men||Forge, Hellion, Kamal|
|2010–12||The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes||Captain Marvel, Additional Voices|
|2011||Young Justice||Ocean Master, L-5, Additional Voices||Ep. "Downtime"|
|2011–13||Fish Hooks||Pass, Nigel|
|2011–17||Regular Show||Thomas/Nikolai, Night Owl, Low-Five Ghost, Additional Voices|
|2012–17||Ultimate Spider-Man||Steve Rogers/Captain America, Ghost Spider|
|2013||Out There||Additional Voices|
|Sofia the First||Luciano||Ep. "The Amulet and the Anthem"|
|Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload||Steve Rogers/Captain America||Television special|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||The Pulverizer/Timothy, Mutagen Man|
|2013–17||Clarence||Belson Noles, Percy, Additional Voices|
|2013–present||Avengers Assemble||Steve Rogers/Captain America/Iron Patriot, Torgo, Great Gambonnos, Grim Reaper, Radioactive Man, Winter Soldier, Guardsman, Additional Voices|
|2014||Manly||Skinny-Ripped, Eyes-No-Eyes, Zealots|
|2014–15||Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.||Captain America|
|2014–16||Transformers: Rescue Bots||Taylor|
|2014–present||Sonic Boom||Sonic the Hedgehog, Dave the Intern, Various Voices|
|2015||Batman Unlimited||Bruce Wayne/Batman||Web series|
|Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled||Steve Rogers/Captain America||Television special|
|2015–16||Pickle and Peanut||PAL-SCAN, MC, Klaus, Additional Voices|
|2015–17||Transformers: Robots in Disguise||Jetstorm, Slipstream, Airazor|
|Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!||Gus, Jasper, Announcer, Chet|
|2016||Breadwinners||Kenneth/Buhduece's Booty, Muscle Bread|
|2016–17||The Powerpuff Girls||Dax, Malty Brown, Additional Voices|
|2016–present||Ben 10||Diamondhead, Steam Smythe, Additional Voices|
|2017||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Hideo||Ep. "Ninki Ninja Fight Town"|
|2017–18||Guardians of the Galaxy||Steve Rogers/Captain America|
|2017–present||Unikitty!||Hawkodile, Richard, Score Keeper, Master Hazard, Science Guy, Security Bot, Theodore|
|Naruto||Idate Morino, Inabi Uchiha, Kota, Raiga Kurosuki, Shura|
|2005||Duel Masters||Prince Maurice the Merciless|
|2006||Zegapain||Kyo Sogoru, Abyss||As Bill Lemas|
|2006–12||Bleach||Ryusei Kenzaki / Kenryu, Shinji Hirako, Additional Voices|
|2007–08||Code Geass||Gilbert G.P. Guilford, Otaku||Ep. 18|
|2007–14||Naruto: Shippuden||Deidara, Bisuke, Dan Katō, Hayama Shirakumo||Ep. 190|
|2010||Kurokami: The Animation||Seiji|
|2011||Marvel Anime: Iron Man||Professor Satoshi Yamaguchi, Kawashima, Taurus||Eps. 3-4|
|Marvel Anime: Wolverine||Agent Machida|
|2018||Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress||Biba Amatori|
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- "Batman: Arkham Origins stars Roger Craig Smith as Batman, Troy Baker as Joker". Joystiq.
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- Hazeldine, Julian. Speedrun: The Unauthorised History of Sonic The Hedgehog. Lulu.com. p. 108. ISBN 9781291831887.
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- "Roger Craig Smith SacAnime Convention". sacanime.com. Retrieved August 19, 2014.
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- "Download Marvel's Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United Now - News - Marvel.com". Retrieved September 6, 2015.
- "EXCLUSIVE: First "Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts" Trailer Runs Wild". Comic Book Resources.
- Regular Show: The Movie (film). 2015.
- "EXCLUSIVE TRAILER DEBUT: Joker Rules in "Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem"". Comic Book Resources.
- "The Laws of the Universe Anime Film Casts Dylan McDermott, Jennifer Beals, Tom Kenny". Anime News Network. September 26, 2015. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
- Lam, Steve. "Batman Unlimited: Mechs Vs. Mutants Trailer Premieres". Bam! Smack! Pow!. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
- Makuch, Eddie (October 25, 2013). "Roger Craig Smith On Becoming Batman". gamespot.com. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
- "Roger Craig Smith at the Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 21, 2015.