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Stephen Walter Stanton (born August 22, 1961) is an American actor, voice actor and visual effects artist. His roles include the Big Daddies in BioShock, Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, Admiral Raddus in Rogue One and Griff Halloran from Star Wars Resistance.[1]

Stephen Stanton
Born
Stephen Walter Stanton

(1961-08-22) August 22, 1961 (age 58)
NationalityAmerican
Other namesSteve Stanton
Steven Stanton
Steven W. Stanton
OccupationActor, voice actor, visual effects artist
Years active1985–present
Notable credit(s)
BioShock
Rogue One
Star Wars Rebels
Star Wars Resistance
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Websitewww.stephenstanton.com

Early lifeEdit

Stanton was born to a German mother and an American father in Augsburg, West Germany and moved with his family to Tampa, Florida, the same year. He moved to Hollywood, California in 1981 to attend film school and pursue a career in the motion picture and television industry.

CareerEdit

Stanton is well known as a voice double for actors Alec Guinness, John Cusack, Bruce Willis, Clive Owen, Nicolas Cage, Robert Downey Jr., Roger Ebert, Tim Allen, Peter Cushing, Jeff Goldblum, Vincent Schiavelli and many others. He also provides original voices for Disney television shows and theme park attractions.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Titan A.E. Colonist, Alien Prisoner
2004 Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation FedNet Direct-to-video
Pink Five Strikes Back Obi-Wan Kenobi Short film
2005 Sith Apprentice Yoda
2006 Return of Pink Five
2008 Garfield's Fun Fest Randy Rabbit, Stanislavsky Direct-to-video
2009 Imagine That Additional Voice-Over Uncredited
Garfield's Pet Force Randy, News Guy, Skinny Guard Direct-to-video
2010 Secretariat Triple Crown Race Announcer Uncredited
Yogi Bear Additional Voice-Over
2011 The Green Hornet Breaking News Announcer
Mr. Popper's Penguins Security Guard
Trespass Additional Voices
2012 Foodfight! Mr. Clean, Lord Flushington, Additional Voices
Superman vs. The Elite Bialyian Ambassador, Cartoon Superman, Manchester Black's Father Direct-to-video
The Amazing Spider-Man Additional Voices Uncredited
Total Recall
Looper
The Reef 2: High Tide Jack
Playing for Keeps Additional Voices Uncredited
2013 47 Ronin
2014 Life Itself Roger Ebert Documentary
Godzilla Muto Team Member, Soldier (voices) Uncredited
Unbroken Olympics Radio Announcer
2015 My All American Play-by-Play Broadcaster Uncredited
2016 Get a Job Additional Voices
Rogue One Admiral Raddus (voice)
2017 All About the Money Voice Over
The Dark Tower Rat Man (voice) Uncredited

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005–14 Robot Chicken Various
2006 Medium Monkeyheads (voices)
2007 All Grown Up! Mantooth, Mr. Plank, Announcer Ep. "Super Hero Worship"
2007–17 Family Guy Various
2008 Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy Jeff Goldblum Ep. "Jeff Goldblum Wafers"
2008–09 Wolverine and the X-Men Fred Dukes / Blob, William Drake
2009 Random! Cartoons Frank Ep. "Mr. Flavio"
King of the Hill Heck Dorland Ep. "Born Again on the Fourth of July"
2010 Black Panther Klaw
2010–12 Hero Factory Jimi Stringer
2010–13 Mad Various
2010–14 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mas Amedda, Edcel Bar Gane, Viscus, Wilhuff Tarkin,
Moralo Eval, Meebur Gascon, Mak Plain, Dilanni, Preigo
2010, 2016 Archer Captain Lammers, Narrator, Ken Hinkins
2011 G.I. Joe: Renegades Tomax and Xamot
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Barry (voice) Ep. "The Gang Gets Trapped"
2012 Parks and Recreation Political Ad Announcer Ep. "Campaign Shake-Up"
Doc McStuffins Gustav Ep. "Gulpy Gulpy Gators!/One Note Wonder"
2013 The Legend of Korra Air Lion Turtle, Old Wan Ep. "Beginnings, Part 2"
Raising Hope Voiceover, Narrator
2014 Kirstie Tony Award Announcer Ep. "When They Met"
Girl Meets World Frank Mantucci (voice) Ep."Girl Meets Father"
Sofia the First Jade Jaguar Ep. "Princess to the Rescue!"
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever Jojo the Dog Television film
2014–16 The 7D Sleepy
2015 Tosh.0 Football Radio Announcer Ep. "High School Football Fan"
Halt and Catch Fire Commercial Announcer Ep. "SETI"
2015–16 Breadwinners Judge Pobun, Helmsman Rock, Mr. Chert
2015–18 Star Wars Rebels AP-5, Grand Moff Tarkin, Ben Kenobi
2016 Bunnicula Knight Owl Ep. "Whooo Is... The Knight Owl"
All the Way Newscaster, Convention Announcer Television film
Stuck in the Middle Man vs. Dumpster Announcer Ep. "Stuck with My Sister's Boyfriend"
2016–present The Tom and Jerry Show Rick (season 2), Uncle Pecos, Frankie, Mynah
2016–18 Lost In Oz Chief Advisor Scarecrow, Xandort
2017 Disjointed Narrator
Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Pigeon Man Television film
2018 Supernatural Cosgood Creeps (voice) Ep. "Scoobynatural"
2018–present Star Wars Resistance Griff Halloran, Namua
2020 Monsters at Work Smitty, Needleman Replacing Dan Gerson[2][3]

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role
2003 Tales of Symphonia Maxwell
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Uruk-Hai Warriors
2004 The Bard's Tale Sheriff Bryce, Treetop Sniper, Tree Guy #1
EverQuest II Hunter Vannil, Bartender Coppershot, Galenus Vafia, Rori
Armies of Exigo Ancient One, Giant, Knight, Demon, Ogre, Orc
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth Legolas
2005 Psychonauts Sasha Nein, Bonita Soleil
Madagascar Melman, Wilbur
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented Additional Voices
Rogue Galaxy Alekt Rosencaster, Robert
Star Wars: Battlefront II Alliance Officer #1, Ben Kenobi, Darth Maul
The Matrix: Path of Neo Agent Jackson, Doberman, Police, Security
Gun Alhambra Barkeeper
The Outfit Hans von Back
2006 Star Wars: Empire at War Obi-Wan Kenobi, Captain Wedge Antilles
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Legolas
Over the Hedge RJ, Ozzie
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Admiral James Norrington
Saints Row Radio Voice
Hot Shots Tennis Big Chief
Destroy All Humans! 2 Agent Sergi, Blisk, Additional Voices
Spider-Man: Battle for New York Kingpin
Jeanne d'Arc Prince Charles VII
2007 Spider-Man 3 Additional Voices
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Admiral James Norrington
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Additional Voices
BioShock Big Daddy
Conan Additional Voices
Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey Happy
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Additional Voices
Mass Effect
2008 Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law Phil Ken Sebben
Iron Man Iron Man, Pilot, Engineer, Afghan Soldier
Boom Blox Additional Voices
The Incredible Hulk Iron Man, Male Pedestrian #2
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Melman
2009 Cars Race-O-Rama Tater
Brütal Legend Fire Barons, Glitter Fist
Madagascar Kartz Melman
2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Happy, Deep Space System
Toy Story 3: The Video Game Additional Voices
BioShock 2 Big Daddy
2011 Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Malus Darkblade
Kinect: Disneyland Adventures Additional Voices
2012 Madagascar 3: The Video Game Melman
Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Malus
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Scurvy Pat, Paulie, Blue Gremlin
2013 The Cave The Cave, Shopkeeper
Lego Marvel Super Heroes Blob, Malekith the Accursed, Sentinel
2014 BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Big Daddy
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Ben Kenobi
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Mal'ash, Kal'Dalis (Reclamation Short)
2017 Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Sasha Nein
2018 Thief of Thieves Conrad "Redmund" Paulson

Theme parksEdit

Visual effects workEdit

Tippett StudioEdit

Boss Film StudiosEdit

ReferencesEdit

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