Kevin Michael Richardson (conceived October 25, 1964) is an American voice, film and TV entertainer. He is known for his particularly profound voice and has played generally wretched characters in computer games and activity. He has likewise voiced characters on Seth MacFarlane's shows Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, and American Dad! He got two Daytime Emmy Award assignments for voicing the Joker in The Batman (2004–2008).
Richardson in July 2011
October 25, 1964 (age 56)
The Bronx, New York City
Kevin M. Richardson
A long time dynamic
Kevin Michael Richardson was brought into the world in the Bronx, New York City, on October 25, 1964. During secondary school, he was chosen for the National Foundation for the Arts' "Specialties '82" program. He showed up in a PBS unique coordinated by John Houseman, and procured a BFA in performance center from Syracuse University.
Richardson at the 2010 San Diego Comic Con
Richardson started his TV vocation in New York City where he acted in advertisements. His first expert acting position was in an AT&T business where he was heard saying "What's that?". He was often recruited as a voice for TV plugs. Perhaps the soonest part as another entertainer was to sniffle. He moved to Los Angeles to seek after his enthusiasm. Richardson has normally depicted detestable characters because of his profound and ground-breaking voice. In 1995, he got his first voice part as Mayor Tilton on the enlivened TV form of The Mask.
Richardson's different credits incorporate Captain Gantu in Lilo and Stitch and its establishment, Shnitzel in the Chowder pilot (and was later supplanted by John DiMaggio), Goro in Mortal Kombat, the second voice of Skulker on Danny Phantom, Sarevok in the Baldur's Gate arrangement, Jolee Bindo in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Crunch Bandicoot in the Crash Bandicoot games, Sai Sahan in Elder Scrolls Online MMORPG arrangement, Tartarus from Halo 2, Chairman Drek in Ratchet and Clank, Antauri in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Openly Gator from Queer Duck, Doctor Payne and others on The Proud Family, Dark Laser on The Fairly Odd Parents, Maurice from The Penguins of Madagascar, Slam Tasmanian and Tech E. Coyote on Loonatics Unleashed and the voice of Exile during the 1990s energized arrangement Road Rovers. Richardson likewise supplanted Keith David as the voice of Tombstone on The Spectacular Spider-Man. He gave a character voice set to Icewind Dale: Heart of Winter and Icewind Dale II. He was the voice of Heihachi in the PlayStation 2 game Soul Calibur II however he is recorded in the part as Victor Stone. He additionally voiced Stump Smash and Tree Rex in Skylanders: Swap Force, Skylanders: Trap Team and Skylanders: SuperChargers.
In 2001, Richardson voiced Barney Rubble in the vivified film The Flintstones: On the Rocks. In 2004, he turned into the primary dark entertainer to depict the Joker, voicing the character on the enlivened arrangement The Batman, a function for which he was twice assigned for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program. In 2005, he voiced Trigon on the enlivened arrangement Teen Titans, assuming control over the function from Keith Szarabajka. In 2006, he showed up in the parody Clerks II in which he plays a cop who sees the words "Yard Monkey 4 Life" composed on the rear of Randal Graves' work coat; he likewise voiced the senior winged serpent Terrador from The Legend of Spyro game arrangement. In 2008, he did the voice of Bishop for Wolverine and the X-Men. Afterward, he did the voice of Nick Fury on The Super Hero Squad Show. He additionally voiced Tyro in Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender in 2004.
Richardson frequently plays characters dependent on comic Bill Cosby, for example, on Family Guy ("Brian Does Hollywood"), where Stewie is a candidate on the humorist's Kids Say the Darndest Things; as Cosby himself on The Boondocks; and Numbuh 5's dad Mr. Lincoln, a praise to Cosby on Codename: Kids Next Door. His most incessant function on Family Guy is Jerome, Lois' ex. He likewise is the voice of Cleveland Brown, Jr. furthermore, voiced Lester Krinklesac and various others on The Cleveland Show. He at present voices Principal Brian Lewis on American Dad! His voice functions in 2011 included Panthro in the Thunder cats arrangement, Martian Man hunter on Young Justice, and Bulkhead, one of the Autobots in Transformers: Prime. He played Kilowog in Green Lantern: Rise of the Man hunters, the computer game spin-off of the true to life film Green Lantern, and later repeated the part in Green Lantern: The Animated Series.
Richardson was designated for Voice Actor of the Year by Behind the Voice Actors in 2012and in 2013. In 2015, he gave the voice of a Nigerian lord on The Simpsons scene "The Princess Guide". Afterward, he gave the voice of Judge Michaels in Tyler Perry's originally energized film Madea's Tough Love. In 2018, he gave the voice of Jimbo in The Boss Baby: Back in Business, a development of the 2017 film The Boss Baby.
Richardson wedded his significant other, Monica, in May 2006. He lives with Monica in Los Angeles, and is the stepfather of her two children from a past marriage
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