Matt Hill

Matt Hill

Date Of Birth: Jan 19, 1968
Birth Place: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Popularity: 197th All Time, 353rd This Week

Trivia & Fun Facts:

  • He said that he was unable to see the original Transformers series back when he was a kid; he blamed his lack of cable television, despite the fact that G1 was in broadcast syndication for the most part.
  • He hung out with Jackie Chan while during the shooting of the second Shanghai Noon film. 

Quotes:

(On Transformers Energon) "Carlos is my little Mexican American friend who likes to hang out at Pololoco and cruiz the babes. Whereas, Ironhide, is totally wired for action and adventure and is like a pitbull after the mailman. Both awesome to voice and bring to life."

"Love Ironhide. He's like the new dude on the football team who's all about gettin' the job done. To him it's about loyalty and doin' it right, the 1st time!!"

"Every time I step into the studio to do a Transformers show... I get all weeeeeepy and emotional. That OK? I guess I'm supposed to keep that to myself hey. Come on !! I LOVE doin' Transformers. It ROCKS."

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THE VOICES OF Matt Hill

Credits On BTVA: 87 Roles from 60 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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batcool
said at 8:40 PM on Sun Aug 7 2016
 2 Shout Outs!
Love and respect Matt Ed and Kira are my favorite characters he voiced
Rutherspringsman
said at 9:49 PM on Mon Jul 18 2016
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Matt sounds really amazingly unique and awesome.
argentlupus
said at 3:58 PM on Sat Jun 25 2016
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One.. of the voices out of my childhood... wow. Kevin from Captain N and Ryo of the Wildfire is now voicing Soarin from MLP. I am officially floored.
historylover
said at 10:20 AM on Fri Apr 8 2016
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ED!
DravenRoth994
said at 11:45 PM on Sun Feb 7 2016
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I actually saw him in an episode of The X-Files recently (the episode also featured Peter Kelamis as well. That's right, Ed and Rolf in the same episode!!! However, I couldn't find Peter anywhere). Given I'm so used to his more comedic roles, he REALLY surprised me there!!!
Domayv
said at 8:58 PM on Tue Jan 19 2016
happy birthday Matt Hill
UltimateSSJ4GokouEX
said at 7:10 PM on Tue Jan 19 2016
Happy Birthday Matt!

Good job as Ed & Kira Yamato.
firefly1
said at 7:23 AM on Tue Jan 19 2016
Happy Birthday Matt Hill aka Finn.
DisneyAnimefan1995
said at 6:50 AM on Tue Jan 19 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Matt Hill!!

His role as Ed in "Ed, Edd n Eddy" has to be one of my favorite performances he's done.
HylianBelmont
said at 3:11 AM on Tue Jan 19 2016
Happy Birthday Ed
tmnisaac
said at 3:06 AM on Tue Jan 19 2016
Happy Birthday Ed, Captain N, Jab, Kero, The Grudge, Ebbet Myna, Havok, Bankotsu, Bass, Korey Kelley, and Soarin.
BioZero216
said at 10:42 AM on Mon Sep 28 2015
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Buttered Toast!
Eddie Frangos
said at 11:32 AM on Sat Sep 26 2015
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I hope dose Transformers again. Maybe a hotshot Rookie. Oh heres an idea. He dose Hotrod and later Rodimas Prime.
UK-Otaku
said at 3:22 PM on Wed Feb 11 2015
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I read on Wikipedia that he now resides in LA.
nikipotamus
said at 7:55 PM on Fri Mar 11 2016
@UK-Otaku The description on his Twitter page still says Vancouver, though... and I believe he's still doing work for Ocean.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 8:01 PM on Fri Mar 11 2016
@UK-Otaku He has an agent in California and is a member of SAG-AFTRA (see: http://arlenethornton.com/on_camera_talent_detail.asp?id=647) but yeah, he seems to still be permanently based in Vancouver.
tmnisaac
said at 2:57 PM on Mon Jan 19 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Ed, Bass, Korey, Ironhide, and Soarin'.
Autovolt
said at 6:19 AM on Mon Jan 19 2015
 4 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Matt Hill! The Definitive Canadian Surfer Dude Voice.

Truth be told for a while I wasn't the biggest fan of his work especially after hearing him as Ironhide and Carlos. However after I found out he was liked voicing in Transformers. My opinion of him turned around. I still feel bad that he voiced some of the worse characters in the franchise. He deserves another major Transformers role, one that's actually good.

Once I found out he did Ed, my mind was blown! I haven't seen Ed, Edd n Eddy in years and I do plan on giving it a rewatch sometime later this year but his performance as Ed was easily the best performance and character on the show. Also my favourite role of his too.

I also like his voice as Soarin, Bankotsu, Havok, Korey and Kero. I didn't really like Gundam Seed much but I have to respect Matt as Kira Yamato as well.
Autovolt
said at 11:09 AM on Tue Jan 19 2016
After re-watching Gundam SEED last year, I have to say it's a bit better than I remembered it being but at the same time I still wasn't that particularly fond of Kira.

Matt's performance as Kira however was excellent. He honestly does a better job at emoting (crying) than Soichiro Hoshi ever could, who just sounds like he's doing a Spongebob Squarepants impression.

I mean it took balls for what Matt did with his performance, seriously he told James Corrigall to kick him there so he could cry. Seriously Matt deserves some massive respect.

His Bankotsu was friggin epic too. It was awesome to hear him play a really likeable and cool villain like him. He needs to voice more villains.

Happy Birthday Matt Hill!
skeletonking1234
said at 6:42 AM on Fri Nov 7 2014
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After interviewing Matt Hill I can safely say, this man is the living incarnation of Michelangelo (even though ironically he played Raphael)
Autovolt
said at 6:21 AM on Mon Jan 19 2015
@skeletonking1234 This still baffles me to this date why he got cast as Raphael when he's clearly Michelangelo material?

I mean Kirby Morrow should have been Leonardo and Michael Dobson would have worked better as Raphael.

The Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation casting was so off it's not even funny.
CuriousUserX90
said at 6:21 PM on Sun Oct 12 2014
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Matt Hill and Sam Vincent have worked together on Many Shows together (pity Baby Looney Tunes is not among them).
CuriousUserX90
said at 3:06 AM on Mon Oct 13 2014
@CuriousUserX90 Lemme do a Run Through of the Shows they Cast themselves together in:
*Dinobabies (Stanley and Marshall)
*Ed, Edd n Eddy (Ed and Edd)
*Xmen Evolutions (Havok and Forge)
*Transformers Armada (Carlos and Sideswipe)
*Megaman NT Warriors (Bass and Iceman)
*Dragon Booster (Arthur Penn and Stewarrd)
*Storm Hawks (Finn and Aerrow)
*Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures (Skeebo and Spiral)
My What a Duo we have here.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 6:30 PM on Thu May 29 2014
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I feel bad for Matt sometimes. He's been cast in some great properties, but their worst incarnations. Gundam Seed Destiny, Transformers Energon, Captain N, GI Joe Extreme, The Next Mutation, etc. He deserves a lot better than that.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 6:49 PM on Thu May 29 2014
@Nightmare Crusher Powerpuff Girls Z
firefly1
said at 5:04 AM on Fri Dec 27 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Matt Hill is cool at playing Finn, Captain N, The Dragon Booster and Mario Bravado well done Mr Hill well done.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 2:03 AM on Fri Dec 27 2013
 3 Shout Outs!
To this day I still can't believe he voiced Bankotsu. Now THAT is playing against type.
Strickalator
said at 9:13 AM on Tue Sep 24 2013
I got an email from Matt Hill today, he said he liked my voices.
Dogman15
said at 8:17 PM on Sun Apr 7 2013
There's a great animation reel of his work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXdz3K5j15Y
OmegaRider99
said at 11:37 PM on Sat Jan 19 2013
Happy Birthday Matt Hill a.k.a. Ed
YamiFangirlQueen
said at 6:19 PM on Mon May 7 2012
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I like him as Ed than Kira.
SalaComMander
said at 1:35 AM on Sat Aug 13 2011
Just look at those roles! I've never seen any other voice actor who seems to get roles at complete random like that.

Captain N, Ironhide, Ed, Rapheal, Tenderheart Bear, Bass, Soarin, and Metalhead.

Does this guy just show up at auditions and draw a name from a hat? What's going on? Ugh, I'm so confused, now...
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:06 PM on Tue Oct 18 2011
@SalaComMander Voice actors can play more than one character type...
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Matt Hill role? *
Ed
66.7% (44 votes)
Kira Yamato
9.1% (6 votes)
Bankotsu
6.1% (4 votes)
Kevin Keene / Captain N
3.0% (2 votes)
Ironhide
3.0% (2 votes)
Raphael
1.5% (1 vote)
Finn
1.5% (1 vote)
Bass
1.5% (1 vote)
Soarin'
1.5% (1 vote)
Kero
1.5% (1 vote)
Caliban 'Cal' Dal Salan
1.5% (1 vote)
Kero / Keroberos (Small form)
1.5% (1 vote)
Jab
1.5% (1 vote)
66 Total Votes
VOICE COMPARES
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Matt Hill characters.
Kira Yamato
Kira Yamato
Bass
Bass
Raphael
Raphael
Ironhide
Ironhide
Duck King
Duck King