Michael Dobson

Michael Dobson

Date Of Birth: Aug 12
Birth Place: Kingston, London, England, UK

Popularity: 264th All Time, 312th This Week

Trivia & Fun Facts:

  • Brother of Paul Dobson and Brian Dobson
  • Has a sister who resides in the Okanagan
  • Husband of Krista Dobson (nee LeGresley)
  • Father of Keiffer Dobson, Kyra Dobson, Kevin Dobson and Kalven Dobson
  • Immigrated with his family to Canada at 16 years old
  • Performed at the Lester B. Pearson Memorial Theatre in Brampton, Ontario from 1975 to 1980
  • Moved to British Columbia in 1980, where he voiced comedy segments and radio commercials for CJVI-FM, performed a weekly improv comedy series with the Corner Stone Theatre Company and performed vaudeville at Edna Brown's Dinner Theatre
  • Starred in a command performance of The Invisible Man at the Belfry Theatre
  • Goes by the nickname "Crazy Mike" at Ocean Studios

Other Professions:

Former fighter pilot

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THE VOICES OF Michael Dobson

Credits On BTVA: 238 Roles from 113 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

  • ALL
  • SHOWS
    (70)
  • MOVIES
    (28)
  • GAMES
    (14)
  • SHORTS
    (1)
  • NARRATION
    (2)

SHOWS



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GreenGoblin75
said at 8:33 PM on Wed Nov 2 2016
He was surprisingly epic as Batman & Joker.
GreenGoblin75
said at 10:38 AM on Sat Aug 13 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Michael Dobson!!!

Excellent performances as Starscream, Cobra Commander, Hulk, Pythor, Thomas Wayne, Caliban, Nappa, Spopovich, & The Leader!!!
rosebr10
said at 7:08 PM on Fri Aug 12 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday, Starscream
tmnisaac
said at 6:18 AM on Fri Aug 12 2016
Happy Birthday Michael Dobson!
CelestialOuroboros
said at 3:14 AM on Fri Aug 12 2016
Happy Birthday, Michael Dobson!
firefly1
said at 1:31 AM on Fri Aug 12 2016
Happy Birthday Michael Dobson aka Lhikan and Zemerik.
Starscream
said at 1:16 AM on Thu Aug 27 2015
 8 Shout Outs!
My Sincere thanx to You All for your more than kind words and wishes! You made my day...Thank You : ) I wish you all the very best of everything always...Cheers!
Michael xo
Autovolt
said at 3:58 AM on Fri Aug 12 2016
@Starscream Happy Birthday Michael! :D
Autovolt
said at 2:36 PM on Wed Aug 12 2015
 9 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Michael Dobson!

The range that Michael Dobson has is just unbelievable. He is one of the few voice actors who can not only do deep tough guy voices and but also do high pitch or raspy sounding voices. Usually most VAs who are of one voice type and tend to stick to doing just that but Michael, he can do all kinds of voices and perform them brilliantly.

Starscream is without a doubt my favourite role of his. The Unicron Trilogy for all of its flaws, always had Starscream as one of its shining stars despite the derailment that kind of went on in Energon, I always thought Michael showed off his emotional range that he could bring playing him as a tragic honourbound yet unsure warrior in Armada, an aloof ghost in Energon and in Cybertron, a magnificent bastard Starscream, one of the few successful Starscreams. While Steve Blum is my personal favourite as Starscream, Michael is a really close second for me.

I also loved his other performances as Nappa, Sergei Smirnov, Hulk, The Leader, Ronan the Accuser, Caliban, Blob, Ghost, Jinenji, Hoshiyomi, Saya, Magatsuhi, Gelus, Armonia Justin Beyondormason, Dantalion, Dryden Fassa, Spielberger, Magnet Man.EXE, White Knight, Kopaka, Cobra Commander, Colonel Franklin, Forge Ferrus, Bulk Biceps, Dr. Caballeron, Jeffrey The Dude Letrotski and his roles in the motion comic Batman Black and White. Like his Batman is very underrated, his Alfred is quite good, His Starscream voice kind of works for Joker but the best performance he gave in that comic was as Thomas Wayne, so warm, fatherly and passionate, its wonderful. I seriously hope if Ocean or Voicebox gets to do another Batman series, Michael reprises Batman I think he shows great potential as the Caped Crusader.
Autovolt
said at 3:58 AM on Fri Aug 12 2016
I've also enjoyed his performances as Izana in Kurozuka and Romulus in Wolverine versus Sabretooth.

Happy Birthday Michael Dobson!
tmnisaac
said at 9:36 AM on Wed Aug 12 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Nappa from Dragon Ball Z, Starscream from Transformers Unicron Trilogy, Pythor from Ninjago, and Lord Zemerik.
virtual revenger
said at 9:12 AM on Wed Aug 12 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday
IamOptimusPrime2020
said at 8:17 AM on Sat Oct 11 2014
 3 Shout Outs!
The Best Starscream I've ever heard.
Jared Delgado
said at 2:06 PM on Mon Sep 8 2014
 4 Shout Outs!
Wow. He has fewer roles than Scott McNeil and Steve Blum yet he's on the same league as them both.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 8:08 PM on Mon Sep 8 2014
@Jared Delgado Quantity of roles isn't everything, mate. ;)
Metabad
said at 8:10 PM on Mon Sep 8 2014
@TylerMirage I think that was his way of saying he wants him in more roles.
IamOptimusPrime2020
said at 8:18 AM on Sat Oct 11 2014
@TylerMirage Well Frank Welker, Mel Blanc (R.I.P), Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Rob Paulsen, and so on have a huge number of roles, so I guess Mike should have been in more childhoods.
Ross123
said at 9:53 AM on Tue Aug 12 2014
 1 Shout Out!
Happy birthday Michael.
Fulgore2005
said at 1:01 AM on Thu Jan 23 2014
 5 Shout Outs!
Possibly the only person (as of this comment) to have voiced both Batman and Joker in one show.
Ross123
said at 9:23 AM on Wed Dec 18 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Has a lot of good roles that it's hard to pick. But then again, it's hard to pick with every voice actor.
OmegaRider99
said at 12:02 AM on Mon Aug 12 2013
 4 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Michael Dobson awesome Armada,Energon and Cybertron Starscream,Cobra Commander and Magnetman.EXE
virtual revenger
said at 8:58 PM on Fri Aug 9 2013
 1 Shout Out!
He was great in Transformers Armada but he was way too crazy sounding as Cobra Commander.
Fulgore2005
said at 7:48 AM on Sun Aug 12 2012
 4 Shout Outs!
Happy birthday, Mike.

Excellent Nappa. Intimidating voice for a dangerously strong Saiyan.
Metabad
said at 12:04 AM on Sun Aug 12 2012
 2 Shout Outs!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Michael Dobson role? *
Starscream
34.1% (15 votes)
Bulk Biceps
13.6% (6 votes)
Magatsuhi
6.8% (3 votes)
Nappa
4.5% (2 votes)
Thomas Wayne
4.5% (2 votes)
Gelus
4.5% (2 votes)
Ghost
4.5% (2 votes)
White Knight
2.3% (1 vote)
Lord Zemerik
2.3% (1 vote)
Kopaka
2.3% (1 vote)
Big Mekz
2.3% (1 vote)
Mojo Jojo
2.3% (1 vote)
Goth
2.3% (1 vote)
Pythor
2.3% (1 vote)
Cobra Commander
2.3% (1 vote)
Lhikan
2.3% (1 vote)
Joker
2.3% (1 vote)
Rocco Lampone
2.3% (1 vote)
Blob / Freddy Dukes
2.3% (1 vote)
44 Total Votes
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