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Green Goblin
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Raphael
Green Lantern / Hal Jordan
Cyclops
Cliffjumper
Mojo Jojo
Tombstone
Deadpool
Snow Job
Smokescreen
Iron Man
Sideswipe
Bruticus
War Machine
Doctor N. Gin
Tiny Tiger
Dingodile
Hades
Brawl
Pyro
Vulture
John Jameson
Penguin
Living Laser
Ghost Rider
Berzerker
Zatara
Marvin White
Father
Clayface
Black Mask
Piledriver
Hawkeye
General Zod
Alistair Smythe
Dr. Tomouki / Tomoki
Balder
Gorgon
Tobi / Madara Uchiha
Henry Pym
Stoick the Vast
Goldar
Jimmy Woo
Sky Lynx
The Boss
Maximus
Engineer
Nolan North

Nolan North

Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Date Of Birth: Oct 31, 1970
Voice Over Language: English

Trivia & Fun Facts:

He is married to his Port Charles co-star Jill Murray, and has two children.

He has written a book about the cinematic production of Uncharted 3 titled "Uncharted: Drake's Journal".

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Twitter:
https://twitter.com/#!/nolan_north

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Credited Roles On BTVA So Far: 246
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99-cells
said at 8:08 AM on Sun Jun 29 2014
Sorry about this but it has to be said. Nolan North is a great VA, but at the same time he is the worst roommate!!!
Archerboy58
said at 8:48 AM on Thu Jan 30 2014
He can probably play every member of the Justice League
DravenRoth994
said at 2:47 PM on Fri Jan 24 2014
Fun fact: He appeared onscreen on CSI: Miami(YYEEEEEEAAAAAHHHHH), General Hospital, Haven, Modern Family, Broken, and Star Trek into Darkness. Also, his middle name is Ramsey.
Archerboy58
said at 9:53 PM on Thu Jan 2 2014
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Is there a charecter he can't do?
WWEFAN12ization
said at 5:29 PM on Thu Oct 31 2013
Happy Birthday!
Regomania
said at 5:09 PM on Thu Oct 31 2013
Happy birthday Nolan!
UltimateSSJ4GokouEX
said at 2:10 PM on Thu Oct 31 2013
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Happy Birthday Nolan North. You are just fantastic as:
Deadpool (Marvel)
Nathan Drake (Uncharted)
Desmond Miles (Assassin's Creed)
Vashyron (Resonance of Fate)
Raphael (TMNT 2007 Movie)
Narrator (MGS4)
DreamMaster08X (Probationary Moderator)
said at 7:56 AM on Thu Oct 31 2013
Happy Birthday, Mr. North!
OmegaRider99
said at 9:53 PM on Wed Oct 30 2013
Happy Birthday Mr.Nolan North my favorite Marvel Character Deadpool
Ross123
said at 11:40 AM on Mon Oct 14 2013
Deadpool, Nathan Drake etc. They're all great characters & he's the greatest voice they'll ever have.
SparklyShake12
said at 5:54 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013
Nolan is my spirit animal.
WillConner
said at 9:36 PM on Thu Aug 22 2013
@SparklyShake12 Same here!
WilliamLennox12
said at 3:37 AM on Fri Jul 5 2013
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One of the greatest in gaming Industry!
FREENCHBR
said at 10:45 AM on Wed Jul 3 2013
alfredo rollo vegeta brock and dr curt conners (ultimate spider-man)
Darklion
said at 3:58 AM on Sun Apr 7 2013
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To me I think Nolan is one of the greatest voice actor in our time.

He can make his voice mature, crazy, monstrous, serious, and teen like.
Mr.Fennoy93
said at 4:21 PM on Sun Feb 10 2013
So He's Everyone In YJ Now. That Makes him the Next line of Cheese.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 11:41 PM on Tue Dec 18 2012
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What's your favorite VO role by Nolan North? Mine's is Deadpool. :-)
CatsTuxedo (Moderator)
said at 1:49 AM on Wed Dec 19 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight Doctor N. Gin was the first voice role of his I ever heard (granted it was pretty early on in his voice-acting career), and because it entertained me so well, that'll be the role I always readily associate with him.

As a matter of fact, every time I read his name I subconsciously hear it the way N. Gin says it in the CTTR credits, plus the tangent he goes on afterward: "Nolan North as N. Gin. Wait... that's me. And him is me and me is him. I'M SO CONFUSED!! HE'S AN IDIOT!! Wait, that means I'm an idiot... Cut!"

If I had to pick a runner-up, the defective cores and turrets from Portal 2 were pretty memorable :)
MilanTheVillain01
said at 8:25 PM on Sun Mar 17 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight Romeo in Halo 3: ODST & John Forge in Halo Wars.
LordofEvil96
said at 11:38 AM on Sun Mar 24 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight My favorite Nolan North role is probably Richtofen.
pokemastanumba1
said at 9:14 PM on Fri Apr 12 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight I'm a huge fan of his (not like that's already obvious :-P ), and I love his voice-over work in general, but my favorites would have to be:

#1 Nathan Drake, obviously (Uncharted series)
#2 Martin Walker (Spec Ops: The Line)
#3 Steven Heck (Alpha Protocol)
#4 Vashyron (Resonance of Fate)
#5 Romeo (Halo 3: ODST)
Tumpatill
said at 1:50 PM on Thu May 23 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight The most obvious choice for me would be Nathan Drake, he brought that character to life in a crazy way. Next to that I would say Deadpool, it's amazing that the same guy could play two very different characters. Nolan is talented as all hell.
PsychicVoiceSpy
said at 11:04 AM on Sun Jun 2 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight I guess I'll have to be the third to say Nathan Drake. That series was crazy awesome cinematic and Nolan North had every single ounce of charisma of a lovable action hero and more. Deadpool is a great performance too and it's gotten better and better with time.
ConfusedPhantom
said at 3:42 AM on Fri Nov 2 2012
HE voiced MERASMUS?! Holy Hera.
Fulgore2005
said at 8:28 PM on Wed Oct 31 2012
Happy birthday, Nolan. You are one of my most favourite VAs thanks to your work such as Deadpool, Penguin and many more.
coolgeek176
said at 4:24 PM on Wed Oct 31 2012
Happy Birthday Nolan North.
Mr.Fennoy93
said at 2:01 PM on Wed Oct 31 2012
You Know what I Always say, Fright Makes Right.

Happy Birthday.
Darth Satsui
said at 8:53 AM on Wed Oct 31 2012
Happy Birthday, Nolan!
Madness Abe
said at 12:21 AM on Wed Oct 31 2012
Happy Birthday, Nolan! Keep up the work as one of the best voice actors!
Evil Cheese Wedge
said at 1:37 AM on Mon Oct 8 2012
Does anyone know why Nolan North didn't reprise his role as Tobi in the Naruto Shippuden anime?
pokemastanumba1
said at 10:17 PM on Sat Oct 13 2012
@Evil Cheese Wedge Anime-dubbing is the only major field of acting he doesn't do any work in. It requires a different kind of voice-over experience, which he doesn't have, and more importantly, he's most likely WAY out-of-budget. Given how prominent he is in acting (both voice-over and live-action), as well as how conservative and small-paying anime-dubbing is, it'd have been too much time, money, and effort to bring him back.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:17 PM on Sat Oct 13 2012
@Evil Cheese Wedge It's possible that he wasn't always meant to be the voice and he was just a temporary stand-in for the game. There are some other examples of that happening in Naruto (like the Akatsuki cameos towards the end of Part 1).
Young-Gun
said at 3:38 PM on Sat Sep 29 2012
Man's got a talent for snark and screams alike.
BurtLancaster1913
said at 11:53 PM on Tue Sep 4 2012
It is amazing how many different voices he can do, but he's at his best playing snarky smart asses and flamboyant villains.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:48 PM on Sat Jul 28 2012
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Man, this guy's got range! I'd have never guessed that Drake, Cyclops, Deadpool, Brawl, and Penguin were all one dude.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:51 PM on Thu Jul 5 2012
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Also, slightly more on topic, ;) I can't believe that was *him* on CSI: Miami! I remember watching that episode a while back, but at the time I had no idea how Nolan North was.
pokemastanumba1
said at 10:24 PM on Fri Jul 27 2012
@TylerMirage Do you mean the one where he's a police officer?
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 12:52 PM on Thu Aug 2 2012
@pokemastanumba1 I can't recall if he was a police officer or not. There was a crime at a swimming pool/swimming competition or something. I'll try to find the link.
pokemastanumba1
said at 7:58 PM on Fri Aug 3 2012
@TylerMirage I believe this is it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr8NPVBmAz4
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:23 AM on Wed Aug 8 2012
@pokemastanumba1 Yeah, that's it. I found it like, five minutes after I posted my last comment, but I flat out forgot to post it, ha ha.
pokemastanumba1
said at 5:15 PM on Wed Aug 8 2012
@TylerMirage That's cool. Ever since Port Charles got the boot, he hasn't done much on-camera work, but I do see him on the big screen now and then.

Way to go Nolan for live-action roles!
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 1:02 AM on Sat Aug 11 2012
@pokemastanumba1 Yeah, it's always cool to see VAs like Nolan, Garry Chalk, KMR, Richard Epcar, Mark Hamill - and even Tim Curry, Diedrich Bader and Brad Garrett - who are not only prolific VAs, but also have some great on-screen work as well. Show's all of their true talent.
pokemastanumba1
said at 8:41 PM on Wed Aug 15 2012
@TylerMirage The latter three you mentioned are actually much more prominent in live-action than voice-over (Brad even starred in his own series "I Kid with Brad Garrett" after nine seasons of playing one of the leads in "Everybody Loves Raymond" ! ).

Though I would like to see Nolan do a bit more on camera. Honestly, I can't understand why Hollywood would choose anyone OTHER than him to play the live-action Drake in the Uncharted movie!!!
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 12:34 AM on Tue Aug 28 2012
@pokemastanumba1 Yeah, I know they're more prominent in live-action, but when you factor in the basic 50/50 split of prolific live-action AND voice-acting, it's quite the combo. The other VAs I mentioned have a bit more uneven (not in a bad way) split of live-action to voice-acting. Say, 25/75 or 10/90 kind of numbers. :)

North as a live-action Drake? That'd be awesome. Though knowing Hollywood, they'd more than likely go for a more "household name" actor who can bring in the bucks with their name. :( You know, Tom Cruise, Chris Evans and whatnot.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 4:20 AM on Tue Aug 28 2012
@pokemastanumba1 Because Hollywood is being run by dumbasses? lol :-P
pokemastanumba1
said at 12:19 PM on Thu Aug 30 2012
@TylerMirage & TheVengeanceKnight I just don't understand why Hollywood insists on casting celebrities who have little to no experience in voice acting for lead roles. It's really sickening, not to mention disheartening. I mean, there have been many successful theatre productions that didn't use a single celebrity!

I really can't see anyone else as Drake. I mean, Nolan obviously has the voice, on-camera experience (such as on the aforementioned CSI episode) and background knowledge of the Uncharted franchise. Heck, Nolan even LOOKS like Drake! If Hollywood doesn't cast him, then they clearly wouldn't know what they're doing.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:38 AM on Fri Jun 29 2012
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Apparently he might be working on Transformers: Prime. Or at least, that's what was hinted at. I really want to know who he'd play! :D
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:43 AM on Fri Jun 29 2012
@TylerMirage Prime is supposed to be in the same universe as WFC, so I think it'd be cool if he got to reprise Brawl or Bruticus.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 2:10 PM on Fri Jun 29 2012
@NCZ Yeah... I don't really put much faith in what Hasbro claims to be in-universe or canon with each other, ha ha. ;) Don't get me wrong, him voicing Brawl or Bruticus would be sweet. Personally, I'd like to hear his take on Shockwave.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 2:06 AM on Sat Jun 30 2012
@TylerMirage I actually love that the new games, the novels and Prime are all in the same universe - think it works out really well. What are your issues with it out of curiosity?
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 5:37 PM on Wed Jul 4 2012
@OptimusSolo Pretty much any legitimate problem raised in this thread.

http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-prime-discussion/614971-why-do-you-not-want-wfc-foc-part-prime.html

Some things match, some things don't. Even the fandom is divided as to whether or not they are/should be connected. They're not really "issues" as in "I'm super angry and completely apposed to the idea", they're moreso "issues" as in "there's little things that don't really add up".

People sometimes use the "they have same VAs so they're in the same universe"-argument. But then I point out Megatron, Arcee, Starscream, Cliffjumper. But the voices aren't that big of a deal, I admit that. Virtually no bearing on whether or not something is in continuity with another. Sometimes characters are completely different or serve different roles/functions; Arcee, Soundwave, Breakdown. Or for the example of TFP and RB: Optimus will apparently completely change his design in order to travel to the Rescue Bots gang. O.o (Yes, I realize that that has to do more with the overall aesthetic of the show, but still. If they want them to be in the same continuity, certain things *do* have to jive.)

So don't get me wrong. I'm not opposed to the idea. I don't think there's anything *wrong* with it. If TFP directly mentions events in WFC/FOC, then that's fine. I'd LOVE to see a Rescue Bots/TFP crossover. But until I see TFP Ratchet snarking it up with RB Heatwave, or RB Optimus say to Chief Burns "I have a team of Autobots in Jasper Nevada", it's really no more than empty words about them being in the same universe.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 11:32 PM on Wed Jul 4 2012
@TylerMirage I don't necessarily agree or buy into the stretch of having Rescue Bots as part of it - but I haven't seen very many legit contradictions between TF Prime, the novels and the video games (the original things that were supposed to be of the same universe)
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:58 PM on Thu Jul 5 2012
@OptimusSolo Yeah, as I said, I'm not against the idea. It's just one of those things where there definitely is evidence to support both cases. If you want them connected, then it will be. If you don't, then it won't. :)

Usually what gets me is the claims (not calling on you, NCZ) of things like "Troy Baker would probably voice Jazz in TFP because he voiced him in WFC/FOC", "Nolan North should voice Brawl in TFP because he voiced him in the game!" (using those as 'evidence' for linking them together) or "Sentinel Prime can't appear in TFP because Sentinel Prime died in WFC" or whatever. Being a VA for a character in one doesn't automatically mean they'd reprise the character in TFP. Or certain events/traits/situations in WFC/FOC don't automatically dictate what happens in TFP. I'm addressing crazy people on TFW2005 on that topic moreso than addressing VA fans or you guys. And that's basically where any potential animosity from me comes from, is people using crazy things to try and link them together.

As for RB, Bumblebee is set to appear in this coming episode, and he's apparently *supposed* to be the TFP version (or at least super dooper close to him). I'm curious to see how he turns out.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 12:21 AM on Tue Dec 25 2012
@TylerMirage "Whoo! Too hot for ya, 'Cons?" XD
MatthewC17
said at 4:57 PM on Tue Apr 3 2012
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WOW
Born on Halloween?
That just makes him more awesome!
Mr.Fennoy93
said at 2:29 PM on Sat Jan 7 2012
He Makes a Horrible Deadpool, but a good Ghost Rider.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 8:43 PM on Tue Dec 18 2012
@Mr.Fennoy93 Blasphemer. :-P
Mr.Fennoy93
said at 11:16 PM on Tue Dec 18 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight But his Birthday's on Halloween. Plus he was Scarecrow in Lego Batman 2.

"You Know what I Always say, Fright Makes Right."
Belial Edge
said at 6:46 PM on Sun Nov 27 2011
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"HAVE GUN, WILL SHOOT!"
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 6:41 PM on Fri Mar 23 2012
@Belial Edge "Where yo' Curley Moustache at?!"
pokemastanumba1
said at 6:53 PM on Tue Jun 5 2012
"Kitty got wet!" XD
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 1:40 AM on Thu Aug 9 2012
@Belial Edge "Rock-a-bye-BANG!"

said at 11:21 PM on Mon May 9 2011
He is absolutely my hero due solely to the fact that he voiced the Space Core in Portal 2. BEST. CHARACTER. EVER. (And alllllllllll the other stuff is great, too...) ;D
anonymous (Guest)
said at 12:16 PM on Wed Jan 26 2011
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Wow, this guy is like, in everything these days (that's a compliment).
ny (Guest)
said at 3:00 PM on Tue Jan 11 2011
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It's really great to see Nathan Drake voice Superboy and Superman in YJ.
shadowpen (Guest)
said at 7:00 PM on Tue Aug 24 2010
and i cant beleive he played hades
shadowpen (Guest)
said at 6:58 PM on Tue Aug 24 2010
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wat do u mean pretty and yes i loved uncharted two that was one of the reasons i lookrd him up
d20watt (Guest)
said at 3:22 PM on Wed Feb 10 2010
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Anyone played Uncharted? He was Drake, the protagonist in the game. He was pretty with Raphael in TMNT.


#1 favorite Voice Actor
for 18 members.

A favorite Voice Actor
for 256 members.
Latest Reason:

"This man can voice so many different characters. He is literally everywhere, that's how talented he is!"

- Thegingerbird
FAVORITE ROLE
Who's your favorite Nolan North role? *
Deadpool / Wade Wilson
55.8% (53 votes)
Nathan Drake
15.8% (15 votes)
Superboy / Conner Kent
4.2% (4 votes)
Dr. N. Gin
4.2% (4 votes)
Merasmus
4.2% (4 votes)
Raphael
3.2% (3 votes)
Richtofen
2.1% (2 votes)
Smokescreen
2.1% (2 votes)
Desmond Miles
2.1% (2 votes)
Kraang
2.1% (2 votes)
Penguin / Oswald Cobblepot
2.1% (2 votes)
Lance Corporal Kojo "Romeo" Agu
1.1% (1 votes)
Cyclops / Scott Summers
1.1% (1 votes)
95 Total Votes