Sonny Strait

Sonny Strait

Date Of Birth: Jun 28, 1965

Popularity: 107th All Time, 103rd This Week

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Trivia & Fun Facts:

Real name: Don Strait

Contact Info:

Official Website:
http://sonnystrait.com/

Convention Bookings:
http://www.cnbookings.com/

Other Professions:

Comic Book Artist

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THE VOICES OF Sonny Strait

Credits On BTVA: 227 Roles from 166 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]
Additional Voice Credits on BTVA: 1

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Marusero
said at 2:51 AM on Thu Jun 29 2017
Happy belated birthday, Sonny.
GreenGoblin75
said at 9:40 PM on Wed Jun 28 2017
Happy Birthday Maes Hughes!!!
Travaughn13
said at 2:31 PM on Wed Jun 28 2017
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Sonny Strait! Voice Acting & Directing Veteran & Extrordinar! Great Job as Usopp, Koro-Sensei, Krillin, Bardock & many others!
Abdullab
said at 10:20 AM on Wed Jun 28 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
HBD Sonny Strait

Love the guy as Lupin,Krillin,Bardock, Hughes and other roles but those are his most popular in the fandom but krillin and Hughes are a tie for me.

i love his chemistry with Meredith McCoy wether it be krillin and 18 or Fuiko and Lupin and its great to see they reunuted for super.

i cant wait to see him dub the universe surival arc but on the bright side i did get to see that infamous goku punches krillin scene from him and it was hilarious like i expected

HBD Sonny.
WrightWay
said at 9:22 AM on Wed Jun 28 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday, Don "Sonny" Strait!

Excellent as Usopp from One Piece's FUNimation English dub, Krillin as well as Bardock in their Dragonball related material, and Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist's dubs. His performance as Krillin really improved a lot over the years, and over time, he ended up making it his own.
CelestialOuroboros
said at 7:07 AM on Wed Jun 28 2017
 1 Shout Out!
"Whoa. Mondo cool!"

"That's right, boys. Mondo cool."

Happy Birthday once again, Sonny Strait!
Autovolt
said at 5:15 AM on Wed Jun 28 2017
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Sonny Straight!

My top 10 favourite roles of his are:

1.) Maes Hughes (Fullmetal Alchemist)
2.) Krillin (Dragon Ball Z)
3.) Ragnarok (Soul Eater)
4.) Present Mic (My Hero Academia)
5.) Arnese Lupin III (Lupin The 3rd)
6.) Bardock (Dragon Ball Z)
7.) Misuzu Sonoda (Ouran High School Host Club)
8.) Minoru "The Doctor" Kamiya (Yu Yu Hakusho)
9.) Bernard (Maria The Virgin Witch)
10.) Issei's Father (High School DXD)

It's a shame Sonny was unavailable the past season to reprise as Present Mic in My Hero Academia Season 2, for health reasons. I remember hearing he was going to return for the home release of this season. I haven't gotten around to watching Season 2 yet, I will soon, so I have no idea how his replacement did in comparison.

I also look forward to hearing more of his Krillin as the Dragon Ball Super dub continues, Krillin gets a bit more focus later on and it should be great to hear Sonny performing here.
GreenGoblin75
said at 9:22 PM on Wed May 31 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
"Now if you'll excuse me, I have a wife and daughter to get home to."
Abdullab
said at 4:48 PM on Thu Jun 1 2017
@GreenGoblin75 screw that we have a universal surival tournament, you enter or u get killed and bring you wife too
GreenGoblin75
said at 8:37 PM on Thu Jun 1 2017
@Abdullab
Never noticed till now that both Maes and Krillin are family men.
Abdullab
said at 1:14 AM on Fri Jun 2 2017
@GreenGoblin75 its messed up how when krillin dies we laugh but when hughes dies we burst out tears
batcool
said at 4:32 PM on Fri May 5 2017
 1 Shout Out!
Sonny definitely one of Funimation best veteran voice actors he great as Usopp, Allen, Lupin, Maes Huges, Kyuzo, Bardock, Apachi, Drossel, Present Mic, Krillin, and Korosensei
nikipotamus
said at 5:47 AM on Tue Jan 31 2017
 1 Shout Out!
I must say, I was pleasantly surprised by his Allen in the new Escaflowne dub. He sounds a little older than Brian's Drummond's take, but his performance is similarly charming.
JosieAlyvia
said at 8:57 PM on Mon Jan 30 2017
 1 Shout Out!
He went to my high school, Mesquite High School. SKEETER PRIDE!!! Seriously, though, I fangirled a little bit when I read that. He's so talented!
Darkness Dragon
said at 3:50 AM on Thu Aug 25 2016
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My favorite roles include Krillin,Bardock,General Blue,Lupin, Mae Hughes, the doctor from Yu Yu Hakusho and Apachai.
I have seen the Ecaflowne trailer he sounds great as Allen.
Sonny is one Funimation's most talented and underated voice actors for sure.
DravenRoth994
said at 4:04 AM on Wed Jun 29 2016
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Happy Belated Birthday Sonny! I haven't heard much from him in a while, but it really is surprising how different Bardock is from his usual roles. I was watching clips from Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit where Bardock runs into Krillin. At that moment, I actually FORGOT they were played by the same man!

Besides them, I also love him as Maes Hughes, Usopp, Seiji Mido, Papa Fox, Ragnarok, and Misuzu Sonoda among others.
Marusero
said at 8:40 AM on Tue Jun 28 2016
 2 Shout Outs!
Happy birthday, Sonny.
GreenGoblin75
said at 7:57 AM on Tue Jun 28 2016
 4 Shout Outs!
Happy birthday Krillin, Maes Hughes, Usopp, Bardock, Lupin III, & Korosensei!!!!
GreenGoblin75
said at 1:27 PM on Tue Jun 28 2016
@GreenGoblin75
And the original TOM.
CelestialOuroboros
said at 6:12 AM on Tue Jun 28 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday, Sonny Strait! Certainly one of FUNimation's most entertaining VAs for me it's really good that he's still in business after all these years as well. My favorite Strait roles include Krillin and Bardock from the Dragon Ball series alongside Maes Hughes, Usopp, Ragnarok, original T.O.M., Present Mic, Issei's Father, Apachai Hopachai, and Kyuzo.
CelestialOuroboros
said at 6:14 AM on Tue Jun 28 2016
@CelestialOuroboros Forgot the "and" in-between "me" and "it's". How troublesome
tmnisaac
said at 4:00 AM on Tue Jun 28 2016
Happy Birthday Sonny Strait!
MegaMike1990
said at 12:55 PM on Mon Jun 29 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy 50th Birthday, Sonny Strait, and I hope that you will live 50 more years.
MegaMike1990
said at 12:57 PM on Mon Jun 29 2015
@MegaMike1990 One day late.
Autovolt
said at 2:16 PM on Sun Jun 28 2015
 7 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Sonny Straight!

He has such a knack for voicing great comedy relief characters with Maes Hughes being his character and role to date. He just nails the lovable, admirable and sadly tragic family man, I loved his delivery for whenever he talked about his daughter Elicia, that was always a good laugh.

Of course he was fantastic in some of his other roles like Krillin, Bardock, Ragnarok, Lupin III, Reedus Jonah, Issei's Father and from what I have seen Korosensei in Assassination Classroom. It was very nice of FUNimation to give him such a major role like this, which as of late he hadn't been getting as much of. Hopefully we'll continue to hear more of Sonny more often from here on out.
Autovolt
said at 12:27 PM on Tue Jun 28 2016
I also like his performances as Present Mic, Misuzu Sonoda, Minoru "The Doctor" Kamiya and Bernard.

Happy Birthday Sonny Straight!
Jared Delgado
said at 10:20 AM on Sun Jun 28 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy 50th Birthday, Sonny! Stay awesome!
UltimateSSJ4GokouEX
said at 7:52 AM on Sun Jun 28 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Sonny Strait, surprisingly yet one of many of my favorite voice actors of Funimation.

Marvelous job as Krillin, Bardock, Maes Hughes, Usopp, Kyuzo, Koro-Sensei, Apachi, Ragnarok, Lupin & Skin Boric.
FUNiman
said at 11:02 PM on Fri Jul 4 2014
Happy reeeeally late birthday Sonny! All hail one of the OGs of the FUNimation voice talent!
DravenRoth994
said at 10:47 AM on Mon Jun 30 2014
 4 Shout Outs!
Happy Late Birthday to Maes Hughes.........oh, Sonny Strait!!!!
kwali
said at 6:05 PM on Sun Jun 30 2013
Happy late birthday Sonny
Madness Abe
said at 4:49 PM on Thu Jun 28 2012
Happy Birthday, Sonny!
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 11:39 PM on Sat Jun 9 2012
Usopp and Apachai are my favorite roles of his!

Lupin was pretty good too but it did sound a bit similar to Krillin at times... :)

If Funimation dubs The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, hopefully his voice will sound more polished and distinct.
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Sonny Strait role? *
Maes Hughes
27.3% (50 votes)
Korosensei
20.8% (38 votes)
Krillin
18.0% (33 votes)
Usopp
16.9% (31 votes)
Ragnarok
3.8% (7 votes)
Arsene Lupin III
3.3% (6 votes)
Bardock
3.3% (6 votes)
Drossel Cainz
1.6% (3 votes)
Kyuzo
1.1% (2 votes)
Misuzu Sonoda
1.1% (2 votes)
Hayami
0.5% (1 vote)
Reedus Jonah
0.5% (1 vote)
Splosion Man
0.5% (1 vote)
Kotaro Fuuma
0.5% (1 vote)
Apachai Hopachai
0.5% (1 vote)
183 Total Votes
VOICE COMPARES
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Sonny Strait characters.
Bardock
Bardock
Usopp
Usopp
Giru
Giru
T.O.M.
T.O.M.
Arsene Lupin III
Arsene Lupin III
Krillin
Krillin