NEWS - Steve Blum Now Holds World Record!
Reported by TylerMirage at 1:20 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012

Steve Blum was treated to a nice surprise recently when Guiness World Records awarded him with a certificate recognizing him as the "most prolific video game voice actor", with 261 credited roles as of May 10, 2012. Some of Blum's video game roles include Grunt in Mass Effect 2 and 3, Orochimaru in the Naruto games and, of course, voicing Wolverine numerous times, amongst many others. Congratulations, Mr. Blum! Well deserved!

Source: Generation Otaku
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pokemastanumba1
said at 1:27 PM on Sat Jul 14 2012
Didn't Steve Blum win this award just for having the highest number of voice-over roles in video games, but not for doing the best overall performance(s) in them?
NCZ (Admin)
said at 2:51 PM on Sat Jul 14 2012
@pokemastanumba1 I don't get it. Are you implying that Steve Blum isn't a good, well-liked, talented voice actor?
pokemastanumba1
said at 9:04 PM on Thu Jul 19 2012
@NCZ Not at all. What I mean is that wasn't this awarded to him based purely on the sheer number of roles he's had?
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:00 PM on Thu Jul 19 2012
@pokemastanumba1 I think you're confused. This is a RECORD, not an award. A record is purely fact-based. There's no opinion involved whatsoever.
Xenogeist
said at 2:05 PM on Sun Jun 24 2012
Awesome for Blum. And to answer questions who as the most voice acting credits. According to this website, Mel Blanc nearly has 1,000. Frank Welker, who is still alive, has 893, I think.
RNB
said at 9:27 PM on Fri Jun 29 2012
@Xenogeist Why do you think Blanc is called the "Man of a Thousand Voices."
Hathor Liderc
said at 3:18 PM on Wed Jun 13 2012
Congrats Mr. Blum! You've earned it!
Zylphia
said at 8:09 AM on Tue Jun 12 2012
Love you Steve Blum! You SO deserved that award!
Kiome
said at 1:28 AM on Tue Jun 12 2012
SUGOI! OMEDETOU~
Xenogeist
said at 7:51 PM on Fri Jun 8 2012
God...DAMN. That's pretty good.
Fulgore2005
said at 7:03 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
 3 Shout Outs! [?]
Steve Blum is awesome. Not surprised at the recognition he is given.
pete
said at 12:46 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
Is there a record for most voice roles?
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 10:41 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
@pete That's a good question. Seems logical to have a title for that, seeing as there's one for the much more specific 'video game roles'. But other than numbers I've seen online, I don't think that Guiness has an "official" record for it.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:09 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
@pete Mel Blanc or Frank Welker, most likely.
I_am_onlive
said at 1:00 AM on Tue Jun 12 2012
@NCZ Yeah but Steve Blum is climbing up real fast and will likely tower both of my favourites mostly Blanc.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 9:09 PM on Wed Jun 13 2012
@I_am_onlive *If* Blum ever reaches that high, it probably won't be for a few years at a minimum. :) He's extremely prolific, but it could take a while to reach the likes of 900-1000 like Welker and Blanc.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 10:12 PM on Wed Jun 13 2012
@I_am_onlive He would have to remain in the business for another 20+ years at least if he wants to catch any of those guys.
Musicguy
said at 9:18 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Awesome job man you truly deserved it.
Mickwhitefire28
said at 8:27 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Impressive! Good on you, Mr. Blum!
Torak
said at 5:26 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Kudos to one of my favorite VA's of all time! :)
DeepC
said at 3:57 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Great work Steve Blum!
Nightmare Crusher
said at 3:34 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
That's pretty amazing. Congratulations to Mr. Blum.
101mariner
said at 3:18 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Congrats very well deserved Steve Blum!
SLEDGERAID
said at 3:09 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
CONGRATS Steve Blum
cardboardwalk
said at 2:45 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
IT was at that moment Blum's name was legally changed to Nolan North
I_am_onlive
said at 10:36 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012
I told him that he is the most prolific voice actor and not Jennifer Hale. When the people got the message they researched and then believed it. This award is most deserving to Steve Blum.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 12:24 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
@I_am_onlive this comment is ridiculous
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 9:56 PM on Fri Jun 8 2012
@I_am_onlive Not sure if serious...
Sarge Ray
said at 8:51 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Way to go, Blum. I knew you had it in ya.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:14 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Yup, he deserves it all right. Way to go, Steve!
Sammyman
said at 6:21 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Congrats very well deserved!
PurpleWarrior13
said at 2:20 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Congrats to Steve! This award is well-deserved!
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