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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Nightwing with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Batman

Former pupil, sidekick and partner of the Dark Knight Batman, Dick Grayson has hung up his Robin costume and donned the persona of Nightwing. Going on a global training journey on his own, Nightwing has stepped out of the shadow of Batman and become his own man.
Created by Foxwolf on Jan 25 2010
Special thanks to Jackson_H, UltimateCharm, Music Meister for additional sound clips.
The New Batman Adventures (1997)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonLoren Lester
Loren Lester
Teen Titans (2003)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonScott Menville
Scott Menville
The Batman (2004)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonJerry O'Connell
Jerry O'Connell
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonCrawford Wilson
Crawford Wilson
Young Justice (2010)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonJesse McCartney
Jesse McCartney
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonNeil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
DC Universe Online (2011)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonJoey Hood
Joey Hood
Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonTroy Baker
Troy Baker
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (2014)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonJosh Keaton
Josh Keaton
Son of Batman (2014)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonSean Maher
Sean Maher
Batman: Arkham Knight (2015)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonScott Porter
Scott Porter
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (2015)
Nightwing / Dick GraysonWill Friedle
Will Friedle


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Vocal Evolver
said at 10:27 AM on Fri Apr 13 2018
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Loren Lester, the original and still the best.
Pizza Time
said at 6:18 AM on Thu Mar 29 2018
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Scott Porter, with Loren Lester being second. I love both of their performances.
said at 4:50 PM on Sat Mar 17 2018
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Loren Lester was much better as Nightwing than he was as Robin.
said at 10:25 PM on Fri Mar 16 2018
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Going to revise my list a bit
1. McCartney
2. Lester
3. Porter
4. Maher
5. Baker

I'd love to hear JAT, Rino Romano, or Brad Swaile voice Nightwing at some point.
said at 9:53 PM on Sat Feb 10 2018
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I love Neil Patrick Harris in this role. Looking back, I used to prefer Loren but I think Neil edges out, because he sounds like what a fully formed Nightwing is, at least to me. Not too young, not still trying to get out of Batman's shadow, and not too grim or brooding. While it is true that Neil voices a more jokey Nightwing, his delivery and voice resonate best with me as the big brother character that everyone in the DC universe is friends with.

Scott Porter is my 2nd place pick, surprisingly. He grew on me immensely over time. I do like Jerry, Loren, and Jesse a lot too, but Neil is the VA I enjoy the most and sounds most fitting.
8000 Saiyans
said at 6:36 PM on Tue Nov 21 2017
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Honestly, I have to give the vote to Loren Lester, although Jesse McCartney and Neil Patrick Harris are also great.
said at 12:11 PM on Thu Jun 22 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
1. Loren Lester
2. Jesse McCartney
4. Scott Menville
said at 10:25 AM on Sun Jun 18 2017
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Nightwing is and always will be my favorite DC Superhero. Scott Porter has the perfect pitch and captures Dick's personality despite not having a lot of time in the game, but Scott made it work.

As for my ideal voice, I would give anything to have Johnny Yong Bosch voice Nightwing, he would capture his sense of humor and his serious moments.
said at 6:55 AM on Tue May 30 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
1. McCartney
2. Maher
3. Menville
4. Lester
5. NPH
said at 9:27 PM on Wed Apr 26 2017
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I'm going to put Sean Maher in third place i felt after hearing him in Bad Blood and Judas Contract he improved so much and sounds likeable

Side note: I think Johnny Yong bosch, Jason Griffith, Brad swaile, and Austin tindle would make good choices for Nightwing
said at 7:38 AM on Tue May 16 2017
@batcool I definitely agree that JYB deserves a shot at that Nightwing promotion.
said at 1:22 PM on Sun Feb 26 2017
 5 Shout Outs!
Even though I liked Loren Lester's take on Robin as well, despite his version being an older incarnation, I also think he's a better fit for Nightwing here than he is as Robin- his performance as Nightwing really comes across this slick guy whose delivery comes off as really smooth and clever.

Jerry O'Connell's a pretty close second for me: has the same smooth kind of voice and delivery, but his acting is a bit flatter when compared to Loren Lester's.

NPH is surprisingly pretty good in the role of Nightwing, too, his take gives off this really wise mentor sort of tone while also an intelligent vibe to it- I think he's a bit deep, though.

Jesse McCartney's pretty good as Nightwing for the most part, fitting voice & solid acting, although sometimes his delivery gets forced when he tries to force out orders.

Scott Porter's actually pretty good as well, although I feel like I'd need to hear more of a comedic side as well to get a better grasp of his performance.

Troy Baker's performance is decent, but I think his voice is a little bit too deep at times for comfort.

Joey Hood's acting & delivery are okay, although his voice is a little deep and old-sounding for me at times.

Will Friedle's take on Nightwing certainly has a certain kind of charisma and charm to it, but I hear a bit of Terry McGinnis in his performance & it's a little distracting at times.

Josh Keaton's voice works for Nightwing, but the performance itself really only works for that game that has a more lighthearted tone for the most part. I'd have to hear him go for a more serious or well rounded portrayal in general to get a good grasp of how he could do as a whole.

Sean Maher's delivery is a little flat, and his voice is a bit generic, although his performance does work for Nightwing's overall personality.

Scott Menville's take is odd because he sounds a bit light and young as Nightwing, despite his acting itself being pretty solid, whereas he works very well for Robin in contrast- he kind of has the opposite issue for me that Loren Lester, does.

While Crawford Wilson's take isn't bad, something about his delivery is almost too upbeat, cheerful, and his voice is a tad light as well- at least his acting's solid, though.

Overall, Loren Lester's got my vote for the best Nightwing, hands down- still, no one here really did a bad job at all & everyone seemed to get the same general impression of the character down, so I have to commend this group for that much.
EPA Deane
said at 12:10 PM on Wed Dec 21 2016
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Charimatic Leader, Valiant Acrobat, Resident Cassanova of the Bat Family and Lovable Hero..... who can legitimately hate Nightwing?

Anyway... here are my top 5 Favourite voices for him:

5. Troy Baker/ Will Friedle
4. Scott Porter
3. Loren Lester
2. Jerry O'Connell
1. Neil Patrick Harris

Possible Future VA Casting Suggestions: VINCENT CORAZZA! Come on why hasn't he been cast as Nightwing yet. A more mature version of his Tuxedo Mask voice would be a fantastic fit for Nightwing.

Kevin Miller (aka Sly Cooper) and
Marc Diraison are my other suggestions.
said at 7:45 AM on Tue May 16 2017
@EPA Deane "A more mature version of his Tuxedo Mask voice would be a fantastic fit for Nightwing."

Funny, I was just thinking of Robbie Daymond, by that same line of reasoning.
EPA Deane
said at 12:31 PM on Sun Jun 18 2017
@EPA Deane Updated Ranking of Nightwing Voices:

5. Jesse McCartney
4. Will Friedle
3. Scott Porter
2. Jerry O'Connell/ Loren Lester
1. Neil Patrick Harris

Future VA Suggestions:

I still REALLY want to hear Vincent Corazza as Nightwing; his voice has the Debonair charm and Charisma that Dick Grayson needs.

On Reflection, I also think Zachary Levi could be really solid as Nightwing, using a slightly less roguish version of his Flynn Ryder voice.

I also recommend Kevin Miller, James Van Der Beek, Brad Swaile and Santino Fontana.
said at 8:41 PM on Thu Nov 10 2016
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I don't know, they're all pretty good to me. Mind you Crawford Wilson might be a bit too light or high, but he's not terrible.

Loren Lester is probably the more definitive Nightwing for his time. Like a slick biker dude who doesn't try to be gruff and edgy to be cool.

Jesse McCartney is about as old as Nightwing should be, but I can't help but feel he sounds too light, same as Crawford; but it's still decent.

Troy Baker, to me at least, is probably the more definite Nightwing for this day and age. Baritone sure, but still manages to add more of a youthful energy to the guy and retain the character's slick and charming personality.

I always wanted Will Friedle to voice Nightwing for sometime; and I honestly got nothing to detailed to say, it's just awesome; same can be said for NPH, Sean Maher, and Jerry O'Connell. Jerry surprisingly being providing the deepest performance of the three celebs.

Josh Keaton is alright, but I kind'a wish he did a less cartoony performance for a more serious project.

And as I've stated before, Scott Porter is practically, Lester, Baker, Friedle, and Keatron wrapped up into one. Mostly Tennor with some what of a slide to Baritone, emulating the more demure and stern aspect of the character. It's fine for a more serious performance, but I'd like him to do one more light hearted too.

BONUS: If possible, I can definitely see Johnny Yong Bosch doing Nightwing, with a performance similar to Josh Keaton or Porter; I can also see Matthew Mercer of course emulating a similar performance to Troy Baker, with a more light baritone than the former actor like with Tim Drake as he definitely sounds younger but not too young. Now of course for a more Tenor based performance, there's Robbie Daymond, who is basically if James Arnold Taylor got to voice the character; maybe even get Bryce Papenbrook or Max Mittleton to voice him. I also agree with Autovolt on Andrew Francis.
said at 5:54 PM on Thu Oct 6 2016
Loren Lester is great for as Nightwing in the classic series

Jesse McCartney gets my vote because sounds a bit lite but makes up for it by his performance
Shaun Ince
said at 6:55 PM on Mon Jul 11 2016
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My favorite Nightwing vouce definitely goes to Loren Lester. While he sounded a tad old as Robin, this voice works perfectly for Nightwing.

Jerry O'Connell would have to be my second favorite, his voice also fits Nightwing very well. Much better than his Superman.

Third place would have to be NPH. While only in the movie for a short period he left a pretty good impression when it came to Nightwing. Hita all the right notes.

Troy Baker takes the 4th spot. He's a tad too deep as I would like, but very good performance overall.

Now onto the others.

Sean Maher & Scott Porter fall into the same category. Decent performances but nothing outstanding.

Jesse McCartney & Crawford Wilson still sound too young for Nightwing

Josh Keaton's performance works for the game, but I'd like to see him do a serious take on it.

I like Scott Menville as a VA, but I don't like his voice for Nightwing. Like his Robin voice it's way too sombre & brooding.

Will Friedle is definitely the right pick for a Nightwing VA, but I can't shake his Batman voice out of my head and it's just too distracting.

Joey Hood falls into the same category as all the DC Universe online castings. Bland.
said at 9:07 PM on Mon Aug 8 2016
@Shaun Ince
Well, to be fair, the context also made Scott's Nightwing a lot more somber.
said at 2:43 PM on Mon Mar 21 2016
1. NPH
2. Troy Baker
3. Jerry O'Connel
4. Loren Lester
5. Scott Porter
6. Will Friedle
7. Joey Hood
8. Scott Menville
9. Josh Keaton
10. Jesse McCartney
11. Sean Maher
12. Crawford Wilson
said at 8:29 AM on Fri Jan 1 2016
 8 Shout Outs!
I think my favourite is Loren Lester. He just has that pitch that I think Nightwing should have, he should sound like a more experienced Robin and I get that feeling from him, he's one of the only VA's here who played both Robin and Nightwing and sounds the most appropriately aged. He is more fitting as Nightwing than Robin but I do like his Robin.

Jerry O'Conell is a real close second, he needs more material but the voice is close to how I imagine.

Neil Patrick Harris is too deep, if his voiced was a bit lighter it'd be perfect. *sigh*

I want to love Scott Menville's take, the acting is excellent and sombre but it's just too light. I prefer him more as Robin anyways.

I feel Jesse McCartney and Crawford Wilson are also sound too light and don't come off as compelling as they should.

Troy Baker, Sean Maher and Joey Hood are a little too deep for my liking.

Josh Keaton and Will Friedle are good but unfortunately I associate their voices in the DC Universe with other characters.

Scott Porter is average, just average.

BONUS: I would love to hear Andrew Francis as Nightwing, seriously that would be ideal voice actually. He'd be the right pitch, he'd be reasonably deep and sound like an adult but you could still hear a trace of the boy wonder in the mix. I could see him doing something similar to his Lasse Aeon from Gundam 00.
said at 1:19 PM on Sun Aug 9 2015
 9 Shout Outs!
Scott Porter sounds like Troy Baker, Will Friedle, Neil Patrick Harris and Loren Lester all at once.

I like that.
said at 12:00 AM on Sun Aug 9 2015
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Sticking with Troy Baker, though Will Friedle and Scott Porter were also good.
said at 11:53 PM on Sat Aug 8 2015
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Scott Porter is fine. He did a good job under his own merits, but it isn't really an outstanding performance or anything. A serviceable performance within the context of Arkham Knight, but not enough to make me vote for him.

Loren Lester has really grown on me. He has a very distinct voice for the former boy wonder that has grown out of Batman's shadow, so I'll change my vote to him. I still really like Jerry O Connell and Neil Patrick Harris a lot, though.
said at 10:30 PM on Sat Aug 8 2015
I think I'll change my vote to Scott Porter (I originally had Troy) but Will is really good but I think I prefer him as Batman Beyond.
said at 7:33 PM on Sat Aug 8 2015
 1 Shout Out!
1) James Goode (BBC DC radio dramas)
2) Loren Lester
3) Scott Porter
4) Troy Baker
5) Josh Keaton
6) Jesse McCartney
7) Crawford Wilson
8) Scott Menville
9) Will Friedle
10) Neil Patrick Harris
11) Jerry O'Connell
12) Joey Hood
13) Sean Maher
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:13 PM on Sat Aug 8 2015
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Will got demoted from Batman to Nightwing, lol.

Still, he is pretty good as Nightwing. His lower voice gives him a *slight* Batman feel but the youth in his voice and his snark make him not a Batman clone.

Scott's fine too but he lacks a certain something.
said at 9:59 AM on Sat Aug 8 2015
1) James Goode (BBC DC radio dramas)
2) Loren Lester
3) Troy Baker
4) Josh Keaton
5) Jesse McCartney
6) Crawford Wilson
7) Scott Menville
8) Neil Patrick Harris
9) Jerry O'Connell
10) Joey Hood
11) Sean Maher
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:41 PM on Thu Jan 29 2015
I found Josh entertaining as Nightwing, I like his delivery on "time to trapeze the pain away!" and his lines on the mission where he acts like 1960's Robin, he was just a blast to listen to and he uses a voice that isn't his normal voice.

That said I don't think that voice would fit for a more accurate Nightwing but I can't even say he was unfitting.
said at 9:28 AM on Thu Jan 29 2015
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Josh is alright as Nightwing, nothing really special about his performance.

Therefore my vote doesn't change.
said at 2:00 PM on Mon Jan 26 2015
Sean Maher was a bit "meh" as Nightwing. Sticking with Troy Baker.
said at 5:59 PM on Wed Jan 28 2015

Sticking with Troy Baker, but Josh Keaton sounds all right as Nightwing.
said at 10:48 PM on Wed Jan 28 2015
@Anicomicgeek Sean Meh-er?
said at 7:36 AM on Sun Dec 7 2014
I think they all do a good job except Crawford & Jesse.

I prefer Neil as Nightwing with Joey close 2nd for some odd reason.

Loren is alright as is Troy.

The rest did their parts. I'm surprised Sean has no votes, he wasn't that bad.
said at 10:46 PM on Sun Oct 12 2014
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Listing my favorite superhero!

1.Neil Patrick Harris: I go back and forth on this. He has the wit (which by the way, Nightwing SHOULD) he has the right range. Very nice.
2.Loren Lester: Love it, maybe a little gravely but it still makes me excited to hear it.
3.Troy Baker: He may be a tad bit too jokey, but he's got the right idea.
4.Jerry O'Connell: I like it, and I don't have much else to say…
5.Jesse McCartney: I wish he would've made it sound a little more mature or at least older. Performance wise he's good though.
6.Joey Hood: Decent. Doesn't really stand out though.
7.Scott Menville: I can't say I dig it. Sounds forced and unnatural.
8.Crawford Wilson: I suppose it could be worse. But I'm not getting anything from this.
9.Sean Maher: Leaves absolutely no impression on me. Just sort of bland and boring.
said at 7:57 PM on Wed Sep 10 2014
Yuri Lowenthal should really have a chance of voicing Nightwing.
said at 5:35 PM on Sat Jul 12 2014
1. Neil Patrick Harris
2. Troy Baker
3. Jerry O'Connell
4. Jesse McCartney
5. Loren Lester
6. Sean Maher
7. Scott Menville
8. Joey Hood/Crawford Wilson
said at 10:01 AM on Tue May 20 2014
 9 Shout Outs!
Reiterating what I said before, How about Chris Daniel Barnes as Nightwing?
said at 4:40 PM on Fri Aug 1 2014
Or, How about Quinton Flynn?
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 8:20 PM on Wed Sep 10 2014
If be down for CDB as Nightwing
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 8:44 PM on Wed Sep 10 2014
I'd be down I mean
said at 10:43 AM on Thu Sep 11 2014
"What the shock are we gonna do Bruce?"
said at 10:33 PM on Sat Aug 8 2015
@Lpfan120 Wow I would have never thought of that. It would be awesome to see him do something outside of Spider-Man characters, and Quinton Flynn would be even better I would vote for him.
said at 7:54 PM on Sun Feb 9 2014
 10 Shout Outs!
Yuri Lowenthal should voice Nightwing
said at 6:59 AM on Sat Jan 18 2014
1.Neil Patrick Harris
2.Jerry O'Connell
3.Troy Baker
4.Jesse McCartney
said at 10:39 AM on Sat Nov 2 2013
Loren Lester- Very good, but it would have been nice if the voice sounded a bit more matured from the Dick Grayson Robin.

Scott Menville- It's too nasal and hushed, I'm not really a big fan of it.

Jerry O' Connel- I'm pleasantly surprised, he sounds like an experienced crime fighter that's moved on from being Robin and would be more than capable of taking over as Batman. He gets my vote.

Crawford Wilson- Too immature and young sounding.

NPH- I like it as a performance on its own, but its a little too jokey. I prefer him as Spider-Man.

Joey Hood- Too much of a downer for me to enjoy.

Jesse McCartney- He's a better Robin, the voice is too young and high pitched.

Troy Baker- He's in 2nd place, my only problem is that the voice feels a tad bit generic.
said at 7:11 PM on Wed Oct 16 2013
Neil Patrick Harris, because his voice acting captured what Nightwing should sound like in animation. Loren Lester's Nightwing was too serious in my opinion, but then the TAS series is dark and serious, so whatever, he is a second alternative.
said at 7:12 PM on Wed Oct 16 2013
@llawliet159 actually nvm Loren Lester, Troy Baker gets my vote for second alternative voice for Nightwing
said at 4:25 PM on Mon Oct 7 2013
1. Neil Patrick Harris - The perfect voice for Nightwing.
2. Loren Lester - A very close second.
3. Jerry O' Connell - Has a good voice and gets everything about Nightwing down perfectly well.
4. Scott Menville - Similar to Jerry's.
5. Jesse McCartney - Good, but he was better as Robin than he was as Nightwing.
6. Troy Baker - Overrated. He sounds too deep for my liking.
7. Crawford Wilson - A little too upbeat.
8. Joey Hood - Way too downbeat.
said at 12:52 PM on Tue Oct 8 2013

No offense, but Troy Baker doesn't really sound any deeper than Jerry O'Connell or Loren Lester.
said at 3:20 PM on Tue Oct 8 2013
@Anicomicgeek Around Jerry O'Connell's pitch, maybe, but Loren Lester sounds way lighter.
said at 9:17 PM on Tue Oct 8 2013

Loren Lester's Nightwing isn't light enough that I'd use "way".
said at 9:21 PM on Tue Oct 8 2013
@Anicomicgeek It's only slightly deeper than his Robin.
said at 9:46 PM on Tue Oct 8 2013

Yeah, but I still wouldn't say it's "way" lighter than Baker or O'Connell.
said at 5:39 PM on Mon Sep 30 2013
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McCartney was great for the version of Nughtwing he had to portray (a 19 year old one), but I think Troy's voice suits a typical Nightwing most, an older one. And honestly, I think Joey Hood has a pretty good voice for Dick Grayson.
said at 7:49 AM on Mon Aug 12 2013
 4 Shout Outs!
On second thought, I'm gonna chnge my vote to Troy Baker. He's got the sense of humor and mature but still young like Dick needs, but also sounds like he'd work when Dick becomes Batman like in Prodigal and from Battle of the Cowl to the reboot, which is sadly something I can't see Neil Patrick Harris doing.
said at 3:18 PM on Sun Aug 11 2013
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Could Crispin Freeman work as Nightwing?
said at 4:26 PM on Mon Oct 7 2013
@GerPer92 If he used his Roy Harper voice from Young Justice, then he'd be great.
said at 9:58 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013
Troy is great! but stickin with Loren
said at 7:16 AM on Fri Aug 2 2013
@Lpfan120 I didn't vote for Troy because I already voted for him in the Tim Drake VC, for I feel he is the perfect Tim Drake. I feel that voting for him here would be like voting for Rosenbaum for both Flash VCs.
said at 2:31 PM on Fri Aug 2 2013

No offense, but if he's someone's favorite in both roles, then why would it matter?
Nightmare Crusher
said at 9:43 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013
 3 Shout Outs!
Troy's got the voice and the attitude down. If he ever gets to do some more emotional scenes with the character he'll probably become my favorite in an instant.
said at 9:17 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013
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Troy ****ing Baker! it's a perfect choice. despite the small dialogue, I think Troy embodies what dick is. smart, funny, and strong. in a way he's as humorous as NPH and serious like Lester and McCartney. I hope he plays him again one day. maybe if Dc makes a cartoon about Dick for once.
said at 9:16 AM on Tue Jul 16 2013
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Loren Lester: 9/10
Scott Menville: 7/10
Jerry O'Connell: 7.5/10
Crawford Wilson: 6/10
Neil Patrick Harris: 9/10
Joey Hood: 7/10
Jesse McCartney: 6.5/10
I like both Harris and Lester, but I vote for Harris, as he sounds a little bit older. However, when Troy Baker is added, I am probably changing my vote to him.
said at 10:41 PM on Thu Jun 27 2013
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I'm going with Troy Baker after he is added.
said at 12:40 AM on Sun May 5 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Once he's added, I'll change my vote to Troy Baker, but for now, I'll go with Jerry O'connell
said at 12:09 PM on Wed Mar 6 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Loren Lester - 8/10
Scott Menville - 7/10
Jerry O'Connell - 8.5/10
Crawford Wilson - 5/10
Neil Patrick Harris - 6.5/10
Joey Hood - 7/10
Jesse McCartney - 6.5/10
said at 10:58 AM on Wed Jul 31 2013
@VctrBnsn Troy Baker - 9/10 despite lack of material.
said at 3:30 PM on Sun Mar 3 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
Scott Menville shouldn't have gotten rid of the rasp that his Robin had, if he had kept that and just put a bit more power into it he would be my favorite. For now, I'm going to say Jerry O'Connell.
said at 10:36 PM on Wed Feb 27 2013
 1 Shout Out!
my top 5
1. Loren
2. Neil
3. Jesse
4. Jerry
5. Scott
said at 6:43 PM on Sun Feb 24 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
I just realized something, Troy Baker should totally play Nightwing!
said at 1:09 PM on Mon Apr 22 2013
people say he plays him in Injustice.. but so far he does not sound that much like him...but then again unless troy baker is playing a brittish dude or some evil guy.. i cant read his voice well.. and my voice analysis ((and I dont mean to brag but)) usually has a 7/10 chance of being right.. but troy ususally seems to get me every time.. so i would not be surprised if people are right about him bein
said at 1:11 PM on Mon Apr 22 2013
*being in and me thinking he is not

sorry it entered early >.>
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 2:55 PM on Mon Jan 21 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
1. Joey Hood- he gave the somber but not too somber feel that Nightwing should have. It has that strong/deep but not too deep voice that sounds like a student of Batman that has grown up butdoesn't sound exactly like Batman.

2. Jerry O'Connell- though I wish he had more screen time he does a good deep voice and sounds somber but not too much so.

3. Loren and Scott- both are alright, both could have deepen their voices a litte more.

4 Neil Patrick Harris- I am a big fan of Neil but I feel this was a mit of a miscast, it does show Nightwing's charm but I don't like how joking it is. Doesn't feel like he was under Batman's wing.

5. Crawford Wilson- He is too young, I get it's Robin just turing Nightwing but doesn't really fit for what I imagine. He does alright if not a bit winy sometimes but does have some strong and I can see it as a 'ealy Nightwing'

6. Jesse McCartney- I liked him as Robin but he barley differs his voice from Robin. It should be deeper and I konda blame how we barley see him in recent episodes, espcially doing more solo or even team missions but for now it doesn't really feel that strong or independent.
said at 5:05 AM on Mon Feb 18 2013
@Music Meister

To be fair, YJ Nightwing has a better relationship with Bats than most incarnations, so it's not gonna sound as dark. Also, he's only 19 in this incarnation, and Jesse's in his mid-20's and he's just using his regular voice. Eh, a case of Reality is Unrealistic, it seems. :-P
said at 8:02 PM on Sat Jan 5 2013
Loren Lester, followed by Jerry O'Connell. For some reason, Neil Patrick Harris' voice just seems unnatural for me, I like him as an actor but not as a voice actor.
said at 1:56 AM on Sat Jan 5 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Lester and McCartney
said at 12:33 AM on Thu Nov 29 2012
 1 Shout Out!
Neil Patrick Harris- Easily the best; he captures both lighthearted and serious moments wonderfully.

Scott Menville/ Jerry O' Connell: A nice mix of young and old. The fact that they sound like the older versions of the incarnations of Robin in this show is a bonus.

Jesse McCartney: This guy would have been in second (or maybe even first) place... if he'd deepened his voice a bit more. I get that Nightwing is still a teenager in Invasion, but still- Jesse's Nightwing sounds like a 16-17 year old, and not like the 19 year old Dick's supposed to be. Greg said that he'd pitched Jesse's voice up to play Dick as a 13 year old, and stopped doing that (pitching Jesse up, I mean) when Nightwing came into the picture, but it's stil to young. A pity too, because, acting-wise, I think Jesse nailed Dick as both a 13-year-old and a 19-year-old. It's just the voice itself that bothers me.
And I second whoever said that Yuri Lowenthal or Troy Baker should play Nightwing! My fangirl dream would come true if that happened!
said at 12:40 AM on Thu Nov 29 2012
Oops, slight error on my part. I meant to say
"The fact that they sound like the older versions of the incarnations of Robin in their respective shows is a bonus."
said at 3:58 PM on Sat Nov 17 2012
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I hear Yuri Lowenthal is voicing Nightwing in Injustice: gods among us. the info is from imdb so I know it can't be trusted but to tell you the truth I'll vote for the guy who voices him because none of these guys I can't picture as nightwing's voice.
said at 4:13 PM on Sat Nov 17 2012
@ZangetzuBLK But what if the Injustice voice actor doesn't fit either? >_>
said at 4:14 PM on Sat Nov 17 2012
@CatsTuxedo Than I'll use Yuri's voice anyway because it sounds right. LOL.
said at 8:48 PM on Sat Nov 17 2012
@ZangetzuBLK Wow, I could totally see Yuri doing Dick Grayson justice. :-D
said at 9:18 PM on Wed Nov 21 2012
@ZangetzuBLK Either That or Troy Baker.
said at 1:40 PM on Tue Nov 27 2012

iDon't know. Neil Patrick Harris and Jerry O'Connell suit Nightwing pretty well.
said at 1:41 PM on Tue Nov 27 2012

I meant to say. "I don't know. Neil Patrick Harris and Jerry O'Connell suit Nightwing pretty well."
said at 3:06 AM on Fri Jan 18 2013
@Mr.Fennoy93 He's already Tim. ;-D
said at 7:17 PM on Fri Jan 18 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight And Batman.
said at 5:06 AM on Mon Feb 18 2013
@ZangetzuBLK I saw Yuri confirm on Twitter that he's not voicing Nightwing in Injustice.
said at 4:05 PM on Thu Feb 21 2013
@Anicomicgeek I think Neil is a good Nightwing too. I'm just curious who is voicing him in injustice. from the sound of the grunts it sounds like sam riegal but it could be someone else.
said at 10:05 AM on Fri Jul 27 2012
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said at 6:43 PM on Sat Jun 9 2012
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Loren lost his place at best no!!!!!!!!!!!
said at 11:36 PM on Wed Jun 6 2012
Joey Hood just CAPTURES my vision of Nightwing. But Loren & Jessie are cool
said at 12:38 PM on Sat May 26 2012
1. Jerry O'Connell
2. Loren Lester
3. Neil Patrick Harris
4. Joey Hood
5. Scott Menville
said at 2:53 PM on Thu May 3 2012
Only problem with Loren is in "Battle for the Cowl" imagining his voice in a Bttman suit is weird.
said at 4:30 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@pete Batman
said at 2:09 AM on Mon Jun 11 2012
@pete After hearing Loren as Iron Fist, I think he sounds perfect to voice Dick Grayson, especially if Dick ever became batman on screen. NPH doesn't sound like he'll make a good dick grayson/batman so I'm changing my vote to loren.
said at 4:10 PM on Mon Jun 11 2012
@ZangetzuBLK He'd have to change his voice though. I'm not against it at all but his DCAU voice wouldn''t fit. He would be awesome if his voice is different than his DCAU one as I have a hard time imagining a voice for a man in his early to mid 20's like that coming out of Batman.
said at 10:03 AM on Tue Jul 10 2012
@pete Do you think Niel can play batman as dick grayson? I've never heard his voice in a way that made me think he could. I tried imagining it in the comics and all I could hear is a graspy NPH.
said at 10:07 PM on Wed Jul 11 2012
@ZangetzuBLK I didn't say he coukld or he's better. I just said Loren's DCAU voice wouldn't fit because it sounds too young.
said at 11:07 PM on Wed May 2 2012
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i wish loren could come back for this role! i mean look at kevin conroy and mark hamill! they always come back for there roles.. i miss his nightwing
Foxwolf (Admin)
said at 6:51 AM on Thu May 3 2012
@Bombermanp i waited for years about the rumor that they were going to tell his story in Batman Beyond and hopefully have Loren reprise the role :(

I still think Nightwing warrants a solo animated movie.
said at 4:31 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@Foxwolf Dick Met Terry off screen according to Epilogue.
said at 12:05 PM on Sat Apr 21 2012
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Loren Lester will always be my top choice for Dick Grayson, whether as Robin or Nightwing. I'd be curious to see how he'd handle being Batman if a game or animated series/film covered that period. Neil Patrick Harris is a close second. He had the charm that Dick requires.
said at 1:54 PM on Fri Apr 13 2012
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Wow. All the guys who voiced Dick are awesome. My top picks for him as Nightwing are;
Neil Patrick Harris
Joey Hood
and Jerry O' Connell.
said at 8:24 PM on Mon Apr 2 2012
I like Loren Lester but I gotta give it to Joey Hood
said at 4:44 AM on Mon Mar 5 2012
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Scott Menville's the voice I always use for Dick Grayson, so I'll go with him, though Jerry O'Connell and Joey Hood were also pretty good as Nightwing.
said at 1:45 AM on Fri Mar 30 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight Under the Red Hood's Nightwing seemed a bit goofy for my taste, but I'll blame that on the writers; Neil Patrick Harris himself is awesome.
said at 6:24 AM on Thu May 3 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight Not sure if I like Jesse McCartney's Nightwing. Gonna stick with Scott on this one.
Foxwolf (Admin)
said at 6:53 AM on Thu May 3 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight I think the issue with Jesse is that his voice really didn't change from Robin's, which works coz it's a young sounding voice. As Nightwing, he's an adult and should sound older.
said at 7:47 AM on Thu May 3 2012
@Foxwolf Exactly.
said at 7:53 AM on Thu May 3 2012
@Foxwolf I had the same problem with Garfield Logan/Beast Boy; even though he's five years older and has more or less been turned into a monkey, he didn't sound any different than he did as a normal kid in "Image".
said at 4:34 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight He's still quite young though. Younger than the DCAU version being only 18 well the DCAU Nightwing was mid 20's.
said at 9:18 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight To be fair, Beast Boy is 13 by that time and still very young. He could have reached puberty much later.
said at 9:22 PM on Thu Nov 3 2011
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I going to say NPH. I use his voice when I read comics because Nightwing is my favorite and I want him to have a voice that makes him recognizable, like with Conroy and Batman.
said at 12:03 AM on Wed Nov 30 2011
@ZangetzuBLK although Loren Lester's voice is easy to mold when it comes to nightwing and he has more experience with him as well. so I'm gonna say Loren and NPH as a good voice for nightwing.
said at 3:41 PM on Tue Nov 1 2011
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#1 Neil Patrick Harris: Perfect Voice for Nightwing
#2 Scott Menville: Verry good
#3 Jerry OConnell: Pretty good
#4 Joey Hood: Not good. Not Bad
#5 Crawford Wilson: Ok, Who forgot to tell the director that Nightwing is an adult. He acts so stupid. Ugh, I hate BTBB!
said at 10:10 AM on Sat Sep 10 2011
While Conroy and Hamill are my favorites as the Joker, I'm going to cop that I don't have a TAS basis on everyone and while Loren Lester was all right, he's not my favorite as Nightwing. I'm gonna go with Jerry O'Connell. His Nightwing does a right amount of young enough to be Nightwing yet old enough to no longer be Robin and has a sense of authority to make in believable to think he could lead the Titans or something. NPH was good as Nightwing, too, but his Nightwing was a little more jokey and a goofball than Dick as Nightwing sound be.
said at 12:23 PM on Sat Sep 10 2011
@Anicomicgeek D'oh, I meant to say "While Conroy and Hamill are my favorites as Batman and the Joker". Sorry.
said at 9:22 AM on Wed Feb 22 2012
@Anicomicgeek Another opinion change, but I'm gonna go with Neil Patrick Harris for Nightwing.
said at 9:36 AM on Thu May 3 2012
@Anicomicgeek Sticking with Neil Patrick Harris for Nightwing. While the voice Jesse McCartney did for Dick worked for Robin, I'm not sure it works for Dick as Ngihtwing, especially if he's 18. He should've deeped his vocie a bit for Ngihtwing.
said at 4:36 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@Anicomicgeek He's still pretty young. Puberty didn'
t do much fro him.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:05 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@pete Didn't much for Robin or Jesse? XD
said at 9:35 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@Music Meister Robin Jesse is in mid 20's and to be fair it's not like he knew the writers would age Dick plus he isn't a huge VA so he can do the best he can.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:41 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@pete I'm saying Jesee has a very young sounding voice is all
said at 9:43 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@Music Meister Which is why he was cast as Roxas and Robin. He could have been replaced but I'm guessing since Nightwing is only 18 it still fits somewhat.
said at 11:05 PM on Thu May 3 2012
@pete Still, he's 18 in the series now, so you'd think his voice would've gotten at least a little bit deeper.
said at 7:20 PM on Fri May 4 2012
@Anicomicgeek His voice is deeper, I can hear it. Compare his voice for robin and now as Nightwing, you should be able to hear a difference. Personally, I can hear the maturity in Jesse's voice for Nightwing, a good transformation from Robin.
said at 4:15 AM on Sun May 13 2012
@AMT Still sounds too young. =P
said at 2:12 PM on Sun May 20 2012
@AMT Not all that deeper; he still sounds too young for 18.
said at 9:48 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013

Sticking with Harris, but Troy Baker is pretty good.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 4:15 PM on Mon May 2 2011
A lot of people like NPH's Nightwing but I'm at a toss between Joey Hood and Loren Lester
said at 8:18 PM on Thu Sep 30 2010
Loren Lester followed closely by Jerry O'Connell...

Both actully sound like they are young yet grown up enough to be Nightwing and not Robin...
Foxwolf (Admin)
said at 4:09 PM on Sun Sep 12 2010
yeah, I'm just so used to NPH being well, NPH. He fits the role of Spider-Man than Nightwing, to me at least :)
Foxwolf (Admin)
said at 4:11 AM on Tue Jul 27 2010
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@glehnmarc, did you check out the Captain Marvel voice compare?

also, love you rankings and analysis on many of the compares :)
Foxwolf (Admin)
said at 3:22 AM on Thu Jul 22 2010
while Neil Patrick Harris did a good job with the humor and sarcasm in his lines as Nightwing, the writing didn't give him a chance to be serious, which made him out to be more of a goofball :(
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 7:37 PM on Wed Jul 21 2010
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Neil Patrick Harris now added!
said at 9:33 AM on Wed Feb 10 2010
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We may have to wait to see Doogie play Nightwing in Batman: Under the Red Hood.
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 3:10 PM on Mon Jan 25 2010
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cool VC! All pretty good. Loren Lester is my favorite with Jerry O'Connell a close second.
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