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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Martian Manhunter with sound clips and images.
The Martian Manhunter is the last survivor of the planet Mars. His real name is J'onn J'onzz but also uses the alias John Jones when in human form.

The Martian Manhunter is one of the most powerful super heroes in the DC Universe. His powers include invisibility, shape-shifting, phasing, telepathy, flight and even strength that rivals that of Superman. He has a fondness for Oreo cookies. His major weakness is fire.
Created by Jackson_H on Fri Feb 12 2010, 60 Comments, Add Comment
Special thanks to Foxwolf, NCZ, Music Meister for additional sound clips.
Justice League (2001)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzCarl Lumbly
Carl Lumbly
Justice League Heroes (2006)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzDaniel Riordan
Daniel Riordan
The Batman (2004)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzDorian Harewood
Dorian Harewood
Justice League The New Frontier (2008)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzMiguel Ferrer
Miguel Ferrer
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzJonathan Adams
Jonathan Adams
Young Justice (2010)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzKevin Michael Richardson
Kevin Michael Richardson
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzNicholas Guest
Nicholas Guest
DC Universe Online (2011)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzDwight Schultz
Dwight Schultz
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzCam Clarke
Cam Clarke
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (2014)
Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzzIke Amadi
Ike Amadi


I think all these voice actors did great work voicing Martian Manhunter. Some voices are fairly similar while others are more unique. My personal favorite voice for this character is Carl Lumbly's.


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said at 10:21 AM on Tue Feb 17 2015
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1) Carl Lumbly
2) Ike Amadi
3) Cam Clarke
4) Nicholas Guest
5) Dorian Harewood
6) Daniel Riordan
7) Kevin Michael Richardson
8) Miguel Ferrer
9) Jonathan Adams
10) Dwight Schultz
said at 5:39 AM on Tue Mar 17 2015
1) Carl Lumbly
2) Ike Amadi
3) Cam Clarke
4) Kevin Michael Richardson
5) Daniel Riordan
6) Nicholas Guest
7) Dorian Harewood
8) Miguel Ferrer
9) Jonathan Adams
10) Dwight Schultz
said at 11:24 PM on Sat Feb 7 2015
Carl Lumbly remains my main pick, though I also enjoy Ike Amadi, Jonathan Adams, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Dorian Harewood for J'onn :)
said at 4:21 AM on Sat Feb 7 2015
Sticking with Carl Lumbly, though Ike Amadi and Cam Clarke were also good.
Polyester Funk
said at 12:15 AM on Sat Feb 7 2015
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Ike is pretty good. Though, I do agree with Music Meister that he sounds a bit like a machine more than an alien. That may have to do more with the writing or direction than Ike himself. Who knows?
said at 8:18 PM on Fri Feb 6 2015
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Ike Amadi was actually really good. Almost as good as his Atrocitus. I hope he does more DC (and Marvel) stuff.

Oh, and by the way, if anyone didn't know "Ike" is pronounced "E K" (eekay)
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 6:56 PM on Fri Feb 6 2015
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Ike was good, he had a deep but gentle voice for J'onn. My main problem is he sounded more like a machine than a Martian, I don't mean monotone or stiff, I just felt he gave off more of machine with no feelings. I got more of a "Red Tornado" vibe from him.
said at 4:22 PM on Thu Sep 11 2014
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It sounds like Dorian is back for Lego Batman 3.
said at 10:55 AM on Wed Oct 1 2014
Though, don't quote me on that. Because, I honestly got no clue.
said at 9:45 AM on Wed Oct 22 2014
@Lpfan120 I read that Maurcie Lamarche might be playing him
said at 8:31 PM on Sun Dec 28 2014
@Archerboy58 Having finally played through the game now, I can definitely say that it ain't Moe. It sounds like either Dorian Harewood or Michael Jai White.
said at 8:42 PM on Sun Dec 28 2014
@Lpfan120 Actually it's neither since neither names are listed in the credits. Most likely, it's Ike Amadi
said at 8:02 AM on Mon Jul 7 2014
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Carl Lumbly is the Manhunter Post-Crisis, guest is just as good for pre-crisis. I tend to pick voices as they pertain to the era the depiction is of. Richardson is ok but sounds like he's trying to hard to be Carl.
said at 8:54 AM on Mon Jul 7 2014
@Supergirlfan63 Me too
said at 7:59 AM on Sat Mar 22 2014
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What about Lance Reddick as Martian Manhunter?
said at 1:16 PM on Tue Mar 11 2014
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Here are some new actors to do Martian Manhunter
1. Peter Mensah
2. Peter Cullen
3. James Remar
4. Peter Weller
5. Jamieson Price
6. Michael McConnohie
7. David lodge
8. Vin Diesel
9. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
10. Chris Sabat
said at 10:44 AM on Sun Mar 16 2014
Don't forget Laurence Fishburne
said at 11:30 AM on Sun Feb 2 2014
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either Keith David or Christopher Judge should be the next the voice J'onn
said at 3:43 PM on Tue Sep 9 2014
@Archerboy58 Judge I TOTALLY see being J'onn
Polyester Funk
said at 12:35 AM on Thu Nov 7 2013
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I like Carl Lumbly the best, yet Jonathan Adams is very good, too. Dorian Harewood and Daniel Riordan are pretty good.

I think James C. Mathis III could be good doing his Black Panther voice.
said at 5:29 AM on Thu Nov 7 2013
@Polyester Funk
Mathis would be very good. I was thinking Greg Eagles would be good too.
Polyester Funk
said at 12:46 AM on Mon Nov 11 2013
@Lpfan120 Yeah, he'd be good, too.
said at 12:17 PM on Thu Oct 31 2013
Carl Lumbly's voice will forever be connected to the character.
said at 9:29 PM on Mon Oct 28 2013
Carl Lumbly because i'm a fan of the Justice League show...but Jonathan Adams was great too.
CatsTuxedo (Moderator)
said at 6:11 PM on Sun Oct 27 2013
Wasn't Guest's clip longer than that once or am I remembering wrongly?
said at 8:14 PM on Sun Sep 15 2013
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Carl is an obvious favorite, but I also enjoy Johnathon Adams as well
said at 12:13 AM on Mon Jun 24 2013
Carl Lumbly is my favorite, but I like Kevin Michael Richardson's accent.
said at 10:08 PM on Fri Jun 21 2013
my #1 is carl, #2 is kevin, #3 is jonathon
said at 11:12 PM on Fri Mar 1 2013
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Carl Lumbly - 9.5/10
Daniel Riordan - 7/10
Dorian Harewood - 8/10
Miguel Ferrer - 6.5/10
Jonathan Adams - 8/10
Kevin Michael Richardson - 8/10
Nicholas Guest - 6/10
Dwight Shultz - 5/10
Cam Clarke - 4.5/10
said at 10:02 PM on Mon Feb 4 2013
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Carl Lumbly will always be MM, but Jonathan Adams is CLOSE second!
said at 10:32 PM on Wed Nov 28 2012
Dwight voice just doesn't seem to fit for this character at all >.
said at 9:46 PM on Thu Nov 1 2012
Carl Lumbly and Dorian Harewood are tied for me so i can't vote.
said at 6:14 PM on Fri Sep 14 2012
carl lumbly then dorian harewood
said at 6:10 PM on Mon Aug 27 2012
My two favorites are Dorian Harewood and Jonathan Adams.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 1:24 AM on Thu Jul 26 2012
1. Carl Lumbly- Can't go wrong with this, deep voice yet was caring yet intelligent.

2. Dorian Harewood- Again, good deep voice. He fit the detective style they were going with him and he works while still showing that caring side.

3. Daniel Riordan- Like the game he's very underrated. Deep and gruff but you can sense the kindness in his voice.

4. Miguel Ferrer- deep and gruff enough and showed kindness and sounded intelligent.

5. Jonathan Adams- Sounds a little like Carl only lighter. Could have been better but not bad.

6. Cam Clarke- needed a little gruffness and was a bit too calm it was almost monotone. Not terrible but needed polishing.

7. Dwight Schultz- Should have been a little deeper and gruffer. I guess it fits the mentor side of him but...eh, could have been better.

8. Nicholas Guest- higher then what I would expect but not bad. I guess the biggest problem I had with this one is that the portrayal seems off, seems more like a parody of Martian.

9. Kevin Richardson- It always sounds like he's weak and injuries. I understand he's going for a wise mentor for him but it just seems like he's tired.
said at 12:04 AM on Tue Aug 14 2012
@Music Meister You gotta admit, it's one of Kevin Michael Richardson's more diverse voices. XP
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 10:48 PM on Thu Aug 16 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight I will say that but like the Ugly Mantanna compare, just because it's different then his other roles doesn't mea it's good for the character
said at 8:32 PM on Sun May 20 2012
1. Carl Lumbly
2. Dorian Harewood
3. Daniel Riordan
4. Kevin Michael Richardson
5. Dwight Schultz
said at 11:01 AM on Sun Apr 29 2012
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Dorian, Kevin and jonathan for me
said at 12:17 AM on Sat Apr 14 2012
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Everyone here has done justice to J'onn. But my top picks are Carl Lumbly, Nicholas Guest, Daniel Riordan, Dorian Harewood, Jonathan Adams, and Nicholas Guest
said at 8:37 PM on Tue Mar 6 2012
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CARL...just carl
said at 8:52 PM on Thu Dec 15 2011
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Carl Lumbly's my personal fav. Though I have to give credit for KMR being good as well, and not sounding like most of his other voices.
said at 3:11 PM on Sat Dec 10 2011
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I'm in agreement with your choices Anicomicgeek. Dorian was a standout in the (IMHO) underrated "The Batman" series.
said at 3:54 AM on Mon Oct 24 2011
I'm going odd man out here, but I'm gonig with Dorian Harewood for the Martian Manhunter. I felt both he and Miguel Ferrer gave him a kind-of old school film noir detective-type voice and still suited his true and MM forms and I really liked that. I liked Harewood's more, so I'm gonna give it to him.

That said, all the rest of them were pretty good, too.
said at 9:25 AM on Wed Feb 22 2012
@Anicomicgeek On second thought, I'm changing my vote to Carl Lumbly, though Dorian Harewood as still good.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:54 PM on Sun Sep 11 2011
I'm glad they got rid of the voice modultor for Guest's MM, it's more fitting without it. With it is sounds too robotic
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 4:11 PM on Sat Jul 30 2011
Dwight Schultz now added
said at 4:06 PM on Wed Apr 6 2011
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I love it when Richardson uses different voices instead of his own voice even though his voice is great.
said at 10:10 PM on Tue Nov 8 2011
@pete I understand what you mean. It's the one time you don't expect him to yell out "DAMN!" or "YOU MUST BE CRAZY!"
said at 12:08 AM on Tue Aug 14 2012
@Aquafox84 He already has three characters in that show that all sound the same, no need for a fourth. XP
said at 5:25 PM on Sun Oct 27 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight I know, I am glad he has versatility at times. Unlike Kevin Conroy whom while he's voiced Batman the longest. It's bland just thinking 'oh wow...it's Kevin voicing for Bruce again...'
said at 5:46 PM on Sun Oct 27 2013

Wow, nice response time. :-P

To be fair though, Conroy isn't really as active in the industry as someone like KMR.
said at 7:25 AM on Mon Oct 28 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight I know, it's just a personal impression I got from voice actors early on in learning. They say their career is to make a voice organic and versatile. Just wish Conroy HAD more versatility at times. He'd stand out more to me if he was more like Dee Bradley or Tom Kenny.
said at 9:01 AM on Mon Oct 28 2013

Again, if Conroy was more active in the industry, I could see him becoming that versatile. But, alas.
CatsTuxedo (Moderator)
said at 10:05 AM on Mon Oct 28 2013
@Aquafox84 He did get to be a non-Batman character as the Fisherman in the first Jak and Daxter game, and he sounds nothing like Batman there to top it off.
said at 5:00 PM on Mon Oct 28 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight I agree ^_^
said at 5:01 PM on Mon Oct 28 2013
@CatsTuxedo I know about that role. There is also Alien X in Ben 10 Alien Force. I'll take consolation in your latest update featuring him.

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Who do you think has been the best from these Martian Manhunter voice actors?
Carl Lumbly
Daniel Riordan
Dorian Harewood
Miguel Ferrer
Jonathan Adams
Kevin Michael Richardson
Nicholas Guest
Dwight Schultz
Cam Clarke
Ike Amadi