Ray Stantz
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Ray Stantz

Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Ray Stantz with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Ghostbusters

Ray Stantz is one of the members of the Ghostbusters team who has been around in the series since right from the start. While Ray is a highly capable scientist in which his fields of expertise are parapsychology, physics and metallurgy but what he is also well known as the "Heart" of the team as he is a genuinely nice guy. Ray is a genuinely kind guy who often displays a child-like enthusiasm for his work regarding the paranormal and is especially good friends with Peter Venkman (in which while Peter has taken advantage of Ray's gentle nature before they are good friends). While Ray is very knowledgeable of the Bible but he seems to think of himself as an Agnostic and he along with colleague Egon Spengler are known for making very wordy and long descriptions about anything regarding the paranormal. 
Created by Pokejedservo on Oct 22 2012
The Real Ghostbusters (1986)
Ray StantzFrank Welker
Frank Welker
Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009)
Ray StantzDan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd


Today on the Ghostbusters VC section we take a look at the "Heart" of the team... RAY STANTZ! Let us take a look here shall we?

Frank Welker- First of all yeah his Ray voice is basically his Fred Jones voice (in which its not the first time he has done that) but it does genuinely work for the role here. Frank's performance is also very good as it does suit Ray's kind personality rather well and is a good example of Frank's work and a fine example of the voice work in the show.

Dan Akroyd- While yes the fact that Dan did originate the role in the original Ghostbusters movie that came out 25 years before the game would of course come to his advantage. But still Dan does a fine job in playing Ray as a brilliant Scientist who is also a nice guy with a child-like glee to his work and is a good example of the voice work in the game.

Overall I am pretty much calling it a tie here as both of these men did well with the role here.



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said at 6:45 PM on Sat Jul 16 2016
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I like both, but I'm going to go against the norm and vote Welker.
said at 6:40 AM on Sun Jan 29 2017
@GreenGoblin75 I agree.
said at 6:22 PM on Wed Feb 17 2016
They both do great, But I still go with Dan. Because you can't dislike the original, and he will alway's be Ray. Frank Welker still did good and doesn't do bad. And yes, his voice in this does sound a lot like Fred Jones from Scooby-Doo. But still.
said at 6:41 PM on Thu Oct 29 2015
1. Dan
2. Frank
said at 11:33 AM on Tue May 20 2014
I'm going with Dan since he's the best.

Frank is pretty good too, I agree with the Editor that his Fred voice really works for Ray.
said at 10:41 PM on Fri Oct 26 2012
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I prefer Dan Aykroyd it sounds more natural
said at 2:38 PM on Tue Oct 23 2012
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Go with Ray as his voice and performance was original. Not blaming Frank as there really wasn't a lot of voices he could choose from for Ray.
said at 3:04 PM on Tue Oct 23 2012
@pete Hard to between the movie or cartoon actors but I went with the movie ones.
said at 4:21 PM on Tue Oct 23 2012
@pete *choose
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 12:32 AM on Tue Oct 23 2012
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For once I actually am going to go against the original and say I prefer Welker for this character
said at 3:03 PM on Tue Oct 23 2012
@OptimusSolo Again on the why. I think Frank is a bit friendlier and Ray's more serious.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 5:08 AM on Wed Oct 24 2012
@pete calling any of the ghostbusters characters 'serious' is a bit of a stretch don't you think?
said at 2:33 PM on Wed Oct 24 2012
@OptimusSolo Personality wise but the voice sounds a bit gruff to me.
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