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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S. with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Iron Man

*NOTE: We have separated Edwin Jarvis and J.A.R.V.I.S. into two separate character generations, thus allowing for this compare. 

J.A.R.V.I.S. (short for "Just A Rather Very Intelligent System") is the artificial intelligence program created by Tony Stark. J.A.R.V.I.S. operates the internal computer systems of Tony's house and even his armor. As an AI program, J.A.R.V.I.S. excels in the "intelligence" area, having personal conversations with Tony and even showing hints of emotion. 
Created by TylerMirage on Jan 23 2013
Special thanks to Jackson_H, UltimateCharm, Music Meister for additional sound clips.
Iron Man: The Video Game (2008)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Gillon Stephenson
Gillon Stephenson
Iron Man (2008)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany
Iron Man: Armored Adventures (2009)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Unknown Voice Actor
Unknown Voice Actor
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2010)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Phil LaMarr
Phil LaMarr
Iron Man 2: The Video Game (2010)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Andrew Chaikin
Andrew Chaikin
Marvel's The Avengers Iron Man Mark VII (2012)
J.A.R.V.I.SJay Britton
Jay Britton
Iron Man 3 (IOS) (2013)
J.A.R.V.I.SJeff Bottoms
Jeff Bottoms
Avengers Assemble (2013)
J.A.R.V.I.S.David Kaye
David Kaye
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Troy Baker
Troy Baker
Marvelís Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight (2015)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Trevor Devall
Trevor Devall


Much like the Edwin Jarvis voice compare, this is a tough decision for me. Paul Bettany was the first voice actor to portray the AI version of Tony's loyal butler, and it shows, based on the other J.A.R.V.I.S.es attempting similar performances in order to better relate to the success of the live-action franchise. Paul's version is essentially the "polite British human butler, Edwin Jarvis" in the form of an AI program. He is polite, slightly sarcastic and even shows concern for Tony at times. Gillon and Andrew filled in for Paul in the two Iron Man video games, and they're both pretty spot-on with their imitations. In Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Ultimate Spider-Man, J.A.R.V.I.S. is voiced by Phil LaMarr, who - although it is meant to relate back to the live-action J.A.R.V.I.S. - succeeds in adding some distinction between the two. Phil's voice is deeper, faster and not as "relaxed" as Paul's, leading to a more personal computer voice. The unknown voice actor who portrayed J.A.R.V.I.S. in Armored Adventures (who portrayed the armor computer system voice of a Tony's grandson from the future) did an adequate job as well. Nothing spectacular, but nothing awful. Troy Baker does a pretty decent imitation of Paul's portrayal. 

Overall, all six voice actors did a find job with the mechanized minion, but my top two spots are going to Phil in first place, with Paul as a close second.



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8000 Saiyans
said at 3:55 PM on Thu Nov 16 2017
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I'll go with Paul Bettany, but Troy Baker, Phil LaMarr and David Kaye are also great.
said at 3:31 AM on Fri Oct 27 2017
Jay Britton and Jeff Bottoms were alright as J.A.R.V.I.S.
EPA Deane
said at 7:37 AM on Thu Aug 17 2017
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"As you wish, sir. I've also prepared a safety briefing for you to entirely ignore."

Not much to say.... Here are my Top 5 Favourite J.A.R.V.I.S voices:

5. David Kaye
4. Andrew Chaikin
3. Trevor Devall
2. Troy Baker/ Phil LaMarr
1. Paul Bettany

Future VA Suggestions:

Having recently watched The Netflix Castlevania series, I think James Callis would be a Excellent voice for J.A.R.V.I.S, using a more robotic version of his Alucard voice.

Michael Ensign would also be solid in the part, using a calmer and More Genial version of his Doctor N Tropy Voice

I also recommend Ramon Tikaram, Jamie Glover, Stephen Fry and Alexander Armstrong.
said at 6:58 AM on Wed Aug 2 2017
VC thoughts update

I honestly like Troy Baker the most in here. I really like his computerized delivery, the accent is great and he has a cool voice to boot. The effects also help a great deal.

David Kaye gives J.A.R.V.I.S. a really nice attitude. Once again, he fits the role pretty well.

Phil LaMarr is pretty cool as well. I like his factual performance a great deal. There are times where he can sound a little bit too human, but I like it nonetheless.

Trevor Devall sounds pretty cool as well. I get some Christopher Gaze vibes out of his performance.

Andrew Chaikin also sounds pretty cool. He has a nice factual delivery.

Gillon Stephenson actually sounds pretty interesting. He has a cool delivery and I feel his voice is pretty unique.

I'm not really big on Paul Bettany, the UVA, Jay Britton and Jeff Bottoms in the role. They sound kinda flat to me.
said at 6:59 PM on Mon Jul 17 2017
1. Paul Bettany
2. Phil LaMarr
3. Troy Baker
4. David Kaye
5. Andrew Chaikin
said at 11:53 AM on Tue Mar 8 2016
1. Phil
2. Troy/Paul
3. David
said at 5:23 PM on Fri Jan 15 2016
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Paul Bettany is definitely my favourite voice for J.A.R.V.I.S, as he is the one who originated the role. OK yeah sure he originally was doing this role for the money but as of Age of Ultron where he finally got to get into a more physically role in the form of Vision, he really got into it. But this isn't about Vision, this is about J.A.R.V.I.S. Some of his performances sounded a bit weaker than others in the MCU but I still feel he has the most distinctive voice as he helped established the basis for how the character should sound.

Troy Baker does a really fantastic emulation of Bettany and the effects they used on him really enhance the performance.

Phil LaMarr's take on J.A.R.V.I.S is a rather unique and memorable one at that. He does sound a little bit more human in his take especially since he's an A.I but might I digress he still was excellent.

I love David Kaye and I get the idea of having him use his Professor Xavier voice for J.A.R.V.I.S but honestly I feel really underwhelmed with this performance. I know he could have done this role so much better or in a more original take. Besides he should have reprise as Iron Man instead of doing J.A.R.V.I.S. I feel Marvel really under utilizes Kaye.

Trevor Devall actually does a better job as J.A.R.V.I.S than David Kaye, I'm surprised, the last time he filled in for him (Cybertron Megatron), he sounded really bad here he makes it work. Much like Kaye I'd rather have Trevor as Stark but might I digress.

Andrew Chaikan is pretty good as J.A.R.V.I.S.

The UVA who might be Andrew Francis is a surprisingly fitting choice.

Jeff Bottoms is OK.

Gillon Stephenson is definitely the weakest VA here. He sounds too light and the most monotone.

I'm giving my vote to Paul Bettany.

BONUS: I think Brian Dobson doing his Red Alert voice could make for an excellent J.A.R.V.I.S as would Robin Atkin Downes, J. Michael Tatum, James Arnold Taylor, Michael York and Brian Stepanek.
Shaun Ince
said at 7:50 PM on Fri Dec 25 2015
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I like Trevor Devall's take. Very good.
said at 2:55 PM on Fri Dec 25 2015
Sticking with Phil LaMarr, thogh Trevor Devall was also good.
said at 11:22 AM on Thu Mar 24 2016

I meant to say "Sticking with Paul Bettany".
said at 2:08 PM on Wed Jul 8 2015
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David Kaye gets my vote
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 11:31 AM on Sun May 3 2015
Jeff Bottoms is decent, nothing outstanding but nothing bad.
said at 5:24 AM on Fri Mar 6 2015
1 Troy Baker
2 Gillon Stephenson
3 Andrew Chaikin
4 Phill LaMarr
5 Unknown
6 Paul Bettany
7 David Kaye
said at 3:16 PM on Sat Jan 18 2014
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1-: Troy Baker: His voice is just so deliciously British sounding, while the effects are great as well.
2-: David Kaye: Gives him personality, but it sounds a little to close to his Charles Xavier voice at times.
3-: Paul Bettany: Very fitting, but it's a bit too flat. I know, he's doing an AI voice, but Troy and David are just more entertaining to me.
4-:Phil Lamarr: Shows his range although he's impersonating Paul, but he slips into his normal voice on occasion.
5-:Andrew Chaikin: Another good Paul impersonator, but Phil is the better of the two for doing more with the role.
6-: UVA and Gillon Stephenson: Those are some really bad accents.
said at 8:38 AM on Sun Dec 8 2013
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troy is jarvis. his voice is most distinguished while in perfect tone for A.I.
The Doctor
said at 6:18 AM on Fri Jan 17 2014
@dorianstark You do realize that he is just doing Paul Bettany impersonation?
said at 3:32 PM on Sat Jan 18 2014
@The Doctor Discount Paul Bettany. (Ding!)
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 1:42 PM on Mon Mar 23 2015
I get that reference
said at 3:46 PM on Thu Oct 3 2013
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Paul Bettany IS J.A.R.V.I.S.
said at 4:29 AM on Thu Oct 3 2013
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Paul Bettany. Hands down.
said at 8:30 PM on Mon Jul 8 2013
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My picks are
1. Phil LaMarr (who brings a certain "humanity" to the role if you ask me. Kind of like if the original Jarvis were transplanted into a computer)
2. David Kaye (who's similar to Phil LaMarr's but I just like Phil's better)
3. Paul Bettany (who did excellently in the films)
4. Troy Baker (who seems to be emulating Bettany if you ask me. Doing it alright but not doing much with the role himself)
5. Unknown VA (No idea who he is but he does a surprisingly good job if you ask me)
said at 1:39 AM on Fri Jun 14 2013
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# 1 - Paul Bettany.
# 2 - Troy Baker.
# 3 - Phil LaMarr.
# 4 - David Kaye.
# 5 - Andrew Chaikin.
# 6 - Gillon Stephenson.
said at 5:49 AM on Tue Jun 11 2013
1. Paul Bettany
2. Troy Baker
3. Phil LaMarr
said at 7:46 PM on Mon Jun 10 2013
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David Kaye sounds like a robotic Proffesor X. I'm voting for him.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:04 AM on Mon Jun 10 2013
Nice to see David get another recurring TV role, especially as an established character. His JARVIS is good, but I'm still sticking with Phil.
said at 4:58 AM on Tue May 14 2013
Definitely giving this one to Paul. He's great! Runner up is Baker for the simple fact that:

1. He's Troy
2. His rendition is just awesome
said at 2:55 AM on Mon Apr 15 2013
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Troy Baker does awesome Paul Bettany impersonation!
said at 12:50 AM on Sun Apr 14 2013
Paul Bettany, Phil LaMarr, Troy Baker, Andrew Chalkin & Gillon Stephenson are all pretty damn good!
said at 12:14 AM on Thu Mar 21 2013
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Phil LaMarr for me. Pauls good, but its just his normal voice.
said at 8:25 PM on Sun Apr 14 2013
@VctrBnsn Why is Troy awesome in everything he does?
said at 9:59 PM on Tue Apr 16 2013
@VctrBnsn Why do you think? It's because, he's Troy mothertruckin' Baker, dude!
said at 6:40 PM on Thu May 9 2013
@MilanTheVillain01 I applaud you for referencing Yu-Gi-Oh Ebonics'd
said at 7:32 PM on Thu May 9 2013
@SpongeBat1 It wasn't intentional. But OK, I'll roll with it.
said at 10:39 PM on Sun Jun 9 2013
@VctrBnsn David is good, but I like Troy, Phil, and Paul better.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 12:39 AM on Sun Jan 27 2013
Unknown sounds like Andrew Franic at times and David Kaye as others
said at 3:05 PM on Sat Jan 26 2013
They're all pretty good, but I'm gonna go with Paul Bettany for J.A.R.V.I.S. with Phil LaMarr as a close second.
said at 7:35 AM on Sun Apr 14 2013

Troy Baker was also good, but I'll stick with Paul Bettany for J.A.R.V.I.S.
said at 2:05 AM on Sun Jun 9 2013

Sticking with Bettany, but David Kaye was also good.
said at 7:13 AM on Thu Jan 24 2013
I'm going with Paul Bettany. Everyone else is good too.
said at 12:47 PM on Sun Apr 14 2013
@coolgeek176 Troy Baker is great but I prefer Paul Bettany.
said at 12:38 AM on Sun Jun 9 2013
@coolgeek176 David Kaye is good too. I still Prefer Paul Bettany.
said at 1:13 AM on Thu Jan 24 2013
Going with Paul though Phil does a good British accent.
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