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Voice Compare » Iron Man » J.A.R.V.I.S.

Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S. with sound clips and images.
*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 Wed Jan 23 2013, 40 Comments, Add Comment
Special thanks to Jackson_H, UltimateCharm for additional sound clips.
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Iron Man (2008)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany
Iron Man: The Video Game (2008)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Gillon Stephenson
Gillon Stephenson
Iron Man 2: The Video Game (2010)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Andrew Chaikin
Andrew Chaikin
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2010)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Phil LaMarr
Phil LaMarr
Iron Man: Armored Adventures (2009)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Unknown Voice Actor
Unknown Voice Actor
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013)
J.A.R.V.I.S.Troy Baker
Troy Baker
Avengers Assemble (2013)
J.A.R.V.I.S.David Kaye
David Kaye

EDITOR'S OPINION

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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Starscreamsfan
said at 5:37 AM on Tue Nov 11 2014
My Top 5:

1) Baker
2) LaMarr
3) Kaye
4) Bettany
5) Stephenson
chaosincarnate
said at 3:16 PM on Sat Jan 18 2014
 2 Shout Outs! [?]
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.
dorianstark
said at 8:38 AM on Sun Dec 8 2013
 1 Shout Out! [?]
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?
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 3:32 PM on Sat Jan 18 2014
@The Doctor Discount Paul Bettany. (Ding!)
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 3:46 PM on Thu Oct 3 2013
 4 Shout Outs! [?]
Paul Bettany IS J.A.R.V.I.S.
Fulgore2005
said at 4:29 AM on Thu Oct 3 2013
 3 Shout Outs! [?]
Paul Bettany. Hands down.
Silence
said at 11:57 AM on Sun Sep 29 2013
 1 Shout Out! [?]
Paul Betteany is my favorite, with Phil LaMarr and Troy Baker tied for 2nd place!
Spider-Fox
said at 8:30 PM on Mon Jul 8 2013
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)
MilanTheVillain01
said at 1:39 AM on Fri Jun 14 2013
 1 Shout Out! [?]
# 1 - Paul Bettany.
# 2 - Troy Baker.
# 3 - Phil LaMarr.
# 4 - David Kaye.
# 5 - Andrew Chaikin.
# 6 - Gillon Stephenson.
VctrBnsn
said at 3:15 PM on Tue Jun 11 2013
Wait, if AA does take place in the Ultimate Spider-Man universe, why isn't Phil LaMarr JARVIS?
pokemastanumba1
said at 5:23 PM on Tue Jun 11 2013
@VctrBnsn I think that's probably better left unexplained. :s
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 10:32 AM on Wed Jun 12 2013
@VctrBnsn My conspiracy theory is that Phil realized that Marvel Animation is currently a load of #### and declined any auditions/casting from future Marvel Animation projects to, uh, protect his reputation. :-P
VctrBnsn
said at 2:42 PM on Wed Jun 12 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight My conspiracy theory is that Loeb was afraid to connect this series to EMH, so they just recasted him. The only reason he got Fred as Hulk back was because he's defined by the character, and not to EMH.
pete
said at 1:08 AM on Tue Jun 25 2013
@VctrBnsn Could be true. They also got Steve Blum as Wolverine and Peter Lurie as Sabretooth. The only reason Fred returned as Thing in the latest USM episode was convience.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 5:49 AM on Tue Jun 11 2013
1. Paul Bettany
2. Troy Baker
3. Phil LaMarr
chaosincarnate
said at 7:46 PM on Mon Jun 10 2013
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.
SparklyShake12
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
VC_Fan
said at 2:55 AM on Mon Apr 15 2013
 2 Shout Outs! [?]
Troy Baker does awesome Paul Bettany impersonation!
MilanTheVillain01
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!
VctrBnsn
said at 12:14 AM on Thu Mar 21 2013
Phil LaMarr for me. Pauls good, but its just his normal voice.
VctrBnsn
said at 8:25 PM on Sun Apr 14 2013
@VctrBnsn Why is Troy awesome in everything he does?
MilanTheVillain01
said at 9:59 PM on Tue Apr 16 2013
@VctrBnsn Why do you think? It's because, he's Troy mothertruckin' Baker, dude!
SpongeBat1
said at 6:40 PM on Thu May 9 2013
@MilanTheVillain01 I applaud you for referencing Yu-Gi-Oh Ebonics'd
MilanTheVillain01
said at 7:32 PM on Thu May 9 2013
@SpongeBat1 It wasn't intentional. But OK, I'll roll with it.
VctrBnsn
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
Anicomicgeek
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.
Anicomicgeek
said at 7:35 AM on Sun Apr 14 2013
@Anicomicgeek

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

Sticking with Bettany, but David Kaye was also good.
coolgeek176
said at 7:13 AM on Thu Jan 24 2013
I'm going with Paul Bettany. Everyone else is good too.
coolgeek176
said at 12:47 PM on Sun Apr 14 2013
@coolgeek176 Troy Baker is great but I prefer Paul Bettany.
coolgeek176
said at 12:38 AM on Sun Jun 9 2013
@coolgeek176 David Kaye is good too. I still Prefer Paul Bettany.
pete
said at 1:13 AM on Thu Jan 24 2013
Going with Paul though Phil does a good British accent.
Mr.Fennoy93
said at 11:32 PM on Wed Jan 23 2013
 4 Shout Outs! [?]
Would it be wrong to see Tim Curry as JARVIS?
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:55 PM on Wed Jan 23 2013
@Mr.Fennoy93 Tim Curry is NEVER a wrong choice.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 11:56 PM on Wed Jan 23 2013
@Mr.Fennoy93 Plus, I honestly think that's a great idea. His accent would work quite well for the established "British AI program".
Mr.Fennoy93
said at 12:00 AM on Thu Jan 24 2013
@TylerMirage It should be known, that would be Smashing.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:14 PM on Sun Jan 27 2013
@Mr.Fennoy93 That's actually who I normally imagine hearing JARVIS' voice sounding like


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