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Spyro the Dragon

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

Created by CatsTuxedo on May 15 2010
Spyro the Dragon (1998)
Spyro the DragonCarlos Alazraqui
Carlos Alazraqui
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (1999)
Spyro the DragonTom Kenny
Tom Kenny
Spyro: A Hero's Tail (2004)
Spyro the DragonJess Harnell
Jess Harnell
The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning (2006)
Spyro the DragonElijah Wood
Elijah Wood
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (2011)
Spyro the DragonJosh Keaton
Josh Keaton
Skylanders Academy (2016)
Spyro the DragonJustin Long
Justin Long
Skylanders: Imaginators (2016)
Spyro the DragonMatthew Mercer
Matthew Mercer


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said at 7:15 PM on Fri Apr 6 2018
 1 Shout Out!
1. Tom Kenny
2. Elijah Wood
3. Carlos Alazrapul
4. Matthew Mercer
5. Josh Keaton
6. Jess Harnell
7. Justin Long
said at 9:56 PM on Thu Apr 5 2018
 1 Shout Out!
1. Tom Kenny
2. Elijah Wood
3. Justin Long
said at 12:15 PM on Thu Apr 5 2018
 4 Shout Outs!
1. Kenny
2. Wood
3. Alazraqui
4. Mercer
5. Keaton
6. Harnell
7. Long
said at 9:22 AM on Thu Apr 5 2018
 6 Shout Outs!
Knowing that Tom Kenny is coming back as Spyro in the Trilogy, I have never been so delighted to get a Spyro game in ages!
said at 11:38 AM on Thu Apr 5 2018
@TrueMyriad Do you have any proof? Just curious
Shaun Ince
said at 7:27 PM on Fri Apr 6 2018
@Sant_Squared IGN did an interview with the developers of the new Spyro game. They confirmed that Tom Kenny was reprising Spyro again
said at 6:44 PM on Mon Apr 2 2018
 2 Shout Outs!
Tom Kenny and Matthew Mercer are arguably the best voices in my opinion, just for the amount of range they showed and how well they fit the character.
said at 2:42 AM on Fri Mar 23 2018
 2 Shout Outs!
Grew up with Tom Kenny's version and that's the one I like the most since he really nailed his personality and was really energetic sounding in the role. Even in the disaster that was Enter the Dragonfly he still pulled it off really well.

Matthew Mercer's surprisingly good in the role managing to get the energy down though he does at times sound like a younger Chrom.

Elijah Wood does a great job making the role his own but can sound rather dull at times (though that's probably the fault of the material).

Haven't seen too much of Justin Long's take but he's fine if rather generic.

Carlos Alazraqui was the original voice and I somewhat enjoy his take though it can sound rather stuffy.

Jess Harnell is miscast and sounds very strained in the role and Josh Keaton though a nice casting choice is super generic at best and rather dull at worst.
Borax Joe
said at 5:43 AM on Sun Dec 24 2017
Carlos sounds like an older Lazlo, and Tom sounds just like Raimundo.
Borax Joe
said at 5:22 AM on Sun Dec 24 2017
Justin sounds like Adam DeVine, especially in Season 2.
said at 7:34 PM on Sun Oct 29 2017
1. Tom Kenny
2. Josh Keaton
said at 4:07 AM on Mon Jul 31 2017
Honestly, this was pretty tough as there are a lot of Spyro Voices. To this day though, I still like Tom Kenny as Spyro. No one can top him.

Tom just has the right pitch, the right tone, and the perfect energy for Spyro. He's just Spyro. Nothing more to it.

Carlos, I still to this day just did not think his voice fit. However, I do give him additional props for being the first voice of Spyro. He gets my props on that, but that's about all he gets.

Jess, NOPE. Sorry, I really just do not like this Voice for Spyro. It's got Carlos's voice but only lower- It really doesn't fit the character design.

Elijah, Josh, and Matthew are kinda a good second place here. They have the tone and energy down. They don't sound too old, but they don't sound too young either. I kinda prefer Matthew a lot more over them because he has elements of the old game and is trying to bring in something new. I really respect that.

And Justin- I just think is too meh. Not good, but not terrible either. In order I suppose;

1. Tom Kenny
2. Matthew Mercer
3. Elijah Wood
4. Josh Keaton
5. Justin Long
6. Carlos Alazraqui
7. Jess Harnell
said at 4:10 AM on Mon Jul 3 2017
 2 Shout Outs!
Excluding the Skylanders voices, here's my opinion on the voices for the purple dragon:

4. Elijah Wood - I put him low on the list not because his character is different but because his acting was so wooden, though I think that's partially because the dialogue wasn't well written. Even when he was being emotional it came off as forced. He did get better but overall not my favourite.

3. Jess Harnell - A pretty decent voice. I mean, I actually think Jess had more energy than Tom did but now it sounds a bit too much like his other roles. Plus it sounds too childish in certain areas. Still Jess was a good choice for A Hero's Tail.

2. Tom Kenny - Yeah, I'm not picking Tom as number 1. But seriously, whilst I grew up with Tom and I do love his acting I feel he could've polished the voice in some parts, particularly in the attitude and energy. Plus, I felt his best role was in Spyro 2. He did good in Spyro 3 but it got a little wooden on occasion. And just felt poor in Enter the Dragonfly. Still Tom indeed give the character a fitting tone and he worked well with what he had. He's a classic, just not my favourite.

1. Carlos Alazraqui - This voice has really grown on me! Carlos I felt captured the right tone, energy and attitude for the character. He sounds tough whilst still sounding cute and charming. I also felt his lines were more memorable than Tom's. Too bad he only voiced Spyro for one game.
said at 7:02 AM on Sun Jun 25 2017
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For some reason I don't recall seeing an update to include Matthew Mercer

Anyway I do think Tom Kenny is the best I thought it was the most natural without being too cartoonish and over the top

Elijah is good too although sometimes he slips into an accent when most of the time he doesn't have it, it's a bit jarring as otherwise I might have voted for him

Matthew Mercer was actually really good honestly

Josh I think had a good voice, just that it seems like he is asked to be all edgy

Justin was alright if a bit generic

Carlos... err... there was a few point I thought was funny especially with the Parappa the Rapper reference but overall I'd say is so bad it's good especially in the 100% ending like this clip

Jess is Carlos take except I can't even say it's so bad it's good
Shaun Ince
said at 5:27 PM on Thu Jun 22 2017
 1 Shout Out!
They're really pushing Spyro on Skylanders aren't they. Justin is alright.
said at 3:52 AM on Tue Oct 18 2016
 3 Shout Outs!
Been a while since I played this series but I think my vote is for Tom Kenny here. He did a very awesome job it would seem!
said at 9:26 PM on Sat Oct 15 2016
My thoughts (In Order from 1st place to last):
Tom Kenny: Now THIS is the Spyro I grew up with. I'm not a huge fan of Tom, but it's roles like Spyro that I like from him. Energetic, serious, and fit the voice for the role.

Eligah Wood: I think Elijah is a good VA for Spyro, once again, he's also energetic, serious, and fits for the role.

Matthew Mercer: There's something just off about Matthews take on Spyro. He's not bad though, he honestly sounds like a young Chrom.

Josh Keaton: Ugh... I don't like Josh's take. I honestly thought he sounded like Steve Blum JUST a little. He's not very energetic from this role, and, honestly (this is judging from the voice clip, I never played Skylanders before) it sounds like the sound directors and cast wanted him to sound hip and cool for this generation, and it's very irritating.

Carlos Alazraqui: Just ew... Sometimes Carlos sounds at least good and serious for his take, but most of the time he sounds so irritating, and he sounds like an annoying little kid that you just want to choke.

Jess Harnell: I'm sorry, but when I played A Hero's Tail and heard Spyro, I was very annoyed with how he sounds. Jess is not good as Spyro and honestly I think he is a miscast.
said at 7:30 PM on Sat Oct 15 2016
 1 Shout Out!
I like Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui, and Elijah Wood the most of the group, they give Spyro a more down to Earth and sincere tone in their delivery. Carlos is a little nasally at times, though, and Elijah can sounds a bit dull, so I go with Tom Kenny here, as he's able to nail the personality of the character without making Spyro come off as dull at the same time.

Josh Keaton's too forced as well as somewhat condescending here, Jess Harnell sounds very strained, and Matthew Mercer is tolerable, but his performance here doesn't stand out in any notable way here.
said at 2:55 PM on Sat Oct 15 2016
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I'd say Matthew Mercer is fine with what he's got. For what it's worth, his take is sorta borderline between the young sounding tone as Elija and Josh, and the more naturally experienced adult tone with Tom and Carlos.

Though Matt does seem to teeter more to Keaton and Wood, which I don't personally mind since Matt can indeed do younger sounding voices; so he's practically as versatile as Erica Bauza to an extent; of course not as sound-a-likes, but equally varying range with the work they got.
said at 3:17 PM on Sat Oct 15 2016
@Troodon2 Matt is theoretically the most versatile guy here, seeing as he's got the biggest voice. But he kinda sounds like he's forcing his voice higher at times. As NCZ said, he's not a miscast but he's definitely more suited to the more baritone characters.

Although I can imagine him doing this better in a different voice. He naturally sounds pretty young, & I think he could do a better Spyro at some point. Although personally I see him more suited to Hunter, or even Moneybags.
said at 12:58 PM on Sat Oct 15 2016
 1 Shout Out!
To anyone who thought Mercer was being typecast: here's the Tom Kenny to Keaton's Carlos Alazraqui.
said at 11:01 AM on Sat Jul 16 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Let's just say I'm not a fan of the Legend or Skylanders series, but even though only voiced once, I feel like Alazraqui nailed Spyro's voice perfectly. A mixture of both young and cool sounding.
said at 12:49 PM on Sun Jul 3 2016
 3 Shout Outs!
I feel like Josh Keaton's Spyro would be much better if he just used his natural voice.
said at 4:28 PM on Sun Jun 12 2016
Elijah is the only one that doesn't sound grating to me, though none of them really sound that good.
said at 1:54 PM on Sun May 29 2016
1. Tom Kenny
2. Carlos Alazraqui
3. Elijah Wood
4. Josh Keaton
5. Jess Harnell
said at 12:54 PM on Wed May 18 2016
1. Tom Kenny: Kenny had the most energy and sarcasm when it was needed, and his voice just embodies the character.
2. Elijah Wood: Wood doesn't sound exactly like Kenny but he does a good job making this role his own.
3. Carlos Alazraqui: Alazraqui created the voice but at times he sounds a bit too stuffy for my tastes.
4. Josh Keaton: Keaton gives Spyro that needed edge but the fact that Spyro doesn't speak in Japanese brings him down a peg.
5. Jess Harnell: Harnell's Spyro voice sounds really bad and as some have put it it does sound like Jorge from "Clifford's Puppy Days".
said at 7:18 PM on Sat Apr 9 2016
1. Tom Kenny
2. Frodo Baggins
3. Josh Keaton
4. Carlos Alazraqui
5. Jess Harnell
said at 4:30 PM on Sat Apr 9 2016
 3 Shout Outs!
Of the Spyro games series, I've always played the original probably the most as a kid so naturally my favourite voice here is Carlos Alazraqui. He just brings this great amount of energy and youthfulness to the role and his voice just feels the most distinctive in the role.

Tom Kenny is a great close second, not sure why they recast Carlos with Tom but it's funny how it ended up becoming another Rocko's Modern Life VA. He brings a lot of energy to the role too and is endearing too.

Jess Harnell is a bit too grating with his take, like it's a Spyro ish type of voice but there's something about it I don't care for and can't quite place why.

Elijah Wood's voice is kind of bland but the acting is fine.

Josh Keaton, I usually love your work but this just sounds generic, I blame this more on the material like maybe if he got to put more energy and acted more like Spyro instead of just being used to market Skylander, I'd legit probably put him above Jess and Elijah. He has potential that I'll say but right now he's the weakest.

Ultimately I'm giving my vote to Carlos Alazraqui, I'd love it if they got him to reprise the role one day.

BONUS: I could see someone like Brad Swaile or Andrew Francis being great as Spyro.
said at 7:05 AM on Sun Jun 25 2017
@Autovolt PErsonally I'd say Jess take is like a cross with Carlos take with Bugs Bunny and Rob's Bubsy the Bobcat...
said at 7:00 PM on Sat Feb 13 2016
As far as the pure voice and attitude, Tom and Elijah are both phenomenal as Spyro, but due to the nature of their respective games' stories Elijah gets to work with a wide range of different emotions and scenarios, and he nails them all. Because of that, I have to give my vote to him.
said at 3:55 PM on Fri Apr 3 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Tom and Elijah are both my favorites. They both pull off an excellent and memorable performance for Spyro, and I honestly can't pick between them. Carlos is pretty good, I like Jess' voice for Spyro, and I feel that Josh has the potential to be quite good as Spyro.
said at 8:07 PM on Sat Jan 17 2015
 5 Shout Outs!
Oh hey, it's Rocko and Heffer.
said at 1:22 PM on Thu Sep 25 2014
1. Kenny
2. Keaton
3. Wood
4. Harnell
5. Alazraqui
Element Riser
said at 3:49 PM on Thu Aug 7 2014
 2 Shout Outs!
#1: Carlos Alazraqui - Perfect voice for a young, cocky dragon.
#2: Tom Kenny - An evolution of Carlos Alazraqui's Spyro, sounding older and more natural, that said, I still prefer Carlos Alazraqui.
#3: Elijah Wood - He's alright.
#4: Jess Harnell - Not too bad, but is a bit too deep, and also comes off as "trying too hard" -- in other words, uncool.
#5: Josh Keaton - The worst of the bunch. The same thing as Jess Harnell applies to him. Of course, the lame one-liners don't help, either ("Don't dare the dragon!", "Can't handle the horns!", and "Mess with the dragon, get the horns!" just to name a few).
Kat Navi
said at 12:59 AM on Sat Jun 21 2014
I grew up with the first trilogy and the following two games; I'd have to say my favourite out of them is Tom Kenny. However, I have also grown on the TLoS series; especially the voice acting, so Elijah wood is a favourite to; however, Keaton and Harnell's really didn't suit Spyro (I can tell why some people hate these games, the voice acting, to me at least, is terrible!), and Alazraqui's voice really grated me playing the first game. Overall, my favourites are a tie with Tom Kenny and Elijah Wood.
said at 4:00 PM on Mon May 5 2014
 1 Shout Out!
Since I'm a huge fan of Spyro the Dragon. My vote goes to Tom Kenny, because he makes the perfect voice for Spyro. He makes him sound young, relaxed and really awesome and cool. They should have kept Tom Kenny as the main voice for Spyro.
said at 5:18 AM on Sun Apr 27 2014
 3 Shout Outs!
Tom Kenny: DESTROYS the competition. Easily the most fitting voice, calm and relatable while also exuding confidence and strength without being obnoxious about it. And that's not even counting in the unbelievable nostalgia his voice gives me!

Carlos Alazraqui: For the first game his voice is actually quite fitting, Spyro's cockiness is emblemised much more here and he sounds much younger. His voice hasn't grown on me anywhere near as well as Kenny's though.

Elijah Wood: While I love Mr. Baggins generally, good god does Wood sound wooden as Spyno. The performance is fine but the voice is just so... bland, like I don't feel anything from Wood's performance. His "NOO!" is also nowhere near as good as Frodo's. ;)

Jess Harnell:
... What the hell happened to my Spyro and why does he sound mentally handicapped?!

Josh Keaton:
I honestly feel sorry for Josh, mad respect to the guy, but this just has to be one of the worst performances in his career. I get that Skylanders Spyro is pretty much another character altogether, but he sounds terrible, nasally and nothing like the reliable protagonist that he should be. Quite the downgrade from Destroyman and Spidey, wouldn't you say?
Spider RedNight
said at 9:49 AM on Wed Feb 19 2014
 7 Shout Outs!
I wish they didn't just tack on Spyro's name to the Skylander's franchise...

But seriously though, I voted for Tom. The Spyro I grew up with and though Elijah's isn't bad, I just like the older games more than the way-too-serious- trilogy... and they should've kept David Spade for Sparx through all three of them
said at 1:46 PM on Wed Feb 19 2014
@Spider RedNight Agreed on all accounts.... except I think they should've never had Spade at ALL.

I don't know, I felt that was just a serious miscast, even if there was a new personality to the character.
said at 4:01 PM on Mon Feb 3 2014
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said at 4:01 PM on Sat Dec 28 2013
I can't see why Josh Keaton is underrated. He did improve in Skylanders giants. I do think that Tom Kenny was a good role, but I grew up with skylanders & LOVE THE SERIES. I'm voting for Josh.
Spider RedNight
said at 9:36 PM on Fri Feb 27 2015

you grew up with Skylanders? How old are you, eight? xD Skylanders was only released in 2011.

Also, I think he's underrated because it's not Spyro's game. They just put Spyro in the title to get more sales... originally, anyway
said at 8:18 PM on Wed Dec 11 2013
 1 Shout Out!
1 Tom Kenny
2 Elijah Wood
3 Josh Keaton
4 Jess Harnell
5 Carlos Alazraqui
said at 4:36 PM on Tue Oct 15 2013
Jess's Spyro is cute and funny, Tom's Spyro really doesn't work for me. He's too serious.
I vote Jess.
said at 6:00 AM on Fri Aug 16 2013
My personal opinion lies in two actors. Tom Kenny was the best voice of Spyro from the original games and Elijah Wood was the best to play this role in the Legend of Spyro series. I never played Skylanders, so I don't have any personal opinions for it.
said at 11:49 PM on Sun Jul 28 2013
I like Tom Kenny quite a bit, after all, he was the one I grew up with. But when I look at this character and imagine what they were going for with him, a miniature, tough dragon with attitude; I think Josh Keaton nails it.

I'm voting for Josh Keaton.
said at 6:57 PM on Wed Jul 17 2013
Tom Kenny, Elijah Wood, Carlos Alazraqui, and Josh Keaton were all awesome, Jess Harnell was great, but needed some work.
said at 4:06 PM on Wed Jul 17 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Tom Kenny is the best. Apart from SpongeBob, this is his best role.

Elijah was brilliant while Josh was tough & cool.

Carlos & Jess are awful though Carlos gets my respect for being the 1st voice of Spyro.
said at 4:40 AM on Tue Jul 1 2014
@Ross123 Same with me but I don't really know who is worse Carlos or Jess both are way too high pitched I like the lower ones of the other three
said at 10:09 AM on Tue Jul 1 2014
@HienFan I'd probably pick Jess, mainly because Carlos was the 1st Voice for Spyro. And a character is speaking for the 1st time, most people don't know what they want them to sound like until later.

Another thing, Not many people liked Carlos so why Jess tried to imitate him was not particularly wise.
said at 4:14 AM on Wed Jul 2 2014
@Ross123 Listening to both of them Carlos is more hoarse, Jess is more nasal.

I rather listen to a hoarse voice than a nasal one
said at 8:08 AM on Wed Jul 2 2014
@HienFan Yeah same here. I listened to the clips again to see for myself because I forgot what they sounded like.

And that's when you know something is bad as you'd rather forget about it.
said at 9:29 PM on Fri Jan 16 2015
@Ross123 Actually looking at overall opinion I'm pretty sure Carlos has some popularity(now Jess however...) I guess we are on the minority who finds both annoying
said at 2:01 PM on Sat Jan 17 2015
@HienFan Meh, I seem to be a minority in a lot of things to the point where I really don't care. Cause at the end of the day, my opinion's not going to change unless I really feel I'm missing something.

Also, I said I respected Carlos for being Spyro's 1st voice. So I don't completely dislike him as the voice of Spyro.
said at 1:15 AM on Sun Jan 18 2015
@Ross123 So bad it's hilarious is my best word, can't stop laughing at how silly it is
said at 4:03 PM on Wed Jul 17 2013
Tom Kenny for me. Apart from SpongeBob, this is his best role.

Elijah was brilliant while Josh was all tough & cool.

Carlos & Jess are awful though Carlos gets my respect for being the 1st voice of Spyro.
said at 1:15 PM on Mon Jul 15 2013
 1 Shout Out!
1. Tom Kenny
2. Carlos Alazraqui
3. Jess Harnell
4. Elijah Wood
5. Josh Keaton

Wait, that's the order they're placed on the site
said at 11:10 AM on Thu Jun 6 2013
CA: Great voice for young boy
TK: Sounds younger and better for younger boy
JH: Little deep and wacky for Spyro
EW: Great for teen and great replacement
JK: Same as Jess
I vote for Tom.
solidejake (Moderator)
said at 3:05 AM on Sun Mar 24 2013
 1 Shout Out!
I'd say Tom Kenny in first, Carlos in second, and everyone else tied in last!
said at 11:40 PM on Sun Mar 10 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
Its amazing how different each voice is to each other, this guy can't have a consistent potrayal. To me, Carlos and Jess were a bit grating, with Tom being the most listenable of the group. Elijah's performance couldn't be any more different from the rest. He game a sincere effort, but he just came of as bland. When I heard Josh was the current VA, I thought he would emulate Elijah by using his normal voice. But no, he gave a completely original performance. Its a voice I never heard from him, so I guess I'll go with Josh.
said at 9:43 PM on Sun Dec 30 2012
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Tom Kenny's Spyro is a camp portrayal and can never be replicated which is why he is the most memorable
said at 3:19 PM on Sun Dec 16 2012
Eh, Jess kinda sounds Wakko-y here.
said at 10:43 PM on Wed Sep 19 2012
Tom Kenny's voice is the one I love most. I haven't had the chance to play Spyro three though, but out of the first two games I played, I prefer Spyro's voice from the second one in the series
said at 4:53 PM on Thu Sep 13 2012
 1 Shout Out!
Spyro, the little purple dragon from a (once) great series:

Carlos Alaraqui - The first voice, so they surprisingly nailed it. He sounds young and gives Spyro the personality we know him for.

Tom Kenny - Carlos created Spyro's voice and character, but Tom perfected it. He just fits into the role so perfectly.

Jess Harnell - I think it's good that he sounds a bit older, because Spyro is now older himself. Although it sometimes felt a bit, well, off, for lack of a better word, I enjoyed his performance.

Elijah Wood - He took Spyro in a different direction, leaving out the higher pitch but kept the same young and brash personality. For a game that has some pretty mixed results when it comes to voice acting, Wood was a bit more well cast than some others.

Josh Keaton - Not a bad stand-in for Wood, but I just don't feel that he put 100 per cent into his performance.

So that's Spyro. Kenny is the clear winner, followed by Carlos, Jess, Wood and Josh Keaton last.
said at 5:31 PM on Fri Jul 6 2012
 1 Shout Out!
1. Tom Kenny - Fantastic, it suits Spyro.
2. Carlos Alazraqui - Good, it sounds like Spyro's just been born.
3. Jess Harnell - His voice is a bit too rough for Spyro, but in some ways, it does suit him.
4. Elijah Wood - Expressionless, so I think it's really terrible, and I also just think of Frodo, so he should just stay in TLotRs.
5. Josh Keaton - One word, amateur.
said at 8:49 PM on Sat Jun 30 2012
 1 Shout Out!
Tom Kenny is best, in my opinion
said at 12:28 PM on Thu Jun 28 2012
 1 Shout Out!
1. Tom Kenny - Is a great fit for the character
2. Carlos Alazraqui - Very similar to Kenny, but a little forced
3. Josh Keaton - Very unique sounding, and very youthful
4. Jess Harnell - A little cartoonish, but it got the job done
5. Elijah Wood - The opposite of Harnell's. His Spyro is decent, but he sounded too much like a teenage boy instead of a dragon. He was generic, and not as interesting to listen to.
said at 11:03 PM on Mon Jul 2 2012
@PurpleWarrior13 Also Harnell would add grunts for when Spyro jumped and screams for when he would get hurt or fall off the map
said at 6:46 AM on Sun Jun 24 2012
Now that Josh has been added, I'll put them in this order:

1. Tom Kenny. It was close, but Tom was the best: he has a great range and really brought out Spyro's funny and youthful side, and gave a solid performance as Spyro.

2. Elijah Wood. A close second: he brought passion and heart to Spyro which really brought out the hero that he is.

3. Josh Keaton. He gives an interesting take on Spyro. Yess his voice sounds a little odd but he brings out Spyro's cocky side well.

4. Carlos Alazarqui. Not bad considering he's the original. Acting could have been better though.

5. Jess Harnell. Acting isn't bad but his voice is a little grating to listen to. I really enjoyed A hero's tail but unfortunately Jess's Spyro is the weakest out of all in my opinion.
said at 6:34 PM on Sun Jun 24 2012
@Torak Exactly everyone saying Kenny is too generic hasn't heard all of his Spyro performance
said at 6:31 PM on Sat Jun 23 2012
1. Elijah Wood
2. Tom Kenny
3. Jess Harnell
4. Josh Keaton
5. Carlos Alazarqui
said at 2:07 AM on Sat Jun 23 2012
If I had to rank them:
1. Tom Kenny - The most enjoyable and hilarious voice for Spyro
2. Elijah Wood - An abysmal copy of Tom Kenny
3. Josh Keaton - Interesting take on Spyro
4. Carlos Alazraqui - He's good for a young Spyro
5. Jess Harnell - No vocal range it sounds too much like Jorge from Clifford's Puppy Days
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:48 PM on Fri Jun 22 2012
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Wow Josh showed some range, doens't sound like his normal voice.
said at 8:19 PM on Mon May 21 2012
kenny ftw.. i dont like wood, and carlos did a ok job, but he would later use a similair voice for lazlo.. and idk about harnell
Spider RedNight
said at 2:31 AM on Tue Mar 13 2012
Tom Kenny did a good job by making Spyro sound young, headstrong, and friendly simultaneously. He played a good kid that we all wanted to have fun with as we played the game(s).

Elijah, however, played a good young dragon who quickly had to handle responsibility and maturity before his time. He played a calmer Spyro and one who could handle more stress, whereas Kenny made for a good, sarcastic, lighthearted protagonist who would let anything roll off his back.

Therefore, Kenny gets my vote but Wood gets an honourable mention as well as second place.
said at 8:07 PM on Thu Mar 8 2012
tom kenny sounds generic, obviously
said at 9:20 PM on Sat Jun 23 2012
@ShupaRoeh definitely not he's the most enjoyable and hilarious Spyro voice
said at 12:06 AM on Sun Feb 12 2012
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Elijah - very close second
said at 10:47 PM on Mon Jan 16 2012
I'm gonna say....Tom Kenny. It's full of personality and it's...well...Spyro.

Elijah Wood sounds...kinda generic. He didn't do a bad job, it's just...generic. But, he definitely takes 2nd place for me.
said at 1:49 PM on Sun Mar 25 2012
@ConfusedPhantom Yeah Tom Kenny is very fitting for the role

I did hear somewhere Josh Keaton will voice Spyro I wonder what that will sound like
said at 4:20 PM on Fri Jun 22 2012
@MatthewC17 Annnnnd they posted a sample. He gives him that edge.
said at 10:47 AM on Mon Jan 16 2012
Elijah Wood is the best. He knows how to make Spyro sound happy, angry, sad, or completely in love.
said at 6:11 AM on Fri Jan 13 2012
Tom Kenny sounds more Spyro-ish but Elijah Wood is the best of them, I'd say.
said at 7:05 AM on Sat Dec 6 2014
@BlankSlate Changed my mind. Tom Kenny wins this one.
said at 7:00 AM on Tue Dec 13 2011
1.Tom Kenny---very good voice and very funny.
2.Elijah Wood---sound appropriate, young, wide-eyed curious (BTW i see an odd connection with him and Soren the Barn Owl)
& i don't particularly care much about the other two.
said at 9:47 PM on Sat Sep 24 2011
They are all good, but I will have to say Carlos, not because his voice just sounds good, but because I think he impersonates Spyro the best, in character and simply in voice. ^^
said at 2:14 PM on Fri Jul 8 2011
Elijah Wood is the best replacement for Tom Kenny
said at 3:44 PM on Mon Jun 6 2011
 1 Shout Out!
No contest Tom Kenny wins he is the best actor for Spyro
said at 5:37 PM on Sun Feb 13 2011
Tom Kenny was the most fitting Spyro voice for me The voice connected with Spyro it definately suited him a lot the Sarcastic but smart and loyal dragon....Carlos potrayed a excellent young Spyro voice, Elijah Wood is okay a few people think of his voice Sexy and hot O.O but a tad deep and old I think he's okay though Jess Harnell was the worst voice for me Wow I stopped playing Spyro games a long time ago...The last game I played was Spyro Enter The DragonFly which most people say that was the last good game I never really played the other games I never noticed how much the series changed but is it still going or is it over I heard about a movie but then it got cancelled Spyro is really in trouble here huh...
said at 3:45 PM on Mon Jun 6 2011
@Truesonic I agree with you Tom Kenny fits Spyro really well
said at 6:39 PM on Sat May 15 2010
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said at 1:51 PM on Sat May 15 2010
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All great but I'm going with Elijah Wood
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