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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Boba Fett with sound clips and images.


Created by Cypo on Thu Nov 4 2010, 31 Comments, Add Comment
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Boba FettJason Wingreen
Jason Wingreen
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Boba FettTemuera Morrison
Temuera Morrison
The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
Boba FettDon Francks
Don Francks
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Boba FettDaniel Logan
Daniel Logan
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (2003)
Boba FettTom Kane
Tom Kane
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (2010)
Boba FettDee Bradley Baker
Dee Bradley Baker

EDITOR'S OPINION

At long last, the galaxy's greatest bounty hunter has been added to the Voice Compare.  Boba Fett has been a fan favourite since his first appearance in The Empire Strikes Back, and continues to be one of the most prominent characters in the Star Wars universe.


While not the first voice of Boba, Jason Wingreen has been the most familiar voice for him in the past 30 years.  While having little to say in Empire, he made each line memorable.

Naturally with re-releases and attempts to "bridge" the two trilogies together, Jason was replaced in 2004 with Temuera Morrison, best known for playing Boba's father, Jango Fett in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.  At this point it was revealed Boba was a clone of Jango, so it makes sense that Boba would share the same voice.  To Temuera's credit, it's not a bad take, but in terms of delivery, it kinda pales in comparison to Jason Wingreen.

Don Francks, best known for Sabretooth in the 90s X-Men: The Animated Series, Don provided the voice of Boba Fett in his first appearance, the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special.  Don would eventually reprise his role twice in the Droids cartoon series.  I'm not really sure what to say about it, as it's not bad, but nor is it a favourite of mine.

Tom Kane would get his chance at voicing the character in Jedi Academy: Jedi Knight.  While Tom Kane has shown to have a wide selection of excellent performances, this one I honestly have to say doesn't really stick with me.  It's nothing horrible, but to me, it just doesn't have the same "presence" as the others.

Daniel Logan, who played a young Boba in Attack of the Clones would reprise his role in the 2008 Clone Wars series.  I feel he's got an unfair disadvantage compared to the other choices on here, solely for the fact he's the "young" Boba and not the hardened Bounty Hunter we've come to love.

And finally we have Dee Bradley Baker from The Force Unleashed II (and the Sith expansion of Force Unleashed I).  Already standing in for Temuera Morrison as the voice of the clones in The Clone Wars, it makes sense he would get the chance to voice Boba as well.

Overall, I'd have to say my 3 personal favourites have to be Jason Wingreen, Temuera Morrison and Dee Bradley Baker.


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PsychicVoiceSpy
said at 12:26 PM on Sun Jun 15 2014
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I watched an extended clip of the holiday special on YouTube, and you know what? I actually think Don Francks is the most fitting and bad-*** voice for the character. He's a lot like Jason Wingreen, but his voice is deeper and he manages to be more expressive while still sounding like an experienced, enigmatic, hard-edged bad-*** bounty hunter who just doesn't give a crap and will ruin your day in no time flat if you piss him off. When I hear his Boba Fett speak, I genuinely feel a little intimidated. Jason Wingreen is still very good, but good grief Don Francks just sounds awesome! I sort of wish George Lucas would have gotten him to reprise the role for the The Empire Strikes Back, though I don't mean that as any disrespect to Wingreen.

As for Temuera Morrison, I think he sounds way too casual and phoned in. He doesn't have the appropriate defiant, "Screw you, I don't give a crap." sound that Boba needs. As far as Morrison impressions go, Dee Bradley Baker is almost the exact same thing except with a more effective deeper, raspier voice, and his acting has much more life in it. However, I like Tom Kane a little better because he still sounds a bit more threatening and has more attitude, plus the voice itself is like a middle ground between Morrison and Wingreen, which is pretty interesting.

1. Don Francks
2. Jason Wingreen
3. Tom Kane
4. Dee Bradley Baker
5. Temuera Morrison
6. Daniel Logan

I might come back later and switch out Tom Kane and Dee Baker once I hear more of Dee's performance. At this point I really haven't heard enough to tell how threatening he can be in the role.
MaskedMarvel89
said at 1:08 PM on Wed Jan 29 2014
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Jason Wingreen wins this for me. He sounds a little too old, but he got the personality of an evil, gruff, seasoned Bounty Hunter who hates following the rules down perfectly, whereas Temuera Morrison just sounds like an average minion taking orders from their boss without question, like any regular Clone Trooper. Second place for me goes to Dee Bradley Baker. His voice sounds just like Morrison, but he sounds a lot gruffer and more evil than Morrison did. I hope Dee gets more to do next time he gets the role (which is inevitable).
DreamMaster08X (Probationary Moderator)
said at 9:59 AM on Fri Jan 17 2014
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Wingreen or Morrison?

Honestly? I like Dee Bradley's take slightly more than there's.
Silence
said at 9:32 PM on Wed Dec 25 2013
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I actually like Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett. Now, I like Jason Wingreen's just as much, but since Boba is in essence a clone of Jango Fett, Temuera's voice coming out of Boba makes more sense. I also liked Dee Bradley Baker, he plays the part very well and showcases his vocal range well by sounding exactly like Temuera.
chaosincarnate
said at 12:22 PM on Sat Oct 12 2013
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Jason Wingreen> Temuera Morrison any day. Jason's raspy, mysterious take is much more threatening and memorable than Temuera's bland and static portrayal. I understand Lucas wanted a clear sense of continuity between the prequels and originals, but Temuera sounds incredibly phoned in.

Don is pretty good he's got the mysterious stranger part down well, but not much else. Daniel is nowhere near the badass bouty hunter, which I can cut a bit of slack as he's voicing the kid version. Tom Kane is nothing special, it's a passable impersonation of Wingreen. Dee does a damn fine job, he's using Temuera's voice and making it sound more threatening.

Jason Wingreen is my favorite, with Dee Bradley Baker in second, and Don Francks at third.
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 11:08 AM on Mon Oct 7 2013
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Jason Wingreen FTW. Tom Kane comes in second, doing a good imitation. Don Francks was okay, but deeper than what I'm used to. I never liked Boba having Jango's voice, so I'm not fond of that or Dee Bradley Baker's imitation. Daniel Logan...bleah!
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 8:57 PM on Wed Oct 2 2013
Hehe, Jason and Temuera are tied for first place :-D
Finister2
said at 2:27 AM on Thu Sep 26 2013
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I wonder if Diedrich Bader would make a good Boba Fett?
Ross123
said at 1:17 PM on Sat Sep 28 2013
@Finister2 Diedrich would be good at the voice I'm sure as I've heard a lot of his voice roles.
Ross123
said at 12:15 PM on Sun Sep 22 2013
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Temuera has 2 be the the voice 4 me.

Dee did ok though while Don & Tom don't even compare 2 the rest.

Daniel doesn't really count as he's the young version but he is really good which makes him 2nd choice.

Jason earns my respect 4 being the original and it's not easy being the 1st person 2 voice a character.
Metabad
said at 12:30 AM on Mon Feb 17 2014
@Ross123 Hate to be "that guy", but technically Don Francks is the first Boba Fett, Wingreen was only the first one in the main series.

Unless that's what you meant, in which case, carry on.
Ross123
said at 10:48 AM on Tue Feb 18 2014
@Metabad Didn't pay attention to the dates when I posted this. I never really watched any of the classic Star Wars cartoons. I've only seen the films, The Clone Wars film & tv show, some Clone Wars episodes and some of the video games.

Thanks for pointing it out to me. However, some of the original VAs don't get my respect. I guess it just depends on how hard they try.
Tyler Reznik
said at 6:14 PM on Fri Sep 20 2013
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I like what the New Zealand accent adds to Boba. As far as replacing Jason Wingreen, well, that was kinda inevitable once Temuera Morrison was cast as Jango Fett. A clone of Jango would naturally sound like him, and Boba probably would try to emulate his father.
PacoSlimee
said at 9:30 PM on Fri Jul 12 2013
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Oddly enough I like Dee Bradley Baker the best. It sounds to me like the best qualities of the other actors rolled together.
PsychicVoiceSpy
said at 10:38 AM on Tue Jul 9 2013
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I like Jason Wingreen the best. I can see why some prefer Temuera, but to be honest, I don't think he sounds quite expressive enough. Jason does elongate a few words a little awkwardly, but I still prefer it. I am a also a bit of a purest when it comes to the original trilogy and George Lucas' changes don't sit well with me.
VctrBnsn
said at 3:07 PM on Wed Apr 10 2013
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I like Temuera and Dee. I'm a sucker for that Clone trooper voice.
GerPer92
said at 4:07 AM on Mon Apr 1 2013
Daniel Logan shouldn't be here imO.
Kid Version can't be compared with Adult Version.
coolgeek176
said at 3:04 PM on Thu Feb 7 2013
I'm going with Jason Wingreen. The others are fine too.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 9:14 AM on Thu Feb 7 2013
Daniel Logan, 'cause he portrayed the only competent version of Boba Fett.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 12:29 PM on Mon Dec 31 2012
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I despise the changes George Lucas keeps making to Star Wars, but I honestly think Temuera Morrison was the better Boba Fett. Jason Wingreen is good but he elongates some of his words and it sounds weird.
TheTrueYuma
said at 12:53 AM on Mon Dec 31 2012
My vote is for Breckin Meyer.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 7:58 AM on Tue Jul 17 2012
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# 1 - Temuera Morrison.
# 2 - Dee Bradley Baker.
# 3 - Tom Kane.
# 4 - Jason Wingreen.
Porchops
said at 11:41 PM on Tue May 15 2012
Jason Wingreen for sure. Everyone else is mediocre compared to him.
Sokka2Me
said at 9:27 PM on Mon Apr 2 2012
I'm for Daniel
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 4:46 AM on Mon Nov 14 2011
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I've never been a fan of Boba's original voice TBH. Temuera Morrison's my favorite, with Dee Baker at second. Daniel Logan's also good for his version of Boba.
pete
said at 1:23 AM on Sun Jul 8 2012
@TheVengeanceKnight Honestly Wingreen he's sounds like an older raspier Morrison but Morrison is better anyway.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 9:38 AM on Sun Jul 8 2012
@pete You don't say. =P
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 4:24 PM on Mon Mar 28 2011
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Jason Wingreen was the best. Temuera Morrison was good as Jango but Lucas screwed up by making him record over Jason's voice. It just wasn't as cool.
driuco (Guest)
said at 5:37 PM on Sun Nov 7 2010
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Temuera Morrison is the law, get with it or GTFO!
ryano2099
said at 9:27 PM on Thu Nov 4 2010
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Gatta go with Jason Wingreen. He makes Boba sound mysterious and a scumbag at the same time.

A close second would go to Dee Bradley Baker who is obviously trying to imitate Morrison but does the performence better IMO.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 7:20 PM on Thu Nov 4 2010
Gotta go with Wingreen on this one although I think both Kane and Bradley (trying to imitate Morrison of course) did a decent job as well


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