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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Northstar with sound clips and images.
Franchise: X-Men

Northstar is one of the various characters of the X Men franchise whom made his comic book debut in uncanny X-Men #120 in April of 1979. Northstar is a French-Canadian Mutant Superhero from Montreal Quebec whose real name is Jean-Paul Beaubier, while Northstar has been involved with many teams over the years he was originally known as a member of Alpha Flight but is nowadays known as a member of the X-Men. Northstar frequently works with his twin sister Aurora A.K.A Jeanne Marie Beaubier in which Northstar's powers are super-speed and durability, flight and light manipulation. Northstar is also well known as one of the first openly gay characters in an American Comic book.  
Created by Pokejedservo on Oct 14 2011
Special thanks to Music Meister for additional sound clips.
X-Men (1992)
NorthstarRene Lemieux
Rene Lemieux
X-Men: Destiny (2011)
NorthstarYuri Lowenthal
Yuri Lowenthal
Marvel Heroes (2013)
NorthstarMichael Beattie
Michael Beattie


Today on the X Men VC section we have a little something for this French-Canadian Superhero... NORTHSTAR! We shall begin with the 90's X Men series in which Northstar made occasional appearances and was voiced by Rene Lemiuex. Rene's voice for the role felt very natural for the role as he does the accent right (though its no real surprise since Rene is also French Canadian) but still his voice for the role also sounds suitable youthful as well. While Northstar didn't get a lot of lines in the 90's X Men series Rene's performance for the role was pretty good as it does suit Northstar's persona pretty well and is a pretty good example of the voice work in this series.

Nearly 2 decades later Northstar appeared in the game X Men Destiny and was voiced by Yuri Lowenthal. Yuri's work on the role is a bit of a mixed bag because I admit that Yuri does lose some points with me for not bothering to do the French-Canadian accent for the role (which is slightly strange since he is normally good at dealing with accents heck he did a German accent for Nightcrawler in the game here). But other than that detail at least Yuri's performance for the role is pretty good though as it does have a heroic youthful feel to it which does suit the role rather well. So in other words Yuri Lowenthal's overall work as Northstar was not bad but I do feel that it could've been better. Overall neither one of them are bad for the role but I am going with Rene Lemieux a bit more because it was a bit more natural for the role here.



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said at 4:00 PM on Tue Apr 10 2018
1. Beattie
2. Lemieux
3. Lowenthal
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said at 10:17 AM on Sun Dec 3 2017
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1. Lemieux
2. Beattie
3. Lowenthal
said at 3:45 AM on Sun Dec 3 2017
VC thoughts update

Although he didn't get many lines, I really like Rene Lemieux the most. He has a great youthful attitude and I really like his accent a lot.

Michael Beattie sounds pretty similar to Rene. He really does have the energy down pat.

Yuri Lowenthal is okay, but not very memorable.
said at 7:54 PM on Fri Sep 13 2013
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I'm going with Yuri Lowenthal.
said at 5:34 PM on Fri Sep 13 2013
Yuri. Michael and Rene sort of try yo deliberately make him sound gay which is a bit distracting. With Yuri you can't tell.
said at 9:37 PM on Sat Sep 14 2013
@pete *try to deliberately
said at 11:11 PM on Sat Dec 2 2017

I'm not sure it's so much them trying to making him sound stereotypical gay so much as it's them trying to play up that he's from Quebec.
said at 11:13 PM on Sat Dec 2 2017

That said, Beattie's Northstar saying "You must look good" *is* a bit stereotypical.
said at 3:32 PM on Thu Sep 12 2013
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I'm going with Michael, he's a good compromise between the other two's performances.
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said at 9:19 PM on Wed Jan 9 2013
I'm gonna go with Rene, Yuri wasn't very rememberable
said at 8:16 AM on Fri Apr 20 2012
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I'm gonna go with Yuri Lowenthal for Northstar.
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Rene Lemiuex
Yuri Lowenthal
Michael Beattie