[ART] Famous Black Voice Actors

Black voice actors…do I need to explain the awesomeness?


Phil Lamarr and just a few of his roles (longlivethebat-universe.tumblr)

Phil LaMarr was born on January 24, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Phillip LaMarr. He is an actor and writer, known for Pulp Fiction (1994), Futurama (1999) and Samurai Jack (2001).

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Cree Summer and just a few of her roles (nattygirls.tumblr)

Cree Summer was born on July 7, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Cree Summer Francks. She is an actress, known for Inspector Gadget (1983), A Different World (1987) and Tiny Toon Adventures (1990). She is married to Angelo Pullens. They have two children.

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Khary Payton and just a few of his roles (longlivethebat-universe.tumblr)

Khary Payton was born on May 16, 1972 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Teen Titans(2003), Latter Days (2003) and Teen Titans Go! (2013). He is married to Stacy Reed Payton. They have two children.

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Kevin Michael Richardson and just a few of his roles (longlivethebat-universe.tumblr)

Well-known, king-sized actor and voice artist Kevin Michael Richardson was born in Bronx, New York. He is, perhaps, mostly recognizable for his deep voice, which he uses in many of his works. Richardson is a classically trained actor. He first gained recognition as one of only eight U.S. high school students selected for the National Foundation for the Arts’ “Arts ’82” program, later he earned a scholarship to Syracuse University.

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Jonathan Adams was born on July 16, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on American Dreams (2002), Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) and Osmosis Jones (2001). He has been married to Monica Farrell since 1994. They have two children.

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Bumper Robinson was born on June 19, 1974 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Larry C. Robinson II. He is an actor, known forBen 10: Omniverse (2012), Enemy Mine (1985) and Brother Bear (2003).

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Samuel L. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., to Elizabeth (Montgomery) and Roy Henry Jackson. He was raised by his mother, a factory worker. Jackson was active in the black student movement. In the seventies, he joined the Negro Ensemble Company (together with Morgan Freeman).

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Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage.

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Billy Brown is an actor, known for Star Trek (2009),Cloverfield (2008) and Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004).

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Gary Anthony Williams was born on March 14, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor and director, known forThe Boondocks (2005), The Internship (2013) and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004). He is married to Leslie. They have one child.

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Michael Dorn was born on December 9, 1952 in Luling, Texas, USA as Michiel Dorn. He is an actor and director, known forStar Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Star Trek: First Contact (1996).

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Alex Désert was born on July 18, 1968. He is an actor, known for Becker (1998), Swingers (1996) and High Fidelity (2000).

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Aisha Tyler was born on September 18, 1970 in San Francisco, California, USA as Aisha Naomi Tyler. She is an actress and director, known for The Talk (2010), Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2013) and Talk Soup (1991). She has been married to Jeff Tietjens since May 1992

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Actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim, classically trained in the UK at the highly regarded Bristol Old Vic and soon after graduation was invited to join the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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in Voice Acting


Angela Bassett as…


Mildred – Meet the Robinsons // Six – Rainbow Six: Seige // Dr Kulinda – Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle


Tommy Davidson as…


Oscar Proud – Proud Family // Cream Corn – Black Dynamite // Sammy Mantis – The Ren & Stimpy Show


Regina King Picture  

Regina King as Riley & Huey Freeman – The Boondocks


Jordan Fisher Picture 

Jordan Fisher as Matthew “Matt” – Until Dawn



Viola Davis as Helen Hanshaw – Sophia the First



Kyla Pratt as Penny Proud – Proud Family


Paula Jai Parker Picture 

Paula Jai Parker as Trudy Proud – Proud Family



Karen Malina White as Dijonay – Proud Family



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