Actor / Director / Voice Actor
Legendary actor Richard Epcar is one of the hardest working men in show business, having voiced over 1,200 characters in games, animation, and anime.
Best known as the voice of Batou in Ghost in the Shell, the Joker in several Batman games including Injustice: Gods Among Us (Fighting Game of the Year!), Raiden in Mortal Kombat, Ansem in Kingdom Hearts, and now Akuma in Street Fighter V!
Voted one of the Top 20 Video Game Voice Actors of all Time and Top 20 Anime Actors of all Time by IMDb! Also nominated for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in an Anime Movie by BTVA for his portrayal of Hokusai in Miss Hokusai.
Starting out in Robotech, you’ve heard him in Legend of Korra, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure as Joseph Joestar, Batman Unlimited as Commissioner Gordon, Pokemon Generations as Giovanni, Berserk, Persona 5, Peabody & Sherman, Transformers, Asterisk War, Dragon Ball Super, Blood Lad, Lupin the Third, Monster, Naruto, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, Monster Hunter World, Bleach, Skip Beat, Kenshin, SAO II, Durarara, GTO, A Lull in the Sea, HunterxHunter, Gundam, Macross, DC Super Friends, Cyber Soldier 009, Lucky Star, Digimon, 7 Deadly Sins, X-Men, Gundam Unicorn, Babylon 5, and Power Rangers to name a few, and he’s directing and voicing the all-new Lupin the Third!
He’s also in tons of games including Final Fantasy as Gaius and Ilberd, Saints Row, Mafia III, Arkham Origins, Skyrim, Infinite Crisis as the Joker, Call of Duty-Advanced Warfare, Mad Max, Smite, Cross Edge, Fire Emblem: Awakening as Walhart, MK vs D.C. Universe as the Joker and Raiden, Stargate SG-1 as Gen. Hammond, Call of Duty-Black Ops, Star Wars, Transformers, X-Com, Command & Conquer, Dead or Alive 3-D, Starcraft as Dark Templar, Dead Space, Xenosaga as Ziggy, Marvel Heroes, World of Warcraft (15 characters), League of Legends as Xin Zhao, Naruto, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Warriors, Blue Dragon, Star Ocean, Splinter Cell, Guilty Gears, .hack, Medal of Honor, Ghost Recon, Baten Kaitos Origins, Space Siege, Spec-Ops, Bayonetta, Catherine, Tekken, Ace Combat, and Resident Evil.
Richard has voice-directed many games including Arkham Origins, Dead Island: Riptide, Blue Dragon, Shadow Hearts II, Star Ocean 2, 3, Xcom, Enemy Territory Quake Wars, Unreal Tournament 3, Jackass the Game, Smackdown vs. Raw, and Dead Head Fred, and voice-directed many shows including Ghost in the Shell 2, Lupin the III, Robotech: Shadow Chronicles, Almost Heroes, Jungle Shuffle, The Reef, Monchichi, Grand Master, Noein, Digimon, Monchichi, Fighting Spirit, Patlabor 3, Zentrix, Azumi I & II, Fearless, Betty Blue, Iron Monkey, VR Troopers, Power Rangers, Ugly Betty webisodes, and Old Boy.
He has also voice acted in several films including Deadpool, Warcraft, Planet of the Apes, Capt. America: Winter Soldier, X-Men: First Class, and Resident Evil 3 to name just a few.