James Arnold Taylor

James Arnold Taylor

Born: July 22, 1969
Age: 49
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
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Biography

James Arnold Taylor (born July 22, 1969) is an American voice actor, known for portraying Ratchet in the Ratchet & Clank franchise; the main character Tidus in Final Fantasy X; and Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars animated features such as Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the franchise's video games.

Taylor was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California.[citation needed] He has been voice acting since 1995, first appearing in the Japanese game Emit.

He has been an active member of the voice acting community since, appearing in numerous roles, including Ratchet in the Ratchet & Clank video game series and Tidus from Final Fantasy X. He also voiced Fred Flintstone in commercials from 2005 up to 2011, following the death of Henry Corden.

Taylor is a long-time comic book and Star Wars fan. He is married to Allison Taylor. Together they have one daughter named Lydia. In 2013, he published the book JAT 365: 365 Inspirations for the Pursuit of Your Dreams.

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Filmography

Voice-over roles

Film

List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source
2007 TMNT Leonardo [1]
2012 Foodfight! Doctor Si Nustrix Limited theatrical release [1]
2017 Animal Crackers Buffalo Bob Limited theatrical release
2018 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Fake Slade Actor Character is identified as Shia LaBeouf within the film
List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source
2001 The King of Queens Voice of Nicolas Cage
2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return Milo Thatch [1]
2003 The Animatrix Ash, Raul, additional voices
2005 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Muzu
2006 Ultimate Avengers 2 Bucky
2007 Superman: Doomsday Mayor of Metropolis [1]
2008 Justice League: The New Frontier Captain Cold [1]
2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi, additional voices [1]
2008 The Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Show Cricket 2, Weasel 2, Pig Classmate 3 [1]
2009 Bionicle: The Legend Reborn Berix, Vastus
2010 The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! Wooldoor Sockbat, Jew Producer
2010 Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber Slim, Prickles, Hilda, Spike [1]
2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Tomar-Re [1]
2011 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Mr. Hudson, Spud, additional voices [1]
2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League The Flash, Desaad [1][2][3]
2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom The Flash, General Lane
2015 Robo-Dog Robo-Dog Voice role
2016 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Cosmic Clash The Flash [4]
2016 Ratchet & Clank Ratchet
2016 Lego Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood Chet Brickton, Narrator
2018 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash The Flash

Animation

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source
1993-98 Animaniacs Additional voices
1995-97 Freakazoid! Additional voices
1995-98 Pinky and the Brain Additional voices
1995-2002 The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries Additional voices
1997 Johnny Bravo Various characters [1]
1998-2001 Histeria! Additional voices
1999-2001 Detention Additional voices
1999-2002 The New Woody Woodpecker Show Louie the Mongrel
2000 Poochini's Yard Additional voices
2000 Dinozaurs Dino Kenty
2002 Whatever Happened to Robot Jones? Boy 3, Boy 6, Cool Kid
2002 ¬°Mucha Lucha! Kid Wombat
2003-06 What's New, Scooby-Doo? Prince Al-Fimer, Zombie Son, Burr Baston, Moto X Guy #2, Owen DeCassle, Steve Fortescu, Sonny Les Matines, Guy L'Avorton, Shawn, Frankie Martin, Dr. Laslow Ostwald, Tad, additional voices
2003 The Powerpuff Girls Kid #3, Kid #5, Triplet #3, Brian Larsen Episode: "Save Mojo/Substitute Creature"
2003-05 Teen Titans Overload (first appearance only), Cash Episode: "Car Trouble"
2003-05 Star Wars: Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Doubles Ewan McGregor
2003-08 Codename: Kids Next Door King Sandy, Knight #2, Eggbert, others
2004 Static Shock Eddie Felson, Speedwarp [1]
2004-06 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Various characters
2004 The Fairly OddParents Crash Nebula, Sprig Speevak Episode: "Crash Nebula" [1]
2004 Justice League Unlimited Private, Robber Episode: "Hawk and Dove" [1]
2004-07 Danny Phantom Walker [1]
2004 Game Over Various characters [1]
2004-08 Drawn Together Wooldoor Sockbat, Jew Producer
2005 The Buzz on Maggie Additional voices
2005 My Life as a Teenage Robot Kenny, Oblivious Guy, Customer #4 Episode: "Love 'Em or Leash 'Em/Teen Team Time"
2005 Stroker and Hoop Ron Howard, Answering Machine Guy [1]
2005-14 Johnny Test Johnny Test, Hank Anchorman, The Principal, Mr. Mittens, Bee Keeper, Dark Vegan, others [1]
2005-07 A.T.O.M. Axel Manning, Sebastian Manning, Tilian Main cast; 52 episodes [1]
2005-06 The Boondocks Crew Member, Ganstalicious Fan, Officer Frank
2006-07 Celebrity Deathmatch Johnny Depp, Christian Bale Voice double
2006-08 Legion of Super Heroes Mekt Ranzz/Lightning Lord, Color Kid, Ultra Boy, Porcupine Pete
2006 The Zimmer Twins Edgar Zimmer All episodes [1]
2007 Afro Samurai Yashichi Episode: "The Dream Reader" [1]
2008-09 The Spectacular Spider-Man Harry Osborn, Frederick Foswell/Patch [1]
2008 Ben 10: Alien Force Raff, Attendant #1 Episode: "X = Ben + 2" [1]
2008-11 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Green Arrow, Blue Bowman, Guy Gardner, Major Disaster, Wotan, Nabu, Mark Desmond, Arges, Leslie "Rocky" Davis, Alpha-Red, G.I. Robot, Jace [1]
2008-13 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi, Plo Koon, Rako Hardeen, others
2010 Big Time Rush Regional Manager Taylor Episode: "Big Time Demos"
2010-12 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Rung Laddernton, George Avcados, Randy
2010 G.I. Joe: Renegades Sherriff Terry, Matty, Russel Clemens [1]
2011 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Kolar, Announcer, Brannigan
2011 ThunderCats Old Emrick, Khamai Episode: "Song of the Petalars" [1]
2011 T.U.F.F. Puppy Biff Episode: "Dog Save the Queen"
2011-13 Young Justice Barry Allen/The Flash, Burton Thompson, Nathaniel Tryon/Neutron, Topo, Atlantean Guard #2 [1]
2012 Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters King Tritonus
2013 Beware the Batman William Benjamin, Officer Dunbrowski, Subway Conductor [1]
2013-15 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Leader, Blastaar, Triton, Human Torch, others [1]
2014 Star Wars Rebels Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode: "Spark of Rebellion" [5]
2014 Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered The Flash [6]
2014 We Wish You a Merry Walrus Roofhowse [1][7]
2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Additional voices [8]
2015 Clarence Camden's Dad Episode: "Where the Wild Chads Are"
2015 Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors Triton, Molten Man [1]
2015 Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmo, Yondu
2016 SpongeBob SquarePants Nick Fishkins and the isopod Episode: "Sold!"
2017 The Loud House Fritz Episode: "Suite and Sour"
2017 Billy Dilley's Super-Duper Subterranean Summer Count Wretcher

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source
1995 Emit Mr. Voice Japanese-only release
1999 Destrega Tieme, Various Soldiers
2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Milo Thatch PlayStation version
2001 Final Fantasy X Tidus [1]
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Pippin, additional voices [1]
2002 Monsters, Inc. Monster 2, Monster 9
2003 Enter the Matrix Additional voices
2003 Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge Sheriff, DeCarlo, Cajun, Red Skull [1]
2003 Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando Ratchet, New Ager, Hypnotist Head 1 [1]
2003 Final Fantasy X-2 Tidus, Shuyin [1]
2004 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing Jack Mason/Agent 003
2004 Shrek 2 Gingerbread Man, Prince Charming, Wolf, Bricks [1]
2004 Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain Gabe Logan
2004 Spider-Man 2 Mysterio [1]
2004 Tales of Symphonia Lord Yggdrasill, Gnome [1]
2004 Hot Shots Golf Fore! Ratchet
2004 Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal Ratchet, Maxmillian, TV voice [1]
2004 EverQuest II Venekar, Deebo Turnlin, Guard Mizzonozzle
2004 Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines Vandal, Julius
2005 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Obi-Wan Kenobi [1]
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka Doubles Johnny Depp [1]
2005 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse Iceman, Sugarman [1]
2005 Ultimate Spider-Man Electro
2005 Jak X: Combat Racing Ratchet
2005 Ratchet: Deadlocked Ratchet [1]
2005 Shrek SuperSlam Humpty Dumpty, Prince Charming [1]
2005 Star Wars: Battlefront II Obi-Wan Kenobi [1]
2005 Kingdom of Paradise Eigen, Kirin Shihan
2006 24: The Game Additional voices
2006 Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror Gabe Logan
2006 Kingdom Hearts II Captain Jack Sparrow Doubles Johnny Depp [1]
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Captain Jack Sparrow Doubles Johnny Depp
2006 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Bulldozer, Iceman, Lizard, Mysterio
2006 Spider-Man: Battle for New York Spider-Man
2006 Shrek Smash n' Crash Racing Prince Charming, Humpty Dumpty [9]
2007 Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters Ratchet, Security Guard
2007 TMNT Leonardo
2007 Shrek the Third Artie, Prince Charming, Gnome
2007 Hot Shots Tennis Kent
2007 Spider-Man: Friend or Foe Spider-Man
2007 Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow Gabe Logan
2007 Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Ratchet
2008 Secret Agent Clank Ratchet
2008 Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty Ratchet
2008 Lego Batman: The Videogame Robin, Nightwing
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen The Fallen
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Crash
2009 Dissidia Final Fantasy Tidus
2009 Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ferroda
2009 Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Plo Koon [10]
2009 Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time Ratchet, Dan Johnson (skin only)
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Cocoon Inhabitants
2010 Resonance of Fate Victor
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Fishlegs Ingerman
2010 Valkyria Chronicles II Shop Clerk
2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep The Prince
2010 Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Additional voices
2010 Back to the Future: The Game Young Emmett 'Doc' Brown
2011 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Tidus
2011 Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Obi Wan Kenobi, Plo Koon
2011 PlayStation Move Heroes Ratchet
2011 Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
2012 Kinect Star Wars Darth Kern, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Gold 6
2012 Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Spider-Man, Magneto, Thor
2012 PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Ratchet
2012 Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault
2013 Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus
2012, 2014 Ratchet & Clank Collection Going Commando and Up Your Arsenal
2013 Lego Marvel Super Heroes Professor X, Silver Surfer, Spider-Man, Superior Spider-Man, Winter Soldier, Ant Man
2014 The Lego Movie Videogame Additional voices
2014 Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Tidus Audio drama ('Final Fantasy X -Will-') as an extra ending
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Various characters Grouped under Voice Actors [11]
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Captain Jack Sparrow, The Prince Doubles Johnny Depp
II: Final Mix and Birth By Sleep Final Mix HD cutscenes archive footage
[1]
2015 Infinite Crisis Nightmare Robin [12]
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Obi-Wan Kenobi, Plo Koon, TD-54 [13]
2015 Transformers: Devastation Menasor, Seeker 1
2016 Ratchet & Clank (2016) Ratchet
2016 World of Final Fantasy Tidus [1]
2017 Star Wars Battlefront 2 Obi-wan Kenobi
2018 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Tidus [1]
2018 Super Bomberman R Ratchet PlayStation 4 version [14]
2018 Marvel Powers United VR Iceman, Magneto [1]
2018 Mobius Final Fantasy Tidus [15]

Live-action appearances

List of acting performances and appearances in television and film
Year Title Role Notes Source
2001 The Comedy Team of Pete & James Himself Documentary
2013 I Know That Voice Himself Documentary

[ Source: Wikipedia ]