Keith Szarabajka

Keith Szarabajka

Born: December 2, 1952
Age: 65
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
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Biography

Keith Szarabajka (born December 2, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist. He is known for his roles include Mickey Kostmayer on The Equalizer, Daniel Holtz, the Vampire Hunter on WB's Angel, Harlan Williams in the 1991 Stephen King miniseries Golden Years and Gerard Stephens in The Dark Knight. He is also known for portraying Detective Herschel Biggs in the 2011 crime thriller video game L.A. Noire, which also included his likeness.

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Early life

Szarabajka was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Anne, a school teacher, and Edward Szarabajka, a savings and loan officer.

He attended Campion Jesuit High School in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and the University of Chicago, as well as Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He studied acting further at the Organic Theater in Chicago from 1972 to 1978. During this time, he co-wrote "Bleacher Bums" along with, among others, Joe Mantegna and Stuart Gordon. In 1982, he had a supporting role in the Costa-Gavras film Missing.

Career

His acting resume is extensive, appearing in numerous television programs including The Equalizer, Profit, The X-Files, Becker, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Charmed, Roswell, 24, Max Steel, The Inside, and Law & Order. In 1994 he portrayed Matthew Stoner in Babylon 5 episode "Soul Mates". He is known for his role as Mickey Kostmayer in the 1980s show The Equalizer, as well as for his recurring role as vampire hunter Daniel Holtz in the cult series Angel, the spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He played the lead role in Stephen King's Golden Years.

Szarabajka has also contributed his voice to several audio books, notably Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins, for which he won the 2001 Audie Award for Best Fiction, unabridged; Fear Nothing and Seize the Night by Dean Koontz; several roles in a Grammy nominated audio dramatization of The Maltese Falcon, Rising Sun by Michael Crichton; Nelson Algren's Walk on the Wild Side; and The Mark of Zorro opposite Val Kilmer. Szarabajka is also the voice of Russman in Call of Duty Black ops 2. Additionally, he provided the voice for antagonist Dmitri Yuriev in the Xenosaga series and for The Master of Whispers in the game Guild Wars: Nightfall and for Emile Dufraisne in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent; in addition he played the role of Detective Gerard Stephens in the Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight and voiced Dr. Terrence Kyne for the animated sci-fi horror movie Dead Space: Downfall based on the Dead Space video game. He also voiced a minor character in Condemned 2: Bloodshot named Inferi. He also is the Archangel Azrael in Darksiders: Wrath of War and played a very small role in Dragon Age: Origins as a nameless dwarf collecting nugs, a voiceset for male dwarf characters, and several other minor characters. He plays the Reaper Harbinger, the main villain of the video game Mass Effect 2, as well as a few minor characters. In 2008, he voiced Venom in Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. In 2010, he voiced the Autobot Ironhide in Transformers: War for Cybertron as well as its 2012 sequel Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, and Mr. Freeze in Young Justice. He also provides the voice for Gilgamesh in the video game, Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. He also provided the voice for Joshua Graham in Honest Hearts, downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas.

His most recent roles include the narrator Detective Herschel Biggs in the video game LA Noire, the Chaos Advisor and Captain Apollo Diomedes in Relic Entertainment's Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution, Laserbeak in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Bastion in X-Men Destiny, several voices in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Ronan the Accuser in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Living Laser in Ultimate Spider-Man, Azrael The Narrator in Darksiders, the Crowfather in Darksiders II, the Witch-king of Angmar in Guardians of Middle-earth, Russman in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the Ur-Didact in Halo 4, General Spencer Mahad in Dead Space 3, and Cornelius Slate in BioShock Infinite.

He is also voiced Flameslinger in the Skylanders reboot of the franchise.

Filmography

Film

List of film performances
Year Title Role Notes Source
000000001980-01-01-00001980 Simon Josh
000000001982-02-12-00001982 Missing David Holloway
000000001984-12-21-00001984 Protocol Crowe
000000001985-08-23-00001985 Warning Sign Tippett
000000001985-09-25-00001985 Marie Kevin McCormack
000000001987-12-04-00001987 Walker Timothy Crocker
000000001988-02-22-00001988 The Misfit Brigade Old Man
000000001989-11-10-00001989 Staying Together Kevin Burley
000000001992-02-27-00001992 Under Cover of Darkness Clayton Dooley
000000001993-11-24-00001993 A Perfect World Terry Pugh
000000001994-08-19-00001994 Andre Billy Baker
000000001998-05-01-00001998 Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 Squirrel's Father
000000002002-03-01-00002002 We Were Soldiers Diplomatic Spook
000000002002-12-20-00002002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Poacher Voice role
000000002008-07-18-00002008 The Dark Knight Stephens
000000002008-10-28-00002008 Dead Space: Downfall Dr. Kyne (voice) Voice role
000000002011-06-29-00002011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Laserbeak
000000002012-10-12-00002012 Argo Adam Engell
000000002013-12-27-00002013 The Insomniac Ted Lemont
000000002015-05-12-00002015 Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Silverback Voice role

Television

List of television performances
Year Title Role Notes Source
000000001985-09-25-00001985-89 The Equalizer Mickey Kostmayer
000000001991-07-16-00001991 Golden Years Harlan Williams
000000001992-12-19-00001992-97 Law & Order Neil Gorton, Harry Sibelius
000000001993-08-21-00001993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Colonel Waters Episode: "Transylvania, January 1918"
000000001994-01-01-00001994 3×3 Eyes Professor Fujii, Ryouko Voice role
English version
000000001994-10-14-00001994 Under Suspicion Wayne McCabe Episode: "Child Molester: Part 2"
000000001994-12-14-00001994 Babylon 5 Matthew Stoner Episode: "Soul Mates"
000000001995-01-14-00001995-96 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Dean, Racquet Player #1, Skritch, Corpus Voice role
000000001996-02-12-00001996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Christianson Episode: "Circle of Light"
000000001996-04-08-00001996-97 Profit Charles Henry "Chaz" Gracen
000000001996-10-15-00001996 The Burning Zone Gordon Kinnock Episode: "Lethal Injection"
000000001996-10-26-00001996 Walker, Texas Ranger Hendricks Episode: "Redemption"
000000001996-11-09-00001996 Early Edition Paul Episode: "After Midnight"
000000001997-03-03-00001997 Spy Game Shank, The President
000000001998-07-18-00001998 Timecop Cromwell Episode: "The Future, Jack, the Future"
000000001998-09-01-00001998-99 The Wild Thornberrys Kip, additional voices Voice role
000000001998-09-27-00001998 The Angry Beavers Spootimus, Maximus Voice role
Episode: "Friends, Romans, Beavers!/Big Round Sticky Fish Thingy"
000000001998-10-01-00001998 Vengeance Unlimited Dr. Alan Walker Episode: "Victim of Circumstance"
000000001999-01-20-00001999 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Powell Weltmeister Episode: "Honey, I'm King of the Rocket Guys"
000000001999-02-26-00001999 Diagnosis: Murder Flynn Episode: "Never Say Die"
000000001999-05-08-00001999 Godzilla: The Series Philippe Roaché Voice role
Episode: "An Early Frost"
000000001999-08-02-00001999 Thanks Reverend Goodacre
000000002000-02-17-00002000 Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles Lt. Rockford Voice role
Episode: "D-Day"
000000002000-02-20-00002000 Pacific Blue Malcolm Cross Episode: "A Thousand Words"
000000002000-02-21-00002000 Becker Wayne Episode: "The Roast That Ruined Thems"
000000002000-03-14-00002000 Party of Five Oliver Episode: "Blast from the Past"
000000002000-10-15-00002000 Touched by an Angel Barkley Stubbs Episode: "The Face on the Bar Room Floor"
000000002000-10-25-00002000 Star Trek: Voyager Teero Episode: "Repression"
000000002000-12-17-00002000 The X-Files Anthony Tipet Episode: "Via Negativa"
000000002001-01-22-00002001 Roswell Dan Lubetkin
000000002001-01-29-00002001 The Division Brett Harper Episode: "Absolution"
000000002001-03-03-00002001 Kate Brasher Bryce Taylor Episode: "Simon"
000000002001-05-05-00002001-02 The Zeta Project Krick Voice role
000000002001-09-21-00002001-02 Angel Daniel Holtz
000000002001-09-22-00002001 Heavy Gear: The Animated Series Serge Garpenlov Voice role
000000002001-11-11-00002001 Max Steel Luke DeMarco, Psycho Voice role
000000002001-12-18-00002001 Batman Beyond Bracelet Kobra Voice role
Episode: "Unmasked"
000000002002-03-20-00002002 Star Trek: Enterprise Damrus Episode: "Rogue Planet"
000000002002-10-21-00002002 She Spies Liev Schrieber Episode: "Fondles"
000000002002-11-07-00002002 ER Mr. DeLuca Episode: "One Can Only Hope"
000000002002-12-02-00002002 Crossing Jordan Peter Nash Episode: "Don't Look Back"
000000002003-03-29-00002003 The Mummy: The Animated Series Fodden King Voice role
Episode: "The Cold"
000000002003-08-30-00002003 Teen Titans Trigon Voice role
Episode: "Nevermore"
000000002003-11-02-00002003 Charmed Zahn Episode: "Soul Survivor"
000000002004-12-11-00002004 Megas XLR Ator Voice role
Episode: "Ice Ice Megas"
000000002005-02-06-00002005 Unscripted Limo Driver Episode #1.7
000000002005-02-25-00002005 Numbers Cricket/Frank Milton Episode: "Sabotage"
000000002005-03-25-00002005 Avatar: The Last Airbender Additional voices Voice role
Episode: "Imprisoned"
000000002005-04-25-00002005 24 Robert Morrison
000000002005-01-01-00002005 A.T.O.M. Dragon
000000002005-07-08-00002005 Into the West Gov. L. Stanford Episode: "Hell on Wheels"
000000002006-04-07-00002006 The Inside Arlen Dallas Episode: "Gem"
000000002008-10-30-00002008 Eleventh Hour Agent Whittier Episode: "Savant"
000000002008-11-10-00002008 Prison Break David Baker Episode: "The Legend"
000000002008-11-30-00002008-10 Cold Case Patrick Doherty Episode: "Street Money"
000000002009-01-29-00002009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Randy Episode: "Disarmed and Dangerous"
000000002010-10-23-00002010-11 Sons of Anarchy Viktor Putlova
000000002010-10-27-00002010 Terriers DEA Agent Samuel Weisdorf Episode: "Agua Caliente"
000000002010-11-26-00002010-11 Young Justice Mr. Freeze
000000002011-01-07-00002011 G.I. Joe: Renegades Warden, Con #1, P.A. Voice
000000002012-04-22-00002012 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Ronan the Accuser Voice role
Episode: "Welcome to the Kree Empire"
000000002012-04-22-00002012 Ultimate Spider-Man Living Laser, Computer Episode: "Flight of the Iron Spider"
000000002012-11-12-00002012 Elementary Wade Crewes Episode: "One Way to Get Off"
000000002013-02-26-00002013 Criminal Minds Detective Marty Friedman Episode: "All That Remains"
000000002014-11-17-00002014 Castle James Grady Episode: "Once Upon a Time in the West"
000000002014-09-26-00002014-15 Star Wars Rebels Cikatro Vizago, Transport Captain, Imperial Officer #1, Old Man Voice role
000000002016-05-11-00002016 Supernatural Donatello Redfield Episode: "All in the Family"

Video games

List of video game performances
Year Title Role Notes Source
000000001996-10-31-00001996 Soviet Strike President Yeltsin
000000001998-10-30-00001998 Grim Fandango Bowlsley
000000002000-03-21-00002000 Star Wars: Force Commander Dewback Trooper, Infiltrator, TIE Fighter Pilot
000000002000-11-08-00002000 Escape from Monkey Island Reverend Rasputin
000000002001-10-10-00002001 Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge Additional voices
000000002002-02-17-00002002 Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat Hawke
000000002002-09-24-00002002 Earth and Beyond Professor Nostradamaus Smythe
000000002003-05-14-00002003 Enter the Matrix Additional voices
000000002003-10-21-00002003 Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge Kahn
000000002003-10-28-00002003 Gladius Additional voices
000000002003-11-17-00002003 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing Arkady Yayakov
000000002004-06-28-00002004 Spider-Man 2: The Game Wolverine Game Boy Edition
000000002004-07-13-00002004 Tales of Symphonia Efreet
000000002004-10-26-00002004 The Bard's Tale Additional voices
000000002004-11-18-00002004 Viewtiful Joe 2 Jet Black, Emperor of Gedow the Blackon
000000002005-02-15-00002005 Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Böse Boss, Dmitri Yuriev, Captain Vanderkam
000000002005-05-24-00002005 Madagascar Reggie the Rhino, Cop, Big Louie
000000002005-08-16-00002005 Darkwatch: Curse of the West Additional voices
000000002005-09-06-00002005 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown Additional voices
000000002005-09-13-00002005 EverQuest II: Desert of Flames Additional voices
000000002005-09-21-00002005 Ultimate Spider-Man: The Game Wolverine
000000002005-11-08-00002005 Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble Jet Black
000000002006-03-21-00002006 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Essentials Emile Dufraisne
000000002006-04-26-00002006 Guild Wars Master of Whispers
000000002006-08-29-00002006 Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra Dmitri Yuriev, Helmerr, Erde Kaiser Sigma
000000002006-09-12-00002006 Company of Heroes Additional voices
000000002006-10-17-00002006 Splinter Cell: Double Agent Emile Dufraisne
000000002006-11-07-00002006 The Sopranos: Road to Respect Additional voices
000000002006-11-20-00002006 Gothic 3 Xardas
000000002007-03-28-00002007 Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars Additional voices
000000002007-06-26-00002007 Transformers: The Game Decepticons
000000002007-11-20-00002007 Mass Effect Lilihierax
000000002007-01-01-00002007 Titan Quest: Immortal Throne Additional voices
000000002008-03-11-00002008 Condemned 2: Bloodshot Inferi, Patron, Speedballer Thugs
000000002008-10-13-00002008 Dead Space Dr. Terrence Kyne
000000002008-10-31-00002008 Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Eddie Brock/Venom
000000002009-06-02-00002009 Red Faction Guerrilla Additional voices
000000002009-11-03-00002009 Dragon Age: Origins Nug Wrangler Boermor, Shaper Assistant Milldrate, Cristof<, Smart Dwarf Male, Jertrin, Herbalist Widron, Shady Corebit, Orphanage Demon, Fixer Gredin, Hospice Supervisor, Howe Estate Guard, Dwarven Soldier, Dust Town Thug Leader, Shady Patron, Harrowmont Fanatic
000000002009-03-16-00002009 Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight Additional voices
000000002010-01-05-00002010 Darksiders Azrael
000000002010-01-26-00002010 Mass Effect 2 Harbinger, Delan, Elias Kelham
000000002010-02-09-00002010 BioShock 2 Reed Wahl
000000002010-03-11-00002010 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising Captain Apollo Diomedes, Wraithguard
000000002010-06-22-00002010 Transformers: War for Cybertron Ironhide
000000002010-08-31-00002010 Minerva's Den Reed Wahl
000000002010-09-07-00002010 Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Additional voices
000000002010-09-28-00002010 Quantum Theory Franz, Xex
000000002010-10-19-00002010 Fallout: New Vegas Joshua Graham Honest Hearts DLC
000000002010-11-09-00002010 Call of Duty: Black Ops Unknown U.S. Marines Voice can be heard in level called "SOG"; "They must have a fucking division hid out there"
000000002011-01-15-00002011 Dead Space 2 Additional voices
000000002011-01-15-00002011 L.A. Noire Herschel Biggs
000000002011-03-04-00002011 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution Chaos Voice of God, Diomedes, Wraithguard, Wraithlord
000000002011-03-08-00002011 Dragon Age II Bartrand Tethras, Maraas
000000002011-03-11-00002011 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising Captain Apollo Diomedes
000000002011-03-22-00002011 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Gilgamesh
000000002011-09-27-00002011 X-Men: Destiny Bastion
000000002011-11-01-00002011 The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Urgost
000000002011-11-11-00002011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Erandur, Dark Elves
000000002011-12-20-00002011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Additional voices
000000002012-02-21-00002012 Asura's Wrath Kalrow
000000002012-03-06-00002012 Mass Effect 3 Additional voices
000000002012-06-26-00002012 The Amazing Spider-Man Additional voices
000000002012-08-14-00002012 Darksiders II The Crowfather, The Scribe, Wicked K, Nephilim Whisper
000000002012-08-21-00002012 Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Ironhide
000000002012-10-16-00002012 Doom 3 BFG Edition Alpha Team: Sgt Roycewick
000000002012-10-21-00002012 Skylanders: Giants Flameslinger
000000002012-11-06-00002012 Halo 4 Didact/Doctor Alexander
000000002012-11-12-00002012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Russman
000000002013-02-05-00002013 Dead Space 3 Spencer Mahad
000000002013-03-26-00002013 BioShock Infinite Cornelius Slate
000000002013-08-20-00002013 Saints Row IV Clawz
000000002013-08-28-00002013 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows The Kraang
000000002013-04-14-00002013 Skylanders: Swap Force Flameslinger
000000002014-10-13-00002014 The Elder Scrolls Online Hircine, Abbot Durak, Abzag the Monster, additional voices
000000002014-06-03-00002014 WildStar Colonel Audax, Maelstrom, Noximind
000000002014-06-24-00002014 Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Ironhide, Autobot Titan, Decepticon Sniper
000000002014-10-05-00002014 Skylanders: Trap Team Flameslinger
000000002014-11-25-00002014 Tales from the Borderlands Rudiger
000000002015-03-25-00002015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Gilgamesh
000000002015-06-23-00002015 Batman: Arkham Knight Firefighter Daniell, Firefighter Scott, The Order
000000002015-09-01-00002015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Soldiers/Extras
000000002015-09-25-00002015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Flameslinger
000000002015-11-10-00002015 Fallout 4 Male Ghoul, Vault-Tec Scientist
000000002016-10-25-00002016 World of Final Fantasy Gilgamesh

[ Source: Wikipedia ]