When it comes to video game actors, Troy Baker is one of the best in the business. Many who haven’t visited his IMDB page might be surprised to find out just how often they’ve heard the actor’s voice while they’re playing games. In Batman: Arkham City, he plays Two Face/Harvey Dent, Robin, and Tim Drake. He was the default male voice in Saints Row: The Third and the male President of the United States in Saints Row IV. He played Kai Leng, the assassin working for the Illusive Man and Cerberus in Mass Effect 3. He played Lyndon the Scoundrel in Diablo III. In LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Baker was Batman, Two Face, and Sinestro. He voiced Jazz, Jetfire, and Kickback in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. In Injustice: Gods Among Us, he was Sinestro and Nightwing. The actor also recently played Delsin Rowe in Infamous: Second Son.
Then comes the big boys: Baker replaced the irreplaceable Mark Hamill as Joker for Batman: Arkham Origins, and totally nailed it. He was Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite. And, of course, in his most prominent role to date, Baker was the voice of Joel in Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us. He also has a couple of big upcoming games, voicing Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (seen at the start of this video with Snake), Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, and the villain Pagan Min in Far Cry 4.
If I wasn’t being clear enough, Troy Baker is the f’n man. And any requests he has, should be fulfilled immediately. So when he says he wants to play a clicker in the planned Last of Us movie, that simply needs to happen.
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