We're about one month away from the release of Marvel's latest animated feature, Doctor Strange. Before you see the movie, find out who's behind the incredible voice talent that brings the world of Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme to a screen near you!
Bryce Johnson – Doctor Strange
Raised in Denver, Colorado, Bryce Johnson was captain of his high school's golf and soccer teams as well as senior class president. It was in high school that he first realized his love for acting. After graduation and a brief move with his mother to Sioux City, Iowa, Bryce packed up his belongings, filled his tank with gas and headed for Los Angeles.
The attractive and charismatic young actor soon landed the role of "Josh Ford" on Popular, which led to numerous Pilots and guest appearances on television series such as Gilmore Girls, House and Nip/Tuck. Bryce's other film credits include the independents Harry and Max and Home of Phobia, as well as FOX 2000's Chasing Papi, The Skulls 3 and Universal's Bring It On Again.
In 2004, Bryce made his stage debut starring as young major league catcher 'Jason Chenier' in the Los Angeles production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, "Take Me Out," which premiered at the Geffen. Bryce has starred in Sleeping Dogs Lie, one of the breakout films of this year's Sundance Film Festival. Bryce is currently filming the indie film Man Maid, where he stars alongside Sara Rue, Jane Lynch and John Doe.
Bryce currently resides in Hollywood. When not working, he spends his time playing his favorite sports - golf, beach volleyball and football.
Paul Nakauchi – Wong
Paul Nakauchi was born and raised in Los Angeles, where he studied voice and received a bachelor of music degree from California State University. He began his professional career in the ensemble of the King & I with the legendary Yul Brynner. He has traveled the U.S. in the first national tour of Miss Saigon and has played the King in the King & I in regional theaters as well as on Broadway and London's West End with Britain's beloved musical actress, Elaine Paige.
He has been featured on American television shows such as ER and Star Trek, and in the Miramax film The Great Raid which was released in 2005. His voice-over credits include the animated features Iron Man, Doctor Strange and Hellboy, as well as the cartoon series Scooby Doo and Avatar.
Kevin Michael Richard – Baron Mordo
A classically-trained actor, Kevin Michael Richardson first gained recognition as one of only eight U.S. high school students selected for the National Foundation for the Arts' "Arts '82" program, winning him a spot on a PBS special directed by the esteemed late John Houseman and a scholarship to Syracuse University.
Kevin has been more widely heard than seen through the hundreds of animated, commercial and video game characters he has created over the past years. He was heard in theaters as the voice of Thaddeus in Animatrix: The Last Flight of the Osiris, in addition to being featured in the third installment of the Matrix trilogy, Matrix Revolutions, as the character Deus Ex Machina. He was featured in the hit animated movie Lilo & Stitch and continued in the animated series of the same name as Captain Gantu.
Other memorable characters Richardson voiced include The Boogeyman in The Powerpuff Girls, Barney Rubble in The Flintstones: On The Rocks and Plato in the PBS series Book of Virtues. Richardson's primetime characters include Mr. Hudson and Rasta Man in The WB's The PJs. Other animated series include SpongeBob SquarePants, Justice League, Buzz Lightyear, Samurai Jack, and Doctor Strange just to name a few. Kevin currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
Michael Yama - The Ancient One
Michael Yama hails from Honolulu, Hawaii. While in middle school, his family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. He began his professional acting career 30 years ago. Prior to that, he performed in many community productions. While in high school he was one of 25 chosen from 5,000 auditioners to be a regular on San Francisco Dance Party.
His feature film credits include Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Click starring Adam Sandler. Michael played the character Kimo on the soap, General Hospital. He also played the character Kei on the series, Hotel.
He has appeared in many theatre productions in Los Angeles. Most recently he was in Gumsimao at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, Climbing Everest at the Colony Theatre, and The Nisei Widows' Club at East West Players.
Michael was the voice of Torpedo in the cartoon series, G.I. Joe. He has performed voices for many cartoon series such as Avatar, Rocket Power and Iron Man. He has been seen in many television commercials as well as print campaigns, and he's been heard on many radio commercials.
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