Michael Dobson (actor)

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Michael Dobson
Born
Michael Richard Dobson

London, England
Citizenship
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
Occupation
  • Voice actor
  • voice director
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Krista LeGresley
Children4
Relatives Paul Dobson
(brother)
Brian Dobson
(brother)
Website www.michaelricharddobson.com

Michael Richard Dobson is an English-Canadian voice actor and voice director, who works for various studios in British Columbia, Canada. He voiced Starscream in the Transformers Unicron Trilogy ( Armada , Energon , and Cybertron ), Supreme Kai and Nappa in the Ocean dub of Dragon Ball Z , Cobra Commander in G.I. Joe: Spy Troops and G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom , Blob in X-Men: Evolution , Leonardo in Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation , Big Ears in Make Way for Noddy , Bulk Biceps in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic , Bull Dog in Krypto the Superdog and Pythor in Ninjago .

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Personal life

Michael Dobson is the oldest [1] [2] of the three Dobson brothers. His younger brothers Paul Dobson [3] and Brian Dobson [4] are also voice actors. [5]

He owns a voice recording studio Makena Sound Ltd. in South Surrey, British Columbia.

Filmography

Animation

List of voice performances in animation
YearTitleRoleNotes
1992 The Adventures of T-Rex Black Knight
1994 Conan and the Young Warriors Sukura
1995–97 G.I. Joe Extreme Sgt. Savage
1996–98 Nilus the Sandman Mr. Plintz
1996Waldo's WayWaldo
1997–99 ReBoot Powerlock
1998–99 Shadow Raiders Mica, Captain Blaze
1998 Fat Dog Mendoza Cry Baby Cry Host, G. Buddy
1998–99 RoboCop: Alpha Commando Jerry, Blipo
1998 Pocket Dragon Adventures Shamahz
1999 Cybersix Lucas Amato, Fixed Ideas
1999–2001 Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century Guest Voices
1999 Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths and Legends Additional Voices
2000–01 Action Man Desmond "Grinder" Sinclair
2000 Generation O! Michael Lawrence, Artie
2000Capertown CopsKnucklehead
2000 Troll Tales Nix, Rumbletum, Gnarlyconk
2000Milo's Bug QuestLudwig
2000–01 D'Myna Leagues Schlitzy, Flamingo Kid
2000–03 X-Men: Evolution Blob/Freddy Dukes, Caliban
2001–03 Gadget & the Gadgetinis R2K
2001–03 Broken Saints Oran Bajir
2001–02 Aaagh! It's the Mr. Hell Show! Various characters
2001–02 Ultimate Book of Spells Steps the Dragon, Prince Erbert
2001–02 Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! Clive Hedgemorton-Smythe
2002 ¡Mucha Lucha! Mayor
2002–03 Super Duper Sumos Billy Swift, Genghis Fangus
2002–03 Yakkity Yak Mac, Marcus
2003 Silverwing Goth, Atlas
2003Something ElseSnoot, Something
2005–07 Make Way for Noddy Big Ears
2005 Alien Racers Minister Prime Apex
2005–08 Being Ian Tony Parsons, Coach Folter, Rutherford, Reggie, Jailbird, Dr. Peter Clooney, Cagematch Color Commentator,
Award Show Emcee, Sailor Captain, Member of Parliament, Milk Truck Driver, Mr. Mann
2005–06 Krypto the Superdog Bulldog
2005-06 Firehouse Tales Tug
2005 Finley the Fire Engine Suds, Lyle
2006–07 Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes Ronan the Accuser, Mr. Bonner-Davis
2006–08 Pucca Ho
2006–08 3-2-1 Penguins! Various characters
2006-08 Tom and Jerry Tales Additional Voices
2007 George of the Jungle Monkey Master
2007 A Kind of Magic Mr. Lumberg
2007 Class of the Titans Scamander
2007 Edgar & Ellen Curly Brown-Haired Guy, Blake Glide, Arnold Thistle
2008–14 Martha Speaks Additional Voices
2008-11 Pinky Dinky Doo Speedy Beaver
2008–09 Batman Black and White Batman/Bruce Wayne, Joker, Thomas Wayne, Alfred Pennyworth, Various charactersMotion comics
2009 Dinosaur Train The Old Spinosaurus
2009–11 Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 Lord Zemerik, Kytren, A.J. Dalton, Boralis, Sol, Tors-10
2011 Iron Man: Armored Adventures Ghost
2012–15 Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu Pythor, Skalidor
2013–17 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Bulk Biceps, Dr. Caballeron, Crescent Moon, Jeff Letrotski
2012–16 Slugterra Millard Milford, Organizer, Malvolio Drake, Various characters
2012The New Adventures of Peter Pan Captain Hook
2013 Animism Declan Gray, Elder #4, Hive Mind
2013–15 Max Steel Forge Ferrus, Dr. Thornhill, Vin, Additional Voices [6]
2013 Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk Hulk, Panda, MurphyMotion comic
2014Wolverine versus Sabretooth Romulus Motion comic
2015–17 The Deep Will Nekton & Caption Hammerhead
2016 Beat Bugs Mr. Kite [6]
2017 Tarzan and Jane Clayton
Marvel Super Hero Adventures Ultron, Absorbing Man

Anime English dubbing

List of English dubbing performances in anime
YearTitleRoleCrew Role, Notes
1994 Tico of the Seven Seas
1994 Green Legend Ran Communicator
1995 Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf Ripper
1995 Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle Axel Hawk
1995 The Hakkenden Dosetsu Inuyama, Additional VoicesDirector
1995 Ogre Slayer Additional VoicesDirector
1996–2001 Ranma ½ Gendo, Daihakuse, Various charactersDialogue Director (Season 3)
1996 Please Save My Earth Kazuto Tamura
1996 The Humanoid Alan
1996 Ultimate Teacher Principal Suzuki, Scientist
1996–2000 Dragon Ball Z Nappa, Nail, Supreme Kai, Various charactersOcean dub
1996 Maison Ikkoku Kozue's Father
1997 Key the Metal Idol Staff C
1998 Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge Hannya
1998 Monkey Magic Batty, Adm. Dopuck
1999 Monster Rancher Roko
2000 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Duke Dermail, Attah, Vice-Foreign Minister Darlian
2000–01 The Vision of Escaflowne Dryden Fassa, Additional VoicesOcean/Bandai dub
2001 Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz Dekim Barton, Attah
2001–02 Mobile Suit Gundam General Revil
2001 Zoids: New Century Dr. Laon
2002 Z-Mind Uncle
2002–03 Hamtaro Dylan
2002–03 Transformers: Armada Starscream, Thundercracker
2002 Earth Maiden Arjuna Sakurai
2003, 2005, 2010 InuYasha Jinenji, Hoshiyomi, Additional Voices
2002–04 Project ARMS seriesWhite Knight
2002 Trouble Chocolate Ganache, Ham-Ham
2003–04 MegaMan NT Warrior MagnetManAlso Axess
2003 Master Keaton Professor William Stephane
2003 Zoids: Fuzors Dan, Alpha Richter
2003 Infinite Ryvius Additional Voices
2004–05 Transformers: Energon Starscream, Signal Flare
2004 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED George Glenn, Captain Fredrik Ades
2004 Galaxy Angel Z Additional Voices
2005 Star Ocean EX Ururun
2005 Human Crossing Eiji Sasama
2005–06 Transformers: Cybertron Starscream, Brakedown, Colonel Franklin
2005 Tetsujin 28-go Ryusaku Murasame
2005 Starship Operators Dure Elroy, Amateras Captain
2005 Hikaru no Go Mr. Shu
2006 Ōban Star-Racers Rick Thunderbolt, Flint
2006 Shakugan no Shana DantalionSeason 1
2007 The Story of Saiunkoku Voice director (Episodes 20–23)
2007 Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales Kuhei Yamazumi
2007 Black Lagoon Vice President, Spielberger
2007 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Takekawa, SomersetOVAs
2007–08 Death Note President David Hoope, Gelus, Armonia Justin Beyondormason, Jose
2008 Powerpuff Girls Z Mojo Jojo, Mackerel Monster/Daddy Mackerel
2008–09 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 series Sergei Smirnov
2009 Nana Kudo
2012-16 Cardfight!! Vanguard seriesMisaki's Father (eps 24-25), Tetsu ShinjouCredited as William Scott [7]
2012 Kurozuka Izana, Kentoku, Tonba
2013 InuYasha: The Final Act Magatsuhi
2014–present Future Card Buddyfight seriesAooni, Blade Wing Phoenix, Card Rhino, Crossbow Dragon, Death Ruler Gallows, Dragon Knight, Vlad Dracula, Galvanic Feather Dragon, Genma Todoroki, Ice Blade Joker, Merlin, Phantom Ninja, Kashinkoji, Principal Nigirikobushi, Sueroku, Zanya's Father, 7th Omni Earth Lord, Count Dawn (19 episodes), Assault Leader (eps 10, 16), Shadow Hero Schwarz (eps 18, 23); Vert Deus Matrix, Guru Bunbuku, Charge Commander DeltaCredited as William Scott [7]
2016 World Trigger Narrator
2017 Beyblade Burst Kento Aoi

Films

List of voice and English dubbing performances in direct-to-video, television and feature films
YearTitleRoleNotes
1994 Ranma ½: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China Daihakusei
1998Snowden: Raggedy Ann and Andy's AdventureAnimal Walla
2001A Christmas Adventure... From a Book Called Wisely's TalesComet
2002 Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade Kazuki Fuse
2002 Escaflowne Dryden Fassa
2002 Inspector Gadget's Last Case: Claw's Revenge R2K
2003 G.I. Joe: Spy Troops Cobra Commander
2003 Barbie of Swan Lake Erasmus, Villager
2003 Ben Hur Joseph, Soldier #2
2003 Bionicle: Mask of Light Kopaka Nuva, Hewkii
2004 G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom Cobra Commander
2004 Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui Lhikan, Krekka
2005 Barbie: Fairytopia Quill, Amethyst
2005 Inuyasha the Movie: Swords of an Honorable Ruler Saya
2005 Dragons II: The Metal Ages Kraugn
2006 Tony Hawk in Boom Boom Sabotage Larry Grimley, Homey Clown, Worker
2007 The Condor Nigel Harrington
2007 Death Note 2: The Last Name Rem
2008 Barbie & the Diamond Castle Edgar the Innkeeper
2009 Barbie and the Three Musketeers Bertram, Musketeer Guard
2010 Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale Zombie Peas
2011 Barbie: A Fairy Secret Wedding Officiant
2011 Thor: Tales of Asgard Geirmarr
2012 Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar Limburger, Palace Guard #2
2013 Escape from Planet Earth Shanker's Father
2014 Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond Milford
2015 Mune: Guardian of the Moon Leeyoon, Xolal, Cousin 1
2015 Barbie in Rock'n Royals Finn Oxford
2016 My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Legend of Everfree Bulk Biceps
2016 Sausage Party Queso
2017 Barbie Video Game Hero Cutie, Video Game Narrator
2017 My Little Pony: The Movie Bulk Biceps
2020 The Willoughbys Taxi Driver, Various Guides, The Perfect Dad, Hippie Dad

Live-action

List of voice performances in live-action series
YearTitleRoleNotes
1997–98 Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation Leonardo
2019 Gabby Duran & the Unsittables TimbukEpisode" "The Party King and Timbuk, Too"

Video games

List of voice and English dubbing performances in video games
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000 Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed Narrator
2000 Kessen Ishida Mitsunari
2003 Hulk The Leader/Samuel Sterns
2003 Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space Gadem
2004 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Inquisitor Mordecai Toth, various others
2004 Under the Skin Additional Voices
2005 Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects Johnny Ohm, Niles Van Roekel
2005 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Winter Assault Chaos Lord Crull, Techpriest Engiseers, Sanctioned Psykers
2006 The Godfather Sergeant Joe Galtosino, Rocco Lampone
2007 Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Johann Ibrahim Revil
2008 Sins of a Solar Empire Vocal Talent
2010 DeathSpank Deathspank
2010 DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue Deathspank
2011 The Baconing Deathspank
2011 Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll Dorado
2011 Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 Henken Bekkener, Master Asia
2011 Driver: San Francisco Charles Jericho
2012 Shank 2 General Magnus, Razor
2012 Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Vocal Talent
2015 Invisible, Inc. Monst3r

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Preceded by
Doug Parker
Voice of Starscream
2001-2007
Succeeded by
Charlie Adler
Preceded by
Scott McNeil
Voice of Cobra Commander
2003-2004
Succeeded by
Marc Thompson