Tony Oliver

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Tony Oliver
Tony Oliver Animate Florida 2016.jpg
Oliver at Animate Florida in 201
Born
Rafael Antonio Olivier

(1958-05-12) May 12, 1958 (age 62)
Occupation
  • Voice actor
  • voice director
  • script writer
  • producer
Years active1975–present
Website tonyoliverentertainment.com

Rafael Antonio "Tony" Olivier (born May 12, 1958) is a Puerto Rican-born American voice actor best known for voicing Rick Hunter from Robotech , Lancer from Fate/stay night , and Arsène Lupin III from Lupin the Third . He helped produce the live action shows Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and VR Troopers . [1] [2]

Contents

Filmography

Anime

List of dubbing performances in anime
YearSeriesVoice roleNotesSource [3] [4]
1985 Captain Harlock and the Queen of a Thousand Years Christopher "Chris" Jenson [5]
1985 Robotech series Rick Hunter Also Sentinels [5] [6]
1991 Fist of the North Star: The Movie Bat [5] [7]
200002 Rurouni Kenshin Daigoro, Toromaru [5]
2000 Gate Keepers Hippie [5]
2001 Transformers: Robots in Disguise Additional voicesVoice director [5]
2003 Lupin the Third Part II Arsène Lupin III; additional voicesAlso in Part IV , Part V , and various movies and specials [5] [7]
2003 Please Teacher seriesVoice director/writer, also Twins [5] [8]
200405 Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo Voice director/writer [5] [9]
2004 Gungrave Harry MacDowell [1] [5]
2004 I'll / CKBC Yoshiki [5]
2004 Marmalade Boy Bill Matheson [5]
2004 Space Pirate Captain Herlock: The Endless Odyssey Yasu [5]
2004 Stellvia Joy Jones, Headmaster [5]
200405 Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo Maximilien Morrel [5] [10]
2004 Submarine 707R Ryota Yamada [5]
2004 Wolf's Rain Horse [5]
200405 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Sugi, othersAlso 2nd Gig [5]
2005 New Getter Robo Voice director/writer [5]
2005 IGPX Edgeraid CoachTV series [5]
2005 Overman King Gainer Hughes GauliVoice director/writer [5]
200506 Naruto Minato Namikaze [1] [11]
2005 Planetes Yankees, KeithVoice director/writer [5]
2005 Tenchi Muyo Misao KuramitsuOVA3 [5]
2005 Ultra Maniac Tetsuji Kaiji [5]
200506 Saiyuki seriesSha GojyoReload and Gunlock [5]
2006 Eureka Seven HapVoice director/writer [5]
2006 Haré+Guu Voice director, ADR writer [12]
2006 Fate/stay night Lancer [5]
2006 Haré+Guu Rick [13]
2006 Karas Detective Sawada [5]
2007 Flag Takashi [5]
2007 Tokko Ranmaru Shindo [5]
2008 Gurren Lagann Simon (Old), NarratorVoice director/writer [8] [14] [15]
2008 Lucky Star Sojiro Izumi [5] [7]
2008 Tweeny Witches JidanVoice director/writer [5]
200916 Naruto Shippuden Minato Namikaze [1] [11]
2011 K-On! seriesVoice director [16]
201112 Squid Girl Voice director [16]
2012 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood BrufordOnly appears in Part 1
2012 Magi: The Kingdom of Magic seriesVoice director, also Labyrinth [16]
2012 Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan seriesVoice director [16]
2014 Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet Voice director [16]
2015 Lupin the Third Part IV: The Italian Adventure Arsène Lupin III
2015 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Lancer [17]
2016 Love Live! Voice director [18] [19]
2016 Charlotte Voice director [20]
2018 Beyblade Burst Turbo Benimaru
2018 Lupin the Third Part V Arsène Lupin III


Animation

List of voice performances and production work in animation
YearSeriesVoice roleCrew roleNotesSource [3] [4]
2013 NFL Rush Zone Chargers RusherEpisode: "There's Snow Place Like Home"[ citation needed ]

Live-action roles

List of acting and voice performances in live-action film and television
YearSeriesVoice roleCrew roleNotesSource [3] [4]
199395 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Saba, Wizard of Deception, NeedlenoseSupervising producer (Season 1-2), co-producer (Season 3), writer (Season 1-2)
199496 VR Troopers DiceSupervising producer
1996 Power Rangers Zeo Co-producer, writer
1997 Power Rangers Turbo writer
1998 Power Rangers in Space Frightwing / Leonardo 2 episodes; Uncredited
2001 Power Rangers: Time Force Klawlox [7]
2002 Power Rangers: Wild Force Signal Org [7]

Film

List of voice performances and production work in feature films
YearSeriesVoice roleCrew roleNotesSource [3] [4]
1982 The Sea Prince and the Fire Child SiriusDebut role [1] [5] [21]
1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie Saba
2003 Lupin the Third: The Mystery of Mamo Arsène Lupin III [22]
2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Rick Hunter [6]
2018 Lupin the Third: Legend of the Gold of Babylon Arsène Lupin III [22]
2019 Lupin the Third: Blood Seal of the Eternal Mermaid Arsène Lupin III [22]
2020 Lupin the Third: Goodbye Partner Arsène Lupin III [22]
2020 Lupin III: The First Arsène Lupin III [23]
List of voice performances and production work in direct-to-video films and television specials
YearSeriesVoice roleCrew roleNotesSource [3] [4]
1998 Rusty: A Dog's Tale Gabby the Goat, Rebel the DogLive-action anime dub [7]
1990 Fist of the North Star: The Movie Bat [7]
2001 Akira Various characters Animaze/Pioneer dub [5]
2001 Ah! My Goddess: The Movie Keiichi [5] [24]
2004 ex-Driver: the Movie Joe [5]
2004 Mobile Suit Gundam F91 George AzumaVoice director/writer [5]
2012 Sengoku Basara: The Last Party Hideaki KobayakawaLive-action anime dub [7]


Video game roles

List of voice performances and production work in video games
GameYearVoice roleNotesSource [3] [4]
Lupin the 3rd: Treasure of the Sorcerer King 2004 Arsène Lupin III English dub, PS2
Klonoa: Door to Phantomile 2009King Seadoph, Forest GuardianWii [7]
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger 2009 Bang Shishigami [7]
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes 2010 Naoe Kanetsugu, Kobayakawa Hideaki [25]
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja series201116 Minato Namikaze Also Storm, Impact [7]
Grand Chase 2014Uno

Documentaries

List of appearances in documentaries
YearSeriesRoleNotesSource [3] [4]
2008 Adventures in Voice Acting Himself


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  10. Bertschy, Zac (February 15, 2008). "Hey, Answerman!". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 6, 2015. and Tony Oliver as Maximilien, a sincere soldier willing to risk everything for love. Also, I've heard these actors in many other series but in this one they were directed to some of their best performances ever by Tony Oliver.
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