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'''Troy Edward Baker''' is a voice actor and musician from Texas whose forte seems to be playing [[ZeroPercentApprovalRating assholes]], be they heroic or villainous. On the other hand, though, he's also good at playing [[PluckyComicRelief comedic]] characters, even though some of them [[ObfuscatingStupidity just might end up being the former]].

He has been doing voiceover work in California and with this change his forte has switched to playing {{Magnificent Bastard}}s. If he voices a character like this, expect a character voiced by Creator/JohnnyYongBosch to oppose him. Also seems to like playing a FakeBrit, generally either the EvilBrit or TheMeanBrit[[note]]Kazkis Proxy and Schneizel have that EvilBrit thing going for them; November 11 and Excalibur are actually supposed to be British and have aspects of TheMeanBrit[[/note]].

He has become a major presence in the ''ComicBook/{{Batman}}'' franchise, having voiced [[VideoGame/LEGOBatman Bat]][[VideoGame/BatmanTheTelltaleSeries man]], ''[[VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity two]]'' [[VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight Robins]], along with various villains. Most notably, he showed that he was a worthy successor to Creator/MarkHamill's iconic portrayal of SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker by doing a near-perfect replication of Hamill's voice in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins''.

Troy married his wife Pam on October 13, 2012. Apparently, this is one of the main reasons why Creator/MatthewMercer [[TheOtherDarrin took over his role]] as Kanji in the second half of the ''Persona 4'' anime. By the time he's back from honeymoon, he's gone to become so well-known and busy in the industry, Creator/MatthewMercer would end up succeeding many of his roles in anime and Japanese games.

Troy is currently one of the most popular voice actors working out of Los Angeles today - you probably know him best for Booker Dewitt in ''VideoGame/BioshockInfinite'', Joel in ''VideoGame/TheLastOfUs'', the default male voice in the ''Saints Row'' series from ''3'' onwards, the first voice of Kanji in ''Persona 4'' (he left halfway through recording of the anime adaptation because of his marriage and honeymoon, and has since been replaced by Creator/MatthewMercer), Hawkeye in ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' and Snow in the ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' trilogy. While he might not be able to reprise his Japanese-based works, he'll still appear in Western works, examples include ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' (Gul'dan) and ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'' (Shinnok)

His Japanese counterpart is Creator/TakehitoKoyasu, mostly due to the joke that they are in everything in addition to their similar vocal ranges. In terms of shared roles, he's the American counterpart to Creator/TomokazuSeki and Creator/KosukeToriumi.

Has a Website/{{Twitter}} [[https://twitter.com/TroyBakerVA account]].
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!!Notable roles by Troy Baker:
!!!Anime
* [[PlayingAgainstType Abel Nightroad]] in ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood''
* Action Bastard in ''Manga/CrayonShinChan'' (the Creator/AdultSwim GagDub version)
* Akatsuki Kain in ''Manga/VampireKnight''
* Excalibur in ''Manga/SoulEater'' ([[CatchPhrase FOOL!]])
* Frank Archer in ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist''
** Greed Ling (The Second Greed) in ''[[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood]]''
* Gin in ''[[Manga/DetectiveConan Case Closed]]''
* Hoi in ''Anime/DragonBallZWrathOfTheDragon''
* Jenos Hazard in ''Manga/BlackCat''
* Jin Kariya in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''
** Ganryu in the first film ''Anime/BleachMemoriesOfNobody''.
* Kazkis Proxy in ''Anime/ErgoProxy''
* Kouga Gennosuke in ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}''
* Madarao and Kaguro in ''Manga/{{Kekkaishi}}''
* Makoto Kawazu in ''Manga/DesertPunk''
* November 11 in ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack''
* Ryosuke Morimi in ''Anime/EdenOfTheEast''
* Schneizel el Britannia in ''Anime/CodeGeass''
* Syam Vist in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamUnicorn''
* Yamato and Pain in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''
* Zuuma/[[spoiler:Radok]] in ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' ''Revolution'' and ''Evolution-R''

!!!Video Games
* Alec Mason in ''Franchise/RedFaction: Guerilla''
* Alex Taylor in ''VideoGame/TheCrew''
* Batman, Sinestro, Brainiac, and Two-Face in ''[[VideoGame/LEGOAdaptationGame LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes]]''
** Batman, Two-Face, Hush, the Atom, Red Hood, and Killer Moth in ''[[VideoGame/LEGOAdaptationGame LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham]]''
** DC Comics Batman, Two-Face, and [[WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}} the Digital Overlord]] in ''VideoGame/LegoDimensions]]
* Batman/Bruce Wayne in ''VideoGame/BatmanTheTelltaleSeries''
* Booker [=DeWitt=] in ''VideoGame/BioshockInfinite''
* The Boss ("Male Voice 1") in ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'' and ''VideoGame/SaintsRowIV''
* Buck the Exile Human Spellslinger Explorer in ''VideoGame/WildStar''
* Charles Gregory in ''VideoGame/BinaryDomain''
* Cole Rainsford in ''VideoGame/CabelasDangerousHunts'' (2011)
* Delsin Rowe in ''VideoGame/InfamousSecondSon''
* Erron Black, Shinnok, and Fujin in ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX''
* Espio the Chameleon in ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' (2010-current)
* Gul'dan in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' (since ''Warlords of Draenor'') and ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm''
* Hades and Pyrrhon in ''VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising''
* Jake Muller in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' (he also sings the ending theme for Jake's campaign)
* Jack Mitchell in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyAdvancedWarfare''
* James in the Xbox 360/[=PS3=] version of ''VideoGame/SilentHill2''
* Jetfire and Zeta Prime in ''VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron''
** Jetfire, Kickback, and Jazz in ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron''
* Joel in ''VideoGame/TheLastOfUs''
* Joseph Allen and random Army Rangers in ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare2''
* Kagan in ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}} 2''
* Kai Leng in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''
* Kanji Tatsumi and [[spoiler:Shadow Kanji]] in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' (also for Golden, Arena and the first half of the anime, which could be considered a second StarMakingRole)
** Eikichi 'Michel' Mishina in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}''
* Kul Tesska in the ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes]]'' video game
* Logan Thackeray in ''VideoGame/GuildWars2''
* Lyndon the Scoundrel in ''VideoGame/DiabloIII''
* Markus Vaughn in ''VideoGame/TraumaCenter''
* Sgt. Matt Baker, [[TheDanza appropriately]], in ''VideoGame/BrothersInArms''
* Migrant AC, Zodiac #3 and the second computer voice in ''VideoGame/ArmoredCore 5''
* Mitsunari Ishida in ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara: Samurai Heroes'' and the anime
* Sam Drake in ''VideoGame/Uncharted4AThiefsEnd''
* Comicbook/{{Nova}} in ''Ultimate VideoGame/MarvelVSCapcom3'' and ''VideoGame/MarvelHeroes''
* Ocelot in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain''
* Olivier Lenheim and Bleublanc in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsInTheSky'' (replaced by Creator/MatthewMercer and Creator/KirkThornton, respectively, in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsOfColdSteel Trails of Cold Steel]]'')
* Orkos in ''VideoGame/GodOfWarAscension''
* Pagan Min in ''VideoGame/FarCry4''
* Talion in ''VideoGame/MiddleEarthShadowOfMordor'' and ''VideoGame/MiddleEarthShadowOfWar''
* Pyrrhon and Arlon in ''VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising''
* Rhys in ''VideoGame/TalesFromTheBorderlands''
* Ryu Hayabusa in the ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' series (from ''Dimensions'' on) and ''VideoGame/NinjaGaiden 3''
* Sigma in the promotional anime for ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' [[spoiler: and Kyle Klim in the game proper.]]
* Sinestro ([[VideoGame/LEGOAdaptationGame again]]) and Nightwing in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs''
* Siris in ''VideoGame/InfinityBlade''
* [[PlayingAgainstType Snow]] [[TheHero Vill]][[TheIdealist iers]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'', ''VideoGame/LightningReturnsFinalFantasyXIII'', and ''VideoGame/WorldOfFinalFantasy'' ([[MemeticMutation STEELGUARD!]])
* Sol Badguy in ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear 2: Overture''
* Superman in ''VideoGame/InfiniteCrisis''
* Suzaku in ''VideoGame/TrinityUniverse''
* Terrance Brooks, the Black Ops Multiplayer Announcer by proxy, and additional voices in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps''
* Two-Face and Robin in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''
** ComicBook/TheJoker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins'' and ''WesternAnimation/BatmanAssaultOnArkham''
** Arkham Knight[=/=][[spoiler:Red Hood ([[VideoGame/LegoAdaptationGame again]])]] in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight''
* Valvatorez in ''VideoGame/Disgaea4APromiseUnforgotten''
* Vincent Brooks in ''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}''
* Yun in ''VideoGame/ManaKhemia2FallOfAlchemy''
* Yuri Lowell in ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'' (his StarMakingRole in the video game industry)
* Zenith and Theron Shan in ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic''
* Klackon adviser and Psilon adviser in the 2016 remake of ''VideoGame/MasterOfOrion''.

!!!Western Animation
* The Joker (again) in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanUnlimitedMonsterMayhem''.
* Loki and Hawkeye in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble''
* Steeljaw in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise''
* Van Kleiss and Biowulf in ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex''
* Whirlwind, Clay Quartermain, Grey Gargoyle, Blizzard, Ulik, Faradei, Groot, and Michael Korvac in ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes''
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!!Tropes frequently used for this actor's roles
* BadassBaritone: Normally uses a deep voice in many of the characters he voices. This is especially true if the character is an AntiHero or a villain.
* DeadpanSnarker: Some of the characters he had voiced tend to be sarcastic.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Whenever he plays a villain, expect them to have a deep voice.
* ManOfAThousandVoices: As expected from a veteran Funimation voice actor residing in LA.
** Taken to truly ridiculous levels in the ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamSeries'', where he's played five (and a sixth for [[SplitPersonality Two-Face]]) major characters, both heroes and villains, all of whom sound different. Rocksteady were actually able to use this in ''Arkham Knight'' to hide the fact that [[spoiler: two of his characters were the same person]].
** Another great example is in ''VideoGame/TalesFromTheBorderlands'' where his character has lines emulating characters played by Creator/NolanNorth and Creator/PatrickWarburton. You can tell Baker is actively trying (And slips up a bit with Warburton) to not too perfectly mimic the other actors' voices.
* SerkisFolk: He does a good bit of mocap work along with the voice acting in many video games such as ''VideoGame/TheLastOfUs'' and ''VideoGame/InfamousSecondSon''. In fact, he's one of the many voice actors to promote this in the American video game industry thanks to the advancing technology in many video game consoles.
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-->[[VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins "Ding Dong, the Bat is dead! Which old Bat? The dumb old Bat! Ding Dong, the dumb old Bat is dead! HAHAHAHAHA!"]]