Creator / Matthew Mercer

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Matthew Christopher Miller (born June 29, 1982), better known by his stage name Matthew Mercer, is an American voice actor born in Florida. He started off providing background voices in anime dubbing in the early 2000's. He eventually found more prominence in Japanese video game dubs and some western animation voice roles, though around 2012/2013, he eventually started gaining more prominent roles in anime voice over work. In 2010, he directed and starred in the live-action web original series There Will Be Brawl, which also featured friends and other voice actors such as Kyle Hebert.

Alongside There Will Be Brawl, Matthew is known for voicing Chrom in Fire Emblem Awakening, Levi in Attack on Titan and Kanji from Persona 4 after Troy Baker was unable to come back (more specifically, Matthew was brought in during recording for the anime adaptation, as Troy got married and went on honeymoon).

However, his most well-known current role is working as the DM for Geek & Sundry's Critical Role, where he and other voice actors get together to play Dungeons & Dragons. This has become so successful, he also was called on to DM the Nerdist campaign Force Grey: Giant Hunters. Oh, and he was also DM for a game featuring Pewdiepie and CinnamonToastKen. Plus, he got to DM a one-shot for Vin Diesel in a Critical Role spin-off to promote The Last Witch Hunter. And then on August 6th 2016, Matt got to announce that his custom campaign setting was being made into a book that contained information on how to run games in his custom setting. In case you hadn't figured it out, he really likes D&D (If you're wondering, his personal favorite character that he likes to play is a Dwarf Bard).

On October 24, 2016, he got engaged to Marisha Ray, and they were wed on October 21, 2017.

Has a Twitter account, and a Facebook account which is here.

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Anime

Video Games

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Western Animation


Tropes associated with Matthew Mercer at High Noon...:

  • Badass Baritone: A lot of his roles have really deep voices. He is, however, capable of readjusting his voice for younger characters (for example, Shigure, Spyro and Yusuke).
  • The Cameo: He has one in the Man at Arms episode where the Sword of Omens is forged, and gets to try it out. He also has a cameo as a bard in Rat Queens.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Some of his roles fall under this such as Lao and Alvin.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A lot of his characters can be sarcastic. Chrom, Chamber, Alvin, and Levi are noticeable examples.
  • Jerkass: He himself has admitted he voices a lot of smarmy douchebags, though they fall more along the Jerk with a Heart of Gold side of things such as Levi.
  • Large Ham: He doesn't actually get to be melodramatic very often, but when he does...he goes full ham. Sinbad, Aikuro, Leorio, and the male playable Norn character are some of the best examples.
  • Man of a Thousand Voices: Boasts an impressive range. In cases of substitution, he's capable of sounding exactly like Troy Baker and even Roger Craig Smith (which makes it extra funny when they get together as three of the four main protagonists of Resident Evil 6).
    • Shown off to no end in Critical Role, where he's free to play against type with characters like Camp Gay Gilmore and Creepy Awesome Clarota. He even manages to play female characters convincingly, and makes them all sound different from each other note . The players - who are all professional voice actors - all praise his range during the episode 10 Q&A.
    • Also demonstrated in There Will Be Brawl: in addition to being the live actor for Ganondorf, he provides the voices of Meta Knight and Kirby.
    • In the Heirs of Fate DLC for Fire Emblem Fates, he gets a chance to show off his singing skills (he, as Shigure, sings both the final battle theme and the credits song), and they're just as impressive as his acting.
  • Pigeonholed Voice Actor: He's unquestionably the go-to guy for serious and/or sarcastic badasses with deep voices. Bonus points of they're fairly young (a lot of his characters are either teenagers or young men in their twenties) and have troubled pasts.
  • Talking to Himself: Frequently in the Pillars of Eternity series as he voices both Edér and Aloth, who are both recurring companions in both games.

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