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If [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking authority needs to kick some ass]], it needs a proper charismatic voice to do so.

Enter Travis Willingham.

Travis Willingham is a voice actor, originally starting out as Col. Roy Mustang in [[Anime/FullmetalAlchemist the 2003 anime adaptation]] of ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''. After that, he started getting [[PigeonholedVoiceActor pigeonholed]] into voicing characters that are either badasses or have a high rank or status, be it military or some other thing (not to mention a few characters PlayingWithFire). He is somewhat [[MemeticMutation memetically popular]] thanks to his infamous "tiny miniskirts" decree and the fact that "HE LOVES DOGS!" (and he actually ''[[CutenessProximity does]]'' [[CutenessProximity like cute things]] -- not hard to believe considering his role as [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Mori-senpai]]). Like Creator/VicMignogna and Creator/AaronDismuke's Risembool Rangers, his loyal Miniskirt Army follows him from con to con. He is among the few voice actors to also get many live-action roles.

In 2005, he become famous for his non-anime activities when he took on Creator/MonicaRial in a tequila shot contest after Anime Weekend Atlanta. Needless to say, the result was hilarious and has come to be known as The Travis Willingham Tequila Story. Multiple versions were told; one each by [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYZoe5ctqxI Vic Mignogna]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvkWJchjv6k Monica Rial]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN8iWp1p5us and of course, Travis himself]].

He has been doing dubbing for many California-based works, as have many other Creator/FUNimation voice actors such as Creator/TroyBaker and Creator/LauraBailey. And now, he's even ''living'' there. He's married to Laura Bailey as of 2011, and thus [[MemeticMutation he's now officially]] [[Franchise/StreetFighter a family man]].

Has a Website/{{Twitter}} [[https://twitter.com/WillingBlam account]].

Willingham primarily does video game voice overs and western animation nowadays, rarely getting any new anime roles, generally only reprising roles when he does anime. If he does get a new anime role, it's usually with Creator/{{Studiopolis}}.

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!!Notable roles from Travis Willingham:
!!!Anime
* ''Anime/BlazBlueAlterMemory'': Relius Clover
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Kugo Ginjo, Love Aikawa, Ashido, Charlotte Chulhorne, and Findorr Calius. He also voiced Kokuto in both the ''Anime/BleachHellVerse'' film and in ''Bleach Soul Resurrección''.
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': Andreas Darlton
* ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'': Amagiri
* ''Manga/DGrayMan'': Yu Kanda (First 51 episodes only; [[TheOtherDarrin Darrin'd]] by Creator/IanSinclair for the 2nd half of the 2006 series and ''D.Gray Man Hallow'')
* ''Anime/ErgoProxy'': Iggy
* ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' and ''[[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood]]'': Roy Mustang
* ''Manga/GhostHunt'': Takigawa
* ''Anime/{{Monster}}'': Christof Sievernich
* ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'': Ginko
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': Jugo and Zetsu
* ''Manga/OnePiece'' (''Funimation'' dub): Portgas D. Ace
* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': Takashi "Mori" Morinozuka
* ''Manga/SchoolRumble'': [[LargeHam Tougou]]
* ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'': Kojuro Katakura
* ''VisualNovel/{{Shuffle}}'': The King of Gods
* ''Manga/SoulEater'': Free
* ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'': Antonio Lopez/Rock Bison
* ''Manga/VampireKnight'': Toga Yagari

!!!Video Games
* ''VideoGame/AliensColonialMarines'': O'neil
* ''VideoGame/BatmanTheTelltaleSeries'': Harvey Dent
* ''VideoGame/BinaryDomain'': Dan Marshall
* ''BIONICLE: The Game'': Tahu
* ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'': Relius Clover
* ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaJudgment'': Death
* ''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}'': Johnny Ariga
* ''Franchise/DragonBall: Raging Blast'', ''Raging Blast 2'', and ''Tenkaichi Tag Team'': Cell (replacing Creator/DameonClarke)
** Was set to continue voicing Cell in ''Anime/DragonBallKai'', but Creator/DameonClarke (Cell's original voice actor), opted to rejoin the project.
* ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors 7'': Xu Huang and Zhou Tai
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyType0'': Ryid Uruk
* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'': Lon'qu and Brady
** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'': King Garon and Lloyd
** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemHeroes'': [[VideoGame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight Ogma, Camus]], and Lon'qu
* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Jul 'Mdama ([[StarfishLanguage not that you could tell by listening to him]]), Paul [=DeMarco=], and Frederic-104 (replacing Creator/AndrewLove)
* ''VideoGame/HearthstoneHeroesOfWarcraft'': Reno Jackson
* ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm'': Gazlowe
* ''VideoGame/InfamousSecondSon'': Reggie Rowe
** ''[[VideoGame/InfamousFirstLight First Light]]'': Shane
* ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'': Talon and Azir
* ''[[VideoGame/LEGOAdaptationGame LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes]]'': Franchise/{{Superman}}, [[DownloadableContent Bizarro and Gorilla Grodd]]
* ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'': Hal-Fred Glitchbot
* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}} Portable'': Theodore
* ''VideoGame/SaintsRowGatOutOfHell'': Satan
* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIV'': Tayama
* ''[[VideoGame/DevilSurvivor Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked]]'': Tadashi Nikaido
* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Knuckles the Echidna (2010-current, replacing Creator/DanGreen), Storm the Albatross, and Zavok
* ''VideoGame/StarCraftIILegacyOfTheVoid'': Phasesmith Karax
* ''VideoGame/StarOceanTheLastHope'': Bacchus D-79
* ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'' and ''VideoGame/StreetFighterV'': Guile
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfXillia'': Gaius
* ''VideoGame/TimeCrisis 4'': Evan Bernard
* ''VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron'': Sideswipe (also Hot Rod in the DS version)
** ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron'': Sideswipe, Onslaught, and Slug
* ''[[VideoGame/TraumaCenter Trauma Team]]'': Gabriel Cunningham
* ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'': K
* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'': Yodai Higashizawa
* ''VideoGame/WorldofWarcraft'': Rell Nightwind

!!!Web Animation
* ''WebAnimation/CampCamp'': Cameron Campbell
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' Volume 3: [[DeathByCameo An Atlas ship captain]]

!!!Web Video
* ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'': Grog Strongjaw

!!!Western Animation
* ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'': Thor
* '' WesternAnimation/LegendOfKorra'': Ganbat
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerbMissionMarvel'': Thor
* ''WesternAnimation/SofiaTheFirst'': King Roland II
* ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'': Knuckles
* ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'': Mackie Hand and Meat Fork
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSuperHeroSquadShow'': ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Human Torch]], Piledriver, and Skurge the Executioner
* ''WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan'': Thor

!!!Other
* Surprisingly enough, one of the four young punks at the bar in the '''live action''' film ''Film/SecondhandLions''. Surprising because instead of portraying an authority figure, he plays [[PlayingAgainstType a rebellious youth with a lot of disdain towards authority]].
** Also the source of one of his favorite stories to tell at conventions, as the director assumed Travis was a stuntman (given the fact that he's tall and quite buff), which resulted in Robert Duvall actually hitting him during the fight scene. After learning that Travis is a regular actor, Duvall apologized profusely and gave him some money to make up for it.
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!!Tropes associated with Travis Willingham:
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: With [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Roy Mustang]], among others.
* BadassBaritone: A good factor as to why his vocal performances are so effective.
* CrossesTheLineTwice: One of his online gamertags is [="RapedBacon."=] A fan asked what this meant at a convention once, and he answered that since his last name is "Willingham," an unwilling ham is... [[PunnyName raped bacon.]]
* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Travis ''in drag'' for a role on ''Series/NipTuck''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu95M2Xy2Ig He pulls it off pretty well.]]
** The behind-the-scenes action with the bar fight in ''Film/SecondhandLions''. Robert Duvall thought that he was a stunt man and kept hitting him over and over again.
* FriendlyRivalry: With Creator/VicMignogna.
* GentleGiant: Very tall, but is a ''gigantic'' sweetheart. Exhibit A: Playing [[Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub Mori]] for a Honey cosplayer at [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi4apf4hiHo Kawaii-Con]]. He looks like he'll beat you up but wouldn't hurt a fly.
* HappilyMarried: To Creator/LauraBailey.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With TroyBaker, who's just as friendly with his wife.
* HilariousInHindsight:
** He's the current voice of Guile as of ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'', who's [[MemeticMutation famous]] for saying "Go home and be a family man." Since marrying Creator/LauraBailey, Travis actually ''is'' a family man!
** A more recent role of his, [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Relius Clover]], is also considered by the [[{{Troll}} fandom]] to be a family man. And yes, the jokes have already been made thanks to Dustloop.
** Not to mention ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', where Roy Mustang (voiced by Travis) is repeatedly told by his friend that he has to "find himself a good wife". Well...
*** Speaking of FMA, this makes Mustang's fight with Lust (voiced by Laura) much more hilarious.
*** Travis actually said that he watched this particular episode of ''Brotherhood'' before he and Laura even began dubbing it. When he saw what Mustang did, all he could do was call Laura over and give her a sly smile and nod as she bluntly asked, "Really?" Later, while Laura was recording the scene, she texted him and commented on how her voice hurt after all the screaming. Travis's response? [[EvilLaugh "Ha ha ha ha ha."]] See the story [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtY5LnlxFEg here,]] complete with Travis's side of the story.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: At 6'4", Travis stands just short of a full foot taller than his 5'5" wife, Creator/LauraBailey.
* InkSuitActor:
** Paul [=DeMarco=] in ''Halo 4'' is essentially him with a shaved head.
** ''Infamous Second Son'' uses motion capture performances so his character, Reggie Rowe, is directly modeled after him.
** Harvey Dent in ''VideoGame/BatmanTheTelltaleSeries'' is also modeled on him.
* KillItWithFire: The modus operandi of several of the characters he has been cast as in his career, something he himself is happy to point out.
* LargeHam: Oh YEAH!!! There's a reason why he's called Travis Willing'''[[IncrediblyLamePun HAM]]'''! Apparently he auditioned for Armstrong in [[Anime/FullmetalAlchemist the 2003 anime adaptation]] of ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', but got Roy's part instead.
** And then there's his performance as [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Charlotte]], which is massively PlayingAgainstType but still manages to be so absurdly CampGay and FABULOUS it borders on ridiculous.
*** Going further than that, there's also [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Relius Clover]]. Although given that he looks a lot like the Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera, it was obvious he would be this. And thanks to some leaked footage of the English dub, his performance doesn't disappoint.
---->'''Relius:''' EXPERIMENTATION HO!
** Ironically he plays one of the less hammy characters in Anime/CodeGeass as Darlton, a series otherwise known for being filled with them.
* MemeticBadass: Thanks to his '''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments TINY MINISKIRTS!!]]''' line.
* OrderVersusChaos: If AuthorityEqualsAsskicking rings a bell, a lot of his characters he voices will fall into the "order" side.
* OneHeadTaller: With voice acting wife/partner in crime Creator/LauraBailey.
* PigeonholedVoiceActor: Normally the high authority[=/=]military figure or law-abiding character who [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking shows his authority by kicking some ass]] - e.g. [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Roy Mustang]], [[Franchise/StreetFighter Guile]], and [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Knuckles]]. However, he's slowly moving away from his typecasting ever since he moved to California.
** Considering one of his most notable roles was [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Char]][[DragQueen lotte]]... mission accomplished.
*** And now he's [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Relius Clover]], practically the furthest character from his pigeonhole, being a MadScientist and all. Unless you count that despite this, Relius is still one of the highest ranking members of NOL and one of the few people who can match [[BigBad Hazama]] in terms of power, thereby adhering to AuthorityEqualsAsskicking.
*** Brady, from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', is a huge softy who happens to look like a thug, so kudos!
*** Phasesmith Karax from ''VideoGame/StarCraftIILegacyOfTheVoid'' is a soft-spoken Khalai class (the lowest class of the Protoss caste system) Protoss, phasesmith being the Protoss equivalent of "engineer". That's about as far from LargeHam Badass Authority Figure as you get.
* PlayingAgainstType: [[VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm Gazlowe]]. Seriously, Ratchet's Boss or whatever, do you actually expect Travis doing ''a goblin?'' Note: He's not using any sort of [[BadassBaritone baritone]] he's known for, and he still pulled it off.
* PromotedFanboy:
** Though he got into it pretty late, he was a massive fan of Dragon Ball Z and therefore [[JumpedAtTheCall jumped at the chance to voice an anime character.]] ''ANY'' anime character. He eventually got to play Cell, one of the show's iconic villains.
** He's also a huge comic book fan; he got to play several characters in ''WesternAnimation/TheSuperHeroSquadShow'' and he also played Thor in ''WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan'', a role which he reprised in ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble''. And then he got to play freaking [[VideoGame/LegoAdaptationGame Superman]]...
* RunningGag: A likely unintentional one is that Travis and Laura Bailey seem to wind up fighting or straight up killing one another quite often when they play competent fighters (See: ''Avengers Assemble'', ''Infamous First Light'' and ''Fullmetal Alchemist'').
* VocalEvolution: There's a quite noticeable difference in his performances in the two ''Fullmetal Alchemist'' series. In the 2003 series he was just starting out and went through some growing pains, while in ''Brotherhood'' he'd racked up several years experience and was far more confident in his performance.
* WhatDidIDoLastNight: The now famous Travis Willingham tequila story.
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-->''TVTropesWillRuinYourLife, [[Franchise/StreetFighter so go home and be a family man.]][[note]]I mean, I did become a family man with Creator/LauraBailey[[/note]]''