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* [[spoiler: The original]] Hank Henshaw in season 2 of ''Series/{{Supergirl}}'' after [[spoiler: he's been turned into a [[HollywoodCyborg cyborg]]]].

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* [[spoiler: The original]] Hank Henshaw in season 2 of ''Series/{{Supergirl}}'' ''Series/Supergirl2015'' after [[spoiler: he's been turned into a [[HollywoodCyborg cyborg]]]].


* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Professor Yana from the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode speaks in a low raspy voice after he remembers who he really is.
--->'''Yana:''' [[spoiler:I... am... The Master...]]
** The Dalek voice effect, a ring modulator at 30Hz, gives this kind of quality to their voices.
*** Spoofed in the "Cards Against Gallifrey" fanmade ''TabletopGame/CardsAgainstHumanity'' expansion pack, with the card "Smoking 1000 cigarettes just so you can sound like a Dalek when you talk."
*** A similar example where RoboSpeak created a raspy voice effect is in the case of the Mechanoids, whose voices have an odd stuttered effect that sounds like a hoarse whisper, possibly created by an early vocoder.
** The prevalence of this choice of portrayal of villains in ''Doctor Who'' was spoofed in a Mark Gatiss sketch for a BBC Doctor Who Night in 1999, in which a SissyVillain in [[FashionVictimVillain dreadful]] RaygunGothic SpaceClothes tries out several different voices in which to announce his evilness to the Doctor, including his natural one and a low booming one, eventually settling on an ominous rasp which he immediately comments sounds just right.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Professor Yana from
''Series/DoctorWho'': So common among villains that in Creator/MarkGatiss's 1999 ''Doctor Who Night'' sketch/minisode ''The Web of Caves'', a SissyVillain in [[FashionVictimVillain dreadful]] RaygunGothic SpaceClothes tries out several different voices in which to announce his evilness to the ''Series/DoctorWho'' Doctor, including his natural one and a low booming one, eventually settling on an ominous rasp which he immediately comments sounds just right. Notable instances include:
** [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters The Master]], the Doctor's arch-frenemy, particularly pronounced in the Peter Pratt and Gordon Tipple incarnations of the character. At the end of the Series 3
episode speaks ''Utopia'', the Master also begins to speak in a low raspy voice after he remembers who he really is.
--->'''Yana:'''
is, to signify the switch from the harmless professor to the villainous Time Lord.
--->'''Yana/The Master:'''
[[spoiler:I... am... The Master...]]
** The Dalek voice effect, a ring modulator at 30Hz, also gives this kind of quality to their voices.
*** Spoofed
voices; this was spoofed in the "Cards Against Gallifrey" fanmade ''TabletopGame/CardsAgainstHumanity'' expansion pack, with the card "Smoking 1000 cigarettes just so you can sound like a Dalek when you talk."
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" A similar example where RoboSpeak created a raspy voice effect is in the case of the Mechanoids, Mechanoids (one of the many short-lived attempts by the series to [[ReplacementScrappy create the new Daleks]] in the wake of rights-holder Terry Nation threatening to withdraw the pepperpots themselves from the programmed), whose voices have an odd stuttered effect that sounds like a hoarse whisper, possibly created by an early vocoder.
** The prevalence of this choice of portrayal of villains in ''Doctor Who'' was spoofed in a Mark Gatiss sketch for a BBC Doctor Who Night in 1999, in which a SissyVillain in [[FashionVictimVillain dreadful]] RaygunGothic SpaceClothes tries out several different voices in which to announce his evilness to the Doctor, including his natural one and a low booming one, eventually settling on an ominous rasp which he immediately comments sounds just right.
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* ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'': Batman (not evil, but scary) has a very raspy affect throughout all three movies, while the third movie's villain, Bane, has a ragged voice due to a respiratory problem. Note that Batman's rasp is an [[InvokedTrope invocation]] of the trope; Bruce Wayne has a normal, smooth voice, but he uses the raspy one deliberately to make him more intimidating as Batman.

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* ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'': ''Film/TheDarkKnightTrilogy'': Batman (not evil, but scary) has a very raspy affect throughout all three movies, while the third movie's villain, Bane, has a ragged voice due to a respiratory problem. Note that Batman's rasp is an [[InvokedTrope invocation]] of the trope; Bruce Wayne has a normal, smooth voice, but he uses the raspy one deliberately to make him more intimidating as Batman.

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->''Asuka did her best to conceal a shiver. This voice was harsh, dry, deep, and put Asuka in mind of dead leaves scratching and rattling around a graveyard.''
-->-- ''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust''

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* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'', Vanitas' voice is much raspier than in his previous appearance, where it was "just" a deeper, colder version of Sora's.


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* ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony'' subverts this. Nightmare Moon sounds like she gargles sand every day. However, when the "vaguely established magical friend power" cures her of evil and turns her back into Princess Luna, she sounds every bit as raspy. Apparently that was just her normal voice all along.
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* The villain of the ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' segment "Harry Canyon," Rudnick, spoke in a raspy voice.

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* The villain of the ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' segment "Harry Canyon," Canyon", Rudnick, spoke in a raspy voice.
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-->'''Yana:''' [[spoiler:I... am... The Master...]]

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-->'''Yana:''' --->'''Yana:''' [[spoiler:I... am... The Master...]]



*** Spoofed in the "Cards Against Gallifrey" fanmade TabletopGame/CardsAgainstHumanity expansion pack, with the card "Smoking 1000 cigarettes just so you can sound like a Dalek when you talk".

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*** Spoofed in the "Cards Against Gallifrey" fanmade TabletopGame/CardsAgainstHumanity ''TabletopGame/CardsAgainstHumanity'' expansion pack, with the card "Smoking 1000 cigarettes just so you can sound like a Dalek when you talk".talk."



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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' zig-zags with this in voiced works like ''VideoGame/DawnOfWar'' or ''VideoGame/Warhammer40000SpaceMarine'', ranging from the more articulate voices of Eliphas the Inheritor, Sindri Myr, and Chaos Lord Nemeroth to the comically LargeHam levels of raspiness of Bale, Warboss Grimskull, the Necron Lord of Kaurava, and Crull.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' zig-zags with this in voiced works like ''VideoGame/DawnOfWar'' or ''VideoGame/Warhammer40000SpaceMarine'', ranging from the more articulate voices of Eliphas the Inheritor, Sindri Myr, and Chaos Lord Nemeroth to the comically LargeHam levels of raspiness of Bale, Warboss Grimskull, the Necron Lord of Kaurava, and Crull.
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-->'''Sir Despard''': Oh why am I husky and hoarse?\\
'''Chorus''': Ah, why?\\
'''Sir Despard''': It's the workings of conscience, of course.\\
'''Chorus''': Fie, fie!\\
'''Sir Despard''': And huskiness stands for remorse.\\
'''Chorus''': Oh, my!\\
'''Sir Despard''': At least it does so in my case!

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-->'''Sir Despard''': Despard:''' Oh why am I husky and hoarse?\\
'''Chorus''': '''Chorus:''' Ah, why?\\
'''Sir Despard''': Despard:''' It's the workings of conscience, of course.\\
'''Chorus''': '''Chorus:''' Fie, fie!\\
'''Sir Despard''': Despard:''' And huskiness stands for remorse.\\
'''Chorus''': '''Chorus:''' Oh, my!\\
'''Sir Despard''': Despard:''' At least it does so in my case!
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* ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony'' subverts this. Nightmare Moon sounds like she gargles sand every day. However, when the "vaguely established magical friend power" cures her of evil and turns her back into Princess Luna, she sounds every bit as raspy. Apparently that was just her normal voice all along.

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* One of the reasons that Elly from BloodStain initially assumes that Dr Vlad Stein, her new employer, is some form of MadScientist is his voice, which is described in-universe as sounding like "sandpaper polishing a rusty can". [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in that Dr Stein is ''not'' evil in any way, but merely happens to have an intimidating voice.

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* One of the reasons that Elly from BloodStain ''Webcomic/BloodStain'' initially assumes that Dr Dr. Vlad Stein, her new employer, is some form of MadScientist is his voice, which is described in-universe as sounding like "sandpaper polishing a rusty can". [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in that Dr Dr. Stein is ''not'' evil in any way, but merely happens to have an intimidating voice.
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* Creator/MarkHamill's [[ComicBook/TheJoker Joker]] from the Franchise/{{DCAU}} is a classic and one of the most iconic examples. Also, Two-Face has a raspy, gravely voice, much more so than his former Harvey Dent personality.

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\n* Creator/MarkHamill's [[ComicBook/TheJoker Joker]] from the Franchise/{{DCAU}} Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse is a classic and one of the most iconic examples. Also, Two-Face has a raspy, gravely voice, much more so than his former Harvey Dent personality.



* At first in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E25TwilightsKingdomPart1 Twilights Kingdom Part 1]]'', Lord Tirek's voice is frail and old, but he later gains [[EvilSoundsDeep a deep, booming voice]] as he returns to his original power.

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* At first in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E25TwilightsKingdomPart1 "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E25TwilightsKingdomPart1 Twilights Kingdom Part 1]]'', 1]]", Lord Tirek's voice is frail and old, but he later gains [[EvilSoundsDeep a deep, booming voice]] as he returns to his original power.







* The Ghost Host in [[Franchise/TheHauntedMansion the Haunted Mansion]] has a mild case of this (especially noticeable in his chuckle), combined with EvilSoundsDeep (all courtesy of Paul Frees).

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\n* The Ghost Host in [[Franchise/TheHauntedMansion the Haunted Mansion]] ''Franchise/TheHauntedMansion'' has a mild case of this (especially noticeable in his chuckle), combined with EvilSoundsDeep (all courtesy of Paul Frees).
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** Frieza of is perhaps best known in the U.S. for the Funimation dub's strangely raspy, crone-ish voice, courtesy of Linda Young.

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** Frieza of is perhaps best known in the U.S. for the Funimation dub's dub for his strangely raspy, crone-ish voice, courtesy of Linda Young.

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** Gluttony's on the raspy side as well, though a bit more so [[VocalEvolution early on]].


* The Biff Tannen of 1985-A in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' has a gravely voice thanks to years of smoking and drinking as an insanely powerful CorruptCorporateExecutive.

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* The Biff Tannen of 1985-A in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' has a gravely gravelly voice thanks to years of smoking and drinking as an insanely powerful CorruptCorporateExecutive.




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* Spang in ''Film/TheQuickGun'' has a very gravelly voice.

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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': The titular convict in "Convict Threatens To Kill Mr. Conklin".
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* Just about anybody Michael Wincott has ever played - Guy of Gisbourne in ''Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves'', Scroop from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'', the warden Armand Dorleac from ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo'', Gant from ''Film/StrangeDays'', etc.
** The same can be said for Michael Rooker any time he plays a bad guy, whether it's a serial killer, or a racist survivor of the zombie apocalypse.

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* Just about anybody Michael Wincott has ever played - Guy of Gisbourne in ''Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves'', Scroop from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'', the warden Armand Dorleac from ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo'', ''Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo2002'', Gant from ''Film/StrangeDays'', etc.
** * The same can be said for Michael Rooker any time he plays a bad guy, whether it's a serial killer, or a racist survivor of the zombie apocalypse.


* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' has the central villain Aku. Of course, {{guttural growl|ing}} is par for the course with any character voiced by the late great Creator/{{Mako}} Iwamatsu.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' has the central villain Aku. Of course, {{guttural growl|ing}} growl|er}}ing is par for the course with any character voiced by the late great Creator/{{Mako}} Iwamatsu.



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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' has the central villain Aku. Of course, {{guttural growl|ing}} is par for the course with any character voiced by the late great Creator/{{Mako}} Iwamatsu.


* [[JerkassGods Myrkul]] in ''VideoGame/{{Neverwinter Nights 2}}: Mask of the Betrayer'' (voiced by S Scott Bullock). This is in perfect accord with his ''ForgottenRealms'' description from AllThereInTheManual, which described his voice as "a high whisper".

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* [[JerkassGods Myrkul]] in ''VideoGame/{{Neverwinter Nights 2}}: Mask of the Betrayer'' (voiced by S Scott Bullock). This is in perfect accord with his ''ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' description from AllThereInTheManual, which described his voice as "a high whisper".



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* The murderous fop Archibald Cunningham gains an evil rasp after the hero of ''Film/RobRoy'' chokes him almost to death. He is not happy about it.

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