Carl Winston Lumbly (born August 14, 1951 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American actor and voice actor. As an on-acreen actor, his best known roles are Marcus Petrie on Cagney & Lacey, Marcus Dixon on Alias, Miles Hawkins on the short-lived M.A.N.T.I.S., John Parker in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, and Brother Marcion in Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars. As a voice actor, he's best known the voice of the Martian Manhunter on Justice League, a role which, like many of his DCAU costars, he'd reprise in Justice League: Doom and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Other voice credits include Stalker on Batman Beyond, the Witch Doctor in Diablo III, and Charles Milton Porter in BioShock 2.
Notable roles from Carl Lumbly:
- The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension: John Parker.
- Alias: Marcus Dixon.
- The Alphabet Killer: Dr. Ellis Parks.
- Batman Beyond: Stalker.
- Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Tornado Champion/Tornado Tyrant.
- BioShock 2: Charles Milton Porter.
- Cagney & Lacey: Marcus Petrie.
- The Color of Friendship: Ron Dellums.
- Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars: Brother Marcion.
- Diablo III: Witch Doctor (male).
- Heroes of the Storm: Nazeebo
- EZ Streets: Christian Davidson
- Justice League, Static Shock, Justice League: Doom, and Injustice: Gods Among Us: Martian Manhunter. In Doom, he also voiced Ma'alefa'ak and voiced Anansi in Static Shock.
- Supergirl (2015): Martian Manhunter...s father.
- M.A.N.T.I.S.: Miles Hawkins.
- Doctor Sleep: Dick Halloran
Tropes associated with Carl Lumbly:
- Badass Baritone: He has a deep voice.
- Recast as a Regular: He voiced a couple of characters on Superman: The Animated Series (the mayor of Metropolis in "Speed Demons" and Mala's lover Alterus in "Absolute Power") and Stalker on Batman Beyond before voicing the Martian Manhunter on Justice League.
- Role Reprise: He reprised the role of the Martian Manhunter in Justice League: Doom and Injustice: Gods Among Us.