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James Arnold Taylor (born July 22, 1969 in Santa Barbara, California) is a voice actor in video games and film. He rose to prominence by providing English voice work in Square Enix's 2001 video game, Final Fantasy X as the game’s main protagonist, Tidus, a role he would reprise in all subsequent Final Fantasy media that featured the character.

James' other roles during this period include Ratchet in the Ratchet & Clank series (barring the original game), Leonardo from the 2007 TMNT film, Wooldoor Sockbat on the Comedy Central animated series Drawn Together, and voice-doubling for both Captain Jack Sparrow and Timon in Kingdom Hearts II.

Today, Taylor is best known for his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in various Star Wars media, usually as Ewan McGregor's audio double, though also doubling for Sir Alec Guinness in Rebels. He first voiced Obi-Wan in the Star Wars: Clone Wars micro-series and reprised his role in the video game adaption of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: Battlefront II, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and Star Wars Battlefront II (2017). To date, he has portrayed Obi-Wan more than both McGregor and Guinness.

James has also worked as a voice double for actors such as David Spade, Johnny Depp, Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, Billy Bob Thornton, Ewan McGregor, and Christopher Walken.

Simply put, he is truly a Man of a Thousand Voices. You can hear him almost anywhere: from commercials to Western Animation and video games without you even noticing it.

Need an example of his acting range? Just check out this video and prepare to be amazed.

In 2018, he created Talking To Myself.

Not to be confused with folk singer James Taylor.

His notable roles:


Video Games

Western Animation

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