James Kevin Ward (born May 19, 1959 in San Francisco, California) is an Emmy-winning voice actor from New York. He is well known for providing voice work for many cartoons and video games, like Ben 10, The Fairly OddParents, and Ratchet & Clank. He was also one of the co-hosts of The Stephanie Miller Show.
Ward retired in 2021 when a COVID diagnosis resulted in the discovery of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. His final appearance as Captain Qwark was for the short Ratchet & Clank: Life of Pie, while the role shifted to Scott Whyte for the 2021 game Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.
Jim Ward's Roles:
- Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura: Arronax, Gar, Joachim, Nasrudin
- The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!: Baron Strucker, Henry Peter Gyrich
- Ben 10: Wildvine, XLR8, Diamondhead
- Biker Mice from Mars: In the 2006 revival, he replaces Peter Strauss as the voice of Stoker after five episodes. He also voices the villains Eyemore and Crusher.
- Danny Phantom: Bertrand
- Diablo III: Belial
- Dilbert: Loud Howard
- Dragon Age II: First Enchanter Orsino
- The Elder Scrolls Online: Mannimarco
- The Fairly OddParents: Chet Ubetcha and Doug Dimmadome, owner of the Dimmesdale Dimmadome.
- Fallout: New Vegas : Dr. Klein
- First Encounter Assault Recon: Commissioner Betters
- Grim Fandango: Hector LeMans
- Guild Wars 2: Tybalt Leftpaw
- Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Sentinel
- Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: Wilhelm "Doktor" Voigt
- Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater: Director Granin
- Ratchet & Clank series: Captain Qwark
- Resident Evil 4: Jack Krauser
- Resonance of Fate: Rowen
- Scooby-Doo, Who's Watching Who?: Stuart Weatherby, Gerald Jenkins, C.L. Magnus, the Scare Pair, the Spooky Space Kook, and the Phantom Shadows
- StarCraft II: Brakk
- Star Wars Episode I: Racer: Mars Guo and Fud Sang
- Transformers: Fall of Cybertron: Perceptor
- Ultimate Avengers: "Herr Kleiser"
- Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines: Grünfeld Bach, Isaac Abrams, Maximillian Strauss
- Wolverine and the X-Men (2009): Professor X, Warren Worthington II, Sentinels