A popular voice actor for The Ocean Group born in St. Asaph, Wales, Richard Ian Cox (born October 3, 1973 in St. Asaph, Wales) is essentially the go-to voice actor you need whenever you need the Jerk with a Heart of Gold male half of Belligerent Sexual Tension.
While he's had a fairly varied career in voice acting, he will forever be inevitably linked to two roles: Ranma Saotome of Ranma ½, and Inuyasha of, well, Inuyasha. In both of these roles, he played the Jerk with a Heart of Gold... well, read the above paragraph. Interestingly enough, both of those works were actually Takahashi's works. Of further interest is the fact that both characters (in addition that both characters are from Rumiko Takahashi's works) were originally voiced in Japanese by Kappei Yamaguchi.
He also gained prominence for playing Mickey Rooney's teenaged traveler and horse rider, Alec Ramsay, in The Family Channel's Adventures of the Black Stallion during the early '90s.
For your own safety, don't refer to him as "Dick Cox".
Notable roles from Dick Cox:
- Bit Cloud in Zoids: New Century
- Dr. Brendan Gaul in Stargate Atlantis
- Burnerman in MegaMan NT Warrior
- Helicopter Pilot from Ghost Rider
- Ian in Being Ian
- The titular character in Inuyasha
- Kai Shiden in Mobile Suit Gundam
- Normad and Jonathan in Galaxy Angel
- Pietro "Quicksilver" Maximoff in X-Men: Evolution
- Ranma Saotome (Male) in Ranma ½ (replaced Sarah Strange)
- Ranzal and Yaten in Dragalia Lost (credited as Will Williams)
- Revvit and Splitter in Dino Trux
- Scattorshot in Transformers Cybertron
- Snails in My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic
- Trap in Geronimo Stilton