Steven M. Kramer (born December 24, 1950 in San Juan Capistrano, California), is an anime and television actor. Best known for his roles as Darkonda of Power Rangers in Space and The Third Hokage of Naruto.
He is married to fellow voice actress Melora Harte. A somewhat complete (though inaccurate in some spots) list can be read here.
Notable roles by Steve Kramer:
- AKIRA: Ryusaku, Miyako, Army (1980's dub)
- Argento Soma: FUNERAL Board
- Berserk: The Golden Age Arc: Governor Gennon.
- Bleach: Shunsui Kyōraku, Barragan Luisenbarn, Central 46 Member
- Cowboy Bebop: Carlos, Otto, Huey, Whitney Matsumoto
- Dirty Pair: Wattsman (Streamline dub)
- Doomed Megalopolis: Shigemaru Kuroda
- Eureka Seven: Axel Thurston
- éX-Driver: Businessman, Dad, Driver
- FLCL: Nanadaba Shigekuni, Train Announcer, Martians Baseball Player
- FLCL Progressive: Tonkichi
- Geneshaft: Chata, Ewers
- Golgo 13: The Professional: Paco
- Heat Guy J: Mauro (second voice)
- JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Dario Brando
- JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable: Yoshihiro Kira
- Lupin III: Goemon Ishikawa XIII (Streamline Pictures, all but The Mystery of Mamo; Kirk Thornton was Goemon in that one instead)
- Mahoromatic: Chocolate Chef, Delivery Man, Green Grocer, Management Leader/Oda Nobunaga, Street Thug 2
- Maple Town: Wilde Wolf.
- Mars Daybreak: EF Helmsman
- Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team: Terry Sanders Jr.
- Monster: Dr. Heinemann
- Naruto: Third Hokage, Fish Seller
- Nodame Cantabile: Hidemi Saku, Sebastiano Viera, Takehiko Miyoshi, Tatsumi Mine
- Noein: Takuya Mayuzumi, Isuka, The Time Drifter
- Outlaw Star: Hadul
- Promare: Old Geezer Burnish
- Rurouni Kenshin: Dr. Gensai
- Sailor Moon R: Wiseman
- Shinzo: Katris, Hyper Chiro, Panda
- Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Cerebros, R.E.V.
- The☆Ultraman: Choichiro Hikari (Darrin for Gary Morgan)
- Vampire Hunter D: Dr. Fehring
- Wicked City: Jin
- Witch Hunter Robin: Syndicate Gunman #3, Thug
- Wolf's Rain: Moss
- End of Days: Businessman
Live Action TV
- Beetleborgs: Mucant (episode - "Pet Problems")
- Desperate Housewives: Detective Hewiit (episode - "Momma Said")
- Everybody Hates Chris: Superintendent (episode - "Everybody Hates the English Teacher")
- The Golden Girls: Dr. Stephen Deutsch (episode - "The Stan Who Came to Dinner")
- Jake and the Fatman: Doctor (episode - "After You're Gone")
- Masked Rider: Cyclopter
- Power Rangers franchise:
- Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Gnarly Gnome, Slippery Shark, Robogoat, Hatchasaurus (2nd voice), Cyclopter (uncredited)
- Power Rangers Zeo: Wolfbane (episode - "The Power of Gold"; uncredited)
- Power Rangers Turbo: Dreadfeather (episode - "The Wheel of Fate"; uncredited)
- Power Rangers in Space: Darkonda/Darkliptor
- Power Rangers Time Force: Electropede (episode - "Uniquely Trip")
- Power Rangers Wild Force: Turbine Org (episodes - "The Tornado Spin" and "Lionheart")
- Roseanne: Roger's Father (episode - "Aliens")
- VR Troopers: Drillbot, Terminoid, Transgressor
- Arc the Lad: Chimera, Operative, Soldier
- Baten Kaitos Origins: Dark Brother
- BlazBlue: Continuum Shift EXTEND and Blaz Blue Chrono Phantasma: Bang Shishigami
- ClayFighter 2: Judgment Clay: Octohead and Jack
- Dynasty Warriors: Lu Su, Zhang Fei (replacing the late Bob Papenbrook)
- Radiata Stories: Junzaburo
- Space Channel 5: Jaguar
- Around the World with Willy Fog: Constable Bully
- Iznogoud: Title character
- Wisdom Of The Gnomes: Holler
- Additional voices and roles in Dallas, Iznogoud, Trigun, Ah! My Goddess: The Movie, Daphne in the Brilliant Blue, Honeybee Hutch, Kiki's Delivery Service (Streamline dub), Pretty Sammy, Planetes, Tales from Earthsea, The Twelve Kingdoms, Vandread, Lilo & Stitch, The Wuzzles, The Young and the Restless, Assassin's Creed and Dirge of Cerberus
Tropes associated with Steve Kramer:
- I Have Many Names: Steve Kraemer, Steven Kramer, Drew Levi Thomas, Drew Lexi Thomas, Drew Thomas.
- Typecasting: Many of Kramer's roles are various Cool Old Guys.
- What Could Have Been: Was to play Father Paul Rawling in Clive Barker's Jericho but got replaced at the last minute.