Celebrity Fan Fest
Antonio’s premier POP CULTURE & comic con,
is excited to welcome
Roger Craig Smith
Voice actor and former stand-up comic Roger Craig Smith is a man, quite literally, of a thousand voices. In just one production alone, Roger voiced more than 170 characters for the Emmy award-winning Cartoon Network series Regular Show. He’s the titular character “Mouse”, as well as “Moose” for Amazon Prime’s Emmy-nominated children’s series If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. For Netflix, Roger voices “Pinkeye”, “Bobby”, and “Billy” in Dreamworks Animation’s Harvey Street Kids. On Cartoon Network, he voices “Sonic the Hedgehog” in Sonic Boom, “Hawkodile” and “Richard” for WB/LEGO’s Unikitty!, “Diamondhead”, “Forever Knight” and “Steam Smythe” on Ben-10, “Percy” and “Belson” in Clarence, “Bob” and “Schedulebot” in Powerpuff Girls. On Disney XD’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest, Roger has been voicing legendary superhero “Captain America” since 2012. He also voiced “Batman” in the CD/WB trilogy Batman Unlimited . His impact in the genre of anime includes voicing “Batman” in WB’s feature film Batman Ninja, the maniacal “Deidara” in Narutoand “Shinji Hirako” in Bleach. Roger voiced “Sonic the Hedgehog” in Disney’s blockbuster feature Wreck-It Ralph and in Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internetand was called on by Disney in 2013 to voice lead villain “Ripslinger” in Disney’s hit feature Planes.
Roger’s legacy in video games is extensive. Voice of gaming icon “Ezio Auditore da Firenze” from Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed, which more than 28 million copies have been sold worldwide. WB chose Roger to voice the legendary “Batman” in WB’s Batman: Arkham Originsand Arkham Origins: Blackgate. Roger has been voicing “Sonic the Hedgehog” for SEGA since 2010 and earned early gaming fandom when he voiced the hunky “Chris Redfield” in the Resident Evilseries of games.
Roger is the announcer/narrator for NBC’s smash hit World of Dance, averaging millions of viewers each episode. He’s narrated more than 1,000 episodes of other shows, including TLC’s longest-running primetime series Say Yes to the Dressand DIY Network’s Crashersseries. He’s voiced multiple promo campaigns for major networks and is the imaging/promo voice for the world-famous KROQ 106.7FM in Los Angeles. Multiple national retail campaigns continue to utilize Roger to enhance their message to consumers across all mediums.
An average day begins with sessions from his home studio at 7am for national retail clients, heading into LA from 9am-6pm for animation/game sessions, then back to his home studio for more promo/narration sessions in the evening.
Raised in SoCal and voted “Class Clown” in 8th grade, he focused his creativity toward training in musical theater. He spoke at both his 8th and 12th grade graduations, was elected freshman class president in high school, and hosted a live local TV talk show while earning his B.A. in Screenwriting from Chapman University…all while pursuing a career in stand-up comedy. After working as a comic for 5 years, he left stand-up to pursue voice acting full-time in 2005.
Knowing he’s got fans of all ages on social media, Roger keeps his posts apolitical and family-friendly. An avid supporter of CHOC (Chidlren’s Hospital Orange County), he frequently visits the hospital to meet with patients. He’s currently studying ASL (American Sign Language) and enjoys getting outdoors as often as possible to pursue his passion for nature, hiking/mountain biking, and nightscape/astrophotography, which he shares regularly with his followers on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook (@rogercraigsmith).