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Robert Bruce Clotworthy (born October 24, 1955) is an American actor and voice actor. A narrator, he is best known as the narrator for the History Channel series Ancient Aliens and The Curse of Oak Island and his role as the voice of Jim Raynor in the StarCraft video game series.

Early careerEdit

Clotworthy's career as a voice actor began when he was fifteen: "My father was a producer of radio commercials and from an early age I would accompany him to recording sessions. I met some of the finest voice talent (Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Mel Blanc, June Foray etc.) and they inspired me."

Filmography Edit

Role as Jim Raynor Edit

Clotworthy starred as the voice of Jim Raynor in the StarCraft series of real-time strategy video games. Clotworthy first appeared as Raynor in StarCraft, in which Raynor was a major character heavily involved in the game's storyline. He reprised his role in the expansion StarCraft: Brood War. A reader's poll for GameSpot voted Raynor one of video gaming's top ten heroes, with GameSpot giving specific praise to the quality of Clotworthy's voice acting.

Twelve years after the release of StarCraft, Clotworthy reprised his role as Raynor in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. The storyline of Wings of Liberty focuses primarily on the Terrans and Raynor in particular, with Raynor taking the role of main character. A review of Wings of Liberty on ITP.net stated that Raynor was "voiced to perfection" by Clotworthy and he was selected as the winner of "GotY Awards 2010 – Best Voice Acting" by reactiontime.co.uk. Clotworthy returned to the role with the expansions StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, as well as Blizzard's crossover video game Heroes of the Storm.

Other rolesEdit

Clotworthy has worked in over 100 feature films and television programs. He appeared as "Forensic Technician" in four episodes of the 1980s U.S. TV series Hunter. Clotworthy was the narrator on the Emmy nominated documentaries Empire of Dreams: The Making of the Star Wars Trilogy and Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed. Clotworthy even worked on The Lego Movie Videogame. Clotworthy also narrated Indiana Jones and the Ultimate Quest and Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight. Clotworthy is also known for voicing the character Marshall Law in both Tekken 5 and its expansion, Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection. He has guest starred on The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men and on China, IL. In 2014, Clotworthy voiced the Espheni (referred to as "The Monk") in the TNT series Falling Skies, and made an on-screen appearance in American Sniper as a Veteran Affairs doctor who consults with Chris Kyle. Clotworthy also voiced the Black Knight, Zelgius, and Finn in Nintendo's mobile title, Fire Emblem Heroes.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Voice, English Version
1985 Doin' Time Attorney
1986 The Check is in the Mail... Moonie
1987 Who's That Girl Lawyer
He's My Girl Jeffrey
1988 My Neighbor Totoro (2005 Disney version) (English version, voice)
Brothers in Arms 2nd Hunter
1991 Switch Bailiff
V.I. Warshawski Philip Pugh
Going Under Submarine Voice
And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird Mike Abbott
For the Boys Navy Commander, Japan
1992 Angel of Fury Currently Unknown Voice
Love Field Announcer Voice
1993 Patlabor 2: The Movie Yukihito Tsuge English Version Voice
Hold Please Richard Grail Short
1995 Phoenix Man #1
1996 Vampirella Professor Steinman
1998 Mulan Zhencha (Big Twin Hun #2) Voice
1999 The Deep End of the Ocean Reporter
The Iron Giant Voice
2000 The Emperor's New Groove Guards Credited as Rob Clotworthy
Voice
2001 The Accidental Spy Currently Unknown Voice
Ablaze Dispatcher Harris
Shrek Lord Farquaad's Guards Voice
2002 One Hour Photo Eye Surgeon
Gale Force Bill Cassidy
The Cat Returns English version, Voice
2003 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Colonel's Soldiers
The Cat Returns Voice, English Version
2004 Shark Tale Currently Unknown Voice
2005 Racing Stripes Horse 2 Voice
Tugger: The Jeep 4x4 Who Wanted to Fly Fatty / USAF Pilot Voice
Crash Landing Jimmy Watkins
2006 Inside Dr. Nance
Pulse Calvin
2007 Rendition Reception Guest
2008 Kung Fu Panda Kung Fu Panda Anvil Of Heaven 1
2010 Buried CRT Spokesman Voice
My Soul to Take News Anchor Voice
2011 The Green Hornet Politician
From Up on Poppy Hill Voice, English Version
2012 Chronicle Newscaster
Paranormal Activity 4 Currently Unknown Voice
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Fury Car Voice
Paradise Man Short, Voice
American Sniper VA Doctor
2016 Captain America: Civil War Newscaster Voice, Uncredited
2017 The New Adventures of Max Higgabottom Voice
2018 The Incredibles 2 Tommy Voice, Uncredited
2019 Charlie's Angels Charlie Townsend Voice

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1973 Emergency! Hamburger Eating Teen Episode: "Inheritance Tax"
Uncredited
1974 The Waltons Tyler Crofut Credited as Rob Clotworhy
Episode: "The Graduation"
Columbo Boodle Boy / Jonathan B. Miller Episode: "By Dawn's Early Light"
Police Woman The Gas Jockey Credited as Rob Clotworthy
Episode: "Shoefly"
1975 ABC Afterschool Special Clete Episode: "The Skating Rink"
1976 The Cheerleaders BJ's Boyfriend Television Film
Black Sheep Squadron Lt. Wyatt Credited as Rob Clotworthy
Episode: "Prisoners of War"
1977 Police Story Corvette Driver Credited as Rob Clotworthy
Episode: "Stigma"
1978 The Rockford Files Tommy Episode: "South by Southeast"
M*A*S*H Private Welch Episode: "Dear Comrade"
1979 Billy Gary Episode: "Fathers and Sons"
1980 Stone The Runner Episode: "Death Run"
1981 Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story Floyd Television Film
Dynasty Ty Meredith Episode: "The Verdict"
1982 Star of the Family Bigelow Episode: "Pilot"
1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. Currently Unknown Television Film
Ghost Dancing Water Deliveryman Television Film
Whiz Kids Arbus Episode: "Candidate for Murder"
1984 Three's Company Tony Williams / Tony 02 Episodes
Shattered Vows Mark Television Film
Sweet Revenge Cashier Television Film
Uncredited
Fatal Vision MP Sergeant 02 Episodes
Television Miniseries
1985 Remington Steele Paul Stuban Episode: "Illustrated Steele"
George Burns Comedy Week Actor Episode: "The Dynamite Girl"
The New Leave It to Beaver Mr. Newhouse Episode: "Wow"
1986 The Colbys Attorney Episode: "The Trial"
Uncredited
Outlaws Mr. Harrison Episode: "Outlaws"
1986 - 1987 Falcon Crest Mark 02 Episodes
1987 Dennis the Menace Tom Television Film
1988 1st & Ten Marshall Episode: "The Inmates Buy the Asylum"
1989 Hunter Kevin 04 Episodes
Mancuso, F.B.I. Currently Unknown Episode: "Classified"
1990 Matlock Prosecutor in Los Angeles Episode: "Nowhere to Turn"
Father Dowling Mysteries Olsen Episode: "The Showgirl Mystery"
Who's the Boss? Greg Episode: "Parental Guidance Suggested"
1991 True Colors Danforth 02 Episodes
Murphy Brown Allen Episode: "Hoarse Play"
1992 Tequila and Bonetti Lloyd Episode: "A Perfect Match"
Herman's Head Frank Episode: "Stop Me Before I Help Again"
1993 Doogie Howser, M.D. Dr. Bob Whitman Episode: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
Batman: The Animated Series Billy Credited as Rob Clotworthy
Episode: "Mudslide"
1994 Boy Meets World T.V. Voice Episode: "The B-Team of Life"
Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 In. Women Voice Television Film
1995 - 2006 The Young and the Restless Judge Russell Jennings / Greg Hillman 43 Episodes
1996 Murphy Brown Dole Operative Episode: "The Bus Stops Here"
Crime of the Century Reporter Television Film
Melrose Place Auctioneer Episode: "Crazy Love"
1997 Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story Dr. Newton Louvern Television Film
1998 The New Batman Adventures Pilot Episode: "The Ultimate Thrill"
1999 The Practice Medical Expert Episode: "Oz"
The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story Ub Iwerks Documentary
Voice
2000 JAG Jim Wythrip Episode: "The Witches of Gulfport"
The Drew Carey Show INS Inspector Episode: "Drew and the Trail Scouts"
2001 The West Wing Tom Episode: "The Drop In"
Mahô shôjo neko Taruto Rakugan English Version Voice
Raptor Doctor Television Film
2003 Boston Public Radio Host Episode: "Chapter Fifty-Nine"
Miracles Steve Jones Episode: "Hand of God"
The Practice Judge Tyler Flynn Episode: "Cause of Action"
2004 Phil of the Future Dr. Gennaro Episode: "Daddy Dearest"
NYPD Blue Roger Episode: "Bale Out"
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Narrator Video Documentary
2005 Hercules Narrator 02 Episodes
2005 - 2010 Medium News Reporter / Ripley's Believe It or Not Announcer / Bradley Campaign Ad Announcer 03 Episodes
Uncredited
2006 That '70s Show Customer Episode: "My Fairy King"
Criminal Minds Don Norvell Episode: "Aftermath"
The Water is Wide Narrator Television Film
2006 - 2012 Two and a Half Men Gangster #1 / Pilot / TV Commercial Announcer / TV Commercial Narrator / TV Announcer 11 Episodes
2007 The Riches Clay Wilkes Episode: "Believe the Lie"
Boston Legal Zachary West Episode: "Beauty and the Beast"
Bone Eater Jimmy Winger Television Film
Judy's Got a Gun Roger Yeager Television Film
Real Premonitions Narrator Television Documentary
Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed Narrator Television Documentary
2007 - 2008 Days of Our Lives Dean Randall Lochlan 03 Episodes
2008 The Batman Warden Credited as Rob Clotworthy
Episode: "What Goes Up..."
Indiana Jones and the Ultimate Quest Narrator Television Documentary
Batman Unmasked Narrator Television Documentary
Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler Narrator Television Documentary
2008 - 2015 The Big Bang Theory Astronaut / Announcer / Dave Roeger / Headmaster Edwards / Train Conductor 05 Episodes
2009 - 2020 Ancient Aliens Narrator 190 Episodes
2010 Sonny with a Chance Dr. Spector Episode: "Walk a Mile in My Pants"
Batman: Under the Red Hood Leo / Thug Television Film
All My Children Minister Episode: "#1.10431"
2011 Big Love Elder Mccrackle Episode: "The Special Relationship"
The Defenders Bennett Perkins Episode: "Nevada v. Hunter"
Eagleheart Stan Episode: "Chris, Susie, Brett and Malice"
The Mentalist Pulaski Episode: "Blood for Blood"
2012 The Mentalist Rudolph Pulaski Episode: "At First Blush"
Diagnosis: Dead or Alive Kurt Episode: "Jamie & David"
2013 Broken Quest Adventure Master Episode: "The Adventure Master"
China, IL Carabas / Kevin Costner 02 Episodes
2014 Falling Skies The Monk 03 Episodes
Sinkholes: Swallowed Alive Narrator Television Documentary
Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull Narrator Television Documentary
We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss Narrator Television Documentary
2014 - 2020 The Curse of Oak Island Narrator 111 Episodes
2015 Beautiful & Twisted Senior Bank Manager Television Film
Switched at Birth Professor Epstein Episode: "The Player's Choice"
Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color Narrator Television Miniseries Documentary
2016 Better Call Saul Spokesperson - Davis & Main TV Commercial 02 Episodes
Ultimate Spider-Man Captain George Stacy Episode: "Return to the Spider-Verse: Part 4"
2017 We Bare Bears Warren Episode: "Neighbors"
Groomzilla Ed Rydell Television Film
2018 - 2019 The Curse of Civil War Gold Narrator 16 Episodes
2019 Vanished Narrator Television Film
Young Sheldon Mayor Harrison Episode: "A Political Campaign and a Candy Land Cheater"

Video GamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1998 StarCraft Jim Raynor Voice
StarCraft: Brood War
2004 EverQuest II Generic Male Erudite Merchant / Generic Male Dark Elf Merchant / Generic Male High Elf Merchant / Generic Male Half Elf Merchant Voice
Tekken 5 Marshall Law - Dialogue Segments Voice
Uncredited
2005 Advent Rising Currently Unknown Voice
Need for Speed: Most Wanted Primary Officer #1 Voice
Kingdom Hearts II Currently Unknown English Version Voice
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Marshall Law Voice
Uncredited
2006 The Da Vinci Code Dr. Robert Langdon Voice
Need for Speed: Carbon Primary Officer Voice
2007 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ Currently Unknown English Version Voice
Lair Loden Voice
The Darkness Frances Fox / Leslie Hound / Daniel Fears Voice
2009 Red Faction: Guerrilla Currently Unknown Voice
Uncredited
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Mr. Fantastic Voice
2010 Dead to Rights: Retribution Inness Voice
Alpha Protocol Albatross Voice
Crackdown 2 Currnetly Uknown Voice
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Jim Raynor Voice
2011 TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea Castanic / Human / Elf Voice
Star Wars: The Old Republic Supreme Chancellor Janarus / Senator Evran / Master Rajivari / Blaesus / Colonel Deulo / Colonel Finley / Gizmel / Major Jazen / Master Rubatin / Officer Silas / Sor-Nak / Taxi Droid Voice
2012 Hitman: Absolution Currently Unknown Voice
2013 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Jim Raynor Voice
Star Wars: The Old Republic: Rise of the Hutt Cartel The Shroud Voice
Marvel Heroes Vulture Voice
Uncredited
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Voice
Grand Theft Auto V The Local Population Voice
2014 The Lego Movie Videogame Voice
Star Wars: The Old Republic: Shadow of Revan The Shroud Voice
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Voice, English Version
Star Wars: The Old Republic: Knights of the Fallen Empire The Shroud / Mandalorian Warrior Voice
Heroes of the Storm Jim Raynor Voice
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Jim Raynor Voice
2016 Batman: The Telltale Series Jack Ryder / Commissioner Grogan / Enforcer 4 Voice
Mafia III Voice
Final Fantasy XV Voice, English Version
Uncredited
Star Wars: The Old Republic: Knights of the Eternal Throne Captain Frem / GenoHaradan Leader / Zakuulan Socialite Voice
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes The Black Knight / Zelgius / Finn English Version
Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolus Additional Voices English Version
Batman: The Enemy Within Jack Ryder / Agent Mario Hernandez / Mourner / Newscaster 1 Voice
2018 Lego The Incredibles Currently Unknown Voice
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Black Knight English Version
2019 Star Wars: The Old Republic: Onslaught Voice
2020 The Last of Us Part II Seth
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