Erik Aadahl
Born (1976-09-16) September 16, 1976 (age 46)
OccupationSound editor
Years active1998-present
Known forProviding Godzilla's roar.

Erik Aadahl (born September 16, 1976)[1] is an American sound editor. He is best known for providing Godzilla's roar in the 2014 film of the same name. He also voiced Bumblebee in Transformers: The Last Knight.


He graduated from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts in 1998.[2] He was supervising sound editor on Transformers: Dark of the Moon,[3] for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.[4][5][6] Aadahl notably worked on Godzilla's "roar" for the 2014 Godzilla film and voiced Bumblebee in Transformers: The Last Knight.[7] He was the sound editor for A Quiet Place alongside Ethan Van der Ryn.[citation needed]


  1. ^ State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995 (Sacramento, CA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics), 2005.
  2. ^ Miguel Isaza (March 4, 2010). "Erik Aadahl Special:Exclusive Interview". Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  3. ^ "Sound editor Erik Aadahl: '7.1 can heighten 3D experience'". August 1, 2011.
  4. ^ Jonathan Morales (January 30, 2012). "SF State alums nominated for Academy Awards". San Francisco State University. Archived from the original on June 18, 2012. Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  5. ^ Tommy Brakstad (January 24, 2012). "Norsk studentfilm Oscar-nominert" [Norwegian student film nominated for Oscar] (in Norwegian). Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  6. ^ "84th annual Academy Awards nominees". USA Today. January 24, 2012. Archived from the original on April 18, 2012. Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  7. ^ Symington, Steve (March 2, 2014). "This is the Godzilla We've All Been Waiting For". The Motley Fool. Retrieved March 2, 2014.