Erik Aadahl
OccupationSound editor
Years active1998-present
Known forProviding Godzilla's roar.

Erik Aadahl 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.[1] He was supervising sound editor on Transformers: Dark of the Moon,[2] for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.[3][4][5] Aadahl notably worked on Godzilla's "roar" for the 2014 Godzilla film and voiced Bumblebee in Transformers: The Last Knight.[6] He was the sound editor for A Quiet Place alongside Ethan Van der Ryn.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Miguel Isaza (March 4, 2010). "Erik Aadahl Special:Exclusive Interview". Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "Sound editor Erik Aadahl: '7.1 can heighten 3D experience'". August 1, 2011.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Tommy Brakstad (January 24, 2012). "Norsk studentfilm Oscar-nominert" [Norwegian student film nominated for Oscar] (in Norwegian). Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  5. ^ "84th annual Academy Awards nominees". USA Today. January 24, 2012. Archived from the original on April 18, 2012. Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  6. ^ Symington, Steve (March 2, 2014). "This is the Godzilla We've All Been Waiting For". The Motley Fool. Retrieved March 2, 2014.