Jim Ward
Occupations
  • Voice actor
  • radio personality
  • camera operator
Years active1976–2021
Agent(s)Arlene Thornton and Associates
SpouseJanice Ward[1]
AwardsDaytime Emmy Awards
2009 – Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Biker Mice from Mars

Jim Ward is an American retired voice actor, radio personality, and camera operator.

Biography

Radio career

From 2004 to 2014, and again from 2015 to 2017, Ward was the co-host of The Stephanie Miller Show, a nationally syndicated liberal radio talk show that features a number of his impersonations of political figures and other celebrities and news makers.

Voice over career

Ward is known for his dozens of roles in animation and video games. During his long career, he has voiced Captain Copernicus Leslie Qwark in the Ratchet & Clank franchise, Mannimarco in The Elder Scrolls Online, Diamondhead in Ben 10 and Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens, Henry Peter Gyrich in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, newscaster Chet Ubetcha and Doug Dimmadome, Owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome on The Fairly OddParents, Angus on The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs, and Professor Xavier in Wolverine and the X-Men.

In 2006, Ward played Eyemore, Crusher, and Stoker on Biker Mice from Mars, which was a remake of the 1990s show of the same name. The character Stoker had been played by Peter Strauss on the show, but after he left the series, Ward took over. In 2009, for his roles on the show, he was nominated and won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.

Health problems and retirement

In 2021, it was reported that Ward had developed symptoms of a precocious form of Alzheimer's disease and contracted a severe case of COVID-19, leaving him unable to continue voice acting.[1]

Dubbing roles

Anime

Film

Filmography

Animation

Film

Video games

Other

References

  1. ^ a b "Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Won't Feature Jim Ward as Captain Qwark Due to Illness". 12 May 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "Jim Ward (visual voices guide)". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved 22 May 2020. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.((cite web)): CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  3. ^ Rocksteady Studios. Batman: Arkham Knight. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 13:05 in, Voiceover & Mocap Talent.
  4. ^ "Destroy All Humans! 2: Make War Not Love (2006 Video Game)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 25 September 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.((cite web)): CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  5. ^ "Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006 Video Game)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 28 June 2023.
  6. ^ "Final Fantasy XIII (2010 Video Game)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  7. ^ Capcom. Lost Planet 2. Capcom. Scene: Ending credits, 4:18 in, Voice Over Talent.
  8. ^ FromSoftware. Ninja Blade. Microsoft Game Studios. Scene: Ending credits, 3:42 in, English Cast.
  9. ^ "Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness (2016 Video Game)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 8 January 2023.
  10. ^ Troika Games. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. Activision. Scene: Ending credits, 2:14 in, Voice Over Actors.