|Children||3; including Julia|
Loren Lester (born October 4, 1960) is an American stage, screen and voice actor, best known as the voice of DC Comics superhero Dick Grayson/Robin and Nightwing in the numerous animated series and features in the DC animated universe.
Lester is a graduate of the Occidental College theatre department and has voiced and appeared in hundreds of TV and radio commercials.
He began his career very young; one of his early recurring roles was "Roy" in The Facts of Life. He also provided the voice for Rick Gordon, Flash Gordon's son, in the 1986 cartoon series Defenders of the Earth and as Barbeque on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
In 1990, he provided the voice for Jordan Knight in NKOTB TV Series. In 1994, he was also the voice of Gringo in the Don Bluth film Thumbelina.
He also played one of the hall monitors, Fritz Hansel, in Rock 'n' Roll High School.
From 1992-99, Lester voiced Dick Grayson / Robin / Nightwing in the DC Animated Universe, appearing primarily in Batman: The Animated Series and it's revamped follow-up The New Batman Adventures. He later reprised the role in the 2017 direct-to-video, Batman and Harley Quinn.
Lester has appeared in over 200 episodes of series including Parenthood, Bones, NCIS, Ringer, Good Luck Charlie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Awake, The Closer, Desperate Housewives, Cold Case, Criminal Minds, Castle, Two and a Half Men, and many others.
He recurred on all three seasons of the HBO hit comedy series Hung, and had recurring roles on Victorious (Nickelodeon), Gilmore Girls, General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless.
Lester also appeared in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Quickening". He was the Irate passenger in Red Eye. In 2008, Lester played the role of an ER doctor on Heroes in the episode "The Second Coming".
His voice has been heard in numerous critically acclaimed audio books and in popular interactive games such as Halo 4 and Batman: Arkham Knight. He provides the voice of Kirk Langstrom and his counterpart Man Bat for Batman: Arkham Knight.
Lester also voiced Hal Jordan, Green Lantern in "The Eyes of Despero" episode of Batman: Brave and the Bold, also from DC Comics. And then the voice of Iron Fist in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes from Marvel Comics. Recently, he directed the web series Let’s Do Lunch, starring Sam Harris and Barry Williams.
Lester has starred in dozens of plays and musicals. He is seen frequently in the Los Angeles theatre scene and recently made his debut at The Pasadena Playhouse in Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels. He has also starred in productions at such venues as the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, the Santa Monica Playhouse and West Coast Ensemble.
Lester also wrote the stage show It’s Magic – The Life and Music of Doris Day, currently on tour.
Lester and his wife, Kelly, also an actress and daughter of Peter Mark Richman, have three daughters: Jenny, Lily, and Julia.
|1985||G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero||Barbecue||8 episodes|
|1986–1990||Defenders of the Earth||Rick Gordon, Young Kurt Walker||66 episodes|
|1990||New Kids on the Block||Jordan Knight||15 episodes|
|1991||The Legend of Prince Valiant||Messenger, Survivor||Episode: "The Gift"|
|1992–1995||Batman: The Animated Series||Dick Grayson / Robin, Henchman||30 episodes|
|1994||Aaahh!!! Real Monsters||Monster, Camera #2, Monster #2, 3-Eyes, Blorp 1+3||2 episodes|
|1994||SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron||Guard||Episode: "The Dark Side of the Swat Kats"|
|1997||Extreme Ghostbusters||Episode: "True Face of a Monster"|
|1997–1998||The New Batman Adventures||Dick Grayson / Nightwing, Mo, Guard #2||8 episodes|
|2001||Men in Black: The Series||2 episodes|
|2005–2006||W.I.T.C.H.||Julian, Announcer, Aketon, Tynar||8 episodes|
|2009, 2011||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Hal Jordan / Green Lantern||2 episodes|
|2012||The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes||Danny Rand / Iron Fist, Newscaster||2 episodes|
|1998||Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero||Dick Grayson / Robin||Direct-to-video|
|2017||Batman and Harley Quinn||Dick Grayson / Nightwing||Direct-to-video|
|1994||The Adventures of Batman & Robin||Dick Grayson / Robin||Sega CD version|
|2002||Earth & Beyond|
|2003||Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu||Dick Grayson / Nightwing|
|2004||Spider-Man 2||Richard Parker, Additional Voices|
|2005||Ultimate Spider-Man||Richard Parker|
|2010||Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame||Hal Jordan / Green Lantern|
|2011||Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3||Danny Rand / Iron Fist|
|2011||Kinect Disneyland Adventures|
|2012||Halo 4||Additional Voices|
|2015||Batman: Arkham Knight||Dr. Kirk Langstorm / Man-Bat|
|2016||View-Master Batman Animated VR||Dick Grayson / Robin|