House of the Dragon Trailer - The Loop
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A late British actor who played mostly villainous roles with a deep, highly distinctive voice. His natural speaking voice just oozed that of a Magnificent Bastard. He died at 73 in 2006.
Some of his major roles are:
- Time Bandits (Voice of the Supreme Being)
- Jungle Book 2 (Shere Khan)
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Frollo)
- Re Boot (Megabyte)
- Legacy of Kain (Elder God, Mortainus)
- Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (Xantam)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Dregg)
- The Mighty Ducks (Wraith)
- Spider-Man: The Animated Series (Baron Mordo)
- Tale Spin (Shere Khan again, only as a Corrupt Corporate Executive this time).
- Teen Titans (narrator, some episodes)
- Animaniacs (narrator, some episodes)
- Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (narrator)
- Mighty Max (Virgil, the Obi Wan and a rare sympathetic role)
- Lois and Clark (Lex Luthor's assistant Nigel, a rare live role)
- Many voices in the CD version of King's Quest VI, including Captain Saladin.
- Gargoyles (Anubis)
- The Bards Tale (the 2004 version, as The Narrator)
- Tom and Jerry: The Movie (Mr. Lickboot. "We've got to have...MONEEEYY....")
- The Tick (Chairface)
- An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (Toplofty)
- Fallout (Lieutenant)
- Planescape: Torment (appears near the end as The Transcendent One)
- Armed and Dangerous (King Forge)
- Sacrifice (Mithras)
- Skeleton Warriors (Narrated the Title Sequence)
- X Men Legends (Magneto, but only for the first game as he fell ill before the second one began development)
- Fantastic Four (Galactus and Terrax, but after season 1 he only played the former)
- Treasure Planet Narrator
- Rugrats Dr. Lipschitz
- Return to Castle Wolfenstein OSS Director
- Badass Baritone
- Cool Old Guy
- Mean Character, Nice Actor: In an interview for Disney Adventures that was published right around the time that The Hunchback of Notre Dame was released, Tony made it a point to say that he was actually a very nice man in Real Life, despite continually playing villains.
- Typecasting: He was mainly cast in villainous roles, especially the Evil Brit type.
- Playing Against Type: Dr. Lipschitz. To a lesser extent, the scientist who Philium Benedict has "detained" as punishment for the shorting out of the weather laser in Recess: School's Out.
- Apparently his Typecasting was so well known, that it was even emulated by certain voice actors (eg, Richard Waugh's performance as Albert Wesker from the Resident Evil series was cited to have been based on that of Tony Jay's performance as Shere Khan).