James Arnold Taylor is an actor, entertainer, podcaster, motivational writer and speaker, host and emcee for every occasion. He is one of the most versatile Voice-Actors in Hollywood today known world wide within the video game and animation communities, as well as an established event host for Disney, LucasFilm, REEDPop, SquareEnix and the USO.
Voicing cartoon legends such as Fred Flintstone, Huckleberry Hound, Wile E. Coyote, Leonardo the Ninja Turtle, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Johnny Test. James is heard daily on Fox as the voice of Animation Domination, has been featured dozens of times in comedy bits for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, is a voice double for the likes of Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Michael J. Fox, Jay Baruchel, Ewan McGregor, to name only a few… he’s even the voice of the Strawberry Mini Wheat!
James also created his own critically acclaimed one man stage show which has toured world wide called, “Talking to Myself” taking the audience on a fast paced, multi-media ride through the life of a voice-actor where he performs over 200 voices live.
James has been a regular host of the biggest Star Wars conventions and events on the planet; Disney’s Star Wars Weekends, and Star Wars Celebration. Interviewing Star Wars Royalty such as Mark Hamill, Frank Oz, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid and more. He’s hosted behind the scenes events for Disney, Cartoon Network and LucasFilm.
James has lent his voice to all 5 of the new Star Wars films from Disney as various Stormtroopers, aliens, characters and more. Film projects include Ratchet in the animated 3D feature film, “Ratchet & Clank” based on the wildly popular video game series, Buffalo Bob in the upcoming feature film Animal Crackers, The Flash in Lego DC Comics Super Heroes film series and is featured in the hit Voice-Over documentary, “I Know That Voice.”.
On television James plays both Yondu and Cosmo in the Animated Series, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, Boppy and Carl on “Doc McStuffins”, Roofhowse in “Club Penguin”, The Leader in “Hulk: and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” and reprised his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for the hit Disney XD series “Star Wars: Rebels” and the return of the Emmy winning animated series Star Wars: The Clone War for it’s finale season on Disney Plus.
In video games he’s known world wide as the voice of Tidus from the Final Fantasy series, but also Hiccup Haddock for the How to Train Your Dragon series of games, plus comic book legends Spider-Man, Silver Surfer, Professor X, Magneto, Iceman, The Flash, and more! James has done several USO tours performing his stage show for our troops and their families, and was the host for Disney’s Star Wars Weekends 5 years in a row.
In the world of podcasting James has his own show called, “Talking to Myself” which is exactly that, all the voices on the show are JAT done in real time with no edits. On the show he shares stories of his work in Hollywood as well as dives deep into his faith and inspires his listeners to pursue the best in life through positive living and believing. The show wherever you listen to podcasts.
James published his first book, “JAT 365” which is a daily reader of inspirations and motivations for the pursuit of your dreams. He has also shot a video version of the book as daily inspiration for his fans on his YouTube Channel which also takes you behind the scenes of his life as a Hollywood Voice-Actor.