Best Starscream voice actor?

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  1. foxwolf2099

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    Michael Dobson is my favorite.

    If there was a Classics/Universe based TV series, I would have him voice Starscream.
     
  3. Johnator

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    Chris Latta was the best. His voice just oozes personality and deception though I do have to give credit to Animated (even though not a fan of the show) since Tom Kenny does a great impersonation of him.
     
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    Tom Kenny.

    He's like Latta, if he was alive, plus we can all pretty much agree that he puts the actor in voice actor.
     
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    I think it's really got to go to Latta. He's a fantastic actor and I *love* the sound of his voice (you would think, going on memory, that Cobra Commander and Starscream have identical voices, but they honestly don't - there are loads of little differences between them) and chiefly, every Starscream that's come after him is basically some derivation of his voice. He created THE Starscream voice, and everyone else is just riding his coattails. Primes and Megatrons have had lots of different voices, but Starscreams all go back to Latta. In this case, "the original and the best" really is true.

    (That wee list is missing Daniel Ross from the movie video games, but everything I said above still applies. Not so much with Charlie Adler in the movie itself, but then, we didn't really get a good feel for his voice in the role - though I think he'll be frickin' awesome, and was downright bummed when he only got the two lines. Roll on ROTF!)
     
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    I didnt watch the vid or whatever, but the dude that did G1 is good, and the armada voice actor was good too.
     
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    Well said. :thumbs2: 
     
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    Tom Kenny so far, but I sure hope that Adler challenges that in ROTF.
     
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    If they keep the pitched down, super-processed take on the voice, it might end up too generic bad-guyish to really make any kind of big impression. I hope for the best too though.
     
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    Chris Latta will always be the best.

    Dobson sounds like he has a cold while Kenny gives me bad memeories of Penguin from "The Batman".
    Adler sound kind of generic.
     
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    Chris Latta.
     
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    Chris Laata was the best, everyone since seems to follow his lead.
     
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    Latta will always be my fave, but I love Tom Kenny's Screamer.
     
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    Latta for me too, although I do like Adler's take on Screamer.
     
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    I like Latta and Kenny best.
     
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    Kenny's the best.

    Latta started with a better voice than what he ended up with.

    Though I love Latta. From what I've heard, he was the 'bad boy' amongst the G1 voice actors.
     
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    Chris is the best and every one else is trying to be him rather then trying something new. (well in english episodes) The smooth voice Screamer had in Galaxy Voice was a cool idea but I don't see that ever happening here
     
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    Tom Kenny. He's like Chris Latta, except I can stand listening to him.
     
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    I'm with the Latta supporters. I hope that RotF has given Charlie Adler the opportunity to flex his vocal prowess, however. Modulated but not overly so is what I hope for.
     
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    Hands down its Latta. Everyone else is imiating him. While Tom Kenny is great, I think Dobson is underrated, mainly because the series he did Screamer for were just ok. I do think his job with Starscream in Cybertron was pretty damn good tho.
     

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