James Arnold Taylor

Biography: James Arnold Taylor was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California and began his career at the age of 16 as a stand-up comic. A year later he became a disc jockey at the town's most popular rock station KTYD-FM. Since then James hasn't stopped working and wouldn't have it any other way. His voice, along with his many original characters and impressions, can be heard all over the country on a daily basis on radio, television, video games, telephone services, even at amusement parks. James has produced in excess of 7000 comedy bits for the Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated comedy services, which play on morning show radio. He has also voiced promos for Fox, ABC, CBS, and NBC; voice-doubled for stars such as Michael J. Fox, John Ratzenberger, Dick Van Dyke, and Nicolas Cage; been the announcer of major campaigns for McDonalds, Disney, Progressive Auto Insurance, and the national phone service AOL MovieFone; and starred in feature animated films and television shows for Disney,James Arnold Taylor was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California and began his career at the age of 16 as a stand-up comic. A year later he became a disc jockey at the town's most popular rock station KTYD-FM. Since then James hasn't stopped working and wouldn't have it any other way. His voice, along with his many original characters and impressions, can be heard all over the country on a daily basis on radio, television, video games, telephone services, even at amusement parks. James has produced in excess of 7000 comedy bits for the Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated comedy services, which play on morning show radio. He has also voiced promos for Fox, ABC, CBS, and NBC; voice-doubled for stars such as Michael J. Fox, John Ratzenberger, Dick Van Dyke, and Nicolas Cage; been the announcer of major campaigns for McDonalds, Disney, Progressive Auto Insurance, and the national phone service AOL MovieFone; and starred in feature animated films and television shows for Disney, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and more. Over the last few years, James has found great success in voicing video games. He has done numerous titles such as Monsters, Inc., Buzz Lightyear, Lilo & Stitch, Lord of the Rings, and held the lead role in the widely popular Final Fantasy X. James runs his own production company/recording studio out of his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife/manager, Allison Taylor. In addition, he co-wrote, produced, and starred in an independent feature based on his stand-up comedy act entitled The Comedy Team of Pete and James. While James does do "on-camera" work from time to time, he has found his true passion to be in voice-over and hopes to have continued success in it for years to come. Expand

James Arnold Taylor's Scores

Highest Metascore: 92 Final Fantasy X
Lowest Metascore: 52 X-Men: The Official Game
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 37
  2. Negative: 0 out of 37
37 game reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
92 Final Fantasy X (PS2) Dec 17, 2001 Voice Of Tidus / Voice Of Tidus 8.8
91 Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (PS2) Nov 3, 2004 Voice Of Ratchet, Maximillian, Natur Chnnel Narrator, Announcer, / Voice Of Ratchet, Maximillian, Natur Chnnel Narrator, Announcer, 9.3
90 Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (PS2) Nov 11, 2003 Voice Of Ratchet, New Ager, Hypnotist Head 1 / Voice Of Ratchet, New Ager, Hypnotist Head 1 9.1
89 Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (PS3) Oct 23, 2007 Voice: Ratchet / Voice: Ratchet 8.8
87 Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PSP) Mar 14, 2006 Gabe Logan (Voice) / Gabe Logan (Voice) 8.9
87 Kingdom Hearts II (PS2) Mar 28, 2006 Jack Sparrow / Jack Sparrow 8.9
87 Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (PS3) Oct 27, 2009 Voice Of Ratchet / Voice Of Ratchet 8.9
85 Final Fantasy X-2 (PS2) Nov 18, 2003 Voice: Shuyin / Tidus / Voice: Shuyin / Tidus 6.6
85 Kingdom Hearts (PS2) Sep 16, 2002 Voice Actor: Tidus / Voice Actor: Tidus 8.8
85 Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (PSP) Feb 13, 2007 VA: Ratchet / VA: Ratchet 8.1
84 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (PSP) Oct 18, 2005 Iceman, Sugarman / Iceman, Sugarman 8.3
84 Star Wars: Battlefront II (PS2) Nov 1, 2005 Voice: Obi-Wan Kenobi / Voice: Obi-Wan Kenobi 9.0
82 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (PS2) Sep 20, 2005 Voice Actor: Iceman, Sugarman / Voice Actor: Iceman, Sugarman 7.5
82 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (X360) Oct 24, 2006 Iceman / Iceman 7.5
81 Ratchet: Deadlocked (PS2) Oct 25, 2005 Voice Of Ratchet, Announcer / Voice Of Ratchet, Announcer 8.9
81 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (PS2) Oct 24, 2006 Iceman / Iceman 8.0
80 Hot Shots Golf Fore! (PS2) Aug 17, 2004 Voice Actor / Voice Actor 9.0
80 Spider-Man 2 (PS2) Jun 28, 2004 Quentin Beck/Mysterio / Quentin Beck/Mysterio 8.9
79 Dissidia: Final Fantasy (PSP) Aug 25, 2009 English VA Of "Tidus" / English VA Of "Tidus" 8.0
78 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (PS3) Nov 17, 2006 Voice - Iceman / Voice - Iceman 7.6
77 LEGO Batman: The Videogame (PS2) Sep 23, 2008 Voice Of Robin / Voice Of Robin 8.7
76 Jak X: Combat Racing (PS2) Oct 18, 2005 Voice Of Ratchet / Voice Of Ratchet 7.8
74 Ultimate Spider-Man (PS2) Sep 22, 2005 Voice: Electro / Voice: Electro 8.0
73 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (WII) Nov 14, 2006 Voice - Iceman / Voice - Iceman 7.3
71 Shrek 2 (PS2) Apr 28, 2004 Voice - Gingerbread Man, Prince Charming / Voice - Gingerbread Man, Prince Charming 8.4
70 Shrek the Third (DS) May 2, 2007 Voice - Artie / Voice - Artie 6.8
70 Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PS2) Sep 18, 2007 Gabe Logan (Voice) / Gabe Logan (Voice) 7.8
67 Spider-Man 2 (PSP) Mar 15, 2005 Mysterio / Mysterio 6.9
65 Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain (PS2) May 4, 2004 Voice: Gabe Logan / Voice: Gabe Logan 6.9
64 Monsters vs. Aliens (PS2) Mar 24, 2009 Additional Voices / Additional Voices tbd