Robin Atkin Downes
Robin Atkin Downes has been working as a professional actor for over 18 years. Born and raised in the U.K., he encountered his love for acting while performing in his first play in boarding school at the age of six.
His training continued in the United States with a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He subsequently taught acting there for 3 years. He taught advanced acting at Freedom Theatre, Pennsylvania's oldest nationally recognized African-American Theatre. Robin has taught workshops in acting throughout the USA and Europe. Currently he resides in Los Angeles.
A member of Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association and American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, he is currently working on the features "High Voltage" and "Pete's Wake", both due to come out next summer. In addition, Robin had starred in many popular shows. His fans recognize him from Babylon 5, where he was a regular recurring character "Byron". His latest guest star appearances were on the HBO hit series, "Arliss" and "Rubbing Charlie," On CBS. Robin has guested on "Charmed", "Nash Bridges", " Titians", "Beverly Hills 90210", " Angel" and "Buffy The Vampire Slayer", to name a few. In addition, he was "Morann" in the TNT original movie "In the Beginning".
His theatre credits include in London starring as Dracula, Petruchio in "Taming of the Shrew", Benedick in "Much Ado About Nothing", Mowbry in "Richard the II", Joey in "The Homecoming", and Nick in "What the Butler Saw". In Prague he starred as Skin lad in "Ulice Brink". Back east, favorite roles include Marquise de Brisalle in "Cyrano", John Wilkes Booth in "Assassins", Shelly in "Bloody Poetry, and Lt. Ralph Clark in "Our Country's Good". Robin hit the regional theatres playing such roles as Richard III, Theseus in "Midsummer's Night Dream", Ned Weeks in "The Normal Heart, and Cerimon in "Pericles". Last October, Robin starred as Dracula here in Los Angeles.
Mr. Downes has also been in many national commercial spots, including Christine Aguilerra's Coke series, and works constantly as a voice over artist…Some of his latest voice over credits for CD ROM GAMES include: "Everquest: Seeds of Hate", "Alter Echo" and "Bounty Hunter", "The Knights of the old Republic", "Rogue III", and "Gladius", for Lucas Arts; as well as "The Hobbit" for Interplay and Lionheart. You can also play his character Adama in the upcoming "Battlestar Galactica".
Other roles include Prince Stephan in the Barbie Rapunzel movie, Akeche Samonasuke for "Omnimusha Buraiden," Legolas in "War of the Ring" and Cyclops/Pyro in "The X Men." In addition, he performs promos for Direct TV and countless radio and Television spots, including Bandai, Sprint, CBS, Union Bank and McDonalds. An accomplished musician, Robin composes, plays and sings, and paints in his spare time.… Expand
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|No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle (WII)||Jan 26, 2010||Voice Actor: Travis Touchdown / Voice Actor: Travis Touchdown||8.8|
|Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)||Oct 13, 2009||Motion Capture: Tenzin / Motion Capture: Tenzin / Motion Capture: Tenzin / Voice: Tenzin / Voice: Tenzin / Voice: Tenzin||5.0|
|Dreamkiller (PC)||Oct 12, 2009||Hell Angel/Rescue Worker (Voice) / Hell Angel/Rescue Worker (Voice)||5.3|
|Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (DS)||Sep 29, 2009||Voice: Luxord / Voice: Luxord||7.9|
|G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (X360)||Aug 4, 2009||Voice: Destro / Voice: Destro / Voice: Dr. Burkhart / Voice: Dr. Burkhart||4.7|
|G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PS2)||Aug 4, 2009||Destro/Dr. Burkhart (Voice) / Destro/Dr. Burkhart (Voice)||1.3|
|Halo Wars (X360)||Mar 3, 2009||Voice: Prophet Of Regret / Voice: Prophet Of Regret||7.2|
|Gears of War 2 (X360)||Nov 7, 2008||Voice Of Minh Young Kim / Voice Of Minh Young Kim||7.6|
|Valkyria Chronicles (PS3)||Nov 4, 2008||English Voice Of Faldio Landzaat / English Voice Of Faldio Landzaat||8.7|
|Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (PSP)||Oct 21, 2008||(Voice) Moon Knight, Miscellaneous / (Voice) Moon Knight, Miscellaneous||2.5|
|Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (PS3)||Oct 21, 2008||Moon Knight/Miscellaneous (Voice) / Moon Knight/Miscellaneous (Voice)||7.6|
|Ninja Gaiden II (X360)||Jun 3, 2008||Alexei (English Voice) / Alexei (English Voice)||7.9|
|Team Fortress 2 (PC)||Apr 8, 2008||Voice: Medic / Voice: Medic||9.2|
|Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (PSP)||Mar 24, 2008||Voice Of Genesis Rhapsodos / Voice Of Genesis Rhapsodos||8.6|
|No More Heroes (WII)||Jan 22, 2008||Voice: Travis Touchdown / Voice: Travis Touchdown||8.5|
|Mass Effect (X360)||Nov 20, 2007||Voice: Sebastian Van Heerden / Salarian / Turian / Voice: Sebastian Van Heerden / Salarian / Turian||8.7|
|Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3)||Nov 16, 2007||Cast: Navarro / Cast: Navarro||8.2|
|Gears of War (PC)||Nov 6, 2007||Voice Of Chap / Voice Of Chap / Voice Of Minh Young Kim / Voice Of Minh Young Kim||7.9|
|The Orange Box (X360)||Oct 10, 2007||Medic (Voice) / Medic (Voice)||8.9|
|Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (PSP)||Oct 9, 2007||Voice: Delita / Voice: Delita||8.5|
|Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (PS2)||Oct 2, 2007||Mysterio (Voice) / Mysterio (Voice)||8.5|
|Ninja Gaiden Sigma (PS3)||Jul 3, 2007||English Voice Actor : Gamov / English Voice Actor : Gamov||7.4|
|Ghost Rider (PS2)||Feb 13, 2007||Blackheart, Demon Biker / Blackheart, Demon Biker||5.8|
|Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure (PSP)||Feb 12, 2007||Voice Of Pierre/Doug / Voice Of Pierre/Doug||7.6|
|Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (PS3)||Nov 17, 2006||Dark Cyclopes, Dr Banner, And Crimson Dynamo (Voice) / Dark Cyclopes, Dr Banner, And Crimson Dynamo (Voice)||7.4|
|Resistance: Fall of Man (PS3)||Nov 14, 2006||General Hadley (Voice) / General Hadley (Voice)||8.1|
|Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (WII)||Nov 14, 2006||Dark Cyclopes, Dr Banner, And Crimson Dynamo (Voice) / Dark Cyclopes, Dr Banner, And Crimson Dynamo (Voice)||7.3|
|Avatar: The Last Airbender (WII)||Nov 13, 2006||Voice Actor: Additional Voices / Voice Actor: Additional Voices||6.4|
|Gears of War (X360)||Nov 7, 2006||Voices Of Minh, Old Man, And Johnson / Voices Of Minh, Old Man, And Johnson||8.3|
|Guild Wars Nightfall (PC)||Oct 26, 2006||Voice Actor / Voice Actor||8.6|