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Robin Atkin Downes

Written by Cherry City Comic Con. Posted in Actor, Special Guests


Robin Atkin Downes has an extensive and distinguished career in all aspects of the film and television industry, not only as an accomplished Actor but also as a Director, Producer, Voice Over Artist, Mocap Artist and Music Producer.

Robin is currently portraying The Master on The Strain, now going into it’s third season. Other camera credits include series regular, recurring and guest starring roles on many shows including Criminal Minds, NCIS, Entourage, CSI Miami, The Starter Wife, and In Plain Sight among others. He has also worked on Many features including Mission Impossible 4, Transformers 2 Revenge of The Fallen, How To Train Your Dragon, and Pirates of The Caribbean.

His Creature vocal effects can be heard in many films including Seventh Son, Edward in Hansel & Gretel Witch hunters, Green Lantern, Immortals, Happy Feet 2, The Wolf Man, Wolverine, Aliens Vs Predator, and The Tale of Desperaux.

As a Voice Over artist, Robin is one of the most prolific voice actors in Los Angeles and is proficient in over 60 dialects. He has acted in 100’s of the top interactive titles in the industry, as well as work on commercials and animated shows. His current animated series work includes roles in Hulk & The Agents of Smash, Beware The Batman, Thundercats, The Clone Wars, Avengers, Earths Mightiest Heroes, The Regular Show, and Green Lantern, among many others. Robin performed the role of David in Katsuhiro Otomo’s Steam Boy, with Patrick Stewart, Alfred Molina and Anna Paquin. Other interactive credits include Talbot in Uncharted 3 Drakes DeceptionMiller in Metal Gear, Joseph Capelli in Resistance 3, Atoq Navarro in Uncharted – Drakes FortuneThe Medic in TF2, Sean Devlin in Saboteur, Travis Touchdown in No More Heroes, and Captain Slag in Ratchet & Clank.  His vocal creature skills were used for several of the locust creatures in the Gears Of War franchise as well as the characters Kim Minh, Niles and Chaps. He is working on many of the new titles to be released on the PS4 and the X-Box One. In addition he also performs promos and trailers for television and film.

As well as being known for his Feature work… Prometheus, Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters, How to Train Your DragonGreen Lantern, and Seventh Son, among many others… Mr Downes is one of the most prolific  voice over talents in Los Angeles lending his voice to hundreds of projects.

In The Horror Genre… Mr Downes portrays The Lead Villain in Guillermo Del Toro’s popular series The Strain now shooting it’s 3rd Season…

The Strain is steadily building many fans worldwide… It was one of highest rated series last summer.

Robin’s IMDB