JB Blanc

JB Blanc
JB Blanc, voice of Roberto Guerro.
Born 13 February, 1969
Paris, France[1]
Nationality Anglo-French
Uncharted work Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Uncharted: Golden Abyss
Other notable work The Count of Monte Cristo

JB Blanc, born 13 February, 1969 in Paris, France, is an Anglo-French actor.

Perhaps best known for his role in the 2002 adventure film The Count of Monte Cristo and his subsequent roles in the Naruto anime series, Blanc voices characters in Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception and Uncharted: Golden Abyss.


[edit] Biography

JB Blanc was born on 13 February, 1969 in Paris, France as Jean-Benoit Blanc, to an English mother and a French father. At the age of four he moved to Yorkshire, England with his mother, where he was raised and attended school. In 1990, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England, and spent subsequent years working in British theatre.[1]

[edit] Career

JB Blanc's career began in the 1990s. After small roles in various television series and motion pictures, Blanc rose to prominence with his role in the 2002 adventure film The Count of Monte Cristo. Following this, Blanc began providing the English dubbing for anime series such as R.O.D the TV and Monster, and it was this dubbing that landed him another one of his more notable roles, as he was cast in the popular Naruto anime series. Blanc provided extensive voice work for the series, with his most notable characters being Sasori and Pakkun. Since then, Blanc has appeared on television series such as The Unit, CSI: NY and Breaking Bad.[2]

[edit] Uncharted work

Blanc's first work in the Uncharted series comes in the 2011 video game Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. In the game, he provides voice work for the hired thugs and Marlowe's agents. In the multiplayer component of the game, he also voices Roberto Guerro.[3]

Media Role
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011) Hired thugs
Marlowe's agents
Roberto Guerro (multiplayer)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (2011) Roberto Guerro

[edit] Personal life

JB Blanc currently resides in Los Angeles, California.[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Biography for JB Blanc" at the Internet Movie Database
  2. "JB Blanc" at the Internet Movie Database
  3. "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Tech Info" on GameSpot
Last edited by In Motion on 8 November 2011 at 14:49
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