Mostly Credited As: Steven Jay Blum Sometimes Credited As: Steven Blum David Lucas Daniel Andrews Steve Blum Steve Bloom Steven J. Blum Roger Canfield Richard Cardona Steven Jay Brandon Jeremy Andrew Watton
Birth Name: Steven Jay Blum Date Of Birth: April 28, 1965 (Age 49) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: Santa Monica, California
Steven Jay Blum might not be a common name heard in Hollywood, but it is in the gaming, anime and voiceover community. Blum is an auditory icon, and some might even call him the “King of Anime.” For years, he’s been using his distinctive deep voice to bring all types of characters to life. So far, he’s voiced hundreds of characters - that number can go only up from here. He’s best known for providing Spike Spiegel’s voice in “Cowboy Bebop,” Logan/Wolverine’s voice in several X-Men projects, the Green Goblin’s voice in “The Spectacular Spider-Man,” additional voices in Disney’s “Lilo & Stitch,” among many, many others. Some of his new voice roles include the Decepticon Starscream in “Transformers: Prime,” Heatwave in “Transformers: Rescue Bots!” and the villain Amon in “Avatar: The Legend of Korra.” Blum is also popular for his role as TOM aka the robotic host of Cartoon Network’s “Toonami” featured on Adult Swim. If that’s enough, he’s also been known to set records. On May 10, 2012, Guinness World Records recognized him as the “most prolific video game actor” across the globe. At that time, he was credited with 261 appearances. Blum is truly a role model - not only for fans of his work - but also for those looking to enter the same profession. He truly enjoy his work, and doesn’t regret his industry or his career. As he told Paste Magazine, “I suppose the biggest thing I learned is that I’m in it for the right reasons. I love my job as much now as when I first began. I still feel fully invested in every audition, every job—large or small, every appearance, every meeting with every fan. I still get excited to be in a room with people I’ve known for years, watching the alchemy of personalities and incredible talent, create something out of nothing.”
Steven Jay Blum provided the voice of Wolverine in the X-men Legends Video Game series. He provided the voice of Sanjuro in the .hack game series. Provided the voice of Vincent Valentine in the Square Enix movie Final Fantays 7: Advent Children. Provides the voice of Tom, the host of Cartoon Network's Toonami Block. Steven primarily voice acts for anime dubs and videogames, but on occasions, does american products as well. Will reprise his role as Vincent in the video game FF7: Dirge or Cerberus Has a tremendous fan following for his dub works in various Animes. Sometimes Considered the king of anime by his fans. Voiced the role of the psychopath Cliff Hudson in Capcom's Xbox 360 video game Dead Rising. Steven has stated that his favorite acting role he has done was providing the voice for Spike Spiegel of Cowboy Bebop.