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Kyle Hebert
Kyle Hebert
Kanji エベールカイル
Rōmaji Ebēru Kairu
Description
Gender Male
Birthday June 14th, 1969
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Brown
Professional Status
Occupation English Voice Actor, Podcaster, DJ (formerly)

Kyle Henry Hebert is a United States actor and podcaster. He has been an English-language voice actor in numerous anime and video game series, frequently acting in works dubbed by Funimation. He is the English-language voice of Makoto Takei on Fruits Basket.

Biography

Personal life

Hebert proposed to his girlfriend on July 10, 2015, and they are currently engaged.[1]

Career

Hebert began his work in voice-over in Dallas, Texas, in the mid-1990s as a disc jockey for Radio Disney, under the pseudonym Squeege, where he and Kara Edwards (the English voice of the Fairy and Eternal Feather) co-hosted "The Squeege and Kara Show".[2] He continued as a DJ until September 2005, when he moved from Dallas to Los Angeles, California, to increase his voice acting.

For Funimation, Hebert had minor roles in numerous anime dubs such as Detective Conan (dubbed under the title Case Closed), Fruits Basket, Fullmetal Alchemist, and One Piece.

He is also well known for his acting in Funimation's Dragon Ball series, in which he portrayed teenage and adult Gohan. the Narrator, and numerous other characters.[3] Hebert also guest starred on TeamFourStar's fan-made Dragon Ball Z Abridged 2011 Christmas special as Santa Claus and on The World's Strongest Abridged as the Narrator.

Since moving to Los Angeles, he has continued to act in anime, portraying Kiba Inuzuka in Naruto, Sōsuke Aizen and Ganju Shiba in Bleach, and Ryuji Suguro in Blue Exorcist. At Anime Expo 2009, Hebert won Best English Voice Actor in the SPJA Awards for his role as Kamina in Gurren Lagann. Hebert also acts in numerous video games. He portrays Ryu in Street Fighter and Big the Cat in Sonic the Hedgehog.

In 2009 and 2011, he voiced "The Sniper" in Magnum Farce, the animated spoof of the Dirty Harry films; he is set to reprise the expanded roles of Blivit, The Sniper, and Governor Arnold Schwartzenherzen-Geldengrubber in the feature film, currently in production.

Hebert also has performed in web series and films, including the Super Smash Bros homage There Will Be Brawl.[4] He has appeared in live-action videos for Doug Walker (the Nostalgia Critic)[5] and animated videos for Martin Bellamy (Little Kuriboh, Yu-Gi-Oh Abridged)[6] and Chris Niosi (TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise).[7]

Fruits Basket Voicing

He reprised his role as Takei in Fruits Basket (2019 Anime)[8]

Trivia

  • He is born as year of Rooster.

References

  1. https://twitter.com/kylehebert/status/619693272202674176
  2. "The Geek Fighters Interview." Archived November 13, 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. Terrace, Vincent. Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010. 2nd ed. McFarland, 2008. Page 284. ISBN 9780786486410. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  4. "There Will Be Brawl." IMDB. Accessed 20 Jan 2016.
  5. "Kyle Hebert is an A-Hole ". Channel Awesome. 26 Feb 2015. Accessed 20 Jan 2016.
  6. Bellamy, Martin, and Chris Niosi. "Kami-Con 2011 - HEBERT, BOSCH, SOLUSOD!" YouTube. 12 February 2011. Accessed 19 January 2016.
  7. TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise Season 2, Episode 3
  8. Fruits Basket's Twitter

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