A native of Dallas, Texas, Troy Baker was once the lead singer for “Tripp Fontaine” (fmpm/universal). He first began working as an actor in TV and radio commercials, and quickly became a mainstay voice actor of the anime community with roles like Frank Archer, in Full Metal Alchemist, Abel Nightroad in Trinity Blood, Gennosuke in Basilisk and Action Bastard in Shin Chan.
Many people are likely to know him also for his works portraying Booker DeWitt in Bioshock Infinite, Joel in The Last of Us, Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4, Delsin Rowe in Infamous: Second Son, Snow Villiers in Final Fantasy XIII, Schneizel el Britannia in Code Geass, Pain in Naruto: Shippuden, Jake Muller in Resident Evil 6, The Second Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Hawkeye in Avengers Assemble, Van Kleiss in Generator Rex, Two-Face and Robin (Tim Drake) in Batman: Arkham City, Prosecutor Simon Blackquill in “Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies”, and The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Assault on Arkham.
Baker is also currently a musician in Akira Yamaoka’s Silent Hill band, playing the bass and singing backup vocals. Before he ever started pursuing acting, Baker was the lead singer for the previously mentioned Tripp Fontaine.