James Mathis III
James Mathis III is a Brooklyn, New York native, and a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. For the past 8 years, he has been the most recognized voice of Black Panther across a variety of platforms. As T’Challa, his voice can be heard in animation, interactive games and live shows including “Marvel Universe Live” and “The Marvel Experience.” James is currently voicing the Black Panther in Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars and will continue the role in Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest.
James co-hosted the launch of USC’s Trojan Vision (the school’s first TV network), worked off-Broadway alongside Kim Coles, coordinated and wrote on-air promos for Fox’s FX Networks, modeled, appeared in music videos and guest starred on esteemed networks including NBC, CBS, and Lifetime. His video game credits include Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Far Cry 5, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Mafia 3, Tom Clancy’s The Division, Lego Marvel’s Avengers and the voice of Sigint in the Metal Gear Solid Series. Other notable animation credits include Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ben 10, WordGirl, Celebrity Deathmatch, and Ironman: Rise of Technovore.
Some might consider him a veteran, but James is really just getting started. In 2016, he co-created the animated series, “Chocolate Chips” which promptly sold to Film Roman. He has made Los Angeles his home, and seizes opportunities in diverse genres to nurture his talent and take him to new heights.