James Arnold Taylor is an actor, entertainer, motivational writer and speaker, host and emcee for every occasion. He is one of the most versatile Voice-Actors in Hollywood today known world wide within the video game and animation communities, as well as an established event host for Disney, LucasFilm, REEDPop, SquareEnix and the USO.
Voicing cartoon legends such as Fred Flintstone, Huckleberry Hound, Wile E. Coyote, Leonardo the Ninja Turtle, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Johnny Test. James is heard daily on Fox as the voice of Animation Domination/Sunday Funday, has been featured dozens of times in comedy bits for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, is a voice double for the likes of Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Michael J. Fox, Jay Baruchel, Ewan McGregor, to name only a few... he’s even the voice of the Strawberry Mini Wheat!
James also created his own critically acclaimed one man stage show which has toured world wide called, “Talking to Myself” taking the audience on a fast paced, multi-media ride through the life of a voice-actor where he performs over 200 voices live.
James has been a regular host of the biggest Star Wars conventions and events on the planet; Disney’s Star Wars Weekends, and Star Wars Celebration. Interviewing Star Wars Royalty such as Mark Hamill, Frank Oz, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid and more. He’s hosted behind the scenes events for Disney, Cartoon Network and LucasFilm.
James most recently lent his voice to the biggest film of all time "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" as various Stormtroopers, aliens, Imperials and more. Current film projects include Ratchet in the upcoming animated 3D feature film, “Ratchet & Clank” based on the wildly popular video game series, Buffalo Bob in the 2016 feature film Animal Crackers, The Flash in the new Lego DC Comics Super Heroes film series and is featured in the hit Voice-Over documentary, “I Know That Voice.”.
On television James plays both Yondu and Cosmo in the new Animated Series, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, Boppy and Carl on “Doc McStuffins”, Roofhowse in “Club Penguin”, The Leader in “Hulk: and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” and reprised his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for the hit Disney XD series “Star Wars: Rebels”.
In video games he’s known world wide as the voice of Tidus from the Final Fantasy series, but also comic book legends Spider-Man, Silver Surfer, Professor X, Magneto, Iceman, The Flash, and more! James has done several USO tours performing his stage show for our troops and their families, and recently finished hosting Disney’s Star Wars Weekends for the 5th year in a row.
James published his first book, “JAT 365” which is a daily reader of inspirations and motivations for the pursuit of your dreams.