Matthew Mercer is a voice actor, Dungeon Master, writer, and producer. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Mercer has become one of the most recognizable voices in the world of video games and animation. Perhaps best known for his work on the popular web series Critical Role, Mercer has lent his talents to numerous projects across multiple platforms. Some of his most notable roles include Leon S. Kennedy in the Resident Evil series, Yusuke Kitagawa in Persona 5, and McCree in Overwatch.
One of the milestones in Mercer’s career was the creation of Critical Role, a web series in which he and a group of friends play Dungeons & Dragons. The series quickly gained a cult following, with Mercer’s characterizations and storytelling abilities earning him widespread praise. Critical Role has since expanded into a media empire, with a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund an animated series and spin-off content such as comic books and a board game.
Mercer has worked with a number of high-profile celebrities in his career, collaborating with the likes of Mark Hamill, Ashley Johnson, and Liam O’Brien. He has also worked with celebrities in the music industry, including Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco, on the soundtrack for the game Sunset Overdrive.