Anime fans know Neil Kaplan best as Madara Uchiha on NARUTO: SHIPPÛDEN, General Theo Magath on Attack on Titan, Hawkmon on DIGIMON, Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto on BLEACH, Dozle Zabi on MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM, Capricorn El Cid on SAINT SAIYA: THE LOST CANVAS, Vulcan Haestus in the feature film PROMARE, and his roles on LUPIN the III, SCREECHERS WILD, and LEVIUS.
Kaplan is known for providing the voice for the iconic hero Optimus Prime on 2001’s TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE. Another highlight on Neil’s resume is his award-winning portrayal of galactic Emperor Zarkon on Dreamworks Animation’s spectacular VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER. He was also featured prominently in a trio of Marvel Anime series as Tony Stark’s primary nemesis on IRON MAN, a council elder on BLADE, and Magneto on MARVEL DISK WARS: THE AVENGERS.
Video game fans will know Neil from an impressive handful of iconic video game characters like Tychus Findlay in STARCRAFT II and HEROES OF THE STORM, Dominus Ghaul in DESTINY 2, Aurelian Sol in LEAGUE OF LEGENDS, and Cenarius in WORLD OF WARCRAFT. Additionally, he’s been featured in other popular video game franchises: SKYLANDERS, GEARS OF WAR, FALLOUT, BIOSHOCK, THE LAST OF US, GUILD WARS, RED DEAD REDEMPTION, HEARTHSTONE, FINAL FANTASY, ELDER SCROLLS, and DIABLO.