Liam O’Brien – Bio, Wife, Family, Height, what happened to him?

The beauty of voice acting is that it’s not only a varied but also an exciting career. The interesting and exciting thing about voice acting is that there is a human voice behind the colorful characters you love in an animated film or in a cartoon. This beautiful form of action is the path that Liam O’Brien took.

Short bio

The voice actor, who is also a writer and voice actor, was born on May 28, 1976 in Weehawken, New Jersey to Lois Wiltse O’Brien and Liam Christopher O’Brien. His mother, Lois, worked as an educator and later as a trainer and quality assurance consultant. His father’s name is unknown. He has a sister named Cara.

After high school, O’Brien went to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for further studies. After graduating, he worked on various theater productions across the country. While working on a Romeo and Juliet production in Cincinnati, Liam met American voice actor Crispin Freeman, who introduced him to what he’s into right now – voice acting. His first voice was Detective Kataoka in the 1989 film Patlabor: The Movie . From voiceovers in cartoons, he has been involved in anime and today he not only works in comic voiceovers, he has done many English language adaptations of Japanese anime and is also involved in video games.

In particular, the characters he voices/plays vary in their styles. He has voiced crazy, mean as well as comedic characters as he did in Girls Bravo where he voiced Fukuyama; Tales of Vesperia and in Darksiders , where he voiced the main character War – one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. His other voice roles include Hulk and the Representatives of SMASH, Star Wars Rebels , Transformers: Robots in Disguise , Wolverine and the X-Men , Avengers Unite.

Liam O’Brien’s major anime roles include: Monster as Kenzo Tenma, as Captain Jushiro Ukitake in Bleach, Lloyd in Code Geass , and as Gaara in Naruto. He also voiced Red XIII in the video game-based film Final Fantasy VII: Adventurous Children and as Gollum in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. His other appearances in video games include the voice of Caius Ballad in Final Fantasy XIII-2, as Illidan Stormrage in World of Warcraft , Yasuo in League of Legends , and as Asura in Wrath of Asura.

He was also in For the Honor as the Warden, voiced Barker in Titanfall 2 and his latest work is as Infinite in Sonic Forces . Aside from acting, O’Brien, a great voice director, directed several anime shows and video games such as Resident Evil 5 & 6, Naruto , Evolve , and The Last of Us.

The multi-talent was also part of the team that took part in a web series Critical Role , where various voice actors came together to play Dungeons. He was also the host of the All Work No Play podcast and a finalist for an American Anime Award.

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Liam O’Brien Family, wife

As mentioned above, Liam O’Brien is the son of Lois Wiltse O’Brien; Although his father’s name is unknown, the talented actor spoke about him in an interview with Although the voice actor was born in Weehawken, New Jersey, he said he spent his summers in upstate New York. According to him, his mother grew up right on the Canadian border and his father grew up about an hour and a half from there. His mother died of cancer in 2016.

His father went to college to study chemical engineering, but later changed majors and went into publishing, later publishing a magazine called Electronic Fun.

O’Brien is married to another voice actress, Kincaid, who is of Mexican descent. They have been married since 2002 and have two children – a son and a daughter. Amy and Liam met at drama school where they were both students. He was a class above her.

Amy is popular for her voice roles in Ladies and Gentlemen, Ghost Talker’s Daydream and Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.

What happened to him?

Liam was going through a rough patch after developing a problem in one of his ears. According to him, it got very confusing until he found out that running helped him. He said he also got through this trying period that threatened his career by spending time with his family and friends.

Its size and other facts

There is no information on the voice actor’s height, weight, and many other body stats, but he is physically well built.

Growing up, Liam O’Brien stayed with his occasional grandparents. Never good at sports, he didn’t know what to do with himself until a friend invited him to try a play and that was it. His first play was as Sir Edward Ramsay in The King and I.

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