Destiny is crammed full of famous voice actors, some that you will recognise in an instant, whilst other may surprise you. Here is a list of the famous voice actors of Destiny, how many did you recognise?
Better known as Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones (or Miles Finch from Elf) Peter Dinklage was the first actor to voice the Ghost in Destiny. His line “the wizard came from the moon” in the Destiny Alpha soon became it’s own meme and spread like Wildfire (the green kind). He was later replaced by Nolan North due to his mediocre performance.
The second in line to voice your AI companion in Destiny. Nolan North is a voice actor who is most known for his portrayal as Nathan Drake in the Uncharted series. He also voiced Deadpool in the Deadpool Game, Rocket in the Guardians Of The Galaxy Telltale series and has been in countless other games including Shadow Of Mordor, The Batman Arkham series, Saints Row, World Of Warcraft and others.
Better known as Davy Jones in the Pirates Of The Carribean series of films, Bill Nighy has been in some great movies. He is a multi-talented actor who has been in several rolls from epic Hollywood blockbusters to some outstanding british comedies.
Known for her role as Maggie in The Walking Dead, Lauren Cohan was also Martha Wayne in Batman Vs Superman. She has also made appearances in American TV shows such as Chuck and The Vampire Diaries. She also voiced Juliana in the Vice season of Archer.
Best known for her role as Zoe Washburne in FireFly, Gina Torres has been in some amazing roles such as Cas in the Matrix Reloaded/Revolutions, Jessica Pearson in Suits and even Bernard’s wife Lauren in the Westworld TV series. She will also be reprising the role of Ikora Rey in Destiny 2.
Most gamers may recognise Lance Riddick as Sylens from Horizon Zero Dawn and Martin Hatch from Quantum Break. Other eagle eyed TV watchers may also recognise him from shows such as Fringe, The Wire and Lost. He will also be reprising the role of Commander Zavala in Destiny 2, you may recognise his voice from the Destiny 2 reveal trailer.
Nathan Fillion is recognised by many fans for his role as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in FireFly, but more recently he would be recognised for his work as Richard Castle in the show, Castle. Nathan has also featured in the Halo Series as Buck who featured both in Halo 3: ODST and Halo 5. More recently he has starred beside his good friend Alan Tudyk in the Webseries Con Man. He will be back voicing Cayde-6 in Destiny 2, you may have noticed him in the first ever Destiny 2 teaser trailer.
Mostly recognised as Morgan in The Walking Dead, Lennie James has been in a fair few roles over the years. He played Sol in Snatch, General Zateb Kazim in Sahara and he was also Joe Geddes in the show The Low Winter Sun back in 2013.
Peter Stormare has been in some great movies over the years such as Armageddon, The Big Lebowski and the original Fargo movie. More recently he played The Ghost in 22 Jump Street and plays Czernobog in American Gods.
Best known for his role as Harry Morgan (Dexter’s Dad) in Dexter, James Remar has been in some great roles such as Frank Gordon in Gotham and Ace Speck in Django Unchained. He even voiced Tonraq in the Legend of Korra.
Most people may know Erick Avari from classic 90’s movies such as Stargate, Independence Day and The Mummy. He was also in the TV show Heroes as Mohinder Suresh’s father Chandra and in Warehouse 13 as Caturanga.
Claudia is mainly recognised for her role as Officer Aeryn Sun in the early 00’s sci-fi series FarScape. She also played Sharon in the movie Pitch Black and Vala Mal Doran in season 10 of Stargate-SG1. She does a lot of voice acting and has lent her voice to characters such as Samantha Byrne in Gears of War 4 and Chloe Frazer in the Uncharted Series.
John DiMaggio is a multi-talented voice actor who has voiced characters such as Bender from Futurama, Wakka from Final Fantasy X, Jake from Adventure time and Marcus Pheonix from Gears of War. Most recently he has voiced Uka Uka and Tiny Tiger in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.
As you can see there is a wealth of famous voices in Destiny. Let’s hope Destiny 2 brings in more famous voices into its cast.