Londoner James Callis arrives to Anime Matsuri! Beginning his career after graduating in 1996 from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts he has appeared in various West End productions, various television series, and on the radio.
He has also been involved in writing and directing for films. Building his vast resume in movies, television, and animation he was nominated and awarded multiple times. He ended up winning the 2006 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films and the 2009 Jules Vern Achievement Award for his role in Battlestar Galactica. But it was the 2017 Netflix series, Castlevania, that Callis embodies the leading role of Alucard the dhampir and was even nominated for the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series. His grasp of the character has put him on every fan’s radar for the Castlevania series.
Some of his other known characters are Tom from Bridget Jones’s Diary, Dr. Galus Baltar from Battlestar Galactica, Borden from BBC’s Merlin, The Dodger from Arrow, Pat Gueterman from Rick and Morty, John Merchiston from CSI: Crime SceneInvestigation, Colonel Andrews from Austenland. Toby DeQuetteville from MidsommerMurders (TV Series), and Trevor Grant from Eureka. Callis is a man of many talents and an amazing performer. He joins his Castlevania co-star for The Voices of Castlevania panel, you don’t want to miss it!