David Sobolov

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David Sobolov
Born (1964-10-23) October 23, 1964 (age 53)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Voice actor
Notable credit(s) The Flash
as Gorilla Grodd
Guardians of the Galaxy
as Drax
Transformers: Prime
as Shockwave
Website www.sobolov.com/

David Sobolov (born October 23, 1964 in Windsor, Ontario)[1] is a voice actor and director living in Los Angeles.

David (@volobos on Twitter) is the voice of Gorilla Grodd on The CW Network drama The Flash, and Drax in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy animated series on Disney XD. He is the voice of Shockwave on Transformers: Prime, Azmodan in Diablo III and Heroes of the Storm for Blizzard, Terrorblade in Dota 2, Bumble Blast and Krypt King in Skylanders, The Annihilator on Disney XD's live-action series Mighty Med, and Lobo on WB's Young Justice and the game Injustice: Gods Among Us.

David was the voice of Depth Charge on the classic Beast Wars: Transformers series, Tatsurion the Unchained (aka Bob) on Kaijudo, Lt. Vasquez in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Jul M'Dama in Halo 4, Dr. Garret Bryson in Mass Effect 3, RoboCop in RoboCop: Alpha Commando, Lord Tyger on Spider-Man Unlimited, and Spookie Jar on Sabrina: The Animated Series.

His face and voice were featured in the on-camera performance capture role of Rios in Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel for EA, and in the feature film Sparks. Sobolov has spoken German in the first Call of Duty game and Klingon in Star Trek Into Darkness. In 2013, David began directing on-camera projects. His first short film, Faithful, featuring Josh Keaton and Yuri Lowenthal, and his second film, The Dentros, featuring Mariette Hartley, Erik Odom, and John Saxon, will be shown in film festivals in 2016.

David studied acting with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.


Animation roles

Television roles

Video game roles


  1. "David Sobolov", Behind the Voice Actors, behindthevoiceactors.com
  2. Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  3. Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 

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