Kent Williams

Kent Williams


12/27/1950, Manhattan, New York, United States

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Kent Williams


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Kent Williams was born in Manhattan and is the son of bandleader Glenn Williams and former June Taylor dancer Marilyn Williams. Kent was the star in many high school plays, but didn't start getting serious about acting until his sophomore year of college. He soon graduated with a…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • His favorite anime series is Speed Racer.

    • His favorite character from the anime Dragonball Z is Tien.

    • His brother, Keith, is a Captain with the Texas Air National Guard.

    • Kent enjoys doing dubs, but would also like to try his hand at an "original cartoon".

    • He worked as a stage actor for 14 years in Dallas, Texas.

    • His favorite role is the narrator from the anime series Yu Yu Hakusho. It, according to him, is also the most difficult and challenging role he has done to date.

    • His fondest memory from his early days at FUNi is receiving his first ever fan mail!

    • His first voiceover work was recording the English versions of Japanese Middle School textbooks called NEW HORIZONS.

    • After seeing Laura Bailey in a play, Kent invited her to audition for a role at FUNimation. Laura is now a regular there.

    • Kent is both a director and a script writer for FUNimation Productions.

    • Like every other voice actor, he went to school to become an actor. However, he is one of few who acted first and primarily, and then joined the anime industry. It is usually the other way around or just the latter.

    • He was married to both Robin Pearson Rose and Robin Curtis, at seperate times, but is now ddivorced from both.

    • He does the voices of Android 20, Old Kai, Supreme Kai, and Tao from the video games "Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi" and "Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2"

    • He graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1973.

    • According to his FUNimation actor profile on the Fruits Basket DVD Volume 4, Kent "teaches Shakespeare, Japanese Kabuki theater, and stunt fishing." He also teaches puppetry, improvisation, and playwriting. He does all of this for the Dallas Chapter of a national non-profit called "Young Audiences".

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