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I've just re-installed Starcraft 2 and I had the pleasure to view the nice intro cinematic ;)

The voice of the non-prison-person-speaking really reminded me of Peter Cullen.

As I couldn't find any info on that, I'd like to know if anyone actually knows who that voice actor is and why he sounds like Cullen :)

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IMDb, it's not just for movies. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (Video Game 2010) –  Nick T Dec 7 '10 at 3:17
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I added a tag for voice-acting, as I think it could be a nice one to help discuss voice actors and actresses, a fun topic. Someone remove the tag or edit it if you feel otherwise. –  Wikwocket Dec 7 '10 at 4:09
    
@NickT I know, thanks. But I don't know which character is speaking in the intro :p –  chzbrgla Dec 7 '10 at 7:12
    
Thanks for adding the tag, Wikwocket. I hope this doesn't bring us to another discussion on questions of nature "name the voice-actor in this game" ;) –  Bora Dec 7 '10 at 16:02
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The guy who did the voice acting is James Harper, he plays the character

"Arcturus Mengsk".

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@Fabian, A villain who existed in the first game and is introduced in the first mission is hardly a spoiler. –  Resorath Dec 6 '10 at 22:24
    
But the identity of the voice in the intro isn't revealed until later, or am I badly misremembering that? If I'm wrong just roll back my edit. –  Mad Scientist Dec 6 '10 at 22:26
    
I can't remember now actually. I recognized him instantly from the first game as the voice actor is the same. edit: changed spelling. –  Resorath Dec 6 '10 at 22:28
    
thanks a lot. didnt spoil anything for me - never really payed attention to the story to be honest :) –  chzbrgla Dec 6 '10 at 22:33
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On the plus side, it taught me about stackexchange's new spoiler functionality! –  Raven Dreamer Dec 6 '10 at 22:34
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