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Beau Billingslea revealed as a Otakon 2022 guest

Beau Billingslea

Prolific voice actor Beau Billingslea, best known as the voice of Jet Black in  the American dub of “Cowboy Bebop,” will be a guest at Otakon 2022.

Billingslea has voiced countless characters, including: Jet Black in “Cowboy Bebop”; The Fourth Raikage in “Naruto”; Barrett in “Final Fantasy Advent Children”; Cain in “Last Hope”; Bertuccio in “Count of Monte Christo”; Ogremon, Saggitarimon and Parrotman in “Digimon”; Michael in “Argento Soma”; Seal Walrus in “Wolf’s Rain”; Gohei in “Rurouni Kenshin”; Dee Jay in “Super Street Fighter II”; Ben Jackson in “Tiger & Bunny”; Edward Liones in “Bleach”; Light Nostrade in “Hunter x Hunter”; Lingerin & Dogen in “DuRaRaRa x 2” and many others.

He voices the Alien Goat Creature in “Laws of the Universe Parts 0 and 1”, and Abraham Douglas in the animated feature “War of the Worlds: Goliath” (winner of Best Animated Feature at the Los Angeles 3D Film Festival). He has narrated several series on The History Channel, including “Suicide Missions,” “Hero Ships” and “Modern Marvels.” His video games include: “Safari,” “Outlaws,” “Dynasty Warriors” (Cao Ren & Dion Wei), “Zico,” “Breakdown,” “Ace Combat 5,” “Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children” (Barrett) and “Mafia III.”

Billingslea recently did an episode of the 2019 remake of “Mad About You,” and Oprah Winfrey’s new show “Cherish the Day” (on OWN). He plays Captain Abbott of the USS Bradbury in “Star Trek: Into Darkness” and Vice Admiral Stamm in “Star Trek Continues.” He has on-camera commercials now airing for Verzenio, Geico and Genesis. And appears in the award-winning PSA, “The Other Note,” which calls attention to the alarming suicide rate among our veterans. He can also be seen in “The Laughing Man” short on Showbox Online. Billingslea’s sci-fi feature films include “The Blob,” “My Favorite Martian,” “Leprechaun in the Hood,” and “Halloween H2O.”

A full listing of his 40-plus-year television and feature film career can be found on IMDB. Billingslea is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.

Otakon 2022 will be held from July 29-31 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.