Otakon 2022 has announced that voice actor Beau Billingslea will be a guest at its upcoming convention.
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 Cristo; 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 and 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 and 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 he 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, 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.