Top 10 Best Sonic the Hedgehog Voice Actors

Who were the best voices of Sonic The Hedgehog throughout the legendary icon's history? Here.

The Top Ten

1 Jason Griffith (English, 2005 - 2010)

Initially, he wasn't good. I sometimes watch reruns of Sonic X and his line delivery is borderline cringe at times. However, by the time Sonic Unleashed rolled around, he'd found his footing and his performance in Sonic and the Black Knight is to this day his best performance in anything he's done. Seriously, he's REALLY good in that game and I was excited to see what he'd do next. It wasn't just Griffith either. Pretty much every one of those 4kids actors were giving good performances at the time of their departure. Aside from Tails, there is not a single voice actor in the current roster that I feel is an improvement. Roger Craig Smith has the cocky part down, but his voice lacks heroism and most of the time, he just sounds bored. The guy they got for Knuckles sounds almost exactly like Dan Green so why even bother replacing him? And don't even get me started on the guy they got for Shadow. He. Is. AWFUL!

This was a really tough choice because for me between Jason and Roger (sorry Ryan, but you lacked some emotion at many times. These two never lacked proper emotion), especially considering I grew up with Jason, but I think that Jason, although having trouble finding his own style of Sonic at first and tried to sound like Ryan in Shadow the Hedgehog too much, portrayed his Sonic a little bit better in his final performances. But while I can admit Roger found his style of Sonic ever since he first performed in Colors, I feel like Jason did a slightly better job in his best performance than Roger did in his best performance.

Sonic Rush, Sonic X, Shadow The Hedgehog, Sonic Riders, Sonic '06, Sonic Rivals, Sonic and the Secret Rings, Sonic Rush Adventure, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, Sonic Rivals 2, Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Sega Superstars Tennis, Sonic Unleashed, Sonic and the Black Knight, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing

Roger Craig Smith is really good.

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2 Roger Craig Smith (English, 2010 - Now) Roger Craig Smith (English, 2010 - Now)

No way roger sucks as sonic because it makes us feel like he is voiced by a black guy plus roger's tone does not fit for sonic at all.

Sonic Colors, Sonic Generations, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Boom

Roger Craig smith is great. In the upcoming game sonic forces he will hopefully win a lot of fans over.

Highly underrated, quite humorous, and able to nail an older Sonic.

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3 Ryan Drummond (English, 1999 - 2004)

Drummond will always be my favourite. The way he portrayed Sonic... It was just wonderful. It felt like it's not a man voicing a blue hedgehog, it felt like it WAS a blue hedgehog. Sorry, Jason and Roger, you both are great, but I just love Drummond's acting!

Sonic Adventure, Sonic Shuffle, Sonic Adventure 2, Sonic Adventure 2 Battle, Sonic Battle, Sonic Heroes, Sonic Advance 3, Sega Superstars

I love Ryan Drummond's voice for Sonic.

He's the GOAT

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4 Junichi Kanemaru (Japanese, 1999 - Now)

WHY ISN'T THIS TOP 1?! Junichi Kanemaru is a much better voice actor than all the three recent English voice actors for Sonic the Hedgehog.

5 Jaleel White (English, 1993 - 1999)

Sonic the Hedgehog, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Christmas Blast, Sonic Underground

Jaleel White is a much better voice actor than Ryan Drummond, Jason Griffith and Roger Craig Smith.

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6 Keiko Utoku (Japanese, 1999)
7 Jonatan Lopez (Spanish, 2011 - Present)
8 Martin Burke (English, 1996)
9 Renato Novara (Italian, 2011 - Present)
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Top Remixes

1. Jason Griffith (English, 2005 - 2010)
2. Roger Craig Smith (English, 2010 - Now)
3. Ryan Drummond (English, 1999 - 2004)


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