Resident Evil makes a comeback with the remake of the classic 2005 game. Keeping most of the stuff similar to the original version, the Resident Evil 4 Remake does change a few things, and voice actors are one of them. The new actors for the English and Japanese voice roles did their best to keep the game’s vibe as original as possible.
- Resident Evil 4 Remake consists of about 26 voice actors, of which 13 play the role of English dub while the rest of 13 do the Japanese dub of the game.
- In addition, a few more play side roles and enemies, such as the Chainsaw Villager and many others.
- The main protagonist of the game, Leon S. Kennedy, is voiced by Nick Apostolides in English, and Toshiyuki Morikawa does his Japanese dub.
- Osmund Saddler is the game’s final antagonist, Christopher Jane is the English Voice Actor for this role, while Hochu Otsuka is the Japanese Voice Actor.
- Only a few voice actors in the previous version (2005) were re-casted for Resident Evil 4: Remake.
- For the supporting roles, Ashley Graham is played by Genevieve Buechner in the English dub and Akari Kito in the Japanese dub.
- These voice actors give the authentic vibe of the horror game, and their voiceovers make the overall game experience excellent.
- Most of these voice actors had already worked on famous projects beforehand in the film and gaming industry.
It consists of several characters that play one or another significant role in the game’s lore. These characters go through a series of expressions as the story progresses. The below list shows the voice actors for all the major characters in the game.
Leon S. Kenndey
Leon Scott Kennedy is the main protagonist of the game. His job was in the Police initially, but it soon became a special mission as the conditions of Raccoon City worsened. The President gave him the task of rescuing his daughter, Ashley Graham, who got kidnapped.
He is an American actor, and he has made his mark by playing his roles in many video game series and movies as well. He plays the role of the main character, Leon Scott Kennedy, in Resident Evil 4 Remake. Prior to this, Nick Apostolides had played the role of Leon in the Netflix release – Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness and the game Resident Evil 2 Remake (2019), which earned the Ultimate Game of the Year – Golden Joystick Award.
He has shown excellent performance in a number of other video game franchises too. His work in Dead Space Remake, Call of Duty, and Medal of Honor is also extraordinary. Nick’s career reflects his passion and excellence in working in the horror genre, whether it is in games or movies.
- Resident Evil 2 Remake (2019) – Leon S. Kennedy
- Life is Strange: Before the Storm – Frank Bowers
- Evil Things
Toshiyuki Morikawa is a Japanese Actor, Writer, and Director who has done numerous projects in the domain of Anime and games. He plays the leading role of Leon in Resident Evil 4 Remake. Before, he was a voice actor in Fire Emblem Engage and the Final Fantasy franchises.
Talking about his career in anime, he was the voice of supporting characters in Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, My Hero Academia, Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War, and many others.
- Demon Slayer: To the Swordsmith Village Arc – Kagaya Ubuyashiki
- Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion – Sephiroth
- Berserk – Griffith
Ashley Graham is the daughter of the US President. She was abducted by Osmund Saddler – the major antagonist of the game. She is in her twenties. The US President hired an agent to rescue her.
She is a Canadian Actor and plays the role of Ashely Graham, the US President’s daughter, in RE4 Remake. Genevieve loved acting since her childhood, although her parents were against it. She stood firm and finally got to play in series and movies.
Her bio says she loves to go for “evil” roles, even though most of her work is seen in other genres. She has been acting since a young age.
- The Final Cut (2004) – Isabel Bannister
- Jennifer’s Body (2009)
- Caprica – Tamara Adama
Akari Kito is a Japanese actress who plays Ashley Graham in the Japanese Dub of RE 4 Remake. She is very famous for the voice of Nezuko Kamado in the anime Demon Slayer. Her common works are present as voiceovers in several Japanese anime and games.
- Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, Swordsmith Village Arc – Nezuko Kamado
- AI: Somnium Files – Aibo
- Fire Emblem:s Engage – Celine
Luis Serra has a rather suspicious personality, and his whereabouts are unknown at the beginning of the game. Eventually, he comes as a helper to Leon during their journey. Later in the game, he reveals his identity as a past Researcher at Umbrella.
Andre Pena, a Spanish Actor, plays Luis Serra. He has not done much work in the film industry until now, and most of his acting includes a few short movies. This video game is his first cast in the gaming industry, which will earn him a decent amount of fame for future projects. Due to his limited history, not much is known about his character.
- Not Here, But Now – Frank
- The Specials – Shaun
- Shame – Jesse
He plays the voice of Luis Serra in the Japanese dub of the game. Like many other Japanese actors, Kenjiro Tsuda‘s prominent work is usually in anime. His part as Hannes in one of the most high-rated, Attack on Titan, is a major one.
In addition, he has also worked as a voice actor in Chainsawman, My Hero Academia, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, and Fire Emblem Engage as well. The characters are usually supporting or major cast in the mentioned franchises.
- Boruto: Naruto Next Generations – Isshiki Otsutsuki
- Fire Emblem Engage – Gris Gregory
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters – Seto Kaiba
Another mysterious personality, Ada Wong, reappears in RE 4 Remake. Her debut was in Resident Evil 2, but she went missing at the story’s end. Her true intentions remain unknown in this game as she makes certain occurrences.
Lily Gao is one of the re-cast in the RE franchise, with her character of Ada Wong. She was previously cast as Ada Wong in Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. Moreover, she mostly works as an actor in TV series such as The Expense, Hudson & Rex, and many more.
- Slip – Vanessa
- Chapelwait – Maya Boone
- The Handmaid’s Tale – Evelyn Chlu
Junko Minagawa plays Ada Wong in RE 4 Remake. Additionally, she has been cast in a number of anime and games too. Her cast in Code Geass, Black Clover, and Death March Club are the most prominent ones. She is also one of the re-casts from the previous RE movies.
- Code Geass – Cornelia li Britannia
- Resident Evil: Damnation – Ada Wong
- Genshin Impact – Xinqqiu
A US agent whose task is to help other agents engaged in various missions. In this game, she works and coordinates with Leon and helps him accomplish the objectives by remotely providing intel.
Raylene Harewood is a Canadian Actress. She was cast to play Ingrid Hunnigan, the US Agent who assists Leon during his journey. Raylene started her career as an actor at a young age and soon got into theatres and TV dramas.
She is known for playing supporting characters in various video games and movies. Her induction in RE 4 Remake clearly indicates her acting skills.
- Supernatural – Madelyn
- The Intruder – Ice Cream Girl
- DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Tour Guide
Yu Sugimoto makes a comeback to the RE world with her character of Ingrid Hunnigan. Before, she was selected for the roles of Ingrid Hunnigan in Resident Evil: Damnation and Resident Evil: Degeneration too. In addition, she can be seen working in several games other than Resident Evil 4 Remake as voice actors and in Anime too.
- Forspoken – Tanta Sila
- Gintama – Catherine
- Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
- Gantz: O
Jack Krauser, one of the game’s antagonists, turns against his own kind. He went through the same training as Leon, but their paths got separated due to some events in Jack’s life. His role will be significant in the game.
Jack Krauser is played by Mike Kovac as the English voice actor. Jack’s birthplace is in Canada, and he has worked on several projects in the horror genre. Additionally, he has some casts in TV shows such as Supernatural, The Hundred, and much more.
He doesn’t get much into the video game sector, so his part in RE 4 is a rare event. Other games covered by him include Dead Rising 4. We may get to see him again in some upcoming titles of RE following the game’s past records of re-casting actors.
- Tine Star – McMoney
- Supernatural – Dale Jackson
- Fake Blood – Producer
- Mon Ami – Theodore Ivans
Kengo Tsujii is a remarkable Japanese voice actor, famous for his work in supporting and side roles in video games like Yakuza Kiwami 2, Far Cry 6, and Ace Combat 7: Skies Unkown. He came for Jack Krauser’s part in RE 4 Remake. He can be seen working in some Anime too.
- Ace Combat 7: Skies Unkown – Additional Voices
- Yakuza Kiwami 2 – Additional Voices
- Princess Principal – Underling
The main antagonist of the game, Osmund Saddler, only appears in the final chapters. He lives as an evil entity who wishes to conquer the world using his sinister methods. He was the one who kidnapped Ashley Graham in order to accomplish his plans.
Christoper Jane is an emerging actor who plays the character of Osmund Saddler, the main antagonist and cult leader. Being new to the industry, he has not done a lot of projects, and Resident Evil 4 Remake is one of his starting works in the video game genre. His famous works include the TV series Kung Fu and Much Ado!
- Much Ado! – John Gasher
- Kung Fu – Security Guard #1
- Rise of the Bat (Short Movie) – Batman
Hochu Otsuka is an aged actor who has previously worked in some historic anime series of the 1990s and 2000s. Even now, he is the voice-over of many anime and games.
He is cast in the recently released famous anime, The Eminence in the Shadow. His works spread through the old classic anime as well as some modern titles. He played the iconic character of Jiraiya in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.
- Mobile Fighter G Gundam (1994) – Chibodee Crockett
- Star Blazers 2199: A Voyage to Remember – Shiro Sanada
- The Eminence in the Shadow – Lutheran Barnett
An old-looking character, Ramon Salazar, is one of the companions of Osmund Saddler. His powers to control other hostile beings come because he is infected with Las Plagas. His main objective is to finish off Leon and capture Ashely to complete the mission of Osmund Saddler.
Marcio Moreno, previously famous for his side roles in many movies and TV series, debuted in the Resident Evil franchise by playing Ramon Salazar. However, most of his works were not known or acknowledged much before.
He has worked in many movies in uncredited roles, but his time in the film industry is still about ten years or so. Moreover, it was the first place where he got the lead supporting role as an antagonist, and this made his debut in the gaming industry.
- Superman & Lois – Crook #1
- La Quinceanera – Nacho
- Sophie’s Rules – Huevo
Cho is an Actor and Composer who plays the Japanese voice of Ramon Salazar. Most of his work is limited to a few compositions and TV series character voiceovers.
- Arakawa Under the Bridge – Takai Terumasa
- Cho Feat. Stefflon Don: Popalik (Music Video)
Albert Wesker is not a part of the main storyline. Although, he makes a few appearances throughout the game. He remains in frequent touch with Ada Wong.
Craig Burnatowski is a Canadian-born Actor and singer who played Albert Wesker’s English voice. He started his career as a musician and later shifted to the voice acting side. His works consist of voice-overs for games such as Watch Dogs: Legion, Tom Clancy’s: The Division 2, Watch Dogs 2, and much more.
In addition to his experience as a game voice actor, he emerged as an actor in supporting and side cast in TV shows like Air Crash Investigation and TV series like The Handmaid’s Tail.
- The Boys – Street Cop
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Glod
- Tom Clancy’s: The Division 2: James Dragov
- See – Wallen
Joji Nakata is an old voice actor who has worked on numerous projects during his career. Starting from the 1990s, his works are still seen in modern animes and video games. He has extensively worked in the Fate series and Naruto. In the area of video games, his voice can be heard in many Naruto games, Final Fantasy, and Overwatch.
- Overwatch – Doomfist
- Fire Emblem Heroes – Gustav
- Akame ga Kill! – Liver
Another one of Osmund Saddler’s pawns, Bitores Mendez is present mostly in the villages, and his whereabouts are also unknown. He controls the villagers, and he will do anything to stop Leon. Although, he doesn’t possess any special powers like Ramon Salazar.
A well-known songwriter, actor, and musician, Jon Bryant have made his mark in the music and film industry. He is famous for his roles in the TV series Arrow and Riverdale. His music has been featured in Veronica Mars, Shameless, Scream, and much more.
His debut in the movie industry was in Arrow, in a small role. He was also part of Marvel: Sentinel of the Spaceways, a short movie.
- Arrow – Prisoner #2
- Marvel: Sentinel of the Spaceways – The Silver Surfer
Takeshi Oba has only been featured in a few Anime series and two video games, including his role in Resident Evil 4 Remake as one of the voice actors for Bitores Mendez. Mostly, he was cast as a side role or small role, and thus, he hasn’t done much significant work in the film or gaming industry.
- Hi-Fi Rush – ES 101 / GNR 020 / QA 1MIL
- Gintama – Hood Pilot
- Hakouki – Kai Shimada
The Merchant shows up frequently in the game, usually to assist Leon in upgrading his weapons or herbs. He also got a handful of weapons as well. His past and resources are totally mysterious, as well as his intentions, but he is always there to help Leon.
Michael Adamthwaite is a veteran voice-over actor, filmmaker, and writer with more than decades of professional experience in the industry. He has written numerous film scripts, named in credits of more than 100 movies, and did the lead and supporting roles in many others. Additionally, he does voice-overs in games too.
Hiring Michael as the Merchant was an excellent choice. Thanks to his voice, he can smoothly portray the mysterious personality of the Merchant. He can be seen working on many other game projects like Lost Judgement and Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin.
- War for the Planet of the Apes – Luca
- Walking Tall – Burke
- The BFG – Butcher Boy / Danish Driver
- Horns – Eric Hannity
Similar to its English dub actor, Shigeru Chiba, the Japanese dub voice for the Merchant, is also a veteran actor. He has been in the industry since the 1980s, and his work continues till now in 2023.
He has been cast in a number of famous anime, including Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure: All-Star battle R, Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece, Demon Slayer, Dragon Ball Super, Gintama, and a lot more.
Similarly, his work in the video game industry is equally amazing too. He has done voice acting for Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion, Ghost of Tsushima, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.
- Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods – Pilaf
- Jujutsu Kaisen – Jogo
- Ghost in the Shell – Seiso Kyokuin
- The Red Spectacles – Koichi Todome
- Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion – Professor Hojo
- Ghost of Tsushima – Sensei Ishikawa
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Victor Sullivan
Mike – The Pilot
The pilot who comes to assist Leon in the game’s final chapter, Mike, becomes a memorable character even if his screen time is much less. Ingrid Hunnigan sent him to save Leon and Ashley Graham.
Erik Gow is famous for his theatre work, and plays the character of Mike, the pilot Ingrid sends to help Leon. He is from Vancouver, and he usually spends his time doing traditional plays in the theatres of Vancouver. He joined the film industry only a few years back, and till now, he has worked in a number of TV shows like The Good Doctor, Kung Fu, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow in minor roles.
- Christmas Takes Flight – Charlie Beckett
- DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Mr. Parker
- New Tales from the Borderland – Brock
A Japanese Actor who has mostly shown up in only selected TV shows or games till now. Masahito Kawango has been in the profession for more than 20 years and has done voice acting for many classic animes and games. He joined the Resident Evil 4 Remake voice actors cast as the Japanese voice of Mike.
He is known for acting in Berserk, Power Rangers in Space, Love, Chunibyo, and Other Delusions in the TV series category. As for the games, he can be seen in Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis, Tales of Destiny, and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.
- Berserk – Gaston / Man B / Soldier
- Power Rangers in Space – Eugene Skullovitch
This guide summarized the complete list of voice actors for major Resident Evil 4 Remake roles. These actors were not the same as in the original version, but most were from previous Resident Evil series titles. Hence, the authentic experience of the game in this regard remains intact.
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