Michael Benyaer Profile

Michael Benyaer ProfileMichael Benyaer is a Canadian/American actor, cartoon and video game voice actor and is probably best known for his roles as Hadji Singh in season one of The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest and Bob in the Canadian CGI series ReBoot, seasons 1, 2 and 4.

On playing Hadji, Benyaer stated, “[he] is one of the few roles for an ethnic actor that is not a bad guy. I mean, how many East Indian heroes have been on television? Hadji is for the sensitive kids out there. He is the outsider in all of us.” A Star Wars fan, Benyaer relished the opportunity to work with Mark Hamill for the episode, In the Realm of the Condor.

Among other roles, Benyaer also voiced Lieutenant Draza in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and Hikaru Gosunkugi and Kengyu in Ranma 1/2. He has also guest starred several times on Robot Chicken.

Credits (Taken from IMDB.com)

Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Video Game) (filming)
Ali Dawoud

2012Be Forever Now (TV short) (completed)

2012XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Video Game)
Comm. Clerk (voice)

2012Spec Ops: The Line (Video Game)

2012Fairly Legal (TV series)
Grantham Pace HR Lawyer

– Shine a Light (2012) … Grantham Pace HR Lawyer
2012The Polterguys
Suspicious Traveler

2011Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)

2011Assassin’s Creed Revelations (Video Game)
Darim Ibn La-Ahad (voice) / Abbas’ Captains (voice) / Masyaf Assassins (voice)

2011NCIS (TV series)
Osman Zoranj

– Engaged (Part II) (2011) … Osman Zoranj
2011Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (Video Game)
Indian Ocean Pirates (voice)

2011Chaos (TV series)

– Mincemeat (2011) … Sadegh
2011Socom 4: U.S. Navy Seals (Video Game)
ClawHammer Soldier 1/Pilot 3/NATO 1 (voice)

2010Medal of Honor (Video Game)
Fighter (voice) (uncredited)

2010Svetlana (TV series)
Ahmedinajad’s Interpreter

– Yellowcake (2010) … Ahmedinajad’s Interpreter
2010Saving Grace (TV series)
Hospital Official

– Let’s Talk (2010) … Hospital Official
2010To Rest in Peace (short)

2009The Mentalist (TV series)
Dr. Joseph Gorshani

– A Price Above Rubies (2009) … Dr. Joseph Gorshani
2009Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Video Game)
Serbian Soldiers (voice: English version)

2009Sanctuary (TV series)

– End of Nights: Part 1 (2009) … Assam
2009Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Egyptian Interpol Officer #2

2009Castle (TV series)

– Always Buy Retail (2009) … Oscar
2009Eli Stone (TV series)
Dr. Lawson

– Flight Path (2009) … Dr. Lawson
2009Cranky Puss (short)
Deli Owner

2008Quantum of Solace (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)

2008Far Cry
Mercenary Smith

2007Bionic Woman (TV series)

– Faceoff (2007) … Raul
2005-2007Robot Chicken (TV series)
Beetlejuice / Defense Attorney / Host of ‘Who Poop Last?’ / …

– Yancy the Yo-Yo Boy (2007) … Beetlejuice (voice)
– Federated Resources (2006) … Moses (voice)
– Midnight Snack (2005) … Jack Beckett/Defense Attorney (voice) (uncredited)
– The Deep End (2005) … Host of ‘Who Poop Last?’ (voice)
– A Piece of the Action (2005) … Ron Jeremy (voice)

2007Termination Point (TV movie)

2006Socom U.S. Navy Seals: Fireteam Bravo 2 (Video Game)
Additional Voice Over Talent (voice)

2006Tokobot Plus: Mysteries of the Karakuri (Video Game)
Fuel (voice: English version)

2006Eureka (TV series)
Dr. Louis Glazer

– Purple Haze (2006) … Dr. Louis Glazer
2006The Path to 9/11 (TV movie)
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed / ‘KSM’

2006/IIMimesis (short)

2006Hitman: Blood Money (Video Game) (voice / as Michael Benyer)

2006The Egyptian Book of the Dead (TV movie)

2005Murder Unveiled (TV movie)

2005The Matrix: Path of Neo (Video Game)
Vamp/Police/Security (voice)

2005When Jesse Was Born (short)
Parking Attendant

200524 (TV series)

– Day 4: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (2005) … Naseem
2005The Inside (TV series)
David Sarkesian

– Point of Origin (2005) … David Sarkesian
2004Romeo! (TV series)

– Friends & Lovers (2004) … Jarrad
2004The Shield (TV series)
Goma Magar

– On Tilt (2004) … Goma Magar
1999-2004Da Vinci’s Inquest (TV series)
Brad Stuart / Constable Neil Cohen

– The Squirrels Are of English Descent (2004) … Constable Neil Cohen
– The Looking Glass (1999) … Brad Stuart
2004The L Word (TV series)

– Let’s Do It (2004) … Marc
2003Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space (Video Game)
M’Quve (voice: English version)

2003Smallville (TV series)

– Shattered (2003) … Assassin
2003Need for Speed: Underground (Video Game) (voice)

2002Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon (Video Game)
M’Quve (voice: English version) (uncredited)

2001-2002Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (TV series)

– Bad Hair Day (2002) (voice)
– Can You Dig It? (2002)
– In a Lather (2002) (voice)
– Gift with Purchase (2001) (voice)
2002Dead Heat
First Man – Warehouse

1994-2001ReBoot (TV series)
Bob / Cadet Bob / Dark Bob

– Crouching Binome, Hidden Virus (2001) … Bob (voice)
– Null-Bot of the Bride (2001) … Bob (voice)
– Life’s a Glitch (2001) … Bob (voice)
– My Two Bobs (2001) … Bob (voice)
– Sacrifice (2001) … Bob (voice)
2001ReBoot: My Two Bobs (TV movie)
Bob (voice)

2001ReBoot: Daemon Rising (TV movie)
Bob (voice) / Cadet Bob (voice)

2001Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front (Video Game)
M’Quve (voice: English version) (uncredited)

2001Dark Angel (TV series)
Onion Runyon

– Art Attack (2001) … Onion Runyon
2001Sitting Ducks (TV series)

2000Crash and Byrnes (video)

2000Freedom (TV series)

– Freezone (2000)
2000Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption (Video Game)
Wilhelm (voice) (as Michael Benyear)

2000My Mother, the Spy (TV movie)

2000Secret Agent Man (TV series)
Bureau Chief

– Supernaked (2000) … Bureau Chief
2000Kessen (Video Game)
Yukinaga Konishi/Morichika Chosokabe/Keiji Maeda/Retainer East (voice) (as Michael Benyear)

1999The Auteur Theory
Spike Levy – Finalist

1999Waking (short)
Officer #2

1998Viper (TV series)

– Wisegal (1998) … Emile
1998Surface to Air
Iraqi Soldier

1998Reboot (Video Game)
Bob (voice)

Taxi Driver

1996-1997The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV series)
Hadji Quest-Singh / Man #5 / 1st mate / …

– To Bardo and Back (1997) … Hadji Quest-Singh (voice) / Cowboy (voice)
– Alligators and Okeechobee Vikings (1996) … Hadji Quest-Singh (voice) / Guard #3 (voice) / Scout (voice) / …
– Future Rage (1996) … Hadji Quest-Singh (voice) / Guard #1 (voice)
– Ice Will Burn (1996) … Hadji Quest-Singh (voice)
– Expedition to Khumbu (1996) … Hadji Quest-Singh (voice) / Monks (voice)

1995Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder (TV movie)

1994Flinch (video)
Al Devore

1993-1994Exosquad (TV series)
Pilot Exotrooper First Class Kaz Takagi / Praetorius

– Fire Ship (1994) … Pilot Exotrooper First Class Kaz Takagi (voice) / Praetorius (voice)
– The Last Man (1994) … Pilot Exotrooper First Class Kaz Takagi (voice) / Praetorius (voice)
– Venus Rising (1994) … Pilot Exotrooper First Class Kaz Takagi (voice) / Praetorius (voice)
1993Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (TV series)
Additional Voices / Lawerence

– Hero of the Year (1993) (voice)
– The Robot’s Robot (1993) (voice)
– Tails’ Tale (1993) (voice)
– Fast and Easy (1993) (voice)
– Robo-Ninjas (1993) (voice)
1993Hurricanes (TV series)
Stats (voice)

1991The Hitman
Hassan (as Michael B. Enyaer)

1990-1991G.I. Joe (TV series)

– Stuck on You (1991) (voice)
– BIOK (1991) (voice)
– The Mind Mangler (1990) (voice)
– D-Day at Alcatraz: Part 2 (1990) (voice)
– D-Day at Alcatraz: Part 1 (1990) (voice)
1988-1989MacGyver (TV series)
J.D. / Sniper

– Cease Fire (1989) … Sniper
– Blood Brothers (1988) … J.D. (as Michael Benyear)
1989G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire (TV mini-series)

– Operation Dragonfire: Part 1 (1989) … Scoop (voice)
– Operation Dragonfire: Part 2 (1989) … Scoop (voice)
– Operation Dragonfire: Part 3 (1989) … Scoop (voice)
– Operation Dragonfire: Part 4 (1989) … Scoop (voice)
– Operation Dragonfire: Part 5 (1989) … Scoop (voice)
1988Higher Ground (TV movie)
Ike Tench

1987Wiseguy (TV series)

– Prodigal Son (1987) … Dino
198721 Jump Street (TV series)

– Next Generation (1987) … Don
1979Mobile Suit Gundam (TV series)
Ma Kube (English Voice)

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