The Grand Rapids Comic-Con is happy to announce that Loren Lester--the voice of Dick Grayson/Robin in "Batman: TAS" as well as Nightwing in numerous DC Comics animated films, TV shows, and video games--will be at the show on October 20-22!
Loren Lester is an American actor of stage, screen, and voice, best known for his portrayal of DC Comics superhero Robin (Dick Grayson) and Nightwing in the numerous Batman animated series and features in the DC Animated Universe as well as hundreds of TV and radio commercials.
He began his career as a teenager; one of his early recurring roles was “Roy” in The Facts of Life. He also provided the voice for Rick Gordon, Flash Gordon’s son, in the 1986 cartoon series Defenders of the Earth and as Barbeque on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
In 1990, he provided the voice for Jordan Knight in NKOTB TV Series. In 1994, he was also the voice of Gringo in the Don Bluth film Thumbelina.He also played one of the hall monitors, Fritz Hansel, in the cult classic Rock ‘n’ Roll High School.
Lester has appeared in over 200 episodics including Parenthood, Bones, NCIS, Ringer, Good Luck Charlie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Awake, The Closer, Desperate Housewives, Cold Case, Criminal Minds, Castle, Two and a Half Men, and many others.
He recurred on all three seasons of the HBO hit comedy series Hung, and had recurring roles on Victorious (Nickelodeon), Gilmore Girls, General Hospital, The Bold & The Beautiful and The Young and the Restless.
Lester also appeared in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “The Quickening”. He was the Irate passenger in Red Eye. In 2008, Lester played the role of an ER doctor on Heroes in the episode “The Second Coming”.
His voice has been heard in numerous critically acclaimed audio books and in popular interactive games such as Halo 4 and Arkham Knight. He provides the voice of Kirk Langstrom and his counterpart Man Bat for Batman: Arkham Knight.
Lester also voiced Hal Jordan, Green Lantern in “The Eyes of Despero” episode of Batman: Brave and the Bold, also from DC Comics. And then the voice of Iron Fist in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes from Marvel Comics. Recently, he directed the web series Let’s Do Lunch, starring Sam Harris and Barry Williams.