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David Sobolov is the voice of Gorilla Grodd on CW's The Flash, Drax on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy animated series on Disney Plus, Upgrade and Vin Ethanol on Cartoon Network's Ben 10, and the English voice of Kaido on the legendary anime series One Piece.

He's voiced major roles in the Transformers franchise three times, first as Depth Charge (Beast Wars), then Shockwave (Transformers Prime), and as Blitzwing in the 2018 feature film Bumblebee.

David has played roles in over 80 video games, most notably Volibear (League of Legends), Lobo (Injustice), Terrorblade (Dota 2), Dr. Fate (Injustice 2), Black Knight (Fortnite), Jul M'Dama (Halo 4), The Arbiter (Halo Wars), Azmodan (Heroes of the Storm and Diablo III), Lt. Vasquez (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare), Black Bishop (Vader Immortal), Dr. Garret Bryson (Mass Effect 3), Malphite (Legends of Runeterra), Rios (Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel) and Bumbleblast (Skylanders).

In feature films, in addition to Blitzwing in Transformers Bumblebee, you'll hear David as The Centurion in Alita: Battle Angel, as multiple Klingons in Star Trek Into Darkness, and as one of the Reavers in Serenity.

If you listen closely you’ll hear him performing additional voices in Marvel's What If? on Disney Plus, and in the Star Wars feature films Rogue One, The Last Jedi and Solo.

Classic roles include Tatsurion the Unchained (aka Bob) on Kaijudo, Robocop on Robocop Alpha Commando, Lord Tyger on Spider-Man Unlimited, and Spookie Jar on Sabrina: The Animated Series.

David studied acting with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.


The Soul Of Gorilla Grodd

Here is an interview from Italy about David's work on The Flash as Gorilla Grodd. 

All Over Voice Over Interview - "Born and Raised in South Detroit..."

When David Sobolov (CW’s The Flash (Gorilla Grodd), Disney XD’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Drax)) drops by All Over Voiceover, David shares how his “blue collar” values and acting training with Sanford Meisner helped to form his artistry, and his perspective on risk and the necessity of just simply “showing up”, and how ALL those things combine to make him on one the most successful actors working in voiceover today. A great conversation not to be missed!

TheGeekIntiative: An Interview With Voiceover Artist David Sobolov!

I had the amazing opportunity to chat with David Sobolov (voice of Gorilla Grodd in CW’s “The Flash,”Disney XD’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” cartoon, and Lobo in DC’s “Injustice: Gods Among Us,” among other roles) about equality in geek culture, and his career. David also provided some advice to those who want to be a part of the voiceover industry.em about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

Flash TV Talk Interview

David Sobolov AKA Gorilla Grodd joins us to discuss his vast voice acting career including work on Star Trek Into Darkness, Transformers Beast Wars,  and of course: The Flash!want.To make this item your own, click here > Add & Manage Items.

SciFiction:Interview with David Sobolov

In this show I interview the very talented David Sobolov where we discuss his career in the entertainment industry, his various characters he has portrayed over the years. We also talk a bit about his upcoming role as "Drax" in the new Marvel Entertainment film Guardians Of The Galaxy!

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