Nolan North (born October 31, 1970; 50 years old) is an American actor and voice actor born in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been described as "the nearest thing the games industry has to a bona fide leading man." Some of his credits in video games include the voices (and in most cases also motion capturing) of Deadpool in Hulk vs. Wolverine, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds/Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Deadpool; Cyrille Le Paradox and El Jefe from Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time; Dr Edward Richtofen in the Zombies mode in the Call of Duty games World at War, Black Ops and Black Ops II. Cyclops in Wolverine and the X-Men, Desmond Miles from the Assassin's Creed series; The Penguin and Black Mask in Batman: Arkham City; Nathan Drake in the Uncharted series; and David in The Last of Us. North also portrayed several characters from the Transformers franchise, such as Cliffjumper and Bruticus from the Transformers: Fall of Cybertron video game, and Smokescreen from Transformers Prime, the CGI cartoon show. He has voiced Superboy and Superman on Greg Weisman's Young Justice cartoon. He also voiced the titular character from Blaze and the Monster Machines.
North also has a couple roles in the 2012 TV series. He voices Kraang, Commander Grundch in Space Heroes, Lunk in Super Robo Mecha Force Five!, Graah in Crognard The Barbarian and many other minor characters.
North voiced three major characters in 2016's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan: Leonardo, Shredder, and Splinter.