8 Stars Who Voiced Video Game Characters
If you thought that character sounded familiar, you were probably right
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 6, 2014 1:22 PM CDT
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Liam Neeson in a scene from 'A Million Ways to Die in the West.'   (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

(Newser) – "That voice sounds familiar..." If you've ever found yourself saying that while playing a video game, well, check out ETOnline's list of 19 celebrities who've lent their voices to game characters. A sampling:

  • Emma Stone: Amanda Cartwright in Sleeping Dogs.
  • Kristen Bell: Lucy in the first two Assassin's Creed installments.
  • Mark Hamill: The Joker in Batman: Arkham City.
  • Haley Joel Osment: Sora in Kingdom Hearts.

  • Mandy Moore: Also voiced a character in Kingdom Hearts.
  • Elijah Wood: He's voiced characters in Happy Feet and Lord of the Rings, and also voiced Spyro the dragon in Spyro.
  • Liam Neeson: James in Fallout 3.
  • Kevin Spacey: His voice and his likeness will be used in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare this fall.
Click for the complete list, including one celeb who was also the motion capture actress for a lead character.