Armin Shimerman plays the longtime enemy of Ratchet and Clank, Dr. Nefarious. He has played this role since Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal in 2004. Other notable roles he has played in video games include Andrew Ryan in Bioshock and Raz’s father in Psychonauts. He has also appeared in World of Warcraft, Mass Effect and God of War II.
Shimerman has also appeared in various television shows, including Numb3rs, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
David Kaye has been Clank’s voice since the first game in 2002. He has lent his voice to many video games and cartoons of all kinds. For games outside of the Ratchet and Clank series, Kaye was in the movie Wolf Among Us, Cave, Batman: Arkham City, several Assassin’s Creed games, and lent voice work in the background to several Call of Duty games.
For cartoons, Kaye has appeared in Teen Titans Go !, Inujasha, Dragon Ball Z and is the voice of Megatron in many Transformers series.
Debra Wilson is the voice of Clank’s alternative dimension to the Kit version. The biggest video game you’ve seen lately is Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order as Cere Junda, but has appeared in many games during her career. Bugsnax, Persona 5 Strikers, The Outer Worlds, Call of Duty, Gears 5 and Wolfenstein are just a few examples of projects she has lent her voice to.
James Arnold Taylor
While Clank had the same voice from the very beginning of the series, James Arnold Taylor did not begin expressing Ratchet until the second game. You will hear his voice as Tidus in Final Fantasy X, but he has also appeared in various Lego games, Rocket Arena and various Star Wars games such as Obi-wan Kenobi.
Speaking of Kenobi, Taylor was the longtime voice of the Jedi who spoke Star Wars: The Clone Wars and many other projects. He was the voice of Leonard v TMNT film and the main character in the film Johnny’s test.
Jennifer Hale is the voice of the second Lombard and playable character Rivet. She is best known for her work as the female Commander Shepard in Mass Effect, but she is also the voice of Ash in Overwatch, Chronicle in Mortal Kombat 11, and also appeared in Marvel’s Avengers, Batman: Arkham Knight, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Bioshock Infinite and many other important games.
Hale also plays Jean Gray / Phoenix in many X-Men video games and series. She appeared in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandyand the latest DuckTales series.
Robin Atkin Downes
Robin Atkin Downes is the voice of an alternative version of Dr. Nefarious, led by Emperor Nefarious. But this is not the first time someone has played Ratchet and Clank. In past games, he played Captain Slag. Probably the most important role Downes played in video games is Travis Touchdown in No More Heroes, but he was also in Kingdom Hearts, Destiny 2, Call of Duty, The Last of Us Part II and Uncharted.
Outside of video games, Downes can be heard Ben 10, Guardians of the Galaxy (series), Sofia the First, tribe, a Regular show.