Christopher "Chris" Edgerly (born August 6, 1969, in Silver Spring, Maryland) is an

American actor and voice actor. He is the voice of Gobber the Belch in the TV Series as well as the Thomas & Friends Is The Legend In Viking Railway short, How to Train Your Dragon video game, and School of Dragons.


Edgerly was born in Silver Spring, Maryland, he moved to Savannah, Georgia at the age of two with his mother, and two brothers. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism.

He provided the voice of Peter Potamus on the Adult Swim animated series, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, in addition to several guest voices on the TV series Drawn Together. Other television voice appearances include Duck DodgersMy Gym Partner's a MonkeyCodename: Kids Next Door, and Kenan & Kel. He can also be heard as the voice of "Cloak" in the Disney animated feature The Wild. In 2006, Chris started voicing Nick DiamondThe Masked Man and referee Mills Lane on the return of MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch. He also provided a voice for a Brute in the video game Halo 2 and appeared on two episodes of Kenan & Kel.

He has voiced various soldiers in the video game Valkyria Chronicles and TEL in Infinity Blade III. He recently voiced the protagonist character Ken Ogawa in FromSoftware's video game Ninja Blade. He also provided the voice of Gambit in the video game adaption of X-Men Origins: Wolverine as well as voicing different characters in the 2012 video game, Lego The Lord of the Rings. He also voiced Peter Parker/Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson in The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man. He also voiced Francis Little in Disney XD original series, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil. Additionally, he voices Hidan in Naruto Shippuden. Edgerly played the voice of Jedi Master Eeth Koth for the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars in the second season episode "Grievous Intrigue". He has also recently become a cast member for The Simpsons, playing various characters. He also voiced Ren Hoek in the 2011 Xbox 360, Nintendo DS and Wii game Nicktoons MLB. In 2013, Edgerly took the role of a spiky winged creature called a pufferthorn, and his character was named Pop Thorn, in Skylanders: Swap Force. Edgerly also has provided the voice of Gobber the Belch on Cartoon Network's DreamWorks Dragons: The Series. He continued to do so in Dragons: Race to the Edge and Thomas & Friends Is The Legend In Viking Railway.

He starred in Gaturro as the title character. He was one of the two main voice actors in the English release of Top Cat: The Movie.

Selected Filmography

Year Title Voice role(s) Notes
2003 Tales of Symphonia
  • Kvar
  • Magnius
  • Yuan Ka-Fai
Video game
The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
2004 The Lord of the Rings:
The Third Age
  • Elegost
  • Aragorn
  • Éomer's Lieutenant
The Lord of the Rings:
The Battle for Middle-earth
  • Aragorn
  • Éomer
The Incredibles Additional Voices
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Cid Highwind
Chicken Little Additional Voices Film
2006 Happy Feet
  • Elder Penguins
  • Humans
  • Additional Voices
Happy Feet Video game
2006 The Lord of the Rings:
The Battle for Middle-earth II
  • Aragorn
  • Éomer
The Lord of the Rings:
The Battle for Middle-earth II:
The Rise of the Witch-king
  • Aragorn
  • Éomer
2007 TMNT Additional Voices Film
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Cid Highwind
2008 Valkyria Chronicles Drill Instructor Video game
2008–2009 Wolverine and the X-Men Agent Haskett Television series
2008–2014 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Eeth Koth
2009 The Lord of the Rings:
  • Aragorn
  • Rohan Officer #2
Video game
2010 The Lord of the Rings:
Aragorn's Quest
  • Éomer
  • Additional Voices
2011 The Lord of the Rings:
War in the North
2011–2018 The Simpsons Various Characters Television series
2013 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional Voices Video game
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • The Burglar
  • Dennis Carradine
2014–2017 Clarence
  • Ranger
  • Operator
  • Crumbles
  • Guy in Car
  • Ice Cream Attendant
  • Newscaster
  • Copernicus
  • Man in Window
  • Cashier
  • Reporter
  • Politician
  • Action Man
  • Foreman
  • Police 2
  • Rake Backburn
  • Dom Delmo
  • Medic
  • Manny Piffle
  • Mountain Lion
  • Jeff's New Toy
  • Robot Lawyer
Television series
2015–2017 Transformers: Robots in Disguise
  • Crustacion
  • Video Game Voice
2015–2018 Sofia the First
  • Babble
  • Elfred
2018 World of Warcraft:
Battle for Azeroth
post-production Video game

Thomas & Friends Franchise Filmography

Year Title Voice role Notes
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Gobber the Belch Video game
2013–2014 DreamWorks Dragons Riders of Berk
Defenders of Berk
2014 Dawn of the Dragon Racers Short film
2015 Dragons: Race to the Edge Season 1
2016 Season 2
Season 3
2017 Season 4
Season 5
2018 Season 6
2021–Present Thomas And Friends In the Legend In Viking Railway Season 6-10


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