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Overwatch Voice Actors: The Cast Behind the Characters

Choose your hero, work together with friends, and battle across futuristic maps… meet the Overwatch voice actors behind your favourite characters.

Released in 2016 by Blizzard Entertainment, Overwatch is a team-based hero shooter set in a future that has suffered the consequences of advanced robot technology. The task force ‘Overwatch’ has made it their mission to restore peace and end the robot uprising.

Players can enjoy 5v5 high-octane conflict with their choice of over 30 heroes and multiple maps and game modes. Fight as a gunslinging outlaw, a time-jumping freedom fighter, or even an advanced AI robot – the choice is yours!

But what about the voices behind the iconic characters? Let’s take a look into the Overwatch voice actors.

Meet the Ana voice actor

Meet the Ana voice actor
Meet the Ana voice actor

Sharp-shooter Ana is voiced by Aysha Selim who, like her character, was born in Egypt. She is one of the original Overwatch voice actors.

Hailing from a long line of military veterans, Ana Amari was the greatest sniper in the world. She is committed to using her expertise to defend her home and her friends.

Meet the Ashe voice actor

Meet the Ashe voice actor
Meet the Ashe voice actor

This fearless gunslinger is voiced by Jennifer Hale, the Overwatch voice actor is best known for her characters in Netflix’s ‘Love and Robots’ or Mass Effect’s Commander Shephard.

Ashe is infamous among the hidden criminal underworld, the leader of the Deadlock Rebels Gang. She is ambitious, calculating and lives by her own set of rules; don’t work with the law, keep your word, and punish betrayal.

Meet the Baptiste voice actor

Meet the Baptiste voice actor
Meet the Baptiste voice actor
  • Jean-Baptiste Augustin
  • Courageous
  • Haiti, Caribbean

The elite combat medic is voiced by Benz Antoine, the Overwatch voice actor is best known for his appearances in Jason Statham’s ‘Death Race’ and characters in Tom Clancy’s ‘Ghost Recon Breakpoint’.

Previously on the wrong side of Overwatch history, Baptiste became disgusted with the missions he had completed for easy money and soon turned a new leaf. The ex-Talon soldier now uses his healing and fighting skills when and if needed.

Meet the Bastion voice actor

Meet the Bastion voice actor
Meet the Bastion voice actor
  • SST Laboratories Siege Automaton E54, "Bastion"
  • Inquisitive
  • Sweden

Despite Bastion’s robotic nature rendering him unable to speak coherent words, it’s worth noting that he does have a voice actor: Chris Metzen, the legendary Blizzard scriptwriter.

Left to rust after the Omnic Crisis, Bastion now has a curiosity for the new world he has awoken in. He is fascinated by nature and is committed to helping the humans he once fought against – all with his bird, Ganymede, by his side.

Meet the Brigitte voice actor

Meet the Brigitte voice actor
Meet the Brigitte voice actor
  • Brigitte Lindholm
  • Brave
  • Sweden

Honourable Brigitte is voiced by Matilda Smedius, the Overwatch voice actor has been in the industry since she was a child, making her breakthrough with Blizzard.

Inspired by her grandfather, Reinhardt, Brigitte is driven by her honour and seeks to protect those in need.

Meet the Cassidy voice actor

Meet the Cassidy voice actor
Meet the Cassidy voice actor

This outlaw is voiced by seasoned anime dub actor Matthew Mercer, renowned for his role as the English dub for Levi in Attack on Titan. Mercer has an enormous list of AAA videogame credits, including Baldur’s Gate 3, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Fallout 4, and Red Dead 2.

A member of Ashe’s notorious Deadlock Gang, Cassidy made a name for himself for his gunslinging abilities. He believes he can right his wrongs by fighting only for causes he believes are just.

Meet the D. Va voice actor

Meet the D. Va voice actor
Meet the D. Va voice actor

Former pro-gamer turned mech pilot, D.Va is voiced by Charlet Chung. The Overwatch voice actor has appeared in various roles for Disney, ABC, and Fox.

Thanks to her advanced reflexes and keen instincts developed through her career as a professional gamer, D. Va is praised for her single-handed defence of the South Korean border.

Meet the Doomfist voice actor

Meet the Doomfist voice actor
Meet the Doomfist voice actor
  • Akande Ogundimu, "Doomfist"
  • Hoarse
  • Nigeria

Nigerian mercenary Doomfist is voiced by Sahr Ngaujah – known for his role in Netflix’s Marvel series ‘Luke Cage’.

The born leader rose through the ranks of Talon, killing the previous Doomfist and taking his title, and now has plans to begin a new worldwide conflict for his own unknown reasons.

Meet the Echo voice actor

Meet the Echo voice actor
Meet the Echo voice actor

Evolutionary robot Echo is voiced by Jeannie Bolet who has several appearances in Grey’s Anatomy. Although the actors voice is edited to sound more robotic, you can still recognise her.

This adaptable, AI robot was freed from military quarantine by Cassidy and joined him in the fight to save the world. Echo is programmed to learn through observation, leaving everyone to wonder where her new-found freedom will take her.

Meet the Genji voice actor

Meet the Genji voice actor
Meet the Genji voice actor
  • Genji Shimada
  • Brave
  • Japan

Cyborg ninja Genji is voiced by Gaku Space from the original Overwatch voice actor cast. He played Gaku in the live action ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’.

After barely escaping death at the hands of his brother, Genji was given robotic updates to survive. Struggling with these body modifications, the ninja found inner peace during his studies with a monk. He now fights for justice and a better world.

Meet the Hanzo voice actor

Meet the Hanzo voice actor
Meet the Hanzo voice actor
  • Hanzo Shimada
  • Hard
  • Japan

The skilled bowman and assassin is voiced by Paul Nakauchi, best known for his voice acting in Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and the live action take on Watari in ‘Death Note’. You can also find his voice in The boy and the Heron, as well as Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Brother to Genji, Hanzo became horrified after their confrontation and disappeared to seek punishment for his actions. Now, after learning his brother lives on, he is eager to prove himself and restore his honour.

Meet the Illari voice actor

Meet the Illari voice actor
Meet the Illari voice actor
  • Illari Quispe Ruiz
  • Proud
  • Peru

The fierce Inti warrior is voiced by Andre Cisneros, a Peruvian musician that had never considered voice acting before. Overwatch designer Joshi Zhang emphasised the team’s commitment to finding an authentic Peruvian voice actress that spoke Quechua.

The last of her kind, Illari is a lean, mean, solar energy wielding machine. Her immense power caused her to accidentally wipe out her people during her initiation ceremony, which has left her to face the world alone and seek forgiveness for her sins.

Meet the Junkrat voice actor

Meet the Junkrat voice actor
Meet the Junkrat voice actor
  • Jamison Fawkes, "Junkrat"
  • Crazy
  • Australia

Chaotic Junkrat is voiced by Chris Parson, best-known for his roles in games such as ‘The Last of Us’ and ‘God of War’.

Explosives obsessed and a little unhinged, Junkrat is a lawless demolitionist that loves crime sprees and causing trouble.

Meet the Junker Queen voice actor

Meet the Junker Queen voice actor
Meet the Junker Queen voice actor

This axe-wielding leader is voiced by voice acting newbie Leah de Niese, the Overwatch cast member has typically featured in shows such as ‘House Husbands’ and ‘Offspring’.

Former wastelander turned Junker queen, Odessa uses her brute force and electromagnetic gauntlet to fight where and when she wants. She has made it her mission to conquer the world.

Meet the Kiriko voice actor

Meet the Kiriko voice actor
Meet the Kiriko voice actor

Kiriko is voiced by actor Sally Amaki, an American singer based in Tokyo that is known for her voice acting role in the idol group 22/7.

Using her spiritual and ninja skills to heal her home that was destroyed by the Hashimoto long ago, she fights for a future that sees the people of Kanezaka free and safe.

Meet the Lifeweaver voice actor

Meet the Lifeweaver voice actor
Meet the Lifeweaver voice actor

This artsy activist is voiced by Thai actor Phuwin Tangsakyuen, the Overwatch cast member appeared in many Thai shows before becoming Lifeweaver.

After creating technology that combines plant matter and hard light, Lifeweaver dreams of saving everyone on the planet through curing illness and healing wounds.

Meet the Lúcio voice actor

Meet the Lúcio voice actor
Meet the Lúcio voice actor

Jonny Cruz voices this famous wallrider, with the Overwatch voice actor also found video game roles such as ‘Hitman’ and ‘Need for Speed: Heat’.

After rising to fame as an underground DJ in the Rio favelas, Lúcio now uses his father’s sonic technology to fight for his city. He wants to inspire social change through his DJ’ing and fighting.

Meet the Mei voice actor

Meet the Mei voice actor
Meet the Mei voice actor

Mei is voiced by Chinese actor Elise Zhang, who also voices Symmetra in the Chinese version of Overwatch.

The climatologist, with the help of her robot companion, Snowball, uses her own technology to protect the planet and those who reside here.

Meet the Mercy voice actor

Meet the Mercy voice actor
Meet the Mercy voice actor

The Swiss guardian angel is voiced by Lucie Pohl, a German voice actor best-known for dubbing Khloe in the German version of ‘Keeping Up with The Kardashians’.

Sporting her nanotech Valkyrie suit, Mercy is one of the world’s most renowned combat medics and symbol of peace. She has dedicated herself to helping those injured by war and caring for those in crisis areas worldwide.

Meet the Moira voice actor

Meet the Moira voice actor
  • Genevieve O'Reilly
  • IMDb
Meet the Moira voice actor

This Irish geneticist is voiced by fellow Irishwoman Genevieve O’Reilly, who is known for her role as Mon Mothma in the Star Wars franchise.

Despite her controversial methods, scientist Moira seeks the to advance humanity through cutting edge genetic engineering. She believes her work to be a promising step to eradicate disease and disorders, ruthless enough to do whatever it takes to get there.

Meet the Orisa voice actor

Meet the Orisa voice actor
Meet the Orisa voice actor
  • Orisa
  • Friendly
  • Numbani, Africa

Guardian robot Orisa is voiced by Cherrelle Skeete, who starred in tv shows ‘Call the Midwife’ and Amazon Prime’s ‘Hanna’.

Created by 11-year-old tech genius Efi, Orisa is a national hero in Numbani. The robot, alongside her creator, guards the citizens of Numbani.

Meet the Pharah voice actor

Meet the Pharah voice actor
Meet the Pharah voice actor

Born soldier Pharah is voiced by Jen Cohn, who’s impressive portfolio speaks wonders; from voicing characters in ‘GTA V’ to ‘Avatar The Last Airbender’.

Daughter to Ana, Pharah is a born and raised soldier. She was part of an elite security squad fighting against rogue AI but is now living her lifelong dream of helping Overwatch keep peace within the new world.

Meet the Ramattra voice actor

Meet the Ramattra voice actor
  • Ramon Tikaram
  • IMDb
Meet the Ramattra voice actor

The Omnic tank is voiced by Ramon Tikaram, starring in shows such as ‘Murphy’s Law’ and ‘Fortitude’. You might also recognise his voice from AAA games such as Elden Ring or Diablo IV.

Leader of Null Sector, an ant-Overwatch group, Ramattra will stop at nothing to see his plans come into action. He is a radicalised, militant force to be reckoned with and vows protect Omnics from the abuse of humans.

Meet the Reaper voice actor

Meet the Reaper voice actor
  • Keith Ferguson
  • IMDb
Meet the Reaper voice actor

Chilling hero Reaper is voiced by Keith Ferguson, who is ironically known for his roles in shows such as ‘DuckTales’ and ‘Looney Tunes’. You can also find his voice in games such as Diablo IV, Dragon Age II, or Lego the Hobbit.

Reaper is a ruthless and merciless killer that is on the hunt for former Overwatch agents to take down and eliminate them. There is little known about this killer, just that wherever he goes, death seems to follow.

Meet the Reinhardt voice actor

Meet the Reinhardt voice actor
Meet the Reinhardt voice actor

This iconic character is voiced by Darin De Paul, known for his roles in similar games such as ‘Apex Legends’, ‘Red Dead Redemption 2‘, and ‘Spider-Man (2018)’.

Living by his code of honour and justice, Reinhardt fight to defend the innocent alongside his daughter and squire Brigitte. Despite his daughter trying to deter him from battle in his older age, he vows to continue fighting until justice is served.

Meet Roadhog voice actor

Meet Roadhog voice actor
Meet Roadhog voice actor
  • Mako Rutledge, "Roadhog"
  • Deep
  • Australia

This gruff killer is voiced by gaming voice actor Josh Petersdorf, known for roles in games such as ‘Warcraft’ and ‘League of Legends’.

Often found roaming the Australian outback, the ruthless masked murderer has only one known ally – Junkrat. The two delight in random and chaotic destruction.

Meet the Sigma voice actor

Meet the Sigma voice actor
Meet the Sigma voice actor

Astrophysicist Sigma is voiced by Boris Hiestand, the Dutch actor has featured in a number of impressive roles from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2’ to ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’. In the videogame world, you’ll find his voice in titles like Anthem and Diablo IV.

After an experiment-gone-wrong left him with the power to control gravity and altered his mind, Sigma now struggles to maintain his mental grip on reality. He is continuing to develop his powers under the unknown control of Talon.

Meet the Sojourn voice actor

Meet the Sojourn voice actor
Meet the Sojourn voice actor

Cherise Boothe voices the former captain Sojourn and has featured in many animated series such as ‘Kung Fu Panda’. You might also recognise her voice from Diablo IV, another Blizzard title.

Captain turned veteran, Sojourn now dedicates her life to helping innocents by using her cybernetic body enhancements and her astounding strategic experience. She is one of Overwatch’s most trusted leaders, earning herself the title of their most empathetic and clear-headed member.

Meet the Soldier 76 voice actor

Meet the Soldier 76 voice actor
  • Fred Tatasciore
  • IMDb
Meet the Soldier 76 voice actor

An iconic character deserves an equally iconic voice actor – Fred Tatasciore voices Soldier 76 in Overwatch. With multiple video games roles under his belt, from ‘Call of Duty’ to ‘Fortnite’ and ‘Avengers Assemble’, the American voice actor is the perfect fit.

Once the commander of Overwatch, Soldier now travels the world hunting down those responsible for the team’s downfall. He is unrelentingly committed to his search and will stop at nothing to bring them to justice.

Meet the Sombra voice actor

Meet the Sombra voice actor
  • Carolina Ravassa
  • @ravassa
Meet the Sombra voice actor

Hacker Sombra is voiced by Colombian actress Carolina Ravassa, who also features as Raze in ‘Valorant’ and Taliana Martinez in ‘GTA 5‘.

Currently working for Talon, Sombra is one of the most infamous hackers in the world. She sources information to use against those in a position of power and always follows her own agenda.

Meet the Symmetra voice actor

Meet the Symmetra voice actor
Meet the Symmetra voice actor
  • Satya Vaswani, "Symmetra"
  • Strong
  • India

‘Architech’ Symmetra is voiced by actor Anjali Bhimani, who is also known for her role as Rampart in ‘Apex Legends’.

 

Symmetra can weave hard-light architectural constructs which allows her to create buildings from thin air. She uses this power to endorse Vishkar’s values – an Indian corporation dedicated to the rebuilding of cities. However, she is starting to wonder whether the corporations’ interests are what is best for humanity.

Meet the Torbjörn voice actor

Meet the Torbjörn voice actor
Meet the Torbjörn voice actor
  • Torbjörn Lindholm
  • Rugged
  • Sweden

The small but fierce weapons designer is voiced by Keith Silverstein, who has a vast portfolio of voice acting, featuring in shows like ‘Naruto’ and ‘Pokémon’. He is also the English voice of Zhongli in ‘Genshin Impact’

This ingenious engineer is responsible for Overwatch’s most advanced weapons, even ‘adopting’ the curious Bastion. Torbjörn works to ensure his weapons are not left in the wrong hands and to keep his creations safe.

Meet the Tracer voice actor

Meet the Tracer voice actor
Meet the Tracer voice actor

Time-jumping Tracer is voiced by Cara Theobold, the well-known ‘Downton Abbey’ star.

With her ability to control the flow of time through her chronal harness, Tracer is on a mission to make the world a better place. She is extremely optimistic and a natural with her twin-pistols.

Meet the Widowmaker voice actor

Meet the Widowmaker voice actor
Meet the Widowmaker voice actor

This ruthless assassin is voiced by Chloe Hollings, a French-Australian voice actor that has featured in ‘Wolfstein: Youngblood’ alongside her music career.

Patient, unforgiving, and cold-blooded, Widowmaker is Talon’s best weapon. She is an unstoppable killer that strikes fear into the heart of any who are unfortunate enough to find themselves in her crosshairs.

Meet the Winston voice actor

Meet the Winston voice actor
Meet the Winston voice actor
  • Harold Winston
  • Intelligent
  • The Moon

The genetically engineered gorilla is voiced by Crispin Freeman, known for his roles in anime’s such as ‘Naruto’ and ‘Hellsing Ultimate’. In videogames, he’s credited in some huge titles such as ‘God of War‘, ‘Star Wars Jedi: Survivor‘, and ‘Diablo IV‘.

This mild-mannered scientist is responsible for the recall of Overwatch. He sought the help of his friends and former members to stop the rising threat Null Sector. Winston longs for the days where he was a hero, remaining the beacon of hope for Overwatch.

Meet the Wrecking Ball voice actor

Meet the Wrecking Ball voice actor
Meet the Wrecking Ball voice actor
  • Hammond, "Wrecking Ball"
  • Deep
  • The Moon

This fierce hamster is voiced by Jonathan Lipow, best known for his role in the ‘Monster High’ series.

Rising from the labs of Horizon Lunar, Hammond the hamster (aka Wrecking Ball) is highly intelligent, teaching himself engineering and mechanics. He is a member of the Junkers and is considered Junker Queen’s champion.

Meet the Zarya voice actor

Meet the Zarya voice actor
Meet the Zarya voice actor
  • Aleksandra Zaryanova, "Zarya"
  • Strong
  • Siberia, Russia

Athlete Zarya is voiced by Dolya Gavanski, who also appears in ‘Company of Heroes 2’.

The strongest woman in Overwatch, Zarya is a champion weightlifter that uses her great strength and fame to protect and rebuild her country. She now fights on the front lines to protect her people, setting aside her former fame.

Meet the Zenyatta voice actor

Meet the Zenyatta voice actor
Meet the Zenyatta voice actor
  • Tekhartha Zenyatta
  • Calm
  • Nepal

Omnic monk Zenyatta is voiced by Feodor Chin, famous for his work in ‘League of Legends’, ‘Futurama‘, and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’.

Zenyatta wanders the world to find spiritual enlightenment and help others discover their own inner peace. He will fight to protect the innocent, whatever side that may be on.

Chloe McWhinnie

By Chloe McWhinnie

Writer, motorsports enthusiast, and Scotland native Chloe is passionate about literature, anime, Overwatch, and all things creative.

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