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Award-winning author, American actor, voice artist, storyteller, international theater performer, screenwriter, producer, and director Yuri Lowenthal was born in Alliance, Ohio, USA, grew up in Nashville, and moved to Virginia.
Majoring in East Asian Studies at The College of William & Mary, Lowenthal attended classes on theater. After graduation, he joined Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme. He left his position eventually when acting was calling him. Yuri acted internationally and started working on commercials, voicing, and performing at the theater and on the big screen.
Besides being no stranger to cinematography, Yuri Lowenthal is also an established writer. He co-authored nearly three books, namely, 'Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic', 'Voice-Over Voice Actor: The Extended Edition', and 'Tough City'.
Yuri worked on several video games and cartoons. He is best known for his role as the Prince in 'Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of time', and 'Prince Of Persia: The Two thrones', Superman in 'Legions Of Superhereos', and Kuma or Jinno in 'Afro Samurai'. He is also credited for his roles in animations such as 'Naruto', 'Gurren Lagann', 'Code Geass', 'Bleach' 'RaveMaster', 'Kyo Kara Moah!', and 'Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles'. Yuri married actress Tara Platt, and they birthed a son. Yuri and Tara both created Monkey Kingdom Productions, which has produced four series, two feature films, and many short films. Yuri is active on social media platforms and has his website. Keep reading to Know all about all-rounder Yuri Lowenthal from his biography to his filmography!
Yuri Lowenthal has a net worth of $10 million through his versatile career as an actor, voice artist, and writer.
According to sources, Yuri Lowenthal has an estimated annual earning of $400,000.
Yuri Lowenthal is 5 ft 9¼ in (176 cm) tall.
Yuri Lowenthal was born on March 5, 1971, and is 51 years old as of 2022.
Being born in Alliance, Ohio, Yuri grew up around the United States of America, Africa, and Europe. During high school, Yuri entered drama class, where he found his muse for becoming an actor.
From 1990-1993, Yuri attended The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. At William & Mary, gymnastics, theater, and Japanese programs all fascinated young Yuri. He also took part in the school's army.
Yuri majored in East Asian studies and spent his junior year in Osaka, Japan. After graduation, he worked for the Japanese Government under Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme. Soon, Yuri realized his interest lied in acting and embarked on his journey.
Yuri Lowenthal married American actress, voice artist, and entrepreneur Tara Platt. He met Tara in a New York University grad film when both played in the movie 'Model Chaser'. Yuri proposed to Tara on a trip, and both married in Las Vegas in 2001. In 2016, their son Sagan Carter Lowenthal was born.
Yuri Lowenthal's partner is the American actress Tara Platt.
Yuri Lowenthal is a voice actor, dubbing artist, and actor with hundreds of feature films, anime, web series, and video games to his performance credit. His acting performance can be seen in the following TV series: as Carl in 'Gilmore Girls', Emt in 'Close To Home', Christopher Garvin in 'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles', Marcus in 'A Good Knight's Quest', Bug Boy in 'Shelf Life', Nikola Tesla in 'Warehouse 13: Grand Designs', Liam in 'Hawaii Five-0', and S'Lethkk in 'Titansgrave: The Ashes Of Valkana'.
Yuri Lowenthals' legacy of voicing doesn't confine to films and TV series but extends to the gaming world. The list of Yuri's voicing/dubbing in video games are: Harry in 'Medal Of Honor: Rising Sun', the Prince in 'Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time' and 'Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones', 'Rave Master', 'Radiata Stories', Sasuke in Naruto game adaptations, Reks in 'Final Fantasy XII', Giacomo in 'Baten Kaitos Origins', Steve in 'Rogue Galaxy', Ben Tennyson in Ben 10 starting from 'Ben 10: Alien Force', and for Frodo, Rohan, and Elven in 'The Lord Of The Rings: Conquest'. He is the voice behind the title character Spider-Man in 'Marvel's Spider-Man', 'Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales', 'Marvel's Midnight Suns', and 'Marvel's Spider-Man 2'. Yuri Lowenthal also gave voices for the animation characters in 'Young Justice', 'Young Justice: Legacy', and 'Young Justice: Outsiders'.
It is sufficient to call Yuri Lowenthal an anime icon and Cartoon Network all-rounder! He dubbed in over 50 animes, so look out for Yuri's voice next time you watch your favorite anime. Some of his selected roles in the animes are Shouta in 'Gal & Dino', Winter Solider and Crimson Dynamo in 'Marvel Future Avengers', Sasuke Uchiha in 'Boruto: Naruto Next Generations', and 'Naruto: Shippuden', Marco Nogata in 'FLCL Progressive', Suzaku Kururugi in 'Code Geass: Akito The Exiled', Shinra Kishitani in 'Nodame Cantabile', Simon in 'Gurren Lagann', Shu in 'Blue Dragon', Yuri Shibuya in 'Kyo Kara Maoh!', and Haru Glory in 'Rave Master'.
Yuri Lowenthal as a screenwriter, is credited with penning dozens of feature films, short films, and sketches. He is the writer and creator of the award-winning series 'Shelf Life'. Many of Yuri's scripts are produced, such as the thriller film 'Tumbling After', the documentary 'Con Artists', and the short film 'Faithful'. For the 'Ben 10: Omniverse', he wrote the episode 'The Most Dangerous Game Show'. In 2015, Yuri wrote and directed the horror film 'Ru Awake?'.
As an author, Yuri Lowenthal, with Tara, wrote the muchly acclaimed book 'Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind The Mic' which is a guidebook to becoming a professional voice actor. After a while, Tara and Yuri released the second edition, 'Voice-Over Voice Actor: The Extended Edition'. With Keith Ikeda Barry, Yuri wrote the book 'Tough City'. In 2014, Yuri and Tara produced a short film titled 'Topsy McGee vs. The Sky Pirates'.
Yuri Lowenthal is best known for his role in Naruto, Ben 10, Prince of Persia, and Marvel's Spider-Man franchise.
As a philanthropist, Yuri Lowenthal raises funds for the charities he supports, such as Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Research and Project. According to Yuri's website, he is also involved in many charitable events such as clean water for the needy, prison reform, gun reform, financial assistance for small businesses in developing countries, and research on Autism and Alzheimer's.
'Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind The Mic' - 2010 National Indie Excellence Award and Pinnacle Book Award.
2013 - Won BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award under Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Television Series for 'Persona 4: The Animation'.
2013 - Won BTVA Anime Dub Television under Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Television Series for 'Hellsing Ultimate'.
2014 - Independent Publisher Book Award for Mystery/Cozy/Noir for the book 'Tough City'.
2016 - Won BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award under Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game for 'Persona Q: Shadow Of The Labyrinth'.
2016 - BTVA Television Voice Acting Award under Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series for 'Ben 10: Omniverse'.
2016 - BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award under Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Television Series for 'Durarara!!x2'.
Some of Yuri Lowenthal's hobbies and interests are traveling, reading, learning, practicing yoga, and photography.
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