Garnering critical and commercial acclaim for his waggishly entertaining voice acting as Colt Vahn, the anti-hero in Arkane’s DEATHLOOP (2021), actor Jason Kelley erupted onto the 2021-22 gaming stage. Earning an impressive 8 nominations & 2 wins* in the Best Performer or Performer in a Leading Role category:
Global Industry Game Awards
BAFTA Games Awards
Algerian Game Awards
IGN’s 2021 Best Gaming Performance*
Arab Game Awards*
The Game Awards
Golden Joystick Awards
An instant fan favorite, Jason charmed players and media establishment with a fresh new benchmark by delivering an original archetype for lead characters of color. The impact was felt globally inspiring fan art, cosplay and heavy social media engagement with gamers of all cultures.
He can be seen recurring on Taylor Sheridan's hit series MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN (2021) on Paramount+, a supporting role in Netflix’s animation SEAL TEAM (2021) and the highly anticipated game sequel, HORIZON: FORBIDDEN WEST (2022) along with several unannounced performances in gaming, animation and film.
With a voiceover Emmy Award (2011) and NAACP Theater Award (2014) to his name, this multi-hyphenate continues expanding his range, adding executive producer to his repertoire with the indie feature, SEA CLOUD PARK due in 2022.
Jason is an ongoing student of the Seydways Acting Studio, alum of The Second City Conservatory and rising talent among the ranks of iconic creatives like Keegan Michael-Key, Bill Hader, Tim Meadows, Tina Fey, Steve Carrell, Adam McKay and Bob Odenkirk. Originally from the Washington DC metro region, this Virginia native currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.