Garnering critical and commercial acclaim for his waggishly entertaining voice acting as the novel anti-hero, Colt Vahn in Arkane’s DEATHLOOP (2021), actor Jason Kelley erupted onto the VO and gaming stage earning official Best Performance nominations in The Game Awards, Golden Joystick Awards and winning IGN’s Best Gaming Performance of 2021. An instant fan favorite, Jason charmed players and media establishment with a fresh new benchmark redefining the protagonist 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) for
Paramount+, a supporting vocal role in Netflix’s animation SEAL TEAM (2021) and a voice & performance capture role in 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 creative continues expanding his range, adding executive producer to his repertoire with the indie feature, SEA CLOUD PARK due in 2022.
Jason is an alum of The Second City Conservatory and a rising industry talent among the ranks of iconic players 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.