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Transcript of Vic Mignogna
Education Career Vic Rocks! Vic is an American voice actor and musician best known for his work for ADV Films/Seraphim Mignogna was born on August 27, 1962. He grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Liberty University with a degree in television and film production. He helped produce and arrange some of the songs on DC Talk's eponymous first album. He was a Drama and Speech teacher in Jacksonville, Florida, and an officer with the Ocean City Police Department. He moved to Houston, Texas, in 1990, and was a film and video-production instructor at the Art Institute of Houston. In 1993, he was a contestant on Star Search, where he sang "Worth Waiting For". While working in video production with John Gremillion in Houston, Mignogna got involved in voice acting in anime at ADV Films and made his debut as Vega in Street Fighter II V and he later got the title role in Generator Gawl. He started attending anime conventions, where he got in contact with Funimation and landed the voice role of Broly in their Dragon Ball Z films. In 2007, the American Anime Awards presented Mignogna an award for Best Actor for his work in Fullmetal Alchemist. He often gains much attention due to his role in Fullmetal Alchemist, and he attends conventions as often as 15–25 times a year. One of Mignogna's career goals in voice acting was "to record at all of the major places where dubbing is done." He stated that he was "the first ADV voice actor to record at Funimation in Dallas and then I was the first to go to New York". He has also recorded in Los Angeles; he tried out for Bleach, and received the part of Ikkaku Madarame. In addition to voice acting, Mignogna has been involved in music and sound production, and video production. He has produced hundreds of jingles for commercials, and he was a worship leader with Houston's First Baptist Church. As a musician, he has released several albums, some of which feature English cover versions of anime songs from shows. As said before, he is most famous for his role of
Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist. One of his most famous lines by him are "You've got to strong legs... Get up and use them..." Also famous are Ed's "short rants", and how much he hates milk. As to why I chose him, it's simple. He has inspired me and made a big impact on my life. Fullmetal Alchemist helped me through some pretty rough times, and hearing Edward’s short rants never gets old. And when I feel down, I listen to songs he has made and I feel a whole lot better. Digital, Funimation Entertainment/OkraTron 5000, and Viz Media/Studiopolis. He has provided numerous voices for Japanese anime series and video games. Mignogna is best known for his dub role of Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist (which earned him an American Anime Award for Best Actor in 2007) and the alternate/followup series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.