The Modern Warfare series is back – and so are some of the iconic characters from the Duty franchisee.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2the sequel to the 2019 reboot, sees Captain Price joined by two very familiar faces as both Simon ‘Ghost’ Riley and Johnny ‘Soap’ McTavish feature prominently in the campaign as playable characters.
The characters and their appearance have gone down in video game history, but who are the voice actors behind the legends? The reboot has gone for a different cast than the original series, but Soap’s iconic Scottish timbre is still there – here’s who brings the characters to life in Cod MW2.
Full Cast List of CoD MW2 Voice Actors
The full CoD MW2 cast list is as follows:
- Barry Sloane plays Captain John Price
- Samuel Roukin plays Lieutenant Simon “Ghost” Riley
- Neil Ellice plays Sergeant John “Soap” MacTavish
- Elliot Knight plays Sergeant Kyle “Gaz” Garrick
- Alain Mesa plays Colonel Alejandro Vargas
- Mari Elisa Camargo plays Valeria Garza
- Thomas Beaudoin plays Reyes
- Warren Kole plays Philip Graves
- Rya Khilstedt plays Kate Laswell
- Claudia Doumit plays Farah Karim
- Ibrahim Renno plays Major Hassan Zyanic
- Stefan Kapicic plays Nikolai
- Ramon Fernandez plays Diego Salgado
- Glenn Morshower plays General Shepherd
Why you recognize the Cod MW2 cast
Call of Duty is one of the biggest video game franchises in the world, so it’s only fitting that you’d recognize a few of the cast from other movies, games, and TV shows.
Barry Sloane is, of course, back from the 2019 Modern Warfare reboot in which he memorablely voiced Captain Price, but the English actor has also made his appearance in Hollyoaks, DCI Banks, Holby City and the American drama Revenge.
Samuel Roukin provides the new voice of Ghost in MW2, but he previously played a snatcher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Faulnak in Marvel TV spin-off Agents of SHIELD and John Graves Simcoe in the revolutionary war drama Turn: Washington’s Spies.
Taking on the beloved role of Soap is Neil Ellicewho also tasted the MCU as Hunter D-90 in Loki as well as previous video game experience in the TV miniseries Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.
Elliot Knight went the DC route though, as Dove in edgy superhero drama Titansand also played Merlin in fairy tale drama Once Upon A Time as well as the titular role in Sky’s Sinbad.
Pop culture fans will surely have seen it Warren Kole before that, he played villain Rafe Adler in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, and was the infamous “Galaga Guy” in the first Avengers movie. He currently plays as Jeff Sadecki in Yellow jackets.
Glenn Morshower is no stranger to playing military leaders – as well as the infamous General Shepherd, he appeared as General Sharp Morshower in the Transformers Movies and Secret Service Agent Aaron Pierce in 24.
Farah Karim actress Claudia Doumit will be most known for playing Victoria Neuman in superhero series the boysbut also starred in sci-fi series Timeless and three episodes of Scandal.
Alejandro Vargas Actor Alain Mesa is no stranger to video game roles that have provided extra voices to people like Saints RowRed Dead Redemption 2 and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. He also voiced Victor Garcia Hernandez in Forza Horizon 5 and Giles and Cookie in Wastelanders 3.
Mari Elisa CamargoHis turn as villainous Valeria Garza has proven to be a hit on social media, but Camargo was already well known in Latin America after appearing on The X Factor Colombia and later becoming a TV star in Mexico. She became known to a more international audience after she guest-starred in the crime drama Warrior.
Stefan Kapicic will be known to most for his role as Colossus in the Deadpool movies, although he also appeared in six episodes of You better call Saul and lent his voice to an episode of Love, Death & Robots.
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