A lifelong comic book, cartoon and videogame fan, Ian got his start doing dub work when he visited Funimation Studios as a college student in 2004 in order to sit in on a friend’s session. The director asked him if he’d like to jump in the booth for a one-liner, which ended up being a small recurring role, and from that moment on, he was hooked. A Dallas native, Ian graduated from TCU with a degree in Theatre and immediately began his career as a stage actor, earning Dallas’ award for Best Local Actor in 2009. He continued at Funimation, gradually working his way up from regular bit-character boy until his big break as Dallas Genoard in Baccano!, a show which he Assistant Directed. Since then he has performed in roles such as Toraji Ishida in Bamboo Blade, Douglas Rosenberg in El Cazador de la Bruja, Sobi Nakajima in Linebarrels of Iron, Haruki in Master of Martial Arts, Kaoru Seo in Sekirei, Shinze Kamiu in Shikabane Hime: Kuro, Romano in Hetalia – Axis Powers, and most recently as Bardroy in Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler), on which he also served as Director. Additionally, Ian can be heard in numerous radio/TV spots, and as the voice of Baron Flint in the video game, Borderlands.