Robert "Rob" Rackstraw (born 31st October 1965) is an English voice actor. He is known for his voice-over work in video games, movies and TV shows. He is also known as The Voice Over Man.
As of 2015 he joined the voice cast of Thomas & Friends voicing the characters of Toby in the UK, James and Stanley in the US and Donald, Hugo, Flynn and Bradford in the UK and the US.
He has an extensive voice-over career of over 20 years and is considered to be one of the UK's leading male voice-over actors. He also played the main villain Pew in The Legends of Treasure Island, Tod, Ghengis and Farmer Farmer in Foxbusters, Buster and George in The Koala Brothers, Professor Professor in The Secret Show, Mr. Messy, Mr. Noisy, Mr. Fussy, Mr. Tickle, Mr. Happy in the UK version of The Mr. Men Show, Dad in Dennis and Gnasher, Kwazii in The Octonauts and Captain Campion in Watership Down.
He also wrote episodes of Avenger Penguins and Fantomcat.
He made his very first voice acting role as Dave the Policeman in the 1992 stop motion animated series Truckers.
He also provided Additional voices for Realms of the Haunting. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, Know Your Baddies: Professor Professor's Lectures, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel, Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire and Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Eternal Throne.
He also played Garibald Tarwick, Meeren Slave and Crow in the 2014 episodic graphic adventure fantasy drama video game Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series.
He is also voiced Taraba Ninja in Shinobido, Vadim Sokow in Anno 2070, Director Abbas Mokhtar in The Raven, Dan in Containment and Magical Duck in Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure.
He voiced Adam, Hector Laine and Shears in the 2013 adventure video game Broken Sword 5: The Serpent Curse.
He also provided Various Voices for Retribution, Venetica and Sherlock Holmes: The Devils Daughter.
He also voiced as an Announcer and Death Eater in the 2010 two-part action-adventure video game Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 and Provided Additional Character Voices in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2.
He also played Finger Bob and Finger Pete in Zemanovaload and Rufus in Renart the Fox.
He provided the voice of John Steinbeck in the 2014 documentary film I (Heart) Berlin.
He also played Various Characters such as Savolla, Olaf, Salamandra Bandit, Salamandra Mage, Citizens and Knights in the 2007 action role-playing hack and slash video game The Witcher developed by CD Projekt RED and published by Atari. It is based on the novel series of the same name by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.