Rino Romano

Rino Romano
Born (1969-07-01) July 1, 1969 (age 50)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationVoice actor
Years active1989–2016

Rino Romano (born July 1, 1969) is a Canadian voice actor.

Career[edit]

He has voiced Batman in the animated series The Batman, Spider-Man in Spider-Man Unlimited, the video games Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro for PlayStation, Eduardo Rivera in Extreme Ghostbusters, Luis Sera in Resident Evil 4, Scorp in the Skylanders franchise and the original Tuxedo Mask in the '90s English dub of the anime series Sailor Moon.

Between 2006 and 2015 Romano provided voice narration for the PBS series Curious George, as well as previews on NBC, The WB, and The CW. He is currently the narrator for the courtroom reality TV series Hot Bench, created by Judy Sheindlin, known for Judge Judy.

Personal life[edit]

In 2018, he sold his home in Hollywood Hills West, Los Angeles for $1.647 million.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film (live-action)[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Snow Lewis Short film
1989 Sing Blade
1993 A Man in Uniform Clyde
1994 The Club Evan
1995 Iron Eagle IV Pilot of Minotaur
1995 Soul Survivor Goldfinger
1996 Getting Away with Murder Student #5
1996 The Conspiracy of Fear Zelmo Direct-to-video
1997 Hostile Intent Press
2005 Cruel but Necessary Wayne
2007 The Batman: Season 4 Unmasked Himself Direct-to-video
Short film
2007 The Story of the 2006 Diamond Bar Wolfpack Narrator Direct-to-video
Documentary
2010 Get Him to the Greek[2] Announcer

Film (animated)[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Batman vs. Dracula[2] Bruce
Wayne / Batman
Direct-to-video
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild[2] Monty Direct-to-video
2008 Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight[2] Caramon Majere Direct-to-video
2009 Level 26: Dark Origins Sqweegel Short film
2013 Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest[2] The Narrator Direct-to-video
Curious George Swings Into Spring[2] The Narrator Direct-to-video

Television (live-action)[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Maniac Mansion Ryan Forrester (1 episode); "National Security Risk"
1990 On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story Unknown Role TV movie
1991 My Secret Identity Station Manager's Nephew (1 episode); "Pirate Radio"
1991 Street Legal Gary (1 episode); "Keeping Secrets"
1993 Amy Fisher: My Story Mick TV movie
1993 Class of '96 Vincent (1 episode); "Bright Smoke, Cold Fire"
1994 Getting Gotti Dio TV movie
1994 The Mighty Jungle Eric (1 episode); "Wrapping It Up
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Quirk (1 episode); "Quake!"
1995 Ready or Not Judge (1 episode); "Under One Roof"
1995 Sugartime Phil Alderisio TV movie
1995 TekWar Drieger (1 episode); "Tek Posse"
1995 Falling for You Desk Cop TV movie
1995–96 Due South Ian MacDonald (2 episodes); "Starman", "The Man Who Knew Too Little"
1996 Losing Chase Batender TV movie
1996–97 Traders Mike Fabris (3 episodes); "Us & Them", "Chaos Theory", "The Enemy Without"
1997 F/X: The Series Ricky (1 episode); "Siege"
1999 Hang Time Cartman Sound-a-like
(voice)
(1 episode); "Too Good to Be True"
1999 Rocky Marciano Allie Colombo TV movie
1999 Time of Your Life Tony (2 episodes); "The Time They All Came Over for Thanksgiving", "The Time She Got Mobbed"
2000–02 Backstory Narrator Main role; 16 episodes
2000–03 NYPD Blue Greg Knapp / Frank Genova (2 episodes);
  • "Lucky Luciano" (as Frank Genova)
  • "I Kid You Not" (as Greg Knapp)
2001 Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood Narrator TV documentary
2002 Boomtown Paul Turcotte in 1976 (1 episode); "Reelin' in the Years"
2002 Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion Announcer TV documentary
2003 Halloween: A Cut Above the Rest Narrator TV documentary
2004 Biography Narrator (1 episode); "Jayne Mansfield: Blonde Ambition"
2006 Primetime Pets Narrator TV documentary
2006 The Science of Superman Narrator TV documentary
2009 Surviving a Super Tumor Narrator TV movie
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sqweegel
(voice)
(1 episode); "Squeegel"
2012 How Playboy Changed the World Narrator / Himself TV documentary
2013 VO Buzz Weekly Himself 2 episodes

Television (animated)[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993–94 Tales from the Cryptkeeper[2] Eddie (2 episodes); "Cold Blood, Warm Heart/The Spider & the Flies", "Gone Fishin'/A Little Body of Work"
1994–95 Hello Kitty Unknown Role (2 episodes); "Mom Loves Me After All", "The Circus Comes to Town"
1994-97 The Busy World of Richard Scarry Billy Dog, Additional voices Main role
1995 Sailor Moon Tuxedo Mask, Game Machine Joe DiC English dub

Main role as Tuxedo Mask; 13 episodes Game Machine Joe (1 episode) "Jupiter Comes Thundering In"

1995 Ultraforce Prototype (1 episode); "Prime Time"
1995 Dog City Yves (1 episode); "The Dog Days of Summer Vacation"
1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles Gang Leader (1 episode); "And Justice for All"
1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm Rain (1 episode); "Skin Deep"
1997 Extreme Ghostbusters Eduardo Rivera Main role; 40 episodes
1997–98 Men in Black: The Series Troy the Symbiote, Kevin Brown (4 episodes); "The Jack O'Lantern Syndrome", "The Heads You Lose Syndrome", "The Quick Clone Syndrome", "The Head Trip Syndrome", "The Symbiote Syndrome"
1998 Halloweentown Benny Television movie
1998 Stories from My Childhood unknown role (2 episodes); "Beauty & the Beast (A Tale of the Crimson Flower)", "Alice & The Mystery of the Third Planet"
1998–2000 Godzilla: The Series Randy Hernandez Main role; 40 episodes
1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie Kidnapper Television movie
1999 Batman Beyond[2] Kidnapper (1 episode); "Rebirth: Part 1"
1999 NASCAR Racers Carlos "Stunts" Rey
1999 NASCAR Racers: The Movie Carlos "Stunts" Rey Television movie
1999–2000 Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles Johnny Rico Main role; 13 episodes
1999–2001 Spider-Man Unlimited Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Hector Jones / Green Goblin Main role; 13 episodes
2000 Malibu, CA DJ (1 episode); "Jason's Deal"
2000 The Angry Beavers Wayne (1 episode); "Canucks Amuck/Yak in the Sack"
2001 Max Steel Unknown Role (1 episode); "Swashbucklers"
2002 Totally Spies! Robby (1 episode); "Spies vs. Spies"
2002 What's New, Scooby-Doo? Captain Treesdale, Keith Dale (1 episode); "Space Ape at the Cape"
2002 Ozzy & Drix Jude (1 episode); "Where There's Smoke"
2002 Grim & Evil Destructicus Con Carne (1 episode); "The Time Hole Incident"
2003 As Told By Ginger Radio Announcer, Student #2 (1 episode); "Wicked Game"
2003 Samurai Jack[2] Thief, Robot (1 episode); "Jack & the Labyrinth"
2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Muang, Drip-Den Guy, Teen #2, Doug Reisman's Friend, Doug's Friend (4 episodes);
  • "Spider-Man Dis-Abled" (as Muang and Drip-Den Guy)
  • "When Sparks Fly" (as Teen #2 & Doug Reisman's Friend)
  • "Head Over Heels" (as Muang and Drip-Den Guy)
  • "The Party" (as Doug's Friend)
2003 Teen Titans[2] Kai (1 episode); "Sisters"
2003 Evil Con Carne Destructicus Con Carne (1 episode); "Son of Evil"
2004 Jackie Chan Adventures Charlie (1 episode); "Dragon Scouts"
2004–08 The Batman[2] Bruce Wayne / Batman Main role; 65 episodes
2005 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Javier, Guillermo (1 episode); "Ecto-Cooler/The Schlubs"
2006–13 Curious George[2] Narrator Main role; 68 episodes
2007 All Grown Up! Didier, Joe (1 episode); "O Bro, Where Art Thou?"
2008–09 Spaceballs: The Animated Series Lone Starr Main role; 14 episodes
2009 Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas[2] Narrator Main role
2013 Phineas and Ferb Additional Voices (1 episode); "Sidetracked"
2016 Rolling with the Ronks![2] Walter Pilot episode

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes
1998 Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith Kyle Katarn
1999 Revenant Cameron / Jason [2]
2000 Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force Ensign Alexander Munro
Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins Rikimaru
Spider-Man Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Bank Thug #1 [2]
2001 Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Palooka, Police Announcer [2]
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura Virgil
2002 Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon Lance, Additional Voices
The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian Rama, Additional Voices
Dark Chronicle Gaspard Uncredited role
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem Karim, Guard [2]
2003 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Revan, Additional Voices [2]
Star Trek: Elite Force II Lieutenant Alexander Munro
X2: Wolverine's Revenge Peter Parker / Spider-Man Uncredited role
2004 Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain Jean Fournier, Guard B, Driver
Pitfall: The Lost Expedition Quickclaw, Guard #1 [2]
2005 Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil Additional Voices
Resident Evil 4 Luis Sera [2]
2006 Just Cause Josë Caramicas
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend James W. Rutland Jr. [2]
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Scorp
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Scorp
2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Scorp [3]
2016 Skylanders: Imaginators King Pen, Scorp

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
None
Voice of Tuxedo Mask
1995
Succeeded by
Toby Proctor
Preceded by
Christopher Daniel Barnes
Voice of Spider-Man
1999–2001
Succeeded by
Neil Patrick Harris
Preceded by
Kevin Conroy
Voice of Batman
2004–2008
Succeeded by
Jeremy Sisto