Artt Butler is a voice-over actor who provided the voice of CaptainAckbar in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He also appeared in the Adult Swim animated series The Boondocks and anime Blade of the Immortal, and has voiced commercials for such companies as McDonalds and Chrysler.
Artt Butler started working in the voice-over industry in 1991 as the lead booth director of a talent agency, providing instruction and direction to voice actors during their recordings. Among the places he worked were VoiceTrax West, a recording studio in the Studio Cityneighborhood of Los Angeles, California, where he worked with hundreds of actors on such projects as television and radio commercials, animation and interactive CD-ROM titles. After 15 years in this profession, Butler began to start working in voice acting himself.
In 2008, Butler provided the voice of Sabato Kuroi in the animated adaptation of the Japanese manga series Blade of the Immortal.The next year, he voiced a cross-promotional commercial campaign between the restaurant chain McDonalds and the science fiction film Avatar (2009). That same year he voiced television and radio commercials for the Chrysler automaker. In 2010 he performed in the Adult Swim animated series The Boondocks as Jack Flowers, an anti-terrorism government agent inspired by Jack Bauer of the television drama 24.