Robin Atkin Downes is an English actor and voice actor.


Downes was born and raised in London, England, U.K. He then moved to the U.S., where he attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, earning a Masters of Fine Arts degree upon graduating. He later started an acting career, gaining onscreen credits on many TV shows including Criminal Minds, NCIS, Entourage, CSI: Miami, The Starter Wife, and In Plain Sight, among others. He has also starred in many feature films, including Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen, How To Train Your Dragon, and Pirates of The Caribbean. Downes has also offered vocal effects for creatures, which can be heard in many creature films, including Green Lantern, Immortals, Happy Feet 2, The Wolf Man, Wolverine, Aliens vs. Predator, and The Tale of Desperaux.

As a voice-over artist, Downes became one of the most prolific voice actors in Los Angeles, California, and is proficient in over sixty dialects. His current credits in animated series include roles in Thundercats, The Clone Wars, Avengers, Earths Mightiest Heroes, Regular Show, and Green Lantern, among many others. Video game credits include Steam Boy, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Resistance 3, Uncharted - Drake's Fortune, Saboteur, No More Heroes, and Ratchet & Clank, as well as creature vocal effects for several locust creatures in the Gears Of War franchise as well as the characters Kim Minh, Niles and Chaps. Downes has also performed onstage, having stage credits that include performances in London, Prague, and the U.S. He portrayed John Wilkes Booth in the Philadelphia premiere of Assassins: Cyranau De Bergerac at the famous Walnut Street Theatre.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Downes portrayed international criminal Lachlan McDermott in the Season Seven episode It Takes a Village.


For a full filmography, see here.

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