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Rodger Parsons

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Rodger Parsons

Rodger Parsons[1] is a voice actor for the English-language dub of the Pokémon anime. From seasons one through six, he was credited under the pseudonym of Ken Gates. He is a graduate of New York University and holds a BFA degree in Television, Motion Pictures, Radio.


Rodger Parsons was one of the original voice actors on Pokémon, and he was the original narrator of the series. He left halfway through Pokémon: Advanced, but returned when The Pokémon Company International (known as Pokémon USA at the time) took over the English dubbing of the anime series.

Roles on Pokémon



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