Eric Stuart is an American voice actor, voice director, musician, singer and songwriter who was one of the original voice actors of the Pokémon anime show and was a voice actor at 4Kids entertainment and at NYAV post. He has been the voice of Brock and James from Season 1 to Season 8. When Season 9 aired, he was replaced by Bill Rogers who took over the role of Brock and Jimmy Zoppi who took over the role of James. His voice for May's Squirtle in Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon was from an archive clip he had no actual participation in the dub like the rest of the 4Kids voice actors. He is the lead singer of his band The Eric Stuart Band.




Other Voices

Other Non-Pokémon Roles

  • Seto Kaiba, Gansley, Critias (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Bastion Misawa, Ojama Black (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX)
  • Elsworth, Sir Randsburg (Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's)
  • Scorch (Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL)
  • Gourry Gabriev (Slayers)
  • Harry Parker, Phil, Quarry, D'Jinn and other voices (Teenage Mutant Turtles: 2003 series)
  • Hanzui (Giant Robo: the Animation)
  • Sewwix, Heroix, Ixmo, The Alian (Cubix: Robots for Everyone)
  • Hi-Tech, Machette (G.I. Joe: Sigma Six)
  • Opening theme song and additional voices (Ultraman Tiga)
  • Les Galagoogoo, Pecky Pudgeon, Sour Mongo, and other voices (Viva Pinata)
  • Meta Knight, Gus, Blade Knight (Kirby: Right Back at Ya!)

Video Games

  • Pokémon Puzzle League - Brock, James, Squirtle, Weezing, Butch
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee - Weezing
  • Shadow Hearts - Yuri Hyuga
  • Valkyrie Profile - Grey and Lucian

Music career

Solo albums

  • Eric Stuart (1998)

Eric Stuart Band albums

  • Curiosity (1996)
  • Picture Perfect World (1997)
  • Blue, Dressed in Black (2000)
  • Bombshellshocked (2003)
  • In The County of Kings (2007)
  • Empty Frame of Reference (2009)


  • He and Veronica Taylor still wish to return to Pokémon, but they haven't been given the chance to do so as of 2016.
  • While he voiced James, he snuck in a subliminal message of James in The Whistle Stop saying "Leo Burnett and 4Kids are the Devil" because he wasn't getting payed for commercials.
  • His favorite Pokémon movie is Pokémon - Jirachi: Wish Maker, which he also directed in English.
  • When he first took over as James in season one it was supposed to be temporary, but the dub directors liked his James and decided to cast him regularly as the character.


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