Robin Atkin Downes - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 26, 2022

Robin Atkin Downes
Profession: Actor
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : September 6, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Robin Atkin Downes
Birth Place: London, England, UK
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
University: Temple University
Ethnicity: English
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 6, 2004
Wife's Name: Michael Ann Young
Children: 1

Natasha Downes

Body Measurements

Height: 1.88 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Robin Atkin Downes?

Robin Atkin Downes is an actor, voice actor by profession and British by nationality. He is well known for his work in numerous animated films How to Train Your Dragon, Incredibles 2, TV shows Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., and video games Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Halo 2, Valkyria Chronicles, Uncharted, etc.

Robin Atkin Downes (Image: Alchetron)

Robin Atkin Downes – Age, Parents, Siblings

Robin Atkin Downes was born in London, England, the UK on September 6, 1976. There are no records of his early life including the name of his mother, father, or siblings, or what his parents’ profession was/is.

Education, Ethnicity

After graduation from high school, Robin Atkin Downes went on to earn his bachelor’s degree. He later attended Temple University where he graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

His ethnicity is English.

Robin Atkin Downes – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Robin Atkin Downes married his longtime girlfriend Michael Ann Young on 6 November 2004. He and his wife welcomed a child, a daughter named Natasha Downes around a decade later.

The couple seems to be happy with raising their family and there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Also read: Cazzie David - Writer, Actress of The Umbrella Academy (TV series) 

Robin Atkin Downes, Michael Ann Young (Image: Instagram- posted Feb 2019)

Robin Atkin Downes – Career

Downes’s debut voice work was in the 1990 video game Lord of the Rings in which he voiced Legolas. He has been working as a voice actor since then for more than three decades.


Robin Atkin Downes has voiced characters in the feature films Steamboy (2005), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Battleship (2012), Prometheus (2012), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice  (2016), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Incredibles 2 (2018), How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019), Frozen II (2019), to name a few.

Moreover, he has lent his voice to over 25 TV films - mostly DC films. Some are namely Justice League: The New Frontier (2008), Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013), Batman: Bad Blood (2016), Batman and Harley Quinn (2017), Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020), Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms (2021).

Also read: Cameron Britton - Actor of The Umbrella Academy (TV series)

TV shows, Video Games

In 2020, Robin Atkin Downes voiced AJ Carmichael in two episodes of The Umbrella Academy. 

He has worked in more than 50 animated TV series including ChalkZone (2002), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2009-2014), The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2010-2012), Generator Rex (2011-2013), Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (2013-2015), The Strain (2014-2017), Guardians of the Galaxy (2019), Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021), Arcane (2021).

Downes has extensively worked in video games- lending his voice to several characters in a single project. Overall he has been credited in over 200 video games as a voice actor.

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Robin Atkin Downes (Image: Flickr)

Live acting

Aside from his career as a voice actor, Robin Atkin Downes is also known for his work as an actor. He made his screen debut in a 1997 episode of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Since then he has had minor guest roles in the episodes of the TV series Babylon 5 (1997-1998), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1998), Arli$(2002), CSI: Miami (2006), NCIS: Los Angeles (2011), The Orville (2019), etc.


Aside from Robin Atkin Downes, other cast members of The Umbrella Academy includes Tom Sinclair, Aidan Gallagher, Tom Hopper, Ritu Arya, and David Castaneda.

Also read: Rainbow Sun Francks - Actor of The Umbrella Academy (TV series) 

Robin Atkin Downes – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary/income of Robin Atkin Downes are not clear.

Robin Atkin Downes – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Downes is active on social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and often updates his followers about his life. He also has a YouTube channel where he posts behind-the-scenes footage of his work.

Also read: List of The Umbrella Academy cast

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