Ryan William Downey

Photo of Ryan William Downey by Jose Miranda

Ryan William Downey is an American actor who works on the English-language dub of the Pokémon anime.


Downey was born on May 2, 1984 in Elyria, Ohio. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies from Kent State University, where he studied to become a playwright. Upon graduating from college, Downey became a playwright, actor, musician, and producer. He started voicing characters for the Pokémon anime during Pokémon the Series: XY, becoming best known for his roles as Ippei and Hoopa in its Hoopa Unbound form in Hoopa and the Clash of Ages. He currently resides in New York City, New York.

Pokémon roles








  • Downey was once in a small writing group that also included Theresa Buchheister, another voice actor for the anime.

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  This article is part of Project VA, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each voice actor of the Pokémon anime.