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Darin De Paul is a voice actor. He was a guest player in Campaign 1 and appeared in three specials: "Critical Role One-Shot: Shadow of War – Part 1" (Sx22), "Critical Role One-Shot: Shadow of War – Part 2" (Sx23), and "Doom Eternal One-Shot" (Sx52).

On Critical Role

Darin De Paul appeared as a guest player in "The Fear of Isolation" (1x105) and "The Endless Atheneum" (1x106) as Sprigg in July 2017. Shortly after, De Paul played in the specials "Critical Role One-Shot: Shadow of War – Part 1" (Sx22) and "Critical Role One-Shot: Shadow of War – Part 2" (Sx23) as Mozuu the Chosen. In March 2020, he appeared in the "Doom Eternal One-Shot" (Sx52) playing the non-player character Dr. Samuel Hayden, reprising his role of the character from the 2016 Doom and Doom Eternal video games on which the one-shot was based.

His name was also given to a friend of the Slayer's Take guild in Vasselheim and member of the city's finest performance troupe who sent cookies to Vanessa Cyndrial, mentioned in "Aramente to Pyrah" (1x22).[1]

Player characters

Other work

De Paul voices Reinhardt in the video game Overwatch. He is one of three of Overwatch's main voice cast, alongside Matthew Mercer and Anjali Bhimani, and one of four of its overall voice cast, as Travis Willingham has a minor role in the game, to appear in Critical Role productions. His other video game voice work includes Revenant in Apex Legends, Ardyn Izunia in Final Fantasy XV, and Emperor Calus in Destiny 2.


  • Darin De Paul previously played D&D with Matthew Mercer's mother in the early 1980s.
  • On Talks Machina, the host Brian Wayne Foster likes to "#ThankMyGuests" with names that are either mispronounced or wordplay that sounds close to their names. Here are the names for Darin De Paul so far:
    • Da-Rin "The Rock" Johnson
    • Darling of All


  1. See "Aramente to Pyrah" (1x22) at 35:18.

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