Dan Green

American voice actor and director from California

James Hadley "Jay" Snyder (born February 7, 1975) also known by his stage name as Dan Green, is an American voice actor, voice director and script adapter who is known for his work with 4Kids Entertainment, DuArt Film and Video, NYAV Post and Central Park Media. He is best known for his voice work as Yugi Mutou in the Yu–Gi–Oh! franchise and as Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic X and in the Sonic the Hedgehog video game franchise from 2005 to 2010.

Dan Green
James Hadley Snyder

(1975-02-07) February 7, 1975 (age 45)
OccupationVoice actor, ADR director, ADR script writer
Years active1993-present
Known forThe voice of Yugi Mutou & Knuckles
Notable work
Sonic the Hedgehog (series)
Spouse(s)Michal Friedman (m. 2008–2011; her death)

Personal lifeEdit

He married his wife Michal Lura Friedman, a singer and fellow voice actress in 2008. they were married for four years until her death in 2011, from complications during childbirth.[1] They have two children, Jackson James Snyder and Reverie Vivian Snyder.[2][3]


  1. "Voice Actress, Singer Michal Friedman Passes Away". Anime News Network. November 30, 2011.
  2. "Obituary: Michal Lura Friedman". The State. Legacy.com. December 1, 2011.
  3. TheSynderTwins.com