Strait is best known as the voice of Krillin and Bardock in the wildly popular Dragon Ball Z series, and as an illustrator for the independently published comic book series Elfquest. Strait has over 20 years of experience in the arts.
As a voice actor, Strait is considered to be one of the most recognized voice actors in the business. Besides voicing in Dragon Ball Z as Krillin, Strait has worked on many popular animated characters including Usopp in One Piece, Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, and Cartoon Network’s laid back, robot host Toonami TOM, until the T.I.E., The Intruder, when he was replaced by Steven Blum. He has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragon Ball series, Case Closed, and Lupin the Third.
As a comic book artist, Strait has 17 published works to date. Strait’s self-published debut work, Mr. Average, was featured in The Comics Journal and Elfquest. Strait is considered one of the top Elfquest artists from its over 30-year history.
In 2007, he wrote and illustrated a graphic novel about a reluctant punk rock, faerie princess named Goat. The book, called We Shadows, was published by Tokyopop and was nominated by The American Library Association for Best Graphic Novel in 2008. The book received glowing reviews in many trade magazines including Publishers Weekly, Newtype, Play and Anime Insider.
In 2009, Strait voiced the titular character in the Xbox game ‘Splosion Man.
In 2010, Strait reprised his roles in Dragon Ball Kai and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, as Krillin and Maes Hughes, respectively.