GAME DESIGNER

Chris Metzen

1973 - Today

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Christopher Vincent Metzen (born November 22, 1973) is an American game designer, artist, voice actor, and author known for his work creating the fictional universes and scripts for Blizzard Entertainment's three major award-winning media franchises: Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft. Metzen was hired by Blizzard Entertainment as an animator and an artist; his first work for the company was with the video game Justice League Task Force.Metzen was the Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development at Blizzard Entertainment and assisted the company's projects by providing voice talent for a number of characters, most notably the orc character Thrall, as well as contributing to artistic character design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Metzen has received more than 830,889 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Chris Metzen is the 52nd most popular game designer, the 12,929th most popular biography from United States and the 20th most popular American Game Designer.

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Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among game designers, Chris Metzen ranks 52 out of 46Before him are Jordan Mechner, Tim Schafer, Chris Sawyer, Michel Ancel, Éric Chahi, and Michael Morhaime. After him are Tom Hall, Matt Harding, Adrian Carmack, and Mike Harrington.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1973, Chris Metzen ranks 582Before him are Hamlet Mkhitaryan, Yoshiharu Ueno, Malaika Arora, Gunn Margit Andreassen, Félix Cárdenas, and Panjabi MC. After him are Mark Huizinga, Shalom Harlow, Peter Andre, Pablo Paz, Rahul Dravid, and Albert Portas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chris Metzen ranks 12,929 out of 15,968Before him are Hallie Todd (1962), Fiona Dourif (1981), David Mazouz (2001), Jaycee Carroll (1983), Bill Frist (1952), and Kia Stevens (1977). After him are Martin Starr (1982), Jaeden Martell (2003), Alan Keyes (1950), Frances Bavier (1902), Chris Hedges (1956), and Jermaine Dupri (1972).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In United States

Among game designers born in United States, Chris Metzen ranks 20Before him are Scott Cawthon (1971), Carol Shaw (1955), Todd Howard (1971), Jordan Mechner (1964), Tim Schafer (1967), and Michael Morhaime (1967). After him are Tom Hall (1964) and Matt Harding (1976).

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