Wyoming Actor Does Voice of Mr. Irish in ‘Red Dead Redemption’ Video Game
Have you played 'Red Dead Redemption'?
The character of Mr. Irish in the 'Red Dead Redemption' video games is voiced by an actor originally from Worland, Wyoming.
The video game has sold more than 14 million copies since it was released in 2010 and the actor who provides the voice of Mr. Irish is K. Harrison Sweeney. He's from Worland and grew up in Wyoming, attended the University of Wyoming and now has a long list of television, movie and voice-acting credits.
'Red Dead Redemption' is the sequel to 'Red Dead Revolver' (2004) and is set in the American Frontier in 1911. The interactive video game follows former outlaw John Marston. His wife and son have been kidnapped by the government and they demand his services in ransom. Sweeney voices Irish, the unreliable alcoholic arms dealer who is helping to track down the other members of Marston's gang for the Department of Justice.
The video game was named Game of the Year in 2010 and is considered by some to be one of the best games ever. Do you own it?
K. Harrison Sweeney is known for his red sideburns, different dialects and his character Irish so he's a perfect fit for St. Patrick's Day.