12 Mind-Blowing Facts You Didn't Know About The Witcher Games

11. Geralt's Voice Actor Takes Major Influence From Clint Eastwood

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Although voice of Geralt, Doug Cockle, hadn't played or even heard of the previous Witcher games or Sapkowski's writings, he was told in early readings of the character to draw inspiration from Clint Eastwood's gravelly performance in the Dirty Harry movies.

This has resulted in the 'Geralt voice', which like David Hayter's Solid Snake or Mark Hamill's Joker, is one fans can't get enough of when the actor responsible is performing in person.

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