The best-selling video game Skyrim puts players in a fantasy realm where they must learn the ancient language of dragons to save the world. In the spirit of the game, these five celebrities have all spoken "Dragonese" at some point in their acting careers.



Jason Marsden

publication date: Friday, June 22, 2012

category: Cartoons

clue: His spirited performance as a dragon in a boy's body is the highlight of a long career at Disney.

explanation: Marsden played Haku in Spirited Away, a Studio Ghibli film dubbed into English by Disney, along with many other roles in Disney films and television series. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Lori Lancaster


Charles Martinet

publication date: Thursday, June 21, 2012

category: Games

clue: Long before playing a primeval dragon in Skyrim, this actor starred in even more popular video games as a pair of Italian plumber brothers.

explanation: Martinet was the voice of Mario and Luigi in the Super Mario Bros. games, and Paarthurnax in Skyrim. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Lori Lancaster


Jemaine Clement

publication date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

category: Music

clue: This flying Conchord proved in song that dragons could be racist too.

explanation: Clement performed a song about a racist dragon in his band Flight of the Conchords. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Tony Peters


Eddie Murphy

publication date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012

category: Movies

clue: His wisecracking dragon companion in Mulan was just one of his animated sidekicks.

explanation: Murphy starred in the Shrek films and Mulan. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Lori Lancaster


Sean Connery

publication date: Monday, June 18, 2012

category: Movies

clue: He may have starred in Dragonheart, but he'll forever be best known as 007.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Lori Lancaster


Other Themes in Summer 2012

Avenge This

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In the Doghouse

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Up and Down the Dial

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Roman Holiday

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C is for Cookie

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Arkham Asylum

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Senseless

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Carrying the Torch

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Summer 2012 Tournament

Who's the fastest draw in town? For a few weeks, you'll be pitted against other players one-on-one, until you solve goos faster than everyone else or run out of chances. Develop a quick trigger finger or your name will be etched on a tombstone. Go »

Summer 2012 Bonus Goos

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