Christopher David Patton, born March 15, 1971 in Houston, Texas, is the English voice actor of "Male Student 1" from ep. 1, and the starter from ep. 6 of the Azumanga Daioh anime. He works at Funimation Entertainment/OkraTron 5000 and ADV Films/Seraphim Digital. Chris Patton is known for his anime dub roles, and has attended the Mayde Creek High School and University of Houston School of Theatre. His voice has also appeared in commercials, audio books, video games, narration and eLearning software projects. Patton has also appeared in Fullmetal Alchemist, D.N.Angel, Kaleido Star, Negima!, Air Gear, One Piece, D.Gray-man, Soul Eater, Highschool of the Dead, Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Pani Poni Dash! and Princess Tutu. He is also known for his live theatre work. He is sometimes called 'Stopher and is 191 cm tall. He is a long-time vegetarian.