Jeff Steitzer is the multiplayer announcer for Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo: Reach, and Halo 4. He can be heard during matches announcing everything from "Double Kill!" to "Flag Stolen!" to "Game Over".
He was born on November 28, 1951, in Deadwood, South Dakota. His career as an actor began in high school, and he has had a prolific career in theater, screen, and voiceover work since. He has been in such television shows as "The Fugitive" where he played the recurring role of Art Zimmerman. He has also been in the television series "Law & Order" and the video game Alien vs. Predator 2 and Close Combat III: Russian Front. He has worked on several occasions with fellow voice actor Todd Licea.
- It was said that Steitzer auditioned and was told he would play John-117, but was given the role of the multiplayer announcer.
- Despite having a role in every Bungie-made Halo game, Steitzer has never played any of the games.