He is a voice actor and director, most known for his role in the Geek & Sundry show Critical Role. He has creativity in his family, considering how his grandfathers and his parents worked in the film industry. So, it would make sense that they would give him a name that represents that.

What makes Jaffe name unique is that Taliesin is the name of a figure from Celtic and Arthurian mythologies. He was a 6th century bard who was considered the most important Welsh bards, who served three kings through their lines of succession. In Celtic mythology, Taliesin was born from the goddess of inspiration Cerridwen, who devoured her servant Gwion, and this resulted in a pregnancy, which resulted in Taliesin’s birth.


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