Ivan Van Norman

Ivan Van Norman
Official art of Ivan Van Norman's portrait on the Critrole website., by Megzilla87.[art 1]
Critical Role Productions work
Biographical information
BornMay 19, 1985 (age 39)
  • Writer
  • RPG and Boardgame Publisher
  • Actor
Internet presence

Ivan Van Norman is a storyteller, host, and producer. He is currently head of Critical Role's Darrington Press and a co-owner and Head of Media and Publishing at Hunters Entertainment.[1] Formerly, he was a Geek & Sundry Twitch host.

Ivan has been producing tabletop games and media content for ten years for both Hunter Entertainment and as a consultant to many other companies, including Wizards of the Coast and Hersch Games (Taboo). He was a game producer on Wil Wheaton's TableTop and briefly served as executive producer of International Tabletop Day.[2]

He guest starred as Grizznak Snompstork on a Critical Role special episode, "To the Poop! Goblins: A Pathfinder One-Shot" (OSx04), and was one of the hosts/co-creators of the UnDeadwood mini saga, being known as 'the Bartender' during the game.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. See his bio on Twitter.
  2. See the announcement of the formation of Darrington Press on Critrole.com.


  1. Official art of Ivan Van Norman's portrait on the Critrole website., by Megzilla87 (source). This file is a copyrighted work. Its use in this article is asserted to qualify as fair use of the material under United States copyright law.