Birthday: August 23 In Final Fantasy VIII Squall is a 17 year old student at Balamb Garden a prestigious military academy for elite mercenaries known as quotSeeDs.quot As the game039s story progresses Squall becomes friends with Quistis Trepe Zell Dincht Selphie Tilmitt and Irvine Kinneas and falls in love with Rinoa Heartilly. These relationships mdash combined with developments in the game039s plot mdash gradually turn him from a loner to an open and caring person. In Kingdom Hearts he is voiced by David Boreanez. In Kingdom Hearts 2 he039s voiced by Doug Erholtz who also reprises his role in both Final Fantasy Dissidia and Dissidia 2 012. Ishikawa Hideo voices him in Japanese versions.