Gavin Free is an employee at Rooster Teeth and is the inspiration and voice actor of Vav. Gavin is also a core member of Rooster Teeth's Achievement Hunter, with the gamertag "GavinoFree".
- Gavin, like his character, is British. This is further shown by Vav's symbol being backdropped by the Union Jack, the flag of Free's home country the United Kingdom.
- Gavin himself cosplayed as Vav at RTX 2013, alongside Ray as X-Ray.
- Gavin's girlfriend Meg Turney would cosplay as a female Vav alongside Ashley Jenkins as a female X-Ray at a later RTX.