The Faces of Past and Present Cartoon Voices
Patrick Warburton is the busiest voice in Hollywood. He voices Brock in Cartoon Network’s “The Venture Brothers”, Joe in Fox’s Family Guy and Kronk in Disney’s “The Emperor’s New School”. He has also appeared in Fox’s “The Cleveland Show”, “Space Chimps”, “Get Smart” and a whole lot more!!
Lauren Tom is best known in the world of voice over for providing the voices for two popular animated TV comedy series: On Futurama as Amy Wong and her mother Inez, and on King of the Hill as Minh & Connie Souphanousinphone.
R. Lee Ermey continues to do cartoon voices, including: the Sergeant in the “Toy Story” features by Disney / Pixar and he is Wildcat in the new DC Comics series, “Batman: The Brave and the Bold”. He is also the military voice in countless other cartoons and video games.
Ed Asner is no stranger to voice over work. He voiced Hudson in the Disney classic cartoon series “Gargoyles”. More recently he is the voice of Carl Fredricksen in the Disney / Pixar feature, “Up”.
Ray Romano has kept busy with the 20th Century Fox animated feature saga, “ICE AGE”. He is the voice of Manny in the feature films as well as the video games.
Mark Hamill is in a host of current animated cartoon series, including the Adult Swim cartoon series’ “Metalocolypse” and “Robot Chicken”, DC Comics’ “Batman” and Disney Playhouse’s “Tasty Time with ZeFronk”.
Steve Dildarian is the creator, director and voice of Tim in HBO’s animated series, “The Life and Times of Tim”.
Crazy man, John Di Maggio is the voice of Bender in 20th Century Fox’s Futurama and Dr. Drakken on Disney Channel’s Kimpossible. You can also hear John as Shnitzel on Cartoon Network’s Chowder.
James Urbaniak voices Doctor Venture, Phantom Limb and David Bowie, among others, in the Cartoon Network cult classic cartoon series “The Venture Brothers”.
Hasbro’s Transformers voice legends Frank Welker ( Megatron ) & Peter Cullen ( Optimus Prime ) take a break in our lounge during the recording session for Dreamworks SKG “Transformers: The Video Game”.
“I’m getting paid to do what I got in trouble for in the 7th grade”, jests Emmy winning Rob Paulsen from Warner Brothers’ Pinky and the Brain. You’ve also heard Rob in the Warner Brothers classic cartoon “The Animaniacs”, Disney-ABC’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and Nickelodeon’s “The Fairly OddParents”.
You’ve heard the amazing Billy West as the voice of Warner Brothers classic cartoons Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker, Ren & Stimpy, Futurama’s Philip J Fry, Dr. Zoidberg, Zapp Brannigan and Professor Hubert Farnsworth and about a zillion other characters. Billy has also been the voice of Popeye.
Jim Cummings is one of the most prolific cartoon voice over actors there is! As the voice of Winnie the Pooh & Tigger, Jim has cartoon voice over credits that rival those of the legendary Mel Blanc. Jim has been the voice of Earthworm Duck, Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears and 100s of other cartoons.
E.G. Daily is the voice of many cartoon characters including Tommy Pickles on the Emmy Award winning Rugrats. She can also be heard as the voice of Buttercup in Cartoon Network’s “The Powerpuff Girls” and as Babe in Universal Pictures’ “Babe: Pig in the City”.
Tara Strong has been heard on everything from the Cartoon Network series “The Powerpuff Girls” to the DC Comics series “Batman: The Brave and the Bold”. From the 1986 classic cartoon series “The Care Bears” to “Ace Ventura” and a host of video games Tara is one of the busiest female voices in the business.
Tom Kenny is best known for his work in the Nickelodeon cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants as the voice of the SpongeBob, the narrator, Patchy the Pirate and a number of other characters. He is also the voice of Marvel super hero Ironman in the Film Roman cartoon series “The Super Hero Squad”.
You’ve heard Tom Kane on everything from the Academy Awards to the voice of Darwin in “The Wild Thornberries”, Professor Utonium in “The Power Puff” TV series and Yoda on the Cartoon Network “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” cartoon series.
Joe Alaskey has been the voice of Warner Brothers classic animation characters including “Daffy Duck”, “Bugs Bunny”, “Yosemite Sam”, “Tweety”, “Sylvester” and “Marvin The Martian”. You’ll also recognize Joe as the voice of “Stinky” in the Universal Pictures live action remake of the classic cartoon “Casper”.
You may remember Melendy Britt from the role she made famous; She-Ra: Princess of Power. She voiced many of the show’s characters and starred in two specials for the series as well. She has done countless voiceovers and has guest-starred on many television shows and in movies.
You can hear Jennifer Hale on the Cartoon Network series Totally Spies and as Jean Grey in the new Marvel / Nickelodeon animated series “Wolverine and X-Men”. Jennifer has also been the voice of Disney’s Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Billy’s mom on Grim and Evil.
For many people, Maurice Lamarche is the voice of “The Brain”. Besides voicing the smart part of the mouse duo, he also voices Gus on “Tripping the Rift”, “Inspector Gadget” and he’s the voice of “Toucan Sam” in the Fruit Loops commercials plus various supporting characters in a whole lot of cartoon shows.
Neil Ross has been the voice of many classic cartoon characters, including “The Transformers”, “G.I. Joe” and “Voltron”. He is also on countless documentaries and promos on television.
You probably recognize Kenneth Mars from “The Producers”, “Young Frankenstein”, or as Otto Mannkusser on Fox’s “Malcolm in the Middle”. Kenny was the voice of King Triton in Disney’s animated feature “The Little Mermaid” and can also be heard in the Universal Studios cartoon series “The Land Before Time”.
Kevin Michael Richardson was featured in the hit Disney animated feature and cartoon series Lilo & Stitch as Captain Gantu. Other animated films include: Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 and The Wild Thornberrys Movie. He is also on the FOX animated series “The Cleveland Show”.
Steve Blum is currently the voice of Wolverine in Marvel’s “Super Hero Squad Show” and Duke in the cartoon series “G.I. Joe: Resolute”. He has voiced countless video games, include “Star Wars: The Force Unleashed” and “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”.
Edie is a voice over veteran. She has been in classic cartoon series’, like Smurfs and Scooby Doo, and major animated features, like Cars and The Little Mermaid II. She is currently the voice of Helen in HBO’s cartoon series “The Life and Times of Tim”.
Many of you will instantly recognize the late Tony Jay’s voice as the arch-villain Judge Frollo in Walt Disney’s classic animated feature “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and also as the voice of Shere Khan in another Disney animated classic “The Jungle Book II”.
It’s virtually impossible to watch Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, PBS, or the Disney Channel without encountering one of the 16 cartoons on which Grey DeLisle currently appears.
You can hear Phil Lamar in animated series’ like Fox’s Futurama, Justice League, Static Shock and Samurai Jack as well as recurring roles on King of the Hill, Disney’s “Buzz Lightyear of Star Command”, Family Guy, Da Mob, The Proud Family and lots more!!
Jeff Bennet is the “go-to” voice over guy for everything from Kowalski in Nickelodeon’s “The Penguins of Madagascar” series to the title character on Johnny Bravo, Dexter’s dad on Dexter’s Lab, The Man in the Yellow Hat on the TV version of Curious George & even a stint as the voice of Warner Bros Daffy Duck!!
Veteran character actor Stephen Root began doing voice work, speaking for Buck Strickland and Bill Dauterive on the Fox animated series “King of the Hill” and the Sheriff on Disney’s “Buzz Lightyear of Star Command”. You can also hear Stephen as Chode on the Sci-Fi Channel’s cartoon series “Tripping the Rift.
Kath Soucie can be heard on Cartoon Network’s Danny Phantom as Maddie Fenton, Disney’s “Winnie The Pooh”, Marvel animation’s “The Spectacular Spider-Man” and on Nickelodeon’s Emmy Award-winning Rugrats as Lil & Phil.
You may know Carlos Alazraqui as Officer James Garcia on Comedy Central’s “Reno 911″, but he is also a talented voiceover artist, giving life to Mr. Crocker on Nickelodeon’s “Fairly Odd Parents”, Walden on Wow Wow Wubzy, and as the voice of the “Yo Quiero Taco Bell” dog.
Over the years, the very talented Bob Bergen has been the voice of Warner Brothers classic cartoon characters Porky, Tweety, Marvin the Martian, Sylvester Jr., and Speedy Gonzales in a variety of projects. You’ve also heard Bob as the voice of Comet in the Walt Disney “Santa Clause” movies and numerous other cartoons.
Tres MacNeille is a voice over legend playing several characters on Fox’s “The Simpsons” including Agnes Skinner and Brandine Spucklery. She also plays MOM on “Futurama” and Dot Warner in the Warner Brothers classic cartoon “The Animaniacs”.
Phil Proctor is the voice on countless cartoons. He was Howard on “The Rugrats”, has a star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame” and three Daytime Emmys. He plays seahorse Bob in Pixar’s “Finding Nemo”, Charlie in “Monsters, Inc.” and the drunken French Monkey in Eddie Murphy’s Dr. Dolittle series.
Andrea Baker is the voice of Clover on the Cartoon Networks series “Totally Spies”. Andrea can also be heard on countless other cartoons and video games.
The very talented Corey Burton is the voice of several Disney classic characters, including Captain Hook, Ludwig Von Drake, and various Disney theme park attractions including “The Haunted Mansion” You’ve also heard Corey as Ratchet in “The Transformers: Animated” and Cad Bane in “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”.
You can hear Marc Graue in “Ratchet and Clank” as Mr. Zurkon, Nickelodeon’s “Avatar-The Last Air Bender” as Xin-Fu and Captain Black John Licorice on “Codename: Kids Next Door”. You can also hear Marc on the Veggie Tales series “Larryboy” & a host of video games!
You’ve heard the very talented Cree Summer as the voice of quite a few cartoons: Blackarachnia on “The Transformers: Animated”, Numbah 5 on “Code Name: Kids Next Door”, Elvey in “The Proud Family”, Cleo in “Clifford The Big Red Dog”, Foxxy Love in the “Drawn Together” series & tons of other roles!
Andre Stojka is the voice of Owl in Disney’s animation classic “Winnie the Pooh” series including “Piglet’s Big Movie”, “The Tigger Movie” and “The Book of Pooh” seen daily on The Disney Channel. He is the voice of the King in Disney’s “Cinderella II”.
Charlie Adler was named one of the ‘top thirteen all time voice-over artists’ by Animation Magazine. He’s the voice of Starscream in the new Hasbro/Dreamworks “Transformers” movies, Buster Bunny in Steven Spielberg’s “Tiny Toon Adventures” and Cow in “Cow & Chicken”.
Dee Bradley Baker can be heard as Klaus on Fox’s “American Dad”, the roles of Appa/Momo in Nickelodeon’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, Squilliam Fancyson on “SpongeBob Square Pants” and as Mandy’s Dad on Cartoon Network’s “Grim & Evil”.
Wendee Lee is one of the premiere voice artists in the world of Anime. She can be heard in such notable titles as “Cowboy Bebop”, “Akira” & “Vampire Hunter D”. Wendee’s career took of in the mid 80’s with her first role as Vanessa Leeds in the anime classic “Robotech”
Bill Farmer is best known as the voice of Goofy and Pluto, two classic Disney characters, and more recently he has played Horace Horsecollar. Another big role Bill played was in the Warner Brothers movie Space Jam (1996), where he voiced Yosemite Sam, Sylvester, and Foghorn Leghorn.
Michael Bell has been a voice over staple in the Los Angeles area for well over 2 decades, going back to the “Smurfs” tv series. He has provided the voice for “Plasticman”, “Grumpy Smurf”, several characters on “Rugrats”, “The Transformers” , “Voltron”, “G.I. Joe” and the voice of Aziz on Disney’s Aladdin tv series.
Danny Mann is the voice actor who brought to life Ferdinand the duck in the Universal Studios “Babe” films. You’ve also heard Danny in films from Disney/Pixar, Warner Brothers, Blue Sky Studios and Dreamworks: “Up”, “Happy Feet”, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”, “Cars”, “Ice Age”, “Monsters Inc.” and many others.
Janet Waldo has been an “A-List” Hollywood voice actress for over 40 years. Most recognized as the voice of Judy Jetson on the Hanna-Barbera “Jetson’s” cartoon series and as Josie in “Josie & the Pussycats”, Janet has also lent her skills to “The Flintstones”, “Scooby & Scrappy Doo”, “King Of The Hill ” & others.
The incredibly versatile Jess Harnell is probably best know as the voice of Wakko on the popular Warner Bros “Animaniacs” classic cartoon series and you can hear Jess as Ironhide in the Hasbro/Dreamworks “Transformers” movies and hundreds of others.
Rino Romano has a prolific career in cartoons as well as movie trailers. He was the voice of Batman & Bruce Wayne in the 2004 DC Comics’ series “The Batman” and was also the voice of Spiderman & Peter Parker in the 1999 Marvel series “Spider-man Unlimited”. Rino is also Kai on DC Comics’ “Teen Titans”.
With his cadre of voices, Pat Fraley is truly a journeyman VO actor. You can hear his voices on Disney’s “Chicken Little”, “Monsters Inc.”, & a number of other features & cartoon series including “Men In Black”, “Zorro”, “Quack Pack”, “Grim & Evil”, “W.I.T.C.H.” and many more!
You know Nancy Cartwright as the voice of Bart in Fox’s ongoing hit series, “The Simpsons”. She has also appeared in other classic cartoon series’ like Pound Puppies, Popeye and Son, Snorks, My Little Pony and Saturday Supercade.
June Foray is the undisputed queen of cartoon voice over. From the voice of Rocky and Natasha on the classic cartoon series “Rocky and Bullwinkle” to the Warner Brothers classic cartoon voices of Granny and Witch Hazel. Lots of June’s classic cartoon work is available on Warner Brothers DVD and Blue Ray.
To many Mel Blanc is the Godfather of all cartoon voices. Responsible for creating some of Warner Brother greatest characters, including: Bugs Bunny, the Tazmanian Devil, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Yosemite Sam, Woody Woodpecker, Tweety Bird, Sylvester, Foghorn Leghorn, Elmer Fudd……etc.
While Mel Blanc was the voice of Warner Brothers, Daws Butler was the voice of Hanna-Barbera. Daws created and voiced classic cartoon characters like: Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Wally Gator, Chilly Willy, Cap’n Crunch, Elroy Jetson, Wimpy…….etc.
The legendary Paul Frees was responsible for a host of classic cartoon voices, including Boris Badinov and Inspector Fenwick from “Dudley Do-Right”. If you have ever visited the Haunted Mansion or Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland you have heard Paul.
Don Messick was one of the most prolific voice actors of the 20th century. He voiced several classic cartoon characters for Hanna Barbera and others, including: Scooby-Doo, Ranger Smith and Boo Boo Bear, Muttley, Bamm-Bamm Rubble, Astro, Zorak, Godzooky, Dr. Benton Quest, and Papa Smurf.
You have heard the unmistakable voice of Lorenzo Music in many classic cartoons. Most notable as the voice of Garfield. Lorenzo has voiced characters in “Darkwing Duck”, “Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi Bears”, “The Real Ghostbusters” and of course “Garfield and Friends”.