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Old 10-01-07, 12:15 PM
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Voicework, s/he played that?

Did you know that:

Brian Blessed, who played Prince Vultan in the campy 1980's "Flash Gordon"



was also the voice of:



Boss Nass, in "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace"?

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Did you know that:

Darius McCrary possibly best known as Eddie Winslow in "Family Matters"



was the voice of the autobot Jazz in the live action movie Transformers?

Old 10-01-07, 01:11 PM
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No.

Yes.
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That's funny, I just saw something on Cracked.com about this.

Dauber from Coach = Patrick Star on Spongebob.
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Didja know that the spaceman in the family movie Toy Story was voiced by an ex-con drug dealer?
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Darth Vader was voiced by a black dude.
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Originally Posted by lotsofdvds
Darth Vader was voiced by a black dude.
Noooooooo!
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I was surprised to find out that Lori Alan did the voices of...

(Diane Simmons/Family Guy)


(The Boss/Metal Gear Solid 3)
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Frank Welker has done a million voices over the years, from Nibbler (Futurama) to Fred (Scooby Doo) .

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0919798/

Wow!
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Ratatouille has several of these. I found it interesting that they didn't actually hire French actors but had non-French actors doing accents, which must have been intentional. Ian Holm I can understand because he's played Napoleon a few times, but I don't remember Janeane Garofalo doing a French accent before and I probably would have never guessed that was her.
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Working in radio I'm always keeping up with Voiceover work in animation, commercials, video games, and other media. You'd be shocked at what actors are doing what these days. There was a time when actors thought Voiceover work was beneath them but that changed many years back so now the small voiceover actor is having to compete with major stars for voicework.

Video game voicework is hot and I've seen many well known actors doing characters and even small parts.

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I still don't know why Hugo Weaving was Megatron in Transformers. They put so much crap on his voice you couldn't even tell it was him. So why bother? Why not just hire Welker?
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Bill Fagerbakke from TV's Coach is apparently the voice of Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants.

http://www.cracked.com/index.php?name=News&sid=2420
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Liev Schreiber does a whole lot of voice over work for PBS doc's - his voice work/narration doesn't seem as deep as compared to when he's in film / stage ('Talk Radio' was great!) and when I met him in person last fall.
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Dave Coulier (from Full House) also does alot of voice work:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0183417/
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Brad Garrett

star of "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Til Death" was also the voice of

Hulk Hogan on the "Hulk Hogan's Rock N' Wrestling" cartoon from the 1980's
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Does this guy do any voicework?





























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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Video game voicework is hot and I've seen mnay well known actors doing characters and even small parts.
Yeah...just saw that Timothy Olyphant, Powers Boothe, and Ron Perlman are in the new Turok game.
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
Bill Fagerbakke from TV's Coach is apparently the voice of Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants.

http://www.cracked.com/index.php?name=News&sid=2420
Post 13...meet post 3.
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
Post 13...meet post 3.
Wow, I'm an idiot

Apparently, John Ratzenberger has to be in every Pixar film.
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Originally Posted by BobSchlapowitz
Brad Garrett


He also does the voice of Lobo in the Justice League cartoons.
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I heard somewhere that Yoda was voiced by Grover from Sesame Street.

But seriously...

I think it's interesting to see actors who are just now coming into their own in real life did earlier work in voice. I just found out recently that Hayden Pannniittererinettrernterinererniter from Heroes was Princess Dot in A Bug's Life.

Looking at some old VHS tapes on my shelf reminded me that before he was the big name that he is now, Jim Carrey was the voice of the exterminator robot in the Itsy Bitsy Spider short cartoon that preceeded Bebe's Kids in 1992.

On a side note, I still find it cool, and a little bittersweet, to hear Phil Hartman's voice coming from my Blasto video game. Not something I play too often, but there ya go.

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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
Does this guy do any voicework?

Brock Samson is the single coolest character ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74lcsJnpmNM

Starting at 1:10.
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
On a side note, I still find it cool, and a little bittersweet, to hear Phil Hartman's voice coming from my Blasto video game. Not something I play too often, but there ya go.
He also voiced Dennis' Dad in the 80's cartoon of Dennis the Menace.
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Originally Posted by droidguy1119
I still don't know why Hugo Weaving was Megatron in Transformers. They put so much crap on his voice you couldn't even tell it was him. So why bother? Why not just hire Welker?
Welker's voice apparently couldn't handle it anymore. That Megatron voice he did twenty years ago was pretty rough on the old vocals, methinks.

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