Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

Yvonne Craig, 1960’s Batgirl Actor, 1937 – 2015

by Ed Liuon August 19, 2015
Actor Yvonne Craig passed away on Monday, August 17, 2015, at the age of 78 at her home in Pacific Palisades, CA, due to complications from cancer. In a statement on her official website, Ms. Craig’s family stated that she had been battling breast cancer for two years that had recently metastasized to her liver, […]

Otakon 2015: Press Conference With Voice Actress Romi Park

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2015
Born and raised in Tokyo, Korean-Japanese voice actress Romi Park is one of the most prolific performers in her field, with years of experience doing voiceover work for for not only Japanese animation but also Japanese dubs for other cartoons (most notably Finn the human from Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time), video games, movies and television programs. […]


Otakon 2015: Voice Actor and Director Christopher Sabat on “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F”, Broadcast Dubs

by Todd DuBoison August 3, 2015
A true veteran of the voice acting industry, Christopher Sabat is both a prolific actor and an experienced voice director in his own right. In addition to owning the game audio and voice-over production studio Okratron 5000 in Dallas, Texas Mr. Sabat is known for numerous English roles in such Japanese cartoons as One Piece […]

Kevin Conroy Brings the Sting of Justice to “Turbo FAST”

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2015
Actor Kevin Conroy is a veteran of stage, screen, and voiceover, but to many fans, he is the definitive voice of Batman. Mr. Conroy played the character starting in 1992 with Batman the Animated Series and continued on through Superman the Animated Series, Justice League, and several of the DC animated direct-to-video features and in […]


Michael Cera Signs Up as Robin for “LEGO Batman”

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Michael Cera has signed to play Robin opposite Will Arnett’s Batman in LEGO Batman, the upcoming spin-off to The LEGO Movie. The movie will be produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller; directed by LEGO Movie animation supervisor Chris McKay; with a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith.

SDCC2015: Nickelodeon’s Voice Over Experience and Nito Get Animated App [Updated: 7/14/2015]

by Eileen Cruzon July 10, 2015
Nickelodeon created a couple of interactive booth experiences for the San Diego Comic-Con 2015 (SDCC2015). The Voice Over Experience allows fans to enter a small recording studio and voice dialogue to clips from some of their favorite animated Nickelodeon shows. Nickelodeon previously included this interactive experience at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con and last year’s New […]


Harry Shearer Signs Back on to “The Simpsons”

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2015
Actor Harry Shearer has signed a new deal to return to The Simpsons for its 27th and 28th seasons, resolving a contract dispute that was rooted in Mr. Shearer’s requirement for “freedom to do other work” in his words. Mr. Shearer voices characters including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Rev. Lovejoy, and Kent Brockman, […]

The Man Who Would Be Sponge: Toonzone News Interviews Actor Tom Kenny

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2015
While Tom Kenny was doing the rounds as a stand-up comedian in Hollywood, a casting director for what was then the Hanna-Barbera studios approached him after his set and asked if he had ever thought of doing voices for animation. “Only every day of my entire life,” was the answer, and before long, Tom Kenny […]


John Stephenson, Voice Actor, 1923 – 2015

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2015
Writer Mark Evanier reports the passing of veteran voice actor John Stephenson on Friday, May 15, 2015, at the age of 91. While the cause of death was not stated, Mr. Stephenson had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease for some time and had been living in a nursing home. Mr. Stephenson’s career began in 1948, when […]

“Simpsons” Producer Al Jean Says Harry Shearer Will Not Be Returning

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2015
A report on CNN Money reports that Harry Shearer will not be returning to the voice cast of The Simpsons for the show’s 27th and 28th seasons, according to longtime Simpsons producer Al Jean. Jean added that, “We do not plan to ‘kill off’ his characters but replace them with the most talented members of […]