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Bob Bergen Voice Acting Seminar in NYC in May; One-Man Show in LA Starts in April

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2007
Voice actor Bob Bergen, the current voice of Porky Pig, will be offering his 2-day workshop on voice acting in New York City on May 5-6, 2007. The workshop will cover topics such as audition techniques, do’s and dont’s for demo tapes, agent/client relationships, and creating and sustaining characters. The seminar will be $400, with […]

WFMU Pays Tribute to Walter Tetley, Voice of Sherman (of "& Mr. Peabody")

by Ed Liuon March 20, 2007
The weblog of Jersey City radio station WFMU has posted a lengthy appreciation of voice actor Walter Tetley, whose career began in radio and then extended to being Sherman of the “Sherman and Mr. Peabody” segments of Rocky & Bullwinkle. Tetley was born with a rare hormonal disorder that prevented the full effects of puberty, […]

Walker Edmiston, Keebler Elf and Ludwig Von Drake, 1926 - 2007

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2007
Veteran voice actor Walker Edmiston passed away on February 15, 2007 at the age of 81, due to complications from cancer (free registration required). Edmiston was a veteran voice actor for both television puppet shows and animation, working on shows such as Time for Beany, H.R. Pufnstuf, Land of the Lost, Spider-Man, Smurfs, Transformers, and […]

Judy Jetson's Voice Actor on Shokus Internet Radio on Feb 28

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2007
Janet Waldo, the voice actress who plays the voice of space-age teenager Judy Jetson, will be this week’s guest on Shokus Internet Radio tonight, February 28, 2007, at 4-6 PM Pacific Time (7-9 PM Eastern). Waldo has also provided the voice for Penelope Pitstop, Princess on Battle of the Planets, Josie (of the Pussycats), and […]

Nominations for Voicey Awards Opened

by Maxie Zeuson February 8, 2007
Voices.com says it has opened nominations for the 2007 Voicey Awards, which are intended to honor voice actors in the same way the Oscars and Emmies honor actors in other media. Awards will be given in five categories: Best Male Voice, Best Female Voice, Best New Voice, Best Personal Branding, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations […]

Kelly Hu on Voicing Okiku in "Afro Samurai"

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2007
Actress Kelly Hu has been interviewed by Newsarama.com about a variety of her current projects, including her role as Okiku in Spike’s Afro Samurai, as well as her roles as a “massage therapist” on the ABC sitcom In Case of Emergency and as Lady Deathstrike in X-2.

Kevin Conroy to Appear at Florida Supercon June 22-24, 2007

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2006
A press release from Florida Supercon is announcing that Kevin Conroy will be a guest for their show being held from June 22-24, 2007. Conroy was the voice actor for Batman starting with Batman the Animated Series and on through Justice League Unlimited. He also provided the voice for John Grayson, Dick Grayson’s father, on […]

AvatarSpirit.net Interviews Voice Actor Crawford Wilson (UPDATED Nov 27)

by Ed Liuon November 27, 2006
The AvatarSpirit.net fan site has posted part 1 of an interview with Crawford Wilson, the voice actor who plays “Jet” on Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. Wilson discusses his character and how his one-episode role turned into something more substantial in the second season. (UPDATED Nov 27, 2006): AvatarSpirit.net has posted part 2 of the […]

Marcia Wallace on Mrs. Krabappel and Newhart

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2006
Actress Marcia Wallace has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about her career in Hollywood, including her breakout on The Bob Newhart Show and her current recurring role as Mrs. Krabappel on The Simpsons.

Peter Cullen Talks About Being Optimus Prime

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
Voice actor Peter Cullen has been interviewed about his role as Optimus Prime by NewsOK.com (a combination of the Oklahoman newspaper and the News 9 network). Cullen reveals his influences for the character’s voice, some touching interactions with fans, and the details on his casting call. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)