Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

Marcia Wallace on Mrs. Krabappel and Newhart

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2006
Actress Marcia Wallace has been interviewed by’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 (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)

"Flushed Away" Interview #1: Andy Serkis

by Alex Weitzmanon October 14, 2006
I had the good fortune to head over to DreamWorks recently and speak to several of the key creative folks involved with the making of the DreamWorks/Aardman collaboration, Flushed Away, which premieres Nov. 3. In one of three interviews that we’ll premiere over the coming weeks, Andy Serkis, voice of the sinister yet ineffectual henchrat […]

Tetsuro Tamba 1922 – 2006

by Ed Liuon October 2, 2006
Japanese actor Tetsuro Tamba (born Shosaburo Tamba) passed away in Tokyo on September 24, 2006 at the age of 84 due to heart failure after a bout with pneumonia. Tamba was best known for his role as Japanese spymaster Tiger Tanaka in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice, but he also provided the […]

Billy West Interviewed on Paul Harris Radio Show

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2006
St. Louis radio personality Paul Harris has posted an audio file of his recent interview with voice actor Billy West, who spoke about the state of Futurama on Comedy Central and some of the unpleasant experiences he’s had as a voice actor. The file is in MP3 format. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)

USA Today Speaks to Voice of Optimus Prime

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2006
USA Today‘s Pop Candy weblog has published an interview with Peter Cullen, best known to animation fans as the voice of The Transformers’ Optimus Prime. Cullen delves into how he landed the role, the influences that he pulls in for his performance, and the status of his role as the voice of Optimus Prime in […]

Edward Laurence Albert 1951 – 2006

by Ed Liuon September 28, 2006
Actor Edward Laurence Albert passed away on Friday, September 22, at the age of 55 due to lung cancer. Albert was the voice actor for Matt Murdock/Daredevil in the mid-1990’s Spider-Man animated series, and also provided voices for the 1990’s Fantastic Four, Extreme Ghostbusters, and Invasion America.

The History of Elmer Fudd’s Original Voice Actor

by Ed Liuon August 22, 2006
Animation World Magazine has published an in-depth article about Arthur Q. Bryan, the original voice actor for Elmer Fudd. The article covers Bryan’s career as an actor in both voiceover and live-action roles. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog, which goes on to clarify the other voice actors who have lent their voices to Fudd, including Mel […]

Bang Zoom! Offers 1-Day Voice Actor Boot Camps

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2006
Bang Zoom! Entertainment has announced several one-day “Voice Actor Boot Camp” sessions from September to November to explain the tricks of the voice acting trade. The courses will be taught by Lex Lang (Rurouni Kenshin, Avatar: the Last Airbender, and Justice League Unlimited) and Sandy Fox (Chobits, Ghost in the Shell, and .Hack//SIGN). Classes are […]

Quick Stop Entertainment Interviews Maurice LaMarche

by Ed Liuon August 17, 2006
The Quick Stop Entertainment website has posted a long interview with voice actor Maurice LaMarche, covering his formative years in Canada, his start in stand-up comedy, and his long and varied career in voice acting. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)