Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

Nominations for Voicey Awards Opened

by Maxie Zeuson February 8, 2007 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 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 […] Interviews Voice Actor Crawford Wilson (UPDATED Nov 27)

by Ed Liuon November 27, 2006
The 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): 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’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 […]