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Charles Durning, Actor, 1923 - 2012

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Versatile character actor Charles Durning passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012, at his home in Manhattan at the age of 89. Durning was born in poverty (the ninth of 10 children, only 5 of whom lived to adulthood) and went through harrowing combat experiences during World War II, surviving the assualt on Omaha Beach […]

Voice Actor Panel At MCM Expo London October 2012

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On Sunday 28th October, MCM Expo London held host to a quintet of voice acting talent-  Liam O’Brien (Gaarra in Naruto, Jushiro Ukitake in Bleach), Adam Howden (Dragon Age II, Fable III, Star Wars: The Old Republic, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn game), Courtenay Taylor (Resident Evil, Mass Effect 3, Saints […]

Lucille Bliss, Voice Actor, 1916 - 2012

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Cartoon Brew reports the passing of voice actor Lucille Bliss on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the age of 96 of unstated causes. Bliss’s career stretched to the dawn of the television age, whose voiceover career began as the first TV cartoon character Crusader Rabbit (1949). Bliss went on to hundreds of voiceover jobs in […]

"Dragon Ball Kai" Receives New Episodes for International Broadcast

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Veteran voice actress Mayumi Tanaka revealed via her blog that she and her fellow co-stars were recording new Dragon Ball Kai episodes for international release, with no plans for release or broadcast of these episodes in Japan at this time. Dragon Ball Kai ended broadcast March 27, 2011 amid the 2011 Touhoku earthquake and tsunami, […]

CNN on Growing Recognition for Voice Actors

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CNN has posted an article about the growing recognition for professional voice actors in animation, speaking with professionals such as Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Crispin Freeman, and Patrick Seitz about the growth of the industry, the way technology has made voice actors more prominent than in the past, and celebrity stunt-casting for voice actors (and […]

A Morning in Rob Paulsen's Voice-Over Seminar

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On October 14th voice actor Rob Paulsen offered his voice acting seminar at the Lau Lapides Company, offering students a half-day’s worth of interactive discussion and time in a recording booth to be directed by Rob. For many people, it would be enough just to get the chance to work with the man who gave […]

Toonzone Interviews Greg Cipes on Being Michelangelo in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

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 Actor, singer, musician, composer, pro-surfer, martial-arts champion—Greg Cipes is all these things and more. While he experienced early success as a competitive martial artist and a professional surfer, Cipes became an instant star to animation fans in his first role as Beast Boy in Cartoon Network’s Teen Titans. He has since gone on to land […]

PR: Voices Voicecasting Upcoming Events for September - October 2012

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Voices Voicecasting has announced the schedule for upcoming events for September – October, 2012, including new “Meet the Pros” sessions with voice actor Rob Paulsen and casting/voice director Andrea Romano. MEET THE AGENT NIGHTS LYNDA McCARRELL,  McCARRELL & ASSOC. (West Coast) & GROUND CREW (East Coast) Thurs.  September 20    7pm     $95 DEAN PANARO,  ABRAMS ARTISTS […]

PR: David Selby on Voicing Commissioner Gordon for "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1"

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Finally the Hero! David Selby voices Commissioner James Gordon for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 Having made his mark as a villain for many of his 45 years in the entertainment industry, David Selby is only too happy to provide the heroic voice of Commissioner James Gordon for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, […]

Toonzone Talks Toons and Turtles with Voice Actor Rob Paulsen

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If you’re a fan of animation made within the last 20 years or so, it’s an almost sure bet that Rob Paulsen has been in something that you loved. While growing up, Paulsen aspired to be a hockey player, but after learning at age 18 that he “had neither the talent or the temperament to […]

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