Name: Craig Andrew Crumpton
Age: 29 (July 17, 1971)
Nicknames: Gookie, Voiceroy, Craigers, Crumpty-Dumpty, Homer (on account of my perpetual 5 o'clock shadow) Scooby Doo, Batman, Pinky & the Brain
Hobbies: Movies; DVDs; animated cartoons; voice actors; voice acting; writing; reading; collectibles based on animated cartoons; toonzone.net; video games (1st person shooters; real time strategy combat; flight sim combat; graphical adventures); editing at dmoz.org; hosting the "Voice Actor Appreciation" group; cartoon & movie soundtracks; chicken
Favorite Sports Teams: I don't really care for watching sports, I'd rather play. I like watching hockey though. Otherwise, the only team I keep tabs on anymore is the St. Louis Cardinals. Still have a few favorite players: Ozzie Smith; David Robinson; Spud Webb.
Favorite Cartoons: Pinky & The Brain, Freakazoid!; Looney Tunes (especially any with Daffy); Batman; Transformers; The Powerpuff Girls; The Pink Panther; Animaniacs; Fractured Fairy Tales; Dexter's Laboratory; Space Ghost: Coast-to-Coast
Favorite TV Shows (other than cartoons): The X-Files; The Avengers; Wild, Wild West; The Twilight Zone; Faulty Towers; The Muppet Show; Star Trek TOS and TNG; The Incredible Hulk; Alf; Everybody Loves Raymond; The Daily Show; Unhappily Ever After; The Pretender; MST3K; Mad TV; The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Favorite Movies: The Princess Bride (1987); The Shawshank Redemption (1994); The Last of the Mohicans (1992); Star Wars (favorite - The Empire Strikes Back - 1980); Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982); Pink Panther Movies (with Peter Sellers actually in them); Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987); Hook (1991); James Bond Movies (Sean Connery preferred, Timothy Dalton not); the Disney classics "Treasure Island" (1950), "Island at the Top of the World" (1974) and "Blackbeard's Ghost" (1968); Jurassic Park (1993); Willie Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971); Indiana Jones Trilogy; anything Monty Python; Legend (1985)); Young Frankenstein (1974); The Muppet Movie (1979); Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986); The Matrix (1999); X-Men (2000); Army of Darkness (1993); Unbreakable (2000); Gladiator (2000); The Patriot (2000)
Favorite Animated Movies (in descending order): The Iron Giant (1999); The Emperor's New Groove (2000); Chicken Run (2000); Beauty & The Beast (1991); Robin Hood (1973); The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993); Toy Story 2 (2000); Alice In Wonderland (1951); Toy Story (1995); The Hobbit (1978); Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000); Transformers: The Movie (1986); Lady & The Tramp (1955); Anastasia (1997); Rescuers Down Under (1990); Shrek (2001); The Little Mermaid (1989); The Lion King (1994)
Favorite Celebrity Hotties: Alyssa Milano; Nikki Cox; Denise Richards; Heather Graham; Charlize Theron; Heather Locklear; Vanessa Marcil; Jessica Alba; Selma Blair; Rebecca Gayheart; Tiffani Thiessen; Latetia Casta; Shannon Elizabeth; Minnie Driver; Courtney Cox; Irene Jacob; Gillian Anderson; Christie Brinkley; Phoebe Cates; Danica McKellar; Kari Wuhrer; Cameron Diaz; Amanda Detmer; Teri Hatcher; Melissa Joan Hart; Jennifer Connelly; Jaime Pressly; Joan Severance; Kirsten Dunst; Donna D'Errico; Shania Twain; Mariah Carey; Faith Hill; Catherine Zeta-Jones; Rebecca Romjin, Alyson Hannigan
Favorite Comedians: Peter Sellers; Red Skelton; Jonathan Winters; Jim Carrey; Steve Martin; Nicole Sullivan; John Lithgow; Gillbert Gottfried; Bill Cosby; Janeane Garofalo; Tracy Ullman; Will Smith; Martin Short; Chris Farley; Carol Burnett; Monty Python; The 3 Stooges; Gene Wilder; Tim Conway; Rowan Atkinson; Phil Hartman; Chris Tucker; Stephen Wright; John Cleese
Favorite Dramatic and/or Character Actors (you figure it out): Kenneth Branagh; Harrison Ford; Peter Sellers; Jim Varney; Don Knotts; Peter Sellers; Danny Kaye; David Warner; Sam Neil; Michelle Pfeiffer; Walter Matthau; William H. Macy; Robin Williams; Annie Potts; Tim Robbins; Peter Ustinov; Sandra Bullock; Diana Rigg; James Garner; John Malkovich; Minnie Driver; Morgan Freeman; Bruce Campbell; Maura Tierney; Christopher Lloyd; Sandra Bullock; James Earl Jones; Gene Hackman; Cary Elwes; Kellie Martin; Lea Thompson; Tim Curry; Ricardo Montalban; Laurence Fishburne; Jeffrey Jones; Sean Connery; Patrick Stewart; Anthony Hopkins; Denzel Washington; Samuel L. Jackson; Peter Lorre; Clint Eastwood
Absolutely Non-Favorite Things: Phone commercials on TV; telemarketing & opinion surveys; anything described as "hot new"; Keanu Reaves; Pauly Shore; David Arquette; Eggs; the college I used to attend; cheesy pop music (particularly "boy bands")
Favorite Authors: Dave Barry; Garrison Keillor; Mark Twain; O. Henry; Ogden Nash; Ray Bradbury; Michael Crichton; Douglas Adams; J.R.R. Tolkien; Frank Peretti; Max Lucado; C.S. Lewis; H.G. Wells; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Timothy Zahn
Favorite Artists/Cartoonists/Animators: Alex Ross; Frank Cho; Bill Waterson; Gary Larson; Ben Edlund; Steve Purcell; Ty Templeton; Bill Kopp; Tom Ruegger; Frank Paur; Ron DiCianni; Charles Schultz; Bruce Timm; Chuck Jones; Tex Avery; Don Bluth; Will Vinton; Peter Lord/Nick Park; Fleischer Bros; Friz Freleng
Guilty Pleasures: Comedy Central's "The Man Show"; MTV's "The Tom Green Show"; Baskin-Robbins Mocca Blast; ABC's "The View"; Beavis & Butt-head; Busta Rhymes; South Park's Cartman; watching music videos of Britney Spears with the sound muted; Cheese.
Things about myself I wish I could change: Indecisiveness; prevent hair loss; obsessive-compulsiveness; procrastination; lack of self-motivation; having too many "favorite" things.
Those Whose Work I Admire Greatly (and have influenced me in some way): Jesus Christ (in a class by Himself); Debra Young (college professor); Mr. Berry (college voice teacher); John McFarlane (high school principal); Clay Crumpton (my dad); Jim Henson; Edgar Bergen; Frank Oz; Paul Dini; Paul Rugg; Bill Kopp; Jonathan Winters; Billy Joel; Keith Lancaster; Rich Mullins; Chuck Jones; Ray Bradbury; Mel Blanc, Jim Cummings; Frank Welker; Peter Cullen; June Foray; Tress MacNeille; Daws Butler; Christine Cavanaugh; Rob Paulsen; Maurice LaMarche; Mary Kay Bergman; Patrick Fraley; Charlie Adler; Corey Burton; Jeff Bennett; Jeff Bergman; Neil Ross