My Favourite Voice Actors and Actresses

by alexkravchenko | created - 24 Jul 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

A long list of some of my personal favourite voice actors and actresses, including my favourite characters that they have done.

1. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born in Colorado. He followed his dream in California, and started a voice acting career which has amassed over five decades of hundreds of credits, accolades, and friends. Frank worked with fellow voice actors Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Don Messick, Heather North, and Indira/...

Favourite voice roles: Dr. Claw from Inspector Gadget, Megatron, Soundwave, and Mirage from Transformers: G1, The Grubs from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, and Bullet the Squirrel from The Powerpuff Girls

2. Don Adams

Actor | Get Smart

Don Adams was born in New York, to a father of Hungarian Jewish descent, and a mother of German and Irish ancestry. He had a sister, Gloria, and a brother, Dick Yarmy. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II and contracted malaria during the fighting on Guadalcanal island. After the war he ...

Favourite voice role: Inspector Gadget

3. Mel Blanc

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...

Favourite voice roles: Yosemite Sam, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, and The Goofy Gophers from Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies

4. Alan Marriott

Actor | Planet 51

Alan Marriott is an actor, known for Planet 51 (2009), Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (2011) and Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales (2015).

Favourite voice roles: Marion from Bounty Hamster, Victor Volt from The Secret Show, and Ryan Storm from Hot Wheels Stunt Track Challenge

5. Don Messick

Actor | The Last Unicorn

Don Messick is a legendary voice actor who spent his entire adult-hood in entertainment. He started out wanting to be a ventriloquist. Thankfully for cartoon lovers that career didn't pan out. How do you think his potential career would've stacked up against Edgar Bergen and later, Paul Winchell? ...

Favourite voice roles: Muttley, Professor Pat Pending, Gravel Slagand Ring-a-Ding from Wacky Races, Ratchet and Gears from Transformers: G1

6. Daws Butler

Actor | Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

Daws Butler spent the greater part of his career as one of the premier voice-over actors in Hollywood- providing the voices for such well- known characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick-Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Jinks the cat, Dixie the mouse, Augie Doggie, Peter Potamus, Wally Gator, ...

Favourite voice roles: Red Max, Sergeant Blast, Peter Perfect, and Rock Slag from Wacky Races

7. Paul Winchell

Actor | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Born Paul Wilchinsky on December 21, 1922, the son of Sol and Clara Wilchinsky, Paul Winchell grew up to be the most beloved ventriloquist of American children. Ironically, as famous as Paul was, his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, was probably more famous. Not since Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the ...

Favourite voice roles: Dick Dastardly and Clyde from Wacky Races

8. John Alderton

Actor | Zardoz

An English actor active in the theater since 1961, having made few theatrical movies, none of which particularly outstanding, with the exception of John Boorman's Zardoz (1974) and Nigel Cole's popular Calendar Girls (2003), John Alderton has become famous thanks to British television. Appearing in ...

Favourite voice roles: Narrator and all characters in Fireman Sam (Classic Series)

9. Ken Barrie

Soundtrack | Sharks' Treasure

Ken Barrie was born on January 9, 1933 in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England as Leslie Hulme. He was an actor, known for Sharks' Treasure (1975), The Awakening of Emily (1976) and The Silent Scream (1979). He was married to Doreen Pye. He died on July 29, 2016 in Denham, ...

Favourite voice roles: Narrator and all his characters in Postman Pat (Classic Series)

10. Brian Drummond

Actor | Dragon Ball Z

Brian Drummond was born on August 10, 1969 in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Dragon Ball Z (1996), Death Note (2006) and Hot Wheels Highway 35 World Race (2003). He has been married to Laura Drummond since July 25, 1992. They have three children.

Favourite voice role: Kurt Wylde from Hot Wheels - Highway 35: World Race

11. Rob Rackstraw

Actor | The Secret Show

Rob Rackstraw was born on October 31, 1965 in Sunderland, England as Robert Rackstraw. He is an actor and writer, known for The Secret Show (2006), The Octonauts (2010) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010).

Favourite voice roles: James the Red Engine and Donald the Scottish Twin from Thomas & Friends, Professor Professor from The Secret Show, Sweep from Sooty's Amazing Adventures, and Mr. Tickle from The Mr. Men Show

12. Keith Wickham

Actor | The Octonauts

Keith Wickham is known for his work on The Octonauts (2010), Privateer 2: The Darkening (1996) and Thomas & Friends: Sticky Situations (2012).

Favourite voice roles: Edward the Blue Engine, Gordon the Big Engine, Henry the Green Engine, and The Fat Controller from Thomas & Friends, Mr. Small from The Mr. Men Show, and Changed Daily from The Secret Show

13. Tom Kenny

Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants

Tom Kenny grew up in East Syracuse, New York. When Tom was young he was into comic books, drawing funny pictures and collecting records. Tom turned to stand-up comedy in Boston and San Francisco. This led to appearances on every cable show spawned by the stand-up epidemic of the '80s and '90s as ...

Favourite voice role: Dr. Two-Brains from WordGirl and Snake from The Powerpuff Girls

14. Fred Stoller

Actor | Fred & Vinnie

Frederick "Fred" Stoller (born March 19, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his frequent guest starring as Gerard on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996). He has also made guest appearances on several additional television ...

Favourite voice role: Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy from WordGirl

15. John Stephenson

Actor | Charlotte's Web

A 1941 graduate of Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha, where he served on the student council and participated in forensics under dramatic coach John Davies, he took second place in the National Forensics League national contest in Lexington, Kentucky in dramatic declaration and oratorical ...

Favourite voice roles: Fancy-Fancy from Top Cat and Thundercracker from Transformers: G1

16. Patton Oswalt

Actor | Young Adult

Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993). His other ...

Favourite voice role: Tobey McCallister III from WordGirl

17. Dannah Feinglass Phirman

Actress | WordGirl

Dannah Feinglass Phirman was born on April 22, 1975 in Israel. She is an actress and writer, known for WordGirl (2007), The Hotwives of Orlando (2014) and Mass Effect 2 (2010). She has been married to Mike Phirman since June 30, 2007.

Favourite voice role: WordGirl/Becky Botsford

18. Grey Griffin

Actress | Batman: Arkham City

Grey Griffin was born in Fort Ord, California. She is a singer and well-known voice actress. She was raised by her grandmother through her difficult childhood because her mother was a drug addict. Her grandmother was a singer and performed often with Tito Puente. Grey was highly interested in goth ...

Favourite voice roles: Sam Manson from Danny Phantom, and Lady Redundant Woman from WordGirl

19. Cree Summer

Actress | Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Cree Summer was born on July 7, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Cree Summer Francks. She is known for her work on Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000) and Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016). She is married to Angelo Pullens. They have two children.

Favourite voice role: Penny from Inspector Gadget, and Valerie Gray from Danny Phantom

20. Maria Bamford

Actress | Barnyard

Maria was born in Port Hueneme, California at the Naval Base. Her parents are Joel (dermatologist) and Marilyn (therapist) of Duluth, MN. She attended Chester Park Elementary and Marshall High School in Duluth MN and went on to attend Bates College (Lewiston, ME), University of Edinburgh (Scotland)...

Favourite voice role: Violet Heaslip from WordGirl

21. Chris Parnell

Actor | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Chris Parnell enrolled at Germantown High School where he took drama and auditioned for every play. In 1985, when he was a senior at Germantown, he was voted "Most Talented" by his classmates. Right after graduating high school, Chris attended North Carolina ...

Favourite voice roles: Narrator and Exposition Guy from WordGirl

22. Arnold Stang

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

A show-stopping comic for decades, the inimitable Arnold Stang, with the trademark Runyonesque voice and thick, black glasses, started out famously on radio before branching out to include Broadway, films and especially TV. Born on September 28, 1918, in New York City (for decades he himself ...

Favourite voice role: Top Cat

23. Teresa Gallagher

Actress | The Amazing World of Gumball

Teresa Gallagher is an actress, known for The Amazing World of Gumball (2011), Cars 2 (2011) and The Jacket (2005).

Favourite voice roles: Emily the Stirling Engine from Thomas & Friends, and Miss Daredevil from The Mr. Men Show

24. Jo Wyatt

Actress | Wiedzmin 3: Dziki Gon

Jo Wyatt is an actress, known for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015), Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014) and Mass Effect 3 (2012).

Favourite voice roles: Miss Sunshine, Miss Naughty, and Miss Helpful from The Mr. Men Show

25. Shane Rimmer

Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me

Shane Rimmer was a Canadian actor and screenwriter, primarily known as the voice actor of Scott Tracy, a leading character in the science fiction series "Thunderbirds" (1965-1966).

Rimmer was born in Toronto, Canada, where his parents had settled after moving to Canada. Shane's father was Thomas ...

Favourite voice role: Scott Tracy from Thunderbirds

26. Ray Barrett

Actor | Australia

Ray Barrett studied music and elocution and began acting at the age of eleven. He was the first actor put under contract by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Drama section. He worked for several years on radio in Sydney, before working successfully in Britain between 1958 and the mid-1970s, ...

Favourite voice roles: John Tracy and The Hood from Thunderbirds, and Commander Shore from Stingray

27. Sylvia Anderson

Writer | Thunderbird 6

Sylvia Anderson is the co-creator of a string of hit TV shows through the late 1950s, 1960s and 70s. Her most memorable contribution as an actress is the voice of Lady Penelope from Thunderbirds - one of many series she co-created with former husband Gerry Anderson. Sylvia's talents are evident in ...

Favourite voice role: Lady Penelope from Thunderbirds

28. David Graham

Actor | Thunderbird 6

David Graham was born on July 11, 1925 in Hackney, London, England as David Michael Graham. He is an actor and writer, known for Thunderbird 6 (1968), Supercar (1961) and Stingray (1964).

Favourite voice role: Parker from Thunderbirds

29. Kevan Ohtsji

Actor | Godzilla

Kevan Ohtsji is an actor, known for Godzilla (2014), The Butterfly Effect (2004) and Hot Wheels Highway 35 World Race (2003).

Favourite voice role: Taro Kitano from Hot Wheels - Highway 35: World Race

30. Simon Greenall

Actor | Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

Simon James Greenall (born 3 January 1958 in Longtown, Cumberland) is an English actor, writer, producer and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Michael in the BBC TV series I'm Alan Partridge, the Caretaker in the CBBC game show Trapped (TV Series) and as the voice of headmaster Iqbal ...

Favourite voice roles: Mr. Grumpy, Mr. Bounce, and Mr. Bump from The Mr. Men Show

31. Rob Paulsen

Actor | Animaniacs

Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is known for his work on Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...

Favourite voice roles: Nicolai Technus from Danny Phantom, and Brick and Boomer from The Powerpuff Girls

32. Kevin Michael Richardson

Actor | Mortal Kombat

Well-known, king-sized actor and voice artist Kevin Michael Richardson was born in Bronx, New York. He is, perhaps, mostly recognizable for his deep voice, which he uses in many of his works.

Richardson is a classically trained actor. He first gained recognition as one of only eight U.S. high school...

Favourite voice roles: Armagedroid from My Life as a Teenage Robot, Skulker from Danny Phantom, and Varg from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

33. Tara Strong

Actress | Batman: The Killing Joke

Tara Strong began her acting career at the age of 13 in Toronto, Canada. She landed several TV, film, and musical theater roles as well as her first lead in an animated series as the title role of "Hello Kitty." After a short run at Toronto's Second City theater company, she moved to Los Angeles ...

Favourite voice roles: Bubbles from The Powerpuff Girls, and Ember McLain from Danny Phantom

34. Peter Cullen

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Peter Cullen was born on July 28, 1941 in Montreal, Québec, Canada as Peter Claver Cullen. He is known for his work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

Favourite voice role: Optimus Prime from Transformers: G1

35. Daran Norris

Actor | Team America: World Police

Daran Norris has been voicing characters in animation, film, tv, radio, and games for over three decades. He is also a busy on-camera actor and has appeared in over 100 television shows and films. He can be currently be seen as news anchor Johnny Frost on "iZombie" for the CW. Other recent ...

Favourite voice role: Seymour Smooth from WordGirl

36. Jeff Bennett

Actor | Enchanted

Jeff Bennett was born on October 2, 1962 in Houston, Texas, USA as Jeffrey Glenn Bennett. He is known for his work on Enchanted (2007), Johnny Bravo (1997) and The Penguins of Madagascar (2008). He has been married to Susan E. Welby since October 8, 1988. They have one child.

Favourite voice role: Ace from The Powerpuff Girls

37. Janice Kawaye

Actress | My Life as a Teenage Robot

Janice Kawaye was born on April 4, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Janice Hiromi Kawaye. She is an actress, known for My Life as a Teenage Robot (2003), Night of the Comet (1984) and .hack//G.U. Last Recode (2017).

Favourite voice role: Jenny Wakeman from My Life as a Teenage Robot

38. Candi Milo

Actress | My Life as a Teenage Robot

Candi Milo was born on January 9, 1961 in Palm Springs, California, USA as Candyce Anne Rose Milo. She is known for her work on My Life as a Teenage Robot (2003), Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004) and Pig Goat Banana Cricket (2015).

Favourite voice role: Nora Wakeman from My Life as a Teenage Robot

39. Nicole Sullivan

Actress | Meet the Robinsons

Nicole Sullivan grew up doing theater in NYC, then went on to study theater at Northwestern University. After moving to LA, her career started in 1995 when she got cast on "MADtv" (1995)_. Nicole then joined the cast of "The King of Queens" (1998)_ for 5 seasons, playing opposite Jerry Stiller. She...

Favourite voice role: Mira Nova from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

40. Corey Burton

Actor | Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Corey Burton was born on August 3, 1955 in West Los Angeles, California, USA as Corey Gregg Weinberg. He is known for his work on Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Batman: Arkham City (2011) and The Transformers: The Movie (1986).

Favourite voice roles: Brawn and Spike Witwicky from Transformers: G1

41. Jack Angel

Actor | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Jack Angel was born on October 24, 1930 in Modesto, California, USA as Jack T. Angel. He is known for his work on A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Toy Story (1995) and Treasure Planet (2002). He has been married to Arlene Thornton since 1984. They have three children. He was previously married ...

Favourite voice roles: Omega Supreme, Astrotrain, and Ramjet from Transformers: G1

42. Casey Kasem

Actor | Ghostbusters

Born As An Entertainer Casey Reigns From Michigan The Very Same Birthplace For Fellow Shaggy Voice Actor Matthew Lillard (Whom Both Casey & Matthew Do A Very Fine Smashing Job Voicing The Iconic Character) Debuted As A Radio Operator & Legendary Disc Jockey In His Early Days Was The Greatest & Most...

Favourite voice role: Cliffjumper from Transformers: G1

43. Dan Gilvezan

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Dan Gilvezan was born in south St. Louis, just a stone's throw (although you really shouldn't throw stones, it's not nice) away from the legendary Anheuser-Busch brewery. The oldest of three children, Gilvezan's penchant for performing became apparent at an early age when he began charging the ...

Favourite voice role: Bumblebee from Transformers: G1 and Devastation

44. Michael Bell

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Michael Bell was born on July 30, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), G.I. Joe (1985) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004). He has been married to Victoria Carroll since January 1, 1968. They have one child.

Favourite voice role: Sideswipe from Transformers: G1 and Devastation

45. Kath Soucie

Actress | Zootopia

Her vocal talents have enabled her to voice a wide variety of characters of all ages, from Fifi La Fume and Little Sneezer in Tiny Toon Adventures, to Dexter's mother in the popular cartoon Dexter's Laboratory, Grace in Bruno the Kid, Janine Melnitz in The Real Ghostbusters, Linka from Captain ...

Favourite voice role: Maddie Fenton from Danny Phantom

46. Wayne Knight

Actor | Jurassic Park

Actor Wayne Knight achieved television immortality assaying the role of the frenetic mailman "Newman", nemesis of the eponymous lead character in the classic TV series Seinfeld (1989). He also appeared in Jurassic Park (1993) as "Dennis Nedry" and in one of the most notorious scenes in American ...

Favourite voice role: Evil Emperor Zurg from Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

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