Four Great Voice Actors
See that guy at the upper left? That's one of the all-time best voice actors, a great teacher and a wonderful
human. Here's your chance to read all about the voice of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Snagglepuss and so many more...
She's the First Lady of Cartoon Voicing, the voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Natasha Fatale, Granny and dozens
more. This is the story of how she was recently honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was a glorious day as half the
industry turned out to honor and applaud...
He practically invented the cartoon voice business, and no one's ever done it better: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Barney
Rubble, Woody Woodpecker, Tweety, Sylvester, Pepe Le Pew, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Heathcliff, sometimes Elmer Fudd and countless others.
If you're going to have a web page devoted to the great thespians of the animation field, you have to start with...
"Rat's right, Reorge!" That's Astrospeak for "That's right, George" — i.e., George Jetson's
pooch talking to him. Astro was but one of dozens of star dogs who were voiced and/or barked by one of the most versatile voice actors the
business has ever known...
Acting Without Make-Up
If you haven't figured it out by now, here at this website, we're kinda interested in cartoon voices — past and present.
Here are some columns on the subject.
Here we address the business of doing voices for animated cartoons — how it works and how to get in. WARNING:
THESE PIECES ARE NOT ENCOURAGING. But if you're really serious about it, here's some info that might help...
You may not know his name but he had a fabulous career on radio — he was the guy Jack Benny was always running into; the man who
said, "Yessssss?" — and he was on pert near every major situation comedy of the fifties and sixties. One of his last roles was in a
cartoon that I wrote. So here's a story about...
"Hello. This is Garfield, Your Cat..."
He was the voice of Garfield the Cat and Carlton the Doorman, and a very talented writer and producer. He was also one of the
most creative men we'd ever met — so it was a wrench to have to say farewell to...
For reasons you can probably guess, it has become necessary to institute the following policy: Please do not send
me voice demos or requests to hear your samples or to hire you or to refer you to an agent. I get way too much of this.