My top 50 favorite male voice actors

by comic_guy87 | created - 02 Sep 2011 | updated - 15 Feb 2012 | Public

My personal list of voice actors for their overall performances and range.

1. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born on March 12, 1946 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Franklin Wendell Welker. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

2. 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 ...

3. Jim Cummings

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

4. Rob Paulsen

Actor | Animaniacs

Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is an actor, known for 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 ...

5. Dan Castellaneta

Actor | The Simpsons

Dan Castellaneta was born on October 29, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Louis Castellaneta. He is an actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Space Jam (1996). He has been married to Deb Lacusta since 1987.

6. 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 80's and 90's as ...

7. Dee Bradley Baker

Actor | Phineas and Ferb

Dee Bradley Baker was born on August 31, 1962 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Phineas and Ferb (2007), American Dad! (2005) and Space Jam (1996). He has been married to Michelle Baker since 1990. They have two children.

8. Jeff Bennett

Actor | Enchanted

Jeff Bennett was born on October 2, 1962 in Houston, Texas, USA as Jeffrey Glenn Bennett. He is an actor, known for Enchanted (2007), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) and The Penguins of Madagascar (2008). He has been married to Susan E. Welby since October 8, 1988. They have one child.

9. Trey Parker

Music_department | South Park

Trey was born in Conifer, Colorado, on October 19, 1969 to Randy Parker, a geologist, and Sharon Parker, an insurance broker. He has an older sister, Shelley Parker. He met Matt Stone (co-creator of South Park (1997)) while attending the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he had a double ...

10. Matt Stone

Music_department | South Park

Matt Stone was born on May 26, 1971 in Houston, Texas, USA as Matthew Richard Stone. He is known for his work on South Park (1997), South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999) and Team America: World Police (2004). He has been married to Angela Howard since 2008. They have two children.

11. Keith David

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Keith David was born Keith David Williams in New York City's Harlem district, and was raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. He is the son of Dolores (Dickenson), a New York Telephone manager, and Lester Williams, a payroll operations director. As a child, he realized he wanted...

12. Phil LaMarr

Actor | Pulp Fiction

A Los Angeles native, Phil is a graduate of Harvard-Westlake School, Yale University and The Groundlings Theater and is perhaps best known as one of the original cast members of MADtv (1995) and as Marvin in Pulp Fiction (1994).

In addition to numerous appearances on stages across the country, in ...

13. Paul Frees

Actor | The War of the Worlds

Actor, composer, songwriter, voiceover artist and author. He joined ASCAP in 1956, and his chief musical collaborators included Tony Romano, Ruby Raksin, Walter Gross, and Ed Brandt. His popular-song compositions include "Hollywood Soliloquy", "The Clown", "Drowning My Sorrow", and "Voice in the ...

14. 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? ...

15. Edward Asner

Actor | Up

Ed Asner is a television legend, the winner of seven acting Emmy Awards (which puts him tied with Mary Tyler Moore, both of whom rank second to their "Mary Tyler Moore (1970) Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 nods for a ...

16. Joe Alaskey

Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the ...

17. Charlie Adler

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Charles is an Emmy Award winning Dialogue Director, Annie Award Acting Nominee, Dramalogue Winning Actor, Helen Hayes Award Acting Nominee and Casting Director. Successfully going from genre to genre, he has lent his Dialogue Direction talents to the remake of "The Nutty Professor" starring legend ...

18. Maurice LaMarche

Actor | Futurama

Maurice LaMarche was born on March 30, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Zootopia (2016). He has been married to Robin Eisenman since May 19, 1991. They have one child.

19. Phil Hartman

Actor | NewsRadio

Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, ...

20. Mike Judge

Writer | Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

Mike Judge was born on October 17, 1962 in Guayaquil, Ecuador as Michael Craig Judge. He is a writer and producer, known for Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) and King of the Hill (1997).

21. David Herman

Actor | Office Space

Comedian David Herman was born on February 20, 1967, in New York, New York. He graduated from LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts in 1985. He landed a role as one of the eight original cast members on Fox's late night sketch comedy show MADtv (1995). After spending two full seasons on the...

22. Steve Blum

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

Steve Blum was born on April 29, 1960 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Steven Jay Blum. He is an actor and writer, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren (2005) and Cowboy Bebop (1998).

23. Daran Norris

Actor | Team America: World Police

Daran Norris was born on November 1, 1964 in Ferndale, Washington, USA as Daran Morrison Nordland. He is an actor, known for Team America: World Police (2004), The Fairly OddParents (2001) and Bolt (2008). He was previously married to Mary Elizabeth McGlynn.

24. Richard Steven Horvitz

Actor | Psychonauts

Richard Horvitz began acting professionally at the age of 10. As a child, he appeared in numerous stage productions. Among the most notable, the musical "Oliver!", starring Dick Shawn and Stubby Kaye. Also as a child, Richard starred in numerous commercials and made many television guest ...

25. Bob Bergen

Actor | Space Jam

Bob Bergen was born on March 8, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on Space Jam (1996), Spirited Away (2001) and Duck Dodgers (2003).

26. Jess Harnell

Actor | Transformers

Jess Harnell was born on December 23, 1963 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Transformers (2007), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) and Animaniacs (1993).

27. 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 an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

28. Gregg Berger

Actor | Transformers: Devastation

Gregg Berger Bio

Gregg Berger Voice / Actor Transformers, The Garfield Show, Spaced Invaders, More! Gregg Berger is an American Voice / Actor, who is Internationally known for his iconic roles as GRIMLOCK in G1Transformers and Transformers Fall of Cybertron, and the brand newly released Rise of the ...

29. 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), Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) and G.I. Joe (1985). He has been married to Victoria Carroll since January 1, 1968. They have one child.

30. Clancy Brown

Actor | The Shawshank Redemption

A tall, wavy-haired US actor with a deep, resonant voice, Clancy Brown has proved himself a versatile performer with first-class contributions to theater, feature films, television series and even animation.

Clarence J. Brown III was born in 1959 in Urbana, Ohio, to Joyce Helen (Eldridge), a concert...

31. 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).

32. Billy West

Actor | Futurama

Billy West was born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William Richard West. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) and Space Jam (1996). He is married to Violet West.

33. John DiMaggio

Actor | Futurama

John DiMaggio was born on September 4, 1968 in North Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as John William DiMaggio. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). He has been married to Kate Miller since October 2014.

34. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force...

35. Charles Fleischer

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Charles Fleischer was born on August 27, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor, known for Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and Back to the Future Part II (1989).

36. John Kassir

Actor | Tales from the Crypt

John Kassir was born on October 24, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is an actor, known for Tales from the Crypt (1989), Pete's Dragon (2016) and The Three Stooges (2000). He was previously married to Julie Benz.

37. Josh Keaton

Actor | Hercules

Josh Keaton was born on February 8, 1979 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joshua Luis Wiener. He is known for his work on Hercules (1997), Voltron (2016) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004). He has been married to Elizabeth Melendez since May 30, 2009.

38. Will Friedle

Actor | Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Will Friedle was born as Will Alan Friedle on August 11, 1976, in Hartford, Connecticut. However, Will grew up in Avon, Conneticut, and went to Avon High School. Will also went to Occidental College. Will is a comedian, and he is probably best known for his starring role as the dumb yet creative ...

39. Jack Mercer

Actor | Popeye

His parents were actors, but Jack decided to pursue his love of art. He got a job as an inbetweener (rookie animator) at the Fleischer studio. Dave Fleischer happened to hear him singing the Popeye theme song in a funny voice, and asked Jack to try voicing one cartoon. He later became a writer at ...

40. Ron Perlman

Actor | Hand of God

Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.

Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, ...

41. Tim Curry

Actor | Congo

Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with ...

42. Kevin Michael Richardson

Actor | Lilo & Stitch

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...

43. Carlos Alazraqui

Actor | Planes

Carlos Alazraqui was born on July 20, 1962 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Carlos Jaime Alazraqui. He is an actor and writer, known for Planes (2013), The Fairly OddParents (2001) and Happy Feet (2006).

44. Neil Ross

Actor | Bay Rizz: The Man for You

Neil Ross is an actor, known for Bay Rizz: The Man for You (2010).

45. Harry Shearer

Actor | The Simpsons

Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953), followed by The Robe (1953). Probably best known for his Saturday Night Live (1975) gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and The Simpsons (1989)...

46. James Arnold Taylor

Actor | Star Wars: The Clone Wars

James Arnold Taylor's versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the voice-over industry. His voice is heard all of the world daily, and you would never know it's one person. His list of credits range from leading roles in major summer blockbuster films, starring roles in the ...

47. Fred Tatasciore

Actor | Kung Fu Panda 2

Fred Tatasciore was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Team America: World Police (2004) and Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren (2005).

48. Vic Mignogna

Actor | Star Trek Continues

Vic Mignogna was born on August 27, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Victor Joseph Mignogna. He is known for his work on Star Trek Continues (2013), Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2011) and Hagane no renkinjutsushi (2009).

49. Crispin Freeman

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Crispin is the oldest of three. He has a younger brother, Clark, and youngest sister, Cassidy. All three attended the Latin School of Chicago, where Crispin graduated in a class of 60 in 1990. Crispin had a Mac in 1985. To this day he is still an avid computer geek. He played no official team ...

50. Gilbert Gottfried

Actor | Aladdin

At the young age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City and, after a few short years, became known around town as "the comedian's comedian". After spending several years mastering the art of stand-up comedy, producers of the legendary NBC late-night ...