The Voice Behind The Iconic Cartoons
If you're like me, you woke up Saturday mornings as a kid, got yourself a bowl of cereal and watched Saturday morning cartoons. Every weekend you heard their voices but, never knew who they were. Well now you can put a face to the voice!
Mel Blanc- Basically every Looney Tune.
He was Bugs, Daffy, Sylvester AND Tweety bird, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Etc. Mel Blanc was one of, if not THE most iconic voice actors ever.
Frank Welker-Scooby Doo
Most well known as the voice of Fred and Scooby Doo on the iconic shows, Frank Welker is also known for his roles as Megatron in the Transformers series, and Nibbler on Futurama. You can see his elaborate career, here.
Tara Strong-Timmy Turner, Raven, Bubbles...
Tara Strong is one of the most sought after voices in Voice over work today, known for her roles in the early 2000's like Timmy Turner on the wildly successful Nickelodeon show Fairly Odd Parents, Raven on Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go! and Bubbles on Powerpuff Girls. She has a very extensive and successful career in the video game world as well.
Dee Bradley Baker-Just a whole bunch of stuff
This guy is an example of someones voice you've heard, but would not know it. He is basically every animal in an animated show. His voice has been featured on shows like, Avatar the Last Airbender, as Appa the flying bison, Klaus on American Dad, a ton of different monsters throughout his career, and most famously, and Perry the Platypus on Phineas and Ferb.
Dan Castellaneta-the Simpsons
Quite possibly one of the busiest people on this list, Dan Castellaneta is known for one show more than any others, the Simpsons, where he voices:
-Krusty the Clown
and various other characters.
He is one man with many voices.
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