Frank Welker (b. 1946) is one of the most prolific cartoon voice actors of the last 30 years and played several leading roles on the Muppet Babies animated series: Baby Kermit, Baby Beaker, and (following the departure of Howie Mandel) Skeeter. Welker also voiced the animated, adult versions of Kermit and others in Little Muppet Monsters, and provided the voice of Kermit the Frog when he made a brief appearance on a Family Guy episode.
His first notable voice role was Freddy Jones on Scooby-Doo, a role he has reprised in most subsequent spin-offs and adaptations. His range extends to such varied characters as Slimer from The Real Ghostbusters, Megatron from The Transformers, Abu the Monkey in Disney's Aladdin, Hefty Smurf from The Smurfs, Curious George in the film and TV series of the same name, Dr. Claw and Brain on Inspector Gadget, and Santa's Little Helper (the dog) on The Simpsons.
Welker's ability to mimic animal noises is so uncanny that he's frequently used in live-action movies and TV shows. He voiced the monkey in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Darwin the dolphin on SeaQuest DSV, and the title role in Jim Henson Pictures' Buddy, as well as other animal sounds in Creature Shop films.
Since the death of his colleague Mel Blanc in 1989, Welker has performed Dino the Dinosaur in all Flintstones projects to use new audio for the character (the feature film The Flintstones being the most notable exception), and has portrayed Barney Rubble in most projects. He also occasionally voices Scooby-Doo in various direct-to-video and television productions, thus bringing his career full circle.
Franklin W. Welker (born March 12, 1946) is a veteran American voice actor. He is responsible for a broad spectrum of character voices, and other vocal effects that have appeared over the last 40 years in American television and motion pictures.
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Frank O. Welker was a United Nations Space Command civilian liaison at Luna OCS Academy in 2492. His civilian ID number was 8813-316-0955-G. On June 7th that year he sat on a Board of Inquiry at Luna OCS Academy, investigating a series of incidents which led to the impregnation of Admiral Konrad Volkov's daughter Inna Volkov. One cadet questioned was a young future-Admiral Preston Cole.
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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (video game), Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
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Frank Welker (born March 12, 1946) is an American voice actor. He is responsible for a broad spectrum of character voices, noises, and other vocal effects that have appeared over the last 40 years in American TV shows and movies. Welker is particularly noted for a wide range of non-verbal vocal effects, i.e., for aliens and (non-talking) animals.
Frank W. Welker (February 16, 1946-) is an American voice
actor god. Though it is but the tip of the iceberg, some of Welker's most notable roles include Fred from Scooby Doo, Ray and Slimer from The Real Ghostbusters, Santa's Little Helper from The Simpsons, Nibbler from Futurama, Dr. Claw from Inspector Gadget and that parrot that got eaten by the shark in Deep Blue Sea. He has also done nearly all the animal sounds recorded for cartoons in North America in the last few decades. Though he has given voice to numerous Transformers, he is particularly remembered for his portrayal of Megatron and Soundwave
Basically, if you haven't seen a cartoon with him in it then that's because you've never seen a cartoon in your entire life. Unless it was one of those public domain 1930s cartoons which sell for a buck at Family Dollar, of course.
Yeah, we're impressed, too.