David Holt (voice actor)

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David Holt
Born (1965-03-13) March 13, 1965 (age 49)
Birmingham, England, U.K.
Nationality British
Alma mater Birmingham School of Speech & Drama
Occupation Voice actor, actor, comedian, screenwriter
Years active 1994-present

David Holt is a British voice actor, actor and screenwriter.

Early life[edit]

Holt graduated from Birmingham School of Speech & Drama.[1]


Voice acting[edit]

Holt is noted for his role as Vervain in Watership Down as well as various other voices for the animals in Percy the Park Keeper, Oakie Doke and other voices in Oakie Doke, Policeman, farm animals, and Robin Hood in A Town Called Panic, and Pinky in The Pinky and Perky Show. He has also done other voice work in animation, promos, documentaries, films, TV, multi-media, computer games, children's toys, exhibition guides, announcements and audio books. He also has done some British commercials for companies like L'Oreal Kids, Guess Who? and Burger King.[2]

He played the voices of Jack Frost in the movie Rainbow Magic Return to Rainspell Island and the Bengal Tiger Shere Khan and Kaa in the TV series The Jungle Book.[3]


In his writing career he has been writing for various radio or television productions like In the Name of the Wee Man, Cold Call, Tales From The Tower, Proof Of The Pudding, Medium Rare and Beyond the Gravy.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Additional Voices
1996 Achilles
1998 Gilbert & Sullivan: The Very Models Richard D'Oyly Carte
1999 Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar Cacofonix English version
2008 A Fox's Tale Doofus - Knuckles English version
2009 Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva Marco Brock
2010 Rainbow Magic: Return to Rainspell Island Jack Frost
2011 Isle of Spagg Inger
Doctor Beez
2012 The Happy Wanderer Maitre D
2013 The Jungle Book: Return 2 the Jungle Shere Khan and Kaa Direct-to-video


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Hymen
Episode: "As You Like It"
1995 Oakie Doke Oakie Doke
Additional voices
All Episodes
1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation Captain Episode: "Creation and the Flood"
1997 Brambly Hedge Teasel Woodmouse
Additional voices
Episode: "Spring Story"
Soul Music Mr. Clete
Additional voices
1998 Wyrd Sisters Additional voices
1999 Little Monsters
Lavender Castle Captain Thrice
1999-2001 Watership Down Vervain
1999-2000 Percy the Park Keeper Additional Voices
2000 A Town Called Panic Policeman
Farm animals
Robin Hood
Additional voices
2003 The Day Britain Stopped Dominic Steel (Safety Compliance Manager, Heathrow) Mockumentary
2004 Who Do You Think You Are Dad TV movie
2005 Muffin the Mule Muffin All Episodes
2006 Pulling Bingo Caller Episode #1.1
2006-2007 The Magic Roundabout Doogal Main Role
2008-2009 The Pinky and Perky Show Pinky
Additional voices
2010 The Jungle Book Shere Khan
2011 Quiff and Boot Gene
The Hundred
TV movie

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role
1996 Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars Additional voices
2000 Sheep
2004 Fable
Dragon Quest: Journey of the Cursed King
2005 Ape Academy Monkey Yellow
Ape Escape 3
2010 Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails Narrator
2011 Ni no Kuni Additional voices
2013 Puppeteer General Snake
General Sheep


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