George Buza

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George Buza
Born (1949-25-07) January 7, 1949 (age 65)
Cleveland, Ohio
Other names George Busa
Occupation Actor
Years active 1975–present

George Buza (born January 7, 1949) is an American-born Canadian actor who is best known for voicing Beast in the X-Men Animated Series.


Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he moved to Toronto, Ontario as a young man and became a Canadian citizen in 1998. He appeared as Chief Jake McKenna multiple times in the TV series Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show. In addition, he portrayed the older brother of Sinbad, Doubar in The Adventures of Sinbad TV series. He also makes a small appearance as a trucker in 2000's X-Men movie. George is a former cast member of the Red Green Show. George was also in episode 11 of TVOntario's Read All About It, titled "Voices in the Park". He played Barry, an actor. George had a recurring role on the syndicated Mutant X. George Buza was also an extra in the movie Diary of The Dead by George Romero.


He was probably best known for voicing Beast in the X-Men Animated Series. He also reprised the role in the video game X-Men: Children of the Atom.

Voice Credits
Year Title Role Notes
1992 – 1997 X-Men Animated Series Beast [1]
1994 Spider-Man Beast [2]
2001 Beyblade Grandpa [3]
Film Credits
Year Title Role Notes
2000 X-Men Trucker [4]
2002 Men With Brooms Stuckmore [5]

George has also provided character voices in other animated TV series such as Franny's Feet, Storm Hawks, Star Wars: Ewoks, Star Wars: Droids, Dog City, Little Shop, Hammerman, The Adventures of Tintin, The Neverending Story, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, Babar, Time Warp Trio, Iggy Arbuckle, Power Stone, Medabots, Pippi Longstocking, Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, Ned's Newt, Blazing Dragons, Flash Gordon, Birdz, The Dumb Bunnies, Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase, Planes, Bob and Margaret, Sam & Max: Freelance Police, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Kassai and Leuk, Police Academy: The Animated Series, Free Willy, Bad Dog, Tales from the Cryptkeeper, Corduroy, Chilly Beach, C.O.P.S., The Magic School Bus, Rescue Heroes, Grossology, Pecola, Stickin' Around, Medabots, Little Bear, Dinosaucers, Sylvanian Families, Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks, Highlander: The Animated Series, Silver Surfer, The Avengers: United They Stand, Beverly Hills Teens, Rolie Polie Olie, Anatole, Starcom: The U.S. Space Force, Sailor Moon, Knights of the Zodiac, Donkey Kong Country, Rupert, Redwall, Cyberchase, George Shrinks, ALF: The Animated Series, Mr. Men and Little Miss, Bedtime Primetime Classics, Blaster's Universe, Maggie and the Ferocious Beast, Mischief City, Delta State, Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, Ultraforce, Odd Job Jack, What It's Like Being Alone, Monster by Mistake and Atomic Betty.

He also narrated the opening title and voiced several characters in Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors.

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 1992 he was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (Individual or Ensemble) (Maniac Mansion, 1990). He was nominated again in 2001 for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (The Red Green Show 1991).


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