John Stocker (voice actor)

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John Stocker
Born (1947-08-13) August 13, 1947 (age 66)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Voice actor

John Stocker (born August 13, 1947) is a Canadian animated voice actor. His career began in the 1970s, when he started voice acting.

Life and career[edit]

In 1973, he joined a comedy troupe called the Zoo Factory, whose members consisted of Dan Hennessey, Bruce Gordon, Harriet Cohen and Jerelyn Homer.

On television, Stocker played the voice of Beastly, the clumsy and frantic but smart villain on the Nelvana version of the Care Bears television series The Care Bears.

He and Zoo Factory alumni Dan Hennessey appeared as Thomson and Thompson on The Adventures of Tintin.

In the film industry, he voiced the Cheshire Cat, as well as The Wizard's assistant Dim, in 1987's The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland, and he played a character named Sol in 1993's Look Who's Talking Now.

He was also the voice director on Beyblade, Medabots, Committed, Pandalian, Sailor Moon, Caillou, The Amazing Spiez!, Animated Tales of the World, Rob the Robot, Totally Spies!, Totally Spies! The Movie, Plop!, Mona the Vampire, Martin Mystery, What It's Like Being Alone, The Goal, Zeroman, Strawberry Cafe, Monster Buster Club, Chuck and Friends, Papaya Bull, The Magic Hockey Skates, Zac and Penny, Fugget About It, RedaKai: Conquer the Kairu, Ella the Elephant, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, Flack, Ky Staxx, The Mulligans, Di-Gata Defenders, Mike the Knight, Dr. Dimensionpants, Timoon and the Narwhal, Nightfall (radio series) and Microfriends.

Stocker is one of the few voice actors to appear in all three of the Super Mario Bros. animated series with one of the characters that he had voiced being Toad. He has also done voices for many video games including Jagged Alliance 2, Naruto, Hype: The Time Quest, Spawn: In the Demon's Hand, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business and Silent Storm as well as voice directing Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle, Medabots Infinity, Sentinel: Descendants in Time and Magna Carta: Tears of Blood.

Currently, Stocker lives near Toronto in Bowmanville, Ontario on 21 acres (8.5 ha) of rural land with his wife, Tara, and his daughter Bailey. He is also at present a member of Toronto's VoiceWorks.

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