Pat Fraley

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Pat Fraley
Patrick Fraley w TLM 103.jpg
Born Patrick Howard Fraley
(1949-02-18) February 18, 1949 (age 65)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1979–present
Agent Cunningham, Escott, Slevin and Doherty
Spouse(s) Renee Zimmerman (1979-present)
Children Patrick Richard Fraley (1985-2009)
Harrison Driggs Fraley (born 1986)
Henry Howard Fraley (born 1988
Ford Franklin Fraley (born 1990)
Website
http://www.patfraley.com

Patrick Howard "Pat" Fraley (born February 18, 1949) is an American voice actor/artist, and voice over teacher who is best known as the voice of Krang, Casey Jones, Baxter Stockman and numerous other characters from the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated television series. He is also a member of Voice and Speech Trainers of America.

Career[edit]

His first role was in 1979, in Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood where he supplied additional voices.

In 1985, he voiced Ace on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and Hillbilly Jim on Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling. He played Slick the Turtle on ABC's The Littles. He later did the voices of Coach Frogface and Sludge on Galaxy High. A versatile voice artist n 1987, Fraley voiced 52 characters on animated TV series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Al, Army Colonel, Antrax, Bully, Clown, Electrozapper, Erik/Erk Krang, Casey Jones, Cheese Shop Owner, Dippy, Baxter Stockman, Barney Stockman, Gas Station Worker, The Great Boldini, Jewelry Store Salesman, Joey, Hans, Zak the Nutrino, Granitor, Burne Thompson, Kazuo Saki, Library Security Guard, Maitre'd, Man with Cotton Candy, Mr. Reilly, Napoleon Bonafrog, Nasty Krangazoid, Obento, Rich Man, Police Chief, Policeman, Professor Mindbender, Raptor, Ray,Rodney's butler, Sailor, Scaredy Krangazoid, Scumbug, Seymour/Security Guard, Short Criminal, Sergeant O'Flaherty, Shogun, Slash, Smarty Krangazoid, Titanus, Turtle Cab Driver, Wally Cleaver, and Vernon Fenwick.

In the 1980s and 1990s he appeared in guest roles on animated series such as Denver, the Last Dinosaur, Garfield and Friends, The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat, Little Clowns of Happytown, The New Yogi Bear Show, Filmation's Ghostbusters, Goof Troop, Bonkers, Gargoyles, Yo Yogi!, Batman: The Animated Series, Bobby's World, The Tick, James Bond Jr., The Mask: The Animated Series, The Little Mermaid, and The Angry Beavers.

Pat voiced the title character in BraveStarr, Fireball in Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs, Cousin It in The Addams Family, Max Ray in Ruby Spears' The Centurions, Lurky, Buddy Blue, On-X and Evil Force in Rainbow Brite, young Scrooge McDuck and Sir Guy Standforth in DuckTales, Gwumpki in Quack Pack, Sniff in Space Cats and as Wildcat in TaleSpin. He also voiced Kyle the Cat on The Tom and Jerry Kids Show and lead character, Marshal Moo Montana in Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa.

In 2004, Fraley appeared on Nickelodeon's My Life as a Teenage Robot and ChalkZone. The following year, he had a minor role in Disney's animated film The Wild and also voiced Fred's uncle Karl on an episode of What's New, Scooby-Doo?. He also had a role on camera as Mr. Harris in 'Til Death and did voices in the two live-action films The High Crusade and The Fisher King.

Patrick substituted for Tim Allen in the early years as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in various video and computer games, merchandise, attractions, and the Disney On Ice Disneyland Adventure.

He has voiced roles in Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Chicken Little, Tangled, Happy Feet Two and performed ADR work for films such as The Muppets, and Lincoln.

Personal life[edit]

Patrick Fraley began teaching voice in 1974 and teaches across North America.

He grew up in the Mormon faith but became a born again Christian later in life. He is married and had four sons. He lives in Hollywood, California. He is good friends with fellow actors Edward Asner, and Brad Garrett.

He holds an MFA degree in Acting from Cornell University.

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