Tony Anselmo

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Tony Anselmo
Born Anthony Anselmo
(1960-02-18) February 18, 1960 (age 54)[1]
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Occupation Voice actor, animator
Years active 1980–present
Known for The voice of Donald Duck

Tony Anselmo (born February 18, 1960)[1] is an American animator and cartoon voice actor. Since 1985, he is the current voice of Donald Duck. Anselmo was trained by the original voice of Donald, Clarence Nash. Anselmo has also shared voice-over duties (with Russi Taylor) for Donald's nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie since 1999. He voiced the nephews on Mickey Mouse Works and House of Mouse. (Taylor voiced the nephews in DuckTales, Mickey's Once and Twice Upon a Christmas, and Mickey's Speedway USA).

He attended the Character Animation program at the California Institute of the Arts.

Anselmo has also worked as a voice actor for the Kingdom Hearts series, which features Donald Duck as one of three main characters.

As an animator, Anselmo has worked on such Disney theatrical films as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Tarzan.

In September 2009, Tony Anselmo was named a Disney Legend.[2]

In 2011, Anselmo provided the voice of Donald Duck in the video game Kinect Disneyland Adventures.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joseph Walker (May 27, 1987). "An Utahn is the man behind Donald Duck". The Deseret News. Retrieved 2012. 
  2. ^ "2009 Disney Legends Award Recipients to Be Honored During D23 Expo in Anaheim" (Press release). The Walt Disney Company. September 1, 2009. Retrieved July 15, 2010. 

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