April 17, 1955 |
Rockford, Illinois, United States
|Occupation||Animator, actor, film and voice director, voice actor, writer|
Bill Kopp (born April 17, 1955 in Rockford, Illinois) is an American actor, director, animator, voice actor, and writer.
He studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts. In 1984, he won an Academy Award-Student Film/Animation for Mr. Gloom and in 1985, he won his second Academy Award for Observational Hazard.
Kopp animated the Whammy on the 1980s game show Press Your Luck, and voiced the title character on Nelvana's Eek! The Cat and Kutter in The Terrible Thunderlizards, which he created with Savage Steve Holland. He also voices Tom in the Tom and Jerry films Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars and Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry.
He created The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show and Mad Jack the Pirate, worked as an executive producer and writer for Toonsylvania, produced and directed the current Tom and Jerry cartoons, wrote Hare and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Incredible Crash Dummies and did the story on two Roger Rabbit Shorts; Tummy Trouble and Roller Coaster Rabbit. Was the writer/director/co-producer on Tales from the Crypt's series finale "The Third Pig".
He is also the director of most of The Twisted Whiskers Show episodes.
Kopp is also a regular on Cartoon Network's Mighty Magiswords providing the voice of Man Fish the Fish Man, a character creator Kyle A. Carrozza developed as a kid for Nintendo Power's then-contest for Robot Masters for the game Mega Man 6. Kopp's animation work, specially Shnookums and Meat, were Kyle's favorite as a kid.
|1985||Jac Mac and Rad Boy Go!||Rad Boy|
|Better Off Dead||animator|
|1986||One Crazy Summer||character designer
|1990||Roller Coaster Rabbit||story
|2005||Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars||Tom, Press Guy #1||writer
|Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry||Tom, Frank||writer
|1987||The Tracey Ullman Show||animator|
|1992–1997||Eek! The Cat||Eek, Pierre||creator
|1993/1995||The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show||creator
|1994||The Baby Huey Show||creative consultant|
|1995–1997||The What-A-Cartoon! Show||Yuckie Duck||voice actor|
|1996||Tales from the Crypt||writer
Episode 7.13: "The Third Pig"
|1998–1999||Mad Jack the Pirate||Mad Jack||creator
|2002||House of Mouse||writer
Episode 3.10: "Humphrey in the House"
|2010||'Til Death||Dolphin, Whale||Episode 4.21: "The Wedding"|
|The Twisted Whiskers Show||Mister Mewser, Jack||writer
|2011||Dan Vs.||Additional Voices||director|
|2016||Mighty Magiswords||Man Fish the Fish Man, Eel||voice actor|
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