Bob Bergen

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Bob Bergen
41st Annie Awards, Bob Bergen.jpg
Bergen at the 2014 Annie Awards
Born
Robert Berger

(1964-03-08) March 8, 1964 (age 55)
NationalityAmerican
Other namesBob Bergan, Bob S. Berger
OccupationVoice actor
Years active1980–present
Websitewww.bobbergen.com

Bob Bergen (born March 8, 1964) is an American voice actor. He is the current voice of the Warner Bros. cartoon characters Porky Pig and Tweety Bird and formerly hosted Jep!, a kids' version of the popular game show Jeopardy!. He is also known for voicing characters in the English dubs of various anime.

Life and career[edit]

Bergen was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bergen is best known for his work with the Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes franchise as the current voice of Porky Pig and Tweety; however, he has also voiced Marvin the Martian and Speedy Gonzales.

Bergen is responsible for the voice of Arsène Lupin III for the Streamline Pictures dubs in the late 1980s and early '90s: The Mystery of Mamo (directed by Sōji Yoshikawa), The Castle of Cagliostro (directed by Hayao Miyazaki) and Lupin III's Greatest Capers (two TV episodes from series two directed by Hayao Miyazaki). He also played the part of No-Face in the 2001 Academy Award-winning movie Spirited Away and Kai and Masaru in the Streamline-dubbed version of the anime classic Akira.

He is also responsible for the voice of Luke Skywalker in over a dozen Star Wars video games as well as the Robot Chicken episodes Episode I, II and III, the voice of Wembley and the World's Oldest Fraggle for the animated Fraggle Rock, was selected to play the animated versions of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Link Hogthrob in the ill-fated Little Muppet Monsters, and also voiced characters of the day in the 1987–89 seasons of Muppet Babies.

He appeared as himself in interview segments of the documentary, I Know That Voice.[1]

He also voiced Wind-Up in Skylanders: Swap Force, Skylanders: Trap Team and Skylanders: SuperChargers.

Bergen has appeared on the ABC game show To Tell the Truth.

Filmography[edit]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source
1987 Fraggle Rock Wembley Fraggle, World's Oldest Fraggle Ep. "Wembley and the Bemble/A Fraggle for All Seasons" [2]
2001 Totally Spies! Ricky Mathis, Scientist, Worker #2 Ep. "A Thing for Musicians" [2]
2003–2005 Duck Dodgers Eager Young Space Cadet [2]
2006-2008 The Emperor's New School Bucky the Squirrel 27 Episodes
2006–2018 Robot Chicken Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Luke Skywalker
Roger Rabbit, Various other voices
2007 Loonatics Unleashed Pinkster Pig Ep. "In the Pinkester" [2]
2010–2014 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lama Su 3 Episodes
2011 The Looney Tunes Show Porky Pig [2]
2014 Avengers Assemble Winter Soldier Ep. "Ghosts of the Past" [2]
2015-2016 Triptank Chicken / Kooky / Egg 3 Episodes [2]
2016 Mr. Pickles Crime Man Ep. "Shövenpucker" 
2018 Dallas & Robo Grizzled Trucker Ep. "I Was a Teenage Cannibal Biker"
2018 Apple and Onion Santa Ep. Santa for Leo

Anime[edit]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source
1991 Rover Dangerfield Gangster / Animal Credited as Robert Bergen [2]
1996 Space Jam Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Marvin the Martian and Hubie and Bertie [2]
1997 Cats Don't Dance Additional Voices [2]
Hercules Thebian Man [2]
1998 Quest for Camelot Additional voices [2]
A Bug's Life Aphie, Male Ants [2]
1999 Tarzan Baby Tarzan and Snipes [2]
The Iron Giant George The Army Diver Sub [2]
Toy Story 2 Passenger #2 [2]
2000 The Emperor's New Groove Bucky the Squirrel [2]
2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Colonel's Soldiers, Male Lakota, Animal vocal effects ADR Group [2]
Lilo & Stitch Officer Additional voices
Credited as Robert Bergen
[2]
The Santa Clause 2 Comet
Treasure Planet Robot on ladder and Mr. Snuff Additional voices [2]
2003 Brother Bear Horrfied Fish Additional voices [2]
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Porky Pig and Charlie Dog [2]
2013 Escape from Planet Earth 3D Movie Guy [2]

Direct-to-video films[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source
1989 Akira Masaru, Kaisuke / Mitsuru Kuwata / Harukiya bartender Additional Voices
Streamline Dub
2001 Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase Eric Staufer
2006 Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Speedy Gonzales [2]
2008 Tinker Bell Fireflies [2]
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Bugs / Creatures [2]
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Additional Voices
2015 Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run Porky Pig [2]

Live-action[edit]

Video games[edit]

Shorts[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Result Show Character Category Award Show
2004 Nominated Duck Dodgers Porky Pig/Eager Young Space Cadet Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production Annie Awards
2011 Nominated The Looney Tunes Show Porky Pig Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Emmy Awards
2013 Nominated The Looney Tunes Show Porky Pig Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Emmy Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://io9.gizmodo.com/deconstructing-porky-pigs-stutter-1600565818
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa https://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Bob-Bergen/
  3. ^ Sucker Punch Productions. Infamous First Light. Scene: Closing credits, 1:18 minutes in, Additional Voice Acting by.
  4. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors.

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