Brian Donovan

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Brian Donovan
Born (1967-01-19) January 19, 1967 (age 52)
OccupationVoice Actor
Years active1991–present
Notable credit(s)
Naruto Shippuden as Rock Lee
Alpha and Omega as Salty
Digimon Adventure 02 as Davis Motomiya

Brian Donovan (born January 19, 1967) is an American anime and cartoon voice actor residing in the U.S. state of California. Brian is best known for his role of Rock Lee from the critically acclaimed Naruto series.[1] He has reprised his role of Rock Lee in Naruto: Shippuden[2] and in 2010, he was cast as the voice of Salty in Alpha and Omega and its sequel.[3] Brian is also known as the lead role of Davis Motomiya from Digimon Adventure 02.[4][5]


Brian Donovan has been a professional actor for more than 25 years in film, television and radio. He has worked on-screen with such luminaries as Jim Belushi, Jim Carrey and Angelina Jolie. He has been the voice of countless animated heroes; currently as Rock Lee from the juggernaut hit, Naruto. Later this year, he can be seen in the indie film, Somebody’s Mother.

In addition, Brian has been the executive director of the Los Angeles Repertory Theater ( since 1994, producing and directing more than 50 inner-city high school workshops and live shows. He is also the creator, writer and producer of the Mighty Me Training Camp (, a top ranking children’s self-empowerment program streamed by Discovery Education for more than five years.

Brian currently lives in Los Angeles with his family and dog, Cosmo.


Animation/anime roles[edit]

Movie roles[edit]

Other roles[edit]

  • Mad Max – Additional voices[7]
  • Jetix – Promo/Commercial Announcer
  • Mighty Me - Training Camp – Creator/Show's Host


  1. ^ "Naruto: Ninja Destiny :: Voice Actor Interview (pg. 2)". Kidzworld. Retrieved 2016-12-25.
  2. ^ "Naruto Shippūden's Main English Dubbing Cast Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2016-12-25.
  3. ^ "Front and back of Alpha and Omega 2 DVD case". DVD Box. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  4. ^ "91.8 The Fan » Blog Archive » Kana's Korner – Interview with Brian Donovan". Retrieved 2016-12-25.
  5. ^ IncendiaryLemon, Author (2016-11-14). "Digimon: Digital Monsters Season 2". Anime UK News (AUKN). Retrieved 2016-12-25.
  6. ^ "Kitsunes96 on twitter". Twitter. February 5, 2019. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  7. ^ Avalanche Studios. Mad Max. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 5:40 in, Talent.

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