Danny Jacobs (actor)
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Daniel C. Jacobs Jr.|
July 7, 1968
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actor, voice artist, comedian, singer|
Daniel C. Jacobs Jr. (born July 7, 1968) is an American actor, voice artist, comedian and singer best known as the voice of King Julien in The Penguins of Madagascar (2008), Merry Madagascar (2009), and All Hail King Julien (2014), substituting for Sacha Baron Cohen. In Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012), he provided Julien's singing voice in the soundtrack. Jacobs also impersonated Baron Cohen's character Borat Sagdiyev in Epic Movie (2007).
Jacobs was born in Detroit, Michigan. He is the sixth of seven children. Jacobs attended St. Matthew Elementary School, Bishop Gallagher High School (which later merged with St. Florian High School to become Trinity Catholic High School), Wayne State University and the University of Arizona (where he majored in musical theatre).
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Awards and nominations
- 2010: Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Television Production – Nominated
- 2011: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program – Won
- 2015: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program – Won
- Get the Hell Out of Hamtown (1999)
- Full Blast as Curt (voice) (uncredited) (1997)
- Grounds Zero as Omar (2006)
- The Mikes as Paramedic (2006)
- Epic Movie as Borat Sagdiyev/Pirate With Eye Patch (2007)
- Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa as Tourist with New York T-Shirt (voice) (2008)
- Batman: Year One as Arnold John Flass' Attorney (voice) (2011)
- Justice League: Doom as Special Agent Porter (voice) (2012)
- Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted as King Julien XIII (singing voice in soundtrack only)/Croupier/Circus Master (voice) (2012)
- Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox as Grifter / Captain Cold (2013)
- Penguins of Madagascar as King Julien XIII (voice, replacing Sacha Baron Cohen)
- Olive, the Other Reindeer (voice) (1999)
- Futurama as Additional Voices (voice; uncredited) (1999)
- Mad Men as Yoram Ben Shulhai (1 episode; 2007)
- The Penguins of Madagascar as King Julien XIII/Roy/Additional Voices (2008–2015)
- Phineas and Ferb as Additional Voices
- Merry Madagascar as King Julien XIII (voice; 2009)
- Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil as Rowdy Remington (voice) (2010–2012)
- Ben 10: Ultimate Alien as Captain / Police Dispatch / Dr. Pervis (voice) (2012)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Snake/Snakeweed (voice) (2012)
- Madly Madagascar as King Julien XIII (voice) (2013)
- Teen Titans Go! as George Washington (voice) (2014)
- All Hail King Julien as King Julien XIII/Pancho (voice) (2014–2017)
- Miles from Tomorrowland as Admiral Watson/Additional Voices (voice) (2015)
- Pig Goat Banana Cricket as Barbershop Quartet/Cuddles Jr./Lasagna/Townperson #2 (voice) (2015)
- Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6 as Baron Mordo/Additional Voices (2016)
- Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures as Raam/Yeppau (voice) (2016)
- Avengers: Ultron Revolution as Heinrich Zemo (voice; 2016)
- Transformers: Robots in Disguise as Brother Gunter (voice; 2016)
- Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa as King Julien XIII (voice; 2008)
- Batman: Arkham Asylum as Victor Zsasz/Frank Boles/Masked Guard #1/Robert Sterling (voice; 2009)
- Madagascar Kartz as King Julien XIII (voice; 2009)
- The Godfather 2 as Hyman Roth (voice; 2009)
- Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet as Annihilus Bugs (voice; 2010)
- Batman: Arkham City as Victor Zsasz (voice; 2011)
- Madagascar 3: The Video Game as King Julien (voice; 2012)
- Skylanders: SuperChargers as Additional Voices (voice; 2015)
- "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)," performing as King Julien XIII's singing voice (2012)
- "Wannabe," performing as King Julien XIII's singing voice (2012)
- "Hot in Herre", performing as King Julien XIII's singing voice (2012)
- "Afro Circus/ I Like to Move It," performing as King Julien XIII's singing voice, along with Marty (Chris Rock) (2012)
- All songs featured here are attributed to the soundtrack of Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-24. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Season 2 Episode 27 closing credits
- "Money Grandma". Teen Titans Go!. Season 2. Episode 4. July 3, 2014. Cartoon Network.
- "He Blinded Me with Science". All Hail King Julien. Season 1. Episode 7. April 3, 2015. Netflix.
- "Ocean in Motion/Explorer Exchange". Miles from Tomorrowland. Season 1. Episode 2. February 6, 2015. Disney Junior.
- "The Most Beautiful Cockroach in the World". Pig Goat Banana Cricket. Season 1. Episode 8. September 25, 2015. Nickelodeon.
- "BananaLand". Pig Goat Banana Cricket. Season 1. Episode 13. November 13, 2015. Nickelodeon.
- "Miles From Home". Ultimate Spider-Man. Season 4. Episode 3. February 28, 2016. Disney XD.
- "Strange Little Halloween". Ultimate Spider-Man. Season 4. Episode 20. October 1, 2016. Disney XD.
- "The Mines of Graballa". Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Season 1. Episode 2. June 21, 2016. Disney XD.
- "Behind The Voice Actors - Danny Jacobs". Retrieved August 16, 2016.
- "The House of Zemo". Avengers Assemble. Season 3. Episode 19. October 9, 2016. Disney XD.
- "Pretzel Logic". Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015). Season 2.5. Episode 3. November 5, 2016. Cartoon Network.
- Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors.