Danny Jacobs (actor)

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Danny Jacobs
Born Daniel C. Jacobs Jr.
(1968-07-07) July 7, 1968 (age 50)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, voice artist, comedian, singer
Years active 1997–present

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).

Early life[edit]

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).[citation needed]


Awards and nominations[edit]

Jacobs was nominated for the 2010 Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Television Production for his voice role of King Julien in Merry Madagascar, but lost the award to Tom Kenny.[1]

He won a 2011 Daytime Emmy Award and 2015 Daytime Emmy Award for his voice role of King Julien in The Penguins of Madagascar and All Hail King Julien.



Video games[edit]



  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-24. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  2. ^ Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Season 2 Episode 27 closing credits
  3. ^ "Money Grandma". Teen Titans Go!. Season 2. Episode 4. July 3, 2014. Cartoon Network. 
  4. ^ "He Blinded Me with Science". All Hail King Julien. Season 1. Episode 7. April 3, 2015. Netflix. 
  5. ^ "Ocean in Motion/Explorer Exchange". Miles from Tomorrowland. Season 1. Episode 2. February 6, 2015. Disney Junior. 
  6. ^ "The Most Beautiful Cockroach in the World". Pig Goat Banana Cricket. Season 1. Episode 8. September 25, 2015. Nickelodeon. 
  7. ^ "BananaLand". Pig Goat Banana Cricket. Season 1. Episode 13. November 13, 2015. Nickelodeon. 
  8. ^ "Miles From Home". Ultimate Spider-Man. Season 4. Episode 3. February 28, 2016. Disney XD. 
  9. ^ "Strange Little Halloween". Ultimate Spider-Man. Season 4. Episode 20. October 1, 2016. Disney XD. 
  10. ^ "The Mines of Graballa". Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Season 1. Episode 2. June 21, 2016. Disney XD. 
  11. ^ "Behind The Voice Actors - Danny Jacobs". Retrieved August 16, 2016. 
  12. ^ "The House of Zemo". Avengers Assemble. Season 3. Episode 19. October 9, 2016. Disney XD. 
  13. ^ "Pretzel Logic". Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015). Season 2.5. Episode 3. November 5, 2016. Cartoon Network. 
  14. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 

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