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October 2, 1962 [|
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Occupation||Voice actor, singer|
|Spouse(s)||Susan E. Welby (m. 1988)|
|Relatives||Collette Sunderman (sister)|
|Awards||Daytime Emmy Awards
2016 Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Transformers: Rescue Bots
2012 Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production
The Penguins of Madagascar
Jeff Bennett (born October 2, 1962) is an American voice actor and singer. His voice roles include Johnny Bravo in the television series of the same name, Petrie in the Land Before Time films and television series, Mr. Smee and Bones in Jake and the Never Land Pirates, The Man With the Yellow Hat in Curious George, Raj in Camp Lazlo, Kowalski in The Penguins of Madagascar series and various other characters in films, television shows and video games.
In 2012, Bennett was awarded an Annie Award for his role in "The Penguins of Madagascar", and in 2016 he was awarded an Emmy Award for his role in Transformers: Rescue Bots. He has been listed among the top names in the voice-over field.
Bennett's first role in the voice-over industry was Horace "I.Q." Boothroyd the Third in James Bond Jr.
Afterwards, more roles came which included Brooklyn in Gargoyles, Petrie in The Land Before Time series from the second film onward, Jitters A. Dog in Bonkers, Lord Camembert in Biker Mice from Mars, Roger Dearly, Lieutenant Pug and several others on 101 Dalmatians and Dexter's Dad in Dexter's Laboratory.
In 1995, he played what would be his best-known role, the title character in Johnny Bravo and Johnny Bravo and the Amazon Women in The What a Cartoon Show!. For the character, Bennett used an Elvis Presley impersonation, which was somewhere between the young and the older Presley. In 1997, Johnny Bravo was made into a television series. A cult hit show, it continued from 1997–2004, receiving praise and multiple Annie Award nominations, including one for Bennett.
He has also provided various voices in the animated series Freakazoid!, voicing characters such as The Huntsman, Cave Guy, Candle Jack, Lord Bravery, and many others.
Later, he did the voices of Drixenol "Drix" Koldriliff in Ozzy and Drix, Clay Bailey on Xiaolin Showdown, Mister Boss and Mister Fizz in Codename: Kids Next Door, Raj on Camp Lazlo, Principal Luna and Jan Rongetes (janitor and Swedish air guitarist) on Class of 3000, Azmuth in Ben 10 Alien Force and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Smee and Bones on Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and various other characters in movies, TV shows and video games.
Since 2006, Bennett has voiced the role of The Man With the Yellow Hat and also voices neighborhood farmer Mr. Renkins in the PBS Kids TV series Curious George. The series was awarded Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Children's Animated Program in 2008, 2010 and 2012.
Bennett has also done the voices of the Joker and other characters on Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Dorkus in Planet Sheen, several characters (Keswick, Larry and Ollie) on T.U.F.F. Puppy, Red Tornado on Young Justice, and Kowalski, Chuck Charles and the team's computer in The Penguins of Madagascar.
In 2012, he was awarded the Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting in a Television Production for his role as Kowalski. He was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award but lost to June Foray.
Bennett is married to Susan E. Welby since 1988 and has one daughter born in 1998.
|1991||Where's Waldo?||Additional voices|
|1991–1992||James Bond, Jr.||Horace "I.Q." Boothroyd the Third, Nick Nack, Oddjob, Pump|
|1991–1994||The Legend of Prince Valiant||Lord Maldon|
|1992||Raw Toonage||Jitters A. Dog|
|Batman: The Animated Series||H.A.R.D.A.C.|
|The Little Mermaid||Prince Eric||Episode: "Scuttle"|
|Tiny Toon Adventures||Additional voices|
|The Plucky Duck Show||Kevin Costner|
|1992–1993||Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa||The Cowlorado Kid|
|1993||Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories||Ticker the Clock||Episode: "Bootsie Barker Bites/Ruby the Copycat"|
|2 Stupid Dogs||Big Bad Wolf, Hot Rodney|
|1993–1994||Bonkers||Jitters A. Dog, Roderick Lizzard, Mr. Doodles|
|1993–1996||Rocko's Modern Life||Additional voices|
|Biker Mice from Mars||Lord Camembert, Mace|
|1993–1998||Animaniacs||Baloney, Mr. Flaxseed, Sherlock Holmes, Ernest Hemingway, additional voices|
|1993–1999||Rugrats||Ben, the Brother-in-Law, Best Man, Hip Guy|
|1994||A Hollywood Hounds Christmas||Dude, additional voices||Television film|
|1994–1995||Aladdin||Amin Damoola, Mozenrath|
|1994–1996||Phantom 2040||Maxwell Maddision, Jr.|
|Gargoyles||Brooklyn, Owen Burnett|
|1995||Skeleton Warriors||Joshua Steele, Grimskull, Baron Dark||Episode: "Long Live the King"|
|The Tick||Thomas Edison||Episode: "Leonardo Da Vinci and His Fightin' Genius Time Commandos!"|
|Bump in the Night||Gloog||Episode: "Love Stinks/Love's Labor Bumped"|
|1995–1996||Earthworm Jim||Peter Puppy, Narrator, Additional Voices|
|The Savage Dragon||Barbaric, Howard Niseman, Mako the Shark|
|Timon & Pumbaa||Natives, Toucan Dan|
|1995–1997||Freakazoid!||Cave Guy, Lord Bravery, the Huntsman, Candle Jack, additional voices|
|The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat||Additional voices|
|The Mask: The Animated Series||Eddie, Fish Guy, additional voices|
|1995–1998||Pinky and the Brain||Baloney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jerry Seinfeld, Leonard Shelton|
|1995–2000||Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries||Bertie, Dawes the Butler, Shecky White, Nohans, Pitu LePew, Mole, Fred Daily, Angua, Fog Dog|
|1996||Adventures from the Book of Virtues||Frog Prince, Samuel Washington||Episode: "Honesty"|
|Wing Commander Academy||Additional voices|
|The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest|
|Jungle Cubs||McCoy||Episode: "Hulla Baloo/Shere Bliss"|
|Quack Pack||The Great Dr. Horton Letrek|
|1996–1997||Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys||Orbitron / Aronus|
|Mighty Ducks||Duke L'Orange|
|1996–2003||Dexter's Laboratory||Dexter's Dad, additional voices|
|1997–1998||101 Dalmatians: The Series||Roger Dearly, Lt. Pug, Sgt. Tibbs, additional voices|
|1997–1999||The New Batman Adventures||Jack Ryder/Creeper, Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow|
|1997–2000||Pepper Ann||Dieter Lederhosen, Shelf McClean, Craig Bean|
|1997–2004||Johnny Bravo||Johnny Bravo, additional voices|
|1998||I Am Weasel||Dog Catcher||Episode: "I Are Good Dog"|
|Oh Yeah! Cartoons||Juanito, Man #1, Policeman||Episode: "The Ugly Duck-Thing"|
|1998–1999||Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain||Wally Faust, Baloney, additional voices|
|1998–2000||Histeria!||Napoleon Bonaparte, Lucky Bob, Alexander the Great, Jefferson Davis, David Labrador, Nicola Tesla, Job Counselor, additional voices||He only voiced Jefferson Davis in "The U.S. Civil War – Part II"|
|1998–2005||The Powerpuff Girls||Ace, Big Billy, Grubber, Major Man, Professor Dick Hardley, Squirrel (Fuzzy Logic), additional voices|
|1999||The New Woody Woodpecker Show||Pigeon Boss||Episode: "Downsized Woody"|
|The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs||Additional voices|
|Batman Beyond||Stewart Lowe/2-D Man, Cop, Zookeeper|
|Detention||Buzzsaw||Episode: "Capitol Punishment"|
|1999–2000||Mickey Mouse Works||Mr. Jollyland, Baby Shelby, Magical Mouse|
|2000||Poochini's Yard||Additional voices|
|Cartoon Cartoon Fridays||Johnny Bravo|
|2000–2002||Clerks: The Animated Series||Additional voices|
|2000–2004||The Weekenders||Tish's Dad, Pizza Guy, Percy, Lor's Dad, Manny, Mr. Cardigan, Miltie, Mr. Hassenfeld, Costume Store Guy, Shoe Salesman, Museum Docent, Earl, Jan the Man, Actor #1, Space Program Official, Reggie Trash, Zoo Keeper, additional voices|
|2001–2003||House of Mouse||Reluctant Dragon, Shelby, Mr. Toad, Policeman and Dennis the Duck|
|The Legend of Tarzan||Prof. Archimedes Q. Porter, Robert Canler|
|2001–2004||Samurai Jack||Additional voices|
|2001–2005||The Proud Family|
|2002||Totally Spies!||Great Kandinsky, Auctioneer, Edison|
|2002–2003||Whatever Happened to... Robot Jones?||Principal Madman, additional voices|
|2002–2004||Fillmore!||Mason, Plant Manager, Cowboy, Man #1|
|Ozzy & Drix||Drix, Butane, PB, Bubba|
|Teamo Supremo||Additional voices|
|2002–2005||Kim Possible||Adrena Lynn's Cameraman, Jerry, Desk Clerk, Emergency Pet Groomer, additional voices|
|2002–2006||The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius||Additional voices|
|What's New, Scooby-Doo?||Charles "Crunchy" Granville, Fritz, Mr. Keenan, Roderick Kingston, Writer, Mister B, Scar, Guard, Earnest Bailey, Sam, General Nessmeyer|
|2002–2008||Codename: Kids Next Door||Numbuh 4's Dad, Mr. Boss, Mr. Fizz, Destructo Dad, Principal Sauerbraten, Daddy|
|2003||Stuart Little: The Animated Series||The Crows||Episode: "A Little Bit Country"|
|The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai||Fadil|
|Time Squad||Johannes Gutenberg||Episode: "Ex Marks the Spot"|
|Duck Dodgers||Count Muerte, Victor Von Boogieman, additional voices|
|2003–2006||Lilo & Stitch: The Series||Fibber, Yaarp, Elastico, Slick, Hammerface, Ace, Woops|
|Xiaolin Showdown||Clay Bailey, Master Monk Guan|
|2003–2008||The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy||Additional voices|
|2004||Hare and Loathing in Las Vegas||Yosemite Sam||TV short|
|Duck Dodgers in Attack of the Drones||Daffy Duck|
|Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!||Robo-Ape Alfa||Episode: "Ape New World"|
|Brandy and Mr. Whiskers||Artaro|
|2004–2005||Dave the Barbarian||Narrator, Twinkle the Marvel Horse|
|Megas XLR||Skalgar, Drallag, Zarek|
|2004–2008||The Batman||Killer Moth, Ragdoll, D.A.V.E.|
|2004–2009||Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends||Bloppypants, Bendy, additional voices|
|2005–2006||The Buzz on Maggie||Principal Peststrip|
|2005–2007||American Dragon: Jake Long||Jonathan Long, The Hunstman, Jaren MacArthur, Councilor Kulde, Petite Messenger Fairy, King Hammer, additional voices|
|The Life and Times of Juniper Lee||Cletus, Skeeter Knommen Ghetit, Loki, Mummy, Mike|
|2005–2008||Camp Lazlo||Raj, Samson, Commander Hoo-Ha, Walrus, additional voices|
|2006||Danger Rangers||Henri Ennui, EMT, Factory Worker||Episode: "Medicine Mix-Up"|
|Loonatics Unleashed||Colonel Trench, Dr. Fidel Chroniker, Professor Zane|
|Me, Eloise||Additional voices|
|2006–2007||Shorty McShorts' Shorts||Frankie - Train Conductor|
|2006–2008||Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!||Dr. Phinius Phibes, Agent #2, Techie #2, Dr. Eisenhorn|
|Class of 3000||Principal Luna|
|The Emperor's New School||Ipi, Topo, Security Cam|
|2006–2009||The Replacements||Conrad Fleem, Shelton Klutzberry, Principal Cutler, additional voices|
|2006–2010||Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!||Additional voices|
|2006–2015||Curious George||The Man with the Yellow Hat, Mr. Renkins|
|2007||Afro Samurai||Foo, Hachiro|
|El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera||Senor Siniestro||Episode: "Fool Speed Ahead/Ballad of Frida Suarez"|
|Saul of the Mole Men||Clancy Burrows|
|Higglytown Heroes||Auctioneer Hero||Episode: "Big Pink Elephant Sale/Higglies on Horseback"|
|2007–2008||The Land Before Time||Petrie|
|2007–2009||Transformers: Animated||Prowl, Ultra Magnus, Captain Fanzone, Angry Archer, Soundwave, Mixmaster|
|Tak and the Power of Juju||Gremlin Juju, Chief Zogsnob, Colonel, "Traloc"|
|2007, 2010||Chowder||Thrice Cream Man||2 episodes: "The Thrice Cream Man", "The Firebreather"|
|2007–2011||Back at the Barnyard||Mayor, Youngblood, Horse, additional voices|
|2008–2009||The Spectacular Spider-Man||Montana, Shocker, St. John Devereaux, Bernard Houseman|
|Random Cartoons||Additional voices|
|2008–2010||The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack||Peppermint Larry, Lady Nickelbottoms, additional voices|
|The Secret Saturdays||Dr. Arthur Beeman|
|Ben 10: Alien Force||Azmuth|
|2008–2011||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Joker, Captain Marvel, Ultra-Humanite, Penguin, Abra Kadabra, Red Hood, Starman, Batman's singing voice(one episode)|
|The Mighty B!||Additional voices|
|2008–2013||Phineas and Ferb||Ben Baxter, Talking Zebra, Square Dance Singer, additional voices|
|2008–2015||The Penguins of Madagascar||Kowalski,The Red Squirrel, The Amarillo Kid, Frankie the Pigeon, Computer, Chuck Charles|
|2009–2014||Fanboy & Chum Chum||Boog, Lenny (Pilot only), Sigmund The Sorcerer, Mr. Hank Mufflin, Duke, Dollar-nator, Man-Arctica, Global Warmer, Necronomicon, Scrivener Elf, additional voices|
|Generator Rex||Meechum, Providence Agent|
|2010–2011||Sym-Bionic Titan||Steve "Babyface" Stevens|
|2010–2012||Ben 10: Ultimate Alien||Azmuth, Ghostfreak, additional voices|
|Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil||Billy Stumps|
|2010–2013||Planet Sheen||Dorkus, Grish, additional voices|
|Young Justice||Red Tornado, T.O. Morrow, Red Torpedo, Red Volcano, Wade Eiling, Jason Bard, Bernell Jones, Alfred Pennyworth, Abra Kadabra, Vulko, Dr. David Wilcox, Psimon|
|Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Gary, Professor Emmanuel Raffalo, Doodle McGuiness, Blaine LeFrank, Ugly Jimmy, Male Tourist, additional voices|
|Pound Puppies||Additional voices|
|2010–2014||Fish Hooks||Principal Stikler, additional voices||Replaced Jerry Stiller in Season 2|
|2010–2015||T.U.F.F. Puppy||Keswick, Larry, Ollie, Sharing Moose, Gorilla, additional voices|
|2010–2017||Regular Show||Party Pete, High-Five Ghost (season 1), additional voices|
|2010–present||Adventure Time||Choose Goose, additional voices|
|2011–2013||Dan Vs.||Additional voices|
|The Looney Tunes Show|
|2011–2017||The Fairly OddParents||Fairy Elder, Father Time, Big Willy, Merman, Red Leader Dog, Dogman, Catman, Fair Bear, additional voices||"Timmy's Secret Wish", "Dog Gone", "Cat-astrophe", Various episodes|
|2011–2015||Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness||Tong Fo, Anvil of Heaven Guard, Prisoner|
|2011–2016||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Mr. Smee, Bones, Clank|
|2012||Robot and Monster||Snap Winsome/Marf||Episode: "Anger Management"|
|Motorcity||Carter||Episode: "Threat Level: Texas!"|
|Gravity Falls||The Summerween Trickster|
|2012–2013||Green Lantern: The Animated Series||Tomar-Re|
|2012–2014||The Legend of Korra||Shiro Shinobi, additional voices|
|2012–2016||Transformers: Rescue Bots||Huxley Prescott, Mayor Luskey, Deputy Barney|
|2013||Teen Titans Go!||Ed||Episode: "Driver's Ed"|
|Ultimate Spider-Man||Mayor of Boston, Slam Adams, Grand Master, The Collector||5 episodes|
|Pixie Hollow Bake Off||Clank, Fairy Gary||Short film|
|Sofia the First||Farley||Episode: "The Floating Palace"|
|2013–2014||Beware the Batman||Simon Stagg, Robber #1, Store Keeper|
|Monsters vs. Aliens||Coverton|
|Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.||The Collector|
|2013–2016||Turbo FAST||Ace Gecko, Brahdhi|
|2014||Stan Lee's Mighty 7||Man in Black|
|Wander Over Yonder||Harvax, Brainz, additional voices||2 episodes: "The Timebomb", "The Big Job"|
|Ben 10 Omniverse||Kundo, Medic, Bryk||2 episode: "Rook Tales", "The Final Countdown"|
|2014–2015||The 7D||The Big Bad Wolf, Jack Flashback||2 episodes: "Big Bad Sneezy", "Leaf It to Sneezy"|
|2014–present||Sheriff Callie's Wild West||Cody, Mr. Dillo, Doc Quackers|
|Blaze and the Monster Machines||Additional voices|
|All Hail King Julien||Hector, Willie, Horst|
|2015||SpongeBob SquarePants||Charlton, Food Vendor, Fancy Fish, Fish in Long Pants, Old Fish||Episode: "The Sewers of Bikini Bottom"
Episode: "SpongeBob LongPants"
|The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar||Zazu||Television film|
|Mixels||Dribbal, Gurggle, Jinky, Camillot, Ranger Jinx||Two episodes: "A Quest for the Lost Mixamajig";"Every Knight Has Its Day"|
|2015–2016||Guardians of the Galaxy||Rhomann Dey||2 episodes: "Origins", "Space Cowboys"|
|Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!||Alistair Leventhal, Dr. Mezmit, Tour Bus Guide
|2 episodes: "Scary Christmas", "Gremlin on a Plane"|
|2015–present||Harvey Beaks||Doctor Roberts, Stempunk Fox, Stempunk Frog, Stempunk Butler, additional voices|
|Star vs. the Forces of Evil||Principal, Justin, Bearicorn, additional voices|
|Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||8 Ball, additional voices||Episode: "I'm Still Super/Balls!"|
|Pig Goat Banana Cricket||Additional voices|
|The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show||Mark Twain, Additional voices|
|2016||Sofia the First||Merlin||Episode: "Gone With the Wand"|
|Transformers: Robots in Disguise||Axiom and Theorem||Episode: "Brainpower"|
|Wabbit||Hubie, Bertie, additional voices||Episode: "Appropriate Technology"|
|The Powerpuff Girls||Ace D. Copular, additional voices||Episode: "Tiara Trouble"|
|Elena of Avalor||King Lars||Episode: "Royal Retreat"|
|Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures||Lt. Plumestriker, Nien Nunb, Ignacio Wortan||4 episodes|
|2016–2017||The Loud House||Mall Cop Captain, Ticket Seller, Mick Swagger, Coach Pacowski, Park Ranger, Narrator, Bill Bucky, Goon #1, Man||7 episodes|
|2016–present||The Lion Guard||Zazu||6 episodes|
|2017||Mighty Magiswords||Sir Grimmsibald Femursworth||Episode: "The Tom of Morrow"|
|2017–present||Bunsen Is a Beast||Bob, Bunsen's Dad and General Lance|||
|2017-present||Puppy Dog Pals||Johnathon, Cagey, Crumpet, Titus, Barry, and Quinty Mcsquinty||Recurring Role|
Video game roles
|2014||There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly||Dog, Artist||Audiobook|
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- "A Quest for the Lost Mixamajig". Mixels. Season 2. Episode 7. September 26, 2015. Cartoon Network.
- "Every Knight Has Its Day". Mixels. Season 2. Episode 8. March 5, 2016. Cartoon Network.
- "I'm Still Super/Balls!". Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. Season 1. Episode 9. April 6, 2015. Disney XD.
- Nickelodeon (January 26, 2017). "Nickelodeon Debuts Original Animated Series, Bunsen is a Beast, from Veteran Creator Butch Hartman on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT)" (Press release). Business Wire. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
- BioWare (2011-12-20). Star Wars: The Old Republic. Electronic Arts, LucasArts. Scene: closing credits, 9:50 in, English Cast.
- Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.