Neil Fanning

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Neil Fanning
Born (1967-04-12) April 12, 1967 (age 50)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation Voice actor, stuntman, actor
Children 3

Neil Fanning (born 12 April 1967) is an Australian voice actor, stuntman and actor. He is most known for voicing Scooby-Doo in both of the theatrical live-action international blockbusters, Scooby-Doo and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. Neil's entertainment career has spanned over 25 years and over 50 movie, television and commercial roles. Among his stunt credits are Daybreakers, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, and Ghost Ship. TV appearances include Sea Patrol and the 1998 TV movie Chameleon. Neil has also performed as an actor and stuntman on shows including Nim's Island, Peter Pan, and Jackie Chan's First Strike.

As an opening day entertainer in 1991, Neil performed for 14 years in the Police Academy Stunt Show at Warner Bros. Movie World on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia and was their Employee of the Year in 1997.[citation needed] Neil was the Manager of the Police Academy Stunt Show for many years and represented Movie World internationally performing shows in Asia.[citation needed] Neil was nominated as Australia’s International Performer Of The Year at the 1998 International Theme Parks Awards in the USA.

Neil was also a Stunt Driving Instructor for locally based company The Stunt Driving Experience and represented Warner Bros. Movie World performing as a High Speed Precision Stunt Driver for multiple shows from 1998 to 2001 as a feature of the on-track entertainment for the Gold Coast Indy 300 event in the early 2000s.[citation needed]

Neil also wrote and created The Brodie And Dad Show, a comedy Podcast of skits and stories with multiple voices and characters performed with his son Brodie that reached Number 3 on iTunes in 2010.

Neil is currently a Precision Drift Stunt Driver for Showtime Entertainment in the Hollywood Stunt Driver 2 Show - Inner City Rush, at Warner Bros. Movie World and is actively involved in the film and television industry.

Combining all his experience, Neil also continues to work and perform constantly in the Corporate Entertainment sector writing, producing and performing in live shows for major companies and local and state government departments.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
1998 Chameleon IBI Agent Stunts
2002 The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course Stunts
2002 Ghost Ship Stunts
2002 Scooby-Doo Scooby-Doo Voice
2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Scooby-Doo Voice

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Preceded by
Scott Innes
Voice of Scooby-Doo
2002–2004
Succeeded by
Frank Welker