Oliver Wyman (actor)

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Oliver Wyman
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Oliver Wyman speaking on a panel on voice acting at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, New York on June 8, 2008.
Other names Pete Zarustica, Chick Peter
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1985–present

Oliver Wyman is an American voice actor and narrator who has worked on many animated features, television shows, and video games. He has also narrated over 150 audiobooks. He is an award-winning narrator that has won three Audie Awards from the Audio Publisher's Association, fifteen Earphone Awards from AudioFile Magazine, and two Listen Up Awards from Publishers Weekly.

He is also known under the alias of Pete Zarustica.[1] In anime and video games, Oliver is known as the voice of Drew from the Pokémon anime series, Morty Oyamada from Shaman King, and Big the Cat in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
2003 Shaman King Morty Oyamada [2]
2003 Sonic X Big the Cat [3][4]
2003 Pokémon Drew Advanced Generation series [5]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
2015 Lego Dimensions Big the Cat [6]

Awards[edit]

Audie Awards[edit]

Year Category Title Result
2001 Outstanding Inspirational/Spiritual It's Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong Won[7]
2006 Outstanding Non-Fiction, Unabridged The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman Won[8]
2009 Outstanding Non-Fiction Hot, Flat and Crowded by Thomas Friedman Won[9]

Earphone Awards[edit]

Year Title Result
2003 The Best Business Stories of the Year 2002 by Andrew Leckey Won[10]
2003 The Joy of Pi by David Blatner Won[11]
2003 A Million Little Pieces by James Frey Won[12]
2004 The Big Year by Mark Obmascik Won[13]
2005 The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman Won[14]
2008 Hurricane Punch by Tim Dorsey Won[15]
2008 Atomic Lobster by Tim Dorsey Won[16]
2008 Juggling Elepants by Jones Loflin Won[17]
2008 Leading Change by John Kotter Won[18]
2008 Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin Won[19]
2009 Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore Won[20]
2010 Annexed by Sharon Dogar Won[21]
2010 Interface by Neal Stephenson Won[22]
2011 Electric Barracuda by Tim Dorsey Won[23]
2012 WWW: Wonder by Robert J. Sawyer Won[24]

Listen Up Awards[edit]

Year Title Result
2003 A Million Little Pieces by James Frey Won[25]
2008 Hot, Flat and Crowded by Thomas Friedman Won[26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Browning, John Edgar; Picart, Caroline Joan (Kay) (2010-10-20). Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010. McFarland. ISBN 9780786462018. 
  2. ^ Browning, John Edgar; Picart, Caroline Joan (Kay) (2010-10-15). Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921–2010. McFarland. ISBN 9780786462018. 
  3. ^ "Oliver Wyman on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-01-07. 
  4. ^ "Oliver Wyman - Some of the characters that I've played... | Facebook". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-01-07. 
  5. ^ "Pros and Con Artists". Pokémon Advanced Challenge. Episode 10. Jan 7, 2017. Closing Credits. 4Kids.
  6. ^ "Oliver Wyman on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-01-07. 
  7. ^ "2001 Audies - APA". www.audiopub.org. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  8. ^ "2006 Audies - APA". www.audiopub.org. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  9. ^ "2009 Audies - APA". www.audiopub.org. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  10. ^ "THE BEST BUSINESS STORIES OF THE YEAR 2002 by Andrew Leckey Ken Auletta [Eds] Read by Eliza Foss Beth McDonald Jeff Woodman Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  11. ^ "THE JOY OF PI by David Blatner Read by Oliver Wyman Hank Jacobs Laura Dean | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  12. ^ "A MILLION LITTLE PIECES by James Frey Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  13. ^ "THE BIG YEAR by Mark Obmascik Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  14. ^ "THE WORLD IS FLAT by Thomas L Friedman Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  15. ^ "HURRICANE PUNCH by Tim Dorsey Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  16. ^ "ATOMIC LOBSTER by Tim Dorsey Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  17. ^ "JUGGLING ELEPHANTS by Jones Loflin Todd Musig Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  18. ^ "LEADING CHANGE by John Kotter Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  19. ^ "WINTERS TALE by Mark Helprin Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  20. ^ "PRACTICAL DEMONKEEPING by Christopher Moore Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  21. ^ "ANNEXED by Sharon Dogar Read by Oliver Wyman Joe Barrett Rachel Butera Jeremy Gage Peter Ganim LJ Ganser Elisabeth Rodgers Jay Snyder Eileen Stevens Suzanne Toren | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  22. ^ "INTERFACE by Neal Stephenson J Frederick George Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  23. ^ "ELECTRIC BARRACUDA by Tim Dorsey Read by Oliver Wyman | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  24. ^ "WWW WONDER by Robert J Sawyer Read by Jessica Almasy Marc Vietor Oliver Wyman Anthony Haden Salerno | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine". AudioFile Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  25. ^ "Listen Up Awards 2003". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  26. ^ "The Listen Up Awards: The Best Audios of 2008". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 

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