Peter Kelamis

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Peter Kelamis
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Kelamis at Gatecon 2016
Born(1967-12-11)December 11, 1967
Occupation
  • Actor
  • stand-up comedian
  • impressionist
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)
Alannah Stewartt
(m. 2004)
Children1
Comedy career
Medium
Genres
Subject(s)impressions
Websitewww.peterkelamis.com

Peter Kelamis is an Australian–born Canadian actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist.[1] He is arguably best known for playing Tail Terrier in Krypto the Superdog, Dr. Adam Brody in Stargate Universe, Goku in Ocean's English dubs of the animated series Dragon Ball Z, and Rolf from Ed, Edd n Eddy.

Career[edit]

Some of his appearances on television were in Eureka, The Outer Limits, Corner Gas, Sliders, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Universe, The Sentinel, NCIS and The X-Files. Film appearances include; Happy Gilmore, Fear of Flying, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Best in Show, The Sport Pages: The Heidi Bowl, and Everything's Gone Green. He also had a recurring role in Beggars and Choosers.

As a voice actor, he replaced Ian James Corlett as the voice of Goku during 1997 in FUNimation/Saban's short-lived original dub of Dragon Ball Z, and also voiced Goku in FUNimation and Pioneer's 1997-1998 dub of the Dragon Ball Z movies Dead Zone, The World's Strongest, and The Tree of Might.[2] During 2000,[2] he reprised the role in an unrelated dub produced by Westwood Media and AB Groupe for the UK (and later Canada). He left in the middle of the Cell arc, with Kirby Morrow voicing Goku for the remainder of the production. Kelamis has since stated he would have continued voicing Goku for the rest of the series, but that he was under the impression that the dub was ending, when it was in fact merely on a temporary recording hiatus.[3] He has also famously voiced Rolf in Ed, Edd n Eddy as well as Whiplash in Iron Man: Armored Adventures. Kelamis originally auditioned to play the Eds as well as the other male characters in Ed, Edd n Eddy but did not land either role; instead, he was encouraged by voice director Terry Klassen to play the character of Rolf. He also voiced Reaper in the video game Devil Kings as well as provided the voice of Byrne in the CGI animation, Dreamkix.

Outside of acting, Kelamis also worked as a stand-up comedian,[4][5] he performed his very first stand-up comedy act in the fourth grade.[6] Kelamis made his first stand-up comedy appearance at the Punchlines Comedy Club in Gastown.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Kelamis is of Greek descent, and is Greek Orthodox Christian, having attended Saint George's Cathedral in Vancouver.[7] In 2004, he married his second wife, Vancouver-born Canadian actress Alannah Stewartt.[8] They have a daughter named Ariabella, born in 2009.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

List of acting performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sherlock Holmes Returns Respiratory Therapist
1994 Sleeping with Strangers Photographer
1995 Suspicious Agenda Police Photographer
1996 Happy Gilmore Potter's Caddy
1997 Jitters Angelo
The Right Connections Sales Guy
1997 Bliss Neighbor
1998 Voyage of Terror Purser Jennings
I'll Be Home for Christmas Conway, Bus Driver
1999 Can of Worms Intergalactic Cop (voice) [9]
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying Mazzo
2000 Best in Show Bartender Scene deleted
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie Dr. Comito
2006 Dr. Dolittle 3 Rodeo Announcer
2011 50/50 Phil
2012 The Cabin in the Woods Demo Guy #1
2014 Big Eyes Real Estate Guy
2017 Killing Gunther Rahmat

Television[edit]

List of acting performances in television shows
Year Title Role Notes
1991–1995 The Commish Clerk, Bellman Episodes: "Behind the Storm Door", "The Golden Years"
1994 Hawkeye Yves Episode: "The Siege"
1994–1998 The X-Files Assistant District Attorney Daniel Costa / Additional Roles 4 episodes
1995 Madison Mr. Stand Up Episode: "House of Cards"
Sliders Glenn Episode: "The Weaker Sex"
1995–1996 Strange Luck David Benton Episodes: "Hat Trick", "In Sickness and in Wealth"
1996 For Hope Writer One TV movie
1998 The Sentinel Ed Warner Episode: "Neighborhood Watch"
1998 The Net Bobby Episode: "Deleted"
1999 The Outer Limits Brain Wakefield Episode: "Joyride"
2002–2003 Stargate SG-1 Dr. Brent Langham / Coyle Boron Episodes: "Smoke & Mirrors", "Space Race"
2002 Corner Gas Bob Lang Episode: "Comedy Night "
2002 The Twilight Zone Lew Gallo Episode: "Dead Man's Eyes"
2004 The L Word Movie Type Episode: "Pilot"
2009–2011 Stargate Universe Dr. Adam Brody 9 episodes
2012 NCIS Bruce Johnson Episode: "Rekindled"
2015 Dr. Dimensionpants Motho / Alien Referee episode 16b (s2e2b) "Motho's Boy"
2016 When Calls the Heart Tobias Pope Episodes: "Forever in My Heart", "Heartbreak"
2017 iZombie Mr. Huntsman 3 episodes
2017–2018 Beyond The Man In The Yellow Jacket 17 episodes
2018 The Man in the High Castle Richie Episode: "Jahr Null"

Animated film[edit]

List of voice performances in animated feature and direct-to-video films
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys Foreman Elf Television film[9]
Barbie in the Nutcracker Pimm Direct-to-video[9]
2002 Barbie as Rapunzel Otto, Skinny Swordsman
G.I. Joe Spy Troops Polly Television film[9]
2006 Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses Brutus, Sentry #4 Direct-to-video[9]
2008 Bratz Baby Save Christmas Max, Dad
2009 Ed, Edd n Eddy's Big Picture Show Rolf Television film[9]
2010 Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale Spencer Direct-to-video[9]
2012 Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar Seymour Crider
2013 Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale Monsiur Philippe
2014 Barbie and the Secret Door Sniff
2015 Barbie in Rock 'N Royals Eddie
Open Season: Scared Silly Serge

Anime[edit]

List of dubbing performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone Goku English dub - Pioneer/Geneon & FUNimation
1997–1998 Dragon Ball Z Goku, Master Roshi Episodes 38–53
English dub - FUNimation & Saban Entertainment
1998 Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest Goku English dub - Pioneer/Geneon & FUNimation
Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might Goku English dub - Pioneer/Geneon & FUNimation
2000 Dragon Ball Z Goku Episodes 108–144
English dub - AB Groupe & Westwood Media
Key the Metal Idol Shuichi Tataki English dub

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances animated television shows
Year Title Role Notes
1994–1996 Hurricanes Additional voices 7 episodes
1995 The New Adventures of Madeline Additional voices Unknown episodes
1999 Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths and Legends Simon 'Fitz' Fitzpatrick 41 episodes
1999–2009 Ed, Edd n Eddy Rolf 46 episodes[9]
2000–2001 Action Man Ricky Singh-Baines 24 episodes
2000–2002 What About Mimi? Herbert Finkle / Lodeman / Mr. Greely / Additional Voices 39 episodes
2002 Super Duper Sumos Dr. Stinger 10 episodes
2003 Transformers: Go-Bots Mototron
2004–2007 ToddWorld Pickle / Oswald The Puppy / Vark 39 episodes
2005 Transformers: Cybertron Wing Saber English dub
2005–2006 Krypto the Superdog Tail Terrier / Bud & Lou 2 episodes[9]
2006–2007 Class of the Titans Granny Hercules / Old Timer / Orpheus / Melampus 10 episodes[9]
2007 George of the Jungle Narrator / Cousin Larry 13 episodes
Tom and Jerry Tales TV Announcer 1 episode[9]
2008 GeoTrax Captain Jim Episode: "Flying Lesson"[9]
Being Ian Mr. Greebl eConductor / Pop Delivery Man / Ivan / Negative Team Leader / Todd / Kirk Cleftchin / Cuppie 2 episodes[9]
2009 League of Super Evil Magenta / Miss Johnson / Mysterio Villaino / Mr. Lee 4 episodes[9]
Iron Man: Armored Adventures Whiplash / Marc Scarlotti 3 episodes
2010 Dreamkix Byrne / Pierre Pierre / Gazelle Captain 11 episodes[9]
The Twisted Whiskers Show Dine 10 episodes
2012 Action Dad Shortcut / Prince Eyeball / H.Q. Voice / Alam Voice / Director / Computor 7 episodes[9]
2013 Slugterra Primo Pesto Episode: "Slugball"[9]
2015–2018 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Fashion Plate / Big Daddy McColt / Hooffield Pony #1 / Vapor Trail's Dad 6 episodes[9]
2016 Beat Bugs Cockroach / Dr. Robot / Melvin / Uncle Wilbur 8 episodes[9]
2017 Beat Bugs: All Together Now Cockroach / Dr. Robot / Bug Magician TV-special[9]
2018 The Hollow Spider-Leader Episode: "Cocoon"
Polly Pocket Mr. Yamamoto / Mr. Huffman / Mr. Quidnunc Episode: "A Little Fright"[9]
2018–2020 Corner Gas Animated Announcer / Brandon / Clown #1 / Clown #3 / Computer Voice / Cuban Man / Doctor / Farmer Lawson / Long-Arm Charlie / Shakespeare / Silvio / Strung Up Body / Surfer Dude / Vampire / Worker Bee 7 episodes[9]
2019 The Dragon Prince Villads 4 episodes[9]
2020-2021 My Little Pony: Pony Life Saddle Bags Episode: "The Great Cowgirl Hat Robbery"

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes
2004 CSI: Miami Ron Preston
2005 Devil Kings Akechi Mitsuhide / Reaper [9]
Ed, Edd n Eddy: The Mis-Edventures Rolf
2013 Grand Theft Auto V The Local Population
Disney Infinity Randall Boggs [10]
2014 Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2004 - Video Premiere Award for Best Animated Character Performance - Nominated
  • 2007 - Leo award for Best Screenwriting in a Music, Comedy, or Variety Program or Series - Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willis, John (1 April 2006). Screen World: 2005 Film Annual. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 34–. ISBN 978-1-55783-668-7. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b Chance, Norman (2010). Who Was Who on TV, Volume 1. Xlibris Corporation.
  3. ^ 2018 Peter Kelamis Dragon Ball Z interview Youtube. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Episode Twenty-Five: Peter Kelamis". YVR Screen Scene.
  5. ^ "Peter Kelamis". Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Comedy West". comedywest.com.
  7. ^ "Peter Kelamis: Dragon Ball: Goku and Stargate: Adam Brody Interview, Australian/Canadian actor". Archived from the original on 21 December 2021 – via www.youtube.com.
  8. ^ a b "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "Peter Kelamis (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 15 April 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  10. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.

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