Richard McGonagle

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Richard McGonagle
Born (1946-10-22) October 22, 1946 (age 68)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation Actor, Voice actor
Years active 1979–present

Richard Francis McGonagle (born October 22, 1946) is an American actor and voice actor.

Life and career[edit]

McGonagle was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Hildagard Virginia (née Hiller) and William Francis McGonagle.[1]

As a voice actor he has done many roles such as Four Arms and Exo-Skull on Ben 10, several voices on the show Samurai Jack, as Bato, a secondary character from the Nickelodeon show Avatar: The Last Airbender, various people in Zatch Bell, Bill the Wrangler in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Dr. I.Q. Hi in Duck Dodgers, Apocalypse in X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse, the second voice of General Grievous in Star Wars: Clone Wars, Ed Machine in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Abin Sur in Green Lantern: First Flight, and various teachers in Recess. He was one of the voice directors on Beyblade, and did various voices on Rugrats and All Grown Up! and adult voices on The Buzz On Maggie.He also provided the voice of the Oracles in Jak 3 and voiced Dr. Peace in No More Heroes, and Eight-Armed Willy in The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, also voiced Herb(Starla's Father) in Regular Show.

He has also voiced in video games such as Baten Kaitos Origins, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Just Cause (video game), The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, and as narrator in the 2013 remake of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. In film, he appeared in The Bucket List for Warner Bros. Pictures. He narrated the acclaimed indie film (500) Days of Summer, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel. And he has also narrated a number of audiobooks, including the New York Times bestseller The Dark Side, by New Yorker journalist Jane Mayer.

In television, he has appeared in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation and two episodes of Star Trek: Voyager.[2] He played the recurring character Judge Lathrop on the crime drama Close to Home and provided the voice of Sanders on the sitcom Community, in the second-season episode "Basic Rocket Science". He appeared in the TV series Rules of Engagement as a doctor. And quite ironically and surprisingly, in a media fate of coincidence, he also appeared in the movie of the same name but of quite a different subject matter, "Rules of Engagement," many years earlier in 2000 as the presiding judge at a court-martial. [3]

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