Robert Axelrod (actor)

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Robert Axelrod
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Robert Axelrod, September 2008
Robert Axelrod

(1949-05-29) May 29, 1949 (age 69)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
OccupationVoice actor
Known forVoice of Lord Zedd

Robert Axelrod (born May 29, 1949; also credited as Axel Roberts and Myron Mensah), is an American actor who has been in several movies and lent his voice to television shows including Digimon, having started vocal acting for the English-language versions of anime in 1980.[2][3] Two of his best known roles was that of Lord Zedd, the main antagonist of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and Finster, the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers monster maker. He also portrayed a Paul McCartney look-alike on the popular sitcom, Family Matters, and more recently has appeared in several productions by comedy duo Tim & Eric.[4]



List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[1]
1999–2000 Digimon Adventure Wizardmon, Vademon
2000–2001 Digimon Adventure 02 Armadillomon, Ankylomon, Wizardmon, Shakkoumon (Shared with Dave Mallow)
Codename: Robotech Rico
Cowboy Bebop Dr. Londez As Axel Roberts
The Big O Colonel Gaust As Axel Roberts
Space Pirate Captain Harlock Dr. Zero
Gaiking Prince Darius, Additional voices


List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[1]
Spider-Man Microchip
Wowser Ratso Catso
Journey to the Heart of the World Scarface
Axelrod at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in 2012


Year Title Role Notes Source[1]
1990 Repo Jake (film) King
1991 F.A.R.T the Movie Minister
1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie Lord Zedd Voice
2000 Digimon: The Movie Armadillomon Voice [5]
2009 Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Ultraman King Voice
2017 The Clapper (film) Spider Parson Voice


  1. ^ a b c d e "Biography". Robert Axelrod official website. Retrieved August 9, 2016 – via
  2. ^ "Robert Axelrod Biography".
  3. ^ "Interview with Robert Axelrod".
  4. ^ "Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie press kit" (doc). pp. 8, 14. Retrieved August 8, 2016. The pieces feature two unique actors – Robert Axelrod and Tennessee Winston – two “Awesome Show” regulars. “Over the years, we’ve accumulated a bunch of friends who are actors in Hollywood that have a very special gift of making us laugh with these awkward performances.”
  5. ^ "Robert Axelrod". Retrieved August 9, 2016.

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