Seth MacFarlane filmography

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MacFarlane at the San Diego Comic-Con International, July 2012

Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, comedian, and singer.[1] MacFarlane began his career has an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television series, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory, I Am Weasel, and created a sequel to his college thesis film Larry & Steve.

Since 1999, MacFarlane has served has creator, writer, executive producer, and lead voice actor in the adult animated sitcom Family Guy on FOX. He voices the characters of Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin and among other characters. The series has garnered critical acclaim with critics and audiences and has won numerous awards. Since then MacFarlane has co-created, co-writes, executive produces, and lead voices in FOX's American Dad! and wrote, co-created, executive produced, and had a supporting voice role in The Cleveland Show, which was a spin-off of Family Guy. In 2012, MacFarlane made his feature film directorial debut with Ted, a fantasy comedy which was well received by critics and audiences. He went on to act, write, produce, and direct two features for Universal Studios—the western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and a sequel to his first film Ted 2 (2015). He has also appeared in the films Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009), The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2010), Tooth Fairy (2010), Movie 43 (2013), and Sing (2016).

MacFarlane has received numerous awards and nominations for his work on film, television, music, and video games. He has also received nineteen Emmy Award nominations, winning two for Family Guy. His directorial film debut in Ted earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. In addition, he has received four Grammy Award nominations and two British Academy of Film and Television Arts among others.

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Works that have not yet been released Denotes works that have not yet been released

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
1995 The Life of Larry Larry, Steve, Lois (voice) / Himself Student film [2]
2005 Inside the CIA Stan Smith, Roger (voice) Short film [3]
2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Stewie Griffin, Peter Griffin, Brian Griffin, Various voices Also executive producer [4]
2006 Life is Short Dr. Ned Short film [5]
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Johann Kraus (voice) [6]
2008 The Negotiating Table Alan Richdale (voice) Short film [7]
2009 Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder Mars Vegas Singer (voice) [8]
2010 The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! I.S.R.A.E.L. (voice) [9]
2010 Tooth Fairy Ziggy [10]
2011 Trek Nation Himself Documentary [11]
2012 Ted Ted (voice) Also director, writer, producer [12]
2013 Movie 43 Himself Cameo [13]
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Albert Stark Also director, writer, producer [14]
2015 Ted 2 Ted (voice) Also director, writer, producer [15]
2016 Sing Mike (voice) [16]
2017 Logan Lucky Work has yet to be released

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Post-production [17]

As executive producer[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2015 This Changes Everything Executive producer Documentary [18]

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Notes Ref(s)
1997 What a Cartoon! Larry, Steve (voice) Episode: "Larry & Steve" [19]
1999–2003,
2005–present
Family Guy Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin, Glenn Quagmire, Various voices Also creator, executive producer, writer [20]
2002–2003 Gilmore Girls Zach, Bob Merriam 2 episodes [21]
2003 Will & Grace Pencil Sharpener (voice) Episode: "Fagmalion Part II: Attack of the Clones" [22]
2003 Aqua Teen Hunger Force Wayne the Brain (voice) Episode: "Super Trivia" [23]
2003 The Pitts Radio voice Episode: "Squarewolves" [24]
2003 2003 MTV Video Music Awards Stewie Griffin (voice) TV special [25]
2003–2005 Crank Yankers Dick Rogers, Arthur Johnson (voice) 4 episodes [22]
2004 Complete Savages TV Announcer Episode: "Nick Kicks Butt" [26]
2004 Johnny Bravo Scott, Bird Forema, Mr. Magician (voice) Episode: "Traffic Troubles/My Funny Looking Friend" [27]
2004–2005 Star Trek: Enterprise Ensign Rivers 2 episodes [26]
2005–2014 Robot Chicken Various voices 25 episodes [28]
2005–present American Dad! Stan Smith, Roger, Various voices Also co-creator, executive producer, writer [29]
2006–2009 Late Show with David Letterman Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin (voice) 2 episodes [30]
2006 The War at Home Hillary's Date Episode: "I Wash My Hands of You" [31]
2006 Help Me Help You Seth Episode: "Moving On" [32]
2006 MADtv Himself Episode: "12.5" [33]
2007 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Emperor Palpatine (voice) TV special [34]
2007 59th Primetime Emmy Awards Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin (voice) TV special [35]
2008 Yin Yang Yo! The Manotaur (voice) 2 episodes [36]
2008 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II Emperor Palpatine, Various voices TV special [37]
2009 Bones Stewie Griffin (voice) Episode: "The Critic in the Cabernet" [38]
2009–2010 FlashForward Agent Jake Curdy, FBI Agent 2 episodes [39]
2009–2013 The Cleveland Show Tim the Bear, Various voices 88 episodes; also co-creator, executive producer, writer [40]
2010 Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff Himself (host) TV special [41]
2010 Phineas and Ferb Jeff McGarland (voice) Episode: "Nerds of a Feather" [42]
2010 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Stewie Griffin (voice) TV special [43]
2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III Emperor Palpatine, Various voices TV special [44]
2011 Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump Himself (host) TV special [45]
2011 Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen Himself (host) TV special [46]
2011 Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert Himself TV special [47]
2012 FOX 25th Anniversary Special Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin, Stan Smith (voice) TV special [48]
2012 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) Episode: "Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean" [49]
2012 Shark Tank Himself Episode: "Cool Wazoo" [50]
2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Ted (voice) Episode: "10.293" [51]
2013 85th Academy Awards Himself (host) / Ted (voice) TV special [52]
2013 The Simpsons Ben (voice) Episode: "Dangers on a Train" [53]
2013 Futurama Seymour (voice) Episode: "Game of Tones" [54]
2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Giordano Bruno (voice) Episode: "Standing Up in the Milky Way" [55]
2014 2015 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony Himself (host) TV special [56]
2015 2016 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony Himself (host) TV special [57]
2016 Bordertown Peter Griffin (voice) Episode: "American Doll" [58]
2017 Orville Work has yet to be released Ed 13 episodes; also creator, executive producer, writer [59]

As producer[edit]

Year Series Role Notes Ref(s)
2003 The Pitts Consulting producer 7 episodes [22]
2007 The Winner Executive producer 6 episodes [60]
2013–2014 Dads Executive producer 18 episodes [61]
2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Executive producer 13 episodes [62]
2015–2016 Blunt Talk Executive producer 20 episodes [63]
2016 Bordertown Executive producer 13 episodes [64]

As crew member[edit]

Year Series Role(s) Notes Ref(s)
1996 Jungle Cubs Writer 3 episodes [65]
1997–2002 Johnny Bravo Writer
Storyboard artist
8 episodes
26 episodes
[27]
1997–2003 Dexter's Laboratory Writer
Storyboard artist
4 episodes
43 episodes
[27]
1997 Cow and Chicken Writer
Storyboard artist
3 episodes
3 episodes
[27]
1997 I Am Weasel Writer
Storyboard artist
2 episodes
13 episodes
[27]
1998 Oh Yeah! Cartoons Writer Episode: "1.12" [66]
1999 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Writer Episode: "Ace in Time" [65]

Web[edit]

Year Series Role Notes Ref(s)
2008–2009 Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy Various voices 50 episodes; also creator, director, writer [67]

Video games[edit]

Year Video game Voices Ref(s)
2006 Family Guy Video Game! Peter Griffin, Brian Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Glenn Quagmire, Various voices [68]
2012 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin, Peter Griffin, Glenn Quagmire, Various voices [69]
2014 Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff Peter Griffin, Brian Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Glenn Quagmire, Various voices [70]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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