Walt Dohrn

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Walt Dohrn
Walt Dohrn by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born Walter Dohrn[1]
(1970-12-05) December 5, 1970 (age 45)[1]
United States
Alma mater CalArts[1]
Occupation Writer, director, artist, actor, animator, musician, screenwriter, voice artist
Years active 1997–present

Walter "Walt" Dohrn (born December 5, 1970) is an American writer, director, artist, actor, animator, musician, screenwriter, and voice artist. He is best known as the voice of Rumpelstiltskin in Shrek Forever After.[2] He also provided the voices of a van student, Xavier, Principal Pynchley, a nanny dwarf, an evil knight, and a singing villain in Shrek the Third.


Dohrn has also worked as writer and director in Season 2 of SpongeBob SquarePants.[3]



Year Film Role Notes
1997 Mr. Magoo layout artist: Creative Capers
2004 Shrek 2 story artist/writer: additional dialogue
Shark Tale additional story artist
2005 Madagascar additional story artist
2007 Shrek the Third Van Student/Xavier/Principal Pynchley/Nanny Dwarf/Evil Knight/Singing Villain story artist/writer: additional screenplay material
2010 Shrek Forever After Rumpelstiltskin/Priest/Krekraw head of story
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular Rumpelstiltskin writer/director
short film
2011 Thriller Night Rumpelstiltskin short film
2012 Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos Water Prisoner short film
Rise of the Guardians additional story artist
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Spartacus head of story
Penguins of Madagascar Antarctic Penguin
2016 Trolls Cloud Guy Co-Director


Year Film Role Notes
2000–2002 SpongeBob SquarePants writer/director/storyboard director
2002–2003 Dexter's Laboratory writer/storyboard artist
2009 Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space Link Kid TV special
2010 Scared Shrekless special thanks
TV special
2014 King Star King storyboard supervisor

Video games[edit]

Year Film Role
2010 Shrek Forever After Rumpelstiltskin


  1. ^ a b c Cavna, Michael (May 21, 2010). "The 'Riffs Interview: 'SHREK' animator Walt Dohrn steps into the oh-so-green limelight". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 10, 2013. But it also applies to another California artist born "Walter" on a Dec. 5: "Shrek" animator/actor WALT DOHRN. "I like old Disney films that have an edge to them," says Dohrn, 39... 
  2. ^ Jonathan Crow (March 12, 2009). "Surprising Voice Behind New 'Shrek' Villain". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved 2010-03-14. 
  3. ^ Michael Ordo?a (2010-05-16). "Adding dimension to Shrek's last ride". San Francisco Chronicle. 

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