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Frank Welker

Frank Welker

Actor
California, USA

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Biography:
Frank Welker may be one of the most often heard voices on television, radio, and in motion pictures. He is the voice of many popular cartoon characters, such as George the monkey on the Emmy award winning show, "Curious George," the voice of both Fred Jones and Scooby Doo, the voice of the infamous Megatron and seven other characters in the "Transformers." The studio guard "Ralph" in Warner Brother's wacky show, "Animaniacs" and the lasagna loving cat, Garfield.

In addition to providing voices and vocal sounds for countless commercials, including the voice of several bugs in those RAID commercials he was the voice of Crackle in Kellogg's' "Rice Krispies", Snap, Crackle, Pop for nearly two decades.

Frank has also been called upon to provide his unusual vocal talents in numerous motion pictures including the voice of the monkey in "Raiders of the Lost Ark"; Stripe, the evil gremlin, in the "Gremlins"; various disgusting sounds and demonic voices in "The Witches of Eastwick" and "The Golden Child" the murderous space alien Sil in Species and Martians in "Mars Attacks !," and the voice for the Cave of Wonders and Abu in Disney's original "Aladdin.

His on camera appearances began with Young Punk Buffalo Hunter in Stan Dragoti's, "Dirty Little Billy," two pictures along-side Kirk Russel in Disney's "Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" and "Now You See Him Now you Don't," the role of Rutgers in the Elvis Presley picture, "Trouble with Girls" and a co-starring role with Don Knotts in Universal's, "How to Frame a Figg." In 2009, Frank stopped doing voices long enough to play a cameo as Matt Damen's father in the, "Informant."

Frank was born Franklin Wendell Welker on March 12, 1946. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and naturally, he became the school class clown! He began his career as a stand-up comic in 1967, and toured the country opening for many famous artists, including Sonny & Cher and Diana Ross, the Righteous Brothers, Sergio Mendez, and Brazil 66, just to name a few.

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