Frank Welker Biography
Franklin Wendell Welker better known as Frank Welker is an American voice actor best known for his role in Scooby-Doo. He was born on March 12th, 1946 in Denver, Colorado.
He later moved to California and went to Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California and majored in Theatrical Arts. He received honors in 1966 for his performance as the Cowardly Lion in the college’s theater production of The Witches of Oz.
Frank Welker Age
He was born on March 12th, 1946 in Denver, Colorado. He is 73 years old as of 2019.
Frank Welker Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $ 15 million.
Frank Welker Acting Career
Welker’s first voice job came in 1969, as Fred Jones in the Scooby-Doo establishment. Welker has voiced Fred in pretty much every arrangement and the manifestation of the Scooby-Doo enlivened establishment (except for A Pup Named Scooby-Doo) and has likewise given the voice of Scooby-Doo since 2002. Starting in 2019, Welker is the main staying unique voice entertainer still engaged with the arrangement.
His next significant character voice was for Wonder Dog (which was propelled by Scooby-Doo) and Marvin White on the 1973 arrangement Super Friends (likewise created by Hanna-Barbera).
That equivalent year, he played Pudge and Gabby on DePatie-Freleng Enterprises’ enlivened arrangement Bailey’s Comets. Welker kept on giving voices to numerous characters for Hanna-Barbera for quite a while, which incorporate Jabberjaw, Dynomutt, Dog Wonder, and the Shmoo in The New Fred and Barney Show and its side project, The Flintstones Comedy Show.
Forthcoming Welker depicted the voice he utilized for the Shmoo as “an air pocket voice” (one he would later use for Gogo Dodo in Tiny Toon Adventures).
In 1978, he played the title character on Fangface and later in its side project, Fangface, and Fangpuss, and furthermore voiced Heckle and Jeckle and Quackula on The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle, and Spike, Tyke and Slick Wolf on The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Welker turned into a bustling entertainer, giving the voice to numerous mainstream animation characters in the various arrangements, including Brain, Doctor Claw, and M.A.D.
Feline on Inspector Gadget; Mister Mxyzptlk, Darkseid, and Kalibak on Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show; Wild Bill, Dreadnok Torch, and different G.I. Joe legends and reprobates; Scooter on Challenge of the GoBots, Ray Stantz and Slimer in The Real Ghostbusters; the awful Dr. Jeremiah Surd on The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest; Bubba the Caveduck and two of the Beagle Boys (Bigtime and Baggie) on DuckTales; numerous voices on The Smurfs, including Hefty Smurf, Poet Smurf, and Peewit; and different characters on Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
He additionally voiced different characters on The Simpsons, for example, Santa’s Little Helper, Snowball II, and different creatures from 1991 to his takeoff from the show in 2002.
Welker gave both the talking voice and creature sounds for Nibbler on Matt Groening’s Futurama. He gave the voices to Mr. Plotz, Runt, Ralph the Guard, Buttons, and different characters on Animaniacs, Dragon highlighted in 2001’s top satire film Shrek, Gogo Dodo, Furball, Beeper and others on Tiny Toon Adventures, Hector the Bulldog on The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries, and McWolf the principal enemy to Droopy and his nephew Dripple on Tom and Jerry Kids Show and Droopy, Master Detective.
Welker has additionally made the vocal impacts for some creatures and animals in movies, including Abu the monkey, Rajah the tiger, and the Cave of Wonders in Aladdin (1992), its two continuations, the TV arrangement, and the revamp (2019), Arnold the Pig in the TV film Return to Green Acres (1990), the Martians in Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks! (1996), and the penguins in Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011).
He played out Spock’s shouts in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) and voiced The Thing in The Golden Child (1986), Jinx the robot in SpaceCamp (1986), Totoro in the 2005 English adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s film My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Alien Sil in Species (1995), Malebolgia in Spawn (1997), and Gargamel’s feline Azrael in Sony Pictures Animation’s real to life/vivified film renditions of The Smurfs.
In 2006, he started voicing George in the prevalent kids’ arrangement Curious George. He likewise voiced George in the energized film of a similar name that equivalent year. In 2007, Welker turned into the new voice of Garfield, succeeding the first on-screen character Lorenzo Music, who passed on in 2001 (Welker and Music had recently cooperated on The Real Ghostbusters and the first Garfield and Friends).
Welker voiced Garfield in Garfield Gets Real (2007), Garfield’s Fun Fest (2008), Garfield’s Pet Force (2009), and on the arrangement The Garfield Show, which kept running from 2008 to 2016.
In 2011, he gave the voice of Batman in a Scooby-Doo hybrid portion of the Batman: The Brave and the Bold scene, “Bat-Mite Presents Batman’s Strangest Cases!”. In a similar scene, he additionally voiced Batboy, the great Mad Magazine Batman parody, initially made by Wally Wood.
Welker has likewise given voices to numerous computer game characters, most eminently Disney’s Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and The Shadow Blot in Epic Mickey and its spin-off Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, just as Zurvan, additionally called the Ancient One, on StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm.
He additionally gave the voice of the frantic mage Xzar for the Baldur’s Gate computer game arrangement and repeated his job from Avengers Assemble as Odin for Lego Marvel’s Avengers.
Welker’s first on-camera film job was as a school kid from Rutgers University who gets to know Elvis Presley in a difficult situation with Girls (1969). His next film job was in the Disney film The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), which featured Kurt Russell (he would likewise show up in the film’s spin-off, Now You See Him, Now You Don’t, in 1972). He later co-featured with Don Knotts in Universal’s How to Frame a Figg (1971) and showed up in Dirty Little Billy (1972).
On-camera TV appearances included jobs on Laugh-In, Love, American Style, The Partridge Family, and The Don Knotts Show. He played an investigator in the exceptionally acclaimed ABC extraordinary The Trial of General Yamashita and as Captain Pace adjacent to Richard Dreyfuss’ Yossarian in Paramount Television’s pilot Catch-22.
He additionally showed up on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, The Mike Douglas Show, The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Smothers Brothers Show, The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour, Laugh Trax, and as one of the cast individuals in the extraordinary of That Was the Year That Was (1985) with David Frost.
Candid likewise assumed an on-camera job as a voice on-screen character in a 1984 scene of Simon and Simon. In The Duck Factory, he played an opponent entertainer attempting to take the job of Dippy Duck from individual voice on-screen character Wally Wooster (Don Messick). In later years, he showed up in Steven Soderbergh’s film The Informant! (2009) as Matt Damon’s dad.
In 1978, Frank Welker showed up on The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast to George Burns. While saluting Burns, he demonstrated his capacities as an impressionist by respecting George Burns with the voices of Walter Cronkite, Henry Kissinger, Muhammad Ali, David Frost, and Jimmy Carter.
During the 1980s, Welker voiced many repeating characters in the first Transformers vivified arrangement. He voiced a few Decepticons, including the pioneer Megatron, Soundwave, Skywarp, Mixmaster, Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage, and Ratbat, just as Autobots Mirage, Trailbreaker, and Sludge.
He assumed the job of Wheelie in The Transformers: The Movie (1986), and in the post-motion picture scenes assumed control over the job of Galvatron (from his Star Trek III castmate Leonard Nimoy) and furthermore voiced Chromedome and Pinpointer.
In 2010, Welker repeated the jobs of Megatron and Soundwave in the arrangement Transformers: Prime (retitled Transformers: Prime – Beast Hunters for its third season) and the Transformers: Generation 1 computer game Transformers: Devastation.
Welker came back to two of his Transformers jobs when he depicted Megatron and Soundwave as a major aspect of a farce in a third-season scene of Robot Chicken, which publicized not long after the arrival of the principal portion of the real to life film arrangement.
In the subsequent portion film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), he joined the voice cast and repeated the jobs of Soundwave and Ravage, and furthermore gave the voices to Grindor, Devastator, and Reedman.
He would again repeat his job as Soundwave, just as the interpretation of the jobs of Shockwave and Barricade, in the third film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). Also, in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), he would repeat his job as Galvatron, albeit with a voice like his portrayal of Megatron in Transformers: Prime.
Welker does not voice Megatron in the initial three cutting edge films (Hugo Weaving was picked for the job). In any case, he voiced Megatron in the two computer games dependent on the initial two movies, just as the amusement park attractions at Universal Studios Singapore, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Universal Studios Florida, Transformers: The Ride.
In the fifth portion of the film arrangement, Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), he at last repeated the voice of Megatron, by and by using his Transformers: Prime rendition of the character’s voice.
Starting in 2019, Welker proceeds to at times voice Megatron for different Transformers media, switching back and forth between his Generation 1 and Prime portrayals.
Frank Welker Filmography
Frank Welker Movies And TV Shows | Frank Welker Movies | Frank Welker Voices | Frank Welker TV Shows
- Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
- The New Scooby-Doo Movies
- The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie
- Bailey’s Comets
- Super Friends
- Valley of the Dinosaurs
- Partridge Family 2200 A.D.
- Hong Kong Phooey
- Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch
- Dynomutt, Dog Wonder
- The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour
- ABC Weekend Special
- The Robonic Stooges
- Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels
- The Flintstones: Little Big League
- Hanna-Barbera’s All-Star Comedy Ice Revue
- Dinky Dog
- Challenge of the Superfriends
- Yogi’s Space Race
- The New Fantastic Four
- Buford and the Galloping Ghost
- The New Shmoo
- Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo
- Sport Billy
- The Super Globetrotters
- The World’s Greatest Super Friends
- The Flintstone Comedy Show
- Super Friends
- The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show
- The Tom & Jerry Comedy Show
- The Frankenstones
- The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
- Space Stars
- The Kwicky Koala Show
- The Smurfs
- Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
- Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour
- The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour
- Richie Rich
- The Littles
- Inspector Gadget
- Dungeons & Dragons
- Saturday Supercade
- Turbo Teen
- Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show
- The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show
- The Get Along Gang
- Muppet Babies
- The Transformers
- Challenge of the GoBots
- Galtar and the Golden Lance
- The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians
- The Jetsons
- 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo
- Paw Paws
- G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
- The Centurions
- Rambo: The Force of Freedom
- The Flintstone Kids
- Pound Puppies
- The Real Ghostbusters
- Lazer Tag Academy
- Adventures of the Gummi Bears
- Jonny Quest
- My Little Pony ‘n Friends
- Bionic Six
- Spiral Zone
- Dino Riders
- Garfield and Friends
- A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
- The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley
- This Is America, Charlie Brown
- Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
- The Further Adventures of SuperTed
- X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men
- Blondie & Dagwood: Second Wedding Workout
- Hägar the Horrible: Hägar Knows Best
- Dink, the Little Dinosaur
- Timeless Tales from Hallmark
- Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone
- Bobby’s World
- Tom & Jerry Kids
- Gravedale High
- Captain N: The Game Master
- Tiny Toon Adventures
- The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda
- Captain Planet and the Planeteers
- The Pirates of Dark Water
- The Simpsons
- Darkwing Duck
- Where’s Waldo?
- Capitol Critters
- Fish Police
- Goof Troop
- Batman: The Animated Series
- The Little Mermaid
- Mighty Max
- Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron
- Droopy, Master Detective
- Sonic the Hedgehog
- The Magic School Bus
- The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show
- Dumb and Dumber
- The Mask: The Animated Series
- The Savage Dragon
- Timon and Pumbaa
- The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries
- Pinky and the Brain
- The Adventures of Hyperman
- Dexter’s Laboratory
- The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper
- The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest
- Adventures from the Book of Virtues
- Quack Pack
- The Mighty Ducks
- Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles
- Road Rovers
- Cave Kids
- Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm
- Jungle Cubs
- The Hot Rod Dogs and Cool Car Cats
- Superman: The Animated Series
- The Legend of Calamity Jane
- Johnny Bravo
- 101 Dalmatians: The Series
- Extreme Ghostbusters
- Hercules: The Animated Series
- Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain
- Godzilla: The Series
- The Powerpuff Girls
- The Wild Thornberrys
- I Am Weasel
- Family Guy
- Cow and Chicken
- Xyber 9: New Dawn
- Mickey Mouse Works
- Batman Beyond
- Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
- Jackie Chan Adventures
- House of Mouse
- SpongeBob SquarePants
- Time Squad
- The Legend of Tarzan
- The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
- The Weekenders
- Totally Spies!
- Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
- The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
- ¡Mucha Lucha!
- What’s New, Scooby-Doo?
- Codename: Kids Next Door
- Static Shock
- Kim Possible
- Evil Con Carne
- Ozzy & Drix
- Lilo & Stitch: The Series
- Duck Dodgers
- Dave the Barbarian
- My Life as a Teenage Robot
- Megas XLR
- Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
- Danny Phantom
- The Emperor’s New School
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
- Danger Rangers
- Curious George
- Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
- Robot Chicken
- Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!
- Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
- The Garfield Show
- Titan Maximum
- Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
- Transformers: Prime
- Bubble Guppies
- Generator Rex
- Batman: The Brave and the Bold
- Pound Puppies
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Scooby-Doo! Mecha Mutt Menace
- Avengers Assemble
- Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.
- Shimmer and Shine
- Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
- Lego Scooby-Doo! Knight Time Terror
- The Adventures of Puss in Boots
- Wander Over Yonder
- Transformers: Robots in Disguise
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Zorro, The Gay Blade
- Heidi’s Song
- Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
- Up the Creek
- Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
- Cat’s Eye
- My Science Project
- GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords
- My Little Pony: The Movie
- The Transformers: The Movie
- The Golden Child
- The Chipmunk Adventure
- G.I. Joe: The Movie
- House II: The Second Story
- Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
- My Neighbor Totoro
- Who Framed Roger Rabbit
- The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking
- Caddyshack II
- Monkey Shines
- Oliver & Company
- Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
- The Little Mermaid
- Jetsons: The Movie
- DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp
- Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
- Gremlins 2: The New Batch
- Asterix and the Big Fight
- Graveyard Shift
- The Rescuers Down Under
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
- Hudson Hawk
- Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey
- Beauty and the Beast
- Porco Rosso
- The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag
- Happily Ever After
- Super Mario Bros.
- Man’s Best Friend
- Monkey Trouble
- The Lion King
- The Shadow
- The Next Karate Kid
- Little Giants
- In Search of Dr. Seuss
- The Santa Clause
- The Pagemaster
- Tommy Boy
- A Goofy Movie
- Mortal Kombat
- Dunston Checks In
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
- Independence Day
- Space Jam
- Mars Attacks!
- Cats Don’t Dance
- A Christmas Carol
- Deep Rising
- Quest for Camelot
- Jane Austen’s Mafia!
- A Bug’s Life
- The Rugrats Movie
- Doug’s 1st Movie
- Deep Blue Sea
- The Tigger Movie
- The Road to El Dorado
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
- The Emperor’s New Groove
- Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
- Return to Never Land
- The Powerpuff Girls Movie
- Eight Legged Freaks
- Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
- Finding Nemo
- Looney Tunes: Back in Action
- The Cat in the Hat
- New York Minute
- Howl’s Moving Castle
- Curious George
- The Ant Bully
- Happy Feet
- Open Season
- Night at the Museum
- Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
- Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
- Alice in Wonderland
- The Back-up Plan
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon
- The Smurfs
- Mr. Popper’s Penguins
- Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
- The Outback
- Mirror Mirror
- Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
- The Smurfs 2
- Transformers: Age of Extinction
- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
- Open Season: Scared Silly
- Smurfs: The Lost Village
- Transformers: The Last Knight
- Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
- Scooby-Doo film series
- The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie
- The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
- Christmas Comes to Pac-Land
- Deck the Halls with Wacky Walls
- Rose Petal Place: Real Friends
- The GLO Friends Save Christmas
- The Pound Puppies
- The Little Troll Prince
- The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones
- Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats
- The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound
- Roller Coaster Rabbit
- The Prince and the Pauper
- The Little Engine That Could
- Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time
- Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation
- Trail Mix-Up
- Dollman vs. Demonic Toys
- Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby
- The Return of Jafar
- A Flintstones Christmas Carol
- The Tale of Tillie’s Dragon
- The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving
- Aladdin and the King of Thieves
- The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists
- Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
- Tamagotchi Video Adventures
- Belle’s Magical World
- Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
- Hercules: Zero to Hero
- Rusty: A Dog’s Tale
- The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story
- The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride
- Our Friend, Martin
- A Saintly Switch
- Treehouse Hostage
- Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein
- Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
- Wakko’s Wish
- Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins
- It’s the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown
- Tweety’s High-Flying Adventure
- The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
- Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
- Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure
- The Flintstones: On the Rocks
- Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed In at the House of Mouse
- Balto II: Wolf Quest
- Cinderella II: Dreams Come True
- Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring
- Globehunters: An Around the World in Eighty Days Adventure
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame II
- Stitch! The Movie
- Atlantis: Milo’s Return
- Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
- Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers
- Balto III: Wings of Change
- Halloweentown High
- Mulan II
- Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars
- The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper
- Bambi II
- Leroy & Stitch
- Cinderella III: A Twist in Time
- Garfield Gets Real
- Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams
- Transformers: Beginnings
- Futurama: Bender’s Big Score
- Garfield’s Fun Fest
- Banana Splits
- Futurama: Bender’s Game
- Garfield’s Pet Force
- Lego Star Wars: The Quest for R2-D2
- Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
- Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
- Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games
- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1
- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2
- Curious George Swings Into Spring
- Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Scarecrow
- Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising
- Stan Lee’s Mighty 7
- Scooby-Doo! Ghastly Goals
- Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
- The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania!
- Scooby-Doo and the Curse of the 13th Ghost film
Video Game Roles
- Disney’s Animated Storybook: Pocahontas
- ClayFighter 63 1/3
- ClayFighter: The Sculptor’s Cut
- Disney’s Animated Storybook: Mulan
- Disney’s Math Quest with Aladdin
- Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley
- Baldur’s Gate
- Looney Tunes: The Junkyard Run
- Kingdom Hearts
- Disney’s Stitch: Experiment 626
- Night of 100 Frights
- Kingdom Hearts II
- Transformers: The Game
- Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
- Scooby-Doo! First Frights
- Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
- Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp
- Epic Mickey
- Transformers: Prime – The Game
- Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
- Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion
- StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
- DuckTales: Remastered
- Transformers Universe
- Scooby-Doo & Looney Tunes Cartoon Universe: Adventure
- Transformers: Devastation
- Lego Dimensions
- Lego Marvel Avengers
- The Trouble with Girls
- The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
- How to Frame a Figg
- Now You See Him, Now You Don’t
- The Informant!
- The Partridge Family
- The Paul Lynde Show
- Butch Cassidy
Theme park voice roles
- The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera – Barney Rubble, Dinosaur
- Jimmy Neutron’s Nicktoon Blast – Goddard, Poultra
- Transformers: The Ride – Megatron, Devastator, Ravage
- Hong Kong Disneyland Mystic Manor – Albert
- Kitchen Kabaret – Mr. Eggz
- Country Bear Vacation Hoedown – Melvin the Moose, Randy the Skunk
- The American Adventure – Soldier
- Honey Smacks – Dig’em Frog
- McDonald’s – Grimace, CosMc
- Rice Krispies – Crackle
- State Farm – Fred Jones, Scooby-Doo
Frank Welker Megatron | Frank Welker Transformers | Frank Welker Soundwave
He portrayed Megatron in Transformers: The Last Knight in 2017. He has also been playing Megatron and Soundwave in the Transformers TV film series. Transformers is a series of American science fiction action films based on the Transformers franchise which began in the 1980s. Michael Bay has directed the first five films: Transformers, Revenge of the Fallen, Dark of the Moon, Age of Extinction and The Last Knight.
Release date: 2007–present
Box office: $4.38 billion
Budget: $972 million
Frank Welker Scooby-Doo | Frank Welker Fred Jones
In Scooby-Doo, Frank Welker portrayed Fred Jones and Scooby-Doo. Scooby-Doo is an American animated franchise, comprising much-animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day. Writers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears created the original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, for Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1969.
Originally published: 1999
Author: James Gelsey
Created by: Joe Ruby; Ken Spears
Original language: English
Genres: Mystery, Fiction
Frank Welker Lion King
Frank Welker has played in various roles in this animated movie series including Crocodiles, Mouse, and additional voices. This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), the heir of his father, Mufasa (James Earl Jones).
Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), plots to usurp Mufasa’s throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult (Matthew Broderick) to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon (Nathan Lane) and Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella).
Initial release: 7 May 1994 (Mexico)
Directors: Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers
Music composed by Elton John, Hans Zimmer
Frank Welker Aladdin
In 2019, Frank Welker stars as Abu and Cave of Wonders in this animated series. Aladdin is an upcoming American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, from the screenplay co-written with John August, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.
Initial release: 24 May 2019 (USA)
Director: Guy Ritchie
Story by: One Thousand and One Nights
Music composed by Alan Menken
Producers: Dan Lin, Jonathan Eirich
Frank Welker Simpsons
Frank Welker played various roles including Santa’s Little Helper, Snowball II, Lord Nibbler, additional voices including Snorky, the other Dolphins for 20 episodes. This long-running animated comedy focuses on the eponymous family in the town of Springfield in an unnamed U.S. state.
The head of the Simpson family, Homer, is not a typical family man. A nuclear-plant employee, he does his best to lead his family but often finds that they are leading him. The family includes loving, blue-haired matriarch Marge, troublemaking son Bart, overachieving daughter Lisa and baby Maggie.
Other Springfield residents include the family’s religious neighbor, Ned Flanders, family physician Dr. Hibbert, Moe the bartender and police chief Clancy Wiggum.
No. of episodes: 653 (list of episodes)
Program creator: Matt Groening
Frank Welker Garfield
Frank Welker has played as Garfield as well as other characters in this film series. Based on the popular comic strip, this live-action comedy follows the exploits of Garfield (Bill Murray), the large, lazy and wisecracking cat owned by hapless Jon Arbuckle (Breckin Meyer).
Jon’s other housemate, Odie, is a dim but sweet dog who frequently annoys Garfield. When the conniving orange feline gets fed up with Odie, he devises a way to get rid of the pooch. However, after Garfield has a change of heart about Odie, he must find a way to get his fellow pet back.
Initial release: 11 June 2004 (USA)
Director: Peter Hewitt
Box office: 200.8 million USD
Producer: John Davis
Budget: 50 million USD
Frank Welker Kermit
In the series, Family Guy, Frank Welker portrays Kermit as well as other characters. Sick, twisted and politically incorrect, the animated series features the adventures of the Griffin family. Endearingly ignorant Peter and his stay-at-home wife Lois reside in Quahog, R.I., and have three kids. Meg, the eldest child, is a social outcast, and teenage Chris is awkward and clueless when it comes to the opposite sex.
The youngest, Stewie, is a genius baby bent on killing his mother and destroying the world. The talking dog, Brian, keeps Stewie in check while sipping martinis and sorting through his own life issues.
Theme song: Family Guy Theme Song
Program creator: Seth MacFarlane