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Bill Kopp
Occupation
  • Animator
  • writer
  • voice actor
Years active 1981–present

William Kopp is an American animator, writer and voice actor.

Career

Kopp studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts. In 1984, he won a Merit Award from the Student Academy Awards for Mr. Gloom. In 1985, he won a Student Academy Award for Observational Hazard.

Kopp animated the Whammy on the 1980s game show Press Your Luck and voiced the title character on Fox's Eek! The Cat and Kutter in The Terrible Thunderlizards, which he created with Savage Steve Holland. He also voiced Tom in the Tom and Jerry films Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars and Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry.

He was an animator for The Tracey Ullman Show "The Simpsons" shorts, but left after one season.

Kopp created The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show and Mad Jack the Pirate, worked as an executive producer and writer for Toonsylvania, produced and directed Tom and Jerry cartoons, wrote Hare and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Incredible Crash Dummies. Kopp worked on the story of two Roger Rabbit Shorts, Tummy Trouble and Roller Coaster Rabbit. He was also the writer/director/co-producer on Tales from the Crypt's series finale "The Third Pig".

He was the director of most episodes of The Twisted Whiskers Show.

Kopp is a regular on Cartoon Network's Mighty Magiswords providing the voice of Man Fish the Fish Man.

He currently resides in California.

Filmography

Film

Year Film Role Notes
1985 Jac Mac and Rad Boy Go! Rad Boy
Better Off Dead animator
1986 One Crazy Summer character designer
animation supervisor
chief animator
1989 Tummy Trouble story
animator
1990 Roller Coaster Rabbit story
animator
2005 Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars Tom, Press Guy #1 writer
director
voice director
voice actor
Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry Tom, Frank writer
director
voice director
voice actor

Television

Year Film Role Notes
1987 The Tracey Ullman Show animator
1988-1991 A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Storyboard Artist and Layout Artist (uncredited)
1991–1994 Taz-Mania writer
1992–1997 Eek! The Cat Eek, Pierre creator
writer
narrator
supervising producer
voice actor
1994 The Baby Huey Show creative director
1995 The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show Polite Coyote creator
writer
producer
voice director

voice actor

1995–1997 The What-A-Cartoon! Show Yuckie Duck voice actor
1996 Tales from the Crypt writer
director
animation director
character designer
storyboard artist
Episode 7.13: "The Third Pig"
1998–1999 Toonsylvania creator
writer
executive producer
voice director
1998–1999 Mad Jack the Pirate Mad Jack creator
writer
executive producer
casting director
voice director
voice actor
2001 Capertown Cops writer
2002 House of Mouse writer
Episode 3.10: "Humphrey in the House"
2004-2007 Danny Phantom storyboard artist
2010 'Til Death Dolphin, Whale Episode 4.21: "The Wedding"
The Twisted Whiskers Show Mister Mewser, Jack writer
director
voice actor
2011 Dan Vs. Additional Voices director
2015 Wabbit writer
2016–2019 Mighty Magiswords Man Fish the Fish Man, Eel, Boot, Monster Toupee, Centipede 1 & 2, Seaslug-Chan, Justin Bottlenose Posse Person 1, Vendor, Sea Sponge, Vortex Donut, Bear Claw, King Chilidonut, Jeff, Dino voice actor
2019 Amphibia Marine Episode 1.16: "Bizarre Bazaar"

See also

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