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Bob Bergen
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Bergen at the 2014 Annie Awards
Born
Robert Bergen

(1964-03-08) March 8, 1964 (age 59)
Other names Bob S. Berger
Occupation
Years active 1980–present

Robert Bergen (born March 8, 1964) is an American voice actor. He voices Warner Bros. cartoon characters Porky Pig and Tweety and has voiced characters in the English dubs of various anime. He formerly hosted the children's game show Jep!, adapted from the game show Jeopardy!.

Life and career

Bergen, in his childhood, watched the Daffy and Speedy cartoons in theaters and didn't like them, saying they didn't make sense. He then watched The Bugs Bunny / Road Runner Show in his later childhood.

As a teenager in 1980, Bergen appeared as a contestant on a Teen Week episode of Wheel of Fortune, winning prizes including a watch.

Bergen had taken acting lessons with Daws Butler at his weekly voice-over workshop.

Bergen is the current voice of the animated character Porky Pig, and has also voiced Tweety, Marvin the Martian, Sylvester Jr., and Speedy Gonzales.

Bergen is responsible for the voice of Arsène Lupin III for the Streamline Pictures dubs in the late 1980s and early 1990s: The Mystery of Mamo (directed by Sōji Yoshikawa), The Castle of Cagliostro (directed by Hayao Miyazaki) and Lupin III's Greatest Capers (two TV episodes from series two directed by Hayao Miyazaki). He also played the part of No-Face in the 2001 Academy Award-winning movie Spirited Away, one of the firefighters in The Incredibles, and Kai and Masaru in the Streamline-dubbed version of the anime classic Akira.

He is also responsible for the voice of Luke Skywalker in over a dozen Star Wars video games as well as the Robot Chicken episodes Episode I, II and III, the voice of Wembley and the World's Oldest Fraggle for the animated Fraggle Rock, was selected to play the animated versions of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Link Hogthrob in the ill-fated Little Muppet Monsters, and also voiced characters of the day in the 1987–89 seasons of Muppet Babies.

He appeared as himself in interview segments of the documentary I Know That Voice.

He also voiced Wind-Up in Skylanders: Swap Force, Skylanders: Trap Team and Skylanders: SuperChargers.

In 1998, Bergen hosted Jep!, the children's version of Jeopardy!, on Game Show Network. He has also appeared on the ABC game show To Tell the Truth.

Bergen is Jewish.

Filmography

Animation

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source
1985 Little Muppet Monsters Link Hogthrob, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew 13 episodes
1987 Fraggle Rock Wembley Fraggle, additional voices 13 episodes
1990–1992 Tiny Toon Adventures Porky Pig, Tweety Bird 2 episodes
2001 Totally Spies! Ricky Mathis, Scientist, Worker #2 Episode: "A Thing for Musicians"
2003–2005 Duck Dodgers Eager Young Space Cadet
2006–2008 The Emperor's New School Bucky the Squirrel 27 episodes
2006–2018 Robot Chicken Porky Pig, Luke Skywalker, Roger Rabbit, additional voices
2007 Loonatics Unleashed Pinkster Pig Episode: "In the Pinkster"
2009 Laff Riot Porky Pig, Tweety Bird Unaired pilot for The Looney Tunes Show
2010–2014 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lama Su 3 episodes
2011–2014 The Looney Tunes Show Porky Pig
2014 Avengers Assemble Winter Soldier Episode: "Ghosts of the Past"
2015–2016 TripTank Chicken / Kooky / Egg 3 episodes
2015–2020 New Looney Tunes Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Gabby Goat, Clyde Bunny
2016 Mr. Pickles Crime Man Episode: "Shövenpucker"
2017 Bunnicula Woody Episode: "Dating for Dummies", shared with Scott Menville
2018 Dallas & Robo Grizzled Trucker Episode: "I Was a Teenage Cannibal Biker"
2019 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Scoutmaster Episode: "Sidekick Scouts"
2020–2023 Looney Tunes Cartoons Porky Pig, Cicero Pig, The Gremlin and Dead End Kid Various shorts
2021 Star Wars: The Bad Batch Lama Su 5 episodes
2021 Ridley Jones Mr. Peabody
2022–present Bugs Bunny Builders Porky Pig, Cecil Turtle
2023–present Tiny Toons Looniversity Porky Pig

Anime

  • Crimson Wolf — Kai
  • Megazone 23 — Shogo Yahagi (Streamline Pictures dub)
  • The Secret of Blue Water — Dr. Ayerton (original dub)
  • Tales of the Wolf — Arsène Lupin III/The Wolf
  • Teknoman — Blade/Teknoman
  • Spirited Away — No-Face (English dub)

Films

List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source
1991 Rover Dangerfield Gangster / Animal Credited as Robert Bergen
1994 The Lion King Hyenas Additional voices
1996 Space Jam Porky Pig, Tweety, Marvin the Martian, Barnyard Dawg, Hubie and Bertie
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Baby Quasimodo, Achilles the Horse, and Frollo's Soldiers
Dunston Checks In Dunston
1997 Cats Don't Dance Man Additional voices
Hercules Baby Hercules Additional voices
1998 Quest for Camelot King Arthur's Soldiers and Ruber's Minions Additional voices
Mulan Shang's Horse, Ancestors, and Hun Army Additional voices
Antz Ant Worker #2 Additional voices
A Bug's Life Aphie and Male Ants Additional voices
The Prince of Egypt Egyptian Guards Additional voices
1999 Tarzan Baby Tarzan and Vincent Snipes Additional voices
The Iron Giant George the Army Diver Sub Additional voices
Toy Story 2 Green Army Men Additional voices
2000 The Road to El Dorado Stone Jaguar Uncredited
Chicken Run Chickens Additional voices
The Emperor's New Groove Bucky the Squirrel, Fly stuck in spider web
2001 Spirited Away No Face and Aogaeru
Monsters, Inc. Lanky Schmidt
Atlantis: The Lost Empire Loop Group and Squad Leader
2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Colonel's Soldiers ADR Group
Lilo & Stitch Officer Credited as Robert Bergen
The Santa Clause 2 Comet
Treasure Planet Robot on ladder and Mr. Snuff Additional voices
2003 Brother Bear Horrified Fish
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Porky Pig
Finding Nemo Blenny
2004 Shrek 2 Additional voices ADR Group
2006 Cars Tim Rimmer
Happily N'Ever After Additional voices
2008 Horton Hears a Who! Male Who
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Baby
Up Dogs
2010 Tangled Additional voices
2012 The Lorax Additional voices
Wreck-It Ralph Additional voices
2013 Escape from Planet Earth 3D Movie Guy
Monsters University Merv
2015 Minions Additional voices
Inside Out Additional voices Uncredited
2016 Trolls Additional voices
Sing Additional voices
2017 Despicable Me 3 Additional voices
2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy Tweety
Seal Team Additional voices

Direct-to-video films

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source
1978 Lupin III: The Mystery of Mamo Lupin III Streamline dub
1979 Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro Lupin III/The Wolf Streamline dub
1987 Lily C.A.T. Hiro Tagaki
1988 Akira Masaru, Kaisuke / Mitsuru Kuwata / Harukiya bartender Additional voices
Streamline dub
2000 Help! I'm a Fish Joe's Minions
2001 Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase Eric Staufer
2005 Kronk's New Groove Bucky the Squirrel
2006 Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Speedy Gonzales
2008 Tinker Bell Fireflies
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Bugs / Creatures
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Additional voices
2011 A Letter to Momo Mame
2012 Foodfight! Additional voices
2015 Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run Porky Pig

Live-action

  • Army of Darkness — Various Creature voices
  • Dunston Checks In — Dunston's vocal effects
  • Fright Night Part 2 — Various Vampire and Creature vocal effects
  • Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College — Rat Ghoulie (voice)
  • Gremlins — Various Gremlins voices (credited as Bob Berger)
  • I Know That Voice — Himself
  • Jep! — Host
  • Look Who's Talking Now — Additional Dogs and Wolves voices
  • Total Recall — Additional voices
  • The Santa Clause 2 — Comet the Reindeer
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause — Comet the Reindeer
  • Hell's Kitchen — Himself

Video games

  • Bugs Bunny's Birthday Ball — Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Honey Bunny
  • Boom Blox — Additional voices
  • Disney Universe — HEX
  • Disney Sports Soccer — Sports Announcer
  • Disney Sports Basketball — Sports Announcer
  • Disney Sports Football — Sports Announcer
  • Disney Sports Skateboarding — Sports Announcer
  • Escape From Monkey Island — Whipp the Lucre Lawyer
  • Infamous First Light — Additional voices
  • Looney Tunes: Cartoon Conductor – Porky Pig, Tweety Bird
  • Looney Tunes Racing — Porky Pig
  • Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal — Porky Pig, Evil Porky, Dr. Frankenbeans
  • Looney Tunes: Back In Action — Porky Pig, Tweety Bird
  • Looney Tunes: World of Mayhem — Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester Jr.
  • Looney Tunes: Space Race — Porky Pig
  • Scooby-Doo and Looney Tunes: Cartoon Universe — Porky Pig, Tweety Bird
  • Sheep Raider — Porky Pig
  • Skylanders: SuperChargers — Wind-Up
  • Skylanders: Swap Force — Wind-Up
  • Skylanders: Trap Team — Wind-Up
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars: Episode I: Racer — Clegg Holdfast, Jinn Resso, Wan Sandago, Cy Yanga, Gasgano
  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace — Alien Pedestrian, Coruscant Thug #3, EV-7G, Gungan Citizen #2
  • Star Wars: Force Commander — Coruscant Palace Guard, Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds — Luke Skywalker, Reytha Soldier
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy — Luke Skywalker, Saboteur 2
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars: Racer Revenge — Ody Mandrell, Gasgano
  • Star Wars: Rebellion — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike — Luke Skywalker
  • Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire — Luke Skywalker (PC version)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic — Additional voices
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance — Luke Skywalker, Civilian Officer
  • Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter — Rebel Pilot #5
  • Sylvester and Tweety in Cagey Capers — Tweety Bird
  • The Junkyard Run — Porky Pig

Shorts

  • CarrotblancaTweety
  • My Generation G...G...Gap — Additional voices

Awards and nominations

Year Result Show Character Category Award Show
2004 Nominated Duck Dodgers Porky Pig/Eager Young Space Cadet Outstanding Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production Annie Awards
2011 Nominated The Looney Tunes Show: Jailbird And Jailbunny Porky Pig Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Emmy Awards
2013 Nominated The Looney Tunes Show: We're in Big Truffle Porky Pig Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Emmy Awards
2019 Nominated New Looney Tunes Porky Pig Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program Emmy Awards
2023 Pending Looney Tunes Cartoons Porky Pig Children's and Family Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice Performance in an Animated Program Emmy Awards

See also

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