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Will Ryan
Born
William Z. Ryan

November 13, 1939 (1939-11-13) (age 79)
Occupation Voice actor, singer, comedian, musician, composer, writer, producer
Years active 1966-present

Will Ryan (Born November 13, 1939) is an American voice actor, singer, comedian, musician, composer, writer and producer from Cleveland, Ohio. His music career first began when he was in high school. He then signed the first of two recording contracts with CBS Records.

He got back into music and after moving to California. He began to write and record wacky songs for Disney. He did the voice of Rabbit, Tigger, and Eeyore in Disney Channel's Welcome to Pooh Corner. Since 1988 he has done the voice of Eugene Meltsner (and other characters: Harlow Doyle, Officer O'Ryan, Officer David Harley, etc.) for the Focus on the Family radio series Adventures in Odyssey.

He also voiced Rabbit in Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore. He was also the original voice of Petrie in The Land Before Time.

Selected filmography

  • Mickey's Christmas Carol - Mole, Willie the Giant, Pete, Big Bad Wolf, Weasel #2 (1983)
  • Welcome to Pooh Corner - Rabbit, Tigger (1983)
  • Dumbo's Circus - Barnaby (1985)
  • Frog and Toad Are Friends (1985)
  • An American Tail - Digit (1986)
  • Mother Goose's Treasury - Bertram the Goose (1987)
  • Frog and Toad Together (1987)
  • DuckTales - Pete, Dangerous Dan (1987)
  • The Land Before Time - Petrie (1988)
  • Stanley and the Dinosaurs - (1989)
  • The Little Mermaid - Seahorse (1989)
  • Rock-a-Doodle - Stuey (1991)
  • Garfield and Friends (episode 88 Ghost of a Chance, as McKraven (or McCraven) The Ghost) (1992)
  • Thumbelina - Hero, Reverend Rat (1994)
  • A Troll in Central Park - Boss (1994)
  • The Pebble and the Penguin - Royal, Tika (1995)
  • Disney's House of Mouse - Willie the Giant (2001–2003)
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) - Papa Bear
  • Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (2004)
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse - Willie the Giant (2006–present)
  • Family Guy (episode Road to the North Pole, as Winnie The Pooh) (2010)
  • It's A Frame-Up! - Shooster (2013)
  • Get a Horse! - Peg-Leg Pete (2013)

Discography

  • Eugene Sings!
  • Eugene Sings! Christmas
  • Am I Cool or What?
  • Goin' Quackers
  • Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective!
  • Elmo Aardvark: Vintage Cartoon Sound Tracks
  • Elmo Aardvark: Classic Cartoon Soundtracks
  • Classic Songs for Leonard Reed's Shim Sham Shimmy
  • Adventures in Odyssey (Eugene Meltsner/Harlow Doyle)

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