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Neil Ross
Neil Ross
(born 31 December 1944) is a British-born American voice actor and announcer, now resident in the United States, working in Los Angeles. Noted for his Trans-Atlantic accent, Ross has provided voices in many American cartoons, most notably Voltron, G.I. Joe
G.I. Joe
and Transformers. He has also done voice work in numerous video games, including Mass Effect
Mass Effect
and Leisure Suit Larry 6
Leisure Suit Larry 6
and 7. Ross has also provided voice roles (such as radio announcers) for many movies, including Back to the Future Part II, Babe, Quiz Show, and Being John Malkovich. Neil Ross
Neil Ross
was the announcer for the 75th Annual Academy Awards Telecast in 2003, and the Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
Telecast in 2004. He has also narrated numerous episodes of A&E's Biography, and many editions of NOVA on PBS (including Mars – Dead or Alive, which was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2004).

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Selected voice work

3.1 Cartoons 3.2 Live action 3.3 Movies 3.4 Video and computer games

4 References 5 External links

Early life[edit] Neil Ross
Neil Ross
was born in London, England, on 31 December 1944 and subsequently raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His family moved to Long Beach, California
Long Beach, California
when he was 12 years old. When they moved to San Diego, a young Ross started listening to KFWB, and became obsessed with becoming a disc-jockey. Career[edit] He started working in radio when he finished school. His first station was KMUR in Salt Lake City, Utah. Following this, he moved on to KORL, KGMB
KGMB
and KKUA in Honolulu, Hawaii, before moving to KCBQ
KCBQ
in San Diego in 1969. He stayed in California, working on KYA San Francisco and KMPC Los Angeles. He made his last broadcast in 1985. He began his voice-over work in 1978 when he moved to Los Angeles. His first role was as a salesman in an episode of Richie Rich for Hanna-Barbera. Ross has voiced radio and television commercials for companies including Wal-Mart, AT&T, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola, Mattel, Goodyear, Disney, Hoover, Anheuser-Busch, Southwest Airlines, and Kelloggs, and has done promos for CBS, NBC, ABC, TBS and Fox Kids, using an American accent in all performances. From 1989–1990, he was the announcer for Signal Research's (later Signal/ABC Research, as a result of a merger between Signal Research and the ABC Television Network) Game Player's Gametape VHS series, which was a home video counterpart of the defunct magazine publication of the same name. Neil Ross
Neil Ross
lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter. Selected voice work[edit] Cartoons[edit]

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series – Whitley White The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes – Crossfire Batman: The Animated Series – Ratso Bionic Six
Bionic Six
– F.L.U.F.F.I The Centurions – Ace McCloud Fantastic Four - Doctor Doom
Doctor Doom
(Season 1), Puppet Master, Warlord Krang, Super-Skrull (Season 1) G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero – Shipwreck / Dusty / Heavy Metal / Buzzer / Thunder / Monkeywrench Galaxy High – Rotten Roland Garfield and Friends – Jon's cousin, Paco, announcer Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
Vulturo / Dr. Benton Quest / Ding-A-Ling Wolf Inhumanoids
Inhumanoids
– Herc Armstrong / Tank / Ssslither / Sabre Jet / Ronald Reagan Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling
Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling
– Mean Gene Okerlund Iron Man
Iron Man
– Fin Fang Foom, Wellington Yinsen, Howard Walter Stark (Season 1), Blizzard
Blizzard
("The Beast Within" only) Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Constable Hu Jem – Howard Sands Little Dracula
Little Dracula
– Maggot The Little Troll Prince
The Little Troll Prince
– Prag No. 1 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm – Shang Tsung My Life as a Teenage Robot
My Life as a Teenage Robot
– Dr. Phineas Mogg Pac-Man – Clyde Pinky and the Brain
Pinky and the Brain
– Marvin the Martian Planet Sheen – Helmb Pryde of the X-Men – Nightcrawler Rambo and the Forces of Freedom – John Rambo Robotix
Robotix
– Jerrok / Flexor / Gaxon / Steggor Rugrats
Rugrats
– Judge Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost
Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost
– Mayor Corey Secret Squirrel
Secret Squirrel
– Morocco Mole Spider-Man (1981) – Green Goblin/Norman Osborn Spider-Man (1994) – Green Goblin SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron – Mac Mange The Legend of Prince Valiant – Duncan Draconarius The Mask: The Animated Series – Lt. Kellaway, Sly Eastenegger Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends
Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends
– Cyclops ("The X-Men Adventure") Spiral Zone – Overlord / Wolfgang 'Tank' Schmidt The Transformers[1] – Bonecrusher / Hook / Springer / Slag
Slag
/ Sixshot / Pointblank
Pointblank
/ Fracas[2] Voltron
Voltron
– Keith / Jeff / Pidge / Chip / Prince Bandor Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light – Leoric Wake, Rattle and Roll
Wake, Rattle and Roll
– Axel / Baba Looey Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa
Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa
- Bat Blastagun Yo Yogi!
Yo Yogi!
– Morocco Mole Zazoo U – Logan Chomper

Live action[edit]

Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad
– Skorn ("His Master's Voice", "An Un-Helping Hand", "Loose Lips Sink Microchips"), Stupid Virus ("Cheater, Cheater, Megabyte Eater") (voices) The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck
– Narrator ("I Brake for Whales")

Movies[edit]

An American Tail
An American Tail
– Honest John (voice) Babe – Additional Voices Back to the Future Part II
Back to the Future Part II
Biff Tannen
Biff Tannen
Museum Narrator (voice) Being John Malkovich
Being John Malkovich
– Narrator of Malkovich biography show Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey – voice of Station Twin No. 2 Dick Tracy – Radio Announcer (voice) Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight – Fizban/Paladine (voices) It's the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown (TV Special) – (voices) FernGully: The Last Rainforest – Elder (voice) Garfield Gets Real
Garfield Gets Real
– Wally, Charles (voices) Garfield's Pet Force – Charles (a freakishly deerlike character that persistently shouts "Betty?!") (voice) Gremlins 2: The New Batch – Announcer Innerspace
Innerspace
– Pod computer voice Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland – Oompa (voice) Operation: Z.E.R.O. – Grandfather Quiz Show – Twenty-One Announcer Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost
Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost
– Mayor Corey (voice) Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders
Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders
– Sergio (voice) Son of the Mask
Son of the Mask
– Deep Alvey Voice (voice) The Ant Bully (film)- Wasp #1 and Wasp #5 (voices) The Little Engine That Could – Doc/Control Tower/Handy Pandy (voices) The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
– Cyclops (voice) Thumbelina – Mr. Bear and Mr. Fox Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry – Dr. Professor, Director Transformers: The Movie[1] – Bonecrusher / Hook / Springer / Slag – (voices) (1986) A Troll in Central Park
A Troll in Central Park
– Pancy

Video and computer games[edit]

Baldur's Gate – Eldoth Kron, Ogrillon, Scar Call of Duty (video game)
Call of Duty (video game)
- Ending Voice Disney Universe
Disney Universe
– VIC Doom 3
Doom 3
– Sergeant Kelly Enemy Territory: Quake Wars – Stogg Nexus – AI Fax Anchor Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem – Dr. Edwin Lindsey Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist – Narrator Grand Chase
Grand Chase
- Dungeon of Monsters Kinetica
Kinetica
– Crank Legacy of Kain
Legacy of Kain
– Rahab, Malek the Sarafan, King Ottmar, Elzivir the Dollmaker Leisure Suit Larry
Leisure Suit Larry
series – Narrator Mass Effect
Mass Effect
– Codex Narrator Mass Effect
Mass Effect
2 – Codex Narrator Mass Effect
Mass Effect
3 – Codex Narrator Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty – Navy SEAL Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater – Colonel Volgin Monkey Island 2
Monkey Island 2
Special
Special
Edition: LeChuck's Revenge – Wally B. Feed The Curse of Monkey Island
The Curse of Monkey Island
– Wally B. Feed Ninja Gaiden – Murai Onimusha 3
Onimusha 3
– Guildenstern[3] Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
– Higgs / Nazi Soldier No. 2 Spyro: Year of the Dragon – Moneybags (Spyro: Year of the Dragon only), Bentley Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly – Moneybags, Additional characters Spider-Man 3 – Luke Carlyle/Mad Bomber Star Trek: Elite Force II – Stemmons Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds – Han Solo Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter Star Wars: Rogue Squadron – Narrator, Han Solo, General Rieekan, Moff Kohl Seerdon, narrator Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi – Han Solo, Jodo Kast Star Wars: Rebellion – Han Solo, Stormtrooper, Imperial Command Center Communications Officer Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance – Admiral Nammo, Concourse PA Announcer, Imperial Officer, Rebel Pilot Star Wars: Force Commander – Han Solo, TR-SD Driver, Ruulian Computer Worker Star Wars: Starfighter – Trade Federation Officer, Rescue 3, Wingman Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter – Wingmate 2 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Additional Voices Summoner 2 – Krobelus, Pirate Medevan Leader, Sharangir Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines – Gorgeous Gary Golden, Male Sire Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory – Axis Commander

References[edit]

^ a b Lawson, Tim; Persons, Alisa (2004), The magic behind the voices: a who's who of cartoon voice actors, Univ. Press of Mississippi, p. xxx, ISBN 978-1-57806-696-4  ^ "The TCC Presents: Screamers Retro-Views – G1 Interview with Neil Ross". Transformers
Transformers
Collectors Club Magazine. 1 (37): 3.  ^ Capcom
Capcom
(2004-04-27). Onimusha 3: Demon Siege. Scene: Closing credits, 0:45 in, cast. 

External links[edit]

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Voiceovers – official website Voice demos Neil Ross
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on IMDb Neil Ross
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at Anime News Network's encyclopedia Neil Ross
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interview Neil Ross
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interview on Insomniac Mania

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