Dana Snyder is an American actor. He is known for his voice roles of Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Granny Cuyler in Squidbillies, Baby Ball on Ballmastrz: 9009, and other roles in various Adult Swim television shows. His other voice roles include voicing Gazpacho in Cartoon Network's animated series Chowder,[1] Dr. Colosso in Nickelodeon's comedy series The Thundermans, and Scratch in Disney Channel's animated series The Ghost and Molly McGee. His live-action television show work has been in shows such as Saul of the Mole Men and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell.

Dana Snyder
Snyder in 2022
Other namesCarmine Decenzo
EducationLas Vegas High School
Alma materWebster University (BFA)
Years active1998–present
Christine Snyder
(m. 2005)

Early lifeEdit

Snyder was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania[2] and grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada.[3] He credits Don Rickles, Rip Taylor, and Phil Silvers as childhood influences in his decision to pursue acting.[4] Snyder graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1992[5] and from Webster University in St. Louis in 1996 with a BFA from Webster's Conservatory of Theatre Arts.[6][7]


Voice actingEdit

Snyder was hired to voice Master Shake on Aqua Teen Hunger Force,[8] auditioning over the phone in a call with Dave Willis, the show's co-creator.[9] Snyder played the vocal role of Gazpacho on Chowder, Dr. Wang on Minoriteam, The Alchemist and The President on The Venture Bros., Baby Ball on Ballmastrz: 9009, and Granny Cuyler on Squidbillies.[10] He voices Todd and Benny Lee on the G4TV show Code Monkeys, Leonard the Koala in The Penguins of Madagascar, and plays a teacher named "Mr. Baldwin" on the Disney series Fish Hooks.[11][12]

He played Alistair in Open Season 3.[13][14]

Snyder provided the voices of Sam and that of Cold Fusion Reactor Dad on the web series Suicide by Side.[15][16] He narrated the Adult Swim web series Sipes Stories that he co-produced with Andy Sipes. He has starred on Adventure Time as the Ancient Sleeping Magi of Life Giving from the episode "Little Dude" in the fifth season. He played the voice of Belcitane within the White Knight Chronicles, and the White Knight Chronicles II.[17] He also shows up in the web series "Bravest Warriors" in season 2 episode 6.[18]

He voices the recurring character McSweats in the Disney XD animated series Pickle and Peanut. Snyder played Dr. Colosso on Nickelodeon's comedy The Thundermans from 2013 to 2018 where he voiced his rabbit form and portrayed his human form. He also played as Graballa the Hutt on the Disney XD animated series Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.

In 2021, Snyder appeared as Patrick Star's grandfather on The Patrick Star Show and in the role of Scratch the ghost on The Ghost and Molly McGee.

Stage actingEdit

On April 15, 2010, Snyder and Dave Willis went on a multi-city[19] tour called Aqua Teen Hunger Force Live!.[20][21][22] In June 2010, he appeared as Max Bialystock in the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's production of Mel Brooks' The Producers in Arrow Rock, Missouri.[23] In February and March 2011, he again played Max Bialystock in The Producers at the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, Florida.[11] Snyder has also been seen in the Lyceum Theatre 2011 productions of Run For Your Wife,[24] Damn Yankees, and The Sound of Music[25] and has worked at several other United States regional theaters, including Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and Cleveland Play House.[1] Snyder was also a guest performer during several performances of the Atlanta-based burlesque revue "Dames Aflame" in 2010 and 2012.[26]

Film and televisionEdit

Snyder has made guest appearances on ER,[27] Brothers and Sisters,[1] and Gary Unmarried.[28][29] Snyder also appeared in Saul of the Mole Men,[27][30] The Young Person's Guide to History,[31] and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. He guest appeared on the Christian live action television show Come On Over.


Snyder co-hosted the Ken P.D. Snydecast with Ken "Plumey" Plume, which was a free podcast. The first episode of the show appeared on the internet on January 11, 2006, with the last episode appearing September 18, 2017.[32] The show was initially produced out of IGN[33] and was produced out of Fred Entertainment before its finale in 2017.[33] In addition to Snyder and Plume, guests have included Doc Hammer, Paul Sabourin, and Jay Wade Edwards.[32] In late 2013, Dana began co-hosting the podcast Drunk on Disney[34] with Guy Hutchinson.[35] Since 2018, Snyder started hosting Dino and Dana's Safe Space Starring Spencer and Tish with Dino Stamatopoulos, Spencer Crittenden and Tish Burns. Occasional guests include Jeff B. Davis and Cassandra Church. As of January 2021, Dino and Dana’s Safe Space no longer stars Spencer or Tish and exclusively streams on Patreon. Podcast regulars now include Lisa Corrao (comedian), and duo, Bob and Ron (of Chicago’s own Bob and Ron’s Record Club).

Personal lifeEdit

He married Christine "Sweety" Snyder (née Ciccone) in August 2005. They have one daughter born in June 2014.



List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Dante's Inferno Ulysses, Strom Thurmond
2007 Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters Master Shake
2010 Open Season 3 Alistair Direct-to-video film
2011 A Letter to Momo Kawa English dub
2015 Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts The Penguin Direct-to-video film
2015 Hell and Back Garthog
2016 Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants The Penguin Direct-to-video film
2018 Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost Skip Taylor Direct-to-video film
2022 Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm Master Shake Direct-to-video film


List of voice performances in television shows
Year Title Role Notes
2000–2015 Aqua Teen Hunger Force Master Shake Main role
2001 Sealab 2021 Master Shake Episode: "Murphy Murph & the Feng Shui Bunch"
2005–2021 Squidbillies Granny Cuyler Main role
2005–2006 Minoriteam Dr. Wang Recurring role
2006 Robot Chicken Master Shake, Twinkie the Kid, Various Voices 4 episodes
2006–2007 Come On Over Dr. FullOvit 3 episodes
2006–2018 The Venture Bros. The Alchemist, The President Recurring role
2007–2008 Code Monkeys Todd, Benny 24 episodes
2007–2010 Chowder Gazpacho 48 episodes
2010 The Cartoonstitute Danger Planet Episode: Danger Planet
2010 Robotomy Dreadnot, Thunderbyte 10 episodes
2010–2013 Mad Various voices 29 episodes
2010–2011 The Penguins of Madagascar Leonard 4 episodes
2010–2014 Fish Hooks Mr. Baldwin, Bud 31 episodes
2012 Superjail! Prison Pee Dee 5 episodes
2012–2015 Adventure Time Ancient Sleeping Magi of Life Giving, The Train 5 episodes
2013, 2015 Bob's Burgers Pud, Sheldon 2 episodes
2013–2018 The Thundermans Dr. Colosso Recurring role
2014 The Haunted Hathaways Dr. Colosso Episode: "The Haunted Thundermans"
2014 Bravest Warriors The Thing, Puppet Characters Episode: "The Puppetyville Horror"
2014 Creature Commandos Warren Griffith Shorts
2014–2015 Turbo Fast Buster Move 2 episodes
2015 DC Super Friends The Penguin 7 episodes
2015–2018 Pickle and Peanut McSweats 9 episodes
2016 Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Graballa the Hutt 8 episodes
2016 Harvey Beaks Blargus Episode: "Technoscare"
2016–2018 Justice League Action Plastic Man, The Penguin 7 episodes
2017–2019 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Doctor Greyman 7 episodes
2017–2019 Welcome to the Wayne Wendell Recurring role
2018–2020 Ballmastrz: 9009 Baby Ball Main role
2018 Dallas & Robo Fat Paul Main role
2018–2022 Paradise PD Stanley Hopson, Dusty Marlow Recurring role (season 1); main role (seasons 2–4)
2018 12 oz. Mouse Buzby Episode: "Invictus"
2018 LEGO Star Wars: All-Stars Graballa the Hutt 4 episodes
2019 Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart Medatatin' Melvin Episode: "Flyaway"
2020 ThunderCats Roar Vultureman, The Berbils, Ram Bam 18 episodes
2021–present The Patrick Star Show GrandPat Star Main role
2021–present The Ghost and Molly McGee Scratch Main role[36]
2021 Jellystone! Snagglepuss Recurring role[37]
2021 Aquaman: King of Atlantis Ocean Master Miniseries; voice role[38]
2021 Cake Cat Recurring role[39]
2021 LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales Graballa the Hutt Television special
2022 Chibiverse Scratch
2022–2023 Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years GrandPat Star 2 episodes
2023 SpongeBob SquarePants GrandPat Star 2 episodes

Video gamesEdit

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role
2007 Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am Master Shake
2010 White Knight Chronicles Belcitane, additional voices[40]
2012 Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Gremlin Jamface
2023 Justice League: Cosmic Chaos Mister Mxyzptlk[41]


List of acting performances in television shows
Year Title Role Notes
2007 ER Paranoid Man Episode: "Lights Out"
2007 Brothers & Sisters Office Worker Episode: "Home Front"
2007 Saul of the Mole Men Kiko, Strata Operator, Benjamin Franklin 20 episodes
2008 Young Person's Guide to History Benjamin Franklin Television special
2013–2019 Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell Lucas, Troy 13 episodes
2016 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Dr. Colosso 1 episode
2016 Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything Mr. Funkus 3 episodes


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters Master Shake Writer, performer: "Nude Love", & Voice Actor
2009 G4 Presents Comic-Con '09 Live Belcitane Performer: "Nature's Bounty" and "Yellowcake"


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