John William DiMaggio (//; born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor and comedian. His gruff, baritone voice features as Bender and others on Futurama, Jake the Dog on Adventure Time, Marcus Fenix in the Gears of War series, the Scotsman on Samurai Jack, Dr. Drakken on Kim Possible, Brother Blood on Teen Titans, Schnitzel on Chowder, Hammerhead and Sandman on The Spectacular Spider-Man, Aquaman on Batman: The Brave and the Bold and King Zøg on the Netflix series Disenchantment.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Rutgers University|
|Occupation||Voice actor, comedian|
Kate Miller (m. 2014)
DiMaggio is known for his roles as Bender on Futurama, Marcus Fenix in the Gears of War franchise, Dr. Drakken on Kim Possible, Jake the Dog on Adventure Time and Niblet on Pound Puppies. He is a former comedian, appearing on stage as part of a comic duo named "Red Johnny and the Round Guy" and has several on-screen credits, such as Steve Ballmer in Pirates of Silicon Valley (the docudrama about the history of Apple Computer and Microsoft) and as Dr. Sean Underhill, a recurring character on Chicago Hope.
|2001||Dr. Dolittle 2||Wassup Fish, Mouse, Seeing Eye Dog|||
|2006||Barnyard||Bud the Cow, Officer O'Hanlon|||
|2007||Happily N'Ever After||Dwarf #1, Dwarf #2, Giant|||
|2007||Bee Movie||Janitor, Baliff|||
|2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Leadfoot|||
|2012||Wreck-It Ralph||Beard Papa|||
|2014||Transformers: Age of Extinction||Crosshairs|||
|2016||Zootopia||Jerry Jumbeaux Jr.|||
|2017||Transformers: The Last Knight||Crosshairs / Nitro Zeus|||
|2018||Ralph Breaks the Internet||Arthur|||
|2019||The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part||Hawk|||
Direct-to-video and television filmsEdit
|2006||My Name Is Earl||Officer Ross||Episode: "BB"|||
|2008||Bones||Jim Dodd||Episode: "The Man in the Outhouse"|
|2012||Modern Family||Boat Captain||Episode: "Leap Day"|||
|2013||I Know That Voice||Himself||Documentary
Also narrator, writer and producer
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2001||Annie Awards||Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Male Performer in an Animated Television Production||Futurama||Won|
|2011||Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Screen Ensemble (shared with the entire cast)||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Nominated|
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John DiMaggio, Class of ’86 – Film/TV Arts
- Olivier, Bobby. "Through countless cartoons, N.J. native's voice touches all corners of N.Y. Comic Con", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, October 11, 2013. Accessed November 23, 2017. "John DiMaggio, a North Plainfield native, is a wildly successful voice actor whose tones have fueled hundreds of characters from television, film and video games.... Growing up in North Plainfield, DiMaggio attended Rutgers University in the late '80s."
- American Dragon: Jake Long – John DiMaggio "Fu Dog", Disney Channel, backed up by the Internet Archive as of June 8, 2008. Accessed November 23, 2017. "A native of North Plainfield, New Jersey, DiMaggio celebrates his birthday September 4 and resides in Los Angeles."
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- "Retro Review: Wonder Woman (2009) – A Fun Modernization of an Origins Story". monkeysfightingrobots.com. June 4, 2017. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
- Trumbore, Dave (November 14, 2017). "'Gotham by Gaslight' Blu-ray Details Confirm Epic Cast, Release Date and Special Features". Collider. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
- Square Enix. Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 2:15 minutes in, Cocoon Inhabitants, Additional Voices.
- "Gears of War: Judgment Credits". Microsoft Game Studios. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
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- "Dave Kosak, Hearthstone game designer confirming John DiMaggio as the voice actor for Dr. Boom". reddit.com. July 11, 2018. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
- "BB". My Name Is Earl. Season 1. Episode 25.
- "10 Voice Actors You Probably Didn't Notice in Live Action".
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