John Roberts (actor)
Roberts in 2016.
November 10, 1971 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Notable works and roles||Linda Belcher on Bob's Burgers|
Roberts currently provides the voice of Linda, the doting matriarch of the Belcher family, in the FOX animated primetime comedy Bob's Burgers. He has said in interviews that he based the voice of Linda on that of his own mother, Marge.
He has appeared several times on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Watch What Happens: Live, has co-written a pilot for MTV with Bob Odenkirk and performed in two national tours for Margaret Cho as well as her Showtime special. Roberts first gained attention as one of the standout performer/writers on the YouTube follow up "Jackie & Debra" which won The Comedy Smalls award in London. He has over 20 million hits on YouTube and has made videos with the likes of Debbie Harry and David Cross. He performs several times a year at NYC's Joe's Pub and has signed a publishing deal with French Kiss Records.
Roberts is openly gay.
- FOX Broadcasting Company – Bob's Burgers TV Show – Bob's Burgers TV Series – Bob's Burgers Episode Guide
- "An interview with John Roberts, aka Linda Belcher - Features - Impose Magazine". Impose Magazine. 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
- "The Voice Behind Linda Belcher of 'Bob's Burgers'". Mashable. 2017-12-08. Retrieved 2017-12-08.