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Roger Rose (born June 6, 1958) is an American actor, voice actor, and former VH1 VJ, known for such films as Ski Patrol[1] and for voice work in animated films and television series such as Happy Feet, Rugrats, Scooby-Doo, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, and Quack Pack. He is also an occasional announcer.

Roger Rose
Born (1958-06-06) June 6, 1958 (age 59)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Voice actor, actor, VJ
Years active 1979–present
Agent Atlas Talent Agency
Notable credit(s) The Super Hero Squad Show
as Doctor Strange
Batman: The Brave and the Bold
as Superman
Parent(s) Sondra B. Gair (mother)
Hilly Rose (father)
Relatives Judd Rose (brother)
Website rogerrose.com

Contents

CareerEdit

His first live role was in an episode of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. He auditioned at Rod Roddy's podium in 2004 for the announcing job on television's longest running game show, The Price Is Right, and was the announcer for the show's 6000th aired episode.

He starred in Ski Patrol (1990) and produced and acted in Comic Book: The Movie (2004). He voices on-air promos for most Major Television networks. He was the in-show Announcer for the Emmy Awards hosted by Jane Lynch on Fox. He voiced both the Dark Fiend Charles the 3rd and Aquatic Terror Gran Bruce in the video game Viewtiful Joe (2003). Some of his notable anime roles include several minor characters of Zatch Bell!. He also did the voice of Garbel of Manicuria on Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo. He currently is doing promos for TV shows such as Ugly Betty and Hannah Montana "NCIS" "Big Bang". He has also done a David Letterman impression on several animated series, such as Tiny Toons and Animaniacs. Most recently in 2009, he voiced Doctor Strange on The Super Hero Squad Show and Superman on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. He has narrated documentaries for Animal Planet, (Discovery) and (National Geographic). Rose also announced the 2011 Emmy Awards.

He can be heard on WLS-TV in Chicago, (WLNY) in New York City, and KGO-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of Hilly Rose, a radio personality in Los Angeles, and Sondra B. Gair, a pioneer radio interviewer with Chicago Public Radio. His brother was Judd Rose, of ABC.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role
1983 The Man Who Loved Women Sergeant Stone
1984 Hot Moves Cliff
Micki + Maude Newscaster
1986 Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives Steven
1990 Ski Patrol Jerry Cramer
1991 The Five Heartbeats The Five Horsemen
1992 Double Vision Salesman
1993 Love Bites Dwight Putnam
1994 Dead On Russ Russell
2000 Rugrats in Paris Finster Wedding DJ (voice)
The Brainiacs.com Smartball (voice)
2004 Comic Book: The Movie Taylor Donohue
2006 Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom Additional Voices
Happy Feet Leopard Seal (voice)
2007 Jekyll Guy #2
2010 The Cost of Heaven Administrator
Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers Brick Masterson (voice)

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Marcos Episode: "The Golden Man"
Too Close for Comfort Magician Episode: "Guess Who's Coming to Burp?"
1983 Alice Customer #2 Episode: "Vera's Secret Lover"
1984 Airwolf Delivery Boy Episode: "Random Target"
1985 Down to Earth Herbie Schroeder Episode: "The Radio Show"
Knight Rider Valet Episode: "Knight by a Nose"
Mr. Belvedere Police Officer Episode: "What I Did for Love"
The Jetsons Episode: "Elroy in Wonderland"
1986 Wildlife Halavex (voice) Episode: "The Highwayman"
Pound Puppies Byron P. Fleabottom
Clawfinger
Spy 1 (voice)
1990 Gravedale High Vinnie Stoker (voice)
1991 Where's Wally? Additional Voices
1990-1992 Tiny Toon Adventures
1993 Tom and Jerry Kids Show
I Yabba-Dabba Do!
Seinfeld Mark Episode: "The Pilot"
Bonkers
2 Stupid Dogs Platypus
Quark
1994 All-New Dennis the Menace Additional Voices
Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
The Super Dave Superbowl of Knowledge
Taz-Mania Arnie Episode: "The Return of the Road to Taz-Mania Strikes Back"
Gargoyles Cop 2
Doyle Spokesman
Episode: "Ransom"
1992-1994 Batman: The Animated Series Gilbert
Jaguar Shaman
Additional Voices
1995 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat Additional Voices
1991-1995 Silk Stalkings Dwight Guernsey
Eddie
1994-1996 The Tick Additional Voices
1996-1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Carbone Episodes: "The One with Lisa Kudrow in a Small Role"
"Dammit, Hollywood"
1995-1997 Pinky and the Brain David Letterman
Man #1
Additional Voices
Episodes: "TV or Not TV"
"It's Only a Paper World"
"Hoop Schemes"
1996 Quack Pack Kent Powers multiple episodes
1997 The Weird Al Show Talk Show Host Episode: "Talent Show"
1999 The Brothers Flub Additional Voices
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Additional Voices
2001 The Zeta Project Ad-Bot Episode: "Hicksburg"
2001-2005 Growing Up... Narrator
2002 What's New Scooby-Doo Additional Voices
2003 Grim & Evil Announcer
Big Zombie
Chad
Additional Voices
2005 Zatch Bell! Hige
Rembrant
Zoboron
Fein
Additional Voices
2005-2006 Codename: Kids Next Door Little Juan Episodes: "Operation L.U.N.C.H./Operation M.U.N.C.H.I.E.S."
"Operation: E.N.G.L.A.N.D./Operation: A.W.A.R.D.S."
2007 The Batman Worker #2 Episode: "The Joining: Part 1"
2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Superman
Amazo
C.C.
WHIZ Reporter
2009-2011 The Super Hero Squad Show Dr. Strange
Bulldozer
Goodman
2013-2015 Monsters and Mysteries in America Narrator

Video GamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Blazing Dragons Sir Juicealot, Police Officer
1997 Zork: Grand Inquisitor Marvin the Mythical Goatfish
Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant Pinky Flamingo
2001 Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty Russian Soldier (English version)
2002 Dead to Rights Augie Blatz
Tattoo
Fat Chow
Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance Russian Soldier
2003 Viewtiful Joe Charles the 3rd
Gran Bruce
2004 Viewtiful Joe 2 Flinty Stone
2005 Shadow of Rome Sextus
2006 Gothic 3 Additional Voices
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Vision
Captain Marvel
Downhill Jam Antonio Segul
Happy Feet Adult Penguin #6
Leopard Seal
Additional Voices
2007 Shrek the Third Peasant 1
Bandit 1
Pirate 3
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Additional Voices
Assassin's Creed II Thieves
Batman: Arkham Asylum Guard William North
Masked Guard #4
Masked Orderly #1
2010 Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Thieves
2011 Rage Additional Voice
PlayStation Move Heroes Buccaneer
Batman: Arkham City M.P.T. Officer William North
GCPD Officer Strictland
2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Soldiers/Extras [2]
2016 Fire Emblem Fates Takumi
Niles
Hisame
[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ James, Caryn (January 13, 1990). "Ski Patrol (1989) Review/Film; Meanwhile, Pops Is Back At the Lodge". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Konami (2015). Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Scene: Closing credits, 0:32 in, Cast. 
  3. ^ Roger Rose [@theRogerRose] (21 April 2016). "@HylianBelmont if zimmerman directed then yes" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 

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