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Ryan Sean O'Donohue (born 1984 or 1985) is an American actor most notable for his performances as a voice actor in many Disney projects[1][2] especially as Demyx in the Kingdom Hearts video game franchise. As a live-action actor, he was part of the main cast of The Byrds of Paradise.[3][4]

Ryan O'Donohue
Born
Ryan Sean O'Donohue

OccupationVoice actor
Years active1994–present

Early life and careerEdit

O'Donohue was born in Pomona, California[1] in either 1984 or 1985.[5]

O'Donohue played Zeke Byrd on the 1994 ABC drama The Byrds of Paradise,[5][6] filmed in Hawaii.[7][8] TV producer Steven Bochco was one of the show's executive producers.[9]

FilmographyEdit

He has been credited with voice acting in 29 films.[10]

From 1993 through 2017, he has been credited as a voice in four video games.[16]

Awards and nominationsEdit

O'Donohue was nominated for the Best Young Performer in a Voice-Over award at the 19th Youth in Film Awards, for his performance in the 1996–1997 season of Recess.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Valenzuela, Beatriz E. "Did you know these Comic-Con faves are from the Inland Empire?". Press-Enterprise. pe.com. Retrieved 10 October 2019. Chances are Ryan O'Donohue's voice played a major part in many a nerd's childhood. The veteran voice actor born in Pomona has been in such film and television favorites as 'The Iron Giant,' 'Pepper Ann,' 'Recess,' 'A Bug's Life' and 'Batman Beyond' to name a few.
  2. ^ a b c Willis, John; Lynch, Tom; Monush, Barry (December 1, 2002). Applause. Screen World. 53. New York London. p. 306. ISBN 9781557835994.
  3. ^ Rabinowitz, Dorothy (Mar 10, 1994). "TV: Headmaster in Hawaii, Uncle Miltie, sin and Hollywood". Wall Street Journal. p. A16.
  4. ^ "Ryan O'Donohue". TV GUIDE. CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  5. ^ a b O'Connor, John (2 March 1994). "Review/Television; Families on the Move To and From Their Roots". New York Times. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  6. ^ Prouty, Howard H. (March 3, 1994). "The Byrds of Paradise". Variety and Daily Variety Television Reviews, 1993-1994. Daily Variety. 18. p. 261. ISBN 9780824037970.
  7. ^ Rosenberg, Howard (3 March 1994). "TV REVIEW : ABC's 'Byrds of Paradise' Whistles a Maudlin Song". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  8. ^ Furman, Elina (2000-04-15). "Almost Doesn't Count". Seth Green: An Unauthorized Biography. ISBN 9781466810358.
  9. ^ Svetkey, Benjamin. "Steven Bochco's new show". EW. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  10. ^ "Ryan O'Donohue". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved October 10, 2019.
  11. ^ Leszczak, Bob (2018). Single Season Sitcoms of the 1990s: A Complete Guide. p. 28. ISBN 9781476631981.
  12. ^ Crump, William D. "Miracle on Third Street". Happy Holidays--Animated!: A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Cartoons on Television and Film. p. 253.
  13. ^ Erickson, Hal (June 30, 2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 -2003. The Shows M-Z Vol. 2. p. 899. ISBN 9780786422562.
  14. ^ a b Lentz, Harris M. (2001). Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Film and Television. p. 1753.
  15. ^ Lentz, Harris M. (2001). Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Film and Television. p. 750.
  16. ^ "Ryan O'Donohue". mobygames.com. Retrieved October 10, 2019.
  17. ^ Crump, William D. (2019). Happy Holidays–Animated!: A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Cartoons on Television and Film. McFarland & Company. p. 253.

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