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Wallace E. "Wally" Wingert (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and radio personality.[1] His roles include Almighty Tallest Red in Invader Zim, Renji Abarai in Bleach, Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger in Tiger & Bunny and the Riddler in the Batman: Arkham series.

Wally Wingert
Wally Wingert & Spooky.jpg
Wingert and his cat Spooky in 2009
Born
Wallace E. Wingert

(1961-05-06) May 6, 1961 (age 58)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesWally Wingart
Wallace Wingert
Grant W. Wylie
OccupationActor, voice actor, singer, radio personality
Years active1990–present
Notable work
Batman: Arkham
Bleach
Invader Zim
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Tiger & Bunny
Websitewww.wallyontheweb.com

Contents

Early lifeEdit

Wingert was born in Des Moines, Iowa, but soon moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the early 1980s, he appeared as disc jockey "Dennis Jimenez" (Dennis the Menace) on KELO AM1320 in Sioux Falls.

CareerEdit

Wingert was the announcer for the second incarnation of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (and its spin-off The Jay Leno Show) as well as the voice of Jon Arbuckle from The Garfield Show. He is also known for his roles as Almighty Tallest Red from Invader Zim (opposite Kevin McDonald), Ant-Man / Giant-Man from The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Riddler from the Batman: Arkham series, Renji Abarai from Bleach and Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger from Tiger & Bunny.

MusicEdit

In 1989, Wingert parodied the Escape Club song "Wild, Wild West" on the Dr. Demento radio show as "Adam West", in response to the casting of Michael Keaton as the titular character for Batman.

Personal lifeEdit

Wingert currently works and lives in Los Angeles, California.

FilmographyEdit

Live-actionEdit

List of acting performances in film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Murphy Brown Kelbo (voice) Episode: "It's Not Easy Being Brown"
1996 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Don Lewis Episode: "Backstage Pass"
1997 The Drew Carey Show Parrot (voice) Episode: "Man's Best Same Sex Companion"
1998 Power Rangers in Space Psycho Blue (voice) 3 episodes
1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Episode: "To the Tenth Power"
1999 Can of Worms The Loafer Alien (voice) Television film[2]
2000 The Bogus Witch Project Zombie Chef Segment: "In the Woods Segments"
2002 Just Shoot Me! Club Owner Episode: "The Boys in the Band"
2005 Wannabe Chain Gang Actor #1
2007 Livin' on a Prayer Butch McGuire Short film
2007 Real Hollywood Meeting The Special Effects Artist
2009–10 The Jay Leno Show Announcer 95 episodes
2010–14 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 7 episodes
2016 Wacky Wally's Vintage Toys Himself (host) 4 episodes

AnimationEdit

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes References
1996–2003 Dexter's Laboratory Additional Voices
1998–99 The Angry Beavers Wolffe D. Wolf [2]
1998–2005 The Powerpuff Girls Additional Voices
1999 King of the Hill Curator, Sheriff Ep. "Love Hurts and So Does Art"
1999 Rugrats Goober, Additional Voices [2]
1999–2017 Family Guy Additional Voices [2]
2000–04 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Various [2]
2001–03 Invader Zim Almighty Tallest Red, Prisoner 777, others [2]
2003 All Grown Up! Joe, Jock Ep. "Bad Kimi" [2]
2003–05 My Life as a Teenage Robot Phone, Abominatron, Hick, Additional Voices [2]
2005 American Dad! Jay Leno Ep. "Stan of Arabia: Part 1" [2]
2005 Higglytown Heroes Waiter Hero Ep. "Cry Baby Pookie/Wait for Me"  
2008–13 The Garfield Show Jon Arbuckle [2]
2009 The Cleveland Show Man Ep. "The One About Friends"  
2010 Chowder Crab, Repo Man, Shouting Dog Guard, Bus Driver Ep. "The Prank" [2]
2010–12 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Hank Pym / Ant-Man / Giant-Man / Yellowjacket, MODOK [2]
2011 The Penguins of Madagascar Alex the Lion Ep. "The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole [2]
2014–17 Sonic Boom Cubot [2]
2015 DC Super Friends Green Lantern [2]

AnimeEdit

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes
1992–95 Sailor Moon Yuuichirou Kumada Viz Media dub
1998 Initial D Nakazato Takeshi Tokyopop dub
2001 Transformers: Robots in Disguise Side Burn, Mirage
2002 Tokyo Pig Dad Ep. "When Pigs Fly"
2003 Astro Boy Professor Ochanomizu/Dr. O'Shay, various voices
2005–07 Zatch Bell! Brago, Praying Mantis Joe, Ruku, Professor Dartagnan, Bari, Bern, Additional Voices
2005–07 Naruto Kaiza, Aoba Yamashiro
2006–14 Bleach Renji Abarai, Tsubaki, Hospital Hollow
2007 Mega Man Star Force Aaron Boreal
2007–08 Digimon Data Squad BanchoLeomon
2007–12 Naruto: Shippuden Aoba Yamashiro, Yaoki (Ep. 182), Kisuke Maboroshi (Ep. 193), Harusame
2008 Blood+ George Miyagusuku, Amshell, Nathan Mahler
2010 Kekkaishi Habuki
2012–13 Tiger & Bunny Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger
2019 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Kinshiki Otsutsuki

FilmEdit

List of voice performances in direct-to-video, feature and television films
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Globehunters: An Around the World in 80 Days Adventure Raj Kangaroo
2002 Return to Never Land Pirates Patrick
2004 Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Green Eyed Skeleton Brother
2005 Digimon Frontier: Island of Lost Digimon HippoGryphomon English dub [2]
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Additional Voices [2]
2006 Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Rufus Shinra English dub [2]
The Ant Bully Wasp #3 [2]
2007 Garfield Gets Real Jon Arbuckle, Mike [2]
2008 Space Chimps Pappy Ham, Splork, Infinity Probe
Garfield's Fun Fest Jon Arbuckle [2]
Bleach: Memories of Nobody Renji Abarai English dub
2009 Garfield's Pet Force Jon Arbuckle, Emperor Jon [2]
Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion Renji Abarai English dub
2011 Bleach: Fade to Black
2012 Bleach: Hell Verse
2013 Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger
2015 Tiger & Bunny: The Rising [3]
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass Humpty Dumpty
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Riddler
2017 Batman vs. Two-Face Riddler, King Tut
Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Oskar Kokoshka, Mr. Hyunh
2019 Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus Almighty Tallest Red

Video gamesEdit

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Escape from Monkey Island Herman Toothrot
2001 Star Wars: Starfighter Reti
2002 Hot Wheels Velocity X Gear Head, Meta Cog, Simon "Slick" Deluca [2]
Maximo: Ghosts to Glory Maximo
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter Nym Pilot #3, Reti
Command & Conquer: Renegade Nick "Havoc" Parker
X-Men: Destiny Havok
2003 Enter the Matrix Additional Voices
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick Various
Dino Crisis 3 McCoy [2]
Tales of Symphonia Lord Remiel [2]
The Hobbit Balfor [2]
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge Big John [2]
Battlestar Galactica Paulus
2004 Maximo vs. Army of Zin Maximo
Astro Boy Dr. O'Shay, Blue Knight
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue Carnifex, Red the Blue Healer [2]
EverQuest II Additional Voices  
Doom 3 Dr. Cloud
2005 Zatch Bell! Mamodo Battles Brago, Bari
Madagascar Alex the Lion [2]
Quake 4 Various
Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury Brago, Ruku, Bari
2005–08 Soulcalibur series Cervantes de Leon Uncredited
2005 Neopets: The Darkest Faerie Tormund Ellis, Brightvale Guard [2]
2006 God Hand Mr. Gold, Mr. Silver
2006–present Naruto series Aoba Yamashiro, Mū, Jiryaia
2006 Resistance: Fall of Man Additional Voices
2006–present Bleach series Renji Abarai
2007 Rogue Galaxy Dario, Libra King [2]
Blazing Angels 2 Captain Christopher Roninson
Ratatouille Additional Voices
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Rusty Pete [2]
Power Rangers: Super Legends Icthior, Red Lion Wild Force Ranger
The Golden Compass Handsome Jim, Scholar, Tartar [2]
2008 Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World Magnar [2]
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty Rusty Pete [2]
Aion Additional Voices
2009–15 Batman: Arkham series Riddler
2009 Stormrise Spectre, Enforcer Soldier
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Multiple Man, Yellowjacket
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time Rusty Pete [2]
Brütal Legend Sparkies [2]
Madagascar Kartz Alex the Lion
Dragon Age: Origins Prince Bhelan Aeducan [2]
Samurai Warriors 3 Mitsunari Ishida
Final Fantasy XIII Additional Voices [2]
2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Cubby [2]
2010–present Sonic the Hedgehog series Cubot
2011–17 Marvel vs. Capcom series MODOK
2011 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional Voices  
2012 Armored Core V Chief
Kinect Star Wars Generic Male #1
2013 Marvel Heroes Hank Pym, Mister Fantastic, Ikaris
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Goddess's Disciple, Innkeeper, Outfitters [2]
2014–15 Skylanders series Blastermind, Threatpack, Verl
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Cubby Archived footage
2015 Lego Jurassic World Additional Voices
Disney Infinity 3.0 Time
Lego Dimensions Additional Voices
Lego Marvel's Avengers Doctor Strange, Crimson Dynamo, Mighty Destroyer [2]
2016 Ghostbusters Additional Voices
Final Fantasy XV [2]
2017 LawBreakers  
2018 Lego The Incredibles [2]
Lego DC Super-Villains Riddler [2]
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order MODOK [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wally Wingert". The New York Times.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at "Behind The Voice Actors – Wally Wingert". Behind The Voice Actors. January 27, 2010. Retrieved April 20, 2015. Green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots.
  3. ^ "Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising 'New Driver' English Dub Clip Streamed". February 22, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.

External linksEdit

Media offices
Preceded by
Andy Richter
The Tonight Show announcer
2010–2014
Succeeded by
Steve Higgins