Brian Cummings
Born (1948-03-04) March 4, 1948 (age 73)
OccupationVoice actor
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Carla Cummings
Children8
Websitehttp://thebriancummings.com/

Brian Douglas Cummings (born March 4, 1948)[1] is an American voice actor, known for his work in radio and television commercials, television and motion picture promos, cartoons and as the announcer on The All-New Let's Make a Deal from 1984 to 1985.

Life and career

Having begun the pursuit of his chosen career at a local radio station (KSDN) in Aberdeen, South Dakota, during his senior year in high school, Brian set his sights high and has continued to "talk" a lot.[2]

Brian was the closing announcer for ALF in syndication, and he, along with Mark Elliot, has also been one of the long-time voices of Buena Vista Home Entertainment (now Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment's) trailers and promotions. He also did some narrations for some Columbia/Tristar Home Entertainment trailers, but is perhaps more known for his extensive work for Paramount Home Entertainment.

Cummings has performed on multiple animated series since the 1980s.[2] Among his most famous roles are those of Dimmy in The Snorks,[2] Morton Fizzback and Professor Funt in Denver, the Last Dinosaur, Mr. Hollywood in 2 Stupid Dogs,[2] Doctor Mindbender in G.I. Joe,[2] Clyde Cat in Tom and Jerry Kids, Papa Q. Bear in The Berenstain Bears,[2] Doofus Drake in DuckTales and he can also be heard as the voice of Sokolov in the Metal Gear Solid video games.

Personal life

Cummings is married to his wife Carla;[2] together they have eight children.[2]

Filmography

Film

Animation

Video games

Promos and commercials

Live-action

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Brian Cummings - 81 Character Images". Behind The Voice Actors.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Aberdeen man gives voice to animated characters". Rapid City Journal. Lee Enterprises. September 24, 2012. Archived from the original on September 26, 2012.
  3. ^ http://www.hasbro.com/common/swf/flvPlayer/flvPlayer400.cfm?video=http://www.hasbro.com/common/videos/transformers/en_US/Transformers_DRTV.flv&cid=drtv09-000003