Greg Cipes
Born
Gregory Michael Cipes

(1980-01-04) January 4, 1980 (age 43)
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present
AgentInnovative Artists
Websitewww.gregcipes.com Edit this at Wikidata

Gregory Michael Cipes[1] (born January 4, 1980) is an American actor. The voice actor for the character Beast Boy in Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go! and Young Justice: Outsiders, Chiro in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Kevin Levin in Ben 10, Michelangelo in the 2012 edition of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Splaat from RoboSplaat!. He has made appearances in the television series Gilmore Girls, in the season four episode "Ted Koppel's Big Night Out", and Deadwood. Cipes has also guest starred in an episode of Ghost Whisperer in the episode "Love Still Won't Die". He appeared as a freegan in the Bones season six episode "The Body and the Bounty". He also played a man who camps out in Roseanne's yard in her series Roseanne's Nuts. From 2009 to 2018, he appeared in a recurring role as Chuck, Mike Heck's freewheeling co-worker, in the ABC television series, The Middle. His film career includes playing the character Dwight Mueller in Fast & Furious, Reed in National Lampoon's Pledge This!, Sam in Vile and many more.

Early life

Cipes was born in Coral Springs, Florida, on January 4, 1980.[1] Growing up, he was an avid surfer who won several competitions, eventually ranking to #3 in junior surfing.[2]

Career

Cipes voices Beast Boy in the animated television series Teen Titans and Kevin Levin in Ben 10. He also voices Stinkfly in the Ben 10 reboot media franchise. He reprised the role of Beast Boy in the spin-off series Teen Titans Go!, as well as the video games Teen Titans, the video game adaption of the series, and the online game DC Universe Online. He voiced Atlas in the Astro Boy anime series in 2003, as well as Chiro in the Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! in 2004. He is also referred to in the comic Teen Titans Go #26 as a stunt double named Craig Snipes. In 2012, he began working on Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles voicing Michelangelo.[3] He also voiced Tu in The Legend of Korra.[4]

Four of his roles have love interests who are voiced by Ashley Johnson (Terra in Teen Titans, Jinmay in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Gwen Tennyson in Ben 10 and Renet in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).

Cipes has made numerous appearances in television, in both commercials and television programs. He was one of seven friends in the MTV reality show Twentyfourseven. Cipes made some guest appearances on One on One as Butter, one of Arnaz Ballard's band members. He guest starred on House M.D. in the episode Family as a cane salesman. He has made appearances in the television series Gilmore Girls, in the season four episode "Ted Koppel's Big Night Out", and Deadwood. Cipes has also guest starred in an episode of Ghost Whisperer in the episode "Love Still Won't Die". He appeared as a freegan in the Bones season six episode "The Body and the Bounty". He also played a man who camps out in Roseanne's yard in her series Roseanne's Nuts. From 2009 to 2018, he appeared in a recurring role as Chuck, Mike Heck's freewheeling co-worker, in the ABC television series, The Middle.

Cipes is the front man for the reggae/hip-hop band Cipes and the People. The band has developed a following in Southern California, and other parts of the United States and Asia. Their first album, Conscious Revolution, was released by High Valley Entertainment on September 18, 2007. The song "Rescue" on the band's 2007 debut release Conscious Revolution features teenage pop star Jesse McCartney. Cipes also works as a singer in clubs in Los Angeles. He has released music videos for the songs "Fade Away", "Free Me", and "Oh Why Oh Why (Greg Cipes and Jah Sun)".

Cipes was the announcer for Cartoon Network from July to October 2008. In April 2017, he and Kevin Coulston created a new animated political parody impov series on Kickstarter, called A Fowl American. The story takes place on Planet Earth, where humanity has been wiped out. Animals rule the land, but President Rump, a parody of the 45th United States President, Donald Trump, is determined to repeat history.

Personal life

Beginning when he was eight, Cipes has eaten a vegetarian diet.[5] In 2009, he became vegan.[6] He was raised a Messianic Jew[7] and identified as a "Christian Jew" in 2019,[8] though previously he identified as irreligious in 2017, saying he was "free of mental slavery and hypocrisy" and joking to be a "believer in dog".[9] Cipes is a survivor of skin cancer.[2]

Filmography

Voice-over roles

Animation

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source
2003–2006 Teen Titans Beast Boy, Adonis, French Chef [10]
2003–2005 All Grown Up! J.R., Lil' Red 2 episodes [10]
2003 Justice League Jack Ep. "Wild Cards" Parts 1 & 2 [10]
2003 Whatever Happened to... Robot Jones? Jacko Jr., College Guy, Kid #4 Ep. "Summer Camp/Rules of Dating" [10]
2004–2007 Astro Boy Daichi / Atlas English dub [10]
2004 Rocket Power Goth and Ballad Backup Ep. "The Big Day: Part 1" [10]
2004 Father of the Pride Orangatan 3 episodes [10]
2004–2006 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Chiro, Glenny, Teen with Braces, Robo Ape #1, Chira, Chiroo, Chiro Spider, Chiro Blob, Citizen #2, Alien Chiro First main protagonist to be voiced by Cipes [10]
2004 W.I.T.C.H. Caleb [10]
2005 Totally Spies! Dean 3 episodes [10]
2007-2008 Fifi and the Flowerstots Bumble (Fuzzbuzz) US Dub
2008–2010 Ben 10: Alien Force Kevin Levin, Forever Knight #4, Teenager, Kid #2 [10]
2010–2020 SciGirls Jack [10]
2010 Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil Horace, Emo Kid [10]
2010–2012 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Kevin Levin, Exasperated Guy, Robotic Guard, Forever Knight 1 (2), Car Computer, Boy, Student [10]
2011–2013 Fish Hooks Steve Jackson 8 Episodes [10]
2012 Generator Rex Sly Tyler Ep. Rock My World [10]
2012–2017 Ultimate Spider-Man Danny Rand / Iron Fist, Robot, Man (2), Cop (2), Excited Girl #2, Midtown Kid #2 [10]
2012–2014 The Legend of Korra Tu, Mako & Bolin's Cousin [10]
2012–2016 Gravity Falls Craz [10]
2012–2014 Ben 10: Omniverse Kevin Levin, Kevin Levin (Young), Future Kevin, Grick, Possessed Adult [10]
2012–2017 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michaelangelo, Rodriguez, Lil' Rineo, Pizza Delivery Boy, Michelangelo (Baby), Michelangelo (Young), Michelangelo (Old) [10]
2012 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Zatt 4 episodes [11]
2012 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange Joey the Carrott Ep. "Generic Holiday Special" [10]
2012 Generator Rex Sly Ep. "Rock My World" [10]
2013–present Teen Titans Go! Beast Boy, Puppet Wizard, Gumdrop Goblin, Virus, Boy Beast, Turtle 1, Soccer Troll, Chuck, Dad, Lumino, Meaty, Male Statue, Greg Cipes, Alien Voice, Growler, Ghost #1, Handsome Silkie, Worker Bee #2, Male Dating Show Contestant, Richard Nixon, Professor (2), Kensington, Book Wizard, Kensington's Evil Twin Brother, Starro [10]
2013 Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload Iron Fist [10]
2014 Robot Chicken Michelangelo, Dwork, Lucas Wolenczak Ep. "Super Guitario Center" [10]
2014 The Fairly OddParents Chester McBadbat (voice; uncredited) Ep. "Dimmsdale Tales"
2014 Robot and Monster Vapid Milquetoast Ep. "Monster Hit" [10]
2015–2018 The Adventures of Puss in Boots Brandt [10]
2016 The Loud House Luke [10]
2016–2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Tad, Headphone Jones, Aaron Dominic [10]
2018 Mighty Magiswords Noel Trobblin, Frog Monster, Evil Tree 6 [10]
2016 Ben 10 Stinkfly, Kevin Levin, Wreckingbolt, Bootleg, Cyrstal Fist, Hot Shot, Quad Smack, Rush, Bashmouth, Skunkmoth, Thornblade, Dark Matter, Undertow, Goatadactyl, Clown 3, Kid 2 (1), Guy 2 (2), Guy (4), Samurai Chef, Buddy House Computer, Man, Kitten Guy, Robot Butler, Kid 2 (3), Kevin (Young), Egyptian Guy 2, Robot (2), Radio Voice 1, Kyle (2), Guy 1 (3), Cop 1 (2), Henchman 1 (2), Henchman 2 (2), Balloon Bear, Judge 3, Guy 2 (3), Monster Kevin 1, Monster Kevin 2, Officer 1 (2), Baby 1, Wreckingbolt (Baby) [10]
2016–2019 Milo Murphy's Law Mort [10]
2018 Avengers Assemble Iron Fist Ep. "The Immortal Weapon" [10]
2019 Young Justice Beast Boy [10]
2019–2020 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S.H.E.L.L.D.O.N 5 episodes [10]
2020 DuckTales Vero 2 episodes [10]
2020 The Mighty Ones Josh Ep. Creepy Caterpillar/Code of Silence [10]
2020 Cleopatra in Space Cyrano Ep. Cyrano [10]

Film

List of voice performances in films
Year Series Role Notes Source
2005 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! the Movie: The I, Chiro Saga Chiro, Glenny
2006 The Wild Ryan [10]
2006 Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo Beast Boy [10]
2016 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout Beast Boy [10]
2016 DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year Beast Boy [10]
2016 Trolland Flint, Klorg, Oppenhop [10]
2017 DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games Beast Boy [10]
2017 Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain Beast Boy [10]
2018 Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Super-Villain High Beast Boy [10]
2018 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Beast Boy [12]
2018 DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis Beast Boy [10]
2019 Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans Beast Boy [13]
2020 Ben 10 Versus the Universe: The Movie Kevin 11 (as Bashmouth, Crystalfist, Rush, Hot shot, Dark Matter, Quad Smack, Bootleg)
2021 Teen Titans Go! See Space Jam Beast Boy
2022 Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse Beast Boy [10]

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
Year Series Role Notes Source
2003 True Crime: Streets of LA Additional voices [14]
2005 Teen Titans Beast Boy [10]
2007 Hot Shots Tennis Cody [10]
2008 Ben 10: Alien Force Kevin Levin [10]
2009 Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks Kevin Levin [10]
2010 Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction Kevin Levin [10]
2011 Ben 10: Galactic Racing Kevin Levin [10]
2013 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michaelangelo [10]
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze Michaelangelo [10]
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Portal Power Michaelangelo [10]
2018 Lego DC Super-Villains Beast Boy [15]
2020 Ben 10: Power Trip Kevin Levin
2022 Nickelodeon Extreme Tennis Michaelangelo [10]

Live-action roles

Film

List of acting performances in film
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2004 Club Dread Trevor Resume
2004 Ring of Darkness Gordo IMDb
2005 Stress, Orgasms, and Salvation Water Resume
2005 Kathy T Curtis Resume
2006 The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down Drunk Driver Resume
2006 Simon Says Zack Resume
2006 John Tucker Must Die Guy at Party #4 Resume
2006 National Lampoon's Pledge This! Reed Resume
2007 Supergator Shaun Resume
2008 The Onion Movie Hippie Diplomant Resume
2008 Killer Pad Vance Resume
2009 Fast & Furious Dwight Mueller Resume
2011 Vile Sam Resume
2015 Unfriended Barking Dog Uncredited

Television

List of acting performances in television
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2002 MDs Tanner Recurring role, 10 episodes Resume
2003 Gilmore Girls Brennon Lewis Episode "Ted Koppel's Big Night Out" Resume
2003 Peacemakers Will Johnston Recurring role Resume
2004 Deadwood Miles Anderson Episodes: "Bullock Returns to the Camp" and "Suffer the Little Children" Resume
2004 One on One Butter/Jesse 8 episodes Resume
2005–07 Ghost Whisperer Jamey Barton Episodes: "The Crossing", "Love Still Won't Die" and "The Gathering" Resume
2006 Twentyfourseven Greg Reality television series, as himself, cast member [16]
2006 Cold Case Greg Wells Episode: "Saving Sammy" Resume
2007 Raines Hunter Episode: "Stone Dead" Resume
2007 House M.D. Cane Salesman Episode: "Family" Resume
2007 Without a Trace Wayne Episode: "Two of Us" Resume
2009 Nite Tales: The Series Surfer Episode: "Trapped" Resume
2009 Samantha Who? Street Musician Episode: "The Rock Star" Resume
2010–18 The Middle Chuck Recurring role (13 episodes)
2010 True Blood Bufort Norris Episodes: "Night on the Sun", "Evil Is Going On" Resume

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Gregory Michael (Greg) Cipes".
  2. ^ a b "At Florida Supercon, Beast Boy's heart will be in Deerfield Beach".
  3. ^ "TitansGo.net :: View thread - [Reviews] TTG #26 - "Call of the Wild"". July 24, 2011. Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Greg Cipes Credit List". Greg Cipes official website. March 23, 2012. Archived from the original on March 23, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  5. ^ PETAKids.com > Feature > Meet Greg Cipes Archived March 23, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ > Feature > Meet Greg Cipes Archived April 25, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ @GregCipes (June 13, 2019). "I was raised a Jew for Jesus and it was a blessing but now I worship Dog and it's always heaven in his arms" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  8. ^ @GregCipes (December 20, 2019). "As a Christian Jew I agree. Rump is a vile anti christ demon sucking the blood of the vulnerable followers!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  9. ^ @GregCipes (May 18, 2017). "I DO NOT follow any Religion, nor do I Vote. I am Free from Mental Slavery and Hypocrisy. I am an Artist and a believer in DOG" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  10. ^ 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 au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg "Greg Cipes (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  11. ^ ""Teen Titans Go!" Star Greg Cipes on Singing, More Freedom, and Staying Young". Comic Book Resources. April 21, 2016. Retrieved May 6, 2020.
  12. ^ "What parents need to know about recent movies - The Washington Post". The Washington Post.
  13. ^ Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans Exclusive Trailer Debut - IGN, June 26, 2019, retrieved June 28, 2019
  14. ^ "True Crime: Streets of LA (2003 Video Game)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved April 28, 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.((cite web)): CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  15. ^ Traveller's Tales. Lego DC Super-Villains. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, Voice Talent.
  16. ^ "Tom Shales - 'Twenty Four Seven' Has Zero to Offer All of the Time". The Washington Post.