JP Karliak
Born
John Paul Karliak

(1981-05-11) May 11, 1981 (age 40)
OccupationActor, voice actor, comedian
Years active2007–present
Known forThe Boss Baby: Back in Business
Wile E. Coyote[1]
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

John Paul "JP" Karliak (born May 11, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian.

He is known for voicing characters, such as Linus in The Stinky & Dirty Show and Wile E. Coyote in Wabbit/New Looney Tunes,[2] Naysaya in the Disney XD animated series Star vs. the Forces of Evil. He also voiced Bailey in Disney Infinity: 3.0. Edition and The Boss Baby in the Netflix television series, The Boss Baby: Back in Business,[3] and the current voice of N. Tropy[4] in the Crash Bandicoot franchise and Dante Crescendo in Trolls: TrollsTopia.

Early life

Karliak was born as John Paul Karliak on May 11, 1981, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

He graduated with a bachelor's degree in theatre from University of Southern California.[5]

Career

He took a voice over class taught by Bob Bergen.[5] In 2008, Karliak made his voice-acting debut in the video game Tom Clancy's EndWar as an unnamed character and others. Karliak also appears physically on-screen in live-action television series, such as Ringer and Real Husbands of Hollywood.

In 2015, he voiced Wile E. Coyote in the Cartoon Network/Warner Bros. Pictures animated television series New Looney Tunes until its cancellation in 2020. In 2016, he provided the voice of Reese in the animated feature film Batman: The Killing Joke, featuring Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill.[6] In 2017, he voiced Willy Wonka in the Tom & Jerry direct-to-video animated film Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.[7]

Starting from 2018, he voices The Boss Baby in The Boss Baby: Back in Business, a Netflix television series based on Marla Frazee’s book The Boss Baby and Tom McGrath’s 2017 animated film of the same name.

In the 2020 video game Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, he provided the voice of Doctor Nefarious Tropy.[4]

In 2021, he provided the English voice of S566 in the Netflix animated television series Eden,[8] and provided the voice of Green Goblin in the Disney Junior animated television series Spidey and His Amazing Friends.[9]

Personal life

Karliak is openly gay.[10] In July 2021, Karliak married his boyfriend.[10]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Premarital Six Delivery Boy Short film
Credited as John Paul Karliak
2009 Little Black Dress Kevin Short film
Credited as John Paul Karliak
2010 Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic The Avenger (voice) Direct-to-video
2010 L.T.D. John Paul Short film
Credited as John Paul Karliak
2011 Retirement Press Conference Orlando Martinez Short film
2014 The Marvel Experience Vision (voice)
2015 Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled Baron Strucker / Vision (voice)
2016 Holiday in Easter Short film
2016 Batman: The Killing Joke Reese (voice)
2017 Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka (voice)
2018 Patty Keith Jordan (voice) Direct-to-video
2018 Dorothy's Christmas in Oz Tin Man (voice) Short film
2019 Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth Kouzou Fuyutsuki (voice) Netflix version
2019 Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion Kouzou Fuyutsuki (voice) Netflix version
2019 Millennium Actress Scarface (voice) English version
2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 Additional Voices
2020 The Boss Baby: Get That Baby! Theodore Lindsey "Boss Baby" Templeton (voice) Short film
2021 Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway Geise H. Hugest (voice) Netflix version
2021 The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf Additional Voices (voices)

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Ringer Party Planner Credited as John Paul Karliak
Episode: "She's Ruining Everything"
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood Telegram Guy Episode: "Backstabbers"
Credited as John Paul Karliak
2013 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Doc Samson (voice) Episode: "The Skaar Whisperer"
2015 Funsplosion Himself Episode: "Kid Accountant"
2015–2016 Sanjay and Craig Various Voices 17 episodes
2015–2020 New Looney Tunes Wile E. Coyote (voice)[11] 17 episodes
2016 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Naysaya (voice) Episode: "Page Turner/Naysaya"
2016–2019 The Stinky & Dirty Show Linus, Lifty (voices) 6 episodes
2017 Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh Boopy (voice) Episode: "The Cloud/Booverty"
2017–2020 Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz Tin Man / Nome King / Various Voices 75 episodes
2018–2021 Castlevania Additional Voices 9 episodes
2018–present The Boss Baby: Back in Business Theodore Lindsey "Boss Baby" Templeton (voice) Main cast[12]
2018 Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Pistil Patrick (voice) Episode: "Three Trolls-keteers/The Helper"
2019 Neon Genesis Evangelion Kouzou Fuyutsuki (voice) Netflix version
2019 Costume Quest Various Voices 2 episodes
2020 The Valhalla Murders Arnar (voice) English version[13]
2020–2021 Bless the Harts Gene, Various Voices (voice) 5 episodes
2020–present Trolls: TrollsTopia Dante Crescendo (voice)[14] Main cast
2020–present Looney Tunes Cartoons Additional Voices
2020 Lego City Adventures Additional Voices 2 episodes
2021 The Loud House Vic (voice) Episode: "Electshunned"
2021 Archibald's Next Big Thing is Here Mr. Hackensack (voice) Episode: "Robo-Family/The Phantom of Pointy Peak!"
2021–present Eden S566 (voice) English dub
2021–present Madagascar: A Little Wild Todd (voice) Recurring role
2021–present Spidey and His Amazing Friends Green Goblin (voice)[15] Recurring role
2021-present Q-Force Andrew (voice) Episodes: "Greyscale" and "The Hole"
2021-present Star Wars: Visions Trandoshan, Alien Guard (voices) English version
Episode: "The Duel"
2021 Dogs in Space Happy (voice) Post-production

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Tom Clancy's EndWar Additional Voices Credited as John Paul Karliak
2008 Aion Additional Voices Credited as John Paul Karliak
2010 H.A.W.X. 2 Additional Voices Credited as John Karliak
2013 Marvel Heroes Iron Fist Non-playable character
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Wolfgang
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Bailey
2015 Skylanders SuperChargers Wolfgang
2016 Lego Marvel's Avengers Wiccan
2016 Marvel Avengers Academy Vision, Wiccan, J.A.R.V.I.S.
2016 World of Final Fantasy Shivalry English version
2016 Skylanders Imaginators Wolfgang, Sal
2018 Lego DC Super-Villains Adam Strange, Music Meister Plastic Man, Creeper
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 The Local Pedestrian Population
2019 Kingdom Hearts III Additional Voices
2020 Final Fantasy VII Remake Additional Voices English version
2020 Pixel Ripped 1995 Greg
2020 Exos Heroes Zeon English version
2020 The Last of Us Part II Additional Voices
2020 Star Wars: Squadrons Pilot
2020 Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Dr. Nefarious Tropy[4]
2020 Spider-Man: Miles Morales Additional Voices
2021 Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Junk Bot, Nefarious Troopers, Additional Voices

References

  1. ^ Karliak, JP [@jpkarliak] (18 September 2015). "The latest #Wabbit promo has a moment of me as Wile E. getting "winded." On #BoomerangTV next month! #SuperGenius" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Dunmore native J.P. Karliak voices Wile E. Coyote in Looney Tunes reboot on Cartoon Network". Times Leader. October 8, 2015. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  3. ^ Moore, Kasey (August 18, 2020). "'The Boss Baby' Interactive Special Coming to Netflix in September 2020". www.whatsonnetflix.com. What's on Netflix?. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  4. ^ a b c Alexander, Cristina (October 6, 2020). "Meet the Voice Actors of Crash 4's Voice Cast". www.twinfinite.com. TwinFinite. Retrieved July 26, 2021.
  5. ^ a b timesleader.com
  6. ^ Goddard, Hunter (October 19, 2020). "Joke's On Us — A Review of "Batman: The Killing Joke"". www.duclarion.com. DU Clarion. Retrieved August 20, 2021.
  7. ^ "Tom and Jerry join Willy Wonka in Latest Warner Bros Home Video Original Release". www.criticalblast.com. Critical Blast. June 26, 2017. Retrieved August 20, 2021.
  8. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (May 13, 2021). "Netflix's Eden Anime Reveals English Dub Cast". www.animenewsnetwork.com. Anime News Network. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  9. ^ Avalos, Regina (August 19, 2021). "Marvel's Spidey and His Amazing Friends: Season Two; Disney Junior Renews Animated Series". www.tvseriesfinale.com. TV Series Finale. Retrieved August 20, 2021.
  10. ^ a b "We are finally married!". www.instagram.com. Instagram.
  11. ^ "Feature film adaptation of Wile E. Coyote named 'Coyote Vs. Acme'". www.animationxpress.com. Animation Xpress. July 15, 2020. Retrieved August 20, 2021.
  12. ^ Kennedy, Jayme (March 7, 2018). "There's a Boss Baby Series Coming to Netflix Because Kids Get All the Good Stuff". www.mommyish.com. Mommyish. Retrieved August 20, 2021.
  13. ^ "The Mystery of the Serial Murders in Iceland in "The Valhalla Murders"". www.kompasiana.com. Kompasiana Beyond Blogging. February 1, 2021. Retrieved August 20, 2021.
  14. ^ Avalos, Regina (November 6, 2020). "Trolls: TrollsTopia: Hulu Previews DreamWorks Animated Series". www.tvseriesfinale.com. TV Series Finale. Retrieved July 26, 2021.
  15. ^ "My Spidey-senses are tingling 🕸 … because you can catch me as the Green Goblin in "Spidey and his Amazing Friends!" Shorts from the show are premiering on Disney Channel and Disney Jr. starting TODAY and continuing on through this week! I'll be all tangled up in Spidey's webs when the full series premieres later this summer, but for now, join me and your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man in the "Meet Spidey and his Amazing Friends" shorts. #Spiderman #Disney #disneyjr #spideyandhisamazingfriends #voiceover #animation #lgbtq #nerd #queernerd". jpkarliak. June 21, 2021 – via Instagram.