Famous People I Have Met

by trainmaster-24948 | created - 22 Jul 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

1. Tom Kenny

Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants

Tom Kenny grew up in East Syracuse, New York. When Tom was young he was into comic books, drawing funny pictures and collecting records. Tom turned to stand-up comedy in Boston and San Francisco. This led to appearances on every cable show spawned by the stand-up epidemic of the '80s and '90s as ...

2. Rob Paulsen

Actor | Animaniacs

Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is known for his work on Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...

3. Maurice LaMarche

Actor | Futurama

Maurice LaMarche was born on March 30, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Zootopia (2016). He has been married to Robin Eisenman since May 19, 1991. They have one child.

4. Matt Groening

Writer | The Simpsons

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...

5. David Silverman

Producer | The Simpsons

David Silverman was born on March 15, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Simpsons (1989), Monsters, Inc. (2001) and The Simpsons Movie (2007).

6. Jess Harnell

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Jess Harnell was born on December 23, 1963 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers (2007) and Animaniacs (1993).

7. Justin Roiland

Actor | Rick and Morty

Justin Roiland was born on February 21, 1980 in Stockton, California, USA as Mark Justin Roiland. He is an actor and producer, known for Rick and Morty (2013), The Most Extraordinary Space Investigations (2005) and 2 Girls, 1 Cup: The Show (2008).

8. Dan Harmon

Producer | Rick and Morty

Dan Harmon was born on January 3, 1973 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is best known as the creator, writing, and producer for Community (2007) and Rick and Morty (2013). He also is known for writing and producing earlier works such as Computerman (2003), and Laser Fart (2004). He was previously ...

9. Tara Strong

Actress | Batman: The Killing Joke

Tara Strong began her acting career at the age of 13 in Toronto, Canada. She landed several TV, film, and musical theater roles as well as her first lead in an animated series as the title role of "Hello Kitty." After a short run at Toronto's Second City theater company, she moved to Los Angeles ...

10. Phil LaMarr

Actor | Pulp Fiction

A Los Angeles native, Phil is a graduate of Harvard-Westlake School, Yale University and The Groundlings Theater and is perhaps best known as one of the original cast members of MADtv (1995) and as Marvin in Pulp Fiction (1994).

In addition to numerous appearances on stages across the country, in ...

11. Jim Cummings

Actor | Christopher Robin

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

12. Doug TenNapel

Writer | Earthworm Jim

Doug TenNapel writes books, makes art and created Catscratch, The Neverhood and Earthworm Jim. His work in television includes creating Earthworm Jim, Nickelodeon's Catscratch and serving as show runner for the Netflix/Dreamworks VeggieTales in the House. He made the comic Cardboard, the mysterious...

13. Steve Purcell

Writer | Brave

Steve Purcell is known for his work on Brave (2012), Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014) and Incredibles 2 (2018).

14. Jeff Garlin

Actor | Curb Your Enthusiasm

As a multi-talented comedian who encompasses writing, producing, directing, acting and performing stand-up comedy, Jeff Garlin has honed a successful career that started at Second City in his hometown of Chicago. Influenced by the comedians of his childhood (such as Richard Pryor, Woody Allen, and ...

15. Tress MacNeille

Actress | The Simpsons

Tress MacNeille is one of the most talented women in the voice-over industry to date. With her versatile talent has done the voices of Dot Warner from Animaniacs, Babs Bunny from Tiny Toon Adventures to being a featured singer in the Weird "Al" Yankovic song "Ricky", She has also appeared in a ...

16. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

17. Steve Blum

Actor | Star Wars: Rebels

With hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, "Wolverine" from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad Show, X-Men Anime and more),...

18. Fred Tatasciore

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Fred Tatasciore is a voice actor/animator known for his work in film, television and games. He can be heard regularly on Fox's "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Cleveland Show." He plays Aaarggggh! and many characters on the new show, "Trollhunters" (for Netflix by Guillermo Del Torro), For ...

19. 'Weird Al' Yankovic

Soundtrack | UHF

Few would have guessed that "Weird Al" Yankovic - who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show - would go on to become a pop culture icon and the biggest-selling comedy recording artist of all time, with classic song and music video ...

20. Ozzy Osbourne

Soundtrack | Little Nicky

One of the pioneers of heavy metal and one of its most commercially successful and iconic artists, Ozzy Osbourne was born in Birmingham, England, as John Michael Osbourne. After leaving school and having many odd jobs, he ended up in a band with Geezer Butler. This group then split, leading Ozzy ...

21. Bruce Timm

Animation_department | Batman: The Animated Series

Bruce Timm was born on February 5, 1961 in Oklahoma, USA as Bruce Walter Timm. He is known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993) and Superman: The Animated Series (1996).

22. Patrick Warburton

Actor | The Emperor's New Groove

Patrick Warburton is known to many for the role of "Puddy" in the hit NBC comedy "Seinfeld," the laconic, enigmatic, quirky Saab salesman and Elaine's boyfriend. Warburton starred for 7 seasons on the hit CBS comedy "Rules of Engagement" with David Spade, Oliver Hudson, and Megyn Price about two ...

23. Chris Sanders

Writer | Lilo & Stitch

Born and raised in Colorado, Chris Sanders fell in love with animation at the age of ten after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on 'The Wonderful World of Disney'. He began drawing, and applied to CalArts after his grandmother told him about the animation program at the school. He majored in ...

24. Bill Fagerbakke

Actor | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Bill Fagerbakke was born on October 4, 1957 in Fontana, California, USA as William Mark Fagerbakke. He is an actor, known for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). He has been married to Catherine McClenahan since ...

25. Mr. Lawrence

Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants

Mr. Lawrence was born on January 1, 1969 in East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as Douglas Lawrence Osowski. He is an actor and writer, known for SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) and Rocko's Modern Life (1993).

26. Clancy Brown

Actor | The Shawshank Redemption

A tall, wavy-haired US actor with a deep, resonant voice, Clancy Brown has proved himself a versatile performer with first-class contributions to theater, feature films, television series and even animation.

Clarence J. Brown III was born in 1959 in Urbana, Ohio, to Joyce Helen (Eldridge), a concert...

27. Rodger Bumpass

Actor | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Rodger Bumpass was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 20, 1951. He attended Little Rock Central High School where he received his first training in theater. He attended Arkansas State University where he majored in radio-TV and minored in theater. He worked at the campus radio station and ...

28. Jacob Lenard

Actor | Pike's Lagoon

Jacob Lenard is an actor and writer, known for Pike's Lagoon (2018), Plancy's World (2015) and Mugman (2013).

30. Vincent Waller

Art_department | SpongeBob SquarePants

Vincent Waller was born on September 30, 1960 in Texas, USA. He is known for his work on SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015).

31. John Landis

Director | The Blues Brothers

John Landis began his career in the mail room of 20th Century-Fox. A high-school dropout, 18-year-old Landis made his way to Yugoslavia to work as a production assistant on Kelly's Heroes (1970). Remaining in Europe, Landis found work as an actor, extra and stuntman in many of the Spanish/Italian "...

32. Anthony Anderson

Actor | The Departed

Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Departed (2006), Kangaroo Jack (2003) and Transformers (2007). He has been married to Alvina Renee Stewart since September 11, 1999. They have two children.

33. Larry King

Actor | Enemy of the State

Larry King was born on November 19, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Lawrence Harvey Zeiger. He is a producer and actor, known for Enemy of the State (1998), Ghostbusters (1984) and Bee Movie (2007). He has been married to Shawn Ora Engemann since September 5, 1997. They have two ...

34. Debi Derryberry

Actress | Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

Debi Derryberry was raised in the quiet desert community of Indio, California. When she was only nine-years-old, she got her first guitar and started writing and singing songs. In high school, she served as captain of the gymnastics team, drama club, and then went to UCLA as a pre-med candidate, ...

35. Mark DeCarlo

Actor | The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

Mark DeCarlo is a comedian, author, travel & foodie expert and TV host. Mark won three consecutive Emmy Awards (2011, 2012, 2013) for his comedy segments on ABC's Windy City LIVE.

Mark hosted the hit Travel Channel series "Taste of America with Mark DeCarlo" from 2004-2009, which spawned a comedic ...

36. Candi Milo

Actress | My Life as a Teenage Robot

Candi Milo was born on January 9, 1961 in Palm Springs, California, USA as Candyce Anne Rose Milo. She is known for her work on My Life as a Teenage Robot (2003), Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004) and Pig Goat Banana Cricket (2015).

37. Carolyn Lawrence

Actress | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Carolyn Lawrence was born on February 13, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She is an actress, known for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (1998) and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001).

38. Shelby Rabara

Actress | Goliath

Shelby Rabara was born on October 5, 1983 in Orange County, California, USA as Shelby Ann Rabara. She is known for her work on Goliath (2016), Steven Universe (2013) and 17 Again (2009). She has been married to Harry Shum Jr. since November 22, 2015. They have one child.

39. Lloyd Kaufman

Producer | Troma's War

Stanley Lloyd Kaufman never really wanted to make movies, but wanted to work in Broadway musicals. During his years in Yale, though, he got introduced to "B" pictures and the works of Roger Corman. Lloyd later got the opportunity to executive-produce a short movie made by a fellow student. The film...

40. Neil Ross

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Neil Ross was born on December 31, 1944 in London, England. He is known for his work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), An American Tail (1986) and Back to the Future Part II (1989).

41. Leslie David Baker

Actor | The Office

Leslie David Baker was born on February 19, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Office (2005), The Happytime Murders (2018) and Wish I Was Here (2014).

42. Joe Duffy

Actor | Invasion

Joe Duffy was born on April 26, 1953 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Invasion (2005), CSI: Miami (2002) and Lady Samurai (2007).

43. Shaquille O'Neal

Actor | Steel

Shaquille O'Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn't Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return,...

44. Mindy Sterling

Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Mindy Sterling was born on July 11, 1953 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Mindy Lee Sterling. She is known for her work on Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999).

46. Veronica Taylor

Actress | Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû

Veronica Taylor was born on December 4, 1965 in the USA as Kathleen C. McInerney. She is known for her work on Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Pokémon (1997) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003).

47. Eric Stuart

Actor | Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions

Eric Stuart was born on October 18, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016), Pokémon (1997) and Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998). He is married to Jenna Malizia.

48. Kel Mitchell

Actor | Mystery Men

Acting Career - Hailing from the Windy City, Kel Mitchell began his acting career at the young age of 12 with the ETA Creative Arts Foundation. Young Kel wowed audiences with his on-stage performances in Chicago theatrical productions such as "Kasimu & the Coconut Palm" and "Dirt." But it was his ...

49. Rachael Lillis

Actress | Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû

Rachael Lillis was born on July 8, 1978 in Niagara Falls, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Pokémon (1997) and Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012).

50. Ron Perlman

Actor | Hand of God

Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.

Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, ...



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