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February 2, 1933
|Died||August 13, 2006 (Age 73)|
Los Angeles, California
He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Because of his distinctive baritone voice, he was often cast in villainous roles as well as those of authority.
He is best known for playing main villain Megabyte in the ReBoot franchise. He appeared in films for Walt Disney Animation Studios as Monsieur D'Arque in Beauty and the Beast, hyenas in The Lion King, Judge Claude Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and the narrator in Treasure Planet. His song for Hunchback titled "Heaven's Light/Hellfire" is considered one of the darkest in Disney's canon.
Other notable works include Majuba: Heuwel van Duiwe, Leatherlip, The Case of Eliza Armstrong, Love and Death, Time Bandits, The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible, The Brave Little Toaster, The Golden Girls, Twins, My Stepmother Is an Alien, The Smurfs, Newhart, The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 , Matlock, Twin Peaks, TaleSpin, Murphy Brown, Peter Pan and the Pirates, Eerie, Indiana, Night Court, Darkwing Duck, Who's the Boss?, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Legend of Prince Valiant, Sonic the Hedgehog, 2 Stupid Dogs, Thumbalina, A Troll in Central Park, Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights, Mighty Max, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Gargoyles, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Animaniacs, All Dogs Go To Heaven II, Superman: The Animated Series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Tick, The Savage Dragon, Pinky and the Brain, The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat, Mighty Ducks, Jumanji, Extreme Ghostbusters, Invasion America, Recess, The Rugrats Movie, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Johnny Bravo, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, The Legend of Tarzan, Soul Reaver 2, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Star Trek: Armada II, House of Mouse, Rugrats, The Jungle Book 2, Star Trek: Elite Force II, The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Ring, Teen Titans, Hey Arnold!, Magneto in X-Men Legends, Xyber 9: New Dawn, and Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends.
He died from complications following endoscopic surgery.