A native of North Plainfield, New Jersey, he is known for his iconic role as Bender on Futurama. He has also played such roles as Marcus Fenix in the Gears of War franchise, Dr. Drakken on Kim Possible, Jake the Dog on Adventure Time, and Niblet on Pound Puppies (2010). DiMaggio is a former comedian, appearing on stage as part of a comic duo named "Red Johnny and the Round Guy" and has several on-screen credits, such as Steve Ballmer in Pirates of Silicon Valley (the docudrama about the history of Apple Computers and Microsoft) and as the recurring character Dr. Sean Underhill on Chicago Hope. He voices also as Rico in The Penguins of Madagascar (2008).
DiMaggio is also the executive producer for the documentary I Know That Voice, which profiles several prominent voice actors including Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett, Diedrich Bader, Grey Griffin (known as Grey DeLisle at the time), Phil LaMarr, Tom Kenny, Daran Norris, Rob Paulsen, Kevin Michael Richardson, Fred Tatasciore, Kari Wahlgren, Jennifer Hale, Jess Harnell, Carlos Alazraqui, Charlie Adler, Seth Green, Clancy Brown, Pamela Adlon, Tara Strong, Lauren Tom, Dee Bradley Baker, Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh.
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- Talkin' Toons with Rob Paulsen (Podcast)
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- Show Business Show episode 2 (Explicit)
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