Robert Fredrick "Rob" Paulsen III (born March 11, 1956), also known as Rob Paulsen, is an American voice actor and singer, best known as the voice behind Raphael from the 1987 cartoon of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yakko Warner and Dr. Otto Scratchansniff from Animaniacs, Pinky from Pinky and the Brain and Animaniacs, and Donatello in the 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series. His role as Pinky won him a Daytime Emmy Award for male vocal performance.

In total, Paulsen has been the voice of over 250 different animated characters and performed in over 1000 commercials. He continues to play parts in dozens of cartoons as well as characters in animated feature movies.

Rob also hosts his own weekly podcast called Talkin' Toons, in which he gives tips to prospective voice actors and also interviews several high profile voice actors, including Dee Bradley Baker. Most of his podcasts reminisce on Animaniacs.

Phineas and Ferb Roles

Other roles

  • Pinky and the Brain: Pinky
  • Animaniacs: Yakko Warner and Dr. Otto Scratchansniff
  • Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Carl Wheezer
  • The Transformers: Air Raid and Slingshot
  • Saber Rider and The Star Sheriffs: Saber Rider and Jesse Blue
  • Kim Possible: Francois and Hank Perkins
  • The Fairly Oddparents: Mark Chang
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Arnold the Pitbull, Fowlmouth, Danforth Mallard, Concord Condor, and Johnny Pew
  • The Mask: Animated Series: Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask
  • Danny Phantom: Jack Fenton, Nicolai Technus, and The Box Ghost
  • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero: Snow Job and Trip Wire
  • What's New, Scooby-Doo?: Jamison Steven Ripley, Avery Orenthal, and Travis Knox
  • SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron: Hard Drive
  • Ben 10: Ditto
  • Catscratch: Gordon Quid
  • DuckTales: Gladstone Gander
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987): Raphael, Tokka, Joe Eyeball, and Mutagen Man
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012): Donatello
  • Darkwing Duck: Steelbeak and Flex
  • Disney franchise: Pete Junior
  • Mighty Max: Title character
  • Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: Fop Doppler and AP-06


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