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Brian Cummings is an American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 voice actor
Voice acting
Voice acting is the art of providing voices for animated characters and radio and audio dramas and comedy, as well as doing voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides.Performers are called...

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Biography


He is known for his work in radio and television commercials, television and motion picture promos, cartoons and as the announcer
Announcer
An announcer is a presenter who makes "announcements" in an audio medium or a physical location.-Television and other media:Some announcers work in television production , radio or filmmaking, usually providing narrations, news updates, station identification, or an introduction of a product in...

 on The All-New Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal is a television game show which originated in the United States and has since been produced in many countries throughout the world. The show is based around deals offered to members of the audience by the host. The traders usually have to weigh the possibility of an offer being...

 from 1984 to 1985. Having begun the pursuit of his chosen career at a local radio station (KSDN
KSDN (AM)
KSDN is a radio station licensed to serve Aberdeen, South Dakota. The station is owned by Armada Media Corporation, and licensed to Armada Media - Aberdeen, Inc...

) in Aberdeen, South Dakota, during his senior year in high school, Brian set his sights high and has continued to "talk" a lot.

Brian was the closing announcer for ALF
ALF (TV series)
ALF is an American science fiction sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1986 to 1990, created by Paul Fusco. The title character was Gordon Shumway, a friendly extraterrestrial nicknamed ALF , who crash lands in the garage of the suburban middle-class Tanner family.The series starred Max...

 in syndication and has also been the long-time voice of Buena Vista Home Entertainment (now Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment's) trailers and promotions.

This vocal talent has performed on multiple animated series from the 1980s till present. Among his most famous roles are those of Mr. Hollywood, whose catchphrase is "Ain't that cute...BUT IT'S WRONG" on 2 Stupid Dogs
2 Stupid Dogs
2 Stupid Dogs was an American animated television series created by Donovan Cook and produced by Hanna-Barbera and Turner Program Services that originally ran from September 5, 1993 to February 13, 1995 on TBS. The main segments of the show featured two dogs, "Big Dog" and "Little Dog". The Big Dog...

, Doctor Mindbender on G.I. Joe
G.I. Joe
G.I. Joe is a line of action figures produced by the toy company Hasbro. The initial product offering represented four of the branches of the U.S. armed forces with the Action Soldier , Action Sailor , Action Pilot , Action Marine and later on, the Action Nurse...

, the dumb Clyde Cat on Tom and Jerry Kids, Doofus Drake on Duck Tales and he can also be heard as the voice of Sokolov in the Metal Gear Solid
Metal Gear Solid
is a videogame by Hideo Kojima. The game was developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan and first published by Konami in 1998 for the PlayStation video game console. It is the sequel to Kojimas early MSX2 computer games Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake...

 videogames.

Brian Cummings is not related to fellow voice actor Jim Cummings
Jim Cummings
James Jonah "Jim" Cummings is an American voice actor who has appeared in almost 100 roles. He has appeared in classic animated movies such as Aladdin and The Lion King, as well as taking on roles in more current films, such as Bee Movie, Princess and the Frog, and Winnie the Pooh.-Personal...

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Filmography

  • The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show
    The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show
    The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show is the sixth incarnation of the Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon Scooby-Doo. It premiered on September 10, 1983 and ran for one season on ABC as a half-hour program made up of two eleven-minute short cartoons. In 1984, the name of the show was changed to...

     (1979) - Additional Voices
  • Snorks (1984) - Dimmy Finster
  • The Wuzzles
    The Wuzzles
    Disney's Wuzzles is an American animated television series created for Saturday morning television, and was first broadcast on September 14, 1985 on CBS. An idea of Michael Eisner for his new Disney television animation studio, the Wuzzles are crossbred animals which sport a combined appearance of...

     (1984) - Bumblelion
  • The All-New Let's Make a Deal
    Let's Make a Deal
    Let's Make a Deal is a television game show which originated in the United States and has since been produced in many countries throughout the world. The show is based around deals offered to members of the audience by the host. The traders usually have to weigh the possibility of an offer being...

     (1984–1985) - Announcer
  • The Jetsons
    The Jetsons
    The Jetsons is a animated American sitcom that was produced by Hanna-Barbera, originally airing in prime-time from 1962–1963 and again from 1985–1987...

     (1985) - Additional Voices
  • The Berenstain Bears
    The Berenstain Bears (1985 TV series)
    The Berenstain Bears is an Australian-American co-produced animated television series based on Stan and Jan Berenstain's Berenstain Bears children's book series, produced by Hanna-Barbera and Southern Star Productions....

     (1985) - Papa Bear, Mayor Honeypot, Big Paw
  • G.I. Joe
    G.I. Joe
    G.I. Joe is a line of action figures produced by the toy company Hasbro. The initial product offering represented four of the branches of the U.S. armed forces with the Action Soldier , Action Sailor , Action Pilot , Action Marine and later on, the Action Nurse...

     (1986) - Dr. Mindbender
  • ALF
    ALF (TV series)
    ALF is an American science fiction sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1986 to 1990, created by Paul Fusco. The title character was Gordon Shumway, a friendly extraterrestrial nicknamed ALF , who crash lands in the garage of the suburban middle-class Tanner family.The series starred Max...

     (1986) - Announcer (TV promos and closing for syndicated reruns)
  • Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs
    Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs
    Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs is a 1987 animated space western following a similar theme as Galaxy Rangers and Bravestarr. Originally a 1984 anime series known as created by Studio Pierrot, it achieved moderate success in Japan...

     (1987–1988) - Additional Voices
  • Fun House
    Fun House (game show)
    Fun House was a United States children's television game show that aired from September 5, 1988 to April 13, 1991. Two teams , each consisting of a boy and a girl, played messy games and answered questions to win a chance to run through an obstacle-strewn Fun House at the end of the show. It was...

     (1988) - Announcer (pilot episode only)
  • Denver, the Last Dinosaur
    Denver, the Last Dinosaur
    Denver, the Last Dinosaur is a U.S.-French cartoon for children originally released in 1988 by World Events Productions . It was nationally syndicated throughout the United States in 1988 with reruns airing until 1990...

     (1988) - Morton Fizzback, Professor Funt
  • DuckTales
    DuckTales
    DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. Based on Carl Barks' Uncle Scrooge comic book series, it premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and 100 episodes...

     (1987–1989) - Doofus Drake
  • Jetsons: The Movie
    Jetsons: The Movie
    Jetsons: The Movie is a 1990 animated science fiction film produced by Hanna-Barbera and released on July 6, 1990, by Universal Pictures based on the hit cartoon series, The Jetsons . The movie features the final voice roles of George O'Hanlon and Mel Blanc who both died during production of the film...

     (1990) - Grungees
  • Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears
    Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears
    Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears is an American animated television series that aired in the United States in the mid-1980s through the early 1990s...

     (1987–1991) - Sir Tuxford
  • Potsworth & Co. (1990) - Additional Voices
  • Where's Wally?
    Where's Wally?
    Where's Wally?, published in the United States and Canada as Where's Waldo?, is a series of children's books created by British illustrator Martin Handford. The books consist of a series of detailed double-page spread illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things...

     (1990) - Additional Voices
  • Tom and Jerry Kids (1990) - Clyde Cat
  • Beauty and the Beast
    Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)
    Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The thirtieth film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series and the third film of the Disney Renaissance period...

     (1991) - The Stove
  • Garfield and Friends
    Garfield and Friends
    Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis. The show was produced by Film Roman, in association with United Feature Syndicate and Paws, Inc., and ran on CBS Saturday mornings from September 17, 1988 to December 10, 1994, with...

     (1991) - Additional voices
  • 2 Stupid Dogs
    2 Stupid Dogs
    2 Stupid Dogs was an American animated television series created by Donovan Cook and produced by Hanna-Barbera and Turner Program Services that originally ran from September 5, 1993 to February 13, 1995 on TBS. The main segments of the show featured two dogs, "Big Dog" and "Little Dog". The Big Dog...

     (1993) - Mr. Hollywood
  • Scooby Doo: Arabian Nights (1994) - Sultan
  • Animaniacs
    Animaniacs
    Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs, usually referred to as simply Animaniacs, is an American animated series, distributed by Warner Bros. Television and produced by Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation. The cartoon was the second animated series produced by the collaboration of Steven...

     - Announcer (ep. Smell Ya Later" 1994)
  • Timon and Pumba (1995) - Vulture Police
  • Totally Spies (2001) - Trode
  • Chalkzone
    ChalkZone
    ChalkZone is an American animated television series that aired on Nickelodeon. It was created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber, and produced by Frederator Studios for the Nickelodeon TV channel...

     (2002) - Ranger McRanger
  • The Jungle Book 2
    The Jungle Book 2
    The Jungle Book 2 is a 2003 American animated film produced by the DisneyToons studio in Sydney, Australia and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. The theatrical version of the film was released in France on February 5, 2003, and released in the United States on February...

     (2003) - Additional Voices
  • The Berenstain Bears
    The Berenstain Bears (2003 TV series)
    The Berenstain Bears is a 2003 animated television series based on Stan and Jan Berenstain's children's book series of the same name. Although most of the earlier episodes in the series were based on the book series, later episodes were not based on any of the books.-Sypnosis:The series follows...

     (2003) - Grizzly Gramps
  • Emperor's New School (2006) - Adittional voices
  • The Legend of Sasquatch
    The Legend of Sasquatch
    The Legend of Sasquatch is a 2006 computer-animated independent film released by Gorilla Pictures that stars William Hurt and John Rhys-Davies...

     (2006) - Snarls a.k.a. "Dawg"
  • Most Shocking
    Most Shocking
    Most Shocking is an American reality television show produced by Nash Entertainment and truTV Original Productions. It generally features narrated video of criminal behavior, police pursuits, robberies, and freak accidents...

     (2006) - Announcer
  • Super Capers
    Super Capers
    Super Capers is a 2009 action comedy film and a parody of superhero movies, written and directed by Ray Griggs who also starred as one of the misfit superheros.-Premise:...

     (2009) - Robot
  • Zazoo U
    Zazoo U
    Zazoo U is an American animated series that aired on Fox Kids on Saturday mornings from September 8, 1990 to January 19, 1991.On July 23rd, 2001, Zazoo U and other properties of Saban Entertainment were sold to The Walt Disney Company.-Plot:...

     [1990] - Bully
  • Worlds Wildest Vacation Videos (2009) - Announcer/Narrator
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
    Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
    Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a 2009 American science fiction-action film directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is the sequel to the 2007 film Transformers and the second installment in the live-action Transformers series...

     - Announcer (for RPMs Toy Promo) http://www.hasbro.com/common/swf/flvPlayer/flvPlayer400.cfm?video=http://www.hasbro.com/common/videos/transformers/en_US/Transformers_DRTV.flv&cid=drtv09-000003
  • Most Daring
    Most Daring
    Most Daring is an American reality television show produced by Nash Entertainment and truTV Original Productions. Initially showing only rescue footage, it later became a companion to the show Most Shocking and like its sister show, it features footage of police chases, daring rescues, auto...

     (2010) - Announcer
  • Walt Disney Home Video - Promos
  • Dreamworks Animation Home Entertainment
    DreamWorks Animation
    DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. is an American animation studio based in Glendale, California that creates animated feature films, television program and online virtual worlds...

     - Promos

Live-action roles

  • Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell (1977) - Assistant Director
  • California Suite
    California Suite (film)
    California Suite is a 1978 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross. The screenplay by Neil Simon is based on his play of the same title...

     (1978) - Autograph Seeker

Video game roles

  • Tron: Solar Sailer
    Tron: Solar Sailer
    Tron: Solar Sailer is a game that was released by Mattel for the Intellivision in 1982. The game is one of four released for the console that required the Intellivoice module...

     (1982) - MCP
  • Monsters Inc. Video Game (2002) - James P. Sullivan
  • Everquest 2 (2004) - Numerous Characters
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
    is an award-winning stealth action video game directed by Hideo Kojima. Snake Eater was developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan and published by Konami for the PlayStation 2, and was released on November 17, 2004 in North America; December 16, 2004 in Japan; March 4, 2005 in Europe; and on...

     (2004)/Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (2005) - Sokolov
  • Area 51 (2005) - Victor5
  • Rise of the Kasai
    Rise of the Kasai
    Rise of the Kasai is an action game developed by BottleRocket Entertainment and published by Sony Computer Entertainment America for the PlayStation 2 video game console. Released in 2005, the game serves as a followup to the 2002 game The Mark of Kri...

     (2005) - Baumusu
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
    Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
    is a stealth game directed by Masahiro Yamamoto and written by Gakuto Mikumo, with series creator Hideo Kojima acting as a producer. Portable Ops was developed by Kojima Productions and published by Konami in 2006 for the PlayStation Portable. It is the third Metal Gear title for the PSP and the...

    (2006) - Sokolov

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