David Kaye is best known for roles in the world of animation and anime. An inductee in the Transformers Hall of Fame as the only actor to have voiced both Optimus Prime (Transformers: Animated) and Megatron (Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Armada, Energon, Cybertron) in the blockbuster Transformer Animated TV Series.
Under the DC Comic umbrella, he has voiced Superman, Hawkman, and Vandal Savage (DC Super Friends, Young Justice); and Iron Man, Captain America, Professor X in the Marvel universe. In the hit animated Cartoon Network series, “Ben 10,” Kaye currently voices the much loved Grandpa Max, as well, Khyber, Shock Rock, and Humungousaur in the Ben 10:Omniverse series. Kaye is the newsreel announcer in the Pixar blockbuster UP, Duckworth in the Disney cartoon series DuckTales, and King Peppy in Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls: The Beat Goes On. He is also known for anime roles including Sesshomaru in Inuyasha and Treize Khushrenada in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, and video game roles such as Clank in the Ratchet & Clank series and Nathan Hale in the Resistance series. He is also the announcer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO.
Adding the role of producer, David Kaye is developing several animated shows, and as an avid wine enthusiast, Kaye created an ongoing digital series, “Hollywood & Vine .” Canadian-born and now a US citizen, Kaye lives in Los Angeles with his wife Maria, their two children, and dog Zeus. You can see more of Mr. Kaye’s work on his website www.davidkaye.com.
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