Zenkaikon welcomes voice actor Jim Cummings!
We are excited to welcome the prolific voice actor and singer Jim Cummings to Zenkaikon 2014!
During his illustrious career, Mr. Cummings has worked extensively for the Walt Disney Studios voicing classic characters such as Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, King Louis, Kaa the Snake, Pete (formerly peg legged Pete), and more. His many other credits include Darkwing Duck, Bonkers, Fat Cat and Monterey Jack on Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Don Kamage on Tailspin, Dingo in Gargoyles, Ed in The Lion King, and too many others to mention here. He was the only actor to appear in every animated series produced by Disney during the 90s.
Cummings has done scores of voices for Warner Bros, as well, including Taz the Tazmanian Devil himself, Steven Spielberg’s Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Batman, Pinky and the Brain, Tazmania, Duck Dodgers, and more. Other credits include The Powerpuff Girls (Fuzzy Lumpkins), Sonic the Hedgehog (Dr. Robotnik), King of the Hill, Bump in the Night, Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Replacements, The Addams Family, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons, Barnyard, and Catdog.
Video games he has provided voices for include Epic Mickey, Kingdom Hearts, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mass Effect 2, and World of Warcraft to name a few.
Cummings’ uncanny ability to sing in character and voice match for stars has led to many platinum and gold records for soundtracks including Anastasia, The Lion King, Fox and the Hound, Pocahontas, Hercules, and more.
Recently, he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy award for his role as Hondo in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and an Annie Award for his performance in Gnomeo and Juliet, where he plays the amorous garden flamingo, Featherstone. He also recently voiced Karu in The Legend of Korra.
Read his full biography on our guest page, or check out his IMDB page for a full listing of his many roles.