Birth Date: March 11, 1956 / Age: 61
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Biography: Rob Paulsen (born March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American voice actor best known for his extensive roles as the voices of animated characters.
He began his voice over career on The Smurfs animated television show as an extra. A few years later, his career launched into acting on more famous cartoons, such as G.I. Joe and The Snorks. In 1987, Rob was asked to voice one of his most prominent roles, as Raphael in the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series. He also voiced some minor roles in that television series.
With a plethora of voice acting roles under his belt, it was only a matter of time that he would basically be granted his own show. In 1993, he voiced Antoine in ABCs series Sonic the Hedgehog, and Yakko Warner of Animaniacs, an animated television show that revolved around Yakko and his siblings. This eventually led to another series where he led as Pinky from Pinky and the Brain, a show which won him several Annie Awards. He also posed as the title character's sidekick, Arthur, an insecure accountant in a moth costume (wings included), in the superhero series The Tick. He recently took on the role of Experiment 625 in Lilo & Stitch: The Series.
Paulsen continues to do many voice roles, now extending into video games such as Doom 3 and the Metal Gear Solid franchise. He voiced the Cyborg Ninja in Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, an enhanced remake of the original Metal Gear Solid, and he also voiced Crash Bandicoot in many of the later games for Nintendo GameCube, Sony PlayStation 2, and Microsoft Xbox platforms. More notably, he voiced Lian Ronso in the English version of Square Enix's Final Fantasy X-2, the sequel to Final Fantasy X.