Billy West

Billy West

Date Of Birth: Apr 16, 1952
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Popularity: 100th All Time, 172nd This Week

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Very outspoken over his displeasure about the casting of movie star actors providing voice-over for films and major shows.

Is a vegan.

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said at 11:14 AM on Sun Oct 9 2016
 1 Shout Out!
I like all of his roles... and Zoidberg!
said at 9:11 AM on Thu Aug 11 2016
He did Ren and Stimpy too? Man I never knew any of this til just now! That is awesome!
said at 9:08 AM on Thu Aug 11 2016
OMG I didn't know he voiced Doug and Fry! Lmao Now it all makes sense!
said at 7:16 AM on Sun Apr 17 2016
Wow, 64 years old, nothing at all can get in the way of him voicing fairly iconic characters of his. Happy Birthday, and we hope for more Futurama to arrive in the near future, maybe even a Futurama Movie.
said at 6:33 PM on Sat Apr 16 2016
Happy birthday Elmer Fudd, Kraab, & the Red M&M!!!
said at 4:21 PM on Sat Apr 16 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Be vewy vewy quiet, I'm hunting Billy West, hahaha

Happy Birthday
said at 1:17 PM on Sat Apr 16 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Fry, Zoidberg, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, Elmer Fudd, Buzz Bee, Red M&M, Ren, Stimpy, Biff Buzzard, Geeker, Zapp Brannigan, Skeets, and Bashful from the 7D.
said at 7:25 PM on Sun Nov 8 2015
Best Billy West voice ever? Marge Schott. No question.
said at 7:52 PM on Sun Oct 18 2015
This guy is my hero!, because he does a whole bunch of voice work of my favorite characters. Phillip J. Fry, Dr. Zoidberg, Ren, Stimpy, Bugs Bunny, Shaggy Rogers, Popeye, Elmer Fudd, Red, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, Sparx the Dragonfly, Doug, Tex Avery, Felix and many other characters I love. Billy will alway's be my voice acting hero, he is awesome!, I hope to meet him someday. =)
said at 9:42 PM on Wed Apr 22 2015
Sorry I'm a week late on my own birthday, but happy 63rd birthday. Quite impressive work. Hope Futurama could have a Theatrical Film one of these days.
said at 2:30 PM on Thu Apr 16 2015
 6 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Billy West!

He is easily one of the all time best. His work on Futurama is some of the best voice work ever. I mean not only is his the main lead Phillip J. Fry but he's also Professor Farnsworth and Dr. Zoidberg, and even know that I know he did the voices of all three of them, they still don't sound anything like each other, I think that's incredible, plus he's hilarious as all three of them,

I mean that's not just the only characters he's done on the show, he was also Zapp Brannigan (doing a really great impression to homage the late and great Phil Hartman), Richard Nixon's Head, Smitty, Leo Wong, Judge Ron Whitey and Lars Filmore.

He's also a really great Elmer Fudd and a solid Bugs Bunny too. I also like his performances as Woody Woodpecker, Wally Walrus, Red M&M, Skeets, Monkey King, Kraab and Rocket Raccoon.
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said at 8:06 PM on Fri Aug 28 2015
@Autovolt Fun fact; on Futurama, he actually does all the characters in one take.
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said at 12:51 PM on Thu Apr 16 2015
 2 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Mr. West!
said at 11:38 AM on Thu Apr 16 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Happy Birthday Fry, Zoidberg, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, Elmer Fudd, Red M&M, Ren, Stimpy, and Bashful from the 7D.
said at 11:16 AM on Thu Apr 16 2015
Happy Birthday, Billy West!!!

I loved all of your roles on Futurama, and also as the Red M&M.
said at 10:27 AM on Thu Apr 16 2015
 2 Shout Outs!
Happy birthday, Billy!
said at 10:55 PM on Thu Oct 2 2014
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I can get his point about hiring Celebrities over professionals, there are exceptions but quite often they feel like they just tacked on a big name to make the film more noticable
said at 8:36 AM on Mon Nov 10 2014
@HienFan Yeah; they only do professional voice actors as the stars if the movie is based off of a long-running TV show (like 'The Simpsons') and only then are the voices even close to being big names.
said at 7:04 PM on Wed Apr 16 2014
Happy Birthday Billy!
said at 3:41 PM on Wed Apr 16 2014
Happy Birthday Billy. One of the greatest of the veteran VAs ever
said at 12:30 PM on Wed Apr 16 2014
Happy birthday, Billy!
said at 4:29 AM on Wed Apr 16 2014
Happy birthday Billy.
said at 4:08 PM on Sat Nov 2 2013
 1 Shout Out!
I like him but I feel as though his voice is just the same half the time.
said at 12:42 AM on Mon Jun 17 2013
 8 Shout Outs!
One of the most underrated (and underused) voice actors of all time! Seriously, we need to hear him in more stuff.
said at 12:14 PM on Wed Apr 24 2013
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The next Mel Blanc. :)
said at 10:55 AM on Fri Apr 26 2013
@imdcathsmeow The next? Dude, he IS!!
said at 12:09 PM on Tue Oct 7 2014

*coughs frank welker
said at 3:22 PM on Tue Apr 16 2013
 4 Shout Outs!
"Very outspoken over his displeasure about the casting of movie star actors providing voice-over for films and major shows."

I already love this guy for that reason alone. :-D

Happy Birthday!
said at 11:44 PM on Wed Mar 6 2013
Isnt that his voice in the new Scrubbing Bubbles commercial?
said at 2:44 PM on Tue Jan 3 2012
My favourite characters of his are Red, Zoidberg, Fry and Stimpy!
said at 5:24 PM on Mon Nov 14 2011
William Richard West; a legend of our generation!
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said at 5:07 PM on Tue Sep 20 2011
Definitely one of the best in the VO industry.

Fry, Farnsworth and Zoidberg are of course some of my favorite roles of his.

First time I think I heard Billy's voice was Space Jam (still a great movie even today!) :D
said at 10:46 AM on Sat Apr 16 2011
Bill West does a great job providing the voice of the Honey Nut Cheerios bee, Ren and Stimpy, Bugs Bunny, and Woody Woodpecker.

Happy Birthday, Billy.
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Billy West role? *
Philip J. Fry
27.6% (24 votes)
Dr. John Zoidberg
21.8% (19 votes)
Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth
11.5% (10 votes)
Stimpson "Stimpy" J. Cat
8.0% (7 votes)
Doug Funnie
6.9% (6 votes)
Elmer Fudd
5.7% (5 votes)
Bugs Bunny
4.6% (4 votes)
Stimpson 'Stimpy' J. Cat
2.3% (2 votes)
Roger Klotz
1.1% (1 vote)
1.1% (1 vote)
1.1% (1 vote)
Invader Zim
1.1% (1 vote)
1.1% (1 vote)
Hampton J. Pig
1.1% (1 vote)
Wally Walrus
1.1% (1 vote)
Ren Hoek
1.1% (1 vote)
Stimpson "Stimpy" J. Cat
1.1% (1 vote)
Zapp Brannigan
1.1% (1 vote)
87 Total Votes
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