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David Kaye

David Kaye

Birth Place: Peterbourgh, Ontario, Canada
Date Of Birth: Oct 14, 1964
Voice Over Language: English

Trivia & Fun Facts:

  • A.K.A. David V. Kaye, David V. Hope
  • Favorite Anime: Fushigi Yuugi, Pokemon
  • Favorite TV Shows: Beast Wars 
  • Favorite VAs: Gregg Berger
  • Favorite Actors: Patrick Stewart 
  • Favorite Characters he didn't voice: Bugs Bunny 
  • Favorite drinks: Baja Rose, Scotch, Brandy 
  • Favorite Movies: Office Space, Zoolander 
  • Favorite Movie Genre: Comedy 
  • Favorite Comedian: Bill Conway 
  • Hobbies: Squash, Hockey, Basketball, Downhill and Cross-Country Skiing, Cycling, Hiking, Bodybuilding 
  • He stated that he tried to make Beast Wars Megatron to be a mix of Anthony Hopkins, Sean Connery and a lizard.
  • He prefers pre-lay voice work (such as cartoons) to ADR work (like anime). He likes pre-lay more because it allows more freedom.
  • Voiced Dalton Brooks in the original version of Fuse, back when it was called Overstrike.

Contact Info:

Official Website:
http://www.davidkaye.com/

Quotes:

(On Beast Wars Megatron's Rubber Duckie)
"It's such a wonderful visual isn't it. Megs in a tub squeezing his rubber ducky !! That's his escape. Locking the doors filling the tub...lotsa bubbles ....and his little friend."

(in Optimus Prime's voice)
"That's it, Megatron. I've had it! Bumblebee... SpongeBob... transform and roll out!"

(When requested upon doing an small bit of improv on what if Megatron, Sesshomaru and Treize were roomies in an apartment)
Megatron: All right, who has been putting dirty socks in the kitchen sink?
Sesshomaru: It was Jaken's fault!
Megatron: And where the hell is my rubber ducky?
Sesshomaru: Trieze, what are you doing in the bedroom?
Trieze: I'm spending time with Lady Une...
Megatron: Oh, "spending time with Lady Une" huh? *sigh*

(in Megatron's voice)
"Oh, rubber ducky, you're the one..."

(On Megatron and Frank Welker)
"All in all, I just tried to have fun with him and lets not forget, Frank Welker's a bit of a legend. Me...I've a lot of years to go."

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Credited Roles On BTVA So Far: 225
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SteelEthlan
said at 6:16 AM on Sat Sep 6 2014
I really think that he'll make an awesome mewtwo voice if he had a chance.
Madness Abe
said at 7:16 PM on Mon Oct 14 2013
Happy Birthday, Megatron and Sesshomaru. Yessss....
UltimateSSJ4GokouEX
said at 7:01 PM on Mon Oct 14 2013
Happy Birthday, David Kaye. I enjoyed your work as Soun Tendo, Proto Man and Pyron.
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 4:46 PM on Mon Oct 14 2013
Happy birthday, David Kaye! Yessss!
Ross123
said at 11:08 AM on Mon Oct 14 2013
BIG fan of Ratchet & Clank. He's not just the original Clank voice but he's also the only actor 2 be in every single game as the same character: Clank. I wonder if he'll ever stop voicing him but I hope it's not for a while yet.
Regomania
said at 10:58 PM on Sun Oct 13 2013
Happy Birthday David!
OmegaRider99
said at 9:07 PM on Sun Oct 13 2013
Happy Birthday Mr.David Kaye Megatron Terrorize!!!!!!! YESSSS
PsychicVoiceSpy
said at 5:13 PM on Fri Aug 16 2013
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Man, he's turning fifty next year? Dang, time sure flies and life is short. :/
solidejake (Moderator)
said at 6:49 PM on Sat May 11 2013
I spoke with Insomniac Games' CEO Ted Price the other day regarding David Kaye. I brought to his attention that it seems like Insomniac is his greatest fan seeing as how he is a lead in every Ratchet & Clank game, the first two Resistance games, and WAS the lead in OverStrike, before it became Fuse. I asked him why they changed lead voice actors, and he said to ask TJ Fixman. I can only imagine because although the character he played is named Dalton Brooks just like the lead in Fuse, they're way different characters at heart.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:44 PM on Sat May 11 2013
@solidejake Was this on the Reddit AMA from a couple days ago?
solidejake (Moderator)
said at 11:52 PM on Fri May 17 2013
@NCZ Me talking to him? I played with him on the demo of Fuse and got to ask him a whole lot of questions. His favorite Ratchet & Clank game is Up Your Arsenal, and I even asked him a few voice actor related questions too. I asked, "Have you ever vocally cameod in any of your games? Like a member of a crowd, or a random NPC?" "(laughingly) No! I am a horrible actor. I could never do anything like that! But one of my good friends, Lorne Lanning is an amazing actor and does almost all of the voice work in the Oddworld games." At this point, I almost blew my mind! Lorne Lanning is an absolute favorite of mine. Ted Price was an amazing guy to talk to.
pokemastanumba1
said at 10:09 PM on Sun Oct 14 2012
That's so weird; I've been mulling over who's going to be in Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale for a while now, and to my surprise, Clank was in the roster! XD Happy Birthday David! :-)

P.S. He BETTER reprise the role there, or I'll seriously blow mushroom cloud!
Cheesyfeet106
said at 12:30 PM on Sun Oct 14 2012
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Yesssssssss!!!!!!!!!! Happy birthday to Clank, Megatron, and Optimus, as well as numerous others!
warriorofice
said at 12:06 AM on Sun Oct 14 2012
Happy Birthday David! Yesssss!
Therion Xion
said at 9:24 AM on Tue Jun 5 2012
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Before I ever paid attention to the voices behind the characters, David Kaye has played several characters I loved (Megatron, Sesshomaru, Treize). I hope he never stops doing what he's doing.
TheVengeanceKnight
said at 7:31 AM on Mon Jan 30 2012
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The best Professor X ever!
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 6:28 PM on Tue May 17 2011
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I had no idea he was Clank. THat's awsome.
BTW why did you change his picture, not complaing just unexpected
NCZ (Admin)
said at 8:14 PM on Tue May 17 2011
@Music Meister It was changed because the other admins thought it was more professional and publicity-like.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 8:27 PM on Wed May 18 2011
@NCZ Good point
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 10:59 AM on Sun May 8 2011
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Best Megatron and great range. He just rocks.
BlankSlate
said at 4:41 PM on Wed Mar 27 2013
@Music Meister His Optimus isn't bad either. But that's my opinion.
pete
said at 10:33 PM on Thu Apr 14 2011
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Best Megatron Ever Yessss
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 3:44 PM on Fri Apr 15 2011
@pete Couldn't disagree more
pete
said at 1:29 PM on Sun Apr 17 2011
@OptimusSolo Go somwhere and start hating. Don't come on to his page just to bash him no matter how little it is.
pete
said at 1:30 PM on Sun Apr 17 2011
@OptimusSolo I'm open to debate this but first go to the Megatron VC for my defense.
BlankSlate
said at 7:05 PM on Sun Mar 10 2013
@pete "*sigh* Autobots suck at golf!"
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:57 PM on Fri Oct 8 2010
Happy birthday, David!
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 6:58 PM on Fri Oct 8 2010
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Happy Birthday David Kaye! Thank you for voicing Megatron in the first Transformers show (Beast Wars) I ever saw. :)
Foxwolf (Admin)
said at 12:55 AM on Sun Jul 18 2010
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that's awesome NCZ. we hope in the future when the site gets bigger some of us can attend conventions and get interviews with VA's in person
NCZ (Admin)
said at 4:58 PM on Sat Jul 17 2010
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I got to meet David Kaye at TFcon today. He's really nice and really funny. He improvised a sketch about Optimus Prime, Lugnut, Grimlock, and Megatron at a picnic.


#1 favorite Voice Actor
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A favorite Voice Actor
for 135 members.
Latest Reason:

"He's Sesshomaru, and Sesshomaru is EPIC."

- MHUltimate2013DW
FAVORITE ROLE
Who's your favorite David Kaye role? *
Megatron
28.3% (13 votes)
Clank
21.7% (10 votes)
Sesshomaru
19.6% (9 votes)
Optimus Prime
6.5% (3 votes)
Hardshell
4.3% (2 votes)
Professor Charles Xavier
4.3% (2 votes)
Lugnut
2.2% (1 votes)
Newsreel Announcer
2.2% (1 votes)
Soun Tendo
2.2% (1 votes)
Commisioner James Gordon
2.2% (1 votes)
J.A.R.V.I.S.
2.2% (1 votes)
Grimlock
2.2% (1 votes)
Chase Young
2.2% (1 votes)
46 Total Votes