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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Dr. Wheelo with sound clips and images.
Dr. Wheelo is a scientist who specialized in bio-technology. His ultimate goal was to modify the human race using his research. He later was turned into a cyborg by his assistant Dr. Kochin. Wheelo wanted to later transfer his brain into the world's strongest fighter. Originally he wanted Master Roshi but later desired Goku's body.
EDITOR'S OPINIONThe last time I did a DBZ VC it was for the 1st DBZ Movie Villain Garlic Jr., we shall do one for the 2nd Movie villain Dr. Wheelo.
In the old FUNi/Pioneer dub with Ocean he was voiced by Ocean Group VA Paul Dobson whom while known for lower villainous voices does something a bit more monstrous than smooth. (And it certainly did work and it seems natural for a disembodied brain of an evil Mad Scientist in a Massive Malevolent Machine like Dr. Wheelo but still all Alliteration aside Paul Dobson's work for Wheelo worked well.)
In the FUNimation redub of the 2nd Movie (and in Budokai Tenkaichi 3) he is voiced by FUNi VA R. Bruce Elliott whom I was pleasantly surprised with. I admit while I am not familiar with a lot of R. Bruce's handiwork in general I did feel a little uncertain about this casting decision at first but then I noticed on how his Dr. Wheelo was quite menacingly monstrous as well. (Though it does seem a bit obvious that some vocal modification was used, not that I am complaining since I use it in my amateur voice work but that's a different story.)
Overall I admit I do slightly prefer Paul Dobson's Dr. Wheelo voice a bit more but both VAs did do this role rather well.