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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Toad with sound clips and images.
Toad is a supervillain and an enemy of the X-Men. Some of Toad's powers include leaping great distances, enhanced reflexes and extending his tongue to long lengths.
on Aug 9 2009
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said at 8:10 PM on Tue Apr 12 2016
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1. Alexander Polinsky
2. Noel Fisher
3. AJ Buckley/Armin Shimmerman
4. Greg Cipes
5. Dave Wittenberg
6. Frank Welker
said at 4:55 PM on Sat Jan 23 2016
You know Toad's always been a character I've always found annoying and unlikable and the weird irony here is that my favourite voice Toad has had in his entire history is voiced by a VA who is no stranger to voicing obnoxious and annoying characters.....Alexander Polinsky.
Alexander is usually typecast as that annoying self serving know it all but he's a lot like Lee Tockar, who is often typecast in similar type of roles and much like Lee, Alexander in real life is actually a really sweet and cool person. LOL Go Figure. Anyways He really makes Toad sound cool. He's one of the few VA's here who uses an English accent which references his upbringing in England. The voice, the attitude, the accent and pitch just all clicks together for me. Alexander Polinsky as Toad is a perfect match as far as I'm concerned.
A.J Buckley's performance as Toad is overrated, not only does he sound annoying but he sounds whiny too. I mean no disrespect to A.J but I don't care for his Toad.
Noel Fisher is my second favourite, he sounds annoying but it's in a good way actually. His voice just screams Toad and he manages to be funny, arrogant and even sympathetic at times.
Greg Cipes isn't the best fit for Toad but he's really enjoyable in the Lego Marvel Super Heroes game. What's funny is that both Greg and Noel are the current voices for Michelangelo my favourite Ninja Turtle. That's pretty neat.
Armin Shimmerman is the only other VA here who has an English accent but he just sounds too old for a punk like Toad.
Dave Wittenburg is decent but needs way more material to work before I'd consider him good in the role.
Frank Welker is sadly in last place. I just find him really annoying sounding. It sorta works with his original depictions but I just don't find him at all interesting in the role.
In the end I'm giving my vote to Alexander. I really hope he gets to voice Toad again. He's perfect IMO.
BONUS: I kinda want to see what other Michelangelo VA's like Wayne Grayson, Mikey Kelly, Townsend Coleman and/or Robbie Rist would have to offer as Toad. For non-Mikey voices either Tom Kenny or Lee Tockar would be great, all providing they have an accent.
said at 2:51 PM on Fri Apr 10 2015
1) Noel Fisher
2) AJ Buckley
3) Frank Welker
said at 11:36 AM on Tue Feb 24 2015
1) Frank Welker
2) Dave Wittenberg
3) Greg Cipes
4) Alexander Polinsky
5) Noel Fisher
6) Armin Shimerman
7) A.J. Buckley
said at 10:53 AM on Mon Nov 17 2014
My Top 5:
said at 6:58 AM on Sat Nov 15 2014
3 Shout Outs!
Alexander - I never thought that voice would work for Toad, but after a while, I thought he nailed the character and personality. A highlight from Destiny and my favourite voice for Toad.
AJ - I have no idea why he has as many votes as he does. Even though i like WatXM, I thought Toad had one of the worst voices in the show. He comes off being obnoxiously whiny and is kinda forced too.
Noel - Great as the younger version of Toad. He has the right amount of energy and can be despicable (in a good way) as well. A worthy 2nd place.
Armin - Could have been a great choice, but doesn't have very much to go with his performance besides the accent.
Frank - As much as I like Welker as a VA, he comes off being ridiculously generic.
Greg - He could have been more natural, but it does seem like he's having fun in the role.
said at 2:55 AM on Sun Nov 16 2014
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@Fulgore2005 To be fair to AJ, I don't really like Toad's character in WatXM compared to the likes of Destiny and MSH.
said at 5:34 PM on Mon Aug 25 2014
Alexander comes closest to what I think of Toad sounding like. The accent is nice, he's got the personality down and even a tad bit creepy. I wish he was more energetic and that his voice was could have been a bit more exaggerated just to give off a "gross" tone to him.
Noel is a close second, yeah no accent but he's got the energy and him playing all clingy and annoying was a good substitute for that disgusting element that Alexander lacked. A bit young sounding but that was intentional.
Greg might come closest to third but his voice doesn't sound that natural. Though he sounds like he's having fun and that helps make give an enjoyable performance.
Not feeling the others. Dave could have been better, he comes off as some punk. AJ just sounds forced and his performance was rather annoying. Arim is another actor that could have worked but all he has is the accent and nothing else. Frank is a generic 'Igor' type voice.
said at 6:23 AM on Tue Jul 1 2014
Noel Fisher was the best Toad.
said at 6:38 PM on Sat Feb 15 2014
Evan Joingkeit in Days of Future Past.
said at 11:45 AM on Wed Dec 25 2013
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For some reason, I can't ever unhear that Cockney accent Alexander Polinsky had for Toad whenever I see the character! The performance on it's own was very good and fit Toad perfectly. Noel Fisher and Greg Cipes were equally good, mainly because their energy helps their performances, as they sound like they're having a lot of fun with the role. Armin Shimerman's... okay. He has the accent, which I like, but he lacks that sort of "inhuman" quality Polinsky had (still a good performance though). I'm not fond of the rest though, AJ Buckley makes Toad sound like a stoner and Frank Welker sounds like a bad Gollum impression.
said at 4:12 PM on Sat Dec 7 2013
I'm going with Noel Fisher.
said at 10:24 AM on Wed Nov 27 2013
4 Shout Outs!
Greg isn't bad really, he sounds like he's having fun.
said at 9:34 PM on Tue Nov 26 2013
5 Shout Outs!
I'm going with Alexander Polinsky. He's definitely the closest to what I would imagine, although I was also kinda thinking of a little more inhuman sounding voice as well.
said at 5:47 PM on Mon Nov 4 2013
Alexander Polinsky works the best here, it sounds confident and young enough without sounding too old or wimpy for the character like AJ Buckley. Noel is my 2nd favorite, it's a very funny and memorable performance for the younger version of Toad.
said at 5:28 PM on Thu Sep 12 2013
I think they all work for what they are but I honestly prefer Armin Shimerman's take
said at 4:17 PM on Tue May 28 2013
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my vote goes to Alexander Polinsky
said at 5:00 AM on Thu Feb 14 2013
Holy crap, that's Alexander Polinsky? Hardly sounds like him! O_O
said at 10:08 AM on Thu Apr 11 2013
2 Shout Outs!
@TheVengeanceKnight When I heard he would voice Toad, I thought the performance would be similar to AJ Buckley's take. But I was surprised.
said at 6:34 PM on Sun Feb 10 2013
2 Shout Outs!
Frank? Are you Toad or Gollum?
said at 2:29 PM on Sun Dec 2 2012
3 Shout Outs!
We Need Nolan North & John DiMaggio as Toad.
said at 8:15 PM on Thu Jun 7 2012
1. AJ Buckley
2. Armin Shimerman
3. Alexander Polinsky
4. Noel Fisher
5. Frank Welker
said at 2:22 AM on Fri Oct 14 2011
I prefer the Ultimate Universe's version of Toad and while I haven't play X-Men: Destiny, it seems like that, judging from the clip, was what Alexander Polinsky's Toad was going for and his voice would suit that Toad, so I'm going with him. That said, AJ Buckley, Armin Shimerman, and Noel Fisher work as classic Toad.
said at 11:32 PM on Fri Nov 12 2010
did Toad speak in his X-Men 1992 appearance?
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