Brian Cummings (born March 4, 1948)is an American voice actor, known for his work in radio and television commercials, television and motion picture promos, cartoons and as the announcer on The All-New Let's Make a Deal from 1984 to 1985.
Having begun the pursuit of his chosen career at a local radio station (KSDN) in Aberdeen, South Dakota, during his senior year in high school, Brian set his sights high and has continued to "talk" a lot.
Brian was the closing announcer for ALF in syndication, and he, along with Mark Elliot, has also been one of the long-time voices of Buena Vista Home Entertainment (now Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment's) trailers and promotions.
Cummings has performed on multiple animated series since the 1980s. Among his most famous roles are those of Dimmy on The Snorks , Morton Fizzback and Professor Funt on Denver, the Last Dinosaur , Mr. Hollywood, whose catchphrase is "Ain't that cute...BUT IT'S WRONG!!" on 2 Stupid Dogs , Doctor Mindbender, portrayed with an Alsatian accent, on G.I. Joe , the dumb Clyde Cat on Tom and Jerry Kids , Doofus Drake on DuckTales and he can also be heard as the voice of Sokolov in the Metal Gear Solid video games.
He is not related to fellow voice actor Jim Cummings, despite their last names.
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Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is an action-adventure stealth video game produced by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan for the PlayStation 2. It was released in late 2004 in North America and Japan, then in early 2005 in Europe and Australia. It was the fifth Metal Gear game written and directed by Hideo Kojima and serves as a prequel to the entire Metal Gear series. An expanded edition, titled Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, was released in Japan in late 2005, then in North America, Europe and Australia in 2006.
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Robert Fredrick Paulsen III is an American voice actor and singer, who has done many voice roles in various films, television shows, and video games, including Raphael and Donatello from the 1987 and 2012 animated series respectively of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Yakko Warner, Dr. Otto Scratchansniff, and Pinky from Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain; Carl Wheezer from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and its spin-off television show series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius; Peck the Rooster from Barnyard and its spin-off television show series Back at the Barnyard; and the title character in The Mask: Animated Series. In total, Paulsen has been the voice of over 250 different animated characters and performed in over 1000 commercials. He received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for his role as Pinky, and three Annie Awards.
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