Scott Menville

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Menville at the 2016 Wondercon.
Born
Scott David Menville

(1971-02-12) February 12, 1971 (age 48)
OccupationActor, voice actor, musician
Years active1979–present
Parent(s) Chuck Menville (father)

Scott David Menville (born February 12, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor and musician. He is best known for his voice work in animated films and television series.

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Life and career

Menville was born in Malibu, California. He is the son of television animator/writer Chuck Menville (1940–1992). [1]

Malibu, California City in California, United States

Malibu is a beach city in western Los Angeles County, California, situated about 30 miles (48 km) west of Downtown Los Angeles. It is known for its Mediterranean climate and its 21-mile (34 km) strip of the Malibu coast, incorporated in 1991 into the City of Malibu. The area is known for being the home of Hollywood movie stars, people in the entertainment industry, and other affluent residents. Most Malibu residents live within a few hundred yards of Pacific Coast Highway, which traverses the city, with some residents living up to a mile away from the beach up narrow canyons. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,645.

Charles David "Chuck" Menville was an American animator and writer for television. His credits included Batman: The Animated Series, Land of the Lost, The Real Ghostbusters, The Smurfs, Star Trek: The Animated Series, and Tiny Toon Adventures.

His first role came in 1979 in an episode of Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo . He is perhaps best known for providing the voice of Robin on the Teen Titans cartoon series, Lloyd Irving on Tales of Symphonia , taking over the role of Freddy Flintstone from Lennie Weinrib on The Flintstone Kids , and Ma-Ti on Captain Planet and the Planeteers . [2]

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He also voiced Jonny Quest on The New Adventures of Jonny Quest , Quicksilver on The Super Hero Squad Show and Kevin French on Mission Hill .

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Menville is also a musician. He was the bassist for the Southern California rock band Boy Hits Car, [3] which released three albums until he left the band in 2006. He was with the band since their founding. Menville has also participated in non-voice acting roles. He appeared in Ernest Goes to Camp as Crutchfield, and had recurring roles on Full House as Kimmy Gibbler's boyfriend Duane, and on The Wonder Years as Wayne's best friend Wart. [4]

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Recently, he did the voices of Metamorpho in Batman: The Brave and the Bold , JT and Jimmy Jones on Ben 10 , and reprises his role as Robin in Teen Titans Go! .

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In 2016, he played Arthur, the Goodwin twins' computer in the TV series Second Chance and Sneezy in the Disney animated TV series The 7D . Later that same year, he also reprised his role of Duane on an episode of Fuller House .

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Filmography

Live action

Animation/anime

Films

YearTitleRoleNotes
1985 Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer Brian
1986 Castle in the Sky Additional Voices2003 Disney Dub
My Little Pony: The Movie Danny
The Kingdom Chums: Little David's Adventure Little David
1988 Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School TugTelevision film
1989 Kiki's Delivery Service Additional Voices1998 Disney Dub
1990The Kingdom Chums: Original Top TenOsborne
1991 Dragon and Slippers The MajordomoEnglish Dub
The Little Engine That Could Chip/StretchDirect-to-video
1995 The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving Nod the Nodosaurus
1996 Black Mask Additional VoicesEnglish Dub
1997 The Dog of Flanders Teen George
1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story Wolf 2Direct-to-video
2005 Chicken Little Additional Voices
2006 Open Season
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo Robin, Japanese BoyDirect-to-video
Casper's Scare School Punk Kid, Scare Center Host #2, Pumpkinhead, Brainiac, Pool Guy
2007 Tekkon Kinkreet Black / MinotaurEnglish Dub
2008 Batman: Gotham Knight B-Devil, CopDirect-to-video
Bolt Porch Pigeon #2
Fly Me to the Moon Butch
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Loop Group
2010 Tangled Additional Voices
Despicable Me Roller Coaster Operator, Additional Voices
Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare LukeDirect-to-video
2011 Hop ADR voices
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures JackoEnglish Dub
2012 Hotel Transylvania Additional Voices
ParaNorman Deputy Wayne, Rapper Guy
Wreck-It Ralph Additional Voices
2013 Frozen Guard
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Additional Voices
Underdogs English Dub
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2016 Lego Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood JuniorDirect-to-video
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout Robin/Damian Wayne
Zootopia Additional Voices
2017 Smurfs: The Lost Village Gullible Smurf
2018 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Robin
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis Robin Direct-to-video
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Additional Voices

Video games

Radio drama

Other

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