Wally Wingert

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Wally Wingert
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Wingert at the 2018 WonderCon
Born (1961-05-06) May 6, 1961 (age 60)
Occupation
  • Voice actor
  • radio personality
Years active1987–present
Website wallyontheweb.com

Wally Wingert (born May 6, 1961) [1] is an American voice actor and former radio personality. [2] His roles include Almighty Tallest Red in Invader Zim , Renji Abarai in Bleach , Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger in Tiger & Bunny , The Riddler in the Batman: Arkham series, the mascot of H.H. Gregg and Jon Arbuckle since 2007 and in The Garfield Show .

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Early life

Wingert was born in Des Moines, Iowa, [3] but soon moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the early 1980s, he appeared as disc jockey "Dennis Jimenez" (Dennis the Menace) on KELO AM1320 in Sioux Falls.

Career

After moving to Los Angeles, California in 1987, Wingert's early work began with radio. [3] He was hired by the Westwood One Radio Network in the mid 1980s and worked as a radio personality on KTWV. [3] After five years in working with KTWV, he left the radio station and pursue a full time voice acting career in 1990. [3]

In 1989, Wingert parodied the Escape Club song "Wild, Wild West" on the Dr. Demento radio show as "Adam West", in response to the casting of Michael Keaton as the titular character for Batman . [3]

Wingert was the announcer for the second incarnation of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (and its spin-off The Jay Leno Show ) as well as the voice of Jon Arbuckle from The Garfield Show . He is also known for his roles as Almighty Tallest Red from Invader Zim (opposite Kevin McDonald), Ant-Man / Giant-Man from The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes , the Riddler from the Batman: Arkham series, Renji Abarai from Bleach and Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger from Tiger & Bunny .

He narrated Impact: Stories of Survival on the Discovery Health Channel, How to Build Everything on the Science Channel, Amazing Medical Stories and That's Gotta Hurt on TLC, some episodes of E! True Hollywood Story on E! and Outdoor Outtakes on the Outdoor Life Network.

Personal life

Wingert and his cat Spooky in 2009 Wally Wingert & Spooky.jpg
Wingert and his cat Spooky in 2009

Wingert currently works and lives in Los Angeles. He is not related to fellow voice actor Mick Wingert. [4]

Filmography

Film

List of voice performances in direct-to-video, feature and television films
YearTitleRoleNotes
1999 Can of Worms The Loafer AlienTelevision film [1]
2000 Globehunters: An Around the World in 80 Days Adventure Raj Kangaroo
2002 Return to Never Land Pirates Patrick
2004 Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Green Eyed Skeleton Brother
2005 Digimon Frontier: Island of Lost Digimon HippoGryphomonEnglish dub [1]
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Additional Voices [1]
2006 Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Rufus Shinra English dub [1]
The Ant Bully Wasp #3 [1]
2007 Garfield Gets Real Jon Arbuckle, Mike [1]
2008 Space Chimps Pappy Ham, Splork, Infinity Probe
Garfield's Fun Fest Jon Arbuckle [1]
Bleach: Memories of Nobody Renji Abarai English dub
2009 Garfield's Pet Force Jon Arbuckle, Emperor Jon [1]
Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion Renji AbaraiEnglish dub
2011 Bleach: Fade to Black
2012 Bleach: Hell Verse
2013 Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger
2015 Tiger & Bunny: The Rising [5]
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass Humpty Dumpty
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Riddler
2017 Batman vs. Two-Face Riddler, King Tut
Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Oskar Kokoshka, Mr. Hyunh, Homeless Man 2
2018 Incredibles 2 Additional Voices
2019 Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus Almighty Tallest Red

Television

List of voice performances in television shows
YearTitleRoleNotesReferences
1993 Murphy Brown KelboEpisode: "It's Not Easy Being Brown"
1996–2003 Dexter's Laboratory Additional voices
1997 The Drew Carey Show ParrotEpisode: "Man's Best Same Sex Companion"
1998 Power Rangers in Space Psycho Blue3 episodes
1998–99 The Angry Beavers Wolffe D. Wolf [1]
1998–2005 The Powerpuff Girls Additional voices
1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Psycho BlueEpisode: "To the Tenth Power"
1999 King of the Hill Curator, SheriffEp. "Love Hurts and So Does Art"
1999 Rugrats Goober, Additional voices [1]
1999–2017 Family Guy Additional voices [1]
2000–04 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law George Jetson, Various [1]
2001–03 Invader Zim Almighty Tallest Red, Prisoner 777, others [1]
2003 All Grown Up! Joe, JockEp. "Bad Kimi" [1]
2003–05 My Life as a Teenage Robot Phone, Abominatron, Hick, Additional voices [1]
2005 American Dad! Jay Leno Ep. "Stan of Arabia: Part 1" [1]
2005 Higglytown Heroes Waiter HeroEp. "Cry Baby Pookie/Wait for Me" 
2009–2016 The Garfield Show Jon Arbuckle/additional voices [1]
2009 The Cleveland Show ManEp. "The One About Friends" 
2010 Chowder Crab, Repo Man, Shouting Dog Guard, Bus DriverEp. "The Prank" [1]
2010–12 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Hank Pym / Ant-Man / Giant-Man / Yellowjacket, MODOK [1]
2011 The Penguins of Madagascar Alex the LionEp. "The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole [1]
2014–17 Sonic Boom Cubot, Nominatus, others [1]
2015 DC Super Friends Hal Jordan [1]
2018 The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants Additional voicesUncredited
2020 Lego Hidden Side: Night of the Harbinger Vaughn

Anime

List of voice performances in anime
YearTitleRoleNotes
1992–95 Sailor Moon Yuuichirou KumadaViz Media dub
1998 Initial D Zak NakazatoTokyopop dub
2001 Transformers: Robots in Disguise Side Burn, Mirage
2002 Tokyo Pig DadEp. "When Pigs Fly"
2003 Astro Boy Dr. O'Shay, others
2005–07 Zatch Bell! Brago, Praying Mantis Joe, Ruku, Professor Dartagnan, Bari, Bern, Additional Voices
2005–07 Naruto Kaiza, Aoba Yamashiro
2006–14 Bleach Renji Abarai, Tsubaki, Hospital Hollow
2007 Mega Man Star Force Aaron Boreal
2007–08 Digimon Data Squad BanchoLeomon
2007–12 Naruto: Shippuden Aoba Yamashiro, Yaoki (Ep. 182), Kisuke Maboroshi (Ep. 193), Harusame
2008 Blood+ George Miyagusuku, Amshell, Nathan Mahler
2010 Kekkaishi Habuki
2012–13 Tiger & Bunny Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger
2019 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Kinshiki Otsutsuki

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
YearTitleRoleNotes
1990 The Secret of Monkey Island Biff the Ghost, Franklin, Herman Toothrot, Sword fighter Opponent #1
1991 Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge Herman Toothrot, Potman, Frank, Greg
1997 Herc's Adventures Jason, Bronze Guy, Big Soldier
Popeye and the Quest for the Willy MammothPopeye [1]
1998 Heretic II D'Sparil, Dranor, Scout, Ssithar, The Guardian
Popeye & The Sunken TreasurePopeye [1]
1999 Starshot: Space Circus Fever Wolfgang [1]
2000 Escape from Monkey Island Herman Toothrot
2001 Star Wars: Starfighter Reti
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Carl Wheezer, Carl's Dad, Carl's Mom, Reggie, Yokian Guards, Claw Warrior [1]
2002 Hot Wheels Velocity X Gear Head, Meta Cog, Simon "Slick" Deluca [1]
Maximo: Ghosts to Glory Maximo, Lord Glutterscum [1]
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter Nym Pilot #3, Reti
Command & Conquer: Renegade Nick "Havoc" Parker
The Mark of Kri Rau [1]
Whacked! Lance [1]
X-Men: Destiny Havok
2003 Enter the Matrix Additional Voices
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick Various
Dino Crisis 3 McCoy [1]
Tales of Symphonia Lord Remiel [1]
The Hobbit Balfor [1]
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge Big John [1]
Battlestar GalacticaPaulus
2004 Maximo vs. Army of Zin Maximo
Astro Boy Dr. O'Shay, Blue KnightEnglish dub [1]
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue Carnifex, Red the Blue Healer [1]
Tales of Symphonia Remiael [1]
EverQuest II Additional voices 
Doom 3 Dr. Cloud
2005 Zatch Bell! Mamodo Battles Brago, BariEnglish dub
Madagascar Alex the Lion [1]
Quake 4 Various
Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury Brago, Ruku, BariEnglish dub
Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil Dr. Cloud [1]
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie Tormund Ellis, Brightvale Guard [1]
2005–08 Soulcalibur series Cervantes de Leon Uncredited; English dub [1]
2006 God Hand Mr. Gold, Mr. Silver, Villains [1]
Resistance: Fall of Man Additional voices
2006–present Naruto seriesAoba Yamashiro, Mū, JiryaiaEnglish dub
Bleach seriesRenji AbaraiEnglish dub
2007 Rogue Galaxy Dario, Libra King [1]
Blazing Angels 2 Captain Christopher Roninson
Ratatouille Teen Rat, La Marchand Vendor, Frozen Food Company RepresentativePSP version
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Rusty Pete [1]
Power Rangers: Super Legends Icthior, Red Lion Wild Force Ranger
The Golden Compass Handsome Jim, Scholar, Tartar [1]
2008 Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty Rusty Pete [1]
Aion Additional voices
2009–15 Batman: Arkham series Riddler
2009 Stormrise Spectre, Enforcer Soldier
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Multiple Man, Yellowjacket
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time Rusty Pete [1]
Brütal Legend Sparkies [1]
Madagascar Kartz Alex the Lion
Dragon Age: Origins Prince Bhelan Aeducan [1]
Final Fantasy XIII Additional VoicesEnglish dub [1]
2010 White Knight Chronicles Toad Soldiers, Additional voicesEnglish dub [1]
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep CubbyEnglish dub [1]
2010–present Sonic the Hedgehog seriesCubot
2011–17 Marvel vs. Capcom seriesMODOK
2011 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional voicesEnglish dub
2012 Armored Core V Chief [6]
Kinect Star Wars Generic Male #1
2013 Marvel Heroes Hank Pym, Mister Fantastic, Ikaris
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Goddess's Disciple, Innkeeper, OutfittersEnglish dub [1]
2014–15 Skylanders seriesBlastermind, Threatpack, Verl
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix CubbyArchived footage; English dub
2015 Lego Jurassic World Additional Voices
Disney Infinity 3.0 Time
Lego Dimensions Additional Voices
Lego Marvel's Avengers Doctor Strange, Crimson Dynamo, Mighty Destroyer [1]
2016 Ghostbusters Additional Voices
Final Fantasy XV English dub [1]
2017 LawBreakers  
2018 Lego The Incredibles [1]
Lego DC Super-Villains Riddler [1]
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order MODOK [1]
2020 Serious Sam 4 General Brand [1]

Live-action

List of acting performances in film and television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1996 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Don LewisEpisode: "Backstage Pass"
2000 The Bogus Witch Project Zombie ChefSegment: "In the Woods Segments"
2002 Just Shoot Me! Club OwnerEpisode: "The Boys in the Band"
2003Uncle Davver's Really Scary Movie ShowUncle DavverAlso writer
2005 Wannabe Chain Gang Actor #1
2006Goolians: A Docu-ComedyWallyDocumentary film
Also writer
2007Livin' on a PrayerButch McGuireShort film
2007Real Hollywood MeetingThe Special Effects Artist
2009–10 The Jay Leno Show Announcer (voice)95 episodes
2010–14 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 7 episodes

Web

List of acting performances in web series
YearTitleRoleNotes
2016Wacky Wally's Vintage ToysHimself / Host YouTube series; 4 episodes
Also writer

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