David Kaye Information

David Kaye

David Kaye

Voice Actor
Los Angeles, CA

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David Kaye is a globally renowned voice actor best known for roles in the world of animation and anime. An inductee in the Transformers Hall of Fame, Kaye is the only actor to have voiced both Optimus Prime (Transformers: Animated) and Megatron (Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Armada, Energon, Cybertron) in the blockbuster Transformer animated TV Series.

Under the DC Comic umbrella, David Kaye has voiced Superman, Hawkman, and Vandal Savage (DC Super Friends, Young Justice); and Iron Man, Captain America, Professor X in the Marvel universe. In the hit animated Cartoon Network series, "Ben 10," Kaye voices the much loved Grandpa Max and Khyber, Shock Rock, and Humungousaur in the Ben 10:Omniverse series. Kaye is also the character of Duckworth in the Disney cartoon series DuckTales.

In the Netflix animation series, King Peppy is adored amongst Dreamworks Trolls fans, as well, Clank in the Ratchet & Clank film and gaming franchise, and the Newsreel Announcer in the Academy award-winning Disney/Pixar film Up.

In another well-known animation series, Kaye brings his voice to Marvel's G.I. Joe franchise, as General Hawk (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero), Sgt. Savage, his Screaming Eagles, and Patrick O'Hara (father to Scarlett)(G.I. Joe: Renegades).

In Anime, Kaye is renowned for his presentation of Treize Khushrenada in Nippon Sunrise's Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Sesshomaru in Viz Media's InuYasha, and the newly released Inuyasha: Princess Half Demon, and Recoome in the Toei Animation (Ocean Group dub) of Dragon Ball Z.

The announcer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO, and voice of many of today's blockbuster trailers (The Way Back, The Two Popes, Jay and Silent Bob, Richard Jewell, Zombieland, Pets2, Goosebumps, Tully, American MadeĀ¦); hundreds of commercials including Geico's cheeky Parrot, the voice of CDW, Wawanesa Insurance; and a promo voice for Thursday Night Football on Fox, the 2019 World Series of Baseball, Fox's hit series Prodigal Son, and Tru TV's Tirdy Works among many others. In 2018, Kaye captured the SOVAS Award for Best Narration of Brooke Burgess' book, The Cat's Maw.

Adding the role of producer, David Kaye is developing several animated shows, and as an avid wine enthusiast, Kaye created an ongoing digital series, "Hollywood & Wine." Canadian-born and now a US citizen, Kaye lives in Los Angeles with his wife Maria, their two children, and dog Zeus.

Anime Convention Guest Appearances

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