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Corey Burton

Corey Burton

Corey Burton began his voice career at age 17 doing a sound-alike for Disney as Hans Conreid. He then went on to study radio acting with the legendary Daws Butler (Time for Beany, Merrie Melodies, Yogi Bear, Chilly Willy) for four-and-a-half years. Since then, Burton has voiced sound-alikes and original characters for over 50 Disney Storyteller records. He can also be heard at various Disney and Universal Theme Parks attractions, in promotional and souvenir videos, and TV and radio commercials. Additionally, Burton has lent his voice as an announcer for network TV promos on NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX, and has narrated documentaries shown on PBS, A&E, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, and TLC.

Burton's animation credits include voices on Disney's Lloyd in Space, Superman, Batman Beyond, Disney's Hercules, Pinky and the Brain, Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries, Disney's House of Mouse, Mike, Lu and Og, Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers, Goof Troop, Bonkers, The Transformers and Disney's Timon & Pumbaa. His feature film work includes character voices and looping for Dudley Do-Right, Critters, Poltergeist, Tron, E.T., Total Recall, Endless Love, Amazon Women on the Moon, Action Jackson, Spaceballs, The Flamingo Kid, as well as Aladdin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Mulan, and Toy Story 2 for Disney. He recently returned to Disney to work with company vice chairman Roy E. Disney in recreating the voice of Deems Taylor for the DVD release of Fantasia.

On the Internet, he is the narrator of Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective for Renegade Cartoons. He has also been the announcer for Old Navy commercials on television and radio for several years.

Burton occasionally works as a consultant on dialects, sound processes and studio microphones.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Corey Burton Facts

Birth NameCorey Weinberg
OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 3, 1955 (62)
SignLeo
BirthplaceGranada Hills, California, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Corey Burton compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Partysaurus Rex
Kiki's Delivery Service
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Mickey's House Of Villains
Transformers: The Complete Series
Justice League Adventures: Trapped in Time
The Hunchback of Notre Dame / The Hunchback of Notre Dame II
Sing Along Songs
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True
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