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016 David Kaye Interview

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If you’re asking yourself who is David Kaye right now, you don’t know your ass from your elbow! If you’re any kind of animation fan worth your salt, you’ll know David as the voice of Optimus Prime from the newest Transformers Animated series or any number of Megatrons including Beast Wars (arguably the best by many). That’s right baby, we’re back into voice acting!

In addition to a near infinite number of animated voice rolls, Kaye has lent his talents to advertising, some of your favorite video games including Ratchet & Clank and has put his body in front of the camera as well on shows like Battlestar Galactica.

Now, we might wax on (not a Karate Kid pun, I swear!) about his different roles, why he likes voice acting, how he got into it or whether or not he’s related to a real pirate that has been immortalized on the silver screen, but the reason many TF fans will want to DL this interview is to hear something exclusive…. something never before recorded… an impromptu, on the spot mad lib of new Optimus having a few choice words with Beast Wars Megatron! No one can front on something like that, it’s pretty freaking sweet!

You should check out how many shows this guy has done on imdb. Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz, Monsters Vs. Aliens, Fido, Inuyasha, X-Men Evolution, Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow and the list goes on and on….

Check it out here

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6 Comments

  • Reply Aaron

    My gosh that was awesome.

    but durring that last part, you know what this means, there has to be a series with David as both Megatron and Optimus.

    great one guys

    September 28, 2009 at 1:10 am
  • Reply Cam

    Awesome! He does the Clank voice at 6:53. Thanks.

    October 1, 2009 at 4:05 pm
  • Reply Kiarou

    AHHHHHH!
    David Kaye! I love this guy!
    Great review, awesome awesome!!!!!
    That megatron optimus convo was pretty hilarious xD

    October 8, 2009 at 7:27 pm
  • Reply Shemp

    Dude is so cool! I gotta go back and try to find him on battlestar now.

    October 10, 2009 at 6:36 am
  • Reply Travis J. Gould

    Optimus didn’t sound like a leader, Mr. Kaye shouldv’e reperised his Role, Corey Burton sucks as Megatron to be honest the voice directer was an idiot.

    November 5, 2009 at 6:30 pm
  • Reply pkmasta

    My favorite role of David Kaye would have to be Clank, he really puts so much life into a tin can! XD In all seriousness though, he’s a real talent and a charming man. It’s a shame he doesn’t have more fans. 🙁

    September 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm
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