Wally Wingert

Wallace E. "Wally" Wingert (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and radio personality.[1] His roles include Almighty Tallest Red in Invader Zim, Renji Abarai in Bleach, Kotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger in Tiger & Bunny and the Riddler in the Batman: Arkham series.

Wally Wingert
Wingert and his cat Spooky in 2009
Born
Wallace E. Wingert

(1961-05-06) May 6, 1961
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesWally Wingart
Wallace Wingert
Grant W. Wylie
OccupationActor, voice actor, singer, radio personality
Years active1990–present
Notable work
Batman: Arkham
Bleach
Invader Zim
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Tiger & Bunny
Websitewww.wallyontheweb.com

Early life

Wingert was born in Des Moines, Iowa, 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

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.

Music

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.

Personal life

Wingert currently works and lives in Los Angeles, California. He is not related to fellow voice actor Mick Wingert.[2]

Filmography

Live-action

List of acting performances in film and television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1993Murphy BrownKelbo (voice)Episode: "It's Not Easy Being Brown"
1996Saved by the Bell: The New ClassDon LewisEpisode: "Backstage Pass"
1997The Drew Carey ShowParrot (voice)Episode: "Man's Best Same Sex Companion"
1998Power Rangers in SpacePsycho Blue (voice)3 episodes
1999Power Rangers Lost GalaxyEpisode: "To the Tenth Power"
1999Can of WormsThe Loafer Alien (voice)Television film[3]
2000The Bogus Witch ProjectZombie ChefSegment: "In the Woods Segments"
2002Just Shoot Me!Club OwnerEpisode: "The Boys in the Band"
2005WannabeChain Gang Actor #1
2007Livin' on a PrayerButch McGuireShort film
2007Real Hollywood MeetingThe Special Effects Artist
2009–10The Jay Leno ShowAnnouncer95 episodes
2010–14The Tonight Show with Jay Leno7 episodes
2016Wacky Wally's Vintage ToysHimself (host)4 episodes

Animation

List of voice performances in animation
YearTitleRoleNotesReferences
1996–2003Dexter's LaboratoryAdditional Voices
1998–99The Angry BeaversWolffe D. Wolf[3]
1998–2005The Powerpuff GirlsAdditional Voices
1999King of the HillCurator, SheriffEp. "Love Hurts and So Does Art"
1999RugratsGoober, Additional Voices[3]
1999–2017Family GuyAdditional Voices[3]
2000–04Harvey Birdman, Attorney at LawVarious[3]
2001–03Invader ZimAlmighty Tallest Red, Prisoner 777, others[3]
2003All Grown Up!Joe, JockEp. "Bad Kimi"[3]
2003–05My Life as a Teenage RobotPhone, Abominatron, Hick, Additional Voices[3]
2005American Dad!Jay LenoEp. "Stan of Arabia: Part 1"[3]
2005Higglytown HeroesWaiter HeroEp. "Cry Baby Pookie/Wait for Me" 
2009–2016The Garfield ShowJon Arbuckle[3]
2009The Cleveland ShowManEp. "The One About Friends" 
2010ChowderCrab, Repo Man, Shouting Dog Guard, Bus DriverEp. "The Prank"[3]
2010–12The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest HeroesHank Pym / Ant-Man / Giant-Man / Yellowjacket, MODOK[3]
2011The Penguins of MadagascarAlex the LionEp. "The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole[3]
2014–17Sonic BoomCubot[3]
2015DC Super FriendsGreen Lantern[3]
2018The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants Additional Voices (Uncredited)

Anime

List of voice performances in anime
YearTitleRoleNotes
1992–95Sailor MoonYuuichirou KumadaViz Media dub
1998Initial DNakazato TakeshiTokyopop dub
2001Transformers: Robots in DisguiseSide Burn, Mirage
2002Tokyo PigDadEp. "When Pigs Fly"
2003Astro BoyDr. O'Shay, others
2005–07Zatch Bell!Brago, Praying Mantis Joe, Ruku, Professor Dartagnan, Bari, Bern, Additional Voices
2005–07NarutoKaiza, Aoba Yamashiro
2006–14BleachRenji Abarai, Tsubaki, Hospital Hollow
2007Mega Man Star ForceAaron Boreal
2007–08Digimon Data SquadBanchoLeomon
2007–12Naruto: ShippudenAoba Yamashiro, Yaoki (Ep. 182), Kisuke Maboroshi (Ep. 193), Harusame
2008Blood+George Miyagusuku, Amshell, Nathan Mahler
2010KekkaishiHabuki
2012–13Tiger & BunnyKotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger
2019Boruto: Naruto Next GenerationsKinshiki Otsutsuki

Film

List of voice performances in direct-to-video, feature and television films
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Globehunters: An Around the World in 80 Days AdventureRaj Kangaroo
2002Return to Never LandPirates Patrick
2004Scooby Doo 2: Monsters UnleashedGreen Eyed Skeleton Brother
2005Digimon Frontier: Island of Lost DigimonHippoGryphomonEnglish dub [3]
Stewie Griffin: The Untold StoryAdditional Voices[3]
2006Final Fantasy VII Advent ChildrenRufus ShinraEnglish dub [3]
The Ant BullyWasp #3[3]
2007Garfield Gets RealJon Arbuckle, Mike[3]
2008Space ChimpsPappy Ham, Splork, Infinity Probe
Garfield's Fun FestJon Arbuckle[3]
Bleach: Memories of NobodyRenji AbaraiEnglish dub
2009Garfield's Pet ForceJon Arbuckle, Emperor Jon[3]
Bleach: The DiamondDust RebellionRenji AbaraiEnglish dub
2011Bleach: Fade to Black
2012Bleach: Hell Verse
2013Tiger & Bunny: The BeginningKotetsu T. Kaburagi / Wild Tiger
2015Tiger & Bunny: The Rising [4]
2016Alice Through the Looking GlassHumpty Dumpty
Batman: Return of the Caped CrusadersRiddler
2017Batman vs. Two-FaceRiddler, King Tut
Hey Arnold!: The Jungle MovieOskar Kokoshka, Mr. Hyunh
2019Invader Zim: Enter the FlorpusAlmighty Tallest Red

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Escape from Monkey IslandHerman Toothrot
2001Star Wars: StarfighterReti
2002Hot Wheels Velocity XGear Head, Meta Cog, Simon "Slick" Deluca[3]
Maximo: Ghosts to GloryMaximo
Star Wars: Jedi StarfighterNym Pilot #3, Reti
Command & Conquer: RenegadeNick "Havoc" Parker
X-Men: DestinyHavok
2003Enter the MatrixAdditional Voices
Evil Dead: A Fistful of BoomstickVarious
Dino Crisis 3McCoy[3]
Tales of SymphoniaLord Remiel[3]
The HobbitBalfor[3]
Crimson Skies: High Road to RevengeBig John[3]
Battlestar GalacticaPaulus
2004Maximo vs. Army of ZinMaximo
Astro BoyDr. O'Shay, Blue Knight
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush RescueCarnifex, Red the Blue Healer[3]
EverQuest IIAdditional Voices 
Doom 3Dr. Cloud
2005Zatch Bell! Mamodo BattlesBrago, Bari
MadagascarAlex the Lion[3]
Quake 4Various
Zatch Bell! Mamodo FuryBrago, Ruku, Bari
2005–08Soulcalibur seriesCervantes de LeonUncredited
2005Neopets: The Darkest FaerieTormund Ellis, Brightvale Guard[3]
2006God HandMr. Gold, Mr. Silver
2006–presentNaruto seriesAoba Yamashiro, Mū, Jiryaia
2006Resistance: Fall of ManAdditional Voices
2006–presentBleach seriesRenji Abarai
2007Rogue GalaxyDario, Libra King[3]
Blazing Angels 2Captain Christopher Roninson
RatatouilleAdditional Voices
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of DestructionRusty Pete[3]
Power Rangers: Super LegendsIcthior, Red Lion Wild Force Ranger
The Golden CompassHandsome Jim, Scholar, Tartar[3]
2008Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New WorldMagnar[3]
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for BootyRusty Pete[3]
AionAdditional Voices
2009–15Batman: Arkham seriesRiddler
2009StormriseSpectre, Enforcer Soldier
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2Multiple Man, Yellowjacket
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in TimeRusty Pete[3]
Brütal LegendSparkies[3]
Madagascar KartzAlex the Lion
Dragon Age: OriginsPrince Bhelan Aeducan[3]
Final Fantasy XIIIAdditional Voices[3]
2010Kingdom Hearts: Birth by SleepCubby[3]
2010–presentSonic the Hedgehog seriesCubot
2011–17Marvel vs. Capcom seriesMODOK
2011Final Fantasy XIII-2Additional Voices 
2012Armored Core VChief
Kinect Star WarsGeneric Male #1
2013Marvel HeroesHank Pym, Mister Fantastic, Ikaris
2014Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIGoddess's Disciple, Innkeeper, Outfitters[3]
2014–15Skylanders seriesBlastermind, Threatpack, Verl
2014Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 RemixCubbyArchived footage
2015Lego Jurassic WorldAdditional Voices
Disney Infinity 3.0Time
Lego DimensionsAdditional Voices
Lego Marvel's AvengersDoctor Strange, Crimson Dynamo, Mighty Destroyer[3]
2016GhostbustersAdditional Voices
Final Fantasy XV[3]
2017LawBreakers 
2018Lego The Incredibles[3]
Lego DC Super-VillainsRiddler[3]
2019Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black OrderMODOK[3]

References

  1. "Wally Wingert". The New York Times.
  2. "Wally Wingert". Voice Chasers. Retrieved 1 December 2019. No relation to Mick Wingert.
  3. "Behind The Voice Actors – Wally Wingert". Behind The Voice Actors. January 27, 2010. Retrieved April 20, 2015. Green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots.
  4. "Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising 'New Driver' English Dub Clip Streamed". February 22, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
Media offices
Preceded by
Andy Richter
The Tonight Show announcer
2010–2014
Succeeded by
Steve Higgins
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