Rob Paulsen.

Robert Fredrick "Rob" Paulsen III (born March 11, 1956; 66 years old), often credited as Rob Paulsen, is the regular voice actor for Raphael in the 1987 animated series, up until the last season, when he was replaced by Michael Gough. Rob returned to the Ninja Turtles franchise as the voice of Donatello in the 2012 animated TV series. He is the voice director for Rise of the TMNT and also voices the Foot Lieutenant in the series.

Other notable roles of his include Yakko Warner, Otto Scratchansniff, and Pinky from the 1993 Animaniacs original series, the latter role which he also voiced in the Pinky and the Brain spin-off series; Paulsen also reprised Yakko and Pinky in the 2020 Hulu revival series. He also voiced The Mask from the animated television series based on the classic film of the same name. His role as Pinky won him a Daytime Emmy Award for male vocal performance. In total, Paulsen has been the voice of over 250 different animated characters and performed in over 1000 commercials. He continues to play minor parts in dozens of cartoons, as well as supporting characters in multiple animated movies.


Episode 35 Rob Paulsen Nick Animation Podcast

TMNT voices

1987 series

2012 series

2018 series


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