Jul 19, 2015 « Back to Episodes

John DiMaggio PT1 EP172

Chuck and Stacey welcome voice acting phenom, John DiMaggio to the show. Adored for his roles in Futurama, Adventure Time, Gears of War and Agents of S.M.A.S.H., John talks about the hit VO documentary he produced, I KNOW THAT VOICE, available on Netflix and iTunes.

He shares what inspired him to make the film that came out in 2014 and also takes us back to how his career started in NYC including doing stand up as the duo Red Johnny and the Round Guy. Upon moving to Los Angeles 1996 to do the TV series Chicago Hope, he explains how booking the role of Bender on Futurama in 1999 was a career game changer for him.

Find out where he got the inspiration for the voice of Bender and how he is able to perform stellar impressions like Tracy Morgan and Johnny Carson. John shares his approach to auditioning, his philosophy about his career which includes plowing through rejection and never giving up. The episode closes with John offering gratitude for his long-time voice over and on-camera agents and recalling a Twitter encounter he had surrounding his movie, I KNOW THAT VOICE.

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