Will Ryan - Cineloquist, Cantabulator and All- Round Hyphenate
Will Ryan is an entertaining and versatile voice actor, or, to use a
neologism of his own coining, "cineloquist". Will can be heard performing some of his
many voice characterizations in thousands of television episodes and
commercials, hundreds of radio episodes and some of the most popular animated films
ever made. He has evidently performed more featured parts in more Academy
Award-nominated animated films than any other actor.
Face it; he's everywhere!
Among Will's many well-known voices are Tigger, Rabbit and the singing voice
of Eeyore on the Disney Channel's Welcome to Pooh Corner series, broadcast
twice daily for 16 years. Will created the voice of the loveable pterodactyl
Petrie for George Lucas and Steven Spielberg in The Land Before Time animated
feature. He portrayed Papa Bear in the recent Looney Tunes: Back in Action!. He's
in Spielberg's An American Tail and in Disney's Little Mermaid. He voiced a
dozen characters in Don Bluth's Thumbelina feature and a baker's dozen in the
upcoming Sian Ka'an animated feature. He voiced Goofy for Disney's for three
years and gave vocal life to Yosemite Sam on several recent recordings for
He can currently be heard as a wide variety of characters on the popular
Cartoon Network series Courage the Cowardly Dog and is busy recording recurring
roles in their new series Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi. Will is also featured in
Disney's upcoming series Mickey Mouse Club House.
Will Ryan is also a versatile composer and lyricist. His songs have been
recorded by artists as diverse as the Pointer Sisters, Patti LaBelle and Mister T
on the one hand, and Donald Duck, the Cat in the Hat, Winnie the Pooh and the
Muppets on the other.
Although Will's home is the United States, he has performed and recorded
throughout the world.
Will's latest musical project is this CD, featuring Radio's Brainiest Star,
Eugene. The ukulele-strumming teen is featured in the "Adventures in Odyssey" radio
drama/comedy, heard weekly in over 2400 outlets in North America and throughout
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