The Voice Behind 250 of Your Favorite Cartoons

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  • Published on Mar 20, 2018
  • You’ve heard his vocal stylings as Hermes Conrad in “Futurama,” the Green Lantern in “Justice League,” Ollie Williams in “Family Guy,” and, of course, as Jack in “Samurai Jack.” As the man behind over 250 of your favorite characters, Phil LaMarr is one of the most prolific voice actors in the biz. But beyond his vocal prowess, LaMarr has left his mark on all your favorite movies and TV shows, from an appearance in “Pulp Fiction,” to a featured regular role on MADtv.
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Comments • 2 893

  • Jacob
    Jacob Day ago

    Anytime I read the green lantern oath, the voice in my head is always John Stewart from the JLA

  • Brandon Desroches

    Truly a legend

  • MPSecare
    MPSecare 2 days ago

    freaking awesome

  • masterimbecile
    masterimbecile 3 days ago

    Marvin, what do you make of all this? You've gotta have an opinion!

  • Serina1976326 Low
    Serina1976326 Low 4 days ago

    I like his voice

  • Rachael Springs
    Rachael Springs 5 days ago

    Yaay it's a black man

  • Pappy Tron
    Pappy Tron 5 days ago

    I don't really watch cartoons, but Hermes was always awesome.
    "Death to the crab!"

  • Chels Murphy
    Chels Murphy 6 days ago

    *"I'm at the wrong airport"*

  • Fr0mDark2Light
    Fr0mDark2Light 6 days ago

    I remember him from MAD tv

  • AvoidingJoker
    AvoidingJoker 7 days ago

    Let's not sleep on the fact that he voice acted the legend himself bolby from jimmy nuetron

  • Pheonixxed
    Pheonixxed 7 days ago

    you dont know any anime tho

  • The Professor
    The Professor 8 days ago

    0:55 *Wilt*

  • Jacked Joe
    Jacked Joe 10 days ago

    Dracula don't suck, he scrape and lick

  • Backyard Music Feedback

    Mad TV mu' fucka'

  • tyler gnosis
    tyler gnosis 12 days ago

    Is that Obama

  • DJ Tia
    DJ Tia 15 days ago

    Oh shoot. He is niiice.

  • TheRealBenStiller
    TheRealBenStiller 18 days ago

    I just realized he was also in stepbrothers

  • Sean Skove
    Sean Skove 19 days ago

    I loved him in Madtv especially his UPS guy. Much respect. Had no idea he was so many voices.

  • Floman25
    Floman25 19 days ago

    BOLBY STROGANOVSKYYYYYYY

  • Aaron aaron
    Aaron aaron 20 days ago

    Ollie Williams

  • Drew Supra D.
    Drew Supra D. 20 days ago

    he was also in a McRib commercial

  • Zach Sharp
    Zach Sharp 20 days ago

    Thats too cool he relates to static shock the most! One my favorites👍

  • Matt Cam
    Matt Cam 20 days ago

    MY MANWICH

  • yrko
    yrko 20 days ago

    Marvin, what do you think of all dis?

  • James Rowe
    James Rowe 21 day ago

    Woah, Wilt, Hermes, *and* Ollie?

  • slothking9000
    slothking9000 22 days ago

    Bro static was my childhood

  • Chelsea Rushworth
    Chelsea Rushworth 22 days ago

    DO BOLBY VOICE

  • Kaine Angabe
    Kaine Angabe 23 days ago

    I only know him from being shot in the head in Pulp Fiction :D

  • Redd Kuma
    Redd Kuma 23 days ago

    💯💯💯💯👍👍👍👍👌👌👌👌

  • ThePanxo95
    ThePanxo95 27 days ago

    Vamp :v

  • David Meyers
    David Meyers 27 days ago

    That last line was from MKX, Kotal Kahn

  • jonnbravo119806
    jonnbravo119806 28 days ago

    I’ve always loved this guy.

  • LopezElMagico
    LopezElMagico 28 days ago

    Sig!

  • Hiếu Tô
    Hiếu Tô 29 days ago

    Oh shit Vin shot you in the face

  • BaconBitz
    BaconBitz 29 days ago

    Oh shit he’s Kit Fisto!

  • Humanmold
    Humanmold Month ago

    I remember him from mad tv.

  • Wish I Still Had Ultra Instinct

    Goddamn he's a legend low-key

  • Wish I Still Had Ultra Instinct

    I didn't know he was -the annoyingly confused black guy- Marvin

  • Goddess shepherd
    Goddess shepherd Month ago

    Jack from mad tv :P

  • Arliee x
    Arliee x Month ago

    I thought Samuri Jack was voiced acted by an Asian man lmao shows what I know ha ha

  • Sam Whalen
    Sam Whalen Month ago

    Ah shit, Marvin got shot in the face.

  • HyHyHyKaiKaiKai
    HyHyHyKaiKaiKai Month ago

    Hell had no vacancies.

  • Mister Finn
    Mister Finn Month ago

    SAMOORAI

  • Thomas Häusler
    Thomas Häusler Month ago

    He also was Vamp in Metal Gear Solid 4

  • Andy's China
    Andy's China Month ago

    A black man voicing a Japanese character? HOW OFFENSIVE! Let's start a protest! Oh wait, it's not cool to be offended about that yet.

  • Chris M
    Chris M Month ago

    Was that last one Kotal Khan from mortal kombat?

  • silvertonguer
    silvertonguer Month ago

    You should do more videos with voice actors.

  • Khalil Edwards
    Khalil Edwards Month ago +1

    0:59 i think thats everyones favorite”dracula dont suck, scrape and lick alalalalala”

  • Libertarian Capitalist

    I wish they featured Vamp in this video

  • Joey Mercado
    Joey Mercado Month ago

    One of my favorites ever. Legend.

  • jayblue242424 1
    jayblue242424 1 Month ago

    Bro wtf!!!!! This guy was the voice of my child hood!!!!????



    FREAKING AMAZED

  • AlphaX
    AlphaX Month ago

    This guy is fucking awesome!

  • SnYpe Hunter
    SnYpe Hunter Month ago

    I could say static shock sounds like MJ lol

  • Guy Neilson
    Guy Neilson Month ago

    *Looks at the title sequence* wait...HE WAS VAMP?!?

  • talhozlin
    talhozlin Month ago

    For every voice this guy has done in his career take a shot


    (tomorrow) last night was amazing

  • fashionably drunk
    fashionably drunk Month ago

    a national treasure , real life super human , we've known eachother for years , well i have

  • GamaRay38
    GamaRay38 Month ago

    One of the best episodes at 2:07

    • GamaRay38
      GamaRay38 Month ago

      I can still hear the song 😢

  • Katie Kerr
    Katie Kerr Month ago

    😱

  • Buttery Drawings
    Buttery Drawings Month ago

    DARK SIDERS!!!!!

  • Ryan Zareain
    Ryan Zareain Month ago

    Darksiders 2 vulgrim who knows what im saying?

  • [FN] AyzëN
    [FN] AyzëN Month ago

    bruh he only voiced 2 characters that i know of

  • Jacob Spring
    Jacob Spring Month ago

    fortnite

  • Dinidu Samaranayake

    Bit dawg 250 CHARATERS? Thats alot

  • vondior
    vondior Month ago

    Olly williams

  • A E S T H I T I C
    A E S T H I T I C Month ago

    He still doesn’t outrank uncle phil

  • Alex Lucas
    Alex Lucas Month ago

    Talented guy

  • ...b
    ...b Month ago

    Wow he doesn't age

  • RelentlesHandles
    RelentlesHandles Month ago

    He is legit in everything

  • Chris Jericho
    Chris Jericho Month ago

    Who ever did not know this is young as hell lol #madtv

  • Paste Eater
    Paste Eater Month ago

    It’s so trippy seeing all those voices come out of the same man. How many people has he swallowed

  • tijmen131
    tijmen131 Month ago

    Oh man I shot Marvin in the face

  • Ryan Nixon
    Ryan Nixon Month ago

    I practically grew up with this man!

  • Grandma
    Grandma Month ago

    Slap slap slap clap clap clap

  • FadedDesigns
    FadedDesigns Month ago

    them shoes clean ngl. are those pumas?

  • Afif Akmal
    Afif Akmal Month ago

    I FREAKIN' LOVE DRACULA, from the grim adventures of billy and mandy

  • Noah C Cornelius
    Noah C Cornelius Month ago

    How do I become a voice actor?

  • Noah C Cornelius
    Noah C Cornelius Month ago

    YEAH! PHIL LAMARR!!!!

  • G D
    G D Month ago

    He was one of my favorite Mad TV members (him, Mo Collins, Jordan Peele, Alex Borstein)

  • Diego Solis
    Diego Solis Month ago

    I say loud at the same time "ahhh you are Marvin" haha

  • Edog54
    Edog54 Month ago +1

    I think I shot Marvin in the face.

  • LegitimateFight
    LegitimateFight Month ago

    Dracula SCRAPE, and LICK!


    *alalalalalalalalalaa...*

  • Freddy Freaker
    Freddy Freaker Month ago

    He played *B O L B I*

  • ThugCookie
    ThugCookie Month ago

    I used to hate Phil Lamarr because he used to do skits with Nicole Sullivan on Mad TV and I used to have a huge crush on her when I was a little kid

  • ThugCookie
    ThugCookie Month ago +1

    Vamp from Metal Gear Solid 2/4

  • One of those Morgan Freeman accounts

    “Marvin...what do you make of all this?”
    “I don’t even have an opinion.”
    I love this guy

  • Messiah Jetz
    Messiah Jetz Month ago

    Broooooo

  • Adrian Valenzuela
    Adrian Valenzuela Month ago

    Holy fuck. You've been in my life since my childhood.

  • Jacob Foxworthy
    Jacob Foxworthy Month ago

    I met this dude last year at a convention. Awesome guy!

  • crunst
    crunst Month ago

    He was also in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 aka the greatest superhero film ever made.

  • A Anon
    A Anon Month ago

    He does not seem 50 or act like one. He acts like he's in his thirties, not that its bad.

  • HappyGo Lucky7
    HappyGo Lucky7 Month ago

    One of my favorite childhood voice actor. So cute!

  • Just Some Girl with a Mustache

    Holy shit He's the kid who got his brains blown out by john trevolta

  • Daniel Puig
    Daniel Puig Month ago +1

    MARVIN IS THE VOICE OF DAMN NEAR ALL MY CHILDHOOD CARTOON CHARACTERS? I like how small the world is sometimes.

  • Pickle Snort
    Pickle Snort Month ago

    Holy shit I have that same painting on the wall hanging in my bedroom

  • Muhammad Iqbal
    Muhammad Iqbal Month ago +1

    Oh my God!!! Marvin?!

  • MythicalPhoenix19
    MythicalPhoenix19 Month ago

    i saw him at a pannel at C2E2

  • TheKittyQueen
    TheKittyQueen Month ago

    and also he was on madtv

  • kar oma
    kar oma Month ago

    OMG!!!! Obama is the sound of samurai Jack!!

  • ybnghanmir
    ybnghanmir Month ago

    hes bolbi