Roger Rose (born June 6, 1958) is an American actor, voice actor, and former VH1 VJ, known for such films as Ski Patrol and for voice work in animated films and television series such as Happy Feet, Rugrats, Scooby-Doo, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, and Quack Pack. He is also an occasional announcer.

Career

His first live role was in an episode of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. He auditioned at Rod Roddy's podium in 2004 for the announcing job on television's longest running game show, The Price Is Right, and was the announcer for the show's 6000th aired episode.

He starred in Ski Patrol (1990) and produced and acted in Comic Book: The Movie (2004). He voices on-air promos for most Major Television networks. He was the in-show Announcer for the Emmy Awards hosted by Jane Lynch on Fox. He voiced both the Dark Fiend Charles the 3rd and Aquatic Terror Gran Bruce in the video game Viewtiful Joe (2003). Some of his notable anime roles include several minor characters of Zatch Bell!. He also did the voice of Garbel of Manicuria on Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo. He currently is doing promos for TV shows such as Ugly Betty and Hannah Montana "NCIS" "Big Bang". He has also done a David Letterman impression on several animated series, such as Tiny Toons and Animaniacs. Most recently in 2009, he voiced Doctor Strange on The Super Hero Squad Show and Superman on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. He has narrated documentaries for Animal Planet, (Discovery) and (National Geographic). Rose also announced the 2011 Emmy Awards.

He can be heard on WLS-TV in Chicago, (WLNY) in New York City, and KGO-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Personal life

He is the son of Hilly Rose, a radio personality in Los Angeles, and Sondra B. Gair, a pioneer radio interviewer with Chicago Public Radio. His brother was Judd Rose, of ABC.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRole
1983The Man Who Loved WomenSergeant Stone
1984Hot MovesCliff
Micki + MaudeNewscaster
1986Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason LivesSteven
1990Ski PatrolJerry Cramer
1991The Five HeartbeatsThe Five Horsemen
1992Double VisionSalesman
1993Love BitesDwight Putnam
1994Dead OnRuss Russell
2000Rugrats in ParisFinster Wedding DJ (voice)
The Brainiacs.comSmartball (voice)
2004Comic Book: The MovieTaylor Donohue
2006Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon KingdomAdditional Voices
Happy FeetLeopard Seal (voice)
2007JekyllGuy #2
2010The Cost of HeavenAdministrator
Lego: The Adventures of Clutch PowersBrick Masterson (voice)

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1981Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyMarcosEpisode: "The Golden Man"
Too Close for ComfortMagicianEpisode: "Guess Who's Coming to Burp?"
1983AliceCustomer #2Episode: "Vera's Secret Lover"
1984AirwolfDelivery BoyEpisode: "Random Target"
1985Down to EarthHerbie SchroederEpisode: "The Radio Show"
Knight RiderValetEpisode: "Knight by a Nose"
Mr. BelvederePolice OfficerEpisode: "What I Did for Love"
The JetsonsEpisode: "Elroy in Wonderland"
1986WildlifeHalavex (voice)Episode: "The Highwayman"
Pound PuppiesByron P. Fleabottom
Clawfinger
Spy 1 (voice)
1990Gravedale HighVinnie Stoker (voice)
1991Where's Wally?Additional Voices
1990-1992Tiny Toon Adventures
1993Tom and Jerry Kids Show
I Yabba-Dabba Do!
SeinfeldMarkEpisode: "The Pilot"
Bonkers
2 Stupid DogsPlatypus
Quark
1994All-New Dennis the MenaceAdditional Voices
Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
The Super Dave Superbowl of Knowledge
Taz-ManiaArnieEpisode: "The Return of the Road to Taz-Mania Strikes Back"
GargoylesCop 2
Doyle Spokesman
Episode: "Ransom"
1992-1994Batman: The Animated SeriesGilbert
Jaguar Shaman
Additional Voices
1995The Twisted Tales of Felix the CatAdditional Voices
1991-1995Silk StalkingsDwight Guernsey
Eddie
1994-1996The TickAdditional Voices
1996-1997Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManCarboneEpisodes: "The One with Lisa Kudrow in a Small Role"
"Dammit, Hollywood"
1995-1997Pinky and the BrainDavid Letterman
Man #1
Additional Voices
Episodes: "TV or Not TV"
"It's Only a Paper World"
"Hoop Schemes"
1996Quack PackKent Powersmultiple episodes
1997The Weird Al ShowTalk Show HostEpisode: "Talent Show"
1999The Brothers FlubAdditional Voices
2000Buzz Lightyear of Star CommandAdditional Voices
2001The Zeta ProjectAd-BotEpisode: "Hicksburg"
2001-2005Growing Up...Narrator
2002What's New Scooby-DooAdditional Voices
2003Grim & EvilAnnouncer
Big Zombie
Chad
Additional Voices
2005Zatch Bell!Hige
Rembrant
Zoboron
Fein
Additional Voices
2005-2006Codename: Kids Next DoorLittle JuanEpisodes: "Operation L.U.N.C.H./Operation M.U.N.C.H.I.E.S."
"Operation: E.N.G.L.A.N.D./Operation: A.W.A.R.D.S."
2007The BatmanWorker #2Episode: "The Joining: Part 1"
2010Batman: The Brave and the BoldSuperman
Amazo
C.C.
WHIZ Reporter
2009-2011The Super Hero Squad ShowDr. Strange
Bulldozer
Goodman
2013-2015Monsters and Mysteries in AmericaNarrator

Video Games

YearTitleRoleNotes
1996Blazing DragonsSir Juicealot, Police Officer
1997Zork: Grand InquisitorMarvin the Mythical Goatfish
Goosebumps: Attack of the MutantPinky Flamingo
2001Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of LibertyRussian Soldier(English version)
2002Dead to RightsAugie Blatz
Tattoo
Fat Chow
Metal Gear Solid 2: SubstanceRussian Soldier
2003Viewtiful JoeCharles the 3rd
Gran Bruce
2004Viewtiful Joe 2Flinty Stone
2005Shadow of RomeSextus
2006Gothic 3Additional Voices
Marvel: Ultimate AllianceVision
Captain Marvel
Downhill JamAntonio Segul
Happy FeetAdult Penguin #6
Leopard Seal
Additional Voices
2007Shrek the ThirdPeasant 1
Bandit 1
Pirate 3
2009X-Men Origins: WolverineAdditional Voices
Assassin's Creed IIThieves
Batman: Arkham AsylumGuard William North
Masked Guard #4
Masked Orderly #1
2010Assassin's Creed: BrotherhoodThieves
2011RageAdditional Voice
PlayStation Move HeroesBuccaneer
Batman: Arkham CityM.P.T. Officer William North
GCPD Officer Strictland
2015Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom PainSoldiers/Extras
2016Fire Emblem FatesTakumi
Niles
Hisame
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