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Richard "Rick" Jones is an American voice actor, voice director, and writer. He has more than thirty years of experience in the industry and has provided his voice to more than 200 characters. He is most known for his work on Anastasia, Tripping the Rift, and The Toy Castle.

For Toad Patrol, Rick was not only a voice actor, but also the voice director of the series and a writer for the episode "Trapped".

Early lifeEdit

During his early years, Rick obtained an undergrad in biology.[1][2] Then, when he was working on a geology thesis, a friend from Carleton University working at the school radio station asked him to do a voice for an ad.[1] Rick dropped everything then and allowed his voice acting career to take off.

CareerEdit

Acting and voice actingEdit

Rick's voice acting career blossomed between 1979 and 1985 while working for Sound Venture, an award-winning advertising firm.[1] He both wrote and voiced more than a thousand commercials under the company name.[1]

It's in 1983, though, that Rick made his first appearance on the screen as three loveable bears: Tenderheart Bear, Goodluck Bear, and Birthday Bear in the animated TV movie The Care Bears in the Land Without Feelings.[3] However, his big break in the animation industry came when he worked on the popular television series The Racoons in 1985.[1][3] Since then, Rick has constantly given life to many beloved animated characters. His work also includes video games, such as the Jagged Alliance series, Splinter Cell, Assassin's Creed III and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.[3] Rick has occasionally appeared in live-action productions, but usually in small roles.[3]

Voice directing and writingEdit

Although he started writing for ads in 1979, it's in 1982 that Rick's writing career for television officially started, with the live-action TV series You Can't do That On Television.[3] Later on, he went on to write for animated series, such as The Racoons, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, The Smoggies, and The Little Lulu Show.[3] On top of that, he has been the voice director for several shows, including For Better or for Worse and Dragon Hunters.[3]

Animated rolesEdit

Toad PatrolEdit

OthersEdit

  • Bounty Hunters (2013) - Additional voices
  • Yummy Gummy Search for Santa: The Movie (2012) - Vampiro
  • The True Story of Puss'N Boots (2009) - Jester
  • Martin Morning (2006) - Additional voices
  • Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2005) - Little Tom / Edgar
  • Faireez (2005) - Jumphrey / Ogle
  • Tripping the Rift (2004) - Whip
  • Flatmania (2004) - Additional voices
  • Dragon Hunters (2004) - Gwizdo / Hector
  • Noël Noël (2003) - Additional voices
  • Kaput and Zösky: The Ultimate Obliterators (2002) - Kaput / Arm Creature #1 / Bird-like Tourist
  • Evolution Worlds (2002) - Pedro
  • Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (2002) - Fu-Fu
  • Science Please! Explosives (2001) - Narrator
  • Fridge Magnets (2001) - Max
  • Inuk (2001) - Tik
  • What's with Andy? (2000) - Mayor Henry K. Roth
  • Lion of Oz (2000) - Additional voice
  • Heavy Metal 2000 (2000) - Zeek
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not (1999) - Cyril Barker
  • Hoze Houdz (1999) - Squirt
  • Oggy and the Cockroaches (1998) - Additional voices
  • The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures (1998) - No Tail No Good
  • Birdz (1998) - Gregory Woodpecker
  • Science Please! The Force of Water (1998) - Narrator
  • The Animal Train (1998) - Jim Jam
  • Donkey Kong Country (1998) - Polly Roger
  • Pippi Longstocking (1998) - Constable Kling / O'Malley
  • Animal Crackers (1997) - Additional voices
  • Princess Sissi (1997) - Chancellor Zottornick
  • Anastasia (1997) - Czar Nicholas / Servant / Revolutionary Soldier / Ticket Agent
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry (1994) - Various voices
  • Hugo the Movie Star (1996) - Zag
  • How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996) - Duck / General Lajoie
  • For Better or for Worse: A Storm in April (1996) - Pizza Man / Police Officer
  • Les exploits d'Arsène Lupin (1996) - Steel
  • Happy Birthday Bunnykins (1996) - Additional voices
  • Big Garage (1995) - Yorky / Rusty / Tooly
  • The Cartoon Cartoon Show (1995) - Slide
  • For Better or for Worse: The Babe Magnet (1994) - Carl Dealer
  • Papa Beaver's Story Time (1993) - Various voices
  • David Copperfield (1993) - Additional voices
  • The Jungle Creature: Hugo (1993) - Zag
  • Around the World in Eighty Dreams (1992) - Oscar / Grandma Tadpole
  • The Legend of White Fang (1992) - Matt
  • The Real Story of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (1992) - Patty / Guard
  • The Legend of the North Wind (1992) - Barnaby
  • Rupert (1991) - Yum / additional voices
  • A Bunch of Munsch (1991) - Additional voices
  • C.L.Y.D.E. (1991) - Additional voices
  • Tooth Fairy, Where Are You? (1991) - Judge / Father
  • The Littl' Bits (1990) - Elderbit
  • The Admiral and the Princess (1990) - Baggot
  • Samurai Pizza Cats (1990) - Bad Bird
  • The Little Flying Bears (1990) - Ozzy / Slink
  • The Smoggies (1989) - Uncle Boom / Captain Clarence / Sailor / Choo-Choo
  • The Railway Dragon (1989) - French Chef / Hunter's Son
  • Bluetoes, the Christmas Elf (1988) - Lonesome / Whitey
  • Denis the Menace (1988) - Additional voices
  • The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (1987) - Additional voices
  • Babar and Father Christmas (1986) - Zephir / Lazzaro / Podular / Mice
  • The Tin Soldier (1986) - Lefty / Rat #1 / Rat #3
  • The Racoons (1985) - Sidekick / Delivery Ape / Master of Ceremonies / Mr. Mammoth's Assistant
  • The Care Bears Battle the Freeze Machine (1984) - Tenderheart Bear / Goodluck Bear / Birthday Bear
  • The Care Bears in the Land Without Feelings (1983) - Tenderheart Bear / Goodluck Bear / Birthday Bear

AwardsEdit

  • Nominated for Gemini Award, Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or series (1988) - For his work on the animated series The Racoons (along with Dan Lalande, Derek Diorio, and Kevin Gillis).[4][5]
  • Nominated for Gemini Award, Best Performance in a Pre-School Program or Series (2003) - For his performance as the narrator of the TV series The Toy Castle.[6][7]

TriviaEdit

  • Some of Rick's favourite series he has worked on include Tripping the Rift, Kaput and Zösky: The Ultimate Obliterators, and Dragon Hunters.[1]
  • For some reason, photographs of Rick Jones are nearly, if not completely, nonexistent. Even his agency doesn't provide a headshot, instead featuring a cartoon caricature.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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