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Peter Cullen, Voice of Optimus Prime

Updated on December 5, 2012

Peter Cullen - Voice Actor

Here you'll find information on the world famous voice actor behind Optimus Prime, Peter Cullen. Read on for additional details regarding Peter Cullen biography, a Peter Cullen interview, Peter Cullen's movies, Peter Cullen Transformers news and more about everyone's favorite voice actor, Peter Cullen.

Peter Cullen Optimus Prime
Peter Cullen Optimus Prime

Voice of Optimus Prime

The man behind Optimus Prime's Voice

Peter Cullen is a Canadian voice actor who is arguably best known as the voice of Ironhide and Optimus Prime in the original Transformers series (he would subsequently reprise his role as Optimus in Michael Bay's live-action Transformers film series). In addition, he has narrated and played Coran and King Alfor in the Lion Voltron series, the transforming spaceship/robot Ramrod in the 1980s anime series Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs, Commander James Hawkins in the Vehicle Voltron series, Eeyore in Winnie The Pooh, the Predator in the original film, King Kong in the 1976 remake, and KARR in Knight Rider. He also holds the milestone of being the first person to provide the voice of Mario, and for many years provided voice-overs for Toonami's promos.

When the news broke that he was to return to voice Optimus Prime, Transformers fans around the world rejoiced.

Then when the news broke that he was not to return to voice Eeyore, internet backlash ensued.

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The Book of Pooh - Fun With Words [VHS]
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