AFTERBUZZ TV — AfterBuzz TV’s The Voice Of edition, is a long form interview series featuring Voice Actors and Artists discussing the Voice Talent industry as well as their thoughts, passions and journeys. In this episode host Megan Salinas interviews James Arnold Taylor.
James Arnold Taylor is an actor, entertainer, motivational writer and speaker, host and emcee for every occasion. He is one of the most versatile Voice-Actors in Hollywood today known world wide within the video game and animation communities, as well as an established event host for Disney, LucasFilm, SquareEnix and the USO.
Voicing cartoon legends such as Fred Flintstone, Huckleberry Hound, Wile E. Coyote, Leonardo the Ninja Turtle, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Johnny Test. James is heard daily on Fox as the voice of Animation Domination, has been featured dozens of times in comedy bits for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, is a voice double for the likes of Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Michael J. Fox, Jay Baruchel, Ewan McGregor, to name only a few… he’s even the voice of the Strawberry Mini Wheat!
James also created his own critically acclaimed one man stage show which has toured world wide called, “Talking to Myself” taking the audience on a fast paced, multi-media ride through the life of a voice-actor where he performs over 200 voices live.
James has been a regular host of the biggest Star Wars conventions and events on the planet; Disney’s Star Wars Weekends, and Star Wars Celebration. Interviewing Star Wars Royalty such as Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid and more. He’s hosted behind the scenes events for Disney, Cartoon Network and LucasFilm.
Current projects include starring as Ratchet in the upcoming animated 3D feature film, “Ratchet & Clank” based on the wildly popular video game series, is featured in the documentary, “I Know That Voice.”, continues his 6th season of Johnny Test for Cartoon Network, plays the evil mastermind, “The Leader” on “Marvel’s: Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” on Disney XD and voices Spider-Man, Silver Surfer and Professor X for the game Lego Marvel Super Heroes. Recently, James had his second USO tour in Japan performing his stage show for our troops and their families, as well as a five week run of his stage show in Orlando and hosting Disney’s Star Wars Weekends for the 4th year in a row. James published his first book, “JAT 365” which is a daily reader of inspirations and motivations for the pursuit of your dreams.
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