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->''"So, what's your favorite performance in a cartoon, or video game?"''
->''"Phil [=LaMarr=], as everyone ever."''

[[Film/PulpFiction Remember]] [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace Marvin]]? Apparently he's still alive and is doing voice-acting now.

One of the original cast members on the sketch comedy series ''Series/{{MADtv}}'' (along with fellow voice actors, David Herman and NicoleSullivan), he is also known for his voice acting on the animated series ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' as Hermes Conrad and about a million minor recurring characters and background voices, ''StaticShock'' as Virgil "Static" Hawkins, the title character of ''SamuraiJack'', Judge Brown and Blaccu-Weather meteorologist [[NoIndoorVoice Ollie Williams]] in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', GreenLantern John Stewart in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' and ''Justice League Unlimited'', Wilt in ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Carver Descartes in ''TheWeekenders'', Reddas in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'', and Vamp in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'' & ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4 4]]''. And according to [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment one source]] "Evil BarackObama" in ''Make My Video C+C Music Factory''. He replaced Chris Rock's role, OsmosisJones, from the film for the short-lived television series ''OzzyAndDrix''. He also had a minor role in ''Film/PulpFiction'', playing the character who was the TropeNamer for IJustShotMarvinInTheFace.

He has a very [[ManOfAThousandVoices versatile]] voice range.

On ''Series/{{MADtv}}'', his most popular recurring characters included Desperation Lee (a DirtyOldMan who hosted a 1970s public access show called ''Funky Walker, Dirty Talker''), Jaq (an over-enthusiastic delivery man for UPS expy UBS with a surfer dude accent), Savante (an R&B singer with more sex appeal than talent), and Rick (a CasanovaWannabe). His celebrity impressions on the show included {{Prince}}, Moe Howard (on a ''Three Stooges'' parody that had Moe, Larry, and Curly as drug dealing gangsters[[note]]Larry and Curly were played by Debra Wilson and Orlando Jones, respectively[[/note]]), Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Sherman Helmsley (as George Jefferson from ''The Jeffersons''), Bill Maher (in so much white make-up that no one knew it was him), Billy Crystal (also in so much white make-up that it's impossible to tell it's him)[[note]][[HilariousInHindsight coincidentally, Billy Crystal when he was on "Saturday Night Live" played Sammy Davis, Jr., in so much black make-up that it was impossible to tell it was him]][[/note]], Chris Tucker, MichaelJackson, and Louis Farrakhan.
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