A gifted animator and voice actor, Clay Martin Croker (January 10th, 1962 - September 17th, 2016) helped start up a new era for the Turner company and its animation.
Known for his voice roles of Zorak and Moltar in Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Croker brought his favorite characters to life in a spoof talkshow based on the 1966 Space Ghost series.
By 2000, he was hired to do the voice of Dr. Weird and Steve in Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
Clay Martin Croker's voice-acting and animation credits include:
- Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Dr. Weird, Steve, Pinball Birds, Granite Family
- Cartoon Planet: Zorak
- The Brak Show: Zorak, Cowboy Buddy
- Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Zorak, Moltar, Brak (first appearance), Cow
- Breakthrough Hit: Space Ghost Coast to Coast.
- Creator Worship: Chuck Jones, Stanley Kubrick and Ray Harryhausen, or as he called them "The Innovators".
- I Am Not Spock: Croker is forever known as Zorak, Moltar and Dr. Weird. He even did voices for his fans.
- Large Ham: As Dr. Weird and the Cow.
- Man of a Thousand Voices: Except for Space Ghost and the other appearances of Brak, Croker did the voices of most of the Space Ghost crew. He also animated them.
- Promoted Fanboy: Since his early life, Croker wanted to work on a Hanna-Barbera cartoon, and eventually worked on a spoof of one.
- Talking to Himself: Croker is known for doing this in most of his works, especially as Moltar and Zorak. Taken up to eleven in "The Granite Family" from Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
- The Other Darrin: In the first episode of Coast to Coast, he voiced Brak before getting replaced by Andy Merrill in subsequent appearances.