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Creator / John DiMaggio

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Bite his shiny metal ass.
OUTRAGEOUS! John DiMaggio has his own page now!?

Well, yes. Yes he does. (With Blackjack and Hookers)

John William DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is in basically every single current Western cartoon imaginable — moreso than his Futurama co-star Billy West. You can easily spot his work by his Guttural Growler Large Ham nature.

And as the photo proves, he is not a pseudonym of Peter Cullen. He's also not to be confused with the famous baseball player Joe DiMaggio.

Has a Twitter account. Noted for being nice when not acting.

Some of his roles include:

John DiMaggio's work provides examples of:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Hayao Mizayaki.
  • Actor Allusion: He's played a talking dog sidekick three times now.
  • Badass Baritone / Evil Sounds Deep: A lot of his roles are this. John naturally has a deep baritone voice. Ironically, most of his most iconic voices are him pitching his voice up.
  • Big Fun: Not only has he played plenty of these, but he's also one in real life.
  • The Big Guy: Pretty much his signature. He's also pretty physically imposing in real life.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Another specialty of his.
  • Guttural Growler: Almost all of his roles are like this.
  • Ink-Suit Actor:
    • The writers of Kim Possible created the character of "Motor Ed" so that John could "be himself." Similarly, he also looks somewhat like Marcus Fenix.
    • Word of God says they made Human Bender on the "Anthology of Interest II" episode of Futurama exactly like John - both in looks and personality.
  • Large Ham: It's one of his fortes.
  • Playing Against Type: As the Joker.
  • Pretty Fly for a White Guy: One of his trademarks voices is a flawless African-American accent. It's also one that's occasionally gotten him in trouble with people who considered it racist, to which he replied "So you're telling me that people don't actually talk like that?"
    • He's also a VERY skilled beat-boxer.
  • Talking to Himself:
    • Once in a while, he voices enough roles on Futurama to have a conversation with himself (although not as often as Billy West, David Herman, or Maurice LaMarche).
    • Also in Final Fantasy X, where he voices both the characters Wakka and Kimahri. Kimahri talks so little though that they never have a conversation as such (at one point Wakka tells him "That's enough!" and Kimahri just shakes his head and walks away).
    • Given how many characters he voices in the Ben 10 franchise, it was inevitable that he'd end up doing this at least once.