Adler, Charles 1957- (Charlie Adler)

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Adler, Charles 1957- (Charlie Adler)


Born February 20, 1957, in Brooklyn, NY. Avocational Interests: Animals.


Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; (voice) Arlene Thornton and Associates, Inc., 12711 Ventura Blvd., Suite 490, Studio City, CA 91604.


Actor, voice artist, voice director, director, and writer. Performed with the improvisation group the Proposition. Nickelodeon Television Network, appeared in Johnnie Talk (short comedy spots), 2003; appeared in hundreds of commercials for McDonald's restaurants, Coca-Cola soft drinks, Beck's beer, and other products. Also works as an artist; formerly worked as remedial reading teacher, church janitor and caretaker, house painter and renovator, and nude model.

Awards, Honors:

Annie Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement for voice acting in an animated television production, International Animated Film Society, 1999, for Cow and Chicken; named "Voice of the Decade" by Animation World News; Helen Hayes Award nomination, best actor, Washington Theatre Awards Society, for Torch Song Trilogy; DramaLogue Award, best actor, for There Used to Be Fireflies.


Film Appearances:

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Popo, Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (animated), Warner Bros., 1985.

Voices of Spike and woodland creature, My Little Pony: The Movie (animated), De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986.

Voice of Silverbolt, Transformers: Five Faces of Darkness (animated), 1986.

Voice of chimp, Project X, 1987.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Low Light, G.I. Joe: The Movie (animated; also known as Action Force: The Movie), 1987.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of Deputy Fuzz and Tex Hex, Bravestarr (animated; also known as Bravestarr: The Legend), Taurus Entertainment, 1988.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of weasels, pig driver, peasant, and man in street, The Prince and the Pauper (animated; also known as Mickey's "The Prince and the Pauper"), Buena Vista, 1990.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Arab, DuckTales: The Movie—Treasure of the Lost Lamp (also known as La bande a picsou: le tresor de la lampe perdue), Buena Vista, 1990.

Voice of Buster J. Bunny, Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (animated; also known as How I Spent My Vacation), Warner Bros. Home Video, 1992.

Voice of Nails, Cool World (animated), Paramount, 1992.

Voices of Gazeem, melon merchant, and nuts merchant, Aladdin (animated), 1992.

Voice of Waggs, Once Upon a Forest (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

Voices of Cow, Chicken, and the Devil, No Smoking!, 1995.

Voices of Loki and others, Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible, Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 1996.

Voice of Agent the Snake, Rusty: A Dog's Tale (also known as Rusty: The Great Rescue) 1997.

Voices of Hamburglar, a McNugget, and McSplorer, The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared Silly, 1998.

Voice of United Express driver, The Rugrats Movie (animated), Paramount, 1998.

Voice of Mechanicles, Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Creatures of Invention (animated), 1998.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of inspector, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (animated; also known as Rugrats in Paris: The Movie—Rugrats II and Rugrats in Paris—Der Film), Paramount, 2000.

Cindy, No Prom for Cindy (short film), 2002.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of Templeton and Lurvy, Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (animated), Paramount, 2003.

Voice of Grammy, Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (animated), Warner Home Video, 2004.

Film Director:

No Prom for Cindy (short film), 2002.

Animated Film Work; Additional Voices:

The Chipmunk Adventure, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1987.

The Little Mermaid, Buena Vista, 1989.

The Rescuers Down Under, 1990.

(As Charlie Adler) Aladdin, Buena Vista, 1992.

The Flintstones Christmas in Bedrock, 1996.

Film Voice Director:

(As Charlie Adler) The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared Silly, 1998.

The Rugrats Movie (animated), Paramount, 1998.

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (animated; also known as Rugrats in Paris: The Movie—Rugrats II and Rugrats in Paris—Der Film), Paramount, 2000.

(As Charlie Adler) The Wild Thornberrys Movie (animated), Paramount, 2002.

Rugrats Go Wild (animated), Paramount, 2003.

Television Appearances; Animated Series:

Voice of young Smurf, The Smurfs (also known as Smurfs' Adventures), NBC, 1981.

Voices of Silverbolt, Duros, Triggerhappy, and Vorath, Transformers (also known as Super God Robot Force, Transformers: Generation, Transformers: 2010, and Tatakae! Cho robot semeitai Transformers), syndicated, 1984.

Voice of Low Light, G.I. Joe (also known as Action Force and Chijo saikyo no Expert Team G.I. Joe), syndicated, 1984.

Voice of Rowdy Roddy Piper in animated segments, Rock 'n' Wrestling (also known as Hulk Hogan's "Rock 'n' Wrestling"), CBS, 1985.

Voice of Natural "Nat" Smurf, The Smurfs (also known as Smurfs' Adventures), NBC, 1985-90.

Voices of Eric Raymond, Tech Rat, Johnny Walken, and others, Jem! (also known as Jem and the Holograms; broadcast in England as Jem: The Movie), syndicated, between 1985 and 1988.

Voices of Captain "Cavey" Caveman, Jr., and Mr. Bad, The Flintstone Kids, 1986.

Voice of Spike, a recurring role, My Little Pony and Friends, syndicated, 1986-87.

Voices of Rafael and others, The Real Ghost Busters, 1986-89, broadcast as Slimer! and the Real Ghostbusters, syndicated, 1988.

Voice of Kreeg, Sky Commanders, 1987.

Voice, The Little Wizards, 1987.

Voices of Deputy Fuzz and Tex Hex, recurring roles, BraveStarr, 1987-88.

Voice of Grouchy Bear, The Adventures of Raggedy Ann and Andy, CBS, 1988.

Voices of Pinky Dalton, pig, television announcer from Bit-2 News, and others, The Good, the Bad and Huckleberry Hound, 1988.

Voice of Hammerhead, Dino-Riders, syndicated, 1988.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Cowardly Lion, The Wizard of Oz, ABC, 1990.

Voices of Buster J. Bunny and Roderick Rat, Tiny Toon Adventures (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents … "Tiny Toon Adventures"), Fox, 1990-93.

Voice, Gravedale High (also known as Rick Moranis in "Gravedale High"), NBC, 1990.

Voices of Count Catula and Igor, Jr.,Wake, Rattle & Roll, 1990.

Voice, Bobby's World, 1990.

Voice, Yo! Yogi, 1991.

Voice, ProStars, 1991.

Voice of Jammet, Capitol Critters, ABC, 1992.

Voice of Sput, Eek! the Cat (also known as Eek! and the Terrible Thunderlizards and Eek!stravaganza), Fox, 1992.

Voice of Buster J. Bunny, The Plucky Duck Show, 1992.

Voices, Super Dave: Daredevil for Hire, 1992.

Voices of Mr. Doodles and others, Bonkers (also known as Disney's "Bonkers"), syndicated, 1993.

Voices of Steamer, Mojo, and Big Red, Cro, 1993.

Voices of Ed Bighead, Bev Bighead, and others, Rocko's Modern Life, Nickelodeon, 1993-96.

Voice of Snively, a recurring role, Sonic the Hedgehog, ABC and syndicated, 1993-94.

Voice, Droophy: Master Detective, Fox, 1993.

Voices of Chance Furlong, T-Bone, Dr. Viper, and others, Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron, syndicated, 1993.

Voice of Mechanikles, Aladdin (also known as Disney's "Aladdin"), CBS and syndicated, 1994.

Voice of groom, Marsupilami, 1994.

Voice, What-a-Mess, 1995.

Voice of Felix the Cat, The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat, 1995.

Voice of Chafe, Schnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show, syndicated, 1995.

Voice of Pete, The Mask, 1995.

Multiple voices, Timon and Pumbaa, 1995.

Voice of Professor Monkey-for-a-Head, a recurring role, Earthworm Jim, The WB, 1995-96.

Voices of Eaton, Miguel, and bug number one, Santo Bugito, CBS, 1996.

Voices of Dr. Maston and Jake Dragonn, Project G.e.e. K.e.R., CBS, 1996.

Voices of Dr. Droid, Otto Maton, and others, Mighty Ducks (also known as Disney's "Mighty Ducks" and Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series), ABC and syndicated, 1996.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Ned, Jungle Cubs, ABC, 1996.

Voices of Cow, Chicken, I. B. Red Guy, Cousin Boneless, I. R. Baboon, and others, Cow and Chicken, Cartoon Network, 1997, broadcast as part of Cartoon Cartoon Fridays (also known as Cartoon Network's Fridays, CCF, and Fridays), 2000.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Candy Caramella, Space Goofs (also known as Home to Rent, Stupid Invaders, and Les zinzins de l'espace), Fox, 1997.

Voice, Channel Umptee-3, The WB, 1997.

Voice of I. R. Baboon, a recurring role, I Am Weasel, Cartoon Network, 1997.

Toonsylvania (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents "Toonsylvania"), Fox, 1998.

Voice, Mad Jack the Pirate, 1998.

Voices of Patrick Winks and Mr. Hornsby, Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks, PBS, 2003-2006.

Voice of Gormel, Dave the Barbarian, 2004.

Voice of Mr. Whiskers, Brandy & Mr. Whiskers, Disney Channel, 2004-2006.

Voices of Dink and Flip, Pet Alien, 2005.

Voice of Savo, Danger Rangers, 2005.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Optimatus, Loonatics Unleashed, CW Network, beginning 2005.

Voices of principal of Katana, principal of Shuriken, Tetsuo Matsura, and Vladmir Keltawa, Shuriken School (anime), 2006.

Also appeared briefly in the live-action series The Redd Foxx Show; some sources also cite appearance in multiple roles in a series titled Then and Now, PBS.

Television Appearances; Animated Movies:

Voices of Quark and Zappy, Rockin' with Judy Jetson, 1988.

Voice of Rocky, Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby, ABC, 1993.

Voice of Buster Bunny, Tiny Toons Spring Break, 1994.

Christopher Bear, The Bears Who Saved Christmas, 1994.

Voices of captain and first royal guard, Scooby Doo in Arabian Nights (also known as Arabian Nights and Scooby Doo's Arabian Nights), 1994.

Voices of proctor and first man, The Happy Elf, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice, 'Tis the Season to Be Smurfy (animated), 1987.

Voice, The Monster Bed, 1989.

Voice of Willard, Blondie and Dagwood's "Second Wedding Workout" (animated), 1989.

Voice of Buster J. Bunny, It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special (animated), 1992.

Voice, Eek! the Cat Christmas Special (animated), 1993.

Voices of Quarry and the postman, A Flintstone Family Christmas (animated), 1993.

Voice of street pig and Dad Funnybunny, "P. J.'s Unfunnybunny Christmas" (animated), ABC Weekend Specials, ABC, 1994.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Smokey, "The Third Pig," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1996.

Voice of B-movie mad scientist, The Rugrats: All Growed Up (animated), Nickelodeon, 2001.

Voice of Professor Spooky, A Rugrats Kwanzaa (animated), Nickelodeon, 2001.

Television Appearances; Animated Pilots:

Voice of Patton, Hound Town, NBC, 1989.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of second man, Mortiche, and waiter, Hillbilly Blue, 1995.

Television Appearances; Animated Episodes:

Voice of greed monster, "The Greed Monster," Yogi's Treasure Hunt, 1985.

Voices of Filler Brushbill and Pluck, "Much Ado about Scrooge," DuckTales (also known as Disney's "DuckTales"), 1987.

Voices of Bat-Bat and others, "Night of the Bat-Bat/Scrap-Happy," Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures, 1987.

Voices of Bat-Bat and others, "Bat with a Golden Tongue/Mundane Voyage," Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures, 1988.

Voices of Mad Dog and others, "A Bad Reflection on You: Part 2," Tale Spin, syndicated, 1990.

Voice of Mad Dog, "Plunder & Lightning," Tale Spin, syndicated, 1990.

Voices of Mad Dog and others, "From here to Machinary," Tale Spin, syndicated, 1990.

Voice of Mad Dog, "Random of the Red Chimp, Tale Spin, syndicated, 1991.

Voice of Colonel Trenchrot, "Apes of Wrath," Darkwing Duck, ABC and syndicated, 1991.

Voice of newscaster, "Fraudcast News," Darkwing Duck, ABC and syndicated, 1992.

Voice of Ernie, "The Brain Suckers Cometh!," Mighty Max, 1993.

Voice of Corroder Cody, "A Mouse and His Motorcycle," Biker Mice from Mars, 1993.

Voice of first squid, "Tail of Two Crabs," The Little Mermaid, 1993.

Voice, "Gland of Opportunity," Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man, USA Network, 1994.

Voice of Ickis, "Curse of the Krumm/Krumm Goes Hollywood," Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Nickelodeon, 1994.

Voice of Ickis, "Monster Make-over/Airplane, a Wing and a Scare," Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Nickelodeon, 1994.

Voice, "Days of Whining and Neurosis," Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man, USA Network, 1995.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Mr. Adler, "Whiplash," Beavis and Butt-Head, 1995.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Mr. Adler, "Sexual Harassment," Beavis and Butt-Head, 1995.

Voice, "The Once and Future Duck," Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man, USA Network, 1996.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of Rawlings and second robber, "The Ballad of Belle Bonnet," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (also known as Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures), Cartoon Network and syndicated, 1996.

Voice of Sarcastro, "The Tick vs. Education," The Tick, Fox, 1996.

Voice of Rocco, "Mano's Hands," Spicy City, 1997.

Voice of Zbig, "Tears of a Clone," Spicy City, 1997.

Voice, "Raven's Revenge," Spicy City, 1997.

Voice, "The Unseen," Extreme Ghostbusters, syndicated, 1997.

Voice of Ickis, "Ghost Story/Chucky's Complaint," Rugrats, Nickelodeon, 1999.

Voice of television announcer, "Love and Cheese/Weighing Harold," Hey Arnold!, 1999.

Voices of wrestlers, "Horse Sense," The Wild Thornberrys, 2000.

Voice, "My Name Is Robbie," The Oblongs, The WB, 2001.

Voice of snowman, "Big Trouble in Billy's Basement/Christmas Con Carne/Tickle Me Mandy," Grim & Evil (also known as The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Voice of Junkman, "The Junkman Cometh," The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Nickelodeon, 2004.

Voice of Junkman, "The League of Villains," The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Nickelodeon, 2005.

Voice of bear, "Snake Eyes/Racing Slicks," Camp Lazlo, Cartoon Network, 2005.

Voices of Lubbermouth and zombie kid, "Happy Huggy Stuffy Bears/Secret Decoder Ring," Grim & Evil (also known as The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy), Cartoon Network, 2005.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of director, "The Comet Cometh," Loonatics Unleashed, CW Network, 2005.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice of Prime Minister Ricobo, "Running from Office," The Replacements, Disney Channel, 2006.

Voice of Mano Negra, "Old Money," El Tigre, 2007.

Some sources cite appearances as a photographer in an episode of the live-action series First & Ten and guest on a Joan Rivers talk show.

Television Appearances; Other:

Voice of Stav the Taurine Troll, The Little Troll Prince (animated), 1985.

Voice of Low-Light, G.I. Joe: Arise, Serpentor, Arise! (animated; also known as Action Force: Arise, Serpentor, Arise!), 1986.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of Sidney the Spider and others, Christmas in Tattertown (animated), 1987.

Voice of Dr. Mayhem, Defenders of Dynatron City (animated), 1992.

(As Charlie Adler) Voices of alien dad, alien grandpa, terrified man, and wimpy alien, Gramps (animated), 1992.

Television Voice Director; Animated Series:

Stressed Eric, NBC, 1998.

The Wild Thornberrys, Nickelodeon, 1998.

Rocket Power, Nickelodeon, 1999.

Stripperella (also known as Stan Lee's "Stripperella"), Spike, 2003.

Television Voice Director; Animated Specials:

(As Charlie Adler) Rugrats: Still Babies after All These Years, Nickelodeon, 2001.

Rugrats: All Growed Up, Nickelodeon, 2001.

All Grown Up: Dude, Where My Horse?, Nickelodeon, 2005.

Bratz Rock Angelz, Cartoon Network, 2005.

Television Voice Director; Animated Movies:

Rocket Power: Reggie's Big (Beach) Break, Nickelodeon, 2003.

The Happy Elf, NBC, 2005.

Television Voice Director; Animated Episodes:

Worked as voice director for episodes of The Brothers Flubb; 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd, Nickelodeon; and Rocket Power, Nickelodeon.

Television Voice Director; Animated Pilots:

As Told by Ginger, Nickelodeon, 2000.

Also voice director for a pilot titled Psycho Ferret.

Television Additional Voices; Animated Series:

ABC Weekend Specials, ABC, 1977.

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, ABC, 1988.

(As Charlie Adler) Captain Planet and the Planeteers (also known as The New Adventures of Captain Planet), TBS and syndicated, 1990.

Tom and Jerry Kids Show, 1990.

Potworth & Co. (also known as Midnight Patrol), 1990.

Darkwing Duck, ABC and syndicated, 1992.

The Little Clowns of Happy Town, 1992.

The Further Adventures of SuperTed, 1993.

Family Dog, 1993.

Spawn (also known as Todd McFarlane's "Spawn"), HBO, 1997.

The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs, Fox, 1998.

Television Additional Voices; Animated Movies:

Yogi the Easter Bear, syndicated, 1994.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as master of ceremonies, Cabaret (musical); as Hero, Dr. Zero; in Family Business, Astor Place Theatre, New York City; in God's Favorite; as Zeppo Marx, Minnie's Boys; in Once upon a Mattress; in There Used to Be Fireflies (solo show); as Arnold, Torch Song Trilogy, Broadway production; and as Snoopy, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Major Tours:

Toured U.S. cities in his solo show There Used to Be Fireflies; as Arnold, Torch Song Trilogy; and in Zoo Story.

Stage Director:

Directed a production of Rugrats, Radio City Music Hall, New York City.


Video Games:

(As Charlie Adler) Voice, Blazing Dragons, 1996.

Voice of Ickis, Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker, 1996.

Voice of Harold, Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (also known as Fallout), Interplay Productions, 1997.

Voices of Dr. Klin and T-Hoppy, Clayfighter 63 1/3 (also known as Clayfighter: Sculptor's Cut), Interplay Productions, 1997.

Voice of Harold, Fallout 2: A Postnuclear Role Playing Game (also known as Fallout 2), Interplay Productions, 1998.

Voice of Ignus, Planescape: Torment, 1999.

Voices of Jumbeaux LaFeet and Mungle the Pirate Student, Escape from Monkey Island, Electronic Arts, 2000.

Voices of Kalah, Teos, Rielev, and Rejiek Hidesman, Forgotten Realms: Baldur's Gate II—Shadows of Amn, 2000.

(As Charlie Adler) Voice, Sacrifice, 2000.

Voice of Candy Caramella, Stupid Invaders, Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2001.

Voice of Ickis, Nicktoons Racing, Hasbro Interactive, 2001.

Voice of Gratis August Var, Earth and Beyond, Electronic Arts, 2002.

Voice of Coach Oleander, Psychonauts, Majesco Entertainment, 2005.

(Uncredited) Voice of Diddy Kong, Mario Superstar Baseball, Nintendo of America, 2005.

Voice of Redback Russ, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan (also known as Ty 3: Night of the Quinkan), Activision, 2005.



No Prom for Cindy (short film), 2002.


Author of the solo show There Used to Be Fireflies.

Television Episodes:

Wrote episodes of Tiny Toon Adventures (animated; also known as Steven Spielberg Presents … "Tiny Toon Adventures"), Fox.



Animation World, February 1, 2001.


Charles Adler Official Site,, June 11, 2007.