Coleman, Townsend 1954(?)-

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Coleman, Townsend 1954(?)-


Born May 28, 1954 (some sources cite April 9, 1959) in New York, NY; married Maryalice Pierce; children: four. Education: Attended University of Colorado, Boulder. Avocational Interests: Church activities, collecting art, creating hand-cut jigsaw puzzles.


Agent—(voice work) Jeff Danis, Danis Panaro Nist, 9201 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor and voice artist. Worked as a disc jockey for radio stations in Cleveland, OH, for about ten years; promotional announcer for television programs, including Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live, and The Tonight Show; appeared in commercials for Taco Bell restaurants, Home Depot hardware chain, Sunny Delight beverages, 7-Up soft drinks, and other products; voice of a bug for Raid insect spray; also voice of a Keebler elf. Camp Will-a-Way, sponsor.

Awards, Honors:

Annie Award nomination, best individual achievement in voice acting by a male performer in a television production, International Animated Film Society, 1997, for The Tick.


Television Appearances; Series:

Host, The Dance Show, syndicated, 1984.

Voices of Corporal Capeman (a recurring role) and other characters, Inspector Gadget (animated; also known as Gageto keibu and Inspecteur Gadget), syndicated, 1985-86.

Voice of Scott Howard (title role), Teen Wolf, CBS, 1986-88.

Voice, Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (animated; also known as Bismarck the Star Musketeers), syndicated, 1987.

Voices of Gobo, Wrench, "archbanger," and architect, Fraggle Rock (also known as Les anime Fraggle Rock and Furagu rokku), NBC, 1987-88.

Voices of Michaelangelo, Shredder, Splinter, Usagi Yojimbo, and other characters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (animated; also known as Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Series), CBS, 1987-96.

Voices of Riot, Rory Llewelyn, and Cisco, Jem! (animated; also known as Jem and the Holograms and Jem: The Movie), syndicated, 1988.

Voice, Fantastic Max, 1988.

Voice of Yasu Yakamura, Ring Raiders (animated), syndicated, 1989.

Voice of Wayne Gretzky, ProStars (animated), NBC, 1991.

Voice of Scratch, Spacecats (animated), 1991.

Voice of Waldo, Where's Waldo? (animated; also known as Where's Wally?), CBS, 1991-92.

Voices of Katscratch, gangster, police dispatcher, and other characters, Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (animated), syndicated, 1993.

Voices of the Tick and other characters, The Tick (animated), Fox, 1994-96.

Announcer, Platypus Man, 1995.

Voices of vulture police, purplest stupidest pirate, and other characters, Timon and Pumbaa (animated; also known as The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa), 1995-96.

Voices of Bobby Bob Yokel and many other characters, Pinky and the Brain (animated), 1997-98.

Announcer, You Asked for It!, NBC, 1999.

Announcer, Spy TV, 2002.

Announcer, The $25 Million Hoax, NBC, 2004.

Voices of Sentinel Prime and other characters, Transformers: Animated (animated), 2007-2008.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voices of Eliab and second fox soldier, "The Kingdom Chums: Little David's Adventure" (animated), ABC Weekend Specials, ABC, 1986.

Voice, "Liberty and the Littles" (animated), ABC Weekend Specials, ABC, 1986.

Voice of Tom Fool, Alice through the Looking Glass (animated), 1987.

Voices of Michaelangelo and Dad, Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (animated), syndicated, 1990.

Voice of The Tick, The Tick Loves Santa! (animated), Fox, 1996.

Announcer, Happy Days 30th Anniversary Reunion, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, We're Dancin', 1983.

Bellman extra, "Glass People," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), ABC, 1987.

Voices of newsreel announcer and turkey client, "From Here to Machinery," Tale Spin (animated), syndicated, 1990.

Voice of Dan Daring, "Stormy Weather," Tale Spin (animated), syndicated, 1990.

Miscellaneous voices, The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (animated), 1990.

Miscellaneous voices, Tom & Jerry Kids Show (animated), Fox, 1990.

Voice of Chick, "Feat of Clay: Parts 1 & 2," Batman: The Animated Series (animated; also known as The Adventures of Batman & Robin and Batman), Fox, 1992.

Voice of Chick, "It's Never Too Late," Batman: The Animated Series (animated; also known as The Adventures of Batman & Robin and Batman), Fox, 1992.

Voice of Katzeneisnerman, "Hurray for North Hollywood: Part 2," Animaniacs (animated; also known as Steven Spielberg Presents "Animaniacs"), Fox, c. 1994.

Voice of young Silvermane, "Neogenic Nightmare, Chapter 12: Ravages of Time," Spider-Man (animated), Fox, 1995.

Voice of disc jockey, Maybe This Time, ABC, 1995.

Voice of Canard, "The First Face-off: Parts 1 & 2," Mighty Ducks (animated; also known as Disney's "Mighty Ducks" and Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series), 1996.

Voice of programmer, "Stolen Memories," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), The WB, 1996.

Voice of captain, "The Prometheon," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), The WB,1997.

Voice of middle-aged Silvermane, "Partners in Danger, Chapter 5: Partners," Spider-Man (animated), Fox, 1997.

Voice of Mugsy, "Double Talk," The New Batman Adventures (animated; also known as Batman: The Animated Series Volume Four), Fox, 1997.

Voice of Rocco, "Old Wounds," The New Batman Adventures (animated; also known as Batman: The Animated Series Volume Four), Fox, 1998.

Voice of death-fist ninja, "Obsession," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), The WB,1998.

Voice of lieutenant, "Lost Soul," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 1999.

Voice of Falseface, "Plague," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 2000.

Voices of Superego Dodger and protectorate agent, "A Lame Duck Mind," Duck Dodgers (animated; also known as Duck Dodgers in the 24-1/2th Century), 2005.

Voice of campus guard, "Seconds," The Batman (animated), 2007.

Announcer, Deal or No Deal (game show), 2007.

Contestant on the game show Super Password, 1970s; also provided miscellaneous voices for episodes of Droopy Master Detective, Fantastic Max, and I Am Weasel.

Television Appearances; Other:

Voice of Michaelangelo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (animated miniseries), syndicated, 1987.

Voice of Michaelangelo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cufflink Caper (animated), 1990.

Voice of Michaelangelo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Planet of the Turtleoids (animated), CBS, 1991.

Copresenter, I Love 1980's, 2001.

Also voice of Dragonflyer for the animated show Glofriends.

Television Work; Series; Additional Voices:

Wildfire, CBS, 1986.

The Legend of Calamity Jane, The WB, 1997.

Denver, the Last Dinosaur (animated), syndicated, 1988.

Dino-Riders (animated), syndicated, 1988.

Widget, the World Watcher (also known as Widget), syndicated, 1990.

Captain Planet and the Planeteers (animated; also known as The New Adventures of Captain Planet), TBS, 1990.

The Twisted Adventures of Felix the Cat (animated; also known as The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat), CBS, 1995.

Film Appearances:

Waiter, Black Moon Rising, New World, 1986.

Voice of Knotty, FernGully: The Last Rainforest (animated; also known as FernGully 1), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Voice of Father Joseph, Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night (animated), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1998.

Film Work; Additional Voices:

Mighty Ducks the Movie: The Face-Off (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997.

Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (animated; also known as Subzero), Warner Bros., 1998.

Radio Appearances; Series:

Multiple voices, including voice of Jason Whittaker, Adventures in Odyssey, beginning 1987.


Animated Videos:

Voice of Corporal Capeman, "The Capeman Cometh," The Amazing Adventures of Inspector Gadget, Lions Gate Films, 1986.

Voice of Corporal Capeman, "The Capeman Cometh" and "Gadget's Gadgets," Inspector Gadget: Gadget's Greatest Gadgets, Buena Vista, 1999.

Voice of drill operator, Superman: Doomsday, Warner Home Video, 2007.

Voice of Dr. Magnus, Justice League: The New Frontier, Warner Home Video, 2008.

Video Games:

(Uncredited) Voice of Michelangelo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time (also known as Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: Turtles in Time, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time, and TMNT IV: Turtles in Time), Konami Computer Entertainment, 1991.

Voices of Vizier Abdul Alhazred, Shamir Shamazel, Lord Azure, and others, King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, Sierra, 1992.

Voices, Mass Effect, Microsoft Game Studios, 2007.



Totally Fox Kids, winter, 1996, p. 29.