Kaye, David 1964-

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Kaye, David 1964-


Full name, David V. Hope; born October 14, 1964, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Education: Studied acting with Michael Simms and Paula Shaw, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Avocational Interests: Squash, hockey, basketball, downhill and cross-country skiing, cycling, hiking, and bodybuilding.


Agent—William Morris Agency, One William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Worked in radio in London, Ontario, Canada, and at CKLG, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; founded the production company David Kaye Productions, Inc.; has done numerous voice-overs for television and radio commercials.

Awards, Honors:

Cleo Award nomination, 1996; International Broadcasters Association Award, Hollywood Radio and Television Society, for a commercial campaign, "Mr. Happy"; Leo Award nomination, best actor, Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, for The Love Charm.


Film Appearances:

(English version) Voice of Red, Grey: Dijitaru tagetto (animated; also known as Grey Digital Target), 1986.

Terrorist, The Occultist (also known as Maximum Thrust and Waldo Warren: Private Dick Without a Brain), 1987.

Voice of Clay and narrator, Fortune Quest (animated), 1991.

(English version) Voice of Soun Tendo, Ranma: Chugoku Nekonron daikessen! Okite yaburi no gekito hen (animated; also known as Renma: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China, Ranma: Big Battle at Nekonron! The No-Rules All-Out Battle, and Ranma: Big Trouble in nekonron, China), 1991.

(English version) Voice of Suon Tendo, Ranma: Kessen Togenkyo! Hanayome o torimodose!! (animated; also known as Ranma: Nihao, My Concubine, Ranma: The Movie 2, Battle at Togenkyo! Get Back the Brides!, and Ranma: The Movie 2, Nihao My Concubine), 1992.

Michael, Opening Night, 1992.

Voice of Hazzard Guy, Green Legend Ran (animated), 1992.

Voice of NASA reporter, and alien father, Walter Melon (animated), 1993.

(English version) Voice of Sadamasa's guard and Daikaku Inumura, Hakkenden shin sho (animated; also known as Hakkenden and The Legend of the Dog Warriors: The Hakkenden), 1993.

(English version) Voice of Daisaku Sakaki, Kishin Heidan (animated; also known as Alien Defender Geo-Armor: Kishin Corps, Kishin Corps, and Machine God Corps), 1993.

Voice of Soun Tendo, Gambling King, and Daisuke, Ranma _ (animated), 1993.

(English version) Voice of Jeff Bougard and Kim Kaphwan, Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle (animated), 1993.

Voice of Kim Kaphwan, Garou densetsu (animated; also known as Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture), 1994.

Voice of General Hawk, G.I. Joe: Sgt. Savage and His Screaming Eagles (animated), 1994.

Voice of Apatasauras, Dazzle the Dinosaur (animated), 1994.

Samuel Decker, Legends of the Fall, 1994.

(English version) Voice of Soun Tendo, Ranman _: Chomusabetsu kessen! Ranma team VS densetsu no hoo (animated; also known as Ranma _: One Grew Over the Kuno's Nest and Team Ranma vs. The Legendary Phoenix), 1994.

Television commentator (Danny Hodges), Ski Hard (also known as Downhill Willie and Ski Nuts), 1995.

Voice of Kim, Fatal Fury 1 (animated), 1995.

Reporter, Happy Gilmore, Universal, 1996.

Scott Lewis, Carpool, Warner Bros., 1996.

Ted, The Love Charm, 1996.

Voice of Wakagi, Key: The Metal Idol (animated), 1996.

Voice of Kim Kaphwan, Fatal Fury 2 (animated), 1996.

(Uncredited) Kevin Bradley, Excess Baggage, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Stanley Kowalski, Streetcar Named Desire, 1997.

Pyron the Flaming Alien, Vampire Hunter: The Animated Series (animated; also known as Night warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge), 1997.

Pyron, Night Warriors, Pioneer Entertainment, 1998.

Voice, Fatal Fury 3 (animated), 1998.

Voice of Red, Grey, 1998.

Voice of Rutegar, Brainium (animated), 1998.

Voice of Cupid, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (animated), 1998.

Tom's attorney, Sanctimony, 2000.

Voice of narrator, Casper's Haunted Christmas (animated; also known as Le noel hante de Casper), 2000.

Jesse Waingrow, 3000 Miles to Graceland, 2001.

(English version) Voice of Sesshomaru, Inuyasha—Toki wo koeru omoi (animated; also known as Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time and Inuyasha: The Love That Transcends Time), 2001.

Voice of Lear, Broken Saints (animated), 2001.

Dave Bruce, MVP: Most Valuable Primate (also known as MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate, MVP: Most Vertical Primate, and Mon primate adore II), 2001.

Voice of Hugo and General, Barbie as Rapunzel (animated), Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

(Uncredited) Television host, X2 (also known as X-Men 2, X-2, X-Men 2: X-Men United, and X2: X-Men United), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

(English version) Voice of Sesshomaru, Inuyasha—Tenka hadou no ken (animated; also known as Inuyasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler and Swords of an Honorable Ruler), 2003.

(English version) Voice of Sesshomaru, Inuyasha—Guren no houraijima (animated; also known as Inuyasha the Movie 3: Fire on Mystic Island), 2003.

Voice of Batou, Kokaku kidotai: S.A.C. 2nd GIG—Individual eleven (animated), Bandai, 2005.

Voice of Batou, Kokaku kidotai: Stand Alone Complex—The laughing man (animated), Bandai, 2005.

Voice of Deezel "Porkchop" Riggs, Acceleracers: Speed of Silence (animated), Warner Home Video, 2005.

Professor Ramon de la Porta, Kong: King of Atlantis (animated), Warner Home Video, 2005.

Voice of Deezel "Porkchop" Riggs, AcceleRacers: The Ultimate Race (animated), Warner Home Video, 2006.

Voice of Deezel "Porkchop" Riggs, AcceleRacers: Breaking Point (animated), Warner Home Video, 2006.

Voice of sleeping ant number two, guard ant number three, and wrangler ant, The Ant Bully (animated), Warner Bros., 2006.

Voice of narrator, Fido, Lionsgate, 2006.

Andy, Martian Child, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Film Additional Voices:

Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf (animated), 1992.

Animated Classic Showcase (animated), 1993.

Walter Melon (animated), 1993.

Fatal Fury 1, 1995.

Mummies Alive! The Legend Begins (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 1998.

(English version) Jin-Ro (animated; also known as Jin Roh: The Wolf Brigade, Kerberos Panzer Cops, and The Wolf Brigade), 1998.

Brainium (animated), 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of General Hawk and Clayton M. Abernathy, G.I. Joe (animated), syndicated, 1984.

Soichiro Otanashi, Mezon Ikkoku (also known as Maison Ikkoku), 1986.

Narrator, Sun Devil, and the Ancient, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers (also known as Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers and Ronin Warriors), 1988.

Voice of Soun Tendo, Ranma _ (animated; also known as Ranma _: The Digital Dojo and Ranma nibun no ichi), 1989.

Voice, Jangurur Bukku shonen Moguri (animated; also known as The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli), 1989.

Voice of Hojo, Sanctuary (animated), 1992.

Voice of Cyberfly and Demon King, Prince Mackaroo (animated), 1992.

Voice of Draconis, Hallas, Senator X, and Prakash, Exosquad (animated), 1993.

Voice of Icara, Kimba the White Lion (animated), 1994.

Host, Metro Cafe, 1994.

Voice of General Hawke, Sgt. Savage (animated), 1994.

Voice of General Hawke and Sly, G.I. Joe Extreme (animated), syndicated, 1995.

Voice of Jack Hollister (Skysurfer One), Sky Surfer Strike Force (animated), 1995.

Akuma, Street Fighter: The Animated Series (animated), 1995.

Rolento, Final Flight, 1995.

Voice of Megatron, Beast Wars: Transformers (animated; also known as Beast Wars, Beasties, Beasties: Transformers, and Transformers: Beast Wars), syndicated, 1996.

Voice of Butler, Dragon Ball Z (animated; also known as DBZ), Showtime and syndicated, 1996-98.

Voice of narrator, The Wacky World of Tex Avery (animated), syndicated, 1997.

Voice of Akuma, StreetFighter: The Animated Series (animated), 1997.

Voice of Talos, Mummies Alive! (animated), syndicated, 1997.

Voice of narrator, Lost Universe, 1997.

Slim, Kleo the Misfit Unicorn, 1997.

Voice of NASA reporter and alien father, Walter Melon (animated), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Daniel "Dan" Wilkie, Cold Squad (animated), 1998.

Voice of Rutegar, Brainium (animated), 1998.

Voice of narrator, Bible Story (animated), 1998.

(English version) Voice of Bolt Crank, Eat-Man '98, 1998.

Narrator, Cinema Secrets, AMC, 1999.

Voice of Megatron, Noble, Beast Machines: Transformers (animated; also known as Beast Machines: Battle for Sparks), Fox, 1999-2000.

Various voices, Monster Farm: Enbaneski no himitsu (animated; also known as Monster Rancher), 1999-2001.

Voice of Treize Khushrenada, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (animated; also known as Gundam Wing), Cartoon Network, 2000.

Voice of Professor Charles Xavier and others, X-Men: Evolution (animated), The WB, 2000-2003.

Voice, NASCAR Racers, Fox, 2000.

Voice of Professor Ramon de la Porta, Kong: The Animated Series (animated), 2000.

(English version) Voice of Sesshomaru, Inuyasha (animated), Cartoon Network, 2000-2004.

Evil scientist, Project ARMS, 2001.

ProtoMan, PickMan, Volt: Mayor Daryl's advisor, and ThunderMan, Rockman.exe (animated; also known as MegaMan: NT Warrior, MegaMan: NT Warrior Axes, and Rockman.exe Axess), 2001.

Zabo, The SoulTaker, 2001.

Shinsuke's father, Master Keaton, 2003.

Voice of Megatron, Transformers: Galaxy Force (animated), 2005.

Bunga Berry, Coconut Fred's Fruit Salad Island!, The WB, 2005.

Voice of Optimus Prime and Lugnut, Transformers: Animated (animated), 2007-2008.

Also appeared as voice, Love Handles, CanWest Global.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Anchor, Medusa's Child, ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Reporter, Final Appeal (also known as L'ultime proces), 1993.

Reporter, Lying in Wait, 1993.

Newsperson number two, For the Love of Nancy, ABC, 1994.

Max Frye, Someone Else's Child (also known as Lost and Found), ABC, 1994.

Anchor, Not Our Son, CBS, 1994.

Las Vegas television reporter, She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal, ABC, 1995.

Don Tanner, Susie Q, Disney Channel, 1996.

Mr. Gillis, Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (also known as Double Play), Showtime, 1996.

Reid Kennedy, Cloned, NBC, 1997.

Rick, Convictions, Lifetime, 1997.

Joseph, Tricks, Showtime, 1997.

Peter Traynor, Murder in My Mind, CBS, 1997.

Ronnie Vance, Futuresport, ABC, 1998.

Kevin Winslow, A Marriage of Convenience, CBS, 1998.

Voice of announcer, Big and Hairy, Showtime, 1998.

Tony Abbott, Heaven Can Wait, 1998.

Daniel "Dan" Wilkie, Cold Squad, 1998.

Voice, NASCAR Racers: The Movie, Fox, 1999.

Bram Corrigan, Don't Look Behind You, Fox Family, 1999.

Steve Yaffe, Escape from Mars, 1999.

Radio voice-over, Roswell: The Aliens Attack (animated), UPN, 1999.

Lance, In a Class of His Own, Showtime, 1999.

Wade, Mermaid, Showtime, 2000.

Narrator, Casper's Haunted Christmas (animated), USA Network, 2000.

Bud Brickner, Ladies and the Champ, ABC, 2001.

Lavalle Salomon, Video Voyeur: The Susan Wilson Story, Lifetime, 2002.

Ben Dupont, Live from Baghdad, HBO, 2002.

Voice of Deezel "Porkchop" Riggs, AcceleRacers: Ignition (animated), Cartoon Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Pilot, The Lone Gunmen, Fox, 2001.

Brad, Dead Like Me, Showtime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Las Vegas television reporter, Tailhook, 1989.

Brandon Murphey, "Mango Blue," M.A.N.T.I.S., Fox, 1994.

Reporter, "Firewalker," The X-Files, Fox, 1994.

Reporter number one, "The Prince of Wails," Sliders, Fox, 1995.

Sanders, "Last Chance," Strange Luck, Fox, 1995.

Voice of Ripster's dad, "Family Reunion," Street Sharks, 1995.

(Uncredited) The doctor, "Apocrypha," The X-Files, Fox, 1996.

Anchor, "Music of the Spheres," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

Voice, "Where No Sprite Has Gone Before," ReBoot, 1997.

Agent Danforth, "Red Ice," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

John Gibson, "What Makes Sammy Chun?," Viper, syndicated, 1998.

Professor James Bevington, "The Collector," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1998.

Mayor Tillman, "Seminar from Hell," Viper, 1999.

Voice, "Where No Sprite Has Gone Before," ReBoot, ABC, 1999.

Kevin Barrett, "Nightmare," So Weird, Disney Channel, 1999.

Ed Tupelo, "Down to Earth," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 2000.

Mr. Cromwell, "Future Trade," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Voice of Santa Claus and Elvin Elf, "A Jolly J-Team X-Mas," Jackie Chan Adventures (animated), The WB, 2002.

Voice of officer and announcer, "Deadomutt: Parts 1 & 2," Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (animated), Cartoon Network, 2003.

Voice of Megatron and Galvatron, "Origin," Transufoma: Micron densetsu (animated; also known as Transformers: Armada), Cartoon Network, 2003.

Voice of Megatron, "Starscream and the Mysterious Mercenary," Transformer: Super Link (animated; also known as Transformers: Energon), TV Tokyo, 2004.

Voice of Megatron, "The Sun," Transformer: Super Link (animated; also known as Transformers: Energon), TV Tokyo, 2004.

James McManus, "Colonial Day," Battlestar Galactica (also known as BSG), 2005.

James McManus, "Lay Down Your Burdens: Parts 1 & 2," Battlestar Galactica (also known as BSG), 2006.

Voice of Cronus and newscaster, "Chaos 101," Class of the Titans (animated), Teletoon, 2006.

Voice of Megatron and Galvatron, "Fury," Transformers: Cyberthon (animated), 2006.

Voice of Tony Stark/Iron Man, "Shell Games," Fantastic Four (animated; also known as Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes), Cartoon Network, 2007.

Also appeared as radio personality/driver, Northwood, CBS; businessman, Robin's Hoods, syndicated; husband, Beyond Belief: Factor Fiction (also known as Beyond Belief).

Television Additional Voices; Series:

Prince Mackaroo (animated), 1992.

G.I. Joe Extreme (animated), syndicated, 1995.

Heavy Hitter & Hawaiian's Slammers (animated), 1995.

Roswell Conspiracies (animated), 1996.

Puppet Show, 1996.

Mummies Alive! (animated), syndicated, 1997.

Walter Melon (animated), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Robocop: Alpha Commando (animated), syndicated, 1998.

Bible Story (animated), 1998.

Fat Dog Mendoza, 1998.

X-Men: Evolution (animated), The WB, 2000-2003.

Television Additional Voices; Movies:

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: The Movie-Endless Waltz (also known as Endless Waltz and Gundam Wing: The Movie-Endless Waltz), 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Nick, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 1993.

Freddie/Philip, Noises Off, 1994.

Michael, Opening Night, 1995.

Slim, Of Mice and Men, 1995.

Tony Abbott, Heaven Can Wait, 1996.

Stanley Kowalski, Streetcar Named Desire, 1996.

Bobby Gould, Speed the Plow, 1999.


Video Games:

Voice, Need for Speed III: In Hot Pursuit (also known as Need for Speed 3: In Hot Pursuit), 1998.

Voice, Need for Speed: High Stakes, 1999.

Voice of Megatron, Transformer Beast Wars Metals: Gekitotsu! Gangan Battle, Bay Area Multimedia, 1999.

Narrator, Kessen, 2000.

(English version; uncredited) Voice of Xiahou Dun, narrator, and additional voices, Shin sangoku muso 2 (also known as Dynasty Warriors), 2001.

(English version; uncredited) Voice of Xiahou Dun, narrator, and additional voices, Shin sangoku muso 2 mushoden (also known as Dynasty Warriors 3: Xtreme Legends), KOEI, 2002.

Voice of Upton Julius and henchmen, Impossible Creatures, Microsoft, 2002.

(Uncredited) Voice of Treize Khushrenada, Gundam: Battle Assault 2, Bandai Games, 2002.

Clank, scrap merchant, Bob, and Blarg scientist, Ratchet & Clank, 2002.

Soldiers, Hulk, Vivendi Universal Games, 2003.

Voice of Clank, Min'na no gorufu 4 (also known as Hot Shots Golf Fore! and Minna Golf 4), Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2003.

Voice of Clank, arena announcer, robo, hypnotist head 2, and employee, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (also known as Ratchet & Clank 2: Locked and Loaded and Ratchet & Clank: Locked and Loaded), 2003.

American voices number six, Secret Weapons Over Normandy, LucasArts Entertainment Company, 2003.

(English version) Voice of additional soldiers, Kido senshi Gandamu: Meguriai sora (also known as Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space), Bandai Games, 2003.

Voice, Forgotten Realms: Baldur's Gate—Dark Alliance II, 2004.

Voice of St. Claire and Graham, Pitfall: The Lost Expedition, Activision, 2004.

Voice of Suhadi Sadono, Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow (also known as Tom Clancy's "Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow"), Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2004.

(English version) Voice of Sesshomaru, Inuyasha: Juso no kamen (also known as Inuyasha: The Secret of the Cursed Mask), Bandai Games, 2004.

Voice of Megatron, Transformers, Atari, 2004.

Additional voices, Doom 3 (also known as Doom III), Vicarious Visions, 2004.

Voice of Clank and Blondie, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2004.

Additional voices, Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil, Activision, 2005.

Voice of Ford Cruller, Hulking Lungfish, Officer O'Lungfish, Lungfish Zealot, and French soldier, Psychonauts, Microsoft, 2005.

(English version) Voice of Sesshomaru, Inuyasha: Ogi ranbu (also known as Inuyasha: Feudal Combat), Bandai Games, 2005.

Voice of Daredevil and Iron Man, Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects, 2005.

Voice of Clank and Robot C, Ratchet: Deadlocked, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2005.

Voice, Resistance: Fall of Man, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2006.

Voice of Clank, Large Robot, and Skyboarder, Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2007.

Electro, Spider-Man: Friend or Foe, Activision, 2007.

Voice of Clank, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2007.

Voice, Lost: Via Domus, 2008.



Protoculture Addicts, May-June 1997.


David Kaye Website,http://www.davidkaye.com, August 4, 2008.