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'Futurama' Cast

Who Does What Voice?


The Futurama cast is a roster of very talented actors. Some have long careers in voice-over acting, while others starred in live action TV shows. Learn more about the cast of Futurama.

Billy West

Billy West
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Billy West is the voice of a variety of characters on Futurama. Mostly he plays Fry, but he is also the voice of Professor Farnsworth, Dr. Zoidberg, Zapp Brannigan and even President Richard Nixon. His other roles include Stimpson J. Cat in Ren and Stimpy, Doug in Doug, Kyle in Squirrel Boy, Razinski in My Life as a Teenage Robot and Sam Melnick in The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.

Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal
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Katey Sagal is the voice of Leela on Futurama. She has a rich, distinctive voice that makes Leela's "Hi-ya!" have a kick of its own. Other roles include her famous stint as Peg Bundy on Married with Children, Cate Hennessy on 8 Simple Rules, Helen on Lost and Gemma on Sons of Anarchy.

John DiMaggio

John DiMaggio
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As Bender, John Di Maggio gets some of the best lines on Futurama. His rough voice gives Bender the authentic sound of a robot who smokes and drinks all the time. Other roles include Jake on Adventure Time, Rico on Penguins of Madagascar, Shnitzel on Chowder and Dr. Drakken on Kim Possible.

Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr
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Phil LaMarr is the smooth Jamaican-accented voice of Hermes Conrad on Futurama. Other roles include the Judge on Family Guy, Bail Organa on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Roger 'Booda' Sack on King of the Hill, Jazz on Transformers: Animated and most famously as a variety of characters on Madtv.

Lauren Tom

Lauren Tom
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Lauren Tom's high-pitched, but not squeaky, voice adds to Amy Wong's personality on Futurama. Other roles include Bai Li in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Minh on King of the Hill, Mai Washington on Men in Trees, Dana Tan in Batman Beyond and Ross's girlfriend Julie on Friends.

Maurice LaMarche

Maurice LaMarche - Comic Con 2008
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Maurice LaMarche is a versatile actor and has portrayed many different characters on Futurama. In 2011 he won an Emmy award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for "Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences." Most often he plays Kif Kroker and Calculon. Other roles include Gus on Tripping the Rift, Freezoid on Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, Tommy Vinegar on The Oblongs and The Brain on Pinky and the Brain.

Other Notable Voices

A few actors provide "additional" voices in almost 100 episodes. These are my favorite supporting players.

  • Tress MacNeille as Slurm Queen, Turanga Munda and Suicide Booth. She can also be heard on The Simpsons and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse as Daisy Duck.
  • David Herman as Turanga Morris and Dr. Ogden Wernstrom. He can also be heard on King of the Hill as Buckley and The Goode Family as Ubuntu.
  • Frank Welker as Nibbler. He can also be heard as Megatron on a variety of Transformers cartoons.

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