Born: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Bruce Lanoil (born July 5, 1960) is an American actor, voice actor and puppeteer for The Jim Henson Company and for The Walt Disney Company, who frequently works with puppeteer David Alan Barclay. Lanoil hails from Brooklyn, New York. He voiced the Cat in the Hat and Fox in Socks in the first season of The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss. For Disney, he is also a voice double for Timon from The Lion King. So far he has voiced Timon in Kingdom Hearts II and Disneys Wild About Safety shorts. He has also performed a voice sample for an additional character in the 2011 Spyro game, Skylanders: Spyros Adventure.He worked as a puppeteer on movies such as The Muppets, Where the Wild Things Are, Dr. Dolittle, Jack Frost, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, and Cats & Dogs.Outside of the Henson company, he was an on-set animation reference puppeteer and voice actor for the movies Monkeybone and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (as Pepé Le Pew).
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