Jan Rabson

Actor

Born: East Meadow, Long Island, New York, USA

BIOGRAPHY

Jan Rabson (born June 14, 1954) is an American voice actor and actor. Rabson was born in East Meadow, New York. Jan's voice has been heard on thousands of commercials, films, TV shows and animated films and series. For many years, Jan was a member of Johnny Carson's "Mighty Carson Art Players", performing in on-camera sketches as well as providing the voices for answering machines, cash registers and other inanimate objects for Johnny's sketches. One of his more famous roles included providing the voice for Larry Laffer in Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! and Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail!. Most recently, Jan's voice can be heard in all of the Pixar Cars Toons shorts as well as Toy Story 3, Up, WALL-E and many more. In some of his anime dubbing and on-camera work, he used the name Stanley Gurd, Jr., and is best known for voicing Tetsuo Shima from Akira (the Streamline dub for Orion Pictures) under that name. He is also the voice of video game character Larry Laffer of Leisure Suit Larry fame and Horse from the preschool series Slim Pig. In 1988, Rabson was the very first contestant & champion on Blackout. He recently reprised his role of Tetsuo Shima for AficionadosChris' review of Akira.

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