Billy West is a multifaceted American talent known primarily for his voice acting. He spent his early life in Boston and dabbled in music, even attending Berklee College of Music briefly. Billy's career began in radio, where he became a notable figure on The Howard Stern Show, gaining recognition for his impeccable impersonations.
Transitioning into television, West's voice graced popular animations such as "Doug", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", and "Futurama", where he portrayed iconic characters like Philip J. Fry, Professor Farnsworth, and Dr. Zoidberg. His versatility saw him becoming the voice of legendary characters such as Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, and even Shaggy Rogers in certain projects. Beyond television, Billy's voice has been used extensively in commercials, representing brands like Honey Nut Cheerios and M&M's.
West has also contributed to the music industry, collaborating with notable artists like Deborah Harry and Lou Reed, and even touring with legends like Roy Orbison and Brian Wilson. His band, Billy West and The Grief Counselors, has released an album titled "Me-Pod".
Moreover, his involvement in films has seen him voice characters in productions like "Space Jam" and "Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island". In the video game realm, West's voice has been featured in numerous games, including those from the "Looney Tunes" and "Futurama" franchises.
A man of vast talent, Billy West has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry, with a career spanning radio, television, film, music, and video games.