Q&A with Kevin Michael Richardson

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  1. MaxxieOD

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    The question about him being Bulkhead and Bulkhead being him is pretty adorable.
     
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    Thanks for the post
     
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    Thank god he didn't say anything like "My favourite episode is yet to air"......phew
     
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    Chromia217 I luv Mark Hamill

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    Awesome!
     
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    Indeed. He sounds like a totally stand-up guy.
     
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    Great stuff, even for a fairly short interview. Always liked this guy, waaaaay back when he was voicing "Spawn" in the PS2 game
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I think it's interesting how he can't see himself as any one else even though he voiced TFA Omega Supreme, ROTF Rampage and Prima (The Prime) and Makeshift.

    He is fantastic in everyway, I'm still amazed he was the Joker. Also he wouldn't be a half-bad choice for Optimus Prime too.
     
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    Well I honestly doubt old Kevin sees himself as a rampaging pogo stick demon, or a shape-shifting spy, or a robot god.

    Bulkhead is really the only "decent human being" character he played.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I meant that he voiced as, not who he identifies himself. Also I always felt KMR was Bulkhead and Roadblock too.

    I'd love for him to voice Bludgeon since he did that zombie samurai guy in Scooby Doo and is going to be the Shredder in the new TMNT show.
     
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    I don't know if I'd use 'decent' and 'Bulkhead' in the same sentence, but that's me. I wonder what human he'll leave out to dry this season? /:-D

    I preferred Phil Lamarr's performance as Omega Supreme anyway.
     
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    When did Phil do Omega Supreme?
     
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    Season 3 of Animated. KMR is a good Martian Manhunter.
     
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    Guess I didn't notice...think I was stuck in my head on KMR cause his voice brings a lot of animated roles to my mind lol
     
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    Love Kevin on the show and I think he's used well. My one criticism- not of his voice or of his voice in the show- is how much his voice is used these days. His cadence, timber, and intonation are very similar across animated programs, so it's very easy to pick him up. Begins to make a chap wonder if they don't have any other voice actors who might be appropriate? Oh... Kevin's not busy? Okay, let's give it to him. I guess they could do worse than hire Kevin. He's def the bees knees.
     
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    They seriously need to put some of the between takes insanity on the DVDs as a bonus feature.
     
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    D'awwwwww...one of the best interviews of late...love him as Bulk and as Panthro!! :thumb 
     
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    He seems like a decent fella, but as a VA I don't think he's very diverse, his ROTF Prime,rampage,roadblock, tfp bulkhead and joker all sound very alike imo.
     
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    Once upon a time, he was on a fairly bad show called "Homeboys in Outer Space".

    He played a Bartender that was supposed to be a cross between Jabba the Hutt and a Klingon warrior. But it was always played for laughes when he had a softer side.

    BTW he did an immpecable Bob Hope impersonation that I've never seen him do since. I'd love to see it again. (it's not on YouTube either, not surprising since Homeboys was so bad it's only got one clip from the pilot online)
     
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    Cool interview! KMR sounds like such a fun guy! How I'd love to sit in on one of their recording sessions and watch the hilarity that emerges!

    I think his Joker performance has been my favourite so far.
     
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    I will say, he's probably one of the most patient and understanding VAs in the business: I don't think I'll ever forget last year's Botcon when two hyperactive teenage British fangirls had him put a beer hat on his head and say, "Mind over matter is nothing compared to hands-free refreshments!" Because of this scene in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go. God bless him.

    As for his range, while I'm no huge fan of Seth McFarlane or his ilk, his work in 'The Cleveland Show' is a fantastic display of what his voice is capable of.
     

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