Maurice LaMarche Bio | Wiki
Maurice LaMarche is a Canadian voice actor, comedian, and impressionist. He has voiced the Brain in Animaniacs as well as its spin-off Pinky and the Brain.
Maurice also voiced Big Bob in Hey Arnold! and a variety of characters in Futurama. He also voiced Egon Spengler in The Real Ghostbusters and its follow-up Extreme Ghostbusters.
Maurice LaMarche Age
Maurice was born on March 30, 1958, in Toronto, Canada. He is 64 years old.
Maurice LaMarche Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 6 ft (Approx. 1.83 m).
Maurice LaMarche Family
He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Guy LaMarche and Linda Bourdon. Maurice’s family moved to Timmins, Ontario, soon after he was born. LaMarche’s childhood was filled with his “own little world of cartoons and sixties television”. One of his neighbors and schoolmates was future comedian, Mike Myers.
Maurice LaMarche Wife
Maurice is married to his beautiful wife Robin G. Eisenman. The couple celebrated their wedding on May 19, 1991. Together, they have a son named Jonathan.
Maurice LaMarche Education
It was in his second year of high school that he learned of the popularity his talent for mimicry could garner him. This realization came from a coincidental performance at a high school “variety night” when a couple of friends urged him to enter. The act Maurice performed at the variety night was “celebrities as waiters” which he used until the end of his stand-up career.
Maurice LaMarche Movies And Tv Shows
2012 Wreck-It Ralph
2014 The Boxtrolls
2017 Best Fiends: Visit Minutia
2018 Best Fiends: Fort of Hard Knocks
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet
2019 Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost
2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Maurice LaMarche Futurama
Much of Maurice’s best-known voice work is from Futurama where he voiced Zapp Brannigan’s beleaguered assistant Kif Kroker, melodramatic soap acting unit Calculon, the Nero-Esque Hedonismbot, Morbo the news anchor, and Lrrr, ruler of the planet Omicron Persei 8, among numerous others.
He has also done his Orson Welles impression on the show, winning a 2011 Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Emmy for his portrayal of Lrrr and Orson Welles in the episode “Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences”. Maurice won another Emmy the following year for the episode “The Silence of the Clamps”.
Maurice LaMarche Zootopia
In 2016, he played Mr. Big in Zootopia, a 2016 American computer-animated buddy cop action comedy film. It is produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
The 55th Disney animated feature film, it was directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, co-directed by Jared Bush and produced by Clark Spencer, from a screenplay written by Bush and Phil Johnston, and a story by Howard, Moore, Bush, Johnston, Jim Reardon, Josie Trinidad, and Jennifer Lee.
Maurice LaMarche And Rob Paulsen
In Mark Hamill’s 2004 movie Comic Book: The Movie, Maurice made a rare live appearance to be in the special features of the DVD alongside Pinky and the Brain co-star Rob Paulsen. Among other gags, he re-enacted his impression of Orson Welles’ famous frozen peas commercial outtake.
Maurice LaMarche Pinky And The Brain Theme
Maurice plays the character of The Brain in both Animaniacs and the spin-off. In creating the voice for Brain, he says he looked at a picture of the character and immediately thought of Orson Welles, although the character was not modeled after Welles.
Voicing Brain gave him the opportunity to make use of his signature impersonation of Welles. Many Pinky and the Brain episodes are nods to Welles’ career. Maurice won an Annie Award for his role as the Brain and was nominated for an Emmy.
Maurice LaMarche Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Maurice’s estimated net worth is $2 million.
Who Is Maurice LaMarche
Maurice is a 64-year-old Canadian voice actor, comedian, and impressionist. He has voiced the Brain in Animaniacs as well as its spin-off Pinky and the Brain. Maurice also voiced Big Bob in Hey Arnold! and a variety of characters in Futurama.