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Tom Kane Bio, Age, Career, Animation, Admiral Ackbar, Video Games, Awards

Tom Kane (Thomas Kane Roberts) is an American voice actor, known for his work in animation, films and video games. 

Tom Kane Biography

Tom Kane (Thomas Kane Roberts) is an American voice actor, known for his work in animation, films and video games. 

Some of his notable roles include Jedi Master Yoda and Admiral Yularen in Star Wars: The Clone Wars feature film and TV series.

He is also known for The Chancellor in 9, Magneto in Wolverine and the X-Men and Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, Ultron in Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

Tom Kane Age

Tom was born on April 15, 1962, in Overland Park, Kansas, U.S. He is 57 years old as of 2019.

Tom Kane Career

Animation

Tom is known for his animation work, most notably for his roles in Jedi Master Yoda and Admiral Yularen in Star Wars: The Clone Wars feature film and TV series, The Chancellor in 9, Magneto in Wolverine and the X-Men and Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds.

Tom Kane Photo

He is also known for his roles in Ultron in Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Mr. Herriman in Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Lord Monkey Fist on Kim Possible, Professor Utonium and Him in The Powerpuff Girls.

Tom has also voiced Oxnard Montalvo in The Angry Beavers and the chimpanzee sidekick Darwin in The Wild Thornberrys.

Tom Kane Video Game

Tom is a prominent video game voice actor, appearing in numerous titles. This covers from bit parts to major roles such as Gandalf, Professor X.

He also has lead characters in many Star Wars games like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as Imperial Captain Ozzik Sturn, Lobot and Kento Marek (the father of Sam Witwer’s Galen Marek) thanks to ILM’s motion capture technology.

He has also appeared in Call of Duty: World at War, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Call of Duty: Black Ops III and Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII, he provides the voice of Takeo Masaki, a Japanese WWII soldier in the Zombies game mode.

Voice Over

In non-animation voiceover work, Tom records commercials, film trailers, and television promos.

He also has been the announcer for the AFI Life Achievement Award show twice, as well as the 78th, 80th, 83rd, and 84th Academy Awards.

Tom’s most recent performance was as Odin in the video game adaption of Thor as well as the Disneyland attraction: Thor: Treasures of Asgard, taking over the role from Anthony Hopkins from the film.

Tom also took over for Joe Hursh as the voice of the Walt Disney World Monorail System on April 13, 2012.

He also took over as the announcer of The Eric Andre Show, replacing Gary Anthony Williams in 2013.

Tom Kane Admiral Ackbar

Tom made his debut in the Star Wars film saga as the voice of Admiral Ackbar in 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, taking over the role from the late Erik Bauersfeld.

He had experience in voicing the character on several occasions for video games in the franchise prior to the film’s release.

Tom Kane Movies

  • The Powerpuff Girls: Bubs and Donny Get the Mail
  • The Powerpuff Girls: RUN, BLOSSOM, RUN
  • Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles – Who Let the Clones Out
  • Star Wars Droids: The Jawa Adventure
  • The Powerpuff Girls: Bubble’s beauty blog, but not video
  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
  • Hughes the Force
  • Hulk Versus
  • 9
  • Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles – Secret Plans Are Revealed
  • Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles – The Dark Side Rises
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow
  • Shrek the Third
  • Rugrats Go Wild
  • Brother Bear
  • The Powerpuff Girls Movie
  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie
  • Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase
  • Infinity’s Child

Tom Kane TV Shows

Some of the TV Shows are;

  • Star Wars: Detours
  • Fortnite: Aquavita Live Stream
  • Star Wars Forces of Destiny
  • Star Wars Rebels
  • The Powerpuff Girls
  • Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales
  • The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed
  • Saber
  • Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles
  • The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow
  • The Legend of Korra
  • Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out
  • Archer
  • The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
  • Mad
  • Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace
  • The Boondocks
  • Important Things with Demetri Martin

Tom Kane Video Games

Some of the video games are:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Lego DC Super-Villains
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  • Fortnite
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • Liquid Metal
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Disney Infinity 3.0
  • Lego Dimensions
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Magic of Oz the Great and Powerful: Second Screen
  • Star Wars Pinball
  • Marvel Heroes
  • The Smurfs 2: Travel the World
  • Call of Duty: Origins
  • Batman: Arkham Origins

Tom Kane Awards

Tom won the award of Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game – Lego Dimensions

He was nominated for the following awards.

  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series – Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role – Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Ensemble in a Video Game – Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best New Vocal Interpretation of an Established Character – Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Performance in a Narrating Role – Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series – Action/Drama – Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role – Action/Drama – Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series – Action/Drama – Star Wars: The Clone Wars