|Full Name||Patrick John Warburton|
|Born||November 14, 1964|
|First Role||The Paper Chase: Honor (1986)|
Patrick Warburton is an American actor of television, film and voice. As a voice actor, his distinctive deep voice has been lent to well-known roles including Ken in Bee Movie, Kronk in The Emperor's New Groove and its sequels, bodyguard Brock Samson on The Venture Bros., paraplegic police officer Joe Swanson on Family Guy, and Steve Barkin on Kim Possible, amongst others.
Warburton was born in 1964 on November 14 in Patterson, New Jersey. His father, John Warburton, is an orthopedic surgeon, and his mother, Barbara Lord (née Gratz), is an actress. He is of English descent on his father's side and Austrian descent on his mother's side. He also has three sisters who are named Mary, Lara and Megan. When he was three years old, his family moved to Huntington Beach, California, where he attended Saints Simon and Jude Catholic School until high school. Later on, he attended Servite High School in Anaheim and Newport Harbor High School in Newport Beach, both in California. He studied marine biology at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, where he met his wife Cathy Jennings, but dropped out to pursue modeling at Bugle Boy Clothes and acting.
Warburton soon became known for his deep, commanding voice and massively-built frame, both of which are instantly recognizable. He also became known for the deadpan, monotonous and nonchalant attitude he usually assumes for the various characters he plays. Along with voice acting in animated series, he has also been in several films and has featured as a guest star in numerous television shows. His voice acting has also been featured in video games and computer-animated films, as well as in several commercials and advertisements.
He married his wife in 1991 and has four children with her. Talon Patrick was born in 1992, Alexandra Catherine in 1994, Shane in 1998 and Gabriel in 2000. They currently live in Camarillo, California.
LGMs, for a total of 37 episodes:
Evil Buzz Lightyear, for a total of 2 episodes:
- Old Buzz Lightyear
- He starred with Tim Allen in Big Trouble in 2002. Interestingly enough, both have voiced Buzz Lightyear.
- Both he and Wayne Knight starred in Seinfeld.