There are some voice actors who are very good, but stick with certain character types because that’s their specialty. Then there are those voice actors who stray outside their comfort zone from time to time, but never that far. And then there are those that show a versatility that rivals that of all-time greats like Mel Blanc, and it’s in this category that Dee Bradley Baker falls. Baker does the voice of Perry the Platypus on Phineas and Ferb, and also the voices of all the clone troopers in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and also tons of videogame voices including Ra’s al Ghul in Arkham City, and also so many more wide-ranging roles I couldn’t possibly list them all here.
And this coming Sunday, he’s lending his considerable talents to Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man, portraying the voice of classic Spidey villain Sandman. The episode, titled “Snow Day,” will air in the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD at 11:00am ET/PT. Here’s a clip from it, in which Sandman seems… well, not quite a man, yet. Take a look:
EDIT: I’m now informed that the character in this clip is “Sandy,” the young version of Sandman, who is voiced by a different actor. Sorry about that.
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The episode description says that Spidey and his friends are taking a vacation to a tropical island — in full costume, of course, like you do — and Sandman tries to keep them there forever. I guess we’ll have to tune in on Sunday to see what happens — remember: Disney XD at 11:00am ET/PT.