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Jason Christopher Marsden
January 3, 1975
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, director, producer|
Jason Christopher Marsden (born January 3, 1975) is an American actor, voice actor, director and producer. He has been the official voice of Max Goof since 1995, one year before Dana Hill’s death in 1996.
Marsden made his first professional acting debut in the television series General Hospital in 1986, where he portrayed the character A. J. Quartermaine. In 1987, at the age of 12, Marsden booked his first major film role in a science fiction movie called Robot Jox, which was released two years after filming because of the studio's financial problems and inevitable bankruptcy at the time. This was followed soon afterwards by the role of Eddie Munster in the TV series remake of The Munsters titled The Munsters Today. At the same time, he also had his first voice acting role in a cartoon, that of Cavin in the later seasons of the Disney TV series Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, as well as being the young announcer of the (new) Mickey Mouse Club and Disney Infomercials.
Marsden continued his career with many guest star appearances on prime time sitcoms. In 1990, he was the voice of Peter Pan in Peter Pan and the Pirates, which ran for two seasons and in 1992, he landed the role of Dash X in Eerie, Indiana.
His next roles included voicing Goofy's son Max Goof in Disney's A Goofy Movie (1995), as well as in the sequel An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000) and also had a supporting role in White Squall (1996). Marsden also did the voice of Garrett Miller on Extreme Ghostbusters and the younger versions of Shere Khan and King Louie on Jungle Cubs, which was a prequel to Disney's hit film Jungle Book and also continued his role as Max Goof on Disney's House of Mouse.
Some other on-camera roles were that of Rich Halke (J.T's best friend) in Step by Step, which was from 1995 until the show's cancellation in 1998; and Nelson Burkhard (D.J.'s rich boyfriend) in Full House. On Boy Meets World the part of "Jason" was written for him by show's creator/producer Michael Jacobs, whom Jason had worked with previously on the short-lived re-boot of "The Torkelsons" called "Almost Home". When it was time for Mr Feeny (Played by William Daniels) to address "Jason" the writers thought it might be funny if he called Jason by his real last name. Jason agreed, and thus Eric Matthews' best friend "Jason Marsden" was played by Jason Marsden. He played the young Burt Ward/Robin in the 2002 television movie Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt. In 1999, he was featured in Walt Disney Animation Studios' Tarzan as a member of the gorilla family. With thanks to the film's director, Kevin Lima, who also helmed "A Goofy Movie".
Since Step by Step, Marsden has provided voices for numerous animated television shows and computer games. He appeared in a direct-to-video film, as the voice of Kovu in The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998) and narrated many of the special features on the Lion King Special edition DVD. He was the voice of Haku in the American dub of Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (more commonly known as Spirited Away) (2001). He has also provided the voice of Richie Foley/Gear in the television series Static Shock. In Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, he voiced several characters, most notably Lilarcor the talking sword, and the druid Cernd.
His first foray into directing was an episode of the Nickelodeon series The Journey of Allen Strange (1997). He also directed, wrote, produced and edited The Greatest Short Film Ever!!! in 2004. And multiple indie music videos.
He has done voice-over work on multiple DC Comics-inspired animated series; as Clark Kent as a teenager in Superman: The Animated Series, as Snapper Carr in Justice League, as Billy Numerous in Teen Titans, as Donny Grasso on an episode of Batman Beyond, as Danger Duck in Loonatics Unleashed and as the villain Firefly in The Batman and as Paco in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. More recently, he played Impulse and The Atom in Young Justice: Invasion. He also voiced Chase Young in Xiaolin Showdown from 03-06
He also voiced for Tak in the game Tak and the Power of Juju along with Tak 2: The Staff of Dreams and Tak: The Great Juju Challenge. He voiced two recruitable companion characters in the Fallout game series, Myron in Fallout 2 (1998) and Boone in Fallout: New Vegas (2010).
From late summer 2004 to early spring 2007, Marsden was the head announcer for Toon Disney (excluding Jetix), but he also served as a part-time announcer for Disney Channel. He had a cameo in the film Fun with Dick and Jane as the cashier at the gas station, and was Tasslehoff Burrfoot in the movie Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight.
In 2012, Marsden did the voice of Final Fantasy XIII-2 character Noel Kreiss, of Kade Burns and Fingers on The Hub series Transformers: Rescue Bots and Kaijudo, and continues to provide the voices of Nermal, Vito, Doctor Bonkers and numerous others on The Garfield Show.
In 2013, he did the voice of Aye-Aye in The Legend of Korra.
In 2020, Marsden began producing an online web series for YouTube called The Mars Variety Show. Following the style of The Dean Martin show, it features Indie musicians, comedians and alternative performers.
|1990||Almost an Angel||Boy #2|
|1992||Mr. Saturday Night||Buddy, age 15|
|1993||Almost Home||Gregory Morgan|
|1996||White Squall||Shay Jennings, First Albatross Mate|
|2001||How to Make a Monster||Bug|
|2005||Fun with Dick and Jane||Convenience Store Clerk|
|2009||Locker 13||Edgar||Also director|
|2011||Pizza Man||Professor Baldini|
|2012||Blue Like Jazz||Kenny|
|2013||I Know That Voice||Himself||Documentary|||
|1986–1988||General Hospital||Alan "A.J." Quartermaine, Jr. #3|
|1987||Webster||David||Episode: "Games People Play"|
|1988–1991||The Munsters Today||Edward Wolfgang "Eddie" Munster|
|1989||Nightingales||Unknown role||1 episode|
|1989||Murphy Brown||Young Miles Silverberg||Episode: "The Summer of '77"|
|1991||Tales from the Crypt||Jess||Episode: "Undertaking Palor"|
|1991||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Raymond Marr||Voice, Uncredited|
|1992||Eerie, Indiana||Dash X||7 episodes|
|1992||Baywatch||Pier Pressure||Episode: "Pier Pressure"|
|1993||The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.||Jason Barkley||Episode: "Senior Spirit"|
|1993–1998||Step by Step||Rich Halke||53 episodes|
|1994||Tom||Mike Graham||12 episodes|
|1994–1995||Full House||Nelson Burkhard||4 episodes|
|1994–1995||Boy Meets World||Jason||9 episodes|
|1995||Family Reunion: A Relative Nightmare||Billy Dooley||Television film|
|1998||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Grimp||1 episode|
|2002||Will & Grace||Kim||Episode: "It's the Gay Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"|
|2002||Even Stevens||Norman Squirelli||Episode: "Your Toast"|
|2003||Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt||Young Burt Ward, Robin||Television film|
|2003||Just Shoot Me!||Tony Zitelli||Episode: "The Talented Mr. Finch"|
|1993||Hocus Pocus||Thackery Binx|||
|1995||A Goofy Movie||Max Goof|||
|2001||Spirited Away||Haku||English dub|||
|2006||Brother Bear 2||Kenai||Original trailer; replaced by Patrick Dempsey in final film|
|2013||Monsters University||Monster Student #1|
|2016||The Secret Life of Pets||Additional voices|
|1990||Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue||Michael||Television special|
|1998||The Lion King II: Simba's Pride||Adult Kovu|||
|2000||An Extremely Goofy Movie||Max Goof|||
|2002||The Boy Who Cried Alien||Principal|
|2004||Tales of a Fly on the Wall||Kip|
|2004–06||The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour||Chester McBadbat|||
|2004||Felix the Cat Saves Christmas||Professor|||
|2004||Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas||Max Goof|
|2008||Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight||Tasslehoff Burrfoot|||
|2008||Batman: Gotham Knight||Cop, Doctor, Youth 2, Thomas Wayne, Doctor|||
|2007||Garfield Gets Real||Nermal|||
|2008||Garfield's Fun Fest||Nermal, Ramon|||
|2009||Garfield's Pet Force||Nermal, Abnermal|||
|2014||We Wish You a Merry Walrus||Sydmull||Television special|||
|1988–90||Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears||Cavin||7 episodes|
|1990||Peter Pan & the Pirates||Peter Pan|
|1993||Sonic the Hedgehog||Dirk||Episode: "Warp Sonic"|
|1993||Mighty Max||Younger Norman||Episode: "Norman's Conquest"|
|1994||Batman: The Animated Series||Spunky Spencer||Episode: "Baby-Doll"|
|1995||The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show||Shnookums|
|1995||The Mask||Skillit||2 episodes|
|1996||Superman: The Animated Series||Teenage Clark Kent, Owen|||
|1996–97||Jungle Cubs||Shere Khan, Prince Johar, Louie||Season 1 only|
|1996||Project G.e.e.K.e.R.||Cappery Employee, Kid Dinosaur||Episode: "Geekasaurus"|
|1996–2003||Dexter's Laboratory||Additional voices|
|1997||Extreme Ghostbusters||Garrett Miller|
|1998–99||Histeria!||William Ramsey, Bucky||2 episodes|||
|1998–2005||The Powerpuff Girls||Additional voices|
|1999||Xyber 9: New Dawn||Jack|
|1999||Recess||James Stone||Episode: "The Spy Who Came in from the Playground"|
|1999||Batman Beyond||Donny||Episode: "Hooked Up"|||
|2000||Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles||Private Max Brutto||Episode: "Spirits of the Departed"|
|2000||Buzz Lightyear of Star Command||Flash Flemming||Episode: "Inside Job"|||
|2000–04||The Weekenders||Tino Tonitini, Colby, Nail, Stefan, Bobby Roy, Rhett, Secret Service Man|||
|2000–04||Static Shock||Richie Foley/Gear|||
|2001–03||Disney's House of Mouse||Max Goof||8 episodes|
|2001–02||Invader Zim||Torque Smackey, recurring voices||3 episodes|||
|2001–03||The Legend of Tarzan||Mungo|
|2001–04||Justice League||Snapper Carr|||
|2001–04||Samurai Jack||Additional voices|
|2002||Even Stevens||Norman Squirelli||Episode: "Your Toast"|
|2002–05||¡Mucha Lucha!||Rikochet, Mr. Midcarda, additional voices|||
|2002||Teamo Supremo||Ollie Jimson|
|2002||Rugrats||Smedley||Episode: "The Perfect Twins"|
|2002-03||Whatever Happened to... Robot Jones||Additional voices|
|2003–04||My Life as a Teenage Robot||Todd Sweeney, Lon, Lieutenant, additional voices||3 episodes|||
|2003||Lilo & Stitch: The Series||Waiter, Baby Jumba Jookiba||2 episodes|
|2003–17||The Fairly OddParents||Chester McBadbat (replacing Frankie Muniz), Imaginary Gary|||
|2003||Totally Spies!||Ian||Episode: "I Want My Mummy"|
|2004–07||Kim Possible||Felix Renton|
|2004||Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters||Joey's Black Jacket Opponent||Episode: "The Darkness Returns: Part 4"|
|2004||The Batman||Firefly, additional voices|||
|2004||Dave the Barbarian||Galder the Hot||Episode: "Beef!/Rite of Pillage"|||
|2004–06||Xiaolin Showdown||Chase Young||17 episodes|||
|2004–06||W.I.T.C.H.||Matt Olsen, Shagon|
|2005–07||Loonatics Unleashed||Danger Duck|||
|2005||Codename: Kids Next Door||Windsor, Jerry Rassic, additional voices|
|2005||Danger Rangers||Alex, Lucky Curl, additional voices|
|2006||Teen Titans||Red Star, Billy Numerous|||
|2008||The Replacements||Dustin Dreamlake|
|2008||The Garfield Show||Nermal, Vito, Liz's Father, Pete the Dog Catcher, Hercules the Dog, The Mad Scientist|||
|2009||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Speedy, Paco, Robin (Scooby-Doo)|||
|2010||G.I. Joe: Renegades||Duke|||
|2010||The Super Hero Squad Show||Nova|
|2010–13||MAD||Ty Pennington, Freddie Benson, Edward Cullen, Zeke, Jacob Black, Sqaush, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Joe Lamb, Phil Coulson, Kid Flash, Lolcat, Various|||
|2011||Ben 10: Ultimate Alien||Young Max, Antonio||2 episodes|||
|2011–16||Transformers: Rescue Bots||Kade Burns, various characters|||
|2012||Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil||Various characters|
|2012–13, 2019–present||Young Justice: Invasion||Bart Allen/Impulse/Kid Flash II, Ray Palmer/Atom|||
|2012||Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters||Joseph "Fingers"|||
|2012||ThunderCats||Leo||Episode: "Birth of the Blades"|
|2012||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Horbert Feist||Episode: "Web of the Dreamweaver!"|
|2013||Doc McStuffins||Teddy B.|
|2013||Ultimate Spider-Man||Oliver Osnick/Steel Spider, Weird Kid||2 episodes|||
|2013||Doctor Lollipop||Nurse Crackers|
|2013–14||The Legend of Korra||Aye-Aye, Huan|||
|2014||Clarence||Sumo, Belson||Pilot episode only|||
|2014||Beware the Batman||Young Bruce Wayne||Episode: "Fall"|||
|2015||Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.||Thad||Episode: "Days of Future Smash, Part 5: The Tomorrow Smashers"|||
|2016, 2019||The Lion Guard||Kovu||Episodes: "Lions of the Outlands" and "Return to the Pride Lands"|||
|2017||DuckTales||Additional voices||2 episodes|
|2018||The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants||Additional Voices (Uncredited)|
- "Jason Marsden Biography (1975–)" Film Reference.
- "Official Dragonlance Movie Site – The Movie : Cast". dragonlance-movie.com.
- "Mars Presents - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2020-08-05.
- "On the Line with Jason Marsden". journeyofafrontman. 10 October 2015.
- Mary Macvean (July 25, 2015). "Yoga Blend studio aims for a community-minded, noncompetitive spirit". latimes.com. Retrieved June 16, 2020.
- "It's official! Nashville TN is now my permanent home!". Twitter.
- I Know That Voice. 2013.
- Blazenhoff, Rusty (October 3, 2013). "I Know That Voice, A Documentary About the World of Voice Acting". Laughing Squid. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014.
- "Behind The Voice Actors – Jason Marsden". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved June 27, 2015. – green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits
- 'Hocus Pocus' Turns 20: Meet the Voice Behind Binx the Talking Cat The Daily Beast, Retrieved July 17, 2015
- "Days of Future Smash: The Tomorrow Smashers". Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Season 2. Episode 23. June 7, 2015. Disney XD.
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