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John William DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is a prolific American voice actor. A native of North Plainfield, New Jersey, he is best known for his voice roles of Bender in Futurama, Jake the dog in Adventure Time, Dr. Drakken and Motor Ed in Kim Possible, Marcus Fenix in Gears of War and Gears of War 2, Rico In the Penguins of Madagascar series, and Wakka as well as Kimahri Ronso in Final Fantasy X.

He is also a former stand-up comedian, appearing on stage as part of a comic duo named "Red Johnny and the Round Guy" and has several on-screen credits, such as Steve Ballmer in Pirates of Silicon Valley (the docudrama about the history of Apple Computer and Microsoft) and as the recurring character Dr. Sean Underhill on Chicago Hope. However, DiMaggio is predominantly a voice actor, having been credited for roles such as: Animated films and anime John DiMaggio at the 2007 Comic Con in San Diego, California.

In TV shows, he voices as Deimos Madagascar in Wonder Woman, and as Rico The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

In video games, he voices Brother 2 in Afro Samurai, a marine raider in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Uka Uka in Crash: Mind over Mutant and Crash of the Titans, Tiny Tiger in Crash Nitro Kart, Wakka of Besaid and Kimahri Ronso in Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, and Migelo, Gilgamesh and many more in Final Fantasy XII.

John DiMaggio is a graduate of Rutgers University, as well as a member of Gamma Sigma (Rutgers).

He is also a highly skilled beat boxer, as can be heard in the Futurama episode "Luck of the Fryrish" as the character Noticeably F.A.T. and also in "Bender's Big Score", and recorded an a Capella version of the theme for two episodes with Billy West. He also beat boxed with Coolio, as Kwanzaa-bot, on Bender's Big Score.

He is now currently voicing as Jake from Adventure Time and in Samurai Jack, he voices The Scotsman and is set to return to voice his character for Season 5.

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Characters voiced by John DiMaggio

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