Peter Cullen

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  • Birth Name: Peter Claver Cullen
  • Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Profession: Voice actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was a member of the very first graduating class of the National Theatre School of Canada.
  • First voice-over role was announcing the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1967.
  • Has voiced the Transformers character Optimus Prime for over three decades.
  • Based his Optimus Prime voice on his older brother, a retired Marine Corps soldier.
  • First actor to give a voice to Nintendo's mascot Mario, on the Saturday Supercade series.

Relationships

  • Clay Cullen — Son
  • Claire — Daughter
  • Michaela Tomlinson — Sister
  • Sonny Cullen — Brother
  • Angus Cullen — Son
  • Pilar — Daughter
  • Larry Cullen — Brother
  • Muriel McCann — Mother
  • Henry L. Cullen — Father

College

  • National Theater School of Canada, Montreal, Quebec (1963)

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter Claver Cullen
  • Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Profession: Voice actor