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Seth MacFarlane

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (born October 26, 1973) is an American animator, writer, comedian, producer, actor, singer, voice actor, and director best known for creating the animated sitcoms Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters. A native of Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television shows, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken and Dexter's Laboratory, before creating his own series for 20th Century Fox entitled Family Guy in 1999. MacFarlane would go on to co-create American Dad! in 2005, The Winner in 2007 and The Cleveland Show in 2009 for 20th Century Fox. As an actor, he has made guest appearances on shows such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home and FlashForward. MacFarlane's interest in science fiction and fantasy has led to cameo and guest appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise and voicing the character of Johann Kraus in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy II: The Golden Army. In 2008, he created his own YouTube series entitled Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. As a performer, MacFarlane has sung at several venues, including Carnegie and Royal Albert Hall. MacFarlane has won several awards for his work on Family Guy, including two Primetime Emmy Awards, and an Annie Award. In 2009, he won the Webby Award for Film & Video Person of the Year. He has been a subject of criticism from television watchdog groups, such as the Parents Television Council, who regularly condemn Family Guy for its indecency. He occasionally speaks at universities and colleges throughout the United States, and is a supporter of gay rights. On the February 10, 2011 episode of the TBS variety nighttime talk-show series Conan, MacFarlane announced he is directing his first feature-length film, Ted. The film stars Mark Wahlberg as an adult, who as a child, wished his teddy bear would come to life. MacFarlane will be the voice and motion capture for the bear. It is currently in production and is scheduled for release sometime in 2012. MacFarlane has announced he is working on a debut album. The album, Music Is Better Than Words, has recently been finished and will be released in September 2011. It has been announced that MacFarlane will produce a revival of The Flintstones for the FOX network. Development will begin in fall 2011 and the first episode is scheduled to air in 2013. Description above from the Wikipedia article Seth MacFarlane, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Oct 26, 1973 In Kent, Connecticut, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Licence to Kill 1989-06-13
Latest Project:
Series 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2022
Known For
Poster of Tooth Fairy
Poster of Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Poster of Sands of Destruction
Poster of Infinite Ryvius
Series 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (archive footage) (uncredited) 2022
Movie Sing 2 Mike (voice) 2021-12-01
Series Travel with Dr. Trivia Ted (voice) 2017-06-02
Movie Logan Lucky Max Chilblain 2017-08-17
Movie Gwen Stefani: You Make It Feel Like Christmas Himself 2017-12-12
Series The Orville Ed Mercer 2017-09-10
Movie Sing Mike (voice) 2016-11-23
Movie Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert Self - Performer 2015-12-06
Movie Ted 2 Ted (voice) 2015-06-25
Movie A Million Ways to Die in the West Albert Stark 2014-05-22
Movie Robot Chicken: Christmas Specials Various 2014-11-18
Movie The Robot Chicken Lots of Holidays (But Don't Worry Christmas is Still in There Too So Pull the Stick Out of Your Ass Fox News) Special Santa Claus (voice) 2014-12-07
Movie Movie 43 Seth MacFarlane (segment 2013-01-01
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump Himself 2011-03-15
Movie Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap! Peter Griffin as Han Solo / Stewie Griffin as Darth Vader / Brian Griffin as Chewbacca / Glenn Quagmire as C-3PO / Carter Pewterschmidt as Emperor Palpatine / Roger as Moff Jerjerrod / Tim the Bear as Wickett / Live Studio Ostrich / Pee-wee Herman (voice) 2011-05-22
Movie Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert Himself 2011-09-30
Movie Tooth Fairy Ziggy 2010-01-14
Movie The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! I.S.R.A.E.L. (aka Intelligent Smart Robotic Animated Eraser Lady) (voice) 2010-03-18
Movie Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III Emperor Palpatine (voice) 2010-12-19
Movie Family Guy Presents: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side Peter Griffin as Han Solo / Brian Griffin as Chewbacca / Stewie Griffin as Darth Vader / Glenn Quagmire as C-3PO / Dr. Elmer Hartman as General Rieekan / Carter Pewterschmidt as Emperor Palpatine (voice) 2010-05-23
Movie Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff Himself 2010-08-15
Movie Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy 2009-05-12
Series FlashForward Unknown 2009-09-24
Series The Cleveland Show Tim the Bear (voice) 2009-09-27
Series Sands of Destruction Emperor Palpatine (voice) 2008-07-07
Movie Hellboy II: The Golden Army Johann (voice) 2008-07-11
Movie Shoppen Unknown 2007-05-02
Movie Penelope Unknown 2006-03-01
Movie Life Is Short Dr. Ned 2006-09-01
Series Talkshow with Spike Feresten Unknown 2006-09-16
Series American Dad! Stan Smith / Roger (voice) 2005-02-06
Movie Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Stewie Griffin / Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / Stuart 'Stu' Griffin / Bugs Bunny / Kool-Aid Guy / Additional Voices (voice) 2005-07-23
Series Too Late with Adam Carolla Unknown 2005-08-08
Movie Munich 2005-12-23
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Pitts 2003-03-30
Series Star Trek: Enterprise Unknown 2001-09-26
Series Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
Series Teen Choice Awards Unknown 1999-08-12
Series Family Guy Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / God / Kool-Aid Guy (voice) 1999-01-31
Series Infinite Ryvius Emperor Palpatine / Dr. Ball / Figrin D'an (voice) 1999-10-10
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The Life of Larry Seth MacFarlane / Larry Cummings / Steve / Lois Cummings / Man in Underwear / Captain Kirk / Mr. Spock / Sulu / Ensign Skippee / British Man / Jeremy / Tom Hanks / Alex Trebek / Preacher / God (voice) 1995-01-01
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Ghost Unknown 1990-07-12
Movie Licence to Kill Unknown 1989-06-13