Billy West is a celebrated American voice actor, comedian and musician famed for voicing numerous television, film and video game characters. Some of his most notable voice-over works include voicing the character Stimpy on the animated television series The Ren & Stimpy Show and performing the voice of Philip J. Fry and several other characters on the animated science fiction sitcom Futurama. He is also famous for voicing Woody Woodpecker from 1999 to 2002. As a musician, he has played in a number of bands, including Billy West and The Grief Counselors.
According to him, he was born to an alcoholic and abusive father who tried killing him numerous times when he was young. He himself later grew up to become an alcohol and drug addict in his early 20s.
To me, it all comes down to things being character-driven. It's hard for me to look beyond that. CG and all this cool stuff - so be it. But to me, it pretty much begins and ends with character-driven plots rather than technologically-driven plots.Billy West
is a famous American voice actor,
who was born on
April 16, 1952. As a person born on this date, Billy West is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 16) and the 41st most popular for the year (1952).
People born on April 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Billy West is the 411th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Billy West's birthday, Billy West is the 2645th most famous American and ranks 102nd in famous people born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
In general, Billy West ranks as the 4759th
most popular famous person, and the 9th most popular voice actor of all time.
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