|Dee Bradley Baker|
|Born:||August 31, 1962|
Dee Bradley Baker (born August 31, 1962) is an American voice actor. He is noted for his long-running-role as Klaus Heissler in American Dad! and other various characters including Squilliam Fancyson and Bubble Bass in the hit TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, Nightcrawler in X-Men: Legends and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. He is also best known for his voice-work on Avatar: The Last Airbender, Codename: Kids Next Door, Phineas and Ferb, Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, Batman: Arkham City, the Ben 10 franchise, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Halo, Gears of War, Portal 2 and Left 4 Dead 2. He also made an appearance in the Big Time Rush episode, Big Time School of Rocque.Baker was born in Indiana and grew up in Greeley, Colorado. He started performing at the age of nine and steadily worked in musicals, operas, plays, and stand up until college. He is a graduate of Colorado College, located in Colorado Springs, where he studied Philosophy, Biology and German. He worked as a stage actor, stand-up comedian, and singer after college, which led him to Los Angeles where he established his career as a voice actor.
In addition to voice acting credits, Baker has appeared on game shows such as Legends of the Hidden Temple (where he voiced Olmec, credited as "Dee Baker") and Shop 'til You Drop. As of 2007, he is the voice of Captain Jack Sparrow's talking parrot in the newly refurbished Pirates of the Caribbean rides at Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom. He voiced the "Pig George", in the movie My Brother the Pig (1999).
He resides with his wife Michelle and their two daughters in Los Angeles.