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Frank Welker (1946 - )

All roles listed on this page are voice-overs in live-action and animated films. (he however ‘lived’ in all his live-action work).
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Frank Welker

Film deathsEdit

  • Gremlins (1984) [Stripe]: Melts (along with all his eggs) after being exposed to sunlight when Gizmo (voice of Howie Mandel) pulls down the window blinds.
  • Cat's Eye (1985) [General/Troll]: "Troll" is shredded by a fan after General turns a record player he's hanging onto to super speed. "General" survives the movie.
  • The Transformers: The Movie (1986) (animated) [Megatron/Skywarp/Soundwave/Rumble/Frenzy/Wheelie]: "Megatron" ceases to be, personality wise, when he is reformatted into Galvatron (Leonard Nimoy) by Unicron (Orson Welles) after being jettisoned into space by Starscream (Chris Latta) along with several other mortally damaged Decepticons. Although not voiced in the movie, "Skywarp", also voiced by Frank Welker in the TV series, ceases to be, personality wise, when he is reformatted in the same situation as "Megatron". "Soundwave", "Rumble", "Frenzy" and "Wheelie" survive the movie.
  • Troll (1986) [Torok/Guardian Beast]: The Guardian Beast is stabbed in the chest with an enchanted spear by Torok after trying to attack Jenny Beck causing it to explode. Torok survives.
  • The Land Before Time (1988; animated) [Sharptooth]: "Sharptooth" drowns in the lake after Littlefoot and his friends pushed a rock on him. (Note: numberous other "Sharptooth" dinosaurs were used in the straight-to-video sequels, but they were different ones.)
  • The Prince And The Pauper (1990; animated short) [The King/Archbishop]: "The King" dies of an unspecified illness with Mickey (Wayne Allwine) by his side. "Archbishop" survives the movie.
  • Graveyard Shift (1990) [Giant Mutant Bat]: Ground up in a cotton picker machine after getting its tail caught in the gears when David Andrews turns it on by firing a soda can with a slingshot at the start button.
  • Hudson Hawk (1991) [Bunny The Dog]: Knocked out a window down a cliff into a moat when Bruce Willis shoots him in the mouth with a tennis ball launcher.
  • Aladdin (1992) [Abu/Raja/Cave of Wonders]: Voicing these three characters, "Cave" collapses into dust, trapping Aladdin (Scott Weinger) and his pet monkey, "Abu". (Both "Abu" and "Raja" survive the film.)
  • Dollman Vs The Demonic Toys (1993) [Baby Oopsie Daisy]: Shot to death by Tim Thomerson.
  • Congo (1995) [Mutant Gorillas]: Some of them are shot to death with assault rifles by Dylan Walsh and Ernie Hudson, several are shot to pieces with a laser gun by Laura Linney, and the remainder are incinerated when a volcano erupts in their lair.
  • Toy Story (1995; animated) [Scud]: Although uncredited, it is unknown that a bull terror had died in traffic while chasing Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen). (Played for semi-comic effect.)
  • Balto (1995; animated) [The Bear]: Providing the roars/growls/vocalizations of a large bear, the bear drowns in a frozen lake when the ice breaks under him before he can kill Balto the part-wolf/dog (voiced by Kevin Bacon) whilst having him trapped on the ice.
  • Independence Day (1996) [Aliens]: Most of them die after Jeff Goldblum and Will Smith destroys their ship with a nuclear bomb after infecting their ships with viruses causes them to malfunction and are blown up by Earth's defenses.
  • Mars Attacks! (1996) [Martians]: Most of the Martians die when their heads explode after hearing Slim Whitman's yodeling (Note: Welker only voices the Martian's English translations.)
  • Godzilla (1998) [Godzilla/Baby Godzilla]: Blown up by soldiers after they drop bombs in Madison Square Garden where the nest of baby zillas are resting. "Godzilla" is killed by missiles fired by the F-18s after being tangled and trap on the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Bone Poison Way (1998) [Frog/Brids]: Animal Frog Killed in building with ( Voiced of Jeff Rock ) and Birds.two Birds kill Frog.He dies and the other day that (Bill Murray).he try to make meat frog. Voiced of (Chris Rock) he has been a long Day.
  • Deep Blue Sea (1999) [Parrot]: Eaten by one of the sharks as it attempts to fly to his owner (LL Cool J).
  • Scooby Doo (2002) [Creatures]: Most of the creatures explode after being exposed to sunlight.
  • Finding Nemo (2003) [Anglerfish]:
  • Atlantis II: Milo’s Return (2003; video)
  • Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007) [Fleb]: Killed in an explosion, alongside Schlump (Maurice LaMarche), when the Planet Express ship fires a Doomsday device at their own ship.
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) [Soundwave/Devastator/Grindor/Ravage/Reedman]: "Grindor" has his head ripped in half by Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen). "Devastator" is shot to pieces with a railgun by the U.S. Army. "Ravage" has his spine ripped out by Bumblebee. "Soundwave" and "Reedman" survive the movie.
  • Alice In Wonderland (2010) [Frog Footman/various voices]: Playing several voices, the "Frog Footman" is decapitated (off screen) after Helena Bonham Carter puts him to death for eating her tarts; we last see him being dragged by her guards.
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) [Soundwave/Shockwave/Barricade]: "Shockwave" is killed when his eye is ripped out by Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen). "Soundwave" is decapitated by a laser cannon blast from Bumblebee. "Barricade" survives the movie.
  • Brave (2012; animated) [Mor'du]: Crushed by the great stone while attempting to kill Kelly Macdonald (Merida); he later appears as a spirit and thanks Kelly for freeing his soul before disappearing.
  • Frankenweenie (2012; animated) [Sparky]: Playing the voice of a dog, he's run over by a car; he returns from the dead by Victor (voiced by Charlie Tahan). He dies again after a flaming windmill collapses on him (while fighting with a mutated Mr. Whiskers) and he is brought back to life once again when the townsfolk attach their car batteries to his body.
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part II (2013) [Mayor Stevenson/Frank/Lt. O'Halloran]: Frank is poisoned to death by the Joker's (Michael Emerson) Joker Venom; Mayor Stevenson and Lt. O'Halloran survive the movie.
  • Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) [Megatron/Canopy]: "Canopy" is struck by a missile and dies. "Megatron" survives the movie.

TV deathsEdit

  • The Smurfs: Springtime Special (1982; animated) [Hefty Smurf/Ducky]: Ducky is shot to death by Balthazar (Keene Curtis) while aiming for Papa Smurf (Don Messick), he is later brought back to life by Mother Nature (June Foray); Hefty Smurf survives.
  • The Smurfs: Squeaky (1982; animated) [Hefty Smurf/Squeaky]: Squeaky dies of smoke inhalation after saving Papa Smurf (Don Messick) from a fire; Hefty Smurf survives.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Sawdust and Toonsil (1990) [Gogo Dodo/Silas Wonder]: Silas Wonder falls to his death off a cliff in his train after the bridge to Wacky Land disappears trying to catch Gogo, Buster (Charlie Adler), Babs (Tress MacNeille), and Plucky (Joe Alaskey), he is then seen in Hell.
  • Alvin and the Chipmunk: Daytona Jones and the Pearl of Wisdom (1990;animated) [Roland Bellyache]: Falls to his death after he chooses the wrong pearl activating a trap which causes the floor to crumble underneath him.
  • Jonny's Golden Quest (1993 TV) [Snipe]: Killed by some reanimated replicants under the control of Hadji (Rob Paulsen).
  • Animaniacs: Hot, Bothered, and Bedeviled (1993) [Saddam Hussein\Various]: Saddam Hussein is burned to death after Satan (Ron Perlman) opens up a portal to Hell causing him to fall into a lava pit. (Played for comic effect).
  • Animaniacs: Baghdad Cafe (1993) [Sodarn Hinsane/Various]: Killed in an explosion when Slappy Squirrel (Sherri Stoner) stuffs firecrackers down his pants launching him into the sky and causing him to land on a land mine. (Played for comic effect).
  • Mighty Max: Armageddon Outta Here (1994) [Lava Lord/Warmonger]: Lava Lord falls to his death after Skullmaster (Tim Curry) causes an earthquake. Warmonger is vaporized by an energy blast from Skullmaster's staff.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Night Ghoulery (1995) [Furrball/Various]: Furrball is electrocuted to death by his proton pack after Sneezer (Kath Soucie) sneezes the ray back at him, he is then seen as a ghost. The rest of his characters survive. (Played for comic effect)
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Ndovu's Last Journey (1996; animated) [Ndovu]: Dies peacefully in the elephant graveyard, he returns as vision along with Masai (voiced by Brock Peters).
  • Gargoyles: Future Tense (1996; animated) [Bronx]: Disintegrated into nothingness along with Matt Bluestone (voiced by Tom Wilson) and Claw (non-speaking role) by the robots. Near the end of the episode, it was revealed to be Puck's (voiced by Brent Spiner) illusion; Bronx survives the episode and eventually the entire series.
  • Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm: Skin Deep (1996; animated) [Six-headed Creature]: Destroyed by a fireball from Liu Kang (Brian Tochi).
  • Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm: Swords of Ilkan (1996; animated) [Energy Creature]: Destroyed by Sonya Blade (Olivia d'Abo) with one of the Swords of Ilkan.
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Rock of Rages (1996; animated) [Golem/Bandit/Driver]: "Golem" is destroyed when Jonny Quest (voiced by Quinton Flynn) disfigures the symbol on his head using scriv and disables it, then crumbles apart. "the Driver" perished as his helicopter crashes and explodes on Golem. Bandit survives!
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: General Winter (1997; animated) [Professor Gunther Ericson/Bandit]: "Professor Gunther Ericson" is shot and killed by General Vostok (vocied by Mark Hamill). Bandit lives.
  • Megas XLR: Coop D'Etat (2004) [Gyven]: Possibly destroyed among with the rest of the Halcyon Knights when Coop (voiced by David DeLuise) accidentally set everything on fire which also cause Halcyon to blow up.
  • Transformers Prime: Deadlock (2013) [Megatron]: Stabbed in the chest by Bumblebee (Will Friedle) with his sword. (He was later resurrected by Unicron (John Noble) in "Predicons Rising".)

Video Game DeathsEdit

  • Transformers the Game (2007) (2007) [Megatron]: In the official story mode of the game (autoboot campaign, Xbox 360/Wii/PC/PlayStation 2/PlayStation 3 versions), he is killed by Peter Cullen by shoving the allspark into his chest.

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