The Info List - Paul Rugg

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Paul Kevin Rugg (born October 21, 1960) is an American screenwriter, producer, voice actor, and puppeteer.


1 Biography 2 Filmography

2.1 Television 2.2 Film 2.3 Video games 2.4 Webisodes 2.5 Miscellaneous

3 Crew work 4 External links

Biography[edit] Rugg has worked extensively in the field of animation. His list of credits include writing for, co-producing, and playing the voices of several cartoon characters, first being credited as "Mr. Director" (a Jerry Lewis-esque character) from Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs. Afterwards, he voiced the title character in Steven Spielberg Presents Freakazoid and the Histeria portrayal of Nostradamus, as well as the main recurring villain, the Dark Lord Chuckles The Silly Piggy in the Disney series Dave the Barbarian. Recently, he has provided the voice of Barbra for Cartoon Network's Secret Mountain Fort Awesome. Rugg also appeared live as the eccentric character "Manny" in the ABC Kids short Manny the Uncanny. Rugg created and directed The Sam Plenty Cavalcade of Action Show Plus Singing with Mitch Schauer, on behalf of The Jim Henson Company. He also played the voice of Principal Rotwood in the Disney Channel Original series American Dragon Jake Long. Rugg was once—along with Adam Carolla
Adam Carolla
and John P. McCann
John P. McCann
(his co-producer on Freakazoid)—an improvisational actor at the Acme Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles, where he created the character Manny the Uncanny. Rugg was recruited to the Warner Brothers Television Animation team headed up by Jean MacCurdy
Jean MacCurdy
and Tom Ruegger and was a key contributor to their various series in the 1990s. Rugg recently moderated a panel about some of the classic series produced during this time at Comic-Con in 2008. (Participants included Paul Dini, Jean MacCurdy, John P. McCann, and Andrea Romano). Paul Rugg
Paul Rugg
later worked with Brian Henson
Brian Henson
when he took up puppeteer work for Puppet Up and other projects of the Jim Henson Company
Jim Henson Company
under its "Henson Alternative" banner. In 2010, Paul Rugg, along with Tom Ruegger, Sherri Stoner, Nathan Ruegger and John P. McCann
John P. McCann
appeared in The Nostalgia Critic's Animaniacs
Tribute and was interviewed by The Critic.[1] Rugg has been nominated for several Emmys, and has received three. He lives up the coast from Los Angeles with his wife and daughter. Filmography[edit] Television[edit]

American Dragon: Jake Long – Professor Rotwood Animaniacs
– Mr. Director, Clown, Additional Voices Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
– Cosmo, Ed the Courier Dave the Barbarian – The Dark Lord Chuckles the Silly Piggy DreamWorks Dragons – Savage Freakazoid – Freakazoid, Paul Harvey Histeria – Nostradamus, Charles Darwin, Eli Whitney, Merriwether Lewis, Montezuma, Qinshihuangdi, Sergei Eisenstein Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Master Yao Pig Goat Banana Cricket – Cricket Pinky and the Brain
Pinky and the Brain
– Sultana Sultana Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
– Dr. Portio Secret Mountain Fort Awesome
Secret Mountain Fort Awesome
– Gweelok The 7D – Lord Starchbottom The Adventures of Puss in Boots
The Adventures of Puss in Boots
– Artephius Toonsylvania
– Seth Tuber's Mother The Modifyers
The Modifyers
– Baron Vain, Katz Meddlen Meadows – Bacculas My Science Fiction Project – Manlor Wagner, Chancellor Maniac


The Ant Bully
The Ant Bully
– Ant #5 The Country Bears
The Country Bears
– TV Reporter Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright
Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright
– Steve Trilby Wakko's Wish
Wakko's Wish
– Mr. Director

Video games[edit]

EverQuest II
EverQuest II
– Calig Shauwls, Captain Ganwail, Dailin Blainin, Drammer Quickblade, Haunt of Solusek Mines, Lord Fannos Stormhelm Hitman: Blood Money – Additional Voices Xiaolin Showdown – Dojo Kanojo Cho


Alt/Reality – Various Puppet for President – Marvin E. Quasniki Simian Undercover Detective Squad – Captain Marion Futz


Puppet Up! – Himself, Various Nostalgia Critic
Nostalgia Critic
– Himself

Crew work[edit]

– Story Editor, Writer Freakazoid – Writer Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Writer Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
– Developer, Writer Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
– Writer The Looney Tunes Show
The Looney Tunes Show
– Writer The Sam Plenty Cavalcade of Action Show Plus Singing! – Creator, Director Tiny Toon Adventures
Tiny Toon Adventures
– Writer Toonsylvania
– Creative Consultant The 7D – Writer

External links[edit]

Paul Rugg's blog Sam Plenty