Peter Cullen

Peter Cullen

Highest Rated: 90% Bumblebee (2018)

Lowest Rated: 0% Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)

Birthday: Jul 28, 1941

Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Peter Cullen is a Canadian-born voice actor best known as the voice of Optimus Prime in the "Transformers" animated and live-action film and TV franchise. The Montreal-born Cullen was a member of the first graduating class of the National Theatre School of Canada. Despite being classically trained, Cullen turned to voice acting in the early 1980s, earning roles on various French-Canadian children's programs. Soon major American studios came calling, and Cullen was cast in voice parts on dozens of animated shows, most notably as the voice of the mopey donkey Eeyore on "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh"; he has played the role in various Pooh-related films and TV shows since 1988. But Cullen's most memorable and enduring role was his voicing of Autobots leader Optimus Prime in the original animated TV series "The Transformers." Cullen's reedy voice proved so perfect for the part that he was cast in all of the franchise's subsequent adaptations, including a 1986 animated feature film "The Transformers: The Movie," and Michael Bay's live-action hits "Transformers" (2007) and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (2009).

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Movies

Credit
90% 74% Bumblebee Optimus Prime (Voice) $127.2M 2018
15% 43% Transformers: The Last Knight Optimus Prime (Voice) $130.1M 2017
17% 50% Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime (Voice) $245.4M 2014
No Score Yet 83% Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising Optimus Prime (Voice) - 2013
35% 55% Transformers: Dark of the Moon Optimus Prime (Voice) $352.4M 2011
20% 57% Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Optimus Prime (Voice) $402.1M 2009
No Score Yet 86% My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too Eeyore (Voice) - 2009
No Score Yet 25% My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Hundred Acre Wood Haunt Eeyore (Voice) - 2008
58% 85% Transformers Optimus Prime (Voice) $319M 2007
No Score Yet 33% My Friends Tigger and Pooh Super Sleuth Christmas Movie: 100 Acre Wood Downhill Challenge Unknown (Voice) - 2007
No Score Yet 59% Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie Eeyore (Voice) - 2005
80% 69% Pooh's Heffalump Movie Eeyore (Voice) - 2005
No Score Yet 64% Winnie the Pooh: Springtime With Roo Eeyore (Voice) - 2004
70% 63% Piglet's Big Movie Eeyore (Voice) - 2003
No Score Yet 71% Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year Eeyore (Voice) - 2002
No Score Yet 67% The Book of Pooh: Stories From the Heart Eeyore (Voice) - 2001
62% 62% The Tigger Movie Eeyore (Voice) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving Eeyore (Voice) - 1999
33% 71% Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin Eeyore (Voice) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet PowerMasters Unknown (Voice) - 1987
43% 66% G.I. Joe: The Movie Zandar/Nemesis Enforcer/Scientist (Voice) - 1987
63% 88% The Transformers: The Movie Optimus Prime/Ironhide (Voice) $5.5M 1986
No Score Yet 73% My Little Pony Grundle / Ahgg (Voice) $4.4M 1986
No Score Yet 52% Heathcliff: The Movie Unknown (Voice) - 1986
20% 47% GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Pincher/Tombstone/Stones (Voice) $531.9K 1986
0% 79% Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer Murky / Cassie Monster / Glitterbot / Guard / Skydancer / Slurthic (Voice) $4.8M 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bigfoot and the Muscle Machines Arthur Ravenscroft (Voice) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Robotix Boltar (Voice) - 1985
No Score Yet 100% Heidi's Song Gruffle (Voice) - 1982

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Transformers Rescue Bots Optimus Prime (Voice) 2014-2016 2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Transformers Prime Optimus Prime/Orion Pax (Voice) 2010-2013
9% No Score Yet Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Voice) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Unknown (Voice) 1988-1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers Unknown (Voice) 1989-1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Yogi Bear Show Ranger Roubideux (Voice) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs Cmdr. Eagle/Nemesis (Voice) 1987-1988
No Score Yet 92% DuckTales J. Gander Hoover (Guest Voice) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Transformers Optimus Prime/Ironhide/Joe (Voice) 1984-1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rambo: The Force of Freedom Sgt. Havoc (Voice) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ghostbusters Unknown (Character) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rainbow Brite Unknown (Voice) 1984-1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Scooby & Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour Lucky (Voice) 1982
No Score Yet 98% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet 67% Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Mysterio (Guest Voice) 1981

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