January 24, 2011

Voice Actor - George DiCenzo

DiCenzo worked as a voice-over actor in both commercials and animation. His more notable voice credits include the villain Hordak on Filmation's He-Man spin-off, She-Ra, Princess of Power. He also played Bow and other minor characters on the series. DiCenzo also voiced Captain Lou Albano (the real-life wrestler and voice actor that died nearly a year ago) on Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling, John Blackstar on the 1981 series, Blackstar, and did several guest appearances on shows like Animaniacs and DuckTales.

He had a large on-screen presence in several series such as The Waltons, Hawaii Five-O, and NYPD Blue. One of his more memorable roles was that of Sam Baines in Back to the Future, the father of Marty's mother who appears during Marty's visit to 1955. DiCenzo passed away last August 9th at the age of 70.

Credit List:

All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show, The (1983, Animated Series) (additional voices)
Animaniacs (1993, Animated Series) Commandant "O Silly Mio/Puttin' on the Blitz/The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer Concert"
Batman: The Animated Series (1992, Animated Series) Ubu "The Demon's Quest, Part 2," "Avatar"
Blackstar (1981, Animated Series) John Blackstar
Challenge of the GoBots (1984, Animated Series) (additional voices)
DuckTales (1987, Animated Series) (additional voices)
Galtar and the Golden Lance (1985, Animated Series) Otar
Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible, The (1986, Animated Series (Direct-to-Video)) (additional voices) "Joshua and the Battle of Jericho"
Mafia (2002, Video Game) Salieri
Rock 'n' Wrestling (1985, Animated Series) Captain Lou Albano
She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985, Animated Series) Bow
  Duke Dreer "Troll's Dream"
  Sea Hawk
  Tung Lashor
  Vultak "Zoo Story," "Above It All"
Spider-Man (1981, Animated Series) Captain America "The Capture of Captain America"
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1983, Animated Series) Captain America / Steve Rogers "7 Little Superheroes," "Pawns of the Kingpin"
  Cyclops / Scott Summers "The X-Men Adventure"
  Lance Macho "Spidey Goes Hollywood"
Wildfire (1986, Animated Series) Aragon "The Highway Man"

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