ANIMANIACS Panel – Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2021

Animaniacs voice actors Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Jess Harnell and Maurice Lamarche gave a virtual panel through Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2021 to talk about this hilarious animated show and the reboot, their careers and to answer fan questions.

Rob Paulsen is Animaniacs’ Yakko Warner, Pinky from Pinky and the Brain, Donatello and Raphael from TMNT… these are just a few characters he has portrayed. He has voiced characters in The Transformers, Ben 10, The Land Before Time, Kim Possible, Jimmy Neutron, Lilo and Stitch the Series, Teen Titans, Johnny Bravo, Justice League, Dexter’s Laboratory, The Tick, Aladdin, Darkwing Duck, and so many more animated features and videos games. Plus, he has had a few live action roles as well.

Tress MacNeille is Dot Warner in Animaniacs, but is also known for roles in Micky and the Roadster Racers, The Simpsons, Disenchantment, PJ Masks, Puppy Dog Pals, Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs!, Ducktales, The Powerpuff Girls and Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Nutty Tales to name a few.

Jess Harnell is well known for his roles as Wakko Warner in Animaniacs, but is also known for Transformers Ironhide, Crash Bandicoot and Blast Zone. Other roles include parts in Blaze and the Monster Machines, The History of Swear Words, Puppy Dogs Pals, Elena of Avalor, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Sofia the First and Mighty Magiswords.

Maurice LaMarche is known for The Brain from Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain, Kif Kroker on Futurama, Yosemite Sam and Mr. Big from Zootopia. Other roles include parts on American Dad, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Rick and Morty, Spongebob Squarepants and many more.

Check out the Animaniacs reboot today!

Panel moderated by Mike Gregorek.

To learn more about Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2021 and the autographs, one-on-one video chats and recorded messages that are available for purchase, please visit

About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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