Jess Harnell

Emmy Award-nominated voice actor Jess Harnell voices the role of Chilly, a stuffed snowman who spends a lot of time getting check-ups at the clinic, in Disney Junior’s Emmy –nominated animated series “Doc McStuffins.” He also stars as the voice of Cedric in Disney Junior’s hit series “Sofia the First” and Grim Gloom in Disney XD’s “The 7D.”

One of the preeminent voice actors in the business, Harnell’s voice can be heard in some of the biggest blockbuster animated films of all time including Disney’s “Finding Nemo,” “Up,” “Cars” and “Cars 2,” and all three “Toy Story” movies. He is the only actor to voice two major characters in the “Transformers” films.

On the small screen, Harnell has voiced characters on “The Simpsons,” “The Fairly Odd Parents,” and Disney Junior’s “Special Agent Oso” and “Jungle Junction.” His starring roles have included Captain Hero on Comedy Central’s hit series “Drawn Together,” Tim the Bear on “The Cleveland Show” and Wakko on Steven Spielberg’s “Animaniacs,” for which he won a Peabody Award.

Harnell’s other television credits include hosting the E! Television series “Celebrities Uncensored” and serving as the announcer for “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” He has also lent his voice to numerous television series, including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Chuck” and ABC’s “The Practice.”

Harnell’s voice has been featured in countless radio and television commercials, including national spots for Disney, McDonalds, Diet Coke, Fox, Kellogg’s and a series of spots for Sea World as the voices of both Shamu and Shamu Jr.

Harnell is also an accomplished musician. As the lead singer of the acclaimed 80’s metal/pop mash-up band “Rock Sugar,” he has toured the world, sharing the stage with such legendary rock icons as AC/DC, Slash and Aerosmith.

Originally from Teaneck, New Jersey, Harnell moved to Los Angeles at the age of ten and knew that he wanted to pursue a career as a performer. One of the top celebrity voice matches in the business, Harnell can impersonate over 150 celebrity voices – from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Ozzy Osbourne, Elvis Presley and all four Beatles, to Albert Brooks, Christopher Walken, Steve Perry, Willie Nelson, Pee Wee Herman and Rodney Dangerfield.