Robert Fredrick "Rob" Paulsen III (born March 11, 1956), often credited as Rob Paulsen, is an American voice actor and singer, best known as the voice behind Raphael from the 1987 cartoon of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yakko Warner and Dr. Otto Scratchansniff from Animaniacs, Pinky from Pinky and the Brain and Animaniacs, and Donatello in the recent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series. His role as Pinky won him a Daytime Emmy Award for male vocal performance.
In total, Paulsen has been the voice of over 250 different animated characters and performed in over 1000 commercials. He continues to play parts in dozens of cartoons as well as characters in animated feature movies.
Rob also hosts his own weekly podcast called Talkin' Toons, in which he gives tips to prospective voice actors and also interviews several high profile voice actors, including Dee Bradley Baker. Most of his podcasts reminisce on Animaniacs.