Other Interesting Bruce Lanoil Facts And Trivia

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Feb 08, 2024 By Oluwapelumi Iwayemi
Originally Published on Feb 20, 2023
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Bruce Lanoil is a famous American voice actor and puppeteer.
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About Bruce Lanoil

Bruce Lanoil was born on July 5, 1960, and hails from Brooklyn, New York.

Bruce Lanoil is a voice actor, famous puppeteer, muppeteer, suit performer, and teaching artist from the United States of America. With all the voicing and puppeteering to his credit, Bruce Lanoil is one of a kind in the United States entertainment industry.

The American actor and puppeteer Bruce Lanoil primarily works for two leading American entertainment companies. They are The Jim Henson Company, located in Los Angeles, California, and The Walt Disney Company, California. Lanoil works periodically with the British puppeteer David Alan Barclay who also works for The Jim Henson Company. He attended Nassau Community College, United States, from 1978-1979. After that, Bruce enrolled in the California State University, Northridge, from 1979-1982, majoring in Theater. Bruce Lanoil voiced in 'The Cat In The Hat', 'Fox In Socks', 'The Lion King' (voice double), 'Kingdom Hearts II', 'Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure' (voice sample), 'The Muppets', 'Where The Wild Things Are', 'Dr. Dolittle', 'Jack Frost', 'The Flintstones In Viva Rock Vegas', 'Cats And Dogs', 'Moneybone', 'Looney Tunes: Back In Action', 'Disney Think Fast', 'Muppets Take The Bowl', and 'The Muppets Take The O2'.

Bruce Lanoil's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bruce Lanoil's net worth?

Bruce Lanoil's net worth is estimated to be between $1-5million.

How much does Bruce Lanoil earn per year?

Bruce Lanoil's yearly income has yet to be revealed to the media.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bruce Lanoil?

Bruce Lanoil's height has not been revealed to the public.

How old is Bruce Lanoil?

Bruce Lanoil was born on July 5, 1960, and is 62 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Much of Bruce Lanoil's childhood information is undisclosed. Bruce Lanoil was born in Brooklyn, New York, on July 5, 1960. He enrolled in Nassau Community College in the United States from 1978-1979. In 1979, he attended California State University, Northridge, majoring in Theater for four years.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Bruce Lanoil once said he grew up with his family in a one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn. He also said his paternal grandparents were emigrants. Bruce Lanoil's family is Jewish; thus, he was unwelcome among his friends. But the little friends he made were cherished by him for a lifetime.

Who is Bruce Lanoil's partner?

Bruce Lanoil is not known to be in a relationship.

Career And Professional Highlights

The American actor Bruce is a person of many talents. He is a suit and face performer and did many puppet voices. Bruce's career as a voice actor, puppeteer, and performer range from films to video games. His filmography is scattered in 'Spaced Invaders' (1990), where he gave voice to Pez; in 'The Flintstones In Viva Rock Vegas' (2000), he voiced for characters; 'Monkeybone' (2001), he voiced for Street Squash; 'Looney Tunes: Back In Action', he voiced Pepe Le Pew. Bruce also served as a puppeteer in the following movies: 'Where The Wild Things Are', 'Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore', 'Muppets Most Wanted', and 'The Adventure Of Pinocchico'.

Bruce Lanoil's work in the television sector can be seen in the following entertainment productions: 'Nanny & Isaish Series', 'Popples', 'Perfect Strangers', 'The Legend Of Prince Valiant', 'ABC Weekend Specials', 'Dinosaurs', 'The Adventures Of Timmy The Tooth', 'Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree', 'The Wubbulous World Of Dr. Seuss', 'Muppets On Wheels', 'Aliens In The Family', 'Muppets Tonight', 'Family Guy', 'Studio DC: Almost Live', 'Teeny Tiny Dogs', 'Good Luck Charlie', 'No, You Shut Up!', 'Lady Gaga And The Muppets' Holiday Spectacular', 'Grid Smasher', 'Oscar's Hotel For Fantastical Creatures', 'The Muppets', 'Mr. Neighbor's House', and 'Bob The Builder'.

Besides voicing in films and television series, Bruce Lanoil also worked in video games. In the action game 'Ys I' and 'Ys II', Bruce gave voice to the character Luta Gemma in the English version of this Japanese game. He also voiced Timon in the video games: 'Kingdom Hearts II' (2005), 'Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+' (2007), 'Disney's Wild About Safety Shorts' and 'Disney Think Fast' (2008). Bruce's voice also is heard in 'The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge' (2004) and 'Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure' (2011).

Best Known For…

Bruce Lanoil is best known for his puppeteering.

Bruce Lanoil's Hobbies And Interests

From his childhood, Bruce Lanoil was interested in acting and always ensured to use his sense of humor to bring joy.

Other Interesting Bruce Lanoil Facts And Trivia

  • According to the astrologers, Bruce Lanoil's Zodiac sign is Cancer!
  • The puppeteer Bruce Lanoil owns a LinkedIn profile with more than 500+ connections. In the Bio-note, Lanoil identifies as a "Muppeteer, Teaching Artist, Digital Puppeteer, Voice Artist".
  • The puppeteer Bruce Lanoil was interviewed on the 49th episode of 'Nostalgia Talk!' which was streamed on YouTube on August 26, 2022.

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