Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson (born June 6, 1961) is a North American actor and voice actor who has appeared in such films as John Waters' A Dirty Shame, Head of State, and the Nicole Kidman thriller The Invasion (film). He also appeared in For Richer or Poorer, Hearts in Atlantis, and the indy short Ted's 12.

Wes was the comedy co-host to the late Wolfman Jack on his last nationally syndicated radio program has spent many years in comedy troupes such as Fresh Victims, Gross National Product and The Loyal Opposition. His comic strip Martini 'N Clyde was a daily feature in The Washington Times, and his "Joe Fan" strip appears in Sports Fan Magazine [http://www.sportsfanmagazine.com] .

His television appearances include HBO's The Wire (TV series), , and America's Most Wanted. He played himself in the Space Ghost Coast to Coast episode "Surprise."

Voice acting

Wes' voice has appeared in cartoons, commercials and video games, including the popular Elder Scrolls series of games, including and , where he played such characters as Lucien Lachance, the Gray Fox, the Arena Announcer, and Sheogorath (in the Shivering Isles expansion), as well as the "default" voice for all the Imperial males.

He also lent his voice to , which features the voices of all five original TV Captains, and the video game .

Recently, he appeared in "Fallout 3" as the nefarious Mister Burke.

Wes is also the P.A. Announcer for the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals.

Wes makes regular appearances on "Broadminded" on XM 155, and reviews movies weekly for "The Chip Franklin Show" on KOGO in San Diego, CA, and The Shari Elliker Show on WBAL in Baltimore, MD.

Wes is married to his childhood sweetheart Kim Barrett Johnson, with whom he shares three boys [http://www.myspace.com/thistle62]

External links

* [http://www.wesjohnson.com/ Official site]
*imdb|id=0426432|name=Wes Johnson
* [http://www.myspace.com/wesjohnsoncomedy Myspace Profile for Wes Johnson]
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/09/26/PKGVR8S1DD1.DTL Article in San Francisco Chronicle]

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