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Jeff Bennett
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Biographical information
Full name

Jeffrey Glen Bennett


October 2, 1962


Houston, Texas

Career information

1988 – Present


The Lion King
The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa
The Lion Guard

Jeff Bennett is an actor who voices Zazu in the "The Morning Report" sequence in The Lion King, Iron Joe in The Lion King 1½, Toucan Dan and the Natives in The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, and Zazu in The Lion Guard.


Bennett received his acting training from the Alley Theatre in Houston. His first voice-over role was in James Bond Jr., in which he voices Horace "I.Q." Boothroyd. After this role, he moved on to bigger roles, such as Brooklyn in Gargoyles and Petrie in The Land Before Time series from the second film onward. He will reprise his role as Petrie in the upcoming film The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave.

Bennett has voiced the Joker and other characters in Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Red Tornado in Young Justice. He also voices Zazu, the majordomo of Simba, for the IMAX edition's "Morning Report" number and in Disney's The Lion Guard.[1]

Disney Acting Credits

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