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RobRackstraw

Robert "Rob" Rackstraw (born in Sunderland, England, October 31st, 1965) is a British voice actor who joined the US voice cast of Thomas & Friends in The Adventure Begins and the UK voice cast in Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure.

Other credits include "Bob the Builder", "Dennis and Gnasher", "Angelina Ballerina", "Engie Benjy", "Roary the Racing Car", "The Octonauts", "The Mr. Men Show", "Sooty's Amazing Adventures" and "Sooty Heights".

Voices

UK/US

UK

US

Online videos and additional content

Songs

  • Will You Won't You (performed)
  • Be Who You Are, And Go Far (performed)

Filmography

Films

  • Friendly Monsters:
    • A Monster Holiday (1994)
    • A Monster Easter (1994)
    • A Monster Christmas (1994)
  • Gogwana (2000)
  • Bob the Builder:
    • A Christmas to Remember (2001)
    • Building Friendships (2003)
    • Tool Power! (2003)
    • Snowed Under (2004)
    • Built to Be Wild (2006)
    • Race to the Finish Movie (2009)
    • The Legend of the Golden Hammer (2010)
    • Big Dino Dig (2011)
  • Renart the Fox (2005)
  • Zemanovaload (2005)
  • Angelina Ballerina: The Silver Locket (2007)
  • Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (2009)
  • Eats Shoots and Leaves (2011)
  • Chases and Fun Awesome Adventures Vol. Two: Races (2012)
  • Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure (2014)
  • Containment (2015)

Television

  • Avenger Penguins (1993)
  • Fantomcat (1995)
  • Gogs (1995-1996)
  • Sooty's Amazing Adventures (1996)
  • Pond Life (1996)
  • Soul Music (1997)
  • Wyrd Sisters (1997)
  • Bob the Builder (1999-2012)
  • Lavender Castle (1999)
  • Watership Down (1999)
  • The Lampies (2001)
  • Angelina Ballerina (2002)
  • Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto! (2002-2003)
  • Girls in Love (2003)
  • Metalheads (2003)
  • The Koala Brothers (2004)
  • Bob the Builder: Project Build It (2005-2006)
  • The Secret Show (2006-2007)
  • Chop Socky Chooks (2008)
  • The Mr. Men Show (2008)
  • Dennis & Gnasher (2009)
  • The Octonauts (2010-present)
  • Pet Squad (2011)
  • Poppy Cat (2011)
  • Zou (2013)
  • Boyster (2014)
  • Thomas & Friends (2015-present)
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Monster Musical (2015)

Games

  • Retribution (1994)
  • Realms of the Haunting (1997)
  • Dragon Quest: Journey of the Cursed King (2004)
  • Shinobido (2005)
  • The Witcher (2007)
  • Venetica (2009)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011)
  • Anno 2070 (2011)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel (2013)
  • The Raven (2013)
  • Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse (2013)
  • Blackguards (2014)
  • Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series (2014)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire (2015)

Trivia

  • He, along with Keith Wickham, Tim Whitnall, Steven Kynman and Teresa Gallagher, voice characters together on "The Mr. Men Show". Simcha Barbiro voiced one of his characters, Mr. Tickle, in the Hebrew dub.
  • He, Wickham and Gallagher currently voice characters together on "The Octonauts". Additionally Davey Moore, Dave Ingham, Mark Huckerby and Nick Ostler also have worked on the show. Gadi Levy voiced his character, Kwazii, in the Hebrew version.
  • He, David MenkinRupert Degas and Jules de Jongh voiced characters from "Chop Socky Chooks".
  • He, Dave Ingham, Dave Peacock, Michael Carrington, Paul Dawson, John Gilluley, Keith Wickham and Susan Roman all worked on "The Koala Brothers".
  • He, Paul Larson, Robin Kingsland, Paul Dawson, Abi Grant and Jan Needle worked on "Sooty".
  • He, David Menkin, Rupert Degas, Steven Kynman (who currently voices Lofty) and Lucy Montgomery (who currently voices Mayor Madison) voiced characters on "Bob the Builder". Both he and Menkin voiced Scoop. Marc Seal, Sharon Miller, Ross Hastings, Sam Barlow, Lee Pressman, Helen Farrall, Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson, James Mason, Simon Nicholson, Polly Churchill all wrote episodes for the show as well.
  • Both he and Ernesto Lezama voiced Roley from "Bob the Builder" in their respective languages.
  • He, John Hasler and David Holt voiced characters in "The Legends of Treasure Island".
  • He, Kerry Shale and Tim Whitnall voiced characters in "Roary the Racing Car".
  • Both he and John Hurt voiced characters in the "Watership Down" TV series.
  • Both he and Keith Wickham voiced characters on "The Secret Show."
  • He, Gallagher, Bob Golding, Rasmus Hardiker and Keith Scott all voiced characters in "Dennis & Gnasher".

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