Will Ryan

Actor, Writer, Soundtrack

Actor, Writer, Soundtrack


Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Will Ryan began a career in music. He later became 'Willio' of the comedic singing group Willio & Phillio. The duo relocated to California where they got the opportunity to write and record wacky songs for Disneyland Records. Mr. Ryan also began providing voices for many of Disney's characters and after just a few ...
Birth date
1939-11-13
Awards
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Height
6' (1.83 m)

Known For


The Land Before Time
The Land Before Time
Petrie (1988)
An American Tail
An American Tail
Digit (1986)
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid
Seahorse (1989)
The Wizard of Speed and Time
The Wizard of Speed and Time
All the Unions / Mr. President (1988)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorWalt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection
(Video) Peg-Leg Pete (voice)
2015
ActorImitation of Wife
(Short) Sam Shooster
2015
ActorSchmo Boat
(Short) Sam Shooster
2015
ActorThe Adventures of Biffle and Shooster
Sam Shooster
2015
ActorLittle Charmers
(TV Series) - Charm Your Mom Day/A Charming Campout (2015) ... (voice)
2015
ActorBride of Finklestein
(Short) Sam Shooster
2015
ActorThe Biffle Murder Case
(Short) Sam Shooster
2015
ActorMickey Mouse Clubhouse
(TV Series) Willie the Giant - Sea Captain Mickey (2014) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - Mickey's Farm Fun-Fair! (2013) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - Quest for the Crystal Mickey! (2013) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - The Go-Getters (2011) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - Goofy's Giant Adventure (2011) ... Willie the Giant (voice) Show all 16 episodes
2006-2014
ActorGet a Horse!
(Short) Peg-Leg Pete (voice)
2013
ActorIt's a Frame-Up!
(Short) Sam Shooster
2013
ActorBubble Puppy's Fin-tastic Fairytale Adventure
(TV Movie) (voice)
2012
ActorComplimentary
(Short) Bartender
2011
ActorFamily Guy
(TV Series) Winnie the Pooh - Road to the North Pole (2010) ... Winnie the Pooh (voice)
2010
ActorVegan 101
(TV Series) Shane - Vegan Potluck (2009) ... Shane
2009
ActorMickey's Great Clubhouse Hunt
(Video) Willie the Giant (voice)
2007
ActorLaurel & Hardy: The Fox Years
(Video short) Narrator
2006
ActorLittle Dogs on the Prairie: Lyin', Cheatin' and a Lollipop
(Video short) Scout (voice)
2006
ActorHi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
(TV Series short) Wall / Muscle Bound Guy / Defensive End / ... - Tooth Decay/Gridiron Maidens/Sound Off (2006) ... Muscle Bound Guy / Defensive End / Riptide's Coach / ... (voice) - Jungle Prom/Truth or Dare/Sumo Kaz (2006) ... Wasabi / Sumo Wrestler (voice) - Motor Psycho Mama/Oldie AmiYumi/Trouble with Mimes (2006) ... (voice) - Movie Madness/Stop the Presses/Hired Help (2006) ... Wall (voice) - Secret Origin/Legend of Mei Pie/Under the Hood (2006) ... Rumaki / Old Camper 3 (voice) Show all 9 episodes
2004-2006
ActorLittle Dogs on the Prairie: Pride, Prejudice and Fudge
(Video short) Scout (voice)
2006
ActorWonder Showzen
(TV Series) The Letter P - Body (2006) ... The Letter P (voice)
2006
ActorLittle Dogs on the Prairie: A Lotta Love and a Little Off the Top
(Video short) Scout (voice)
2006
ActorLooney Tunes: Back in Action
Papa Bear (voice)
2003
ActorHouse of Mouse
(TV Series) Willie the Giant - Halloween with Hades (2002) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - House of Genius (2002) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - House of Scrooge (2002) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - The Mouse Who Came to Dinner (2001) ... Willie the Giant (voice) - Timon & Pumbaa (2001) ... Willie the Giant (voice)
2001-2002
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: The Caves of Qumran
(Video short) (voice)
2002
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: The Last Days of Eugene Meltsner
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
2000
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Escape from the Forbidden Matrix
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
2000
ActorCourage the Cowardly Dog
(TV Series) Duck Brothers - Little Muriel/The Great Fusilli (2000) ... (voice) - Revenge of the Chicken from Outer Space/Journey to the Center of Nowhere (2000) ... (voice) - The Snowman Cometh/The Precious, Wonderful, Adorable, Loveable Duckling (2000) ... (voice) - Queen of the Black Puddle/Everyone Wants to Direct (2000) ... (voice) - The Hunchback of Nowhere/The Gods Must Be Goosey (2000) ... (voice) Show all 12 episodes
1999-2000
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: A Stranger Among Us
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1998
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Baby Daze
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1998
ActorAriel's Story Studio
(Video Game) Herald the Seahorse (voice)
1997
ActorYoung Pocahontas
(Video short) (voice)
1997
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: In Harm's Way
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1997
ActorThe Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat
(TV Series short) Voices / Medic Guardian 1 / Mr. Gross Ghost / ... - Wizards and Lizards/The Evil Donut/An Auto Biography (1997) ... Voices (uncredited) - The Fuzzy Bunny Show/The Milky Way (1996) ... Voices (uncredited) - The Punderground/Nightmare on Oak Street/Star Trash (1996) ... Voices (uncredited) - Felix's Big Splash/Gross Ghost/Swedish Meatballs (1995) ... Medic Guardian 1 / Mr. Gross Ghost / Pesky Ghost / ... (voice) - Love at First Slice/Space Case/Peg Leg Felix (1995) ... Voices (uncredited) Show all 8 episodes
1995-1997
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: A Twist in Time
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1997
ActorRotten Ralph
(Video short)
1996
ActorThe Story of Santa Claus
(TV Movie) Additional Voices (voice)
1996
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Someone to Watch Over Me
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1996
ActorThe Pebble and the Penguin
Royal / Tika (voice)
1995
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Go West Young Man
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1995
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Electric Christmas
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1994
ActorA Flintstones Christmas Carol
(TV Movie) Nephew Ned (voice)
1994
ActorThe Baby Huey Show
(TV Series) (voice)
1994
ActorThree Little Pigs Sing a Gig
(Video short) Lippy Pig (voice)
1994
ActorA Troll in Central Park
Boss (voice)
1994
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Once Upon an Avalanche
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1994
ActorThumbelina
Hero / Reverend Rat (voice)
1994
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Star Quest
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1993
ActorMorris Has a Cold
(Short) Morris (voice)
1993
ActorMouse Soup
(Short) Weasel (voice)
1993
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: Shadow of a Doubt
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1993
ActorGarfield and Friends
(TV Series) McKraven / Webster the Rabbit - Super Sonic Seymour/A Mildly Mental Mix-Up/The Garfield Rap (1992) ... (voice) - Ghost of a Chance/Roy Gets Sacked/Revenge of the Living Lunch (1992) ... McKraven (voice) - All Things Fat and Small/U.S. Acres: Robin Hog/Hare Replacement (1990) ... Webster the Rabbit (voice)
1990-1992
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: A Fine Feathered Frenzy
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1992
ActorDisney's Ariel the Little Mermaid
(Video Game) Seahorse (voice)
1992
ActorUncle Elephant
(Short) Uncle (voice)
1991
ActorRock-A-Doodle
Stuey (voice)
1991
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: A Flight to the Finish
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1991
ActorAdventures in Odyssey: The Knight Travellers
(Video short) Eugene Meltsner (voice)
1991
ActorAdventures of the Gummi Bears
(TV Series) Ogres / Gad / Zook / ... - Wings Over Dunwyn (1991) ... Gad / Zook / Ogres (voice) - Trading Faces (1991) ... Gad / Zook / Ogres (voice) - Tummi Trouble (1991) ... Gad / Zook / Ogres (voice) - King Igthorn: Part II (1990) ... Gad / Zook / Ogres (voice) - King Igthorn: Part I (1990) ... Gad / Zook / Ogres (voice) Show all 47 episodes
1985-1991
ActorABC Weekend Specials
(TV Series) Mouse / Francois / Grubby / ... - Ralph S. Mouse (1991) ... Mouse (voice) - Cap'n O.G. Readmore's Puss in Boots (1988) ... Francois (voice) - The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (1985) ... Grubby / Tweeg / Wooly (voice) - Cap'n O.G. Readmore's Jack and the Beanstalk (1985) ... Wordsy / Humpty Dumpty (voice) - The Bollo Caper (1985) ... Clamper Carstair / Chestnut / Monkey #1 (voice)
1985-1991
ActorJack and the Beanstalk
(Video short) Bean Seller (voice, uncredited)
1990
ActorThe Clean Club
(Short) (voice)
1990
ActorA Gnome Named Gnorm
Gnorm
1990
ActorStanley and the Dinosaurs
(Short) (voice)
1990
ActorThe Little Mermaid
Seahorse (voice)
1989
ActorThe Smurfs
(TV Series) Slime / Selwyn Quarrel / Cousin McDougall / ... - Phantom Bagpiper/Jungle Jitterbug (1989) ... Cousin McDougall - Castaway Smurfs/Legendary Smurfs (1987) ... Wizard Anton (voice) - Stuck on Smurfs/Puppy (1985) ... Additional Voices (voice) - Smurfing for Ghosts/The Gargoyle of Quarrel Castle (1984) ... Selwyn Quarrel - Babes in Wartland/The Smurf-Walk Cafe (1984) ... Slime (voice) Show all 8 episodes
1984-1989
ActorThe Land Before Time
Petrie (voice)
1988
ActorSuperman
(TV Series short) Conroy - Destroy the Defendroids/The Adoption (1988) ... Conroy (voice)
1988
ActorThe Wizard of Speed and Time
All the Unions / Mr. President (voice, as William Z. Ryan)
1988
ActorTotally Minnie
(TV Movie) Goofy / Pete (voice)
1988
ActorThe Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin
(TV Series) Grubby / Louie - The Mystery Unravels (1987) ... Grubby (voice) - L.B.'s Wedding (1987) ... Grubby / Louie (voice) - On the Beaches (1987) ... Grubby (voice) - The Journey Home (1987) ... Grubby (voice) - Father's Day (1987) ... Grubby (voice) Show all 65 episodes
1986-1987
ActorDuckTales
(TV Series) Captain Pietro / Weasels / Captain Blackheart / ... - Duck in the Iron Mask (1987) ... Captain Pietro (voice) - Raiders of the Lost Harp (1987) ... (voice) - Back Out in the Outback (1987) ... Weasels (voice) - Time Teasers (1987) ... Captain Blackheart (voice) - Merit-Time Adventure (1987) ... Dogface Pete (voice) Show all 9 episodes
1987
ActorTeen Wolf
(TV Series) Chubs - Scott and the Howlers (1987) ... Chubs (voice) - Diary of a Mad Werewolf (1987) ... Chubs (voice) - Toot Toot, Tut Tut and All That Rot (1987) ... Chubs (voice) - It's No Picnic Being Teen Wolf (1987) ... Chubs (voice) - Teen Wolf's Curse (1987) ... Chubs (voice) Show all 13 episodes
1986-1987
ActorThe Mother Goose Video Treasury
(Video short) Bertram The Gander (voice)
1987
ActorSport Goofy in Soccermania
(Short) Scrooge McDuck / The Beagle Boys / Gyro Gearloose (voice)
1987
ActorAlice Through the Looking Glass
(TV Movie) The Paper Man (voice)
1987
ActorDown and Out with Donald Duck
(TV Movie) Pete / Goofy (voice)
1987
ActorDTV 'Doggone' Valentine
(TV Movie) Pongo (voice)
1987
ActorFrog and Toad Together
(Short) Frog (voice)
1987
ActorAn American Tail
Digit (voice)
1986
ActorMy Little Pony 'n Friends
(TV Series short) Additional Voices - The End of Flutter Valley: Part 8 (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
1986
ActorWildfire
(TV Series) - A Visit to Wonderland (1986) ... (voice, as Wil Ryan)
1986
ActorPooh's Great School Bus Adventure
(Short) Rabbit / Tigger (voice)
1986
ActorThe Glo Friends
(TV Series) Various Characters (1986) (voice)
1986
ActorDumbo's Circus
(TV Series) Barnaby the Dog - She's Really Something Special (1986) ... Barnaby the Dog (voice) - Welcome to Melody Land (1986) ... Barnaby the Dog (voice) - The Annual Summer Parade (1986) ... Barnaby the Dog (voice) - Lilli Come's Home (1986) ... Barnaby the Dog (voice) - Lilli's Surprise Birthday (1986) ... Barnaby the Dog (voice) Show all 81 episodes
1985-1986
ActorDTV Valentine
(TV Movie) Pongo / Goofy (voice)
1986
ActorG.I. Joe
(TV Series) Footloose / Rock 'n Roll / Rock 'N Roll - Cold Slither (1985) ... Footloose / Rock 'n Roll (voice) - Hearts and Cannons (1985) ... Footloose (voice) - Flint's Vacation (1985) ... Footloose (voice) - Worlds Without End: Part 2 (1985) ... Footloose (voice) - Worlds Without End: Part 1 (1985) ... Footloose (voice) Show all 13 episodes
1985
ActorThe Wuzzles
(TV Series) Wishing Well - Eleroo's Wishday (1985) ... Wishing Well (voice)
1985
ActorCBS Storybreak
(TV Series) - Witch-Cat (1985) ... (voice) - Robbut: A Tale of Tails (1985) ... (voice)
1985
ActorToo Smart for Strangers
(TV Movie) Rabbit / Tigger (voice)
1985
ActorFrog and Toad Are Friends
(Short) Frog (voice)
1985
ActorG.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra
(TV Mini-Series) Rock 'n Roll - Amusement Park of Terror (1984) ... Rock 'n Roll (voice) - Battle on the Roof of the World (1984) ... Rock 'n Roll (voice) - The Palace of Doom (1984) ... Rock 'n Roll (voice) - The Vines of Evil (1984) ... Rock 'n Roll (voice) - In the Cobra's Pit (1984) ... Rock 'n Roll (voice)
1984
ActorHarold and His Amazing Green Plants
(Short) Harold / Narrator (voice)
1984
ActorFitness and Me: Why Exercise?
(Short) (voice, as W.Z. Ryan)
1984
ActorMickey's Christmas Carol
(Short) Collector for the Poor #2 / Ghost of Christmas Present (Willie the Giant) / Ghost of Christmas Future (Pete) / ... (voice)
1983
ActorWelcome to Pooh Corner
(TV Series) Rabbit (1983-1986) / Tigger (1983-1986) (voice)
1983
ActorWinnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore
(Short) Rabbit (voice)
1983
RoleTitleYear
WriterImitation of Wife
(Short) (based on characters created by)
2015
WriterSchmo Boat
(Short) (based on characters created by)
2015
WriterThe Adventures of Biffle and Shooster
(based on characters created by)
2015
WriterBride of Finklestein
(Short) (based on characters created by)
2015
WriterThe Biffle Murder Case
(Short) (based on characters created by)
2015
WriterIt's a Frame-Up!
(Short) (additional dialogue) / (based on characters created by)
2013
WriterThe Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
(TV Series) (1 episode, 1997) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1996) - Oh, the People You'll Meet (1997) - The Guest (1996) ... (teleplay) - The King's Beard (1996) ... (written by) - Who Are You, Sue Snue? (1996) ... (teleplay)
WriterABC Weekend Specials
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - Commander Toad in Space (1993) ... (teleplay)
1993
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackImitation of Wife
(Short) (performer: "Ain't We Got Fun")
2015
SoundtrackMGM Sing-Alongs: Friends
(Video short) (performer: "The Good Ship Misery")
1997
SoundtrackThe Pebble and the Penguin
(performer: "The Good Ship Misery")
1995
SoundtrackThe Making of '...And God Spoke'
(writer: "Tell The World To Take A Hike")
1993
SoundtrackMouse Soup
(Short) (performer: "Don't Have Nothin'") / (writer: "Feeling Good", "Don't Have Nothin'")
1993
SoundtrackHighway to Hell
(writer: "The Ice Cream Man Song")
1991
SoundtrackDonald Duck's 50th Birthday
(TV Special short) (lyrics: "Goin' Quackers") / (music: "Goin' Quackers")
1984
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentMouse Soup
(Short) (composer: songs)
1993
Music departmentUncle Elephant
(Short) (composer: songs)
1991
Music departmentABC Weekend Specials
(TV Series) (songs - 2 episodes) - Ralph S. Mouse (1991) ... (songs: exercise) / (songs: radio)
1991
Music departmentStanley and the Dinosaurs
(Short) (composer: songs)
1990
Music departmentWelcome to Pooh Corner
(TV Series) (composer: songs - 1983)
1983
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
(TV Series) (consulting producer)
1996
ProducerMouse Soup
(Short) (associate producer)
1993
ProducerABC Weekend Specials
(TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode) - Commander Toad in Space (1993) ... (associate producer)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ComposerToo Smart for Strangers
(TV Movie)
1985
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewA Gnome Named Gnorm
(gnorm wrangler)
1990
RoleTitleYear
ThanksI Know That Voice
(Documentary) (special thanks)
2013
RoleTitleYear
SelfKen Forsse: Come Dream with Me Tonight
(Documentary) (post-production) Self
SelfI Know That Voice
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfThe One and Only June Foray
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfFrog and Toad: Behind the Scenes
(Documentary short) Frog (voice, uncredited)
1985
SelfThe Disney Family Album
(TV Series documentary) Self - Voice Actors (1985) ... Self
1985
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageLes Chroniques du Mea
(TV Series) Self - Le Noël de Mickey (1983) (2020) ... Self
2020
Archive footageThe Little Mermaid Live!
(TV Movie) Seahorse
2019
Archive footageMickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse
(Video) Willie the Giant / Pete / Collector for the Poor #2 (segment 'Mickey's Christmas Carol')
2001