Frank Welker

1946 - Today

Photo of Frank Welker

Icon of person Frank Welker

Franklin Wendell Welker (born March 12, 1946) is an American actor who specializes in voice acting and has contributed character voices and other vocal effects to television and motion pictures. As of 2021, Welker holds over 860 film, television, and video game credits, making him one of the most prolific voice actors of all time. With a total worldwide box-office gross of $17.4 billion, he is also the third highest-grossing actor of all time.Welker is best known for voicing Fred Jones in the Scooby-Doo franchise since its inception in 1969, and Scooby-Doo himself since 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Welker has received more than 5,519,946 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Welker is the 2,491st most popular actor (down from 1,857th in 2019), the 4,107th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,230th in 2019) and the 1,214th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Frank Welkers by language


Among actors, Frank Welker ranks 2,491 out of 10,030Before him are Murray Hamilton, Vidya Balan, Paul Wegener, Murray Head, Fernando Colunga, and Leila Abashidze. After him are Mayumi Tanaka, Kajol, Ioan Gruffudd, Tuba Büyüküstün, Neve Campbell, and Jon Polito.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1946, Frank Welker ranks 261Before him are Colin Burgess, Nicole Garcia, Anatoliy Banishevskiy, Eugene Levy, Slim Borgudd, and Murray Head. After him are Piet Schrijvers, Mick Ronson, Roselyne Bachelot, Luis Puenzo, Gérard Grisey, and Andreas Katsulas.

Others Born in 1946

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Welker ranks 4,107 out of 15,968Before him are Cynthia Rhodes (1956), Murray Hamilton (1923), Vonda N. McIntyre (1948), Bruce Sterling (1954), Raymond Smith Dugan (1878), and Cecil Taylor (1929). After him are Cyrus McCormick (1809), Donny Hathaway (1945), Victoria Woodhull (1838), John Zerzan (1943), Kerry King (1964), and Chuck Grassley (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frank Welker ranks 1,214Before him are Sarah Clarke (1972), Arthur O'Connell (1908), Tom Mix (1880), Wil Wheaton (1972), Cynthia Rhodes (1956), and Murray Hamilton (1923). After him are Jon Polito (1950), Bruce Cabot (1904), Doug Jones (1960), Joe Dallesandro (1948), Herbert Ross (1927), and Ty Burrell (1967).

Television and Movie Roles