Cast - Voice Artists
Eli Marienthal is the Voice of Hogarth...
a nine year old boy who dreams about saving the world from aliens.
When he finds a 50 foot robot in his backyard it's up to him to
save the iron giant from the government! In the process Hogarth
teaches the robot to speak and what it's like to be human.
Marienthal, a young actor (Jack Frost, and Slums of Beverly
Hills) is a native of the Bay Area of California, where he studied
at the East Bay French American School and at the prestigious American
Conservatory Theater's Young Conservatory.
Diesel is the voice of the Iron Giant...
the 50 foot robot that Hogarth finds. With an BIG appetite
for metal, and eyes that change color according to his mood, he
becomes best friends with the little boy. The robot
is somewhat of a transformer and has the heart of a child. It's
up to Hogarth to teach this huge robot how to use his size and power
for good and to respect human life, but can Hogarth
do it before the government destroys his newly found friend?
. Diesel is a New York native, whose been acting since the
age of seven. He majored in English at Hunter College and
began writing screenplays (Mulit-Facial).
Upon viewing this screenplay, Steven Spielberg created the role
of Private Carpazo for Diesel in his Oscar-winning Saving
Private Ryan. The actor/filmmaker (Pitch
Black) is currently developing Doormen, an original
screenplay based on his experiences as a bouncer in New York City,
which he plans to direct and star.
Aniston is the voice of Annie...
Hogarth's mother, who works hard as a waitress in the local diner.
As a single mom, she's cautious with a trusting nature and strong
moral fiber. She is Hogarth's friend as well as family and is always
trying to keep up with her adventurous son's next move. .
Aniston, the famous actress currently stars in NBC's TV sitcom,
"Friends". Aniston is the daughtor of actor John Aniston,
and started her acting career at age 11 when she joined the Rudolf's
Steiner School's drama club. Later she graduated at New York's
High School of Performing Arts in 1986. Some of her many starring
Office Space, The Object of My Affection, Picture Perfect and
She's the One.
Connick, Jr is the voice of Dean...
who's a combination between a beatnik, artist, and a junk yard owner
who sees art where others see junk. He's got a jazzy, creative energy
that encourages people to think for themselves. His laid-back, freewheeling
attitude is nicely tempered with a unique sense of humor. He becomes
Hogarth's close human friend and finds out there's a lot he has
in common with the nine year old kid.. He is both an award-winning
recording artist and a highly successful actor. At age 10,
Connick recorded his first song with a home town jazz band, and
at 19 released his first album He has won many awards
including one gold, four multi-plantinum albums; two Grammy's,
and an Emmy. His most recent movie was in Hope Floats
starring opposite Sandra Bullock.
is the charming voice of Kent Mansley, the manipulative, ambitious
government agent sent to investigate the Iron Giant. With sleazy
charm and a secret agenda to boost his own career, Kent is hot on
Hogarth's trail to get the information he needs. Believing he has
proof of the Iron Giant's existence and eager to make his reputation,
he calls in the military to protect the townspeople from the threat
he perceives in the Giant. McDonald is a talented actor who has
done many movies as well as television roles including; SLC Punk,
Lawn Dogs, The Faculty, Thelma and Louise, The Quiz Show and
Flubber. His television roles include the adaptation of Leave
it To Beaver, and Veronica's Closet . McDonald's
future projects include Requiem for a Dream and Universal's
The Skulls. On television he's working on the new CBS
drama Family Law, which premieres this Fall.
Mahoney is the Voice of General Rogard
Leachman is the Voice of Mrs. Tensedge
Gammon is the Voice of
Foreman Marv Loach and Floyd Turbeaux
Emmet Walsh is the Voice of
Jack Angel, Robert Bergen, Mary Kay Bergman, Michael
Bird Devon Borisoff, Rodger Bumpass, Robert Clotworthy
Jennifer Darling, Zack Eginton, Paul Eiding, Bill Farmer Charles
Howerton, Ollie Johnston, Sherry Lynn
Mickie T. McGowan, Ryan O'Donohue, Phil Proctor
Frank Thomas, Patti Tippo, & Brian Tochi