Dan Hennessey

Dan Hennessey
Born (1941-08-25) August 25, 1941
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1973present

Dan Hennessey (born August 25, 1941) is a Canadian voice actor who, early on in his career, performed with a children's comedy troupe (with John Stocker, Bruce Gordon, Harriet Cohen, and Jerelyn Homer). That same year, in 1973, he played Claudius, King of Denmark in his first film, a Canadian adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet play.

A decade later, he was the voice of Chief Quimby and other characters on DiC's Inspector Gadget and starred as Dizzy in Nelvana's first feature film, Rock & Rule.

His best-known role is the voice of Brave Heart Lion in the animated Care Bears franchise (he also voiced Loyal Heart Dog as well as the Irish voice of Good Luck Bear on an episode of the television series).


During the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, Hennessey had many voice roles to his credit, appearing both in animation and live-action, in films, series and specials. During this time, Dan also worked as a voice director in the same areas.

Most recently, from 1996 to 2010, Hennessey appeared on Nick Jr.'s Little Bear.


Voice work

Voice direction


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