Patrick John Warburton (born November 14, 1964) is an American actor of television, film, and voice. He is known for his several TV roles, including the title role of The Tick, David Puddy on Seinfeld, the evil Johnny Johnson on NewsRadio, and anchorman Jeb Denton on Less Than Perfect. As a voice actor, his distinctive deep voice has been lent to well-known roles including Ken in Bee Movie, Kronk in The Emperor's New Groove and its sequels, bodyguard Brock Samson on The Venture Bros., paraplegic police officer Joe Swanson on Family Guy, Steve Barkin on Kim Possible, Buzz Lightyear in the Buzz Lightyear of Star Command TV series, and The Wolf in Hoodwinked, among others. He currently stars as macho married man Jeff Bingham in the CBS television program Rules of Engagement.
Warburton was born in Paterson, New Jersey. His mother, Barbara Lord (née Barbara Jeanne Gratz), is an actress, and his father, John Charles Warburton, Jr., is an orthopedic surgeon. He has three sisters, Mary, Lara, and Megan. He was raised in a "conservative" Catholic family, and grew up in Huntington Beach, California, where he attended Saints Simon and Jude Catholic School until high school. Warburton attended...
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