John Roberts

January 2015  - "Bob's Burgers"


What did you want to become when you were a child?

A comic :)


How did your friends/family react when you told them you wanted to be a comedian?

They laughed. 


How long have you been acting/doing voice actor for?

Acting since middle school. Bob's Burgers is my first voice over job.


How did you feel when Entertainment Weekly names Tina Belcher one of the best characters currently on television?

I felt a little jealous. 


How long did it take you to figure out the perfect voice for Linda?

Pretty much just had is ready to go since she was based on a character I already created. 


What has been your greatest accomplishment so far:

"Bob's Burgers" Emmy & my little dog too. 

** Bob's Burgers won the Primetime Emmy for Best Animated Program in 2014


Who inspires you in the industry?

Nice creative people to work, grow, and learn from. 


What aspects of your job do you like best/least?

It's always awesome to be employed and I love that the fans of Bob's really enjoy the show on a very personal level. I don't like the lunch orders all the writers  get from greasy spoon diners. :)


Describe your style in terms of fashion:

Cool, cunt, confident. 


What makes you happy?

My dog, my mom. Seeing old friends succeed in life. Residual checks...


What brings you the greatest satisfaction?

Having a great performance. 


What is your favourite song at the moment, and of all time?

If It Wasn't True by Shamir. Keep On D-Train. 


What is the one thing you wish you knew when you were younger?

Everyone is faking it.


What is your biggest guilty pleasure?

Bikini briefs. 


Describe yourself in 5 words:

Kind, funny, passionate, loyal, horny. 


What do you most value in people?



Name 2 things people don't know about you:

I'm a clean freak. I talk to myself a lot. 


What is your motto?

If you don't wanna fuck me fuck off.


Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Married with kids.


Any advice for men wanting to become a comedian/voice actor?

Keep going. 


Any last words?

Thanks again, you're very talented!