Shane Rimmer (May 28th, 1929 — March 29th, 2019) was a Canadian voice actor in The Amazing World of Gumball. Starting in "The Extras," he voiced Louie. He had a long and prolific career in film and television. He died on March 29th, 2019 at the age of 89.



  • Flaming Frontier (Running Bear)
  • Dr. Strangelove (Co-pilot Ace)
  • The Bedford Incident (Sparks Naval Officer)
  • Thunderbirds (voice of Scott Tracy)
  • Thunderbirds Are Go (voice of Scott Tracy)
  • You Only Live Twice (Control Operator)
  • The Dirty Dozen (Car Pool Sergeant Brady)
  • Thunderbirds 6 (voice of Scott Tracy)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (Security Chief Tom Shaw)
  • Scorpio (Detective Reisen)
  • S*P*Y*S* (CIA agent Hestler)
  • Rollerball (Dallas coach Ace Logan)
  • The Human Factor (Joe Carter)
  • The People That Time Forgot (Pilot Hogan)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Incom Engineer)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (Captain Carter USS Wayne)
  • Warlords of Atlantis (Captain Daniels)
  • Hanover Street (Colonel Robert Bart)
  • Arabian Adventure (Abu - Rebel Leader)


  • Superman II (NASA Base Control Chief)
  • The Dogs of War (Dr. Harry Oaks)
  • Reds (Chairman MacAlpine)
  • Priest of Love (John Kelly)
  • Gandhi (Edward R. Murrow)
  • Superman III (Sheriff Mullins)
  • The Hunger (John Jelinek)
  • The Lonely Lady (Adelph Fannon)
  • Affair at Nairobi (Jason Gardener)
  • Reunion at Fairborough (Joe Szylik)
  • Morons from Outer Space (Redneck)
  • The Holcroft Covenant (NYPD Officer Miles)
  • Dreamchild (Studio Head Newman)
  • White Knights (Ambassador Jim Smith)
  • Space (Commentator Dunne)
  • Gulag (Reporter Bradley)
  • Out of Africa (Gamekeeper Belnap)
  • Of Pure Blood (Colonel Kranz)
  • The Last Days of Patton (Chief Surgeon Hawes)
  • Roman Holiday (Editor Hogan)
  • Whoops Apocalypse (Secretary of State M. Gelbert)
  • A Very British Coup (U.S. Secretary of State)
  • Crusoe (Captain Mather)
  • The Bourne Identity (General Conklin)
  • Coded Hostile (Admiral Riley)
  • Company Business (Ambassador Jim Smith)
  • A Kiss Before Dying (Commentator Dunne)
  • Year of the Comet (T.T. Kelleher)
  • Chaplin (Manager/Agent)
  • A Kid in King Arthur's Court (Baseball Coach)
  • Space Truckers (E.J. Saggs)
  • Hollywood Ten (Prosecutor Parnell)
  • Spy Game (Agent Reg Bowels)
  • Caught in the Act (George the Father)
  • Mee Shee the Water Giant (Anderson)
  • Batman Begins (Lennie)
  • Alien Autopsy (A General)
  • Lovelorn (Barman)
  • Dark Shadows (Boardroom Member)

Television appearances


  • Come Fly With Me (Host)
  • After Hours (Vocal Singer)
  • Compact (Editor Corrigan)
  • The Saint (Major Smith, "The Hijackers")
  • Thunderbirds (voice of Scott Tracy)
  • Dangerman (Buchanan, "The Mercenaries")
  • Orlando (Kahn)
  • Dr. Who (Seth Harper)
  • Court Martial (Ramsey, "All Roads Lead to")
  • Lee Oswald: Assassin (Marine Sergeant)
  • Captain Scarlet and The Mysterons (Voice-over, "Flight to Atlantica")
  • Coronation Street (US Sergeant Joe Donnelli)
  • The Chicago Conspiracy (Chief Prosecutor Tom Foran)
  • UFO (Pilot Bill Johnson, "Identified")
  • UFO (CIA Agent Rosen, "Confetti Check A-OK")
  • The Persuaders (Lomax, "Element of Risk")
  • The Protectors (Zeke Daly, "Zeke's Blues")
  • Great Mysteries (Sergeant Warren, "The Confessional")
  • Space 1999 (Eagle Pilot, "Breakaway")
  • Space 1999 (James Kelly, "Space Brain")
  • Billion Dollar Bubble (Fred Levin)
  • Hadleigh (Pollack, "Divorce")
  • Second Verdict (Harold G. Hoffman, "Lindbergh Killing")
  • Alternative 3 (Bob "Buzz" Brodin)
  • Professional Foul (Stone)
  • One & Only Phillis Dixey (US Colonel)
  • The Famous Five (Mr. Henning, "5 at Finniston Farm")
  • Silver Bears (American Banker)
  • Power Struggle (Mr. "Big" M. Shaw)
  • Return of the Saint (Falco, "Dragonseed")
  • A Man Called Intrepid (Willoughby)
  • Speed King (Ambassador Bingham)
  • Charlie Muffin (CIA Agent Braley, "A Deadly Game")
  • The Secret Army (Canadian Commandant)


  • Oppoenheimer (Ed Compton)
  • Tales of the Unexpected (Arthur Beauchamp, "My Lady Love" and "Dove")
  • Bognor (CIA Agent Higgins, "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie")
  • The Rose Medallion (Sergeant Ed Busorsky)
  • Tales of the Unexpected (John Smith, "Man With a Fortune")
  • Nanny (Dick Leonard, "Fathers Ep. 9)
  • Philip Marlowe (Det. Sergeant Murphy, "Smart Aleck Kill")
  • Agatha Christie (Hank P. Ryder, "The Crackler")
  • Alas Smith & Jones (Sketches)
  • Master of the Game (Hugh Carroll)
  • Lace (P.R. Hal Carson)
  • Mistral's Daughter (Harry Klein)
  • Ellis Island (TV Announcer Duffy)
  • House of Mystery & Suspense (Dr. Hersch, "Last Video & Testament")
  • Space (General Quigley)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Edgehill (Brod Sarnton)
  • Gulag (Jay)
  • Dick Spanner: Private Eye (voice of Dick Spanner)
  • The Last Days of Patton (Dr. Colonel Lawrence Ball)
  • Anastasia (Publisher Ben Grant)
  • The 2 Mrs. Grenvilles (Security Nolan)
  • Return of Sherlock Holmes (Stark)
  • Riviera (Doc Ed Turner)
  • Breakthrough at Reykjavik (George Schultz)
  • Van Der Valk (Lovell J. Wallace, "A Sudden Silence")
  • Coronation Street (Malcolm Reid)
  • The Bourne Identity (General Conklin)
  • The Fortunate Pilgrim (Republican Reilly)
  • A Very British Coup (US Secretary of State)
  • Street Legal (Coach Tim Thomas, "Basketball Story")
  • Coded Hostile (Admiral Riley)
  • Red King, White Knight (General)
  • The Nightmare Years (Ambassador Todd)
  • Enemy's Enemy (George Schultz, Episode "Del" 4)
  • Stanley & the Women (Morton Fendig)
  • Land of Hope & Glory (Bob, "Auth. Taste of England")
  • Double Vision (Skipper Richards)
  • Lipstick on Your Collar (Lt. Colonel Trekker)
  • I.K. - Ivar Kreuger (President Hoover)
  • Only Love (Chief Krall)
  • The Dockers (US Union Leader)
  • 7 Industrial Wonders (William Kingsley, "Brooklyn Bridge")
  • Caught in the Act (Father)
  • Hiroshima (US Secretary of State Byrnes)
  • The Amazing World of Gumball (voice of Louie)


  • He joined Gumball at the age of 85, making him the oldest voice actor to work on the show.
  • He was the first voice actor to pass away voicing a character on the show, unless one counts dub voice actors.

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Voice actors Logan GroveJacob HopkinsNicolas CantuDuke CutlerKwesi BoakyeTerrell Ransom, Jr.Donielle T. Hansley Jr.Christian J. SimonTeresa GallagherKyla Rae KowalewskiJessica McDonaldHugo Harold-HarrisonDan RussellRupert DegasBrian BlessedSandra Searles DickinsonMic GravesKerry ShaleLewis MacLeodAlix Wilton ReganAdam LongStefan Ashton FrankMax CazierNicky JonesJake PrattSimon LipkinAnthony HullGillian HannaSteve FurstShane RimmerBeatbox HobbitFergus CraigMaria Teresa CreaseyNaomi McDonaldRich FulcherAlex JordanMilly UptonJames GowerCharles Philipp
Production team Ben BocqueletMic GravesRichard OverallGrant OrchardAntoine PerezMichael CarringtonDaniel LennardBen LocketGuillaume CassutoYann BenediManu JavellePaul Rice
Writers Andrew JonesBen BocqueletChris GarbuttCiaran MurtaghDaniel BergGuillaume CassutoJames LamontJess RansomJon BrittainJon FosterJoe ParhamLouise CoatsTom CrowleyNathan AuerbachTimothy MillsTobi WilsonJoe MarkhamJohn SheermanJames HamiltonJames HuntrodsJon PurkisTom NeenanJack BernhardtPaul Rice
Storyboard artists Sylvain MarcAurelie CharbonnierChris GarbuttChuck KleinRob LatimerGeorge GendiMichael GendiKent OsborneBenjamin MarsaudAmandine PécharmanAdrian MaganzaWilliam LaborieJean TexierAkis DimitrakopoulosAndy KellyWandrille MaunouryOliver HamiltonYani OuabdesselamSebastian HaryRichard MérilBianca AnsemsChloé Nicolay
Guest stars Brian BlessedClive RussellTravis Blake-HallSir Derek JacobiDavid WarnerRich FulcherTogo IgawaNaoko MoriLiza RossBrian SearsGarrick HagonRebecca SloanJoseph PellingBaker TerryHugo DonkinMilly UptonJenny FellnerLorelei KingLuke McQuillanJavier Fernandez-PeñaRob RackstrawJack SimmonsJoe SuggBen Champion
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