David Menkin (born May 10th, 1977 in Norway) is a Norwegian-born American-English actor who provides voices for the UK and US narrations of Thomas & Friends.
He is known for appearing and voiceover in various films and games, such as "Wit", "Arthur Christmas" and "Kinect Sports". He is perhaps best known for voicing Preston Marlowe and Captain Joseph Brady from the "Battlefield" series. He was the voice for Scoop in the US version of "Bob the Builder: Ready! Steady! Build!". He provides the vocal performances of Virgil and Gordon Tracy in the series "Thunderbirds are Go!".
He can speak fluent Norwegian and Swedish.
- Stanley (The Truth About Toby)
- Porter (US; seventeenth season onwards - UK; Pouty James and Cranky at the End of the Line)
- I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside (performed)
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas (performed)
- Will You Won't You (performed)
- Both David and Kerry Shale voiced characters together in "Arthur Christmas".
- He, Rob Rackstraw and Rupert Degas voiced characters together in "Bob the Builder". Steven Kynman and Lucy Montgomery also currently voice characters in the show. Sharon Miller, Marc Seal, Sam Barlow, Ross Hastings, Lee Pressman, Helen Farrall, Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson, James Mason, Simon Nicholson and Polly Churchill have all written episodes for the show.
- Gadi Levy, Dan Shatzberg, Holger Potzern, Simona Pahl, Steven Elford, Achim Schülke, Tobias Diakow, Jens Wendland, Marjolein Algera, Ernesto Lezama, Øyvind Borgemoen Lyse, Fabian Harloff, Dave Ingham, José Gilberto Vilchis, Nigel Chilvers, Lenora Hume, Miranda Larson, Stan Limburg, Lutz Harder, Francisco Colmenero, Knud Riepen, Eberhard Haar, Robert Kotulla, Ricardo Silva, Louise Kramskoy, Erik Schäffler, Douglas Welbat, Carlos Enrique Bonilla, Katja Brügger, Christian Rudolf, Jürgen Holdorf, Holger Mahlich, Robert Missler and TUGS voice actor Ian James Corlett have also worked on it.
- He, Shale, Jules de Jongh, and Joseph May voiced the DC characters from "LittleBigPlanet 2".
- He was not credited in the US King of the Railway credits, despite voicing Jack.
- Both he and Stefan Ashton Frank voiced characters from "Battlefield: Bad Company".
- Both he and Ricardo Silva voiced Scoop from "Bob the Builder" in their respective languages.
- He, Rasmus Hardiker, Teresa Gallagher, William Hope, Bob Golding, Nick Ostler, Dave Peacock, Mark Huckerby, Gilan Shachaf, Saar Badishi and Yehonatan Magon have worked on "Thunderbirds Are Go". There have also been several other people that have worked on other parts of the Thunderbirds franchise:
- He and John Schwab both had roles in "Zero Dark Thirty".
- He, Joseph May, Glenn Wrage, William Hope and John Schwab all voice characters in "Alien: Isolation".
- He, Shale and Degas voiced characters in "Red Dwarf".
- He, de Jongh and Hardiker voice charcaters in "Floogals". Michael Carrington, Matt Porter, Jessica Kedward and Kirsty Peart also worked on the show.
- He and Jonathan Forbes both have roles in "Fearless".
- He, Glenn Wrage, Jules de Jongh, Kerry Shale, John Schwab, Martin Sherman, Christopher Ragland and Robert Slade all voiced characters in "Horizon: Zero Dawn".