It communicates. It informs. It entertains. It sells.
Powers was the voice of Budman in those now-classic Budweiser TV and radio commercials.
After TV actor Sorrell Booke passed away, they needed someone to re-create his distinctive Boss Hogg character voice for the popular “Dukes of Hazzard” computer game. Yup, that was actually Wayne as Boss Hogg!
His animation work includes “Dennis the Menace,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and one of his personal favorites, Mike Stribling’s “Tale of Tillie’s Dragon,” in which Wayne Portrays Uncle St. George, the dragon slayer and paternal watchdog over charming little Tillie, whose newest playmate turns out to be a friendly dragon. Click to shop for “Tale of Tillie’s Dragon” on Amazon
A veteran of hundreds and hundreds of television and radio commercials, Wayne created the character voice and that distinctive bird cackle laugh as one of the original hilariously delinquent crows on the Windex TV commercials, a role he continued for over 13 years. Click to watch those zany crows
He served as the spokesman on the highly acclaimed Heineken Premium Light “Share the Good” radio campaign. Click to listen to a “Share the Good” radio spot.
Powers also voiced the acclaimed Max Lucado 3-D animation series, “Hermie: A Common Caterpillar,” with Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Harvey Korman and Melissa Disney, where Powers portrays Schneider the Snail, among several other characters.
Wayne was blessed with a distinctive yet remarkably versatile voice. He developed vocal skills which have been honed over many decades of recording sessions and directing professional voiceover workshops, all of which have earned him a respected place in the industry.
Today, Powers continues to “give voice” to a wide array of characters, products and services – so, keep listening!