Gilbert Gottfried (born February 28, 1955) is an American actor, voice actor and stand-up comedian, best known for his trademark comedic persona of speaking in a loud, grating tone of voice. He has played numerous roles in film and television, perhaps most notably voicing Iago the parrot in Disney's Aladdin (1992), and co-starred in the Problem Child movies. He is also known for voicing Digit in the children's cartoon/educational math-based show Cyberchase and formerly the Aflac duck until comments he made in regards to the 2011 Japanese tsunami.
For Nickelodeon, he has voiced Jerry the Bellybutton Elf on The Ren & Stimpy Show, voiced El Cerdo on El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, a Barn Buddy in an episode of Back at the Barnyard, Kraang Subprime on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and a duck in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, and also played Roy in an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? However, his most notable role on the network was as Dr. Bender and his son Wendell in a few episodes of The Fairly OddParents. He also appeared among the celebrities at the end of the SpongeBob SquarePants special "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout" and voiced Sal in "The Hankering".